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Offline tkolarik

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Misdiagnosis CPRT36-T
« on: April 10, 2011, 06:32:25 PM »
I asked a company to check my system, the tech they send out said my compressor was bad and it would cost me $1080 to repair. However, when he replaced the compressor the system still does not work.

Should I be obligated to pay them?


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Re: Misdiagnosis
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2011, 07:15:57 PM »
Bottom dollar no fix no pay. That is my philosophy. If I ain't fixed it why should I charge? When the unit is fixed pay the bill if it ain't then don't pay it.
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Re: Misdiagnosis
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2011, 08:14:47 PM »
If there was nothing wrong with the compressor and they replaced it because of misdiagnosing it then I would not pay for it.
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Re: Misdiagnosis
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2011, 06:31:33 AM »
What were the symptoms requiring service?

Never mind.
I read your other post about a sticking reversing valve.
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Re: Misdiagnosis
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2011, 06:17:15 PM »
That is why the need for testing of technicians.
Although I tutor for NATE, there is one main problem
that is "No Hands On" required.
I have looked over HVAC Excellence and found that "Hands On"
is a requirement.
The other problems are Salesmechanics as I call them.
Sorry but it seems A&E Factory Service falls into this
catagory. Yet they are not alone. Before taking ill a company
ask me to find them mechanics so I sent them two that I had
known. These mechanics were laid off after 16 months.  :(
I asked the owner of the company why and to my suprise he
stated "They are Great Mechanics", so I said what was the problem to which
he answered "They don't sell anything, they just make repairs".  ???
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Re: Misdiagnosis CPRT36-T
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2011, 08:02:57 PM »
Which is why I want to do my own service...
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Re: Misdiagnosis
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2011, 07:44:51 PM »
That is why the need for testing of technicians.
Although I tutor for NATE, there is one main problem
that is "No Hands On" required.
I have looked over HVAC Excellence and found that "Hands On"
is a requirement.
The other problems are Salesmechanics as I call them.
Sorry but it seems A&E Factory Service falls into this
catagory. Yet they are not alone. Before taking ill a company
ask me to find them mechanics so I sent them two that I had
known. These mechanics were laid off after 16 months.  :(
I asked the owner of the company why and to my suprise he
stated "They are Great Mechanics", so I said what was the problem to which
he answered "They don't sell anything, they just make repairs".  ???

Thats crazy. I would think he would be glad to have good techs, guess not.