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It came to me this morning. In MY case with the...

It came to me this morning. In MY case with the mini-Ram Van, the fuel pressure regulator was causing the motor to load up (too much gas). Plugs were carboned up. Oddly I can't recollect seeing...
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Most oven elements always have 120 going to one...

Most oven elements always have 120 going to one side of the element, even when the oven switch is off...so be careful. Then when you operate the oven control, it sends additional power through the...
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Does the flappers 'arms' snap onto ears on the...

Does the flappers 'arms' snap onto ears on the bottom of the overflow tube? Sometimes you can take the flapper 'arms' and spread them apart and reclip on, to eliminate a bind there if the bind is...
05-12-07, 04:01 PM
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You pull off that tan or gray? color plastic cap...

You pull off that tan or gray? color plastic cap cover on the top of the frostless. They are snapped on tight. Then under the cap you will see a white nylon nut you unscrew, and out it will come. As...
05-12-07, 03:55 PM
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Posted By DaVeBoy

For others that may wish to respond...could you...

For others that may wish to respond...could you tell us if you replaced the blower motor with one that had the same number and color of wires?

Did you THINK you put the new wires in the same...
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Can the motor still drive the drain pump, if you...

Can the motor still drive the drain pump, if you let it fill with water and advance it to drain?...and also to the spin cycle to where the basket spins? We have to discern if the motor itself is...
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So you can't get the machine to do anything no...

So you can't get the machine to do anything no matter where on the dial you set it? It will not spin when you advance it to the spin cycle, and you have the lid down? If yes to this......

If this...
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It is called a "coupler". I changed one for my...

It is called a "coupler". I changed one for my neighbor this last year. I'd rate it a do-it-yourself job. Not that much stuff to undo...if that is your problem. You can actually see it if it is off,...
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I'm not following how you are describing it. I...

I'm not following how you are describing it. I don't get what you mean about 'when the water gets to the top of the drain pump'. Where IS your drain pump? Usually they are at the bottom of the...
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This is fascinating. My mini-Ram van did the same...

This is fascinating. My mini-Ram van did the same thing and I'm sitting here racking my brain what IT had. Hmmm

Fuel filter or any obstruction in fuel line/kink, etc. (I remember years ago certain...
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Yep. And now the car is running nice and cool....

Yep. And now the car is running nice and cool. And it was even when we just had 85 and sun out the other day. Yipee.

Before the new radiator, my gauge was like 3/4 or 7/8 towards hot...with the...
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Don't be in such haste yet. It COULD be motor...

Don't be in such haste yet. It COULD be motor related if the motor is locked and you were in the motor working mode and you pulled out the timer dial that sends power to the motor in that mode.
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What do you hear turn on? There are two or maybe...

What do you hear turn on? There are two or maybe only 3 things that turn on: A compresor...maybe a compressor fan (not all have these) and the evaporator fan up in the back wall of the freezer...
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Any signs at all of dicoloration on the timer?...

Any signs at all of dicoloration on the timer? But regardless, it probably IS the timer.

Bad practice of manually advancing timer? I don't know. Arguable I guess.
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Are you certain there are no breaks/bad gaskets,...

Are you certain there are no breaks/bad gaskets, etc. in any of the traps where the drain water might instead be leaking out of the trap and just going into dirt/crawlspace?

And have you gotten on...
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Posted By DaVeBoy

Turn off the water shut off stops under your...

Turn off the water shut off stops under your kitchen sink cabinet.

Then open both kitchen faucet handles to make sure the shut off stops are doing their job. Yes?

Then remove the cold water...
05-10-07, 04:19 PM
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Posted By DaVeBoy

I'd have to research my water system records I...

I'd have to research my water system records I still kept after all these years, but our well facility's 5000 gal. pressure tank, @ 60 psi, put out perhaps an almost ummeasurable 500 gpm's, give or...
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Posted By DaVeBoy

I'd electrical meter test the lid switch first.

I'd electrical meter test the lid switch first.
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Heaters?... as in more than one? Sounds like you...

Heaters?... as in more than one? Sounds like you have more than one in the closet?

Calcium deposits are like liquid limestone that resolidifies as a solid on stuff. This does not usually "come...
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Posted By DaVeBoy

Was the dial in the postion in the beginning...

Was the dial in the postion in the beginning where it starts to fill water?

If so, that should rule out the motor getting fried. So now it comes down to probably the timer dial on through the fill...
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Is the humming coming from the very rear of the...

Is the humming coming from the very rear of the fridge down by the floor, behind the refrigerator when you pull it out from the wall?... or is it up in the freezer compartment where there is a blower...
05-10-07, 03:27 PM
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Posted By DaVeBoy

Can't he take a volt meter and see if he has 220...

Can't he take a volt meter and see if he has 220 or not at the main? Or if he has ground?..at the main?
05-09-07, 04:55 PM
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Posted By DaVeBoy

You really need to remove the filter before the...

You really need to remove the filter before the water softener to check for sand there.

Your house MAY be plumbed so that outside faucets do not go through the softener. Go outside with clear...
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Posted By DaVeBoy

Are there washers in your faucet?

Are there washers in your faucet?
05-09-07, 03:47 PM
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Posted By DaVeBoy

It be good if you could answer twelvepole's...

It be good if you could answer twelvepole's questions. We need to know the source of your problem, and on which of the 3 walls it picked on?; like was it the wall with the mixer valve on it?..and is...
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