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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-03-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,047
Posted By silentdub
That sucks, sorry to hear that. If you are...

That sucks, sorry to hear that.

If you are looking for an excellent system, check out my thread on the goodman, I love it.


I had an issue where I ran new wires from the inside unit to the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-01-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,435
Posted By silentdub
$200.00 to replace the cap really isn't that bad....

$200.00 to replace the cap really isn't that bad.

depending on the cap, it was certainly under $100.00, about 125 for the service call.

average price.

R22 systems are still being sold untill...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-01-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,448
Posted By silentdub
1. The problem is that it is a YORK. York is...

1. The problem is that it is a YORK. York is simply garbage, especially the cheap contractor grade units, they last long enough to get out of the warranty period.

I am betting that there is a leak...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-01-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,615
Posted By silentdub
Doubtful, but there could be some moisture in the...

Doubtful, but there could be some moisture in the system.

The air across the evap coil is probably not sufficient.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-01-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,047
Posted By silentdub
A transformer would NOT have a voltage drop from...

A transformer would NOT have a voltage drop from 24 to 13 from heating up.

Something is bring it down. I am betting that there is some kind of short on the outside unit.

I would disconnect the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-01-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By silentdub
I can braze myself, it's the same as soldering,...

I can braze myself, it's the same as soldering, just use a brazing rod instead of solder. solder holds up just as well.

To increase efficiency, we also installed a TMX valve, this help regulate...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-01-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By silentdub
On the inside unit, there needs to be a vent in...

On the inside unit, there needs to be a vent in order to vent the gasses outside, there is also an option for it to suck air in from the outside as well, this prevents the burners from sucking the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-01-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By silentdub
Ok, I know it has been a while, but I still want...

Ok, I know it has been a while, but I still want to get the information I have out there.

We ended up getting this system:
Goodman Air: Mitsubishi Mr Slim: Goodman Heat Pump: Buy Wholesale Direct...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-01-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,647
Posted By silentdub
Adjust as necessary.

Adjust as necessary.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-01-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By silentdub
I'll take some and post them up. I just paid the...

I'll take some and post them up. I just paid the bill today, so it should ship out tomorrow.

I ended up getting this model:

Goodman Gas Furnace Air conditioner Systems, Buy Direct from...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-30-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,432
Posted By silentdub
I was going to say you need to bleed the line, I...

I was going to say you need to bleed the line, I don't know anything about boilers, but ensure that the system doesn't just fire and go out, make sure it stays lit, otherwise, bleed the air from the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-29-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,113
Posted By silentdub
I have someone doing my ductwork because I hate...

I have someone doing my ductwork because I hate dealing with it.

I have gotten good responses from people on craigslist. If you put an ad up that you are looking for someone, you will get a bite...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-29-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By silentdub
New Member, New Project......

Hey guys, I just got here from another non friendly site.

I have a 10 year old house with a piece of crap York unit that has finally kicked the bucket. I have had to replace several components on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-29-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,426
Posted By silentdub
Depending on where you live I guess is the big...

Depending on where you live I guess is the big questions.

My house and hvac system is only 10 years old, it is a 10 seer system, I am installing a goodman 18seer system.

I was only going to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-29-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By silentdub
You and I are in the same boat my friend. My York...

You and I are in the same boat my friend. My York system is 10 years old and the compressor just went.

The compressor is $924.00 not including install, the most expensive part of your A/C is the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-29-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By silentdub
Hey, I just signed up and saw your post. I...

Hey, I just signed up and saw your post.

I had the same problem with my new house, it had a cheap A/C system to begin with, but I added more fans in the attic.

I added one electric and that...
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