I don't see the nameplate. I've been told it's a Heil NCABA24VB03.
What do you do when you service one that has something older than R22, and
find that it's low on coolant? Do you add whatever it had, or do you
replace all the coolant with R22, or what?
This one is only 36 years old. It would have to be 67 to qualify for
Suppose you were called to a house to work on a 36-year-old system, with a
Heil gas furnace and a Heil condensor outside. Would you insist that it
had to be replaced, even if the owner said there wasn't enough money to
What if the owner said it worked fine, with only one minor symptom, that
the airflow was too slow? In the winter the heat worked ok because it
didn't need as much airflow as the A/C did.
Would you just ignore the coolant and look for why the airflow was slow?
Social Security has very strict rules for disability. The airflow
being slow would be considered a partial disability, and there would be
no Social Security benefits. Only if the airflow stopped completely,
or there was no cooling at all.
There are financing options available if the system needs to be replaced.
Normally, the savings on the energy bills will make the notes and then some.
BTW, while you here screwing around, you might want to do some homework on
the EPA website and take a look at the HCFC phaseout schedule.
What was used to determing the airflow?? Who said its too slow?? What
measurements were taken??
Call somebody that knows WTF they're doing....and no its not gonna be free.
I would recommend a garage sale that sells fans at bargain prices. Being
low on cash doesn't get expensive repairs or replacements. We all run a
business and Charity comes under another heading. Steve is correct. If
you can afford A/C.. You are already living a luxury.
I would guess that you have not cleaned or serviced that unit in a long
time. Its pay me now or pay me later. Did you really check the airflow
or did the Wife(going through the change) tell you that?
Actually I would check everything. Call backs piss customers and
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