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skylight causes roof ventilation problem

Skylight ventilation problem. I have a converted attic that is a living space and it has a skylight. I live in Ontario Canada and keeping ventilation in the roof is important so the roof is cold and...
03-05-16, 07:10 AM
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Posted By frankiee

When I moved in there was an old inducer fan on...

When I moved in there was an old inducer fan on the floor and inside the cabinet there was 2 old ....um...pressure diaphram switchs...The thing that measures the induced draft.
So I am wondering if...
03-04-16, 07:07 PM
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Posted By frankiee

I just got the place and this is the first...

I just got the place and this is the first winter. I watched a video that said that the second try would have extended time for the hot surface igniter to run to reduce lock outs. This seems to be my...
03-04-16, 05:40 PM
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Posted By frankiee

Igniter will not get hot enough on first try but will on second

Goodman GMNT080-4 hot surface igniter will not ignite the gas on first try. Then on second try it will ignite the gas.
This happens every time I have watched it and that is about 8 times over the...
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Posted By frankiee

I think they are related I have a 06 Charger...

I think they are related
I have a 06 Charger and I was driving thru the rain and when I had my air bag lite come on and when I parked my car there was a heavy burned electrical smell.
When I went...
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Posted By frankiee

You may have a head gasket or head that is gone. ...

You may have a head gasket or head that is gone.
Could have happened like this.
Rad fan gone so heat is not controled to its normal limit.
Constant expansion and contraction of the head, which is...
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Posted By frankiee

The long term fuel trim vs the short term fuel...

The long term fuel trim vs the short term fuel trim can be out quite a way before throwing a code. I think 30 % depending on vehicle.And if it was the O2 sensor being the problem the computer would...
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Posted By frankiee

If I remember right the rotton egg smell is from...

If I remember right the rotton egg smell is from a rich mixture and the cat not being able to complete the reactions it is designed for.
After a time the cat will start overheating and melting the...
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Posted By frankiee

Update. Pulled hub off and looked very close. One...

Update. Pulled hub off and looked very close. One of the wire pins seemed to be a bit green. Cleaned well with a small file and did the female part with a small paper clip. I noticed that one of the...
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Posted By frankiee

Replaced 3 units in past 2 years When you did...

Replaced 3 units in past 2 years
When you did this did you get air out of system and did it work right after you replaced the master cylinders?
If each time you replaced the masters it worked well...
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Posted By frankiee

Your pic got me to thinking. Next step should...

Your pic got me to thinking.
Next step should be pull the hub right off and take it to the work bench and inspect it and clean it right.
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Posted By frankiee

Thanks First thing I did was check the wiring....

Thanks
First thing I did was check the wiring. With the naked eye, and some reading
The wheel sensor is built into the axle hub and it costs $250
06 Buick Terraza
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Posted By frankiee

testing ABS wheel sensor

2006 Buick Terraza

ABS lite comes on after about 20 feet of driving. Sometimes after warmed up it comes on as soon as its started and stays on even it shut down and restarted. Sometimes can be...
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Posted By frankiee

bleed brakes with ABS

I want to bleed my 06 Charger with ABS
I hear I have to cycle the ABS pump
What tool do I need.
If I get this tool I would like to get one that does other makes and models as well
thanks
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Posted By frankiee

I had a 99 Intrepid with no ABS and it had those...

I had a 99 Intrepid with no ABS and it had those individual proportioning valves on the rear which leaked.
Best to replace with new.
Can be hard to get at if you are not familiar with working on...
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Posted By frankiee

Alt lite should only come on when there is low...

Alt lite should only come on when there is low voltage from the alt.
So. i would confirm a drop in voltage. I would wire up a gauge or tester in the car and see what voltage it is when the alt lite...
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Posted By frankiee

Glad you found a generator. If you need it you...

Glad you found a generator. If you need it you need it. Bad time to experiment with inverters.
Electrical motors draw a lot of amperage to start. Figures vary but lets say 6 times run current. Lets...
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Posted By frankiee

So its either the engine is supplying more heat...

So its either the engine is supplying more heat then the cooling system is designed for, or the cooling system is degraded to a point where it is not capable of handling the heat made for the engine...
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Posted By frankiee

Im thinking its the TFI module. Check see how...

Im thinking its the TFI module.
Check see how hot it is after a couple starts. I think it is on the .....I dont know where it is. i will take a look later.
You could check for spark to see if it...
07-31-11, 09:49 AM
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Posted By frankiee

Thanks for your help people. I did find a used...

Thanks for your help people. I did find a used GPS that uses 2 AA batteries for $40. Thats the cost of a new 3.7 LiON battery
So I am up and biking (I use GPS to record average speed etc for bicycle...
07-28-11, 09:55 PM
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Posted By frankiee

I put 8 AA batteries in series and connected them...

I put 8 AA batteries in series and connected them to a "female" cigarette lighter receptical. Then plugged in my inverter and had the AC transformer of the GPS plugged into that. Put that creation...
07-26-11, 02:48 AM
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Posted By frankiee

It cost $12 so I would guess square. I dont know...

It cost $12 so I would guess square. I dont know what a wallwart is.
07-26-11, 02:45 AM
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Posted By frankiee

It is a Magellan 400 Explorist with a built in...

It is a Magellan 400 Explorist with a built in battery or it can be plugged in to AC
07-25-11, 06:14 PM
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Posted By frankiee

Can electronic device be run right to low voltage?

Battery in my GPS died so I have to order another 3.7 volt battery.
Wanted to use the GPS so I rigged 12 volts to my auto inverter and then ran my GPS thru the 120 volt cord.
GPS shut down and just...
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Posted By frankiee

Carb eh. Make sure the accelerator pump is...

Carb eh.
Make sure the accelerator pump is working
With engine off and choke forced open look down the throtle body and pump the accelerator. Should see a good shot of fuel come out. If not that...
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