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    Plugged Dryer

    Another company was working on this all day the day before I got there could not figure it out. seemed pretty obvious to me.Name:  Plugged Dryer 001.jpg
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    Suction drier looks like it should have been pulled 5 years ago.
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    What’s going on with the grey tape in second photo ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Turtleman View Post
    What’s going on with the grey tape in second photo ?
    It’s a piss poor attempt at using foam tape suction line was wet or frosted my swag
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    I first thought it was backwards.
    But all day and then you go there to fix, must of been a heavy bill on that customer


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    "seems like it is low on charge...let's add some more."
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    The new style of fixed orofice? Never seen one this plugged.... Be interesting to see what is in it.

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    Someone put POE oil in an old system?


    Quote Originally Posted by Juan Madera View Post
    The new style of fixed orofice? Never seen one this plugged.... Be interesting to see what is in it.
    If you were a real tech, you'd solder a relay on that board and call it good to go.

    I do a triple evac with nitro to remove non condensables.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Juan Madera View Post
    The new style of fixed orofice? Never seen one this plugged.... Be interesting to see what is in it.
    Trane package units are notorious for this.



    That's a factory 3ci drier on a 5 ton circuit. Let the condenser coils get dirty, and this'll usually happen


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    Quote Originally Posted by jayguy View Post
    "seems like it is low on charge...let's add some more."
    Haha this reminds me, I had this guy that tried to fix his landlords heat pump by adding refrigerant because the indoor coil was icing up during heating operation. To top it off, I pulled 26lbs out the system, nameplate charge was like 6 or 7lbs.....would trip the HP switch immediately

    The root cause, the tstat was loose on the sub base, and was dropping the B output, making the unit go into cooling(rheem unit).




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