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04-11-11, 06:33 AM
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Posted By dinki

That's what I was afraid of. Oh well. Thanks...

That's what I was afraid of. Oh well. Thanks for the info.
04-11-11, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,878
Posted By dinki

Using an AC as a dehumidifier

Hey guys. This is probably a really dumb question but I'll ask it anyway. I know that on the cool cycle, an AC unit (whole house in my case) acts both to cool and dry the air. Will running just...
04-08-11, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,662
Posted By dinki

Just wanted to say thanks. It worked great and...

Just wanted to say thanks. It worked great and it was pretty easy to get the wire where it needed to go.
04-05-11, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,662
Posted By dinki

So 24VAC is being supplied to RC/RH and C is the...

So 24VAC is being supplied to RC/RH and C is the ground that completes the loop? Cool. My a/c closet is really close to the thermostat so I think I can run a wire from the unit through a closet...
04-04-11, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,662
Posted By dinki

Fair enough. So are you saying C is just ground...

Fair enough. So are you saying C is just ground and I can somehow run a wire to C and then somehow ground it to the unit itself? Any idea where I could do that on my carrierre unit?
04-04-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,662
Posted By dinki

Thanks for the reply. I don't mean to beat a...

Thanks for the reply. I don't mean to beat a dead horse but two guys have told me that they were able to accomplish this using a transformer to power the thermostat....
04-04-11, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,662
Posted By dinki

Thanks for the reply. It's a Carrier Model...

Thanks for the reply.

It's a Carrier Model #fa4anf048 and is not a heat pump.

The wire I have in the wall is a four conductor wire. No extra wires available to connect even if I could find a C...
04-04-11, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,662
Posted By dinki

Need help connecting Trane TZEMT400 Thermostat; no 'C' wire / 24VAC

I am trying to install a Trane TZEMT400 thermostat

Product website: HomeSeer: HVAC (http://store.homeseer.com/store/HVAC-C38.aspx)
Installation manual: ...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,281
Posted By dinki

After almost a year, I've finally gotten the...

After almost a year, I've finally gotten the blockage cleared! I connected the hose from our handheld shower to the discharge pipe and then started pouring Limeaway down the hose. I clipped the...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,281
Posted By dinki

Okay, I've had a plumber come out today and he...

Okay, I've had a plumber come out today and he told me that the problem indeed is in the pipe that the cold and hot water mix in before entering the tub. He said the only sure way to remedy the...
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Views: 1,737
Posted By dinki

I also tried the mechanical slider to unlock the...

I also tried the mechanical slider to unlock the lock from the inside.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,737
Posted By dinki

1997 Chevy S10 with stuck door

I returned to my '97 Chevy S10 today after doing a little shopping on my lunch hour. The rain had just started to come down. I tried to unlock my door using my keyless entry and I heard the...
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Views: 2,281
Posted By dinki

I haven't had a chance to shut down the water and...

I haven't had a chance to shut down the water and open it up yet. I am going by memory. While I do agree that there is a 1/2" pipe coming out for the faucet, I can attest that my particular set up...
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Views: 2,281
Posted By dinki

Is it really the stems? When I took them out...

Is it really the stems? When I took them out originally I didn't find anything in them. What I'm saying is that I think something is clogging the pipe between the valve and faucet. Does that make...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,281
Posted By dinki

I guess I failed to mention that I have plenty of...

I guess I failed to mention that I have plenty of water coming out of the valves when the stems are not in place. Yes, enough to flood the bathroom in a short amount of time.

What I am talking...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,281
Posted By dinki

How do you clean between valve and faucet

First off, I know very little about plumbing so please excuse my ignorance.

My father and I changed and relocated my hot water heater back in December. We had to change it's location from the...
02-24-09, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 124,932
Posted By dinki

Me again. So the opener is not getting better...

Me again. So the opener is not getting better with age. I'm guessing it is the logic board and I've found the exact part match at Sear's repair site for $79 . Before I pull the trigger, though,...
12-23-08, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By dinki

Yes. Do most homes have more than one? ...

Yes. Do most homes have more than one?


Good news. Problem solved. It ended up being some crude clogging the mixing pipe or whatever portion of the valve that enters the mixing pipe. Phew!
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12-23-08, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By dinki

Ahh.. okay.. so how about this, can I screw on an...

Ahh.. okay.. so how about this, can I screw on an endcap to the open end of the faucet, turn off the cold water at the shut off, remove the cold water valve, and then open the hot side then do the...
12-23-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By dinki

I'm not certain I follow what you are telling me....

I'm not certain I follow what you are telling me. It's probably because I don't know how the water goes from the valve to the open end of the faucet. As far as I can tell, I have good water flow on...
12-23-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By dinki

I went home for lunch and tried opening both hot...

I went home for lunch and tried opening both hot and cold lines and I got the same results. Only air and a little water came out.

I pulled the valve off the hot side and water started blasting...
12-23-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By dinki

Yes it does have a shower. I've made sure that...

Yes it does have a shower. I've made sure that the shower pull knob was disengaged and that all water was travelling through the open faucet.
12-23-08, 08:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 124,932
Posted By dinki

What are your thoughts on this possibly being a...

What are your thoughts on this possibly being a cold solder point? I'm thinking I might disassemble the receiver sensor and check the circuit board for a bad solder connection. Does that make...
12-23-08, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By dinki

Only one shutoff was up there. The shutoff was...

Only one shutoff was up there. The shutoff was for the cold supply line. My dad capped the nipple (I think) that came off the backside of the shutoff. He also closed the valve and set it in the...
12-23-08, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By dinki

Thanks for the reply. Everything is working...

Thanks for the reply.

Everything is working with this one exception. I left both hot and cold faucets open for a few minutes and got nothing. How long should it take? Maybe I was impatient, but...
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