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Thank you for the suggestion. The portion of my...

Thank you for the suggestion. The portion of my leaf springs that is damaged (bent) is the longest spring with mounting hardware at each end. I will look into purchasing just the portion I need.
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Thanks for the replies. The reason I would like...

Thanks for the replies. The reason I would like to replace the springs is because one has been bent and my truck leans. I will try one leaf spring to see if that will level the back end. If that...
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Where to buy Nissan Frontier leaf springs?

Does anyone know a good source where I may purchase leaf springs for my 1999 Nissan Frontier pick-up truck? The dealer seems to charge a high price. I live in Montana. Thanks
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Jay, The return grills are all located on the...

Jay,
The return grills are all located on the wall about 10 inches up from the floor. It just seems odd that the low airflow into the return openings provides the undesired noise. I have tried...
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Jay, I have 4 returns - two are 32 x 10 inches...

Jay,
I have 4 returns - two are 32 x 10 inches and the remaining two are 16 x 10 inches. I don’t know the BTU, but the model number of my Payne Gas Furnace is PG9MAB036060AASA (I assume this will...
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Thanks for the comments and I totally agree the...

Thanks for the comments and I totally agree the return air system is undersized. However, removing the return air grills will provide quiet operation. Regardless if the system is improperly sized,...
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Noisy return air grills

Can anyone direct me to a source for better quality return air grills? My new home has a poorly designed forced air system where every return grill will oscillate causing a howling sound. The...
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Posted By Pizzazz

Exclamation Additional information: There is a 4" suction...

Additional information:
There is a 4" suction pipe from the intake side of the fan (located in the attic) that runs down to the crawl space. Once in the crawlspace, the 4" PVC is split into 2...
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Posted By Pizzazz

The fan is a Fantech HP175 located in the attic. ...

The fan is a Fantech HP175 located in the attic. I don't hear any mechanical noise from the fan. The objectionable sound originates from the crawl space where the air rushes into the 4" PVC pipe. ...
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Noisy radion mitigation system

I have a radon mitigation system in my single level home. The system uses 4" Cellular PVC that runs from the crawlspace and is vented above the house. My question is how can I reduce the sound...
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Posted By Pizzazz

Response to Ed Imeduc

Your question:
“Is this just one are do you have many cold air return??? Where are they or it?”

Answer:
I have 4 cold air return air locations. One each in 3 bedrooms and another in the living...
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Noisy return air vents!

The forced air heating system in my new home is driving me crazy! The wall mounted return air vents will vibrate (howl) as return air passes over the louvers. Whenever the offending vent is...
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Reply to ecman51`

Reply to ecman51`

Thanks for your thoughts. Yes, the water volume equally comes out each hot and cold spigot. Because I had nothing to loose at this point, I removed both screens, connected the...
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Kenmore 500 Series - slow to fill

I have a Kenmore 500 series top load washer, model 110.27522600, that is about ten months old. Ever since I purchased the washer, filling the tub with only hot water takes a long time (hot water...
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Reply to "Ed Imeduc"

Thanks for the URLs with better quality crawl space cover material!
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Reply to “airman.1994".............
Thanks for the suggestions. I have two questions: Is there anything thicker and stronger than 6 mil poly? I want to ensure that walking on the ploy (with gravel...
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Radon mitigation system

I need to install a radon mitigation system in my home. The floor of my crawl space is covered with gravel and I am concerned the plastic sheeting will become damaged as I access the crawl space for...
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Posted By Pizzazz

Needle nose plyers work great!

I made minor changes to the existing grills by using your suggestion. The grills are now quiet. Thanks much for the suggestion!
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Posted By Pizzazz

Return air grills make howling sound

My new home has an interesting problem. The return air grills will “howl”. This was verified by temporarily removing the grills from the wall and the howling stopped. In an attempt to resolve the...
06-23-07, 05:53 PM
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Offending "howling" noise has been discovered

It seems that I have discovered the problem that caused the howling sound in my return air ducts. The process of finding the howling sound was a bit confusing because when one of the two large...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-21-07, 06:40 AM
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Views: 1,300
Posted By Pizzazz

Reply to "furd"

Furd:
Yes, it is possible to insulate the closet where the gas water heater is located. This could be a good move for some. However, this would reduce the size of an already small closet and I...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-21-07, 06:15 AM
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Views: 1,300
Posted By Pizzazz

Reply to "Who"

Who:
My home has gas forced air heating with direct venting (rated 92.1% efficiency) located in the crawl space. No air vent like that of the water heater that allows cold air to enter the home.
Forum: Water Heaters
06-20-07, 06:43 PM
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Views: 1,300
Posted By Pizzazz

Response to "furd" and "594tough"

furd:
You bring up an excellent point. Sadly, my gas water heater is located inside conditioned space. If only I had a part in designing my home, I would surely locate the gas water heater in a...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-20-07, 08:56 AM
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Views: 1,300
Posted By Pizzazz

Gas water heaters are expensive to operate

My home has your typical gas water heater with fresh air vent for combustion. Has anyone considered the additional cost to heat the home to offset the cold air introduced by the fresh air vent? Is...
06-10-07, 11:44 AM
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Views: 984
Posted By Pizzazz

Expensive air filters

My new home has a forced air system that uses expensive pleated air filters (about fifty bucks each!). Does anyone know where I may find better prices for replacement filters?

Filter measurements...
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