Search: Posts Made By: rmmagow
Showing results 1 to 25 of 73
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Replies: 2
Views: 3,666
Posted By rmmagow

Taco 110-338 Leaks at Seal

I have an older Taco 110-338 circulator pump on my forced hot water heating system. It is leaking at the seal whenever the pump is operating, pretty steady drip and pretty obviously a seal.
Is a...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,428
Posted By rmmagow

I bought the entire cartridge and that fixed the...

I bought the entire cartridge and that fixed the leak. They also had just the washer kit for 3 bucks (home depot) and I bought that too. The old cartridge cleaned up well after soaking in CLR for a...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,428
Posted By rmmagow

Temptrol Model B Drips

I've found about 1000 articles with varying descriptions about how to fix this. Hopefully I can get a nice clean answer here. I've got a shower-only Temptrol Model B. It is dripping. Hot/Cold mixing...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,192
Posted By rmmagow

Unhappily, the faucet turned out to be rotting...

Unhappily, the faucet turned out to be rotting out at the joint where the faucet part begins. Had to replace the entire thing. Turned out to be sort of easy anyway and now I've got an American...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,317
Posted By rmmagow

Decided to go with new rotors and good pads. The...

Decided to go with new rotors and good pads. The calipers look OK but rebuilt with pads are only about 75 bucks ea so I'll just brake (sic) down and do it right. Damn rears seem to want to last...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By rmmagow

Thanks NJ, Gonna try this in a couple of...

Thanks NJ,

Gonna try this in a couple of hours. I did start to get a little heat after doing some draining and re-filling. I understand what you are telling me to do and that will fully purge that...
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By rmmagow

$875.00 at the dealer. Sister paid that and it...

$875.00 at the dealer. Sister paid that and it didn't fix the problem. Still in court.
Replies: 15
Views: 14,120
Posted By rmmagow

What kind of cooling fan is in the car? Some of...

What kind of cooling fan is in the car? Some of them are controlled by the temp coming through the rad. I'm thinking you have a fixed speed fan when you should have a variable speed setup.
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By rmmagow

FWIW. My 2003 GMC Sonoma started throwing codes...

FWIW. My 2003 GMC Sonoma started throwing codes and running strange. I put it away for a couple of months and went to use it again and it wouldn't start. Charged the battey and it started and ran ok...
Replies: 3
Views: 6,358
Posted By rmmagow

if it is sucking air and the air it is sucking is...

if it is sucking air and the air it is sucking is going right to the engine without going through a filter of some sort, it probably shouldn't be doing that. This would be unmetered air and will...
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By rmmagow

Check your TV cable and vacuum lines leading to...

Check your TV cable and vacuum lines leading to the tranny. Get a manual to help find these. Don't know for sure if your car has a TV cable but it should have some vac lines leading to a modulator....
Replies: 3
Views: 1,317
Posted By rmmagow

Brake and Frt End 2003 GMC Sonoma ZR2

Is the ZR2 also known as a highrider? At autozone they have a selection for the brakes, highwider, I'm thinking they just screwed up the high rider option. I plan to replace my front pads only this...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By rmmagow

what's the loop circ? Circ pump for the loop? I...

what's the loop circ? Circ pump for the loop? I only have one circ pump and the other two zones are OK. More experiments, there's a drain valve on the return side for each zone. I open the drain...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By rmmagow

New Taco And Still Issues

Hi All,
Had two new Taco 571-2 zone valves installed in my three zone BBHW system. One of the runs, an upstairs circuit has a bath and two bedrooms. I turn on the thermostat and the burner and Taco...
Replies: 3
Views: 4,148
Posted By rmmagow

I checked with Taco and they do need to be...

I checked with Taco and they do need to be removed, not compatable with any replacement head. Got two quotes, both around $250.00 to do the job and both are heating guys so I'll probably do that. The...
Replies: 16
Views: 20,905
Posted By rmmagow

Took mine to a car body shop. They blasted them...

Took mine to a car body shop. They blasted them and painted for a little over 300 bucks. This was for 5 rooms. Make a chart when you take them off. I did a label in the back, LR1, LR2 etc each piece...
Replies: 3
Views: 4,148
Posted By rmmagow

Taco Zone Valve 571-2 install

Ok, I know we're called doityourself but..... I need to have 2 zone valves replaced and I am going with the Taco since my other zone has one already. The 2 zones that failed have very out of date...
Replies: 5
Views: 33,406
Posted By rmmagow

Actually, the basin wrench worked well. From now...

Actually, the basin wrench worked well. From now on, Am Std faucets. Big plastic nut to hold in place, easy to put in, easy to take out. Replacing the bathroom faucet next week. The water in the...
Replies: 5
Views: 33,406
Posted By rmmagow

Done. Basin wrench worked on the nut. Of course...

Done. Basin wrench worked on the nut. Of course it took me 5 mins to get it off and 3 hours to get back on my feet :-) Gettin' much too old for this back-breaking crap. It was actually pretty easy to...
Replies: 5
Views: 33,406
Posted By rmmagow

Removing a Moen Kitchen Faucet

I've got a failed kitchen faucet, 4 hole type, single handle and a squirter. Very standard Moen faucet. I see in the instructions they provide a special tool for installing the thing. I need to take...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,192
Posted By rmmagow

Moen Kitchen faucet repair

I sort of vaguely understand what I'm doing, but... I have a single handle simple moen kitchen faucet. It is leaking badly in the area where the handle goes up and down, right at the center. Will a...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By rmmagow

Exactly what my wife just said to me. Duh!...

Exactly what my wife just said to me. Duh! Sometimes I have a bad tendancy to make things a lot more complicated than they need be. Wood blocks and a drill and I'm golden.
Thanks much.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By rmmagow

Range hood installation

The range hood I need to install has the electrical connections in the wrong area and the wire won't reach. The original wires come thru a hole in the wall into the back of the old hood. I want to...
09-20-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By rmmagow

Range Hood Problem

And me a full-blown idiot! I am rehabbing my trashed SFH rental unit. The range hood was so grimy and screwed up I removed it and tossed it in the dumpster. HAH, turns out I had a non-standard size,...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,395
Posted By rmmagow

AND FIXED!! Super easy job. Thanks for your right...

AND FIXED!! Super easy job. Thanks for your right on advice.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 73
 


 
Forum Jump