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The image below is my understanding of how the...

The image below is my understanding of how the wiring to the motor with the capacitor. I measured the current coming from the blue wire and the white wire. Maybe I need to also check the red/white...
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If I grab the motor and turn the motor...

If I grab the motor and turn the motor mechanism/shaft, it turns easily, put when the power is going to the motor, motor hums put the motor mechanism/shaft does not turn. I manually turned the gears...
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I just checked. I put the multimeter on the blue...

I just checked. I put the multimeter on the blue wire and the white wire, when I hit the door open button, the motor gets 117 volts and the motor hums but does not spin.
I also, put the digital...
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That's a great idea, I will connect the voltmeter...

That's a great idea, I will connect the voltmeter and test the wires leading to the motor while everything is in place. My understanding is that the white AC wire connects to the white motor wire. ...
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Garage door opener hums/buzzes twice but door doesn't open

I have a Chamberlain 1/3 HP chain drive, Model 350, Serial No. 3947B01022, 60 Hz, 6.0 Amps. The motor is Westinghouse E322P775

When I press the open button on the wall, the opener buzzes/hums...
06-15-17, 08:53 AM
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Thanks, I thought it might be losing refrigerant...

Thanks, I thought it might be losing refrigerant because the evaporator coil is getting slightly cool and the various parts seem to be working properly. Oh, well, I will buy a new one.
06-14-17, 01:21 PM
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The air intake filter is clean. I removed the...

The air intake filter is clean. I removed the air intake filter and removed the outside panels to check things.
06-14-17, 11:21 AM
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humidifier compressor kicks in and gets very warm, the coils gets slightly cool

I have a portable 70-pint, dehumidifier. The compressor kicks in and gets very warm, the condenser coils gets slightly cool but not cool enough. The fan is working fine.
Is there anything I can...
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Thanks, I have been using Fluidmaster. I think...

Thanks, I have been using Fluidmaster. I think the problem is the pipes in this particular house are very old and crud gets into the water flowing through the valve and gradually slows it down and...
02-01-17, 08:25 AM
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The house is a duplex. Two kitchens, the...

The house is a duplex. Two kitchens, the basement laundry tub and the floor drain under the laundry tub all connect to the same pipe.
01-31-17, 03:17 PM
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Posted By RCinSTP

If the horizontal pipe has a low area where water...

If the horizontal pipe has a low area where water sits, anything that gets flushed down the pipe passes through except the last part which sits in the low area. Any crud sitting in the low area will...
01-31-17, 11:53 AM
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"belly in the pipe" that's the term I was looking...

"belly in the pipe" that's the term I was looking for. I'm fairly certain that it's a belly in the pipe. The worst that could happen if I leave it is that the pipe needs to be cleaned once a year. ...
01-31-17, 11:14 AM
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I didn't try to go further because it doesn't...

I didn't try to go further because it doesn't seem like the pipe is blocked. Water passes through the pipe very well, even large volumes of water. I just think the pipe dips between the floor drain...
01-31-17, 08:56 AM
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Posted By RCinSTP

pipe in basement floor not draining?

In my basement, under the laundry tub, there is a floor drain which has a horizontal pipe running under the cement floor to the main plumbing/sewer pipe that goes out to the street.
I ran a jetter...
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Thanks, I will just cap off the drain valve until...

Thanks, I will just cap off the drain valve until after the heating season.
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I'm not at the house right now so I can't check,...

I'm not at the house right now so I can't check, but I will find out about the about the pressure this evening.
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Wow, very nice, I didn't know they made valves...

Wow, very nice, I didn't know they made valves like that. I'll if I can buy something like that locally because I need to fix the valve as soon as possible.
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Replace old style horizontal expansion tank with new style tank?

I have a hot water system with cast iron radiators and an old style horizontal expansion tank in the basement ceiling rafters above the furnace/boiler. The house is 100 years old. Originally the...
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Replace drain valve on old style horizontal expansion tank with ball valve?

I have a hot water system with old style horizontal expansion tank in the basement ceiling rafters above the furnace/boiler. The drain valve on the expansion tank is dripping from the outlet (not...
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THANK YOU Pilot Dane!

I knew I was missing something. That is exactly what the problem is. I have a converter box and I was wondering if I might need to use that with the TV.
Now a perfectly good TV can be used instead...
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Posted By RCinSTP

I should also add the Model is Magnavox model...

I should also add the Model is Magnavox model number 19PR14 C122 Manufactured in Mexico in 1995
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TV won't recognize / memorize / auto-program channels

I have a rooftop antenna. I plug the coax cable from the antenna into the back of the tv, then on the tv menu, there is an option to search for cable connections, it does the search and does not find...
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