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stem removal problem

I am trying to fix a bathtub faucet that leaks from the handle when the water is turned off. I looked at some of the diagrams of compression faucets, but this faucet appears to have an extra piece,...
09-03-06, 02:38 AM
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Posted By Gortek

Ok, to sum up then, make sure fuse has same...

Ok, to sum up then, make sure fuse has same rating, if in apt check with landlord, use only when needed due to loads with higher starting current because although still considered safe they provide a...
08-31-06, 11:49 PM
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Posted By Gortek

It is an ordinary circuit in an apartment, with...

It is an ordinary circuit in an apartment, with an air conditioner on it. The a/c would sometimes blow the fuse so I replaced it with a slow blow and that fixed it. The only thing that concerns me...
08-31-06, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Gortek

fuses

Is it ok to replace a non-slow blow fuse with a slow blow? Are 20 amp fuse types (slow blow, time delay etc) interchangeable as long as they all say 20 amps? Thank you if anyone can explain this.
08-31-06, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Gortek

Thank you all for explaining that. Very helpful.

Thank you all for explaining that. Very helpful.
08-31-06, 03:09 AM
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Posted By Gortek

capacitor

I have an old window a/c unit that seems to have trouble starting up. (the compressor) Sometimes when it trys to start the lights just dim for a while (7-8 seconds) and I shut it off for fear of...
07-23-06, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Gortek

Ok, thanks for clearing that up. I didn't mean...

Ok, thanks for clearing that up. I didn't mean to appear too ignorant, I've read some basic articles on wiring and have a basic knowledge of electricity but I've never read the code, and from what...
07-23-06, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Gortek

The box is metal and the conduit is metal, and...

The box is metal and the conduit is metal, and there is zero resistance between the white wire and box when the fuse is removed. Sorry I don't know what AC, MC or BX is.
(most of my experience is...
07-23-06, 12:54 AM
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Posted By Gortek

ground on electronic light switch

I am installing a new light switch with a radio receiver in it so it can be turned on/off remotely. The switch has a ground wire, but there is no ground wire in the junction box, and I don't see any...
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