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08-06-05, 06:33 PM
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Posted By pityocamptes

Sounds like someone tied the evap pan line...

Sounds like someone tied the evap pan line (a-coil in furnace) to the sewer line in the house. Perhaps you are getting sewer gas backing up through the line into the coil case housing and getting...
08-06-05, 06:19 PM
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Views: 1,228
Posted By pityocamptes

Question on pressure (Superheat)

Do these psi readings sound normal to anyone (need some help):

Outside temperature: 97-100 degrees
Suction line psi: 84
Liquid line psi: 265
Inside register coil: 56 degrees
Suction line temp...
08-03-05, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 65,192
Posted By pityocamptes

How about this? http://durafix.com/

How about this?


http://durafix.com/
08-03-05, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,275
Posted By pityocamptes

Goodman 2.5 ton 12 seer - need some assistance

Hi, all. I was hoping someone could help me out. This past weekend my brother and I installed a new Goodman 2.5 ton unit and evap coil in my home. The previous unit died and we replaced the lines,...
07-20-05, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By pityocamptes

I found out that the unit comes with a...

I found out that the unit comes with a filter/drier. Should I add another one, as some have indicated that the OEM driers are not as good as aftermarket or are undersized. Not sure about that since...
07-19-05, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By pityocamptes

Ok. Thanks. However, there is NO gas in the...

Ok. Thanks. However, there is NO gas in the lines. The unit is dead. Compressor is shot and the condensor had a hole. Thanks for correcting me on the solder - realized after I read that that I meant...
07-19-05, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By pityocamptes

Need some assistance with a/c unit

Hi, all. My current unit gave up the ghost a few days ago. Long story short the original installers screwed up and over charged the unit cutting the compressors life in half. Anyway, I ordered a new...
04-08-05, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 867
Posted By pityocamptes

Evaporative Cooler ?'s

Hi, all. I live in the Southwest desert and currently have central a/c. Up until June it is usually just hot and dry, with no rain. My house is not that big and is only set up for central a/c. What I...
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Views: 1,096
Posted By pityocamptes

You might also want to look at replacing the...

You might also want to look at replacing the plastic hose with small copper tubbing. I have an aftermarket oil gauge that came with the plastic hose. It lasted a few months and sprung a leak. Went to...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,115
Posted By pityocamptes

Is it possible for a fan shroud to be too big?

I have a '74 International Scout II w/AMC 258. It never had a fan shroud and someone suggested that I add one since the rig seemed to run a little hot while creeping (I live in Southern AZ and its...
07-22-04, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By pityocamptes

Vents in the attic are the open vent type (no...

Vents in the attic are the open vent type (no electric fan). I think a lot might have to do with crawl space. Since its a manufactured home the roof "crawl space" is basically a 2x6 truss. The home...
07-22-04, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By pityocamptes

Just want to make sure that my unit is working correctly.

I think I have been permanently scared by A/C problems from my past situations :eek: (This forum helped greatly in getting my A/C fixed/diagnosed last summer). Last summer my A/C unit devolped a...
08-31-03, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By pityocamptes

Thanks. You've given me the only logical answer....

Thanks. You've given me the only logical answer. Another AC web site basically scolded me for pulling a live wire - but never answered my question. I'm not an idiot just a risk taker :) , but always...
08-31-03, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By pityocamptes

Inside fan is on, outside fan is on but compressor turned off...

I noticed today that the outside fan was on and the inside fan was on but not the compressor (it has been working great all day, cycling on and off. - I wonder if the compressor did not kick in this...
08-26-03, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,568
Posted By pityocamptes

Thanks alot! I really appreciate the info. Do you...

Thanks alot! I really appreciate the info. Do you have a part number or make for this item? My local heating and cooling store should carry it right? Also, I am capable of doing wiring, installs but...
08-26-03, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,568
Posted By pityocamptes

One more Heil 3.5 ton A/C question...

First, I just wanted to let everyone know that I finally got my A/C FIXED!!!! The original contractor kept screwing me around about the temp being so high in my house. First they said that I couldn't...
07-25-03, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,353
Posted By pityocamptes

Contactor looked charred around the contact...

Contactor looked charred around the contact points. I spoke with a friend who is an A/C tech. He was saying that because the thermostat when turned to OFF shuts the outside unit off that the problem...
07-25-03, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,070
Posted By pityocamptes

120-24volt step down transformer, is it supposed to get HOT?

Been having problems with my a/c unit running while the fan shuts off inside. Changed out contactor which had really burnt terminals but also decided to change out the thermostat after talking with...
07-25-03, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,353
Posted By pityocamptes

Unhappy Fan inside shuts off but outside unit keeps running...

I have noticed in this past week that when the thermostat reaches the set temp that the inside fan shuts off but the unit outside keeps running. It seems to only do this when the unit has been...
07-18-03, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,400
Posted By pityocamptes

Urgently need some help on a MH Coleman-evcon furnace model# DGRT070AUA...

I have a manufactured home with a coleman-Evcon furnace Model #DGRT070AUA. The furnace is equipped with a 1/6hp blower motor that shows 1000rpm. I'm wanting to increase the cfm's and noticed on the...
07-15-03, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By pityocamptes

Angry Iron burn in carpet question...

Well last night I dropped the iron on to my carpet and it left an approx. 4" x 4" mark. The carpet is a dark green so its not too bad but still noticable. Does anyone know of a solution on how to...
07-03-03, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,081
Posted By pityocamptes

OK, thanks. I knew I was probably being paranoid...

OK, thanks. I knew I was probably being paranoid but thought I would ask anyway since I have had some bad luck in the past regarding AC units. Thanks again for the ease of mind.
07-02-03, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,081
Posted By pityocamptes

Question One more Heil unit question.

I've received alot of help on this board and hopefully this is my last question for some time. My Heil 3.5 ton unit works great/cools very well. I have a concern about a noise that it seem to make as...
06-16-03, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By pityocamptes

Is their a relay of some sort that the thermostat...

Is their a relay of some sort that the thermostat controls that could affect the operation of the compressor? Seems since I put fresh batteries in that I have had no problems. Worked great yesterday...
06-14-03, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By pityocamptes

Very weird thing happened with AC today...

Well my AC has been working great since I had it serviced. Today I was working outside and came in to take a break. I noticed that the house (manufactured house) was a little warm. I put my hand over...
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