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Posted in thread: Heat Pump Aux. heat running too often. on 02-15-2012 at 08:53 AM
I agree, this should be a pretty easy leak to find if you're getting that much of a freon loss.
You wouldn't need to use a dye to find it. It could still be the shrader valves. Once a tech
hooks his g...
Posted in thread: Heat Pump Aux. heat running too often. on 02-08-2012 at 08:14 PM
It's not uncommon for newer techs to misdiagnose problems, especially when it comes to testing
the windings on compressors. Usually they'll use an ohmmeter to do this, which aren't really
designed to ...
Posted in thread: Heat Pump Repairs on 01-27-2012 at 11:53 PM
You'll know when defrost mode isn't working anymore, because your condensing coil will turn
into a block of ice and your home will be cold. If you say your heat is working fine, it's
working fine. Bur...
Posted in thread: Heat Pump Aux. heat running too often. on 01-27-2012 at 11:07 PM
There are two things you can easily check. First, check out the hole in the drywall behind your
t-stat where the wiring comes through. That hole needs to be plugged with insulation, otherwise
Posted in thread: Central Heating System Smells!!! on 01-27-2012 at 09:50 PM
I spent about 5 years professionally installing and servicing HVAC systems and can give you a
few suggestions, but there are a few things I need to know. First, do you have a straight
heating system o...