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06-09-21, 06:40 PM
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The job is finally done. The electrician...

The job is finally done. The electrician installed new junction and disconnect boxes. The setup works!
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05-31-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
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Tolyn, I had spoken to the township code...

Tolyn, I had spoken to the township code enforcement people. The electrical inspector told me that "accessible" means there should be 3' of unobstructed space in front of it. If it's right behind the...
05-30-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
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Tolyn, I had to use a hammer to get the door to...

Tolyn, I had to use a hammer to get the door to move up. Once in place, I was able to close it shut and engage the lever. My intent in this exercise was just to scout around to see the...
05-23-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By anupm12

Tolyn, ok, I follow now. I finally cajoled it to...

Tolyn, ok, I follow now. I finally cajoled it to move down and the door now opens all the way. However, when I raise up the door to close it, I can't get it to latch shut. Unrelated, I will hammer...
05-23-21, 03:58 PM
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Posted By anupm12

There is a bottom catch but all it does is to...

There is a bottom catch but all it does is to release a hook to allow the front access door to open. However, the door can't open fully because it is constrained by the top cover which will not...
05-23-21, 11:35 AM
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Views: 232
Posted By anupm12

Can't open A/C condenser disconnect box

Please take a look at my condenser disconnect box (1st pic). It would appear that one can take off the top cover and then swing the front access door wide open. Unfortunately, I'm unable to take off...
05-12-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By anupm12

I went to see the township inspector to ask what...

I went to see the township inspector to ask what would be acceptable from a code enforcement point of view. There were various types of structures acceptable to him, including having the condenser...
05-04-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By anupm12

PJmax, additional framing under the floor is not...

PJmax, additional framing under the floor is not required. The cover is a sturdy structure on its own. There exist 2 bracing bars on the underside of the cover planks. See pic of the cover turned...
05-04-21, 12:48 PM
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Views: 386
Posted By anupm12

I was proceeding to move ahead with closing out...

I was proceeding to move ahead with closing out the deck and went to Home Depot (HD) to buy lumber. A conversation ensued with the HD associate, who asked me about the details. I said I plan to lay...
04-22-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By anupm12

I've been discussing this issue with a...

I've been discussing this issue with a contractor. He prefers that a carpenter (which could be me) close out the deck by installing additional planks and he would place the new condenser on top of...
04-16-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By anupm12

Pilot Dane, thanks for a detailed response. In...

Pilot Dane, thanks for a detailed response. In answer to your questions, the HVAC contractor can move the disconnect box as necessary. However, he's reluctant to seat the condenser on the ground due...
04-15-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By anupm12

Condenser location challenge

I'm trying to get my 30+ years old central heating/cooling system replaced. The existing condenser unit sits in a deck "well" or cut-out (42" x 42" with a 2' drop-down) next to an exterior wall. The...
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Views: 283
Posted By anupm12

Tolyn, I followed your advice and it worked!...

Tolyn, I followed your advice and it worked! Thank you so much!

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Views: 283
Posted By anupm12

Based on your encouragement, I went ahead to...

Based on your encouragement, I went ahead to install the GFCI receptacle. The test/reset buttons work correctly and control the intended receptacles. I had ordered a special coverplate which has...
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Views: 283
Posted By anupm12

Tolyn and beelzebob, thanks for your comments....

Tolyn and beelzebob, thanks for your comments. I'm already using a digital multimeter. I'm getting the impression that induced voltage is nothing to worry about from a safety point of view. I'd...
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Views: 283
Posted By anupm12

38 volts with circuit breaker off

My goal is to GFCI protect laundry room receptacles in the basement. The first pic shows a switch and 2 receptacles on the right hand side in one box and a total of 4 receptacles on the left hand...
03-13-21, 11:22 AM
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Views: 395
Posted By anupm12

PJmax, cheesecake sure! :)

PJmax, cheesecake sure! :)
03-13-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By anupm12

After baking several food items, I've noticed...

After baking several food items, I've noticed that the recipe times work as intended. So I'm calling the igniter replacement a success. PJmax, thanks for your advice!
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Views: 351
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Somebody suggested that I look at inside of the...

Somebody suggested that I look at inside of the handles carefully to see if there's an damage. There was no damage. Then I exchanged the left and right side handles. Now it all works, the handles...
12-08-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By anupm12

I replaced the igniter. It still takes 40 seconds...

I replaced the igniter. It still takes 40 seconds or so open the valve and light the flame, and still takes about 8.5 minutes to reach the temperature. The real test will come when I next bake a...
11-24-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By anupm12

PJmax, thank you for explaining. I've ordered the...

PJmax, thank you for explaining. I've ordered the part ... it'll be a few days.
11-23-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By anupm12

PJmax, thanks for your response. I do have a...

PJmax, thanks for your response. I do have a question concerning the circuit diagram. Does the in-series gas valve allows the current to pass through regardless of whether the valve is open or...
11-22-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By anupm12

Maytag oven produces half-baked results

I own a Maytag range about 20 years old, model CGR3760ADW, see pic. The last repair I performed was to replace a slow bake igniter (glow bar) about 3.5 years ago. The symptoms I'm currently...
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Views: 351
Posted By anupm12

As an experiment, I removed the handle and the...

As an experiment, I removed the handle and the bonnet nut to check out whether the installation was still intact. It was. I didn't pull out the cartridge nor reconfigure the plastic stop insert. I...
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Views: 351
Posted By anupm12

Delta bath faucet handle skips past the stop

I have a Delta "Innovations two handle mini-widespread" bath sink faucet (see first pic with the handles in the off position). Suspecting a leak, I decided to change the hot and cold side cartridges,...
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