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Hi Jeff, - you also need pipe dope (blue) and...

Hi Jeff,
- you also need pipe dope (blue) and teflon tape, if you don't already have them. Post back when you're ready to fit and I'll help if needed. :cool:

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Hi Jeff, - I'd say the P/S is most likely shot...

Hi Jeff,
- I'd say the P/S is most likely shot then. This is easy to change. First turn off power at breaker, drain tank of water,remove wires from P/S, (make sure you mark or photo them to replace...
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Hi gross_e - I haven't used that one yet, but...

Hi gross_e
- I haven't used that one yet, but Fluidmaster make very good products, so I 'd certainly give it a try if you're willing to part with an extra buck or two. :cool:

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Hi Neil, - that's exactly what I'm saying....

Hi Neil,
- that's exactly what I'm saying. UNLESS your pump is a 5gpm, which is quite unusual for a 3/4 hp. Most 3/4 hp pumps are 8 or even 12 gpm. An average faucet or drain valve can only pass...
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Hi Jeff, and welcome to DIY Forums, - the...

Hi Jeff, and welcome to DIY Forums,
- the pressure switch may be at fault, but they generally fault the other way, (ie won't switch on.) If you are very careful, you can do a test on this. Power...
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Hi Gary, - all sub pumps have a ground,...

Hi Gary,
- all sub pumps have a ground, usually the green wire, same size as the rest. The 10 awg should have a '3' or '4' behind the 10.(eg , 10/3 or 10/4)that is the conductor number. I suppose...
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Hi marcerrin, - read the thread by DRAC,...

Hi marcerrin,
- read the thread by DRAC, "Kenmore 80 Series won't run. I believe you may have the same problem. Most likely a start relay somewhere is gone. :cool:

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Hi Drac, -I believe the only way you can do...

Hi Drac,
-I believe the only way you can do this properly is to actually take the motor apart and grease the bushings at each end. It may not be possible on this kind of motor because of casing...
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Hi Gros e, - the answer to your problem may be...

Hi Gros e,
- the answer to your problem may be in the leaking seal at the toilet base. It's really easy to undo the toilet, lift it clear, and fit a new wax seal. Make sure you get a wax seal with...
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Hi Neil, and welcome to DIY Forums, - you do...

Hi Neil, and welcome to DIY Forums,
- you do NOT have a good situation. A 3/4 hp pump should easily pressure up your system with that hose and at least one other running. There's something impeding...
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Hi Adam, - you forgot to tell us what kind of...

Hi Adam,
- you forgot to tell us what kind of pump you have, and how long can the well sustain a 16 gpm flow. Without that info (at least) we're speculating. :cool:

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hi ekmissal, -before doing any work at the...

hi ekmissal,
-before doing any work at the wellhead, make sure both breakers are OFF and the tank is drained.
Waterdoc made a good point of describing the different kinds of pipe, but most...
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New protractor

Here is a picture of a new cheap protractor.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v241/nomind/protractor.jpg
03-05-05, 08:55 PM
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Hi SenorPeaches, -If you use the standard...

Hi SenorPeaches,
-If you use the standard steel 8" 'L' brackets, under, or above the shelf, then you will have 4 togglers or anchors into the wall. This should adequately support 150 pounds....
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Hi Lenora. - unfortunately there are almost no...

Hi Lenora.
- unfortunately there are almost no spare parts available for coffeemakers. If this was mine I'd remove the switch and go to Radio Shack , find one as near the same as possible and...
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Hi e52, -the first and most obvious answer is...

Hi e52,
-the first and most obvious answer is to remove the casing and look at the bottom of the tub to narrow down where exactly it's leaking from :cool:

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Hi harleywoman, and welcome to DIY Forums, -...

Hi harleywoman, and welcome to DIY Forums,
- unless you have a very unusual setup it's not necessary to drain the H/W. There should be a shutoff below or at back of tub for both waterlines. (In a...
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Hi garyl24, - What's called a 3 wire pump...

Hi garyl24,
- What's called a 3 wire pump actually has 4 wires to operate it. The yellow and black are the 'run' wires, the red is 'start' , and there is usually a green for ground. I've never...
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Hi Kenny, -you're welcome, -glad I could...

Hi Kenny,
-you're welcome, -glad I could help.
Post back when you have all the pieces and I'll tell you how it goes together. Don't forget teflon tape and Blue pipe compound. You will also need...
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Hi Gary, here's some answers for you on the...

Hi Gary,
here's some answers for you on the well ;
1 . the 42 gal. tank is about the right size, and should work fine.
2. you can usually also get the tank tee, pressure switch and gauge at...
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Hi kennyc, - for now , you can pump air into...

Hi kennyc,
- for now , you can pump air into the valve at the end of the tank. It will carry you over till a new tank is fitted. Bladder tanks come in all shapes and sizes. If your crawlspace is...
03-05-05, 02:26 PM
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Discourteous and Inappropriate Response

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Hi kdmdesign, -In this situation,I have on...

Hi kdmdesign,
-In this situation,I have on occasion pumped out to a part of the yard that looked suitable. What else can you do ?
As to being easy to replace, it depends entirely on how they...
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Well Angela C, - you have a variety of possible...

Well Angela C, - you have a variety of possible reasons for your problem there. We need to know the type of pump you have to be able to be of more help. If you can post a pic on 'photobucket' or...
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Hi drac, - if you have a manual that's a great...

Hi drac,
- if you have a manual that's a great help. The start relay should be immediately behind the start button. Don't forget the door switch , these are a pain on all dryers. :cool:

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