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08-24-10, 05:40 PM
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Views: 15,591
Posted By Rob61

When I did installs customers would ask that same...

When I did installs customers would ask that same question.

I would tell them if they wanted to cover it just put a board on top (covering the fan) and put a brick on it. That will allow air to...
08-24-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,675
Posted By Rob61

In my opinion he has scammed you. If the...

In my opinion he has scammed you.

If the compressor was not running when he got there there are several reasons that it may not have been running. It could be off on overload, could be (if...
08-24-10, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,039
Posted By Rob61

If the stop leak was to be added to a system and...

If the stop leak was to be added to a system and the compressor did fail then (and only if the compressor was still under warranty) the manufacturer would may honor that warranty unless the leak stop...
01-12-10, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By Rob61

Bud Thanks for your response, I am planning...

Bud

Thanks for your response, I am planning on re-siding this house as this house has existing siding with no house wrap or foam insulation just sheeting.

I will add a board to bring the...
01-11-10, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By Rob61

Almost no way to insulate the floor

I need a few ideas if anyone has any.

I bought a house and found that 1 floor was not insulated. Let me explain the situation.

An addition built with 2x12 12' x 12' (2 rooms same size) good so...
07-17-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By Rob61

I would be concerned with changing the breaker to...

I would be concerned with changing the breaker to a 50A and the wiring not being able to handle it.
The wire should be number 6 for 50A. If it is a number 8 that would be 40A
04-16-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Rob61

Hope this worked it is the first time I used...

Hope this worked it is the first time I used photo bucket.

Go to this link and I drew up a diagram for you to look at.

Hope this helps

Rob
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04-15-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,475
Posted By Rob61

Use the red and yellow that you separate from the...

Use the red and yellow that you separate from the green, in the wire you just bought.

Industry standard for the condenser is Red and Yellow.

Pull the disconnect (so the unit will not go on) and...
Replies: 7
Views: 17,252
Posted By Rob61

Just to keep everyone updated. The window...

Just to keep everyone updated.

The window needed lube, it is now working just like new.

Thanks for everyones advice.
Replies: 7
Views: 17,252
Posted By Rob61

Ok I will let them know to lube it up. Also the...

Ok I will let them know to lube it up. Also the window was never replaced.


Rob
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Views: 17,252
Posted By Rob61

Thanks for your reply. It is going in for...

Thanks for your reply.

It is going in for it's 50,000 in a week or two and I will tell them to check those two things.


Rob
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Views: 17,252
Posted By Rob61

Toyota Highlander power window problem

Hey guys

I have an 04 highlander limited, and am having a problem with the drivers side window.

It will go down but when I go to close it it will stop and reverse itself back to the full down...
12-28-07, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,722
Posted By Rob61

I would be wondering why a 5 year old unit went...

I would be wondering why a 5 year old unit went bad.

Unless you are changing the entire system.
10-22-07, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,166
Posted By Rob61

If you can get to the duct work look for the duct...

If you can get to the duct work look for the duct going into that room. There should be a collar coming off the main duct with a damper. (little lever) turn that and see if you get more air into that...
10-17-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By Rob61

It could also be when the T-Stat is close to...

It could also be when the T-Stat is close to being satisfied it is short cycling the compressor
09-05-07, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,008
Posted By Rob61

I had a unit once that burned out 3 compressors....

I had a unit once that burned out 3 compressors. When they finally sent me to the job I found (after sitting on the unit for 5 hours) That when the T-Stat was within a degree or two of being...
08-16-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,015
Posted By Rob61

I would first ohm out the compressor, If it is...

I would first ohm out the compressor, If it is bad then depending on age of the unit either new compress or ne unit.

Then make sure the wires are the right gauge.

It could also be a charge...
08-14-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,965
Posted By Rob61

Why not just put a sail switch in the duct, then...

Why not just put a sail switch in the duct, then it will sense when the fan is on and turn the duct fan on.

This will work with heat or AC. Unless you want the additional T-Stat.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By Rob61

If you are going to use gauges that were used for...

If you are going to use gauges that were used for 12 or 22 you will damage the seals in the compressor.

They use a different oil from 12 or 22 to 134 You need a set of 134 gauges.

There is also...
07-03-07, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 25,523
Posted By Rob61

I would check the resistance on the contactor. If...

I would check the resistance on the contactor. If it is to low it can still be the problem.

Or disconnect the wites to the contactor and turn the thermostat on. If all works then I would say...
06-29-07, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,943
Posted By Rob61

Yes replace the caps with O rings. I always...

Yes replace the caps with O rings.

I always said if the cap was not needed the MFG would save a lot of money not putting it on.
06-20-07, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By Rob61

It is possible that the windings have gone bad,...

It is possible that the windings have gone bad, so it is possible for the compressor to go bad and not lose freon.

As far as the $400.00 goes, to replace the unit the tech has to recover the...
06-19-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By Rob61

Check the fuses using OHM's on the meter. you...

Check the fuses using OHM's on the meter. you want to see current can go through them. One lead on each side of the fuse and see if you get a reading from the meter.
06-19-07, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By Rob61

To check fuses they MUST be taken out. You will...

To check fuses they MUST be taken out. You will get a false reading with them in.

Remove them and check with an OHM meter. One will be bad.
05-31-07, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By Rob61

Just remove it. If the unit starts then it is bad.

Just remove it. If the unit starts then it is bad.
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