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Yesterday, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Astuff

If still not cooling enough you need to call...

If still not cooling enough you need to call someone else.
Yesterday, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Astuff

Try heat and try cool. Make sure thermostat is...

Try heat and try cool. Make sure thermostat is set to electric heating.
08-17-19, 11:24 PM
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Posted By Astuff

GSX is an air conditioner only. GSZ is the heat...

GSX is an air conditioner only. GSZ is the heat pump version. So you need to move the white wire to W1.
08-17-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By Astuff

Do you know if the outside unit is straight AC or...

Do you know if the outside unit is straight AC or is a heat pump? If a heat pump you don't have enough wires at the thermostat.
40 amp breaker for heat is normally controlled by the white wire. ...
08-12-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By Astuff

If some of the lines are for digital...

If some of the lines are for digital communications they may need to be treated like networking. RS-422 or some sort needs twisted pair to isolate crosstalk. Hard to know without a pinout though.
08-09-19, 02:21 PM
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Views: 170
Posted By Astuff

Geo - I think you have a typo. Normally the R...

Geo - I think you have a typo. Normally the R from air handler goes to Rc on Nest.
08-08-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By Astuff

Jumpering L2 and N will most likely blow...

Jumpering L2 and N will most likely blow something up fairly quick. Seeing there is a transformer on the diagram I assume there is no auto-ranging power supply.
08-08-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Astuff

Nothing in the definition section of NEC but...

Nothing in the definition section of NEC but later describes as "areas designated for the installation of laundry equipment." Nothing to do with water or sinks? Something else for the...
08-08-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Astuff

NEC now requires GFCI protection on 125v...

NEC now requires GFCI protection on 125v receptacles for "Laundry areas."
08-05-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By Astuff

The heating elements aren't the problem as...

The heating elements aren't the problem as appears the controls and solenoids are 120v in the models with the switch.
07-30-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Astuff

Goodman uses blue for C/common. Bottom left...

Goodman uses blue for C/common. Bottom left connections on the transformer in the middle. Then see a blue going to the contactor on top. Then other blue wires going down the left side. Can't quite...
07-23-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Astuff

Assume there is one transformer that is powering...

Assume there is one transformer that is powering both Nest thermostats.

Ideally you would get a multi-meter and measure the voltage across pins 1 and 3. Should be around 24vac (normally a bit...
07-22-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Astuff

Need to know specifics but in general a furnace...

Need to know specifics but in general a furnace and water heater would be too much for 50' of 1/2" pipe. Tapping a gas stove on the same 1/2" would be even worse.
07-19-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Astuff

High end washers and dryers basically contain a...

High end washers and dryers basically contain a computer so it does make some sense to treat them as such. Old style with mechanical switches wouldn't benefit.
07-18-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Astuff

Shouldn't need a bigger transformer as what you...

Shouldn't need a bigger transformer as what you have is marked 16V.
Moving from the blue to orange shouldn't be a problem as they are spare wires. I would first try without the chime or power kit....
07-18-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Astuff

If you have a Ring Pro and also want to use a...

If you have a Ring Pro and also want to use a wired chime I believe you need a Ring Pro Power kit at the chime....
07-16-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Astuff

I try to pull down. Put my weight into it and...

I try to pull down. Put my weight into it and hope to pop the staples. More fun than going to the gym.
07-13-19, 08:54 AM
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Views: 338
Posted By Astuff

That one says made in China so thinking it is...

That one says made in China so thinking it is newer and was replaced already. Bramec is a supplier of replacement breakers.

Current replacement:...
07-10-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Astuff

I've seen this before. Friend's house house was...

I've seen this before. Friend's house house was a flip and they covered duct in the kitchen with Pergo. Was a simple cutting of hole and dropping in a register.

Sounds like the floor is already...
07-08-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Astuff

You are correct. "GC" is the standard "G" and...

You are correct. "GC" is the standard "G" and leave GH alone.
07-06-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Astuff

When on the AC scale positive and negative don't...

When on the AC scale positive and negative don't matter. Follow the step-by-step instructions provided by PJmax in post #4 of the link above.
07-05-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Astuff

Yes, you need a voltmeter/multimeter to figure...

Yes, you need a voltmeter/multimeter to figure this out as these Taco boards are not consistent with their configuration. Harbor Freight usually has a multi-meter cheap.
Follow this thread: ...
07-05-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Astuff

Pipe/conduit needs replaced. Since meter needs...

Pipe/conduit needs replaced. Since meter needs pulled time to replace that old split-bus panel - complete service upgrade.
07-03-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Astuff

Doesn't make sense. There are different types...

Doesn't make sense. There are different types of pipe sensors. Code 5 (page 12) should cover the aquastat.
07-03-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Astuff

Thanks for the input. I have had a few snap in...

Thanks for the input. I have had a few snap in the past but usually when I was doing something stupid. There are a few different ones showing on line. Example of #6 1-1/4" coarse thread:

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