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07-12-20, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Franken30

Thatís the part of the problem: I canít find...

Thatís the part of the problem: I canít find where this unit drains. Iíve looked in the manual and thereís no diagram, nor can I find one online. Iíve cleaned out the unit and canít see where the...
07-12-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Franken30

GE AJCM wall air conditioner not removing humidity

A few years ago, I replaced four 2nd-floor wall air conditioners (the wife was balking on ductless AC) and they all work fairly well, except for the one in the master bedroom. It cools but doesnít...
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Franken30

Ok, that was a pain and the website keep rotating...

Ok, that was a pain and the website keep rotating my pictures for me, but it will have to do. Here is the fixture:

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Here is a close up of the actual socket:

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Here is a photo...
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Views: 369
Posted By Franken30

Norm201, that is essentially a diagram of what...

Norm201, that is essentially a diagram of what Iím looking at, except inverted. I will have to get to a desktop computer and upload pics.

This site really doesnít seem to like mobile users.
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Franken30

No power to light fixture

Good evening, everyone. I have a hanging light fixture that has been there for 25+ years, undisturbed. Recently, when replacing the couches in the room, the fixture was bumped (by my head) and,...
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By Franken30

Properly sized toilet flapper

Good evening, everyone. I have an American Standard toilet with an 1-1/4Ē overflow tube. The flapper has degraded to the point where it doesnít seat correctly over the flush valve after flushing and...
08-07-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Franken30

I donít think so, not without disassembling the...

I donít think so, not without disassembling the unit, and thatís probably not something I could figure out without some guidance. Unfortunately, anyone I called to try to do a repair doesnít work on...
08-07-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Franken30

Carrier HC wall air conditioner

Good afternoon, all.

Last night, our Carrier HC 32000(?) btu wall air conditioner (the one that cools my entire downstairs) started making a rattling noise, then eventually started humming and...
03-23-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Franken30

Sorry for the delay in the update, but I ended up...

Sorry for the delay in the update, but I ended up replacing that whole run in the picture with PVC. I snaked the drain with a 25'er on a power drill but the water was still backing up. I figured...
03-18-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Franken30

That was actually going to be my next question....

That was actually going to be my next question. The remaining stub in the wall would give me about a 2Ē length of pipe to work with. That should be enough to get a solid bite with a fernco coupler,...
03-17-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Franken30

I'll have to check the trap and hopefully there...

I'll have to check the trap and hopefully there is an opening from underneath to run the snake. I'm assuming the only other alternative is to take the whole riser, trap, and/or 90 off?
03-17-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Franken30

Washing machine drain backing up

Good afternoon and Happy St. Patrick's Day, everyone.

Recently, the drain to my washing machine began backing up and I tried fixing it with a bottle of Liquid Plumr to no avail (and no surprise)....
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Franken30

Riello burner not firing on its own

Hello, everyone. Iíve got an older Axeman-Anderson boiler thatís probably on its last legs but Iíd like to get through one more winter. The last few days, the boiler will shut off and wonít maintain...
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Franken30

Thank you, Tolyn. Works like a charm now.

Thank you, Tolyn. Works like a charm now.
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Franken30

Ok...thanks to PJ for posting the upload...

Ok...thanks to PJ for posting the upload attachment the info...

If I've done this correctly, I've attached a picture for reference:
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Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Franken30

Okay so apparently I can't post pictures from my...

Okay so apparently I can't post pictures from my laptop unless I upload them to a URL first...
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Franken30

Light fixture replacement issue

Afternoon, everyone. Having a small problem here. Iím replacing a fixture with the same fixture (Depot cheap-o) and now Iím wondering if I have a larger problem than just a bum fixture.

When i...
04-14-18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Franken30

It might but with rain coming for the next two...

It might but with rain coming for the next two days, I was hoping to get this done before then. If I had the time, Iíd dump them all out in the sun and wait.
04-14-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Franken30

Issue with putting down manure

Hey all,

Iíve recently needed to rehab my lawn, so I core aerated and limed a few days ago, and today I put down the Lesco Metro Mix with Lesco starter fertilizer. I decided to topdress with...
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Franken30

Tried replacing the fuel filter in the tank? - I...

Tried replacing the fuel filter in the tank? - I havenít but that could be a consideration.

100% sure your mixing the correct amount of oil with the fuel? - Yes, 100%

Trying to use older...
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Franken30

Echo PB770H bogging at full throtle

Last fall I bought the unit brand new. Everything worked well until about a week ago. It would start on the second pull (max) every time, then when I opened the choke and throttled up, it would bog...
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Franken30

It's for a domestic hot water system. I'm having...

It's for a domestic hot water system. I'm having someone come back tomorrow to tune up the system.
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Franken30

Just replaced the hot water circulator pump....

So here's the next issue/question: When the plumber replaced it, he shut off the (obviously) shut off the valves before and after the pump. He drained whatever was left into a bucket and it was...
Replies: 10
Views: 3,544
Posted By Franken30

If this is a head gasket issue, would using some...

If this is a head gasket issue, would using some stop-leak added to the oil potentially fix the issue? Or would that do more harm than good?

I ask because I'm not exactly mechanically inclined. I...
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