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Posted By Carbo

Whirlpool Refrigerator LEDs Gone Bad

Whirlpool refrigerator/freezer, model WRS325FDAM04, 3.5 years old.
Last night when I opened the refrigerator I noticed it was dimly lit. This morning, I opened the freezer to find the same. I...
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Posted By Carbo

Thanks for the clarification. I visited a local...

Thanks for the clarification. I visited a local plumbing supply store yesterday and he located a pair of replacement stems for me. Done deal. Thank you.
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Posted By Carbo

Bathroom Faucet Leak

I need replacement cartridges for a bathroom sink which has a drip that will obviously become worse. Pulled them out, hoping to find some identifying mark or code. Nothing.
Are these things...
04-13-19, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Carbo

They are attached and operate as one.

They are attached and operate as one.
04-13-19, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Carbo

My mistake. I just checked again and the...

My mistake. I just checked again and the disposal and dishwasher are on two separate breakers. As always, the help and smarts that are shared here is very much appreciated.
04-12-19, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Carbo

Yes, both units are on the same breaker.

Yes, both units are on the same breaker.
04-12-19, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Carbo

As pointed out here, the problem was the brass...

As pointed out here, the problem was the brass tab. Once I pulled it off, all is well.
Thanks, gentlemen.
04-12-19, 04:01 AM
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Posted By Carbo

Yes, receptacle under sink was replaced. I...

Yes, receptacle under sink was replaced. I thought I did a straight swap, buying the same receptacle I was replacing and wiring it similarly. When you start talking 12/3 cable, breaking tabs, etc....
04-11-19, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Carbo

New Switch Trips Breaker

Kitchen makeover included new receptacles and switches. As much of a klutz that I am, I figured even I could do this. Apparently, I was wrong. One of the boxes has a receptacle on one side and a...
01-20-19, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Carbo

Indeed it is. I'm going to try a few shorter,...

Indeed it is. I'm going to try a few shorter, heavier gauge screws. If that doesn't work I'm selling the damn house and moving. Hehe. . .
01-20-19, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Carbo

Pete, I don't have an ice pick. No matter. From...

Pete, I don't have an ice pick. No matter. From what I've seen there has to be a metal beam of some kind running through there. I'm going to try a shorter, stouter screw and see if that solves the...
01-20-19, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Carbo

I'm using the screws that came with the...

I'm using the screws that came with the verticals, which I just checked. They're 1.5" hex head wood screws. So I guess I'm getting in about 3/4 to 1" before hitting the mother load. Do you think...
01-20-19, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Carbo

Here's a few photos which may or may not prove...

Here's a few photos which may or may not prove helpful. . .

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01-19-19, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Carbo

Norm: Yes. 40 year old house with the original...

Norm: Yes. 40 year old house with the original windows. Looks like aluminum frames. I can't go with your suggestion. The verticals were custom made and so they won't fit if I do that.

PJ: ...
01-19-19, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Carbo

Vertical Blinds Installation Problem

So. . .we decided to purchase a new set of vertical blinds for a dining room window that measures 72" wide by 62" long. Easy enough to install, I'm thinking, even for a klutz like myself. Hours...
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Posted By Carbo

Indeed. It was a bad on/off switch. Thank you.

Indeed. It was a bad on/off switch. Thank you.
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Posted By Carbo

Switch is on. I tested the hot line at the...

Switch is on. I tested the hot line at the switch and it's drawing power.
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Posted By Carbo

No power at existing light fixture

Exterior porch light stopped working. My initial assumption was the bulb blew. Replaced the bulb but it didn't work. Put another bulb from a nearby lamp that was working and it, too, didn't work. ...
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Posted By Carbo

Saved about $225. The wife was quite...

Saved about $225. The wife was quite disappointed when I turned the burners on and they worked. :)
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Posted By Carbo

Quick follow up. . .bought and replaced the...

Quick follow up. . .bought and replaced the terminal block and power cord. Everything is working. Appreciate the help, PJ. Thank you.
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Posted By Carbo

Tech just left. When he opened the lower panel...

Tech just left. When he opened the lower panel it was obvious. I think it's called the terminal block, but it's part where the power supply cable enters the back of the unit. There are three...
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Posted By Carbo

Electric Range: Stovetop Suddenly Died

The unit is a Kenmore electric range, model 790.9621340C. Nearing the 11 year old mark.
I was cooking yesterday, 2 burners on, along with the oven. I noticed the pot of water was warm but not yet...
07-10-17, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Carbo

AC Blowing Warm Intermittently

South FL location. It's hot, to say the least.
10 year old Rheem, split system. Model RAND 042JBZ. Has been working fine all these years. About a month ago I noticed the house was warming up so...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-20-17, 04:51 AM
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Posted By Carbo

Yes, that is exactly what happened. Went to bed,...

Yes, that is exactly what happened. Went to bed, all was well. Woke up the next morning and no hot water.
With my limited abilities and knowledge I first checked the circuit breaker to see if it...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-19-17, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Carbo

Yeah, checked the reset button and it wasn't...

Yeah, checked the reset button and it wasn't tripped. Then I went and replaced both the upper and lower thermostats. . .still no hot water. Too much time already spent on this. I think a new water...
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