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Sunshine vs. sensors

During certain times of the year, my garage door will not close in the mornings because the sun shines directly on the sensor. Iím certain that this is the issue because if someone stands near the...
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Thanks! I got the second replacement part a...

Thanks! I got the second replacement part a couple of weeks ago and it installed without issue. The microwave is back above the range and has worked fine since. I donít want to say the wrong thing...
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It turns out the second motor is electrically...

It turns out the second motor is electrically fine but has mechanical issues! It doesnít spin close to true and presses against the housing. That's why it didnít turn. I have ordered a second...
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When I put the voltmeter leads on the old motor...

When I put the voltmeter leads on the old motor there was no response from the meter. It was as if the motor was an open circuit. The display just showed ď1Ē and there was no beeping tone. I tests it...
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Well, unfortunately, replacing that part didnít...

Well, unfortunately, replacing that part didnít fix it. I think itís time to call in a pro. :-(
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Yep. I sure did! And I found the part and ordered...

Yep. I sure did! And I found the part and ordered one. Should be in next week.
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Well, I managed to test the unit, wait, discharge...

Well, I managed to test the unit, wait, discharge the capacitor, and remove the blower without blowing up myself or anything else.

There seems to be discontinuity in the blower motor so now Iím...
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Thanks for the info. I will try in the morning....

Thanks for the info. I will try in the morning. But I feel like I’m missing something. The parts diagram linked several posts back lists the black part below the blower in my photo as the high...
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Microwave oven question

Newbie question. My microwave isnít working properly and Iíve started trying to troubleshoot the issue. Iíve removed the outer metal cabinet housing but nothing else. Is it safe to operate the...
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Hi. I’m still looking for some help, if anyone is...

Hi. I’m still looking for some help, if anyone is available.
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PJmax, I cannot express to you how much I...

PJmax, I cannot express to you how much I appreciate your quick and helpful replies!! I believe that I can do repairs like this around my house but sometimes I just need a little assistance,...
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Ok, I did some disassembly. I took the bottom...

Ok, I did some disassembly. I took the bottom light/fan assembly off then removed the microwave outer housing following some instructions I found in a YouTube video. Now Iím staring at the guts of my...
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I’ve pulled the microwave down from above the...

I’ve pulled the microwave down from above the range. Any tips or suggestions on how to go about replacing the blower?
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I heated a bowl of water for two minutes and it...

I heated a bowl of water for two minutes and it got warm!
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Here's an image that shows the model number. I...

Here's an image that shows the model number. I don’t know if it still heats. I was kinda afraid to test it for fear of ruining it further.

GH7208XRY - 1
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Microwave oven question

Our microwave seems to have broken. We can't hear the fan turning when it comes on like we used to. Does anyone know if this is a simple or challenging fix? What are the most likely causes (dead fan...
01-06-17, 06:10 PM
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Posted By HawaiiThad

Thanks for the reply. I live in Hawaii so...

Thanks for the reply. I live in Hawaii so insulation is a consideration, but not a major concern.
01-06-17, 05:22 PM
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Here is a pic of the attic space. The black pipe...

Here is a pic of the attic space. The black pipe is for my solar water heater.

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01-06-17, 05:18 PM
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Adding flooring to an attic space

Hi,

I have some space in my attic that I'd like to make useful for storage. I have already installed a set of attic stairs. But it turns out that there are a whole bunch of wires & cables and a...
10-16-08, 01:37 PM
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Posted By HawaiiThad

Decora plug question

I have a new home and we have Decora wall plugs installed throughout. Anything that I plug in is very hard to unplug. I had a rep. from the builder here a few minutes ago and he said that it may be...
05-25-08, 01:45 PM
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Posted By HawaiiThad

*bump* (hmm, it says I have to put in 15...

*bump* (hmm, it says I have to put in 15 characters)
05-13-08, 04:18 PM
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Ok, I got my voltmeter and tested the wiring with...

Ok, I got my voltmeter and tested the wiring with the switches both on and off. I got some results that seemed strange to me.

The voltage goes from 0 to 120 across the black and white pair,...
05-12-08, 01:12 AM
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Posted By HawaiiThad

The house is definitely not set up switch-wise...

The house is definitely not set up switch-wise for separate ceiling fan/light controls. I'll test the everything with my voltmeter tomorrow (if I can find the box it's in) now that i have a good idea...
05-12-08, 12:25 AM
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Posted By HawaiiThad

The former, two switches, one on each side of the...

The former, two switches, one on each side of the room.
05-11-08, 10:18 PM
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Posted By HawaiiThad

Easy three-way question

I just moved into a brand new house. I tried to install my dining room lamp. There are two (three way) wall switches for it. I expected to find three wires in the ceiling but found four (B/W/R/G)....
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