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A follow up with faucet issue. So I replaced this...

A follow up with faucet issue. So I replaced this model with a different faucet.. no more problems. In reading other reviews it seems to be an ongoing issue with this model. Donít know why they...
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Posted By mercadr

All other faucet are running well...

All other faucet are running well...
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Posted By mercadr

Thumping delta 4410lf w/side spray

Having an issue with this model delta faucet. I’ve always had delta faucets in my kitchen but this one is giving me an issue with every time I turn on the water there’s 1 to 2+ thumps initially. I...
02-23-21, 03:48 PM
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Posted By mercadr

Thanks. This is the washer... ...

Thanks. This is the washer...
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02-22-21, 10:22 AM
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Posted By mercadr

How much to tighten beveled washer

Hello,

I have an old utility sink probably from the 50s. The tap has a packing nut and what was the remains of a beveled washer that was almost gone. My question is, when replacing the beveled...
12-24-20, 08:06 AM
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Posted By mercadr

Thanks for the info. Youíre right about the...

Thanks for the info. Youíre right about the nest. Thatís what I want to replace it with a basic no frills stat.
12-20-20, 05:11 PM
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Posted By mercadr

Not concerned with the cost... just want to make...

Not concerned with the cost... just want to make sure itís wired correctly. Why is W2 wire jumped to W1? Shouldnít it be on W1? Or on W1 jumped to W2? Or each W terminal have its own wire?
12-20-20, 11:44 AM
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Posted By mercadr

Wiring at the furnace

Was looking to get a different thermostat for a trane xl80 2 stage furnace with 1 stage cooler. The W2 wire is jumped to W1 at the furnace. Presently using a nest E thermostat thatís having issues....
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Posted By mercadr

Yeah Iíve had it back to the installer a few...

Yeah Iíve had it back to the installer a few times. They dismount the tires and they say they use a special sealant something more heavy duty than regular but it still leaks every few weeks/months. ...
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Posted By mercadr

Tires with alloy rims leak

Hello...
i have a 2009 Malibu Ltz with alloy rims. Every few weeks or so my tps monitor comes on. The tires steadily lose air. The shop that installed the tires say itís a common problem with...
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Posted By mercadr

Old Moen tub spout just spins

Looking for some advice. I have an old Moen tub spout that I cannot remove. There is a notch underneath the spout but looking with a mirror and a flashlight all I see is the pipe and no set screw. I...
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Posted By mercadr

Really don't know how to post pictures here. I...

Really don't know how to post pictures here. I have them on my phone but dont' know how to get them on this site. Is there a spot on this site that explains how to do it? I know it asks for the...
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Posted By mercadr

http://https://deabath.com/Faucet_and_Faucet_parts...

http://https://deabath.com/Faucet_and_Faucet_parts/Faucet_parts/Obsolete_standard_stems/Nu-seal.jpghttps://deabath.com/Faucet_and_Faucet_parts/Faucet_parts/Harden_handles_and_stems/Standard_tub_shower...
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Posted By mercadr

Tub handles for old American standard nu seal stems

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Posted By mercadr

tub handles for old american standard nu-seal stem

Hello.

I need to replace two tub handles that are very small. I need to replace the escutcheon plate and handles. The valve stems are American standard nu-seal/aquaseal. They are short stems...
08-13-18, 05:57 PM
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Posted By mercadr

Ok. Thanks for all your advice.. never to old...

Ok. Thanks for all your advice.. never to old learn something!!

thanks again!
RM
08-13-18, 03:42 PM
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Posted By mercadr

I was thinking of putting it in the primary port...

I was thinking of putting it in the primary port at the top. Would it work ok there? If not, Iíll put it where the p trap is as suggested.
08-13-18, 02:55 PM
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Posted By mercadr

Thatís what I was thinking. But if I did put it...

Thatís what I was thinking. But if I did put it right off that primary drain, would it be ok there? Was thinking that with it up there, Iíd be able to use that horizontal cap to clean right into...
08-13-18, 07:22 AM
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Posted By mercadr

Ok, so I cleaned out the P trap which was...

Ok, so I cleaned out the P trap which was clogged. System running ok now. Next question... I like the ez trap since you're able to clean it with the access caps. Is it ok to install the ez trap...
08-03-18, 03:53 PM
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Posted By mercadr

Sounds good.. gonna tackle this hopefully smooth...

Sounds good.. gonna tackle this hopefully smooth project tomorrow. Thanks again!
08-03-18, 03:43 PM
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Posted By mercadr

Ok... so Iíll cut it there, clean it out then...

Ok... so Iíll cut it there, clean it out then reattach as stated. As maintenance, Iíll remove that plug on the right and install a 90 with a pipe pointing up with a cap and use it pour the bleach...
08-03-18, 03:26 PM
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Posted By mercadr

PJmax, if I cut it between the couplers, how do...

PJmax,
if I cut it between the couplers, how do I attach a new one? Wouldnít there be part of the old trap on the inside of the couplers? (Have never worked with pvc). Also does that plug to the...
08-03-18, 10:55 AM
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Posted By mercadr

clogged condenate p trap

Hello,

I need to clean out my P trap on my air conditioner as it is clogged. Never done this before. I guess I need to cut it somewhere to clean it out, but don't know the best place to make the...
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Posted By mercadr

Thanks for the advice. I own a corded dewalt...

Thanks for the advice. I own a corded dewalt drill and a 19.2v craftsman, both have 3/8 in chucks. In searching around, seems the 4 1/4 core bits are 1/2 in or made for core drills. Do they make a...
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