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Replacing Zone Circulating Pump

Hi, earlier this week my wife and I discovered that our upstairs heating zone wasn't working. Turns out it was the zone circulating pump and our heating company was able to come out and fix it. Now...
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Symmons Temptrol Outer Seat Stripped

Hello,

I recently replaced the pressure balance cartridge and diverter for my Temptrol shower valve. I also attempted replacing the hot and cold seats but the outer seat didn't want to budge. I...
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Good point. Here's a picture of what the setup...

Good point. Here's a picture of what the setup looks like and a closeup of the door swinging through the notch. The door swings the rest of the way open past the notch, but I show it right there so...
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Basement Hatchway Under Deck

Hi All,

My house is a raised ranch, so my back deck is a bit on the low side. Underneath the deck there's a hatchway to the basement. The builders must not have accounted for the swing of one of...
10-05-15, 12:17 PM
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Posted By BurgerTime

Alright the new switch plate is on and fits...

Alright the new switch plate is on and fits great. Thanks for the help!
10-02-15, 10:47 AM
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Posted By BurgerTime

FYI I picked up one of the simple switch plates...

FYI I picked up one of the simple switch plates yesterday and I'll give it a try this weekend. I figure at 79 cents it's worth a shot.
10-01-15, 08:46 AM
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Posted By BurgerTime

Ray - thanks for the help. This is what the...

Ray - thanks for the help. This is what the switch looks like with and without the cover.

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This is one of the screwless snap-on switch plates. It has a plastic plate that attaches to...
09-30-15, 08:14 AM
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I got everything wired up over the weekend and...

I got everything wired up over the weekend and the dimmer works great. I couldn't find a 2x3x3 box so I ended up with the next size up which was 2x3x3.5 (21 cubic inches, my wiring calls for 18...
09-25-15, 01:10 PM
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Posted By BurgerTime

Maybe I wasn't clear enough. Neutral is not...

Maybe I wasn't clear enough. Neutral is not connecting to the switch, but wire nutting to the neutral going up to the fixture. This is just happening inside the box where the switch is. I'm just...
09-25-15, 12:00 PM
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Installing New Light and Dimmer

Hi,

I'm installing a new overhead light in my living room to replace a switched outlet. I've installed the new light and 14/3 Romex going from the light to the existing switch which currently...
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Ok got it. I'll take a look at how the engine is...

Ok got it. I'll take a look at how the engine is mounted next chance I get so I can get an idea of how it comes off. I had a chance to look at the service manual for my engine and it looks pretty...
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BTW to answer about cranking with the plug out -...

BTW to answer about cranking with the plug out - yes I've done that and as I mentioned in my original post it cranks just fine without the plug.
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Thanks for all the help. I definitely want to...

Thanks for all the help. I definitely want to replace the camshaft. Do I need anything besides the camshaft itself in terms of parts? I found the one I need for 65 bucks. Looks like it's the right...
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Ok I've watched the valves through many cycles...

Ok I've watched the valves through many cycles now and have not seen the valve move for the compression release. I even tried lightly resting my finger on the exhaust valve to see if I could feel...
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Ok I did get the valve cover back off and watched...

Ok I did get the valve cover back off and watched the valves. I saw the definite movements of the intake and exhaust valves. The valve movements were back to back and it seemed like the timing of the...
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Ok thanks for the vote of confidence. I'll try to...

Ok thanks for the vote of confidence. I'll try to take a look at this when I have time to see if the CR is working and we'll take it from there.
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Thanks cheese. Kind of what I was afraid of. I'll...

Thanks cheese. Kind of what I was afraid of. I'll take the valve cover off again and have another look and check for the bump from the compression release. Do I need to leave the spark plug in to see...
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Ok thanks! Now what's the best way to test the...

Ok thanks! Now what's the best way to test the solenoid? I read somewhere you can cross the solenoid contacts with a metal screwdriver to see if it starts - starting would mean a bad solenoid. Would...
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Trouble Starting Craftsman Riding Mower

Hi There,

Hoping I can get some ideas here of what to try next go get my Craftsman riding mower starting. The engine on it is a Briggs and Stratton 21 HP model 331877. Here's a summary of what...
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