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This issue was resolved, kinda, with a new timer...

This issue was resolved, kinda, with a new timer assembly.
The cycle lengths on the new timer do not correspond with the old unit. There was only one way (direction) the unit could be installed, so...
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Posted By blue3

TORO leaf blower speed control knob

Toro blower model 51619
the knob that turns it on/off and controls speed , turns fine, but no longer provides any control.
In other words, it doesn't seem like the knob is physically 'broken'.
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Have been able to run several loads. But now it...

Have been able to run several loads. But now it just filled for the rinse cycle. (Motor?) buzz. Timer keeps clicking. But I cannot get it to start again. Advanced timer to rinse cycle again, still no...
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Posted By blue3

washer hard start mid cycle

GE clothes washer WWA5669MAL
Ran a load and when it finished, half the tub of water remained.
Advanced cycle to run the rinse cycle again (to get the water out) and after a minute, lifted the lid...
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Posted By blue3

Rearranged the freezer contents, cleaned fan and...

Rearranged the freezer contents, cleaned fan and coil, and ran defrost cycle. The fan in freezer does work.
Inspected the coil in the freezer -is the panel supposed to come off entirely? Took off...
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Posted By blue3

Oh snap! There's no rear coil. Anyway, the fan...

Oh snap! There's no rear coil. Anyway, the fan back there has been cleaned and I'm running a defrost cycle with half the freezer empty.
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Posted By blue3

refrigerator short cycle and not blowing

Amana bottom freezer BC20TW
Runs for about 5 minutes and stops. No air flow into top refrigerator.

Freezer is packed (I know that is bad) and previously we did have an issue where the area that...
11-26-19, 08:07 AM
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Posted By blue3

controling a 2 stage furnace; length of each stage

Lennox signature 2 stage furnace, 9 years old.
Had a new tstat installed last season and tech had to modify the wiring. IIRC he tested operation of both low and high (second) stage heating.

Got...
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Posted By blue3

The dipstick does smell of fuel, thanks for...

The dipstick does smell of fuel, thanks for pointing that out! It was due for an oil change anyway, not that I wanted to be doing this mid summer, of course.

The first carb lasted about 11 years...
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Posted By blue3

briggs & stratton lawnmower engine leaks fuel

MTD mower with B&S 123J02-0187-E1 engine.
Fuel was dripping down from the muffler area.
No fuel around carb or primer bulb.

I assume the carb needle/seat is leaking? And does it run over to the...
01-21-19, 07:35 AM
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Posted By blue3

Had a tech come out, he tested everything and...

Had a tech come out, he tested everything and found the thermostat non functional.
New thermostat solved this problem.
01-20-19, 07:45 AM
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Posted By blue3

no heat/thermostat error 089

system is 8 years old.
No issues until today
Thermostat reads err 089
manual indicates 'heating/cooling equipment missing'
honeywell visionPRO IAQ/ lennox furnace (in attic, I have not climbed up...
01-07-19, 04:14 PM
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Posted By blue3

Got a shutoff in, plus new line and a prv. Not...

Got a shutoff in, plus new line and a prv.
Not sure if inspection will clear, before overnite freeze tomorrow
Should I be worried about the open trench that may have groundwater?
01-06-19, 05:43 PM
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Posted By blue3

would like to think we can add a shutoff in here...

would like to think we can add a shutoff in here somewhere
01-06-19, 05:28 PM
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Posted By blue3

We finally found it, although I still don't know...

We finally found it, although I still don't know what I am looking at.

Black pipe comes out of front of house, connects to white pvc, then connects again to the black plastic that runs to meter....
01-04-19, 09:32 AM
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Posted By blue3

The city did locate an issue in their 'riser' but...

The city did locate an issue in their 'riser' but I don't know what that is. With our shutoff at water heater closed, the meter still spins. We would wait to replace line until city fixes riser, but...
01-03-19, 07:01 AM
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Posted By blue3

This is a slab, no basement, in the south. So...

This is a slab, no basement, in the south.
So maybe I should look in the attic?
01-02-19, 05:56 PM
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Posted By blue3

That makes sense with the excavator. Since we...

That makes sense with the excavator. Since we have the tree roots to worry about, that seems problematic. Anyway, the person helping us is just making the connection, we had planned to do the digging...
01-02-19, 03:35 PM
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Posted By blue3

Side of house, and a crude drawing. Drawing...

Side of house, and a crude drawing.
Drawing also doesn't denote concrete porch across right side of front of house.

WH is water heater, and that's where the interior shutoff is.
Main line we...
01-02-19, 01:19 PM
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Posted By blue3

We cannot find the leak and are looking to...

We cannot find the leak and are looking to replace water line.

We have someone who will do the work BUT we have to find where the line meets the house.
We got to 10 feet from the front of house...
01-01-19, 03:34 PM
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Posted By blue3

We were able to dig every few feet and followed...

We were able to dig every few feet and followed the line, down the incline, and are nearly to the house. The line is going to wall of house where there is NO plumbing.
Water bill indicates the leak...
12-31-18, 09:00 PM
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Posted By blue3

The line is black (pe?). I didn't see it but I...

The line is black (pe?). I didn't see it but I was told the line from the meter was metal and at some point there must be a connection, i imagine that is a possible problem. Also wondering if the...
12-31-18, 01:46 PM
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Posted By blue3

Leak in main water line

It's a major holiday, so *of course* I'm dealing with a repair.
Water bill was high, so we shut off water inside house and water meter kept running.
Meter is at street and house is down a slope...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-29-18, 03:02 PM
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Posted By blue3

Yes, it's where the yellow insulation is. Just a...

Yes, it's where the yellow insulation is. Just a few inches clearance to the copper line of the exp tank, so I don't think those sectional rods will work.
Forum: Water Heaters
08-29-18, 10:30 AM
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Views: 999
Posted By blue3

servicing anode rod

Planned to pull/replace the anode rod but the copper lines for the expansion tank block access to the rod.
I assume the expansion tank would have to be cut out to get access? Trying to post a pic...
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