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05-20-14, 10:56 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

The conduit just had the thermostat wires in it. ...

The conduit just had the thermostat wires in it.

I ended up splicing the wires at the unit outside. I fed new wire through a 30 ft piece of conduit with a zip tie, fishing line, and some weights....
05-17-14, 03:41 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

How do I cut this conduit down the middle so I...

How do I cut this conduit down the middle so I can get to the wires? My wire cutters can't seem to do the trick. Tried a hand saw but almost cut a finger off... Thinks it's aluminum flex
05-17-14, 03:07 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

This is what Ive got going on. I ran new wire...

This is what Ive got going on. I ran new wire through a gable vent and to the furnace. I've connected the two wires together individually. That's correct right? And then electrical tape individually...
05-17-14, 11:30 AM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Thanks. I've pulled the big fuse from the wall so...

Thanks. I've pulled the big fuse from the wall so I'm assuming its good to work on. I'm gonna start in about 30 mins. I'll take pics as I go and post them so you guys can tell me what I've screwed...
05-17-14, 09:21 AM
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Posted By RiverRat916

I'm heading out to store to get what I need for...

I'm heading out to store to get what I need for re wire. As far as electrical safety goes, am I ok with keeping the thermostat on wall switched to off and having the A/C unit fuse pulled out of its...
05-17-14, 08:39 AM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Oh and my post below was supposed to say re-wire...

Oh and my post below was supposed to say re-wire the unit to the furnace...not retire. Thanks!
05-17-14, 08:35 AM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Hello. The metal cage was placed by realtor a...

Hello. The metal cage was placed by realtor a couple years ago when the house was foreclosed. We've been here for about two years now. They also tac welded the bolts so I'm gonna have to deal with...
05-16-14, 07:56 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

So the HVAC guy came by the house. Basically said...

So the HVAC guy came by the house. Basically said I need to retire the unit to the furnace. It's my thermostat wiring and it's been stripped within the wall making a simple splice job out of the...
05-16-14, 11:51 AM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Thanks for the heads up. I'll set a trap this...

Thanks for the heads up. I'll set a trap this evening. I haven't seen anything and the dogs haven't caught anything so that wasn't really a thought to me. The majority of the black stuff on the...
05-16-14, 10:20 AM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Meant to add this one........180 seconds between...

Meant to add this one........180 seconds between posts huh? Thanks spammers...
05-16-14, 10:17 AM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Hope this works... Need 25 characters...

Hope this works... Need 25 characters...
05-15-14, 07:03 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Anyways, back on topic... There is supposed to be...

Anyways, back on topic... There is supposed to be 2wires in the wall right? Both the same gauge? I haven't been able to locate it. Seems pretty small to get any $ for (Damn, ok back on topic...
05-15-14, 06:28 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Now you've got me thinking theft...Some of the...

Now you've got me thinking theft...Some of the black insulation around the thick copper tube is missing right at the wall and it is on the ground in pieces. I would think if someone were going to cut...
05-15-14, 06:18 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

My thoughts were that it wasn't a theft because...

My thoughts were that it wasn't a theft because the wires are still connected to the a/c unit. Is there something else I should be looking for? And one of the wires was still connected until I...
05-15-14, 05:56 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Thanks for the greeting. I can get to the...

Thanks for the greeting.

I can get to the wires inside of the flexible piece, it's inside the wall that I can only find one. Is my solution to just do whatever I can to find the other wire and...
05-15-14, 05:46 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

Are those copper wires? Took another look. From...

Are those copper wires? Took another look. From the A/C unit there are two wires leading into the wall. In the wall I only see one and it does not have any play in it. Im assuming the red one is in...
05-15-14, 05:35 PM
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Posted By RiverRat916

A/C unit not kicking on, cut wires?

Hello,

My A/C unit is not kicking on. Inside the house air will blow but it is not cold. Upon inspection I remember my girlfriend saying two nights ago that it sounded like something was...
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