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Yesterday, 12:06 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

Check for shorts with your meter first. If the...

Check for shorts with your meter first. If the compressor is shorted to ground there isnít a reason to buy unnecessary parts.
09-25-22, 04:05 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

Does the breaker trip immediately? If so it could...

Does the breaker trip immediately? If so it could be a grounded compressor. Iíd check it with your meter before buying any parts.
02-06-22, 06:40 AM
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Posted By roughneck77

Both are 18 years old and while still available,...

Both are 18 years old and while still available, that refrigerant isnít produced anymore and can be very expensive. A major issue with them would result in unit replacement.
01-01-22, 09:51 AM
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Views: 273
Posted By roughneck77

You need to verify. Pull all the wires off the...

You need to verify. Pull all the wires off the Nest and verify the issue goes away.
Honeywell and Ecobee have superior products.
01-01-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By roughneck77

Pulls the nest off the wall, disconnect all wires...

Pulls the nest off the wall, disconnect all wires from it and see if the issue still exists.
The nest has proven to be extremely unreliable and the cause of many equipment breakdowns. Iíve charged...
12-05-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,170
Posted By roughneck77

That still doesnít really give any usable data to...

That still doesnít really give any usable data to determine the issue. The voltages you posted, donít even exist in any of the circuits in the furnace. So none of that makes any sense.
What is the...
11-26-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,170
Posted By roughneck77

There will likely be small changes to ductwork,...

There will likely be small changes to ductwork, gas piping and flu locations.
Equipment is made as a puzzle piece. You have to cut out the return air opening, there will be a knockout type panel to...
11-26-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,170
Posted By roughneck77

That PSI gauge is either grossly inaccurate or...

That PSI gauge is either grossly inaccurate or you were measuring a high pressure supply line somewhere else.
That’s not the proper gauge for measuring gas pressure.
You’ll have to find other...
10-22-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By roughneck77

Improper charging procedure. Thatís likely why...

Improper charging procedure. Thatís likely why itís still not working correctly.
There is no ďcorrect operating pressureĒ on an inverter drive mini.
10-16-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By roughneck77

Likely was not caused by a dead battery.

Likely was not caused by a dead battery.
10-16-21, 05:56 PM
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Views: 304
Posted By roughneck77

Shouldn’t run the unit in an extremely dusty...

Shouldn’t run the unit in an extremely dusty environment. If the filter was very dirty the coil may be clogged as well.
10-15-21, 08:36 PM
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Views: 304
Posted By roughneck77

Is the blower motor running? Is the evaporator...

Is the blower motor running?
Is the evaporator coil clean?
Is the air filter clean?
Is the air filter a high MERV restrictive type?
Are the supply air vents obstructed or closed?
10-02-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By roughneck77

What air filter was being used to cause the...

What air filter was being used to cause the icing.
Just because it is new, doesn’t mean it’s right. You are wrong to assume the charge is correct.
09-24-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,342
Posted By roughneck77

The coiled pipe can’t be vertical like in your...

The coiled pipe can’t be vertical like in your photo. It has to be laid down on a horizontal plane. Stood up like your photo creates an oil trap that will cause compressor failure.
09-08-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,342
Posted By roughneck77

Doug, the photo PJ posted shows nothing of the...

Doug, the photo PJ posted shows nothing of the sort. You are not incorrect in your statement.
Please stop posting information that does nothing but confuse posters.
09-08-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By roughneck77

The units would have their own circuits run from...

The units would have their own circuits run from the panel.
Some brands power indoor units off of the outdoor unit, others require a separate electrical feed for the indoor and outdoor unit. ...
08-15-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By roughneck77

Mitsubishi is fantastic. I wouldn’t hesitate to...

Mitsubishi is fantastic. I wouldn’t hesitate to put one in my own house. The tech support guys are even pleasant and friendly. And quick to answer the phone.
Parts are readily available for even...
08-06-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By roughneck77

Doug, that is very inaccurate advise. Please stop...

Doug, that is very inaccurate advise. Please stop posting such data that isn’t true.
There is no one temperature the user should be looking for.
Refrigerant reacts to extremes with slight changes...
08-02-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By roughneck77

That is correct. You’ll need to leak check the...

That is correct. You’ll need to leak check the lineset with nitrogen. And evacuate it using a micron gauge.
What country is this in. R32 isn’t common in the US.
08-02-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By roughneck77

The lineset should be charged with nitrogen. ...

The lineset should be charged with nitrogen.
Youíll need to pressure test the system with nitrogen before evacuation. The vacuum pump isnít there to test the system.
You also may need to add...
08-01-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By roughneck77

Is this a precharged lineset? Or just a normal...

Is this a precharged lineset? Or just a normal lineset that must be pressure tested and evacuated?
Just a warning, the precharged connections have a long history of leaking and are not recommended.
07-14-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By roughneck77

DO NOT touch those wires together. It is possible...

DO NOT touch those wires together. It is possible to cause damage to the control boards doing such a thing.
What equipment is the stat connected to? Does it have a conventional terminal block?
07-07-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By roughneck77

Terminal blow out is a thing, not widely common...

Terminal blow out is a thing, not widely common but it happens every so often. Itís sometimes associated with fire, as the blown terminals leak oil and sometimes arc, causing ignition.
Overheating...
07-04-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By roughneck77

Freezing will be caused by- Low refrigerant ...

Freezing will be caused by-
Low refrigerant
Low airflow
Dirty evaporator coil
Dirty air filter
Stuck metering device
Sticking controls

Make sure the filter is clean and isn’t a...
07-01-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By roughneck77

Compressors don’t usually fail, they are murdered...

Compressors don’t usually fail, they are murdered via other causes.
“One of the best” isn’t a proper way to describe HVAC equipment. This equipment is very dependent on how well it was installed,...
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