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Old 08-16-2012, 01:04 PM   #61
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Did you open it in a moisture and air free environment? If not, I'm sure they will say it formed after you exposed it to air.
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Old 08-16-2012, 02:50 PM   #62
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Sorry, I don't have any pics.
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I actually cut the unit open in front of a carrier/bryant dealer and he said that he was not sure what the super seal looked like inside a compressor but did state that what he saw ( he said was like sawdust particles turned green by the leak detector) was not suppose to be in the compressor and did say that it would have been enough to plug it up and cause it to fail. Can anyone verify that this proudct does resemble sawdust looking particles?
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as a homeowner, i would never put anything except oil and refrigerant in my lines. if you end up with a compressor burnout, now you have a system full of gunk and possibly a bunch of acid. sounds lovely!
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Old 08-16-2012, 09:04 PM   #65
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I actually cut the unit open in front of a carrier/bryant dealer and he said that he was not sure what the super seal looked like inside a compressor but did state that what he saw ( he said was like sawdust particles turned green by the leak detector) was not suppose to be in the compressor and did say that it would have been enough to plug it up and cause it to fail. Can anyone verify that this proudct does resemble sawdust looking particles?
You cut the unit open?
Why? Did the carrier tech evacuate all the Freon before you cut it open?
So many things wrong with the above statement!
What HVAC guy here would stand there while a homeowner "cut" open his unit?
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Old 08-16-2012, 09:12 PM   #66
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Does anyone have any pictures of the inside of an ac compressor that was cut open to see if in fact the superseal hvacr did in fact clog up and shut the compressor down? A contractor put it in my 80 year old mothers carrier/bryant ac unit and 8 days later the compressor locked up. I removed the compressor and cut it open and would like to see someone elses pictures to compare to mine. Needless to say it cost $3750.00 for a new unit. Can anyone help me out here?
Lets see your pictures?
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You cut the unit open?
Why? Did the carrier tech evacuate all the Freon before you cut it open?
So many things wrong with the above statement!
What HVAC guy here would stand there while a homeowner "cut" open his unit?
my assumption would be that the compressor burned out and was replaced properly. he then took the old, burned out compressor that he was responsible for disposing to a dealer and cut it open to see what was inside.

i have seen some cool videos on youtube where they cut open old compressors to see what went wrong, since they are hermetically sealed units.
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Update - End of cooling season is almost here for North East, and I promised I would update the status of my 21 yr old a/c system operation after super seal w/dryer and 3 pounds of freon were added for a evap coil leak in early /mid july 2012.

The unit still starts up easily and seems to cool house with a average 17-19 temp difference from return to closest register. The suction line still is cold/drips water and the liquid line is usually only warm to touch on a average 85 degree day near the condenser unit. This I take to mean that the freon level is still holding for now, or has not lost enough for me to notice.

I live in a townhouse community which gives me the luxury of hearing a/c units that are the same as mine. As far as I can tell - the sound of my compressor sounds like it always has , and sounds like the other units that I have in ear shot.

So at least I made it thru the summer and can at least say that -
But we will see, hopefully it will fire right up in the spring , still holding all freon and cooling properly. Only then I can at least feel more confident that I might just be able to get this system across my 3-5 year finish line .
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Update - End of cooling season is almost here for North East, and I promised I would update the status of my 21 yr old a/c system operation after super seal w/dryer and 3 pounds of freon were added for a evap coil leak in early /mid july 2012.

The unit still starts up easily and seems to cool house with a average 17-19 temp difference from return to closest register. The suction line still is cold/drips water and the liquid line is usually only warm to touch on a average 85 degree day near the condenser unit. This I take to mean that the freon level is still holding for now, or has not lost enough for me to notice.

I live in a townhouse community which gives me the luxury of hearing a/c units that are the same as mine. As far as I can tell - the sound of my compressor sounds like it always has , and sounds like the other units that I have in ear shot.

So at least I made it thru the summer and can at least say that -
But we will see, hopefully it will fire right up in the spring , still holding all freon and cooling properly. Only then I can at least feel more confident that I might just be able to get this system across my 3-5 year finish line .
Thanks for the update!
I suspect u will get ATLEAST a few more years out of it and when it comes time to replace it,it will not be because of the super seal!.
Thanks again!
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and when it comes time to replace it,it will not be because of the super seal!.
Time will tell.
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R.E Michels here won't sell you anything without an account.You neeed a EPA card to get an account.
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You should instead say "I think I will just buy some STOLEN r22 and gauges off of craigslist".

Nobody in the HVAC business would sell R22 in builk to end consumers, and especially not for $10 a lb. If you're okay with supporting thieves, then go for it.

You are wrong! You can buy from Ebay or Craiglist without any problem.
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Your on to something here,

Recharging is an HVAC Contractors greatest profit center, they bill out by the lb. Without using a scale, charge 10x the cost per pound and find a way to get 90 lbs out of a 30# drum.

I agreed with you 100%. The only thing you know for sure how many lb is using scale; but most tech do not use that because they want to charge alot to customer.
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I do not charge 10 times the cost...... wish I did .....
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I do not charge 10 times the cost...... wish I did .....
Well then,you would be in the group known as
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