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08-09-18, 01:22 PM
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Digital multimeter with one probe touching the...

Digital multimeter with one probe touching the wire and another touching the bare copper ground. Both wires coming from the conduit are reading 116v.



I'm not sure. I have a pretty good idea...
08-09-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,094
Posted By enter8

Replacing GFCI with 5 Wire Configuration

I've got a box that's got one NM cable coming in with no live wires, and conduit with 2 fabric covered solid copper wires, both of which are live (see attached diagram).

I watched a video about...
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By enter8

Thank you for your prompt reply. I didn't say...

Thank you for your prompt reply. I didn't say that was my motor :) That's just the kind of motor I have. Let me rephrase my question. How would you remove the slinger from this?

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Posted By enter8

Old vs new dishwashers

Rhetorically speaking ;), if one had a 30 year old dishwasher that they were using and were relatively happy with, are there features that have been introduced in the last 30 years that would make...
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Views: 795
Posted By enter8

Question Removing a Slinger from a Dishwasher Motor

This is the kind of motor I have

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I don't have a diagram for my exact model (du925qwdq3), but this diagram seems to match up perfectly:

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According to this, the slinger (27)...
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Views: 1,241
Posted By enter8

Tracking Hole in Basement Foundation Wall

I have a golf ball sized hole in my 100ish year old cement foundation wall in my basement, that, due to water coming in when it rains, I know it runs to the outside. The channel curves and twists...
07-13-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,208
Posted By enter8

Oh, come on, this is not a complicated question. ...

Oh, come on, this is not a complicated question.

If you have a kid doing your lawn, just type "I pay my kid _____."

You'd think I was asking for Coca Cola's secret formula :)
07-10-09, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,208
Posted By enter8

How Much Should I Be Paying My Landscaper?

How much does one pay a college kid to mow their lawn/do weeding? I'm in a lower middle class suburban area. I'm about a mile away from the center of town where there's always numerous migrant...
07-09-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,170
Posted By enter8

Telco?! No wonder why the power company couldn't...

Telco?! No wonder why the power company couldn't help me.

Thanks, that's a huge help.



I'm pretty sure the local telco is Verizon. After dealing with them on my FiOS install, I think I'd...
07-09-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,170
Posted By enter8

Birds and Power Lines

What this called?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v638/scott123/powercablenestcroppedarrow.jpg

I have birds nesting in it- almost all year round. My car is parked directly below it and I have...
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Views: 1,012
Posted By enter8

Need Mitered Rip Cut- Have no Table Saw

I need a beveled edge on a single 32" long 2 x 4 for installing an air conditioner in a vinyl window... and I don't own a table saw.

My local Home Depot won't do rip cuts nor will my local mom and...
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Views: 1,120
Posted By enter8

Kenmore Washer Banging During Agitation

Kenmore (Whirlpool)
110.82382110
Belt Drive

I'm getting a clanging noise (metal against metal) about once every second during the agitation phase. Also, The auger is only intermittently turning...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By enter8

Thanks for your replies. How much does...

Thanks for your replies.

How much does hydraulic cement expand? The expansion won't challenge the structural integrity of my foundation, will it? If I find the origin of the cavity (on the...
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Views: 1,027
Posted By enter8

Hole(s) in the Foundation

I've got a hole in the foundation that's about 9" below ground level. The opening is about a half dollar's width,gets slightly larger as you go about 3" into the foundation wall and, until a few...
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Views: 793
Posted By enter8

Actually, from a post from another forum, I've...

Actually, from a post from another forum, I've learned that the new burner I had was a 'utility' burner, having 4-5 turns instead of 5-6. If memory serves me correctly, it was $30 (home depot). I'm...
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Views: 4,331
Posted By enter8

This is the price on the GE website: SENSOR,...

This is the price on the GE website:

SENSOR, SURFACE UNIT
165 WB21X5207 $207.00

Even if I could do it for $25, I think I'm still a little wary of the whole sensi-temp...
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Views: 4,331
Posted By enter8

The 3-in-1 burner is completely dead, regardless...

The 3-in-1 burner is completely dead, regardless of which setting is pressed. For about a week I was able to get 4 inches of red when the 4" setting was pressed (and 6 and 8 inches), but then the...
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Views: 793
Posted By enter8

The tangs are not bright and smooth. I've sanded...

The tangs are not bright and smooth. I've sanded them down a few times, but they are both pitted and missing quite a lot of metal.

As far as a new element goes... I actually bought one (8") took...
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Views: 793
Posted By enter8

Tissue Paper Contacts in Receptacle

Range Brand: General Electric
Model Number: JHP67G*D2
Age: More than 10 years

I go through way too many receptacles. The original receptacles lasted about 10 years, and, after that, I get a...
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Views: 4,331
Posted By enter8

3-in-1 Range Unit Repair Proposal

Range Brand: General Electric
Model Number: JHP67G*D2
Age: More than 10 years

My 3-in-1 unit (4", 6" 8") has, out of the 15 years I've owned the stove, worked for a combined total of about 1...
01-06-07, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By enter8

Fernco with a Lead Pipe

I've got an elderly plumber who's been plumbing since WWII who, today, just installed a fernco union between a 1 1/2" PVC and 1 1/2" lead pipe. I asked him if the fernco would work with the soft lead...
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