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#111019 - 08/17/06 05:02 AM Over Under Sideways Down
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
From Rewired (Adam Derus)

Happen to stumble on these the other day.... Priceless isn't it??

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#111020 - 08/17/06 03:27 PM Re: Over Under Sideways Down
BElder Offline

Registered: 11/03/04
Posts: 52
Loc: Paradise, CA. U.S.A.
They had to be done with out permits and no inspection I sure hope that they were not inspected. and you see what us inspectors have to deal with! Ican here it now Whats Wrong With That

#111021 - 08/17/06 05:21 PM Re: Over Under Sideways Down
Jim M Offline

Registered: 08/10/01
Posts: 453
Loc: Chestertown, MD, USA
Seems to be just more examples of people adding corners to a wheel to make it work better.

I guess they couldn't figure out how to make a connection in the wiring compartment.

#111022 - 08/17/06 06:04 PM Re: Over Under Sideways Down
Lostazhell Offline

Registered: 02/21/04
Posts: 1248
Loc: Bakersfield, CA (Originally Or...
Sometimes I seriously wonder if "Doofus" will ever be out of work... Heck, he even though enough to put duct seal over the screw holes!

#111023 - 08/17/06 08:26 PM Re: Over Under Sideways Down
Larry Fine Offline

Registered: 02/18/05
Posts: 684
Loc: Richmond, VA
These appear to be roof-top installations. Looks like they didn't want to build pedestald for the disco's.
Larry Fine
Fine Electric Co.

#111024 - 08/17/06 09:42 PM Re: Over Under Sideways Down
frank Offline

Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 361
Loc: windsor ontario canada
How did the high pressure switch get on the service port?That should be inside the unit.I bet it broke and they didn't realize it can be replaced by unscrewing just the switch.That tee fitting most likely has no shrader valve in it and the cap could seriously hurt someone since it's under 400lbs pressure from the liquid refrigerant.Could be a time bomb if a service tech is not paying attention and decides to check the high side pressure.

[This message has been edited by frank (edited 08-18-2006).]

#111025 - 08/18/06 03:03 PM Re: Over Under Sideways Down
Rewired Offline

Registered: 01/01/06
Posts: 567
Loc: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Hey Fellas!

Yes these are rooftop units.. I just happen to wander up there when BOTH of the units cooling the floor I am working on stopped working ( Carrier units: JUNK IMHO).
All the other units up there have the discos tagged right to the sides of the units.

I am not sure how that switch got there.. I assume from the electrical the same hack did the referigeration as well and probably the original install, as the units on the floor above us have done nothing but leak onto our floor because all the condensate drains have been done improperly according to the NEW service Techs.



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