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Update

Well, I did end up calling a heating company to come in and replace the circulation pump. I am very glad I did as I do not believe that there is any way that I would have been able to do this job on...
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Posted By Hopperhop

Norm, Thank you for the reply. How do I...

Norm,

Thank you for the reply. How do I remove the drive belt? I don't know how to do to much of this type of thing or even know where the drive belt is.

Thanks.
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Question Snow Blower Problem

I just ran into a big issue with my Ariens 2 stage ST824E snow blower this afternoon. It started OK but when I went to start the snow thrower part it started screaming(like when belts are slipping)...
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Posted By Hopperhop

I guess it could make sense that the pump is from...

I guess it could make sense that the pump is from 1967 but I am not sure. The only thing I am sure of is that it is quite old. Yes, this is a 1 1/2" pump(diameter of the pipes going to and from...
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Posted By Hopperhop

Here is what I found on the metal plate on the...

Here is what I found on the metal plate on the pump motor:
1/6 hp
1725 rpm
1 ph
60 cy
115 volts
continuous(?) rating 40 C
Protector MRF38EV
Serial MOT115-6-1Y
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If I do go with the rebuild is this what I would...

If I do go with the rebuild is this what I would need? I could not find this unit with the impeller. It would be best to have that also I would imagine.

189165LF - Bell & Gossett 189165LF -...
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Posted By Hopperhop

My apologies for not remembering that. Now that...

My apologies for not remembering that. Now that you mention it I do recall you saying that in an earlier post. My bad for not looking back for that. My mind is totally scrambled today with the...
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Posted By Hopperhop

Thanks that sounds like a good idea. I am...

Thanks that sounds like a good idea. I am definitely going to have someone do this for me since I think this is a little to complicated for me. I do have a shutoff valve above the circulation pump...
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Thank you so much for the advice, I really...

Thank you so much for the advice, I really appreciate it! So essentially all I need would be something like in this link I have put in below? The big thing I do not know for sure is which one of...
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Sorry for that omission . I have a gas system. ...

Sorry for that omission . I have a gas system.

Does it make sense to go with a plumber for this job since they would probably not be trying to push a new heating system on me? Also, in...
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Question Costs for a Hot Water Boiler System

I currently have a very old boiler for my heating system. It is one from American Standard Radiator & Sanitary Corp. I believe that it may be from the 40's or 50's. It is working OK but just last...
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Question Defrosting Amana Top/Bottom Refrigerator

The refrigerator(top) section of my Amana refrigerator/freezer is not cooling. The freezer is working fine. I talked to someone at Amana and they said to check the vents between the 2 sections and...
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Posted By Hopperhop

Bill190, Thanks so much for the reply, it is...

Bill190,

Thanks so much for the reply, it is greatly appreciated!! That will make it much easier to only have to do that. If it does not turn out with the readings that you indicated, will I...
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I have a friend who has a multimeter at work that...

I have a friend who has a multimeter at work that I will be able to use tomorrow. However, I looked for the alternator fuse on my 2009 Toyota Corolla and I could not figure out how I am going to get...
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Thanks for the help, I did replace the battery...

Thanks for the help, I did replace the battery and the car started right up!! :thumbup:I guess I kind of lucked out this time. However, I was not using a home charger, I had it hooked up to another...
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Posted By Hopperhop

Help!! Reversed Cables for Car Battery Charge

I messed up really bad this morning. :madhell:One of my car batteries was dead this morning and I went to recharge it and I hooked up the jumper cables in reverse order. I was charging for about a...
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Posted By Hopperhop

Yes, that is correct. Both work when turning on...

Yes, that is correct. Both work when turning on the 4 way emergency lights, including the light on the dash board which also lights up.

Neither the front or rear (or dash board arrow) signal work...
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Question Turn Signal Problem

I have a problem with the right turn signals on my 2000 Toyota Avalon. :wall: Here is the problem:

Neither the front or rear turn signal on the right side of the car flash when the right turn...
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Posted By Hopperhop

Tecumseh 6 HP won't run

Could someone give me some advice on the carbuerator settings for a 6 HP Tecumseh engine that I is on my Troy Bilt roto tiller? I tried to set the power adjustment screw as stated in the book (one...
11-22-09, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Hopperhop

Are the PEX and CPVC acceptable for installation...

Are the PEX and CPVC acceptable for installation anywhere in the country or do some cities not allow these materials? I am in the Chicago area.
11-22-09, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Hopperhop

Thank you so much for the responses. I will...

Thank you so much for the responses. I will need to take the pipes out, rewrap and reinstall to fix the leaks. I have heard of copper piping but what is PEX and CPVC? If I were to have these...
11-22-09, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Hopperhop

Question Thread Wrapping with Teflon Tape.

How may times are you supposed to wrap the teflon tape around the threads of a pipe? I just put together some new 1/2" galvinized pipe in my house today and I have some small leaks. I wrapped the...
11-16-09, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Hopperhop

Question Side Pipe on Line to Kitchen Faucet

I was thinking about replacing the old piping from my main lines to the kitchen sink faucet to see if I can get an increase in water pressure. They are very old galvanized pipes and no doubt...
11-14-09, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Hopperhop

Smile ecman, Thank you so much for your help. I...

ecman,

Thank you so much for your help. I did just what you said and checked the pressure right after the shutoff valve. I did have good pressure directly from there.

I then looked into the...
11-14-09, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Hopperhop

Yes, they are the old galvanized pipes. ...

Yes, they are the old galvanized pipes.

Thank you for your advice. I will try your trick and see how the water pressure is. Actually the cold water pressure finally got a little better but the...
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