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Forum: Dockside Chat
08-19-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By tarpon140

Some care, some don't. Just like all professions.

Some care, some don't. Just like all professions.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-08-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By tarpon140

If they ran the system during construction the...

If they ran the system during construction the coil is probably full of dust and in need of a good cleaning. The units primary drain should go outside, I have never been allowed to drain it to the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-25-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By tarpon140

Make sure your indoor blower is set to cycle with...

Make sure your indoor blower is set to cycle with the cooling, set to FAN AUTO at the thermostats and not FAN ON. I see that more often than anything else and that will cause high humidity here.
07-23-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By tarpon140

Clearwater area is good to go, the issues are...

Clearwater area is good to go, the issues are south of here.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-21-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
Posted By tarpon140

The Black wire with white tracer is capped off...

The Black wire with white tracer is capped off and would be connected if your electric heat was still functional. Your common (C) wire is the brown that is connected to the wire that is going to your...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-02-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By tarpon140

Seal any openings on the air handler cabinet that...

Seal any openings on the air handler cabinet that is letting the humid air in.

We had this problem years ago with Trane's older air handlers and we were able to keep the sweating to a minimum by...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-28-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By tarpon140

The Daikin unit appears to be a re-branded...

The Daikin unit appears to be a re-branded Goodman system.

The Tempstar is produced by ICP not Nordyne. ICP produces several other brands and is owned by UTC (Carrier), the blower housing on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-05-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,669
Posted By tarpon140

There is a compression coupling kit from Trane...

There is a compression coupling kit from Trane that is considered a permanent repair and is approved for repairing their aluminum condenser coils and will not affect remaining warranty.

You should...
09-27-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 21,718
Posted By tarpon140

Does sea water flood the back deck with no one on...

Does sea water flood the back deck with no one on board and the max power option on a jack plate? If not, its different.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-14-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,673
Posted By tarpon140

That price is very high, the valve could be in...

That price is very high, the valve could be in warranty depending on the air handler. In commercial applications it would have either a 5 year or 1 year parts warranty. The metal cabinet air handlers...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By tarpon140

What are your model and serial numbers for the...

What are your model and serial numbers for the indoor and outdoor units? Some of there air handlers would have had a 10 year parts warranty depending on which outdoor unit it was paired with.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-21-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By tarpon140

These motors are not made the same across all...

These motors are not made the same across all brands, if you match up only horsepower and rpm you may very well end up with a motor that fails fairly quickly.

The motors amp draw and RPM are more...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-20-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By tarpon140

The number after CPN is the carrier part number,...

The number after CPN is the carrier part number, you can google that and probably find it. You could also buy a 1/5 HP 825 RPM motor as a replacement, just make sure the amp draw is the same or...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-26-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By tarpon140

It could be a number of things but if your house...

It could be a number of things but if your house is saying cool I would check the overflow switch at the air handler. If they broke the wiring for the cooling contactor instead of the main power to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-22-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By tarpon140

Leave it where it is, have them add a second...

Leave it where it is, have them add a second float switch on the secondary drain at the air handler to shut it down before it reaches the auxiliary pan.

2.5 ton is likely correct for that location...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,151
Posted By tarpon140

Set the cooling up no more than 3*F and the...

Set the cooling up no more than 3*F and the heating no more than 2*F if it's on a heat pump.

Depending on the stat it may have a smart recovery feature that will learn what it takes to heat or...
09-24-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,330
Posted By tarpon140

Hit the flats 4 - 5 days a week after work and...

Hit the flats 4 - 5 days a week after work and head offshore on the weekends when I'm not on call so long as the weather cooperates. On call every 3rd week. The house needs paint and some other...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-30-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By tarpon140

Do not let them mount the unit to the wall if you...

Do not let them mount the unit to the wall if you can help it. It would be better to be placed on a stand and have the air handler itself placed 3 - 4" off of the wall.

This will allow for an air...
09-19-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By tarpon140

Assembled in Mexico, hope only the Made in the...

Assembled in Mexico, hope only the Made in the USA are available.
09-19-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By tarpon140

Thanks, I'll check when I get back to the house.

Thanks, I'll check when I get back to the house.
09-18-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By tarpon140

Opti Air Compressor

Does anybody know when the new compressor was being installed? Approximately what serial number did they start with?

I had a new 225 Opti hung in July 2010 and it started knocking a couple miles...
06-26-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 55,873
Posted By tarpon140

I see what you're talking about. At 5:06 you can...

I see what you're talking about. At 5:06 you can see that it a hose hanging off the side, not a rope.
06-26-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 55,873
Posted By tarpon140

I don't see any lines on the stern, and just...

I don't see any lines on the stern, and just before the guy with the camera got on board it sure looked like the boat was under power headed towards him.
04-04-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By tarpon140

I can't actually see a loop, but I haven't had...

I can't actually see a loop, but I haven't had any issues and have had the boat since '01. The original vent was plastic and somehow got broken off on the outside of the hull.

It is an...
04-02-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By tarpon140

Thanks for the input. I went and looked at both...

Thanks for the input. I went and looked at both styles side by side and went with the clamshell. I'm not sure if it really makes a difference, but it looked like it would be harder to force water...
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