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Forum: Water Heaters
12-27-07, 01:55 PM
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3 phase wiring

Hi I have a 3 phase water heater to replace. The 4 wires are green being the ground. And three other black wires that have ends taped one with blue one with red tape on the end. the last no tape. New...
07-20-06, 02:39 PM
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Views: 111,835
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Smile I never done this but you could try a plywood...

I never done this but you could try a plywood blade on a skill saw turn the blade backwardsand let er rip.
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Views: 1,230
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If you have a power flush you should see a large...

If you have a power flush you should see a large size tank inside the tank. But if your adding water to the tank you probley just need a new water control valve to be replaced in the toilet tank.
Forum: Water Heaters
07-18-06, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,710
Posted By radar

The T&P valve should run in a draining position...

The T&P valve should run in a draining position off of the water heater to the outside. with the pipe turned up you are traping the water that could lead to problems. the other device probley is some...
07-18-06, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By radar

If its going to be in the wall I would run new...

If its going to be in the wall I would run new PVC pipe from the cast iron pipe. If its inside cabinet you could put on the boot.:)
Forum: Water Heaters
07-18-06, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By radar

sound like problem with tub valve controler . you...

sound like problem with tub valve controler . you may need a new cartridge replace in tub valve.
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most likley you need to rebuild the diverter stem...

most likley you need to rebuild the diverter stem (the center handle). take it out and go to your locale plumbing store to get parts for it.
Replies: 1
Views: 790
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could be the airator stopping up or missing or...

could be the airator stopping up or missing or the cartidge may need replacing
07-17-06, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By radar

shim it:) flange should set on top of finished...

shim it:) flange should set on top of finished floor.
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Views: 3,645
Posted By radar

I would use shims sheet lead is my choice and...

I would use shims sheet lead is my choice and after you have it leveled up and no movement use tile grout to give the toilet a good base to set on. and I would seal it all the way around the toilet....
07-14-06, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By radar

you will have sewer gas smell coming from the...

you will have sewer gas smell coming from the toilet pipe. and is not to code in most places.
Replies: 1
Views: 2,685
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it could be you need a new cartridge replace in...

it could be you need a new cartridge replace in this valve. If your having troble removing the handle you may need a plumber because the cartrige will be harder to remove. :)
Replies: 2
Views: 815
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If you can get to the back side of the tub. Thats...

If you can get to the back side of the tub. Thats where the connection is at. This might require you to cut a hole in the wall about 16"x 12" to get to plumbing so you can reconnect drain pipe. :wall:
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
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check to make sure water level in tank is set...

check to make sure water level in tank is set correct. and make sure the rubber refill tube dose not extend below the water level of the tank. Or the water will drip constantly at that point. After...
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Views: 891
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you could cut a strip of 1x4 like a wedge to give...

you could cut a strip of 1x4 like a wedge to give you a guide to get a uniform slope to drain. The drain should be adjustable to some degree.:)
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Views: 1,539
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could be a defective toilet bowl. let it sit for...

could be a defective toilet bowl. let it sit for a few days to see if water empty down in the bowl. Do not flush or add water to toilet during this time. If it has a crack in the inside of trap...
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By radar

could be just a cheap made steel tub or any...

could be just a cheap made steel tub or any cleaning supply products stored where the fumes from the bottles could cause a reaction to the tub. I would replace the tub myself.:)
07-12-06, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By radar

probley a small leak in connection. condensation...

probley a small leak in connection. condensation would be all along the pipe. unless it was insulated.:eek:
07-12-06, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 21,407
Posted By radar

If you run water in the bathroom sink in this...

If you run water in the bathroom sink in this bathroom will the toilet bubble any. If so you have a clogged drain and would need to pull up toilet and run cable through The drain pipe. Make sure the...
07-12-06, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,484
Posted By radar

Most sewer line have to be at least 12 " under...

Most sewer line have to be at least 12 " under ground , and usally are after they have run the length of the house. Maybe up north they have frost issues. but from the house outlet to the street you...
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Views: 2,755
Posted By radar

artisian well

Is there anything to do to have an artisian well. I know of several in my area. Do you just put the well in and get lucky?
07-03-06, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
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I would go with the cableing first then if that...

I would go with the cableing first then if that did not work the preasure cleaning, you need to start from down stream for the pressure cleaning to do much good. and the machine should be able to...
07-03-06, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By radar

you could insulate the pipe from the wood before...

you could insulate the pipe from the wood before strapping it. as far as streesing the pipe, sorry I can't see it you'll have to use your own judgement.:)
07-03-06, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By radar

I would go back with the plumbers putty under the...

I would go back with the plumbers putty under the top flange drain. And then put pipe dope on the under side of vanity where the rubber washer meets the sink. Some times it will fill in the small...
07-03-06, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By radar

could be that you tighten the tube cutter to...

could be that you tighten the tube cutter to fast. or the cutter wheeles are not turning properly:(
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