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Forum: Water Heaters
11-02-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,643
Posted By dmrlook

Hello again- one quick question- I'll be putting...

Hello again- one quick question- I'll be putting in the new gas valve tonight. Do I use Teflon tape on the threads that screw into the bore in the water heater tank. Or do I need to worry that the...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-30-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,643
Posted By dmrlook

Thanks again - I disconnected everything -...

Thanks again - I disconnected everything - actually pulled the valve from the water heater and let it sit overnight. Then, I reconnected the electricals and still get the same error code. Just...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-29-17, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,643
Posted By dmrlook

Thanks for the reply. The water heater is a...

Thanks for the reply. The water heater is a Whirlpool ND50T122-403. It was sold by Lowes until 2015. I got it around 2010 or so, so only 7 years old, and it is a 12 year model, so I'd hate to get...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-29-17, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,643
Posted By dmrlook

OK - I'm going to ask another question. This...

OK - I'm going to ask another question. This stupid water heater is more complex because it has a damper that closes when the heating cycle is complete to "trap" the heat and therefore be "more"...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-29-17, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,643
Posted By dmrlook

Whirlpool water heater lockout...

Hello all - its been a while since I'v been here. Years in fact. At any rate, I have a whirlpool natural gas water heater. It has a honeywell wv4262b1114 gas valve. This is a high efficiency model,...
03-07-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By dmrlook

Thanks...I assumed the clamps were the wire nuts...

Thanks...I assumed the clamps were the wire nuts and added 2 or 2.25 (depending on wire gauge) to every box to account for this. So I can subtract that number from all my future boxes.

I plan...
03-07-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By dmrlook

I'm not sure I understand your math. My...

I'm not sure I understand your math. My understanding of the code is as follows:

10 wires at 14 gauge: 2*10=20 cu in
2 switches: 4*2=8 cu in
All ground wires: 2 cu in
All internal cable clamps...
03-06-16, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By dmrlook

Thanks. I'll get the plastic rings. As for...

Thanks. I'll get the plastic rings. As for hurting for space, the box plus the metal front is 32 cu in. And I have 2 switches and 10 wires, all 14 gauge. So unless my calculations are wrong, that...
03-06-16, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By dmrlook

Will this be to code...pass inspection

Hello. Please refer to the attached image. I needed a bottom mount box so I pieced PVC and metal together to get the volume I needed. Is there anything wrong with this? Is my use of the metal...
03-06-16, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By dmrlook

Yes...I have been calculating the box full. Got...

Yes...I have been calculating the box full. Got the largest ceiling box I could and am under the max, but just barely.
03-06-16, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By dmrlook

Yes... That would be bad depending on the phases...

Yes... That would be bad depending on the phases of the circuits. Thanks.
03-05-16, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By dmrlook

Thanks...I did not plan on literally using a fan...

Thanks...I did not plan on literally using a fan rated box...I just did not know how else to describe the ceiling box. It will be accessible as I will be hanging a pendant light from it.
03-05-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By dmrlook

Question on extending existing circuits...

Hello all. I am in the middle of a kitchen remodel... I pushed one wall out 2 foot, which means all of my circuits on that one wall, namely the dishwasher and disposal are 2 foot short. These 2...
03-04-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By dmrlook

Yes...I spoke with the inspector and that is the...

Yes...I spoke with the inspector and that is the plan. And my 20 circuits have 12 gauge wire, not 14.
03-03-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By dmrlook

No...I did mean afci as in arc fault. Why?

No...I did mean afci as in arc fault. Why?
03-03-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By dmrlook

The home was built on 1988. The inspector told...

The home was built on 1988. The inspector told me all afci for all kitchen circuits...the 2 20 amp small appliance runs, the microwave 20 amp, the 15 amp lights, and the disposal and dishwasher. ...
03-03-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By dmrlook

Glad I asked...I had no idea about the lockout. ...

Glad I asked...I had no idea about the lockout. I assume I could also add a switch under the sink too, but a lock is probably easiest.

How do I get the gfi protection. I am using a dual pole 15...
03-03-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By dmrlook

Question on wiring dishwasher

Hello. I've got a quick question. I have a 15 amp (afci protected) dedicated circuit for my dishwasher. I have 14/2 running from the breaker box to a junction box. From there o run into the floor...
02-28-16, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By dmrlook

Thanks - I was not sure I was going to be able to...

Thanks - I was not sure I was going to be able to find a GW 30 amp AFCI circuit breaker. Now I don't have to.
02-28-16, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By dmrlook

Its a 240 so I'm planning on #10-3 wire. One...

Its a 240 so I'm planning on #10-3 wire. One further question - the inspector made me upgrade all breakers in the kitchen (my 2 20 amp small appliance, 15 amp dishwasher, 15 amp disposal, 20 amp...
02-28-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By dmrlook

Replacing gas range with electric oven/gas cooktop

Hello all. I am in the process of a kitchen renovation and will be replacing my gas range with a separate single electric under the counter (wall) oven and gas cooktop. The oven specs call for a...
02-22-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By dmrlook

Thanks for the advice. I'll verify that that is...

Thanks for the advice. I'll verify that that is how it currently is and make sure I maintain that connection structure if I need to make any changes in the box.
02-22-16, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By dmrlook

Thanks for all your help. Viking had exactly...

Thanks for all your help. Viking had exactly what I needed and I now have electricity in my kitchen again. You helped make my wife a happy lady!
02-21-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By dmrlook

Thank you. I guess I am operating on old...

Thank you. I guess I am operating on old information. I'll just wait till the electrical supply store opens tomorrow and get the 2 pole breakers. I see we live in the same state, so If you donit...
02-21-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By dmrlook

question on changing 12-3 for 2 circuits to 12-3 + 12-2 for the 2 circuits...

Hello all - I'm hoping you can answer a question for me. I am in the midst of a kitchen remodel that is requiring the addition of a subpanel just beside my existing panel as I don't have enough room...
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