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Thanks for the reply. I replaced both speed...

Thanks for the reply. I replaced both speed sensors and all but one of the solenoids yesterday and that didn't take care of it either. The last solenoid ids the pressure control solenoid and I doubt...
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4L80E only has 2nd gear

My 04 GMC Savanna has this trans and will only operate in 2nd gear. Fuses are good and I replaced the internal harness and the ignition switch. Voltage is present at the plug on the right pins and...
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Posted By KField

Grady

Miss you Grady. Too many irons in the fire. DIY
needs a smartphone app.
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I'm interested

Let me know where you are located as I may also be able to help in other ways but it would depend on the distance between us. I am in Easton, pa. Maybe you could pm me with more info.

Ken
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Upgrade?

Except for the display, I don't think there is any difference in the way they work. Unless you can get some of your money out of the Beckett unit, there isn't any reason to spend the money on the new...
01-12-11, 01:33 PM
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Posted By KField

If you replaced a 3.5 ton heat pump with a 5 ton,...

If you replaced a 3.5 ton heat pump with a 5 ton, you would also need to verify proper airflow. Where did you put the extra 600 cfm? If nowhere, then the charge on the new heat pump can't be set...
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You still need the supply water sensor but won't...

You still need the supply water sensor but won't need the domestic sensor. You shouldn't have to do anything else different.

Ken
Forum: Water Heaters
10-25-10, 06:00 AM
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Posted By KField

No problem

There should not be a problem with your boiler while the indirect is out of service. It is more likely that you would have no hot water until you get the new control. Either way, your boilers limit...
08-10-10, 06:16 AM
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Blowing out usually only puts the blockage back...

Blowing out usually only puts the blockage back in the pan. Unless you can blow from the pan the same way the water flows. After you get it open, it might be a good idea to put some bleach in there...
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I sent it out. I will post the solution when I...

I sent it out. I will post the solution when I get it back.
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Valve clearances are correct and I cleaned the...

Valve clearances are correct and I cleaned the carb again today. Really didn't find anything in either jet or the bowl. I drained all the fuel and put fresh fuel in and ran it for an hour but it is...
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Posted By KField

Briggs OHV engine hard start/backfire

This engine ran just fine when it was put away last fall and now it wil barely start. When I get it started, it back fires through the exhause every once in a while and if I pull one plug wire the...
02-10-10, 01:33 PM
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Posted By KField

Anything you try to do without knowing the...

Anything you try to do without knowing the pressure drop through the duct system is a flat out guess. You need to measure static pressure in three places just to get the information you need to...
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Thanks 38racing. There it was. I thought I...

Thanks 38racing. There it was. I thought I checked everywhere and did not expect it to be there. Now I can order the parts.

Ken
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Need help finding engine identification #

I have a Briggs and Stratton generator with an 11hp Briggs engine on it. It is no more than 5 years old. I have to repair it after a low oil event. I have it apart but can find no engine model or...
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Burnhams mega steam is the only steam boiler I...

Burnhams mega steam is the only steam boiler I will ever use. Period. I have never used a boiler that works as well and is as straightforward to install as the mega steam. I even bought their dropped...
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Posted By KField

We always suggest a safety control with the...

We always suggest a safety control with the ability to interrupt the ignition when installing a solid state ignitor. They really don't seem to last with intermittent (constant) ignition.

Ken
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That doesn't sound good. Call the manufacturer...

That doesn't sound good. Call the manufacturer next week and talk to them. They seem pretty good to talk to. Yours sounds like it is not going to work. All the smoke is out of it. You have to keep...
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Most indirects are stainless steel tanks with a...

Most indirects are stainless steel tanks with a stainless steel heating coil inside. Usually a 40 gallon indirect is sufficient but you can look over the actual ratings. Be sure to know the net...
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I would not get the 'decades of unlimited hot...

I would not get the 'decades of unlimited hot water' thought too burned into your brain cells because decades ago, people were just happy to have warm water on them for 3 minutes. We are now at the...
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There will be no need to replace the boiler if...

There will be no need to replace the boiler if you stop using the coil. Just let the tappings open and it will dry out in a couple of hours. Turn down the low setting on your temperature control to...
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Using a domestic hot water coil is not a very...

Using a domestic hot water coil is not a very practical way of making hot water. As soon as the oxides coat the outside of the coil, the rating goes out the window. A 5gpm coil which would have...
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I'd skip Honeywell altogether and install the...

I'd skip Honeywell altogether and install the Beckett Genisys. Get the display and throw out the TV.

Ken
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Posted By KField

Just like my Woodstock tee shirt, I like old...

Just like my Woodstock tee shirt, I like old threads. We'll beat this horse till it's dead.

Ken
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Posted By KField

Energy Kinetics sells the whole package for using...

Energy Kinetics sells the whole package for using your coil so maybe an EK dealer is th eplace to start. They call it the Hot Water System "A" package. I would also suggest that you look into...
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