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07-30-09, 06:22 AM
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Posted By lake81

Thanks for the replies on the return air and...

Thanks for the replies on the return air and grills. I have 4 siberians the are like shedding blankets. We change our filters every 2 weeks need it or not. We use the pleated type. I read on on of...
07-29-09, 03:00 PM
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Posted By lake81

OK Standings as of this time. Second tech left....

OK Standings as of this time. Second tech left. Slight adjust of freon charge.
Suction Temp: 63
Liquid Temp: 96
Outside Temp: 94

Stated superheat on the mark. Was not there with tech but...
07-28-09, 05:16 PM
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Posted By lake81

I could not understand his response. He told me...

I could not understand his response. He told me they must have put the coil in the hot afternoon. Never was charged properly. Stated other company did not know what they were doing. I must admit the...
07-28-09, 12:53 PM
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Posted By lake81

After much thought I am getting the original...

After much thought I am getting the original company to correct the problem. I did learn alot doing this but for a one time charge of $60 I will let then fix it. This morning they sent the first of a...
07-27-09, 12:21 PM
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Posted By lake81

Well as my luck would have it got a call today...

Well as my luck would have it got a call today that the a/c man can not make it today. He will try latter this week if not early next. I know "friend of friend". Need to find good ac comoany to try...
07-27-09, 06:03 AM
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Posted By lake81

The TXV is what looks to be threaded in. Once the...

The TXV is what looks to be threaded in. Once the system is down it has a compression type fitting on the inlet side and screws onto the distr. The eq tube is also threaded into the suction manifold....
07-26-09, 08:32 PM
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Posted By lake81

One other thing is there anything I can see that...

One other thing is there anything I can see that I can post by looking over his shoulder? When he gets here he will think he has two shadows. I will not get in his way, Just learn.
07-26-09, 08:28 PM
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Posted By lake81

I totally agree with the Bozos r us comment. This...

I totally agree with the Bozos r us comment. This experience has been very educational to me. It has taught me how the a/c system really works. Daddyjohn you have made this as enlighting as if you...
07-26-09, 07:51 PM
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Posted By lake81

the eq tube is hooked to the suction manafold....

the eq tube is hooked to the suction manafold. When I went up to take the temps at the coil I checked the tubes that hook into the suction manafold. Only two were cold. The other 4 were the temp of...
07-26-09, 04:49 PM
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Posted By lake81

suction line at coil 66.4 line is now not...

suction line at coil 66.4
line is now not sweating at coil.
attic 122
could this be a low freon condition. Is it possable moving the bulb worked and now low freon due to working txv?
07-26-09, 03:52 PM
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Posted By lake81

Just took temp readings: Outside temp 105 ...

Just took temp readings:

Outside temp 105
air into compressor outside 104
air flow from fan at top of compressor 117
suction line at outside unit 75
liquid line at outside unit 99
air flow at...
07-26-09, 10:36 AM
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Posted By lake81

I forgot to mention, the 3 that are sweating are...

I forgot to mention, the 3 that are sweating are very cold. You can see this as you look down the coil. It almost looks like frost.
07-26-09, 10:34 AM
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Posted By lake81

Hot Attic Today

Well I pulled the inspection plate and there are 6 tubes coming from the distribtor. 3 are sweatimg 3 are case temp. Suction line sweating, humidity in house going up. stiil have a 19 degree drop...
07-25-09, 03:50 PM
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Posted By lake81

Yes the sweating only stopped for about 20 mins....

Yes the sweating only stopped for about 20 mins. It returned to sweating and the liquid line is warm to the touch. The only thing is it did take me a little bit to get the insulation around the...
07-25-09, 09:04 AM
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Posted By lake81

The sensing bulb I moved it to horizontal. It was...

The sensing bulb I moved it to horizontal. It was horizontal inside the case before. It is now at about the 3 o’clock position. I used the copper clamp that was on it. It is about the width of the...
07-25-09, 06:58 AM
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Posted By lake81

Thanks for the explanation. I will be back in the...

Thanks for the explanation. I will be back in the attic this evening after it cools below 100. I believe when I checked the sensing bulb there were 6 or 8 tubes. I do know only 3 were sweating. This...
07-24-09, 08:14 PM
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Posted By lake81

Like I said daddyjohn, I can do work up to a...

Like I said daddyjohn, I can do work up to a point and then I count of folks like yourself for help. I read this forum almost daily just to understand things hoping they do not happen to me. The way...
07-24-09, 05:07 PM
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Posted By lake81

I was hoping that I could leave the case in...

I was hoping that I could leave the case in place. I have an a/c company coming out on Monday that comes highly recomended. When we spoke today he told me it could be as simple as air or moisture at...
07-24-09, 07:57 AM
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Posted By lake81

Coil

That is what I have been told by the a/c supply that I bought the Plenum and ducts from. I can only do the work to a point. I checked the small tubes from the valve located inside the case and only...
07-24-09, 05:45 AM
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Posted By lake81

Coil

Thanks for the reply. My biggest problem right now is humidity. I do not have all the right equipment but the humidity gauge that read 50-55% humidity now reads 75-85%. I can not feel cool even at...
07-23-09, 05:47 PM
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Posted By lake81

Coil no cold in middle

I had my 5 ton Carrier ciol replaced about a year and a half ago. The people doing the work totally destroyed my transition and supply plenum. I called them back and was told "all a/c systems leak...
06-18-07, 07:00 PM
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Posted By lake81

White Rogers 1F97-371

This may do the job for you. Here is one link for online purchases.
http://www.air-n-water.com/product/1F97.html
05-09-07, 08:06 AM
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Views: 1,198
Posted By lake81

Problem Over

I want to thank everyones help on this. I when to Grainger and purchased a new 1/4 hp 825 RPM ball bearing motor that was an oem for condenser fans. I also purchased the new cap for this motor....
05-08-07, 01:01 PM
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Posted By lake81

Update

Well the cap went in with no problem. Closed unit up. Called for cooling. Compressor runs fan still inop. Retested fan motor leads and all had resistance between leads. No contact to ground. Does...
05-07-07, 03:38 PM
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Posted By lake81

Thanks for the ifo. The old cap was labeled...

Thanks for the ifo. The old cap was labeled 7.5uf. It read when checked 5.41uf. I bought the new 7.5uf and it reads 7.49uf when checked. I thought the contactor but it looked clean and the compressor...
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