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Today, 11:26 AM
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Posted By roughneck77

Thats not how heat pumps work. You’ll simply...

Thats not how heat pumps work.
You’ll simply need new thermostat wire with more conductors.
Today, 08:53 AM
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Views: 133
Posted By roughneck77

Anytime your running electric heat, your...

Anytime your running electric heat, your elevating your electric bill tremendously. An efficient heat pump keeps electric heat off as much as possible.
If this is a new unit, does the installer...
Today, 08:21 AM
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Views: 133
Posted By roughneck77

Pull new thermostat wire. Is your equipment...

Pull new thermostat wire.
Is your equipment installer unable to do so?
Today, 07:29 AM
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Views: 133
Posted By roughneck77

You’d eliminate the cooling function in the unit...

You’d eliminate the cooling function in the unit then.
How did this unit run previously with only 4 conductors? How is it wired now? Post photos of the wiring.
Today, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 133
Posted By roughneck77

You would need 5-6 wires. A power extender will...

You would need 5-6 wires. A power extender will not help in your case. It’s for consumers with no common. That is not your problem.
How did this unit run in the past with only a 4 conductor bundle?...
10-17-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By roughneck77

We will need more information. What error...

We will need more information.
What error codes are showing? What is the model number?
If it’s not heating then the burner isn’t firing. If there is no ignition the furnace will shut down and go...
10-14-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By roughneck77

I wouldn’t get estimates on replacement. Get...

I wouldn’t get estimates on replacement. Get other repair opinions first. It may not need replacement.
10-13-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By roughneck77

Why do you need a new furnace? Just fix the...

Why do you need a new furnace?
Just fix the water leak.
10-12-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By roughneck77

What type of system is this? Do you mean the...

What type of system is this?
Do you mean the indoor blower or inducer motor?
Is the motor getting power?
10-05-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By roughneck77

When was the last time that furnace saw any...

When was the last time that furnace saw any maintenance? I see dirt laying on the burners. And rust around the heat exchanger. And signs of rollout.
The burners need to be pulled and cleaned. And...
10-04-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By roughneck77

Cut the return duct and put it on top of the...

Cut the return duct and put it on top of the platform on the left.
10-03-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By roughneck77

Make sure to reclaim the refrigerant before you...

Make sure to reclaim the refrigerant before you disconnect the condenser.
10-03-20, 03:29 PM
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Views: 222
Posted By roughneck77

That tee with the plug is where you’ll take inlet...

That tee with the plug is where you’ll take inlet pressure. There should be a plug in the valve for manifold pressure.
You’ll need a gas pressure gauge.
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By roughneck77

Those are flair nuts, not compression nuts. ...

Those are flair nuts, not compression nuts.
Hopefully you didn’t put a compression ring in there.
The pipe needs to be flaired with a tool.
10-03-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By roughneck77

You’ll still have to check and adjust gas...

You’ll still have to check and adjust gas pressure. Gas burning equipment is not plug and play style appliances. And they do not come preadjusted.
Be careful with ventless equipment. There has been...
10-03-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By roughneck77

You’ll have to check gas pressure.

You’ll have to check gas pressure.
10-03-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By roughneck77

Remember, you’ll be replacing indoor parts as...

Remember, you’ll be replacing indoor parts as well. The days of just changing the condenser with a unit that age are long gone.
The lineset will have to be brazed shut and pressurized with...
10-02-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By roughneck77

Just leave it until your ready to replace it. ...

Just leave it until your ready to replace it.
Otherwise the lineset should be sealed and pressurized with nitrogen.
The unit will have to be reclaimed and the refrigerant captured and recycled.
09-29-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By roughneck77

Do you know how to fix your radiator? Or...

Do you know how to fix your radiator? Or troubleshoot it?
09-28-20, 04:52 AM
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Views: 371
Posted By roughneck77

Why not just fix the radiator?

Why not just fix the radiator?
09-27-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By roughneck77

With your meter set. You can ring out the switch...

With your meter set. You can ring out the switch and see if it’s open or closed.
09-27-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By roughneck77

Is the pressure switch electrically closing or...

Is the pressure switch electrically closing or remaining open, when the inducer runs?
09-27-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By roughneck77

Don’t replace any parts, not yet. The pressure...

Don’t replace any parts, not yet.
The pressure switch may very well be doing it’s job.
Check for clogged lines in the tubing. Or a clogged nipple off the pressure switch.
Is the inducer running...
09-26-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By roughneck77

Just be warned, the Nest thermostat has proven to...

Just be warned, the Nest thermostat has proven to be extremely unreliable. Lots of odd issues and problems. Some have shorted and actually caused equipment damage.
So your parents may require...
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By roughneck77

A brand new oil fired cast iron boiler, will run...

A brand new oil fired cast iron boiler, will run about the same efficiency as your current boiler.
Oil has hit its technological peak, and hasn’t really advanced much since. Besides condensing oil...
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