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03-11-21, 09:22 AM
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Kitchen remodel wall repair

To Pilot Dane:
Actually, tile will be reinstalled over this area. Are you saying that no modification would be necessary, other than some unevenness in the wall surface from our tile removal? If so,...
03-11-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By bobioni57

Kitchen remodel wall repair

The compromised area (ceramic tile had been on the wall) in the picture runs the span off the kitchen wall (15') & measures approximately 13.5" high. I've read about the skim coating process, but was...
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Views: 97
Posted By bobioni57

Remodel duct rerouting

We're beginning a kitchen remodel, resulting in 1-2 registers & associated ductwork being moved. The majority of ductwork running throughout the crawlspace, is rigid metal from the original...
02-02-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By bobioni57

Truncated ss# on w-2

I'm in Missouri & was attempting to secure my "REAL ID" at the local DMV. Apparently, my employer has begun truncating or blocking out the first 5 digits of my SS# on various documents, an action the...
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By bobioni57

2006 RAV4 FOBs won't open or lock

I've had electrical diagnostics done, which point to the Body Control Module (BCM) as being the culprit. I've been able to locate a functioning replacement from an Auto Parts Salvage Yard. Does...
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By bobioni57

2000 accord fit with wrong speed rated tires

Fairly recently (less than 1 year ago), I went to a big box store without doing any research, that happened to have an auto center with tire replacement service. The 2000 Accord was fit with the...
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By bobioni57

I browsed the Internet & read that if you...

I browsed the Internet & read that if you envelope the part of a key containing the Immobilizer Chip with tin foil, that the car won't start. Have you or anyone tried this with a known functioning...
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By bobioni57

The key has no part # on it & the key is...

The key has no part # on it & the key is standalone; the key is not built into the FOB.
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Views: 323
Posted By bobioni57

2003 camry ignition immobilizer

I'm working on my stepson's 2003 Camry & have noticed his ignition lock cylinder needs replacing. Is there a definitive way to determine if his car has an Immobilizer? I've called the local Toyota...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-04-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,383
Posted By bobioni57

Melted grommets

After reading all the comments, I'm a bit confused as to which result is desirable. In one post, it's stated that some doors are louvered & in another, it's stated to weatherstrip/seal the door.

I...
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By bobioni57

I guess what I was getting at was, what symptoms...

I guess what I was getting at was, what symptoms are there if an inner tie rod needed replacing. If I'm going to remove a part costing less than $20 to test it, I may as well replace it
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Views: 468
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2003 camry passenger side (right) inner tie rod end

I'm doing some work on my stepson's car & noticed that the bottom half of the passenger side, inner tie rod end's boot appears to have been sheared off & haven't any idea how long ago this happened....
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By bobioni57

2006 RAV4 FOBs won't open or lock

I attempted to place the RAV4 in programming mode (a procedure seen on several Internet videos) without success; the RAV4 won't enter the programming mode. I was thinking that somehow, the FOB(s) may...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-16-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,383
Posted By bobioni57

Melted grommets

Yes, the water heater is in a closet, but the door is neither louvered, nor does it have a grille cut into it. The flooring, 12" in front of the water heater, has a vent (14" x 6") cut into it, which...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-15-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,383
Posted By bobioni57

Melted grommets

I removed a section of the water heater's vent pipe at the draft hood as well as the vent cap on the roof; the vent pipe was clear with no obstruction whatsoever.

(Disregard this statement from my...
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By bobioni57

Moen 1224 cartridge o-rings

When the Moen 1224 Cartridge begins to fail (leak), can the o-rings be replaced to restore the cartridge to leak-free performance?
Forum: Water Heaters
07-09-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,383
Posted By bobioni57

Melted grommets

At the time of the installation, the entire vent pipe, all the way down to the draft hood was without obstruction. My wife stood in the empty utility room & I went on the roof & dropped a golf ball...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-08-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,383
Posted By bobioni57

Melted grommets

I installed a 40 gallon Richmond Water Heater in November 2019. Everything was fine until I discovered two melted grommets (see attached) at both the cold water inlet as well as hot water outlet....
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By bobioni57

2006 RAV4 FOBs won't open or lock

Absolutely nothing works on the FOBs.

Any idea what the function of the attached is?
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By bobioni57

2006 RAV4 FOBs won't open or lock

Both FOBs were functioning yesterday & both suddenly stopped functioning. I've replaced the batteries on both without success. The FOBs LEDs still illuminate, although without vehicle response. I've...
03-31-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By bobioni57

Determining where to jack a sagging floor joist

The last time I attempted to jack the sagging joist was on March 23. I stopped because it became very difficult to turn the adjusting screws, which are located at the bottom of the jack as per a...
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By bobioni57

Replacement blu ray player hdmi port

The HDMI port is from Sylvania NB501SL9 & has a right-angle bracket for attaching to the cover. Engraved on the HDMI port/connector are the letters JAE & the stamped number 8427. I've searched all...
03-23-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By bobioni57

Determining where to jack a sagging floor joist

After correcting the footing mishap, I began jacking tonight. There has only been minimal creaking, but I seem to have reached a stopping point for now. I'm using 2 telescoping screw jacks & both...
03-21-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By bobioni57

Determining where to jack a sagging floor joist

I think I did everything fairly accurate except for the block cracking issue. Is it above & beyond to dig a hole 12" deep, fill with gravel, rebar, & then pour cement for the jack's footing,...
03-21-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By bobioni57

Determining where to jack a sagging floor joist

Having never jacked a joist previously, I guess I need more than thorough coaching. I used 2 telescoping screw jacks, alternating turns on each jack. Under each jack was a level solid cap concrete...
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