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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-29-2013, 07:50 PM
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Posted By jayrod
The unit is pretty darn old, and that's about all...

The unit is pretty darn old, and that's about all I can tell you. Once it actually gets cold around here, Ill see how it does. Its still in the 80's here in south Ga. We only use this unit in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-28-2013, 08:29 PM
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Posted By jayrod
Okay it finally came on outside but didn't stay...

Okay it finally came on outside but didn't stay on long enough to heat up anything. It kept getting louder and louder outside and then it just shut off. Doesn't sound good. The compressor felt very...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-28-2013, 07:09 PM
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Posted By jayrod
Connected the wires together to bypass that...

Connected the wires together to bypass that burned solder point and it works! Sort of. The fan runs in all modes now but the outside unit doesn't want to come on. Usually after I set it to heat the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-28-2013, 04:52 PM
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Posted By jayrod
Okay I made some progress. I unscrewed the...

Okay I made some progress. I unscrewed the thermostat board and looked at the solder points on the back and one of the main ones that feeds the Transformer is burned up. The solder point is burned,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-27-2013, 02:29 PM
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Posted By jayrod
Yes but is that the correct spot to wire the fuse...

Yes but is that the correct spot to wire the fuse so it doesnt blow again?
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-27-2013, 07:32 AM
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Posted By jayrod
Alright I still haven't resolved this and winter...

Alright I still haven't resolved this and winter is coming fast! I haven't even touched it since. I do not want to blow another transformer so I would like to fuse the next one. Do I just fuse the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-29-2013, 08:30 AM
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Posted By jayrod
Sounds like good info. Thanks!

Sounds like good info. Thanks!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-28-2013, 02:49 PM
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Posted By jayrod
Best way to make a "roof" over second floor outside balcony/deck

Hey guys. I am trying to figure out the best way to make a roof over our
2nd floor balcony/deck to keep rain out from the area underneath. Should I take the deck boards up and start over? Or put...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-09-2013, 07:59 PM
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Posted By jayrod
I'll still try that real quick

I'll still try that real quick
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-09-2013, 07:58 PM
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Posted By jayrod
Transformer doesnt work because I tried it on the...

Transformer doesnt work because I tried it on the working unit, and then that unit didnt work. No 24V. So either the Transformer was sold to me bad or I blew it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-09-2013, 06:17 PM
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Posted By jayrod
That would make the transformer short out or go...

That would make the transformer short out or go bad or whatever happened? Because Ive gone through 2 now. Original one and a new one.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-09-2013, 02:45 PM
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Posted By jayrod
If I measure across XformT1 and any of the wires...

If I measure across XformT1 and any of the wires on the front of the heat sequencer I get 240v as well.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-09-2013, 02:43 PM
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Posted By jayrod
Yellow is connected to Y2. The green one is...

Yellow is connected to Y2. The green one is hanging loose because I tried to jump it with R way earlier.

I never tried the transformer from my working unit in this unit for fear of shorting it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-09-2013, 07:22 AM
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Posted By jayrod
Sorry for the late reply It didnt notify me by...

Sorry for the late reply It didnt notify me by email like it was and I thought you guys gave up on me. I should be fine working on it. I have fixed it numerous times over the years but this time Im...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-06-2013, 07:15 PM
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Posted By jayrod
The metal box has a quick disconnect thats not...

The metal box has a quick disconnect thats not fused. It says "disconnect not fused" right on it. Its 240 volts outside and inside on the air handler. I measured the main wires going into the handler...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-06-2013, 11:46 AM
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Posted By jayrod
Should T2 and/or L2 have any voltage when its not...

Should T2 and/or L2 have any voltage when its not turned on?
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-06-2013, 11:45 AM
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Posted By jayrod
I dont see any fuses on the outside part of the...

I dont see any fuses on the outside part of the unit. Its the right transfomer, I just didnt undersand it. Its a 240v setup. It says 240vac on the little circuit board inside the handler.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-06-2013, 11:21 AM
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Posted By jayrod
Wait, I believe I should have been measuring...

Wait, I believe I should have been measuring across the terminals to get 240v or 208v. I aint geting either when I measure across. I think there must be a short or a safety switch keeping the 240v...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-06-2013, 09:43 AM
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Posted By jayrod
Thanks guys. I have switched transformers this...

Thanks guys. I have switched transformers this morning. I took the new one I just bought that didnt fix my downstairs unit, and installed it on my working upstairs unit. It didnt work! Same thing,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-05-2013, 08:10 PM
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Posted By jayrod
Cant figure this out! Not getting 24v at the board or thermostat

Its a Carrier split unit. Had the heater on yesterday and at some point when I wasnt around it turned off on its on. Its completely dead at the thermostat, and on the circuit board it doesnt get 24...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 11-15-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By jayrod
Thanks guys. Door lites huh? Where do they get...

Thanks guys. Door lites huh? Where do they get these crazy names?

Good info notmrjohn. Yes its a plastic one piece frame and it does have the plugs covering the screws on the inside piece. Really...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 11-15-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By jayrod
What is this piece on my exterior door called and where can I get one?

Hi guys. Working on the exterior of my house and Im at the doors. These doors are good all except the frame thing (what is it called so I can better search for it??) that goes over the windows is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-27-2012, 02:46 PM
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Posted By jayrod
Will a 3.5 ton compressor work in a 3 ton unit or is it too big?

My friend that is in the industry got me a lead on a new compressor for my 3 ton carrier unit. Its a brand new compressor someones selling for cheaper than retail. Never been out of the box.


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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-26-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By jayrod
Yes I pulled the dosconnect

Yes I pulled the dosconnect
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-25-2012, 04:43 PM
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Views: 495
Posted By jayrod
Well nevermind, Ive been told the connector got...

Well nevermind, Ive been told the connector got loose and arced creating what you see in the pics.
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