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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-20-2009, 11:55 AM
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Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
No input on these kickstart devices? Are they...

No input on these kickstart devices? Are they any good, or can they cause harm to the system in the long run? I checked it out and the brand is Kickstart, model KZ-RE-357. Anybody else use these?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-20-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Haha, no worries. So did you get the mirrored...

Haha, no worries. So did you get the mirrored finish, or is that just the regular clear finish? Have you noticed any blurryness or anything that makes it harder to see out of? Any notice on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-17-2009, 02:52 PM
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Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Well, here's an update for those that care. ...

Well, here's an update for those that care. Found out that I actually had a home warranty that came with our house purchase for free. And they cover A/c repair (minus a $55 service fee). So I just...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-16-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,503
Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Also be aware that most modern day thermo's have...

Also be aware that most modern day thermo's have a delayed startup for about 5 minutes when the A/c has just been shut off.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-12-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,350
Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Thanks allot for the answer. Yeah, I'm missing...

Thanks allot for the answer. Yeah, I'm missing the blower because it's up in the attic and I haven't had time to crawl up there and check it. It should probably be around the same as the condensor...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-12-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 19,393
Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Okay cool, I'll be checking it tomorrow then. ...

Okay cool, I'll be checking it tomorrow then. I'll check the compressor wires while I'm in there too. I haven't really seen much of a pattern to it, except that it seems to kick on everytime in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-11-2009, 03:11 PM
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Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Yeah, I remember seeing a covered box that was...

Yeah, I remember seeing a covered box that was attached to the compressor. I couldn't figure out how to crack it open, but I"ll have to try again.

Were you asking if the compressor casing feels...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-10-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 19,393
Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Cool, thanks for the help. I'll go recheck all...

Cool, thanks for the help. I'll go recheck all the connections hopefully tomorrow, and probably just redo them all. Yeah, I have a voltmeter, please just let me know what connections to check and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-10-2009, 03:46 PM
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Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Is the contactor the big black box in the last...

Is the contactor the big black box in the last picture with all the terminals, that has like 6 or 7 wires connected to it? I tightened all the wires, there was only 1 or 2 that were a little loose. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-09-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Well I took some pictures of my system, hopefully...

Well I took some pictures of my system, hopefully that helps. First picture is the tag on the outside of my A/C unit. Second one is of the compressor motor label. And third is of the Fan motor...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-09-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Okay well here's some pictures of my system. ...

Okay well here's some pictures of my system. There were no loose wires or bad connections from visual inspection. The capacitor still looks brand new. I'm at a loss here....the only other thing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-09-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Is this that Gila titanium film from Lowes? The...

Is this that Gila titanium film from Lowes? The one that blocked the most sun? Did you put it on the inside or outside?

Just wondering if I should do this also. Have you noticed any big...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-09-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,350
Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
How to calculate KWH usage of A/C?

Just wondering how you can calculate the amount of killowatt hours my A/C condensor outside uses (That uses way more than the attic blower fan correct)? What numbers do I need to calculate it? I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-08-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 19,393
Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
Thanks for the link. I'm just trying to narrow...

Thanks for the link. I'm just trying to narrow down what to look at and check. Would the problem most likely be the compressor motor itself, the capacitor, low freon, or could it be the thermostat?...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-07-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 19,393
Posted By onecrazyfoo4u
A/C compressor not kicking on, not cold!

We're in the socal desert, so it easily gets up to 115 during the summer. We bought the house about a year ago, it was built in 05, and only lived in for a few months....so the air conditioning...
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