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08-07-19, 09:21 PM
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Posted By Houston204

I love that thermostat. I configure the time...

I love that thermostat.
I configure the time delay on that thermostat for 0 to 2 minutes with chill water applications, or 5 minutes for standard residential applications. ( I almost never...
08-07-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Houston204

Is your power blinking? What thermostat are you...

Is your power blinking?
What thermostat are you using?
Does the stat use batteries? Is it a digital thermostat?

Short cycling can cause similar symptoms.
A digital thermostat with a 5 minute...
08-07-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By Houston204

It sounds like a bad capacitor to me. Did...

It sounds like a bad capacitor to me.

Did your electrician friend tell you the rating of the capacitor?
Did he also tell you what your capacitor measures?

I suspect that the answer to both...
08-07-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By Houston204

It does seem that the manual is hard to find now...

It does seem that the manual is hard to find now that the 13 SEER is not sold.
08-03-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Houston204

When heat pumps start popping low voltage fuses I...

When heat pumps start popping low voltage fuses I usually suspect to O wire.
The O wire is usually orange.
This circuit is energized the entire time the thermostat is in cool mode regardless of...
07-28-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Houston204

I have connected a few Aprilaire dehumidifiers to...

I have connected a few Aprilaire dehumidifiers to Honeywell Prestige IAQ's and I am pretty sure that "Remote" is a different option from "External".

The display should say "External".
07-23-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Houston204

The old W wire will connect to the Aux terminal.

The old W wire will connect to the Aux terminal.
07-22-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 726
Posted By Houston204

An average external static pressure reading is .5...

An average external static pressure reading is .5 to .7 inches.
That 1380 is at 0.00 inches. If you put any ductwork on the system it will more than 0.

In my neck of the woods I want 350 CFM per...
07-22-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Houston204

That one sounds like it may be best resolved by a...

That one sounds like it may be best resolved by a service call.

The first part of your post sounds like a shorted O wire or solenoid coil.
The reversing valve solenoid coil should measure around...
07-22-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Houston204

If you can turn off the thermostat and the indoor...

If you can turn off the thermostat and the indoor fan as well as the outdoor unit turn off it would point to a thermostat problem.

It sounds like it is time for a new thermostat.
07-22-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Houston204

It sounds like you are cycling on a low pressure...

It sounds like you are cycling on a low pressure switch due to lack of refrigerant.
07-22-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Houston204

https://www.rheemparts.com/parts/Models/Active/Con...

https://www.rheemparts.com/parts/Models/Active/Condensing%20Units/13AJA/ModelFrameWeatherKing.htm

I suspect that you may be talking about a run capacitor instead of a start capacitor.

According...
07-22-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 726
Posted By Houston204

That furnace is rated for 1200 cfm at .6" WC....

That furnace is rated for 1200 cfm at .6" WC. This drops to 1145CFM at .7"wc.
Should be fine if your ductwork is good.
07-22-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Houston204

They also made conventional Trane 2-compressor...

They also made conventional Trane 2-compressor outdoor units but I think they are 19SEER.
07-21-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Houston204

I have seen these symptoms many times. The...

I have seen these symptoms many times.
The control board is the most likely culprit.
The fan comes on with emergency heat because of the normally closed contact on the fan control board to the...
07-21-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Houston204

Tstat C connects to the same spot as heat pump C....

Tstat C connects to the same spot as heat pump C.

You will have 2 wires on the air handler C.
07-21-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 726
Posted By Houston204

I see a 16 SEER Carrier and Goodman and what...

I see a 16 SEER Carrier and Goodman and what looks like a 14SEER Lennox.
I really like Carrier over Goodman or Lennox.

What air handler or furnace are you getting with these bids?
07-21-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Houston204

http://www.americancoolingandheating.com/wp-conten...

http://www.americancoolingandheating.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/22-1825-09.pdf


https://www.trane.com/residential/en/products/thermostats-and-controls/comfortlink-xl850/

While my company...
07-21-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Houston204

That is a very good question. Is that a...

That is a very good question.
Is that a compressor stage or heat strip control.

That may be a terminal that can be configured either way.

We should probably look that up in the manual.
What...
07-21-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Houston204

You need to remove the W8900a equipment interface...

You need to remove the W8900a equipment interface module from the circuit.

The easiest method is often just remove to wire nut R to R, G to G y to Y...
at the module.

Take some pictures before...
07-13-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Houston204

It is a 4 ton unit. The capacitor and...

It is a 4 ton unit.

The capacitor and contactor are easily found. The start cap ( possibly 189 - 227?) can also be easily found but the start relay should be replaced with an exact replacement.
...
07-06-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By Houston204

Glad to hear that you fixed your issue. Hopefully...

Glad to hear that you fixed your issue. Hopefully your post will help someone.
07-06-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Houston204

Does the outdoor unit run at all when the new...

Does the outdoor unit run at all when the new stat is installed and the thermostat has an active cooling demand?

I would double check that 1=5 and 2 =0.
I would also check that orange wire...
07-06-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Houston204

Does it only make this noise while running? ...

Does it only make this noise while running?

A reversing valve solenoid coil might make this noise even when the heat pump cycles off if the stat is in cool mode.
06-29-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By Houston204

The furnace has 2 panels. One is for the burner...

The furnace has 2 panels. One is for the burner section and the other is the blower section. Take a picture of the furnace before removing any panels.

The model number is usually in the burner...
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