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03-06-16, 12:19 PM
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Ok Handyone - I tightened them an extra 1/2...

Ok Handyone - I tightened them an extra 1/2 turn and all is well, thank you. I am however confused about the setting of the water input valve. It is not a saddle valve and is similar to this one:...
03-05-16, 01:12 PM
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Posted By rmib211

Hi Handyone - thanks for your reply. No leaking...

Hi Handyone - thanks for your reply. No leaking and connection appears to be secure. I'm keeping the input water valve turned on only one quarter turn (just to be safe). Is that ok?
03-05-16, 11:49 AM
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Views: 613
Posted By rmib211

Hi joecaption - Yes there was a brass sleeve...

Hi joecaption - Yes there was a brass sleeve inside the tube, which I replaced along with the plastic compression sleeve. This is what I replaced....
03-05-16, 11:07 AM
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Posted By rmib211

Stop the flooding

Hi - the pvc tubing on my furnace mounted humidifier disconnected itself from the compression multi-turn angle water supply valve causing some minor flooding in my utility room. I replaced the...
08-18-15, 01:08 PM
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Views: 580
Posted By rmib211

Blue flame gas heater

I am considering adding a 20,000 btu natural gas blue flame wall mounted vent free heater in my living room this winter. The gas line will be installed by a licensed plumber. Any recommendations as...
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Views: 31,184
Posted By rmib211

Same problem with my Liftmaster

I reported my same issue to Liftmaster tech support and they ran me through a few tests to perform on the opener. Their conclusion was that RFI (Radio Frequency Interference) was causing my...
03-17-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By rmib211

Blue Flame wall heater

I'm considering installing a blue flame wall heater in my living room which will complement my forced air gas furnace. The living room is about 300 square feet and I figured a 10,000 btu heater would...
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Views: 418
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Question Purchase of hydronic baseboard heating units

I will soon be shopping around for two or three electric liquid filled hydronic baseboard heating units to complement my gas forced air heating system. What characteristics should I be looking for...
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Posted By rmib211

by safe distance I'm thinking fire hazard and/or...

by safe distance I'm thinking fire hazard and/or harmful to leather.
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Posted By rmib211

Placement of hydronic baseboard heater

The rear legs of my living room sofa are about 5 inches from a cold wall. I am considering installing a hydronic baseboard heater section to that wall to hopefully warm it up somewhat. What would be...
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Question American Standard Fill Valve 3142

My very old AS toilet fill valve model 3142, in tank model 4083, needs to be replaced. Since it is no longer made what can I replace it with? I'm pretty handy so I'm sure I can do it myself. Thanks.
05-16-14, 11:55 AM
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Posted By rmib211

Autoflo 200P Humidifier

Anyone know if the float valve assembly in the Autoflo 200P furnace humidifier is replaceable and if so, what is the part number? Thanks
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Replacing Moem faucet cartridge

I will soon be replacing the Moen cartridge in my bathroom sink faucet. Is it necessary to apply a lubricant to the area where the cartridge is inserted? If so, would a dab of vaseline petroleum...
03-31-14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By rmib211

Is it safe to leave the blower off-delay setting...

Is it safe to leave the blower off-delay setting at 90 sec? If the furnace should go into high limit lockout should I then put the setting back to 120 sec? The service manual states that the blower...
03-31-14, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By rmib211

"One problem you could encounter is that the unit...

"One problem you could encounter is that the unit goes into high limit lockout due to a buildup of hot air in the furnace".

What would happen to the furnace if that should occur? Also what would...
03-31-14, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By rmib211

Hey guys, I believe I got rid of the "cold blow"....

Hey guys, I believe I got rid of the "cold blow". What I did was to set the blower off-delay jumper to the lowest setting of 90, from the factory setting of 120. Now when the blower first comes on...
03-30-14, 07:34 PM
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Posted By rmib211

The ducts are non metallic and are wrapped with...

The ducts are non metallic and are wrapped with insulation, just like you find at home depot. I have no idea how well that insulation is; probably not too well. What would happen if it does trip the...
03-30-14, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By rmib211

Yes, you are correct; the old furnace did have a...

Yes, you are correct; the old furnace did have a fan/limit switch. What if I reset the blower delay switch setting to the lowest setting; it is now set at 140 sec. That way the blower would shut...
03-30-14, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By rmib211

Cold air blasts first when furnace comes on in winter. Read more: http://www.d

The cold air is coming from the insulated ducts laying in the attic. Does the setting of the blower off-delay have anything to do with this?
03-30-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By rmib211

Cold air blasts first when furnace comes on in winter.

I had a new Payne gas, forced air furnace installed. Each time it turns on to provide heat, I get about a 60-second blast of cold air before it puts out the warm air. This is very annoying and...
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Views: 693
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So if I wanted to program a new keypad, how would...

So if I wanted to program a new keypad, how would I know what code(s) to input to start the process? Also, how would I identify the Installer and/or System Master Code? The keypad in question will be...
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Views: 693
Posted By rmib211

Question Confusing Codes

Is the System Master Code and Installer Code one in the same? Thanks.
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Views: 1,381
Posted By rmib211

Replacement for Ademco 4110XM System

Thanks for the info, Furd, much appreciated. I will check it out.
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Views: 1,381
Posted By rmib211

Replacement for Ademco 4110XM system

My 25-year old Ademco 4110XM alarm system needs to be replaced. What would be the least expensive, most compatible system to replace it with? My present system is a basic system consisting of a...
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