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You know, I'm looking in the manual, and I read...

You know, I'm looking in the manual, and I read this before, but discounted it because I thought it was referring to a constant high pitched sound from the compressor. My problem sound isn't...
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maarkr, I just reread what you wrote and I guess...

maarkr, I just reread what you wrote and I guess you weren't referring to the sound of ice dropping into the bin, but of being pushed out of the maker just before dropping into the bin. But no, I...
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Thanks, but it's not the sound of ice dropping. ...

Thanks, but it's not the sound of ice dropping. We aren't really using much ice, but I've heard fresh ice cubes drop a few times. It's also not new water moving into the ice maker. This is a...
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Was up early today and kept track for a while of...

Was up early today and kept track for a while of every time it made the sound:
5:47
5:59
6:06 (twice back to back)
6:21
6:28
6:30
6:44
6:50
6:56
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Is it normal for the compressor to be making this...

Is it normal for the compressor to be making this type noise? It's pretty much dead quiet all the time, except for this tone it makes on and off. Just for my knowledge, what is it doing when it...
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Posted By jd thomas

Annoying tone coming from LG fridge

Recently got a new LG fridge, and it's emitting a tone many times throughout the day. It's pretty low volume, but audible, and since I'm working from home about 10 feet away, I hear it every time...
11-24-20, 08:15 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

OK, mission accomplished, no sparking! That...

OK, mission accomplished, no sparking! That thick wire didn't want to twist at one attachment point all at once, so had to go back and forth, loosening and tightening between the two clamps, going...
11-24-20, 07:41 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

I'll leave about a foot between the shelving and...

I'll leave about a foot between the shelving and the pipe, but the ground wire bows out 15" from the pipe. I don't want the shelving right up against the wire either, so swinging it around to the...
11-24-20, 04:48 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

Thanks Allan, appreciate the reply. I have...

Thanks Allan, appreciate the reply. I have cables, but just a thought here...there are actually two clamps, the upper one is partly cut out of the picture. If I do them one at a time, leaving one...
11-24-20, 04:18 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

House ground wire at main water inlet

My house's ground wire connecting to the copper water pipe is in the way of where I'd like to build some shelving. Would it be ok for me to just loosen the clamps to the pipe and rotate so that the...
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Roger that, definitely using braided SS. Thanks,...

Roger that, definitely using braided SS. Thanks, Norm.
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Posted By jd thomas

OK, excellent, thanks. I could get by with just...

OK, excellent, thanks. I could get by with just 5', but I think I'll go with the 10'. And yes, hang the excess on the back, up off the floor.
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You're absolutely right, sorry about that :o. ...

You're absolutely right, sorry about that :o. The shutoff is at the back left (looking from the front) bottom of the unit. I don't know if the connection point on this fridge is down low or up...
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Posted By jd thomas

Refrigerator water supply line length

I'm going to be hooking up an LG refrigerator soon, model LFXC22526S. Anyone have experience with this model or one with same/similar configuration? I don't know the length I'll need for the 1/4" x...
08-27-20, 01:05 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

I've got a local glass company that can replace...

I've got a local glass company that can replace the glass, but I also see I can remove the whole thing from the frame and clip in a replacement. Aluminum and vinyl versions are both made. Assuming...
08-22-20, 10:24 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

OK, yes, while the premise is simple, there are...

OK, yes, while the premise is simple, there are many details that complicate things. Just taking the sash to a glass shop sounds like a great option! I will look into that. Thanks!
08-22-20, 09:44 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

Thanks for the reply, I think I finally have time...

Thanks for the reply, I think I finally have time to give this some attention. I'm kind of at a loss as to where to start, and I can't really start w/o knowing the whole process and getting all my...
08-12-20, 10:49 AM
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Posted By jd thomas

Now that I think about it, the fan not...

Now that I think about it, the fan not running/unit buzzing the other night could be the beginnings of "hard starting", so maybe that is extra reason to install a hard-start kit?
08-11-20, 10:37 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

Opinions on installing a hard-start kit

First, some background...5 years ago, one day the outside condenser unit fan stopped and the unit was buzzing. After reading stuff (probably here!) it sounded like the capacitor had failed. So I...
07-27-20, 01:04 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

Cracked basement casement window

One pane of my basement window is cracked, likely by a rock from the lawn mower. Is it possible to replace just one pane of this type window, or is it necessary (or just less trouble) to replace the...
05-21-20, 09:04 AM
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Posted By jd thomas

OK, maybe this is not a DIY job. I do see some...

OK, maybe this is not a DIY job. I do see some various kits out there for use, so wondering if there is anyone who has tried this and can give any feedback.
05-20-20, 03:12 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

Is there a preferred/recommended product for a...

Is there a preferred/recommended product for a DIYer to inject into the cracks?
05-20-20, 01:49 PM
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Posted By jd thomas

Ah, ok, well that is good news! And you're...

Ah, ok, well that is good news! And you're right, filling those small cracks is a good idea, will do. Thanks!
05-20-20, 12:35 AM
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Posted By jd thomas

I have one, but have only used it a few times,...

I have one, but have only used it a few times, and now never. It is cool to use - it's so quiet, only thing you hear is the metallic sound of the blades just barely grazing each other as it spins -...
05-20-20, 12:09 AM
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Posted By jd thomas

Basement foundation wall repair necessary?

Opinions, please - In the early stages of doing something with our basement, but before I glue rigid insulation or put any framing up, I'm wondering if the walls need any attention. There is no water...
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