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06-08-12, 06:11 AM
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Hayward H250fdn not working

Hey my pool heater ignites and then shuts back down. maybe stays lit for 2 -3 seconds. Flame sensor is suspected as I'm getting no milliamp readings in series. Somebody told me that this could be a...
05-23-12, 08:36 AM
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Views: 1,145
Posted By Broods

AC not working

Outside condenser is not coming on. The AC is new last year and ran without issue. Won"t turn on this year. I turn on the thermostat, furnace fan comes on, outside at the condenser I hear a...
01-30-12, 08:54 PM
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Views: 5,222
Posted By Broods

Thanks Seattle for your unhelpful suggestion. ...

Thanks Seattle for your unhelpful suggestion. Let me change the question then. I had a competent propane gas technician install my propane conversion kit. I checked the CO readings in the flue gas...
01-30-12, 05:47 PM
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Views: 5,222
Posted By Broods

Also, unit would not kick into high fire as i had...

Also, unit would not kick into high fire as i had to install a pressure switch to the inlet gas tit and wire it to the ventor motor pressure switches. Inlet pressure tested at 10"wc prior to...
01-30-12, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Broods

Natural gas to propane conversion

On saturday I installed and converted a Keeprite G9MVT060 Natural gas furnace to propane with the proper conversion kit. Low fire 5.8"wc as requested i'm getting 196ppm of cf co in flue gas. Sounds...
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Views: 1,939
Posted By Broods

Thanks Law for the response. It is the Sit...

Thanks Law for the response. It is the Sit valve. The thermal switch you are talking about would be on the millivolt circuit? I can't find it. The manual schematic doesn't show it either. Wire...
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Posted By Broods

Yes, it has a thermocouple and a thermopile and...

Yes, it has a thermocouple and a thermopile and something else that looks like a flame sensor.
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Posted By Broods

yes, sorry. It is a heat and glow model 5000 GDV.

yes, sorry. It is a heat and glow model 5000 GDV.
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Posted By Broods

Pilot lite

I have a gas fireplace and the pilot is lit. Thermopile generates 450 mv closed requires according to the manual 350 - 500mv closed more than 150 mv open. I've jumpered out the gas valve to...
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Posted By Broods

Fireplace won't lite

Last year I had to lite my fireplace pilot lite a few times as it went out itself. This year the pilot lite won't stay on at all. Service tech via the phone said it could be the thermocouple, the...
10-17-11, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By Broods

heat pump or not

Hey, I'm building a cottage and installing a forced warm air furnace that is propane. Cottage is about 2 hours north of Toronto and temperatures Dec through to the end of february drop to average...
08-13-11, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Broods

yes, this is basic wire sizing. but if I install...

yes, this is basic wire sizing. but if I install an air conditioner with a max breaker size of 30amps but the minimum circuit ampacity is under 20 from what I understand I can run 12 gauge. I'm not...
08-13-11, 08:21 AM
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Views: 1,894
Posted By Broods

What is the formula?

Does anyone know the formula to determine what size wire to use based on the minimum circuit ampacity for an a.c.?
08-08-11, 07:21 PM
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Views: 1,005
Posted By Broods

Pool Heater Question

Pool Heater is a millivolt system. Thermopile generates approx 450mv. Pool heater works fine but if I turn off the pool heater at the rocker switch, and turn it back on it can sometimes take up to...
07-28-11, 07:56 PM
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Views: 797
Posted By Broods

Sorry, maybe I confused you. The technician and...

Sorry, maybe I confused you. The technician and the supplier are completely separate. They do not work together. I hired the technician to install the product I had purchased from the supplier.
07-28-11, 05:25 PM
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Views: 797
Posted By Broods

stupid air conditioner

I purchased an ac from a contact at a supply store. He sold me a 2.5 ton condenser and a 3 ton coil, said it would be better for dehumidification. I had a tech come out to do the install but he...
07-19-11, 08:09 AM
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Cfm
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Posted By Broods

Cfm

I have a Lennox Pulse and a 2 ton ac, been working fine together for 20 years. Long story short, I have been given a brand new 2.5 ton ac with a 3 ton coil. I had an installer come out to quote me...
07-12-11, 08:09 AM
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Views: 3,164
Posted By Broods

First you need a multimeter and basic electrical...

First you need a multimeter and basic electrical knowledge. Can u take a picture of the schematic. Is there a call for cooling? breaker?
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Posted By Broods

An ac should be set for approximatley 400 cfm per...

An ac should be set for approximatley 400 cfm per ton. To test cfm change your heating speed to what you thing your cooling speed should be-- btu output /1.08 * delta T = cfm . Once you find the...
07-12-11, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Broods

Without putting gauges on it would be hard to...

Without putting gauges on it would be hard to tell the problem if there is one. Let the AC run. It can take a long time for the temperature to drop as the ac has to remove the humidity from the...
07-12-11, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,032
Posted By Broods

Sounds like more than one problem. Low...

Sounds like more than one problem. Low refrigerant or airflow blockage would explain the icing. Thermostat or stuck contactor would explain the system staying on. If you could test for 24 v at the...
07-12-11, 07:31 AM
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Views: 761
Posted By Broods

AC working properly?

I moved into this house recently and I'm not sure the air conditioner is working properly. It is a Goodman GSX13024 apparently installed last year. It comes on and runs for 12 minutes, then shuts...
07-06-11, 09:00 PM
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Posted By Broods

Could be fuse, loose wire or t -stat problem. Is...

Could be fuse, loose wire or t -stat problem. Is your fan motor inside running? Furnace switch on? Door switch closed? Breaker tripped?
07-06-11, 07:48 PM
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Views: 1,068
Posted By Broods

Compressor Leak?

High superheat, low subcool. Leak in system. Isolated coil and condenser, leak at condenser. Can't find. Replaced valves, still leaking. Isolated rotary compressor and condenser coil. 200 psi...
06-04-11, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 986
Posted By Broods

pilot tubing broken

Pilot tubing broke off for my pool heater. I bought new pilot tubing and nuts and ferrals to replace but I can't remove the existing nut from the gas valve. The pressure switch sits above the gas...
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