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09-09-20, 11:13 AM
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Posted By randym

A belated thanks for the two responses!

A belated thanks for the two responses!
09-03-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By randym

Two electrical circuits in one 2-gang outlet box?

Is it safe and does it satisfy code if I have two separate 20 amp electrical circuits (12 AWG wire) entering a single 2-gang outlet box? Each circuit would power one outlet, and three 2-gang outlet...
07-18-19, 02:44 PM
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Posted By randym

What caused my AC to temporarily fail?, and Proper draining of AC air handler

Yesterday my AC failed for an hour or two and I donít know why. I didnít notice the problem until my second-floor temperature got 5 degrees above the set point, and my main floor temperature got 2...
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Posted By randym

PJMax and ThisOldMan, I believe you are both...

PJMax and ThisOldMan, I believe you are both right. Thanks so much!
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Views: 2,459
Posted By randym

What tool do I need to rekey my schlage deadbolt?

I purchased a rekey kit to rekey 3 schlage deadbolt locks, but I'm missing a tool to remove the key cylinder cap. I found several tools online but none are guaranteed to work with all schlage...
09-21-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By randym

That makes sense. So there is no special...

That makes sense.

So there is no special safety issue with the possibility that two hot wires come into contact?
09-21-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By randym

After thinking some more, I recall that the...

After thinking some more, I recall that the garage wiring is more complicated. The 14-3 powers only the garage exterior light, and the third wire facilitates a 3-way that allows me to switch it on...
09-21-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By randym

Underground wiring through 1-1/2" PVC Conduit

I have two related questions

1. Iím running electrical about 25í in underground 1-1/2Ē PVC conduit to a water feature. Posted at this link

electrical - Can I use indoor Romex in buried...
06-12-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,227
Posted By randym

Thanks Houston204. I jumped R and W and the...

Thanks Houston204. I jumped R and W and the auxiliary heat did go on. I then discovered my white wire had been pinched and partially broken a few inches back from the thermostat. It probably...
06-10-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,227
Posted By randym

Can I jump two connections at the air handler to...

Can I jump two connections at the air handler to simulate a call for auxiliary heat? If so, this would allow to rule out that the problem is a discontinuity between the thermostat and the air...
06-10-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,227
Posted By randym

I set the temporary heat setting to 76 when the...

I set the temporary heat setting to 76 when the room temperature was 71. 45 minutes later the room temperature was 73 and the outside copper pipe was very hot. The amp reading was 1.2 amps for the...
06-09-14, 06:40 PM
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Views: 4,227
Posted By randym

This continues a thread that I thought was...

This continues a thread that I thought was finalized in February. When I last tested the heating part of my heat pump system in February, it was working fine. IN anticipation of the system being...
05-29-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By randym

I rewired as PJMax suggested and all is well. ...

I rewired as PJMax suggested and all is well. Thanks again.
05-28-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By randym

I figured that and edited my post before...

I figured that and edited my post before realizing you had already responded.

I've always turned lights off at the circuit breaker before working on them even though I thought it unnecessary. ...
05-28-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By randym

Thanks once again PJMax for your quick and...

Thanks once again PJMax for your quick and thorough response. I'll rewire as you suggest--probably tomorrow--and report back.

Thanks.
05-28-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By randym

Don't Understand Old Overhead Light Wiring

I am installing a new overhead light fixture in my 1927 home. I do not understand how the wiring works, but it does work. All I know is shown in the attached drawing. The light works if attached...
05-23-14, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,707
Posted By randym

Thanks to all (skagsje, bob14525, and PJMax) for...

Thanks to all (skagsje, bob14525, and PJMax) for your help. I replaced the 3A fuse with another one and all is well.
05-23-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,707
Posted By randym

Note that this is my second post since PJMAX's...

Note that this is my second post since PJMAX's last reply.

I found the air handler manual online here
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05-22-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,707
Posted By randym

The air Handler is a Carrier FX4DNF037 I...

The air Handler is a Carrier FX4DNF037

I checked the thermostat wiring. The cooling wire has connections to the G, Y, and R; and the heating has connections to the W and RC. However, the R and...
05-22-14, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,707
Posted By randym

AC not working

Some of you will note that I recently posted concerning a Heat Pump. The Heat Pump is for my basement only. This post concerns my AC for the 1st and 2nd levels of my home.

I have a thermostat...
05-19-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,810
Posted By randym

Thanks so much for your help. I have been...

Thanks so much for your help. I have been disengaging the main fuse to the Air Handler when doing any wiring (I don't think there is a switch), but I may have forgotten to do that one time.
...
05-18-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,810
Posted By randym

The problem is the fuse---it is blown. Do you...

The problem is the fuse---it is blown. Do you agree that the link below is the correct replacement?

Robot Check...
05-18-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,810
Posted By randym

Thanks for the quick replies. The air handler is...

Thanks for the quick replies. The air handler is a Carrier model FV4CNF002. This is shown in 1 of the photos below. The other photo shows the control panel. I'm guessing the 5A fuse is the amber...
05-18-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,810
Posted By randym

No power getting to thermostat

The thermostat to my heat pump is getting no power. All that has changed since the last time it worked is that I disconnected a 2nd temporary thermostat wire connection at the air handler several...
02-23-14, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,227
Posted By randym

Houston204, a belated thanks for answering my...

Houston204, a belated thanks for answering my questions.

I believe all is working fine with the thermostat wired as explained in my first post, but with it set up for heat pump (which it was not...
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