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08-02-09, 05:38 PM
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Some GFI's trip if the power supply to them is...

Some GFI's trip if the power supply to them is turned off, especially the older ones. I would also suspect that the box the GFI is in may be full of bugs dead or alive and the moisture from them may...
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Views: 646
Posted By BunkyX

My first guess would be you dropped a neutral....

My first guess would be you dropped a neutral. But as John said it could be several other things.

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11-21-08, 06:01 PM
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Views: 965
Posted By BunkyX

I would think you have a bad neutral either at...

I would think you have a bad neutral either at the panel or one of the first connections in the circuit.

B :cool:
11-19-08, 06:05 PM
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Posted By BunkyX

As long as the junction box is acessable is all...

As long as the junction box is acessable is all that the code requires.

B :cool:
11-05-08, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,715
Posted By BunkyX

Mac Mobile homes are an electrical nightmare...

Mac
Mobile homes are an electrical nightmare all thier own. Take it from a man who not only lives in one but also spent years working in a mobile home rental community. That being said let me give...
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Posted By BunkyX

I suspect that your blades have worn down and no...

I suspect that your blades have worn down and no longer overlap. Although I do remember one that actually had a small blade set forward on the deck and cut this strip. I would try and find a service...
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Views: 720
Posted By BunkyX

Okay, Old House many changes by less than...

Okay, Old House many changes by less than knowledgable people. Take a multimeter and check voltage between wires. Black to Black, Black to ground, other black to ground. I suspect that you have two...
10-25-08, 06:04 PM
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Views: 8,038
Posted By BunkyX

I fit is laying horizontal you can dig a big...

I fit is laying horizontal you can dig a big enough hole to get a little flex from the pipes and install two 45's. It will leave you with two less joints than an elbow and two couplings.

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I would suspect a hole in the pipe coming up from...

I would suspect a hole in the pipe coming up from the pump. It is just running and recirculating the water in the well. The hole is just small enough to let some pressure come to the house but not...
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Views: 1,152
Posted By BunkyX

I can think of a couple of scenarios I would have...

I can think of a couple of scenarios I would have to check.

1. Bad connection on the light fixture. Take the fixture down to see if the heat from the bulbs has caused the wire nuts to melt or...
10-25-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By BunkyX

GFCI recepticles come from the factory tripped...

GFCI recepticles come from the factory tripped and will not reset if not properly wired as you discovered. If you only have two recepticles on one circuit then they both do not need to be GFCI just...
10-22-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By BunkyX

If you took the top off the indexing valve and...

If you took the top off the indexing valve and water was not flowing through it then you have not developed a flowing artesian well. I agree with waterwelldude that you are just getting a back...
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Views: 589
Posted By BunkyX

It can be done but it can be time consuming. Alot...

It can be done but it can be time consuming. Alot depends on your attic space. A little attic exploring is required to find the top plate of the wall above the recepticle. If your lucky the wire from...
10-21-08, 04:35 PM
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Views: 1,918
Posted By BunkyX

I have run into several Challenger breakers that...

I have run into several Challenger breakers that would not trip. Seems to be a common problem with some of them. As far as the breaker not coming out, this to is a common problem. I have had to pry...
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Views: 687
Posted By BunkyX

Quick Fix - Blue wire from fan to black wire...

Quick Fix -
Blue wire from fan to black wire in ceiling with black wire from fan. Switch will turn fan and light on and off.

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10-21-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By BunkyX

What are you looking for as far as cost?...

What are you looking for as far as cost? Intermatic makes some relatively inexpensive timers so does Rainbird and K Rain. If all you want is to turn the pump on and off at preset times any 220v...
10-20-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By BunkyX

I think your smoke alarms are wired into your...

I think your smoke alarms are wired into your bath lighting circuit and somewhere in the circuit you lost the line connection. Thats why the lights do not work. Its possible the short damaged the...
10-11-08, 05:30 PM
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Views: 975
Posted By BunkyX

You could use tape but I would use a good teflon...

You could use tape but I would use a good teflon pipe compound instead. The threads may be so corroded that tape may not take up all the slop.
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Posted By BunkyX

If you hooked up the red and green wires to the...

If you hooked up the red and green wires to the corresponding red and green on the jack you should have a dail tone and everything working just fine.
If not then you need to go back to the...
10-10-08, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,837
Posted By BunkyX

When using any wire other than "romex" is has to...

When using any wire other than "romex" is has to be protected by a raceway, conduit, etc. Why not just run the length in 6/3 w ground?

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Replies: 14
Views: 6,066
Posted By BunkyX

I think you may just be overloading the circuit...

I think you may just be overloading the circuit when the compressor starts to put the full load on the motor. My compressor would do the same thing on a 15 amp circuit. I put in a dedicated 20 a...
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Views: 6,915
Posted By BunkyX

I don't think that a fan is required when you...

I don't think that a fan is required when you have a window, but you can check with your local building department. Fans are put in more as a convienance for removing humidity than odors. If yours is...
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Views: 8,627
Posted By BunkyX

I would suspect a clog in the pressure line to...

I would suspect a clog in the pressure line to the bottom of the switch. Either that or something fouling the points (contacts) carbon deposits can build up on them relatively fast or it could be...
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Views: 775
Posted By BunkyX

If the fan has candelabra bulbs then they will...

If the fan has candelabra bulbs then they will seem dimmer, don't know why they just do.
If the bulbs are actually dim, then I would check the light kit connection inside the junction where light...
10-08-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By BunkyX

Bougainvillea are only hardy for zones 9 - 11 and...

Bougainvillea are only hardy for zones 9 - 11 and I beleave you are a zone 6. So planting it outside may be detrimental to it. Bougainvillea require direct sun for best growth and little water, but...
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