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The glue chiseled out much easier than I...

The glue chiseled out much easier than I expected.

I was thinking maybe a 1/16" thick piece of wood with an industrial double sided tape on both sides. I think i can depress the clips enough to...
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No children. My dog likes to prop herself up on...

No children. My dog likes to prop herself up on the open door, but we should be stopping her anyhow.

The shims might work, except the existing epoxy glue takes up about a eight of an inch. Any...
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Dishwasher unfastened; does it matter?

My dishwasher is 10 years old. It was installed improperly. It has clips on the top that are supposed to be screwed into the countertop, only it is granite, so the installer glued them in. (I think...
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Cleaning a dishwasher filter?

We have never had a dishwasher that needed to have it's filter cleaned, but one we are looking at does....
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Installing a dishwasher? Is there an outlet?

My wife is convinced our dishwasher is going to fail soon and wants a new one. I think she just wants a SS DW to go with our new SS refrigerator.

Anyhow.... the stores won't install one unless...
05-18-19, 07:40 AM
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Anderson Frenchwood Doors, pre-2005, adjustment

I have two of these. One is fine. The other is difficult to latch; you almost need to force the handle up. It binds when the hook things go into the jamb.
The locking mechanism broke about 4...
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Enlarging a hole in a concrete planter

I need to put out a mooring for my "new" sailboat. I am told that 100 pounds should be adequate. I was going to fill a plastic drum with a couple bags of cement, but then I thought of these two...
04-28-19, 03:36 PM
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Leaking ice maker line

I got a new refrigerator a week ago. The ice maker is hooked up with 1/4" copper. The installer wrapped teflon around the threads on the compression fitting, but it leaked. I told him you don't use...
04-12-19, 09:07 AM
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2) Lowes has 20' braided and 25' pex 1/4". The...

2) Lowes has 20' braided and 25' pex 1/4". The pex includes a shut off valve.
3) I meant A) Attach to the refrigerator, push the refrigerator in, and then attach to the valve. or B) Attach to...
04-12-19, 08:14 AM
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Questions about water line to Fridge

I need a new refrigerator and the installers require a new water line. So, a few questions.

1) The existing copper line (as shown in the attached photo) goes up, curves around down, and then...
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Full model number is MFI12569VEQ

Full model number is MFI12569VEQ
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MFI2569VEQ I think that is the full model...

MFI2569VEQ I think that is the full model number.
It has been running normally for 7 hours now.
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Maytag MFI2569 Fridge dead?!

Came back from vacation and found the 9 year old fridge stone dead and everything melted.
This morning the display flashed occasionally. As the day went on, it flashed more often and occasionally...
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It is finally warm enough to leave the door open...

It is finally warm enough to leave the door open long enough to take a photograph.
One picture is the frame; the other the door.
Sadly, the door is not on its own zone....
02-11-19, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Toller

That would just mean the circuit tester was...

That would just mean the circuit tester was defective if it didn't shunt 5ma. P&S is saying non-defective ones don't work on their GFCIs.
02-11-19, 12:59 PM
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How often do people confess they are getting senile?

The receptacle is upside down, so I was reading the circuit tester wrong. The hot and neutral are reversed. That explains why the GFCI didn't trip when the neutral was shorted to the ground with...
02-11-19, 08:45 AM
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I emailed Pass & Seymour last week. They say...

I emailed Pass & Seymour last week. They say that circuit testers don't work with their self testing GFCIs. If the self test button works, then everything is okay.

Does that make sense? If a...
02-09-19, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Toller

Another good possibility! But the circuit tester...

Another good possibility! But the circuit tester shows a good ground.
02-09-19, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Toller

Yeah, had load wires going to load terminals. ...

Yeah, had load wires going to load terminals. But that was a good question, as it would have explained the problem.

And tripping the GFCI breaker does cut power to the downstream outlet; it...
02-09-19, 02:57 PM
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New GFCI outlet isn't working right....

We had a power outage yesterday. When power came back on, some of the GFCI outlets were tripped. When I reset them, one didn't work properly. It had power, but didn't trip with either the test...
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Posted By Toller

The replacement lock has a little spring clip...

The replacement lock has a little spring clip that makes it a bit harder to push the bolts back; but I think that is primarily to prevent them from falling closed when the door is open.
You can't...
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I called Andersen today. They recommended...

I called Andersen today.

They recommended that I have a service provider look at the door and determine why it is so difficult to use. I think pretty clearly it is difficult to use because...
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I was able to get it to unlatch by forcing it. ...

I was able to get it to unlatch by forcing it. Today is warmer, so I pulled the whole mechanism out. I was able to latch and unlatch it 40 times, but each time there was a loud cracking noise. I...
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I don't see anything like it on Swisco's website,...

I don't see anything like it on Swisco's website, but have emailed them. Thanks

I will take it apart tomorrow when it is 20 degrees warmer. For the moment I just won't latch it. Thankfully I...
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The door was jammed closed, so I really couldn't...

The door was jammed closed, so I really couldn't get to anything.

Andersen CS isn't open until Monday, and I doubt it can be fixed unless it is open to expose the latching mechanism.

So I...
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