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Posted By sdanville

digitl gauge

My Poltergeist Boiler fired up when I started to replace the control box. and has been working fine for 2 weeks. I like the idea of a digital read out and will look at that gizmo. the system has...
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Posted By sdanville

My 45 year old boiler is not firing

It is October in Michigan. The Pilot has been on for months .

4 zones. Honeywell. So 3 questions. yes the 4 thermostats are calling for heat.
First, I can tell you when i maunally push on the...
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Posted By sdanville

$40 Cure Update GE replacement.

I bought another used motor. $40 delivered on Ebay.
Up and Running.
Funny how it works. A guy can buy a $150 bad motor
at the same time a guy can buy a $40 same model excellent motor.
Luck....
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Posted By sdanville

Mr LawRosa To answer your question, I was...

Mr LawRosa
To answer your question, I was refunded for the bad motor and no charge for the one sent in error.
I have only wasted postage for one return. More importantly, if my wife wanted to kill...
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Posted By sdanville

no news

Argh.
The 2nd replacement motor is totally the wrong motor.
there are two pullies not one, a big bracket, springs, different elect connection.
This seller "Oceanwaves7" and I need to part ways....
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Posted By sdanville

my model is wpsq4160t6ww

my model is wpsq4160t6ww

I have no idea if the "O" is a letter or number.

In terms of the transmission everything turned free with my hand --
the motor I bought was used..when cold it works...
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Posted By sdanville

joe are you asking me if I have a 220 washing...

joe are you asking me if I have a 220 washing machine, no. the used motor was identical.
I will update soon as I am being sent another used one.

Lawrosa ~ Im prettty sure buying a new one is not...
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Posted By sdanville

GE Profile Washing Machine smoked two motors in two weeks.

I really like this self leveling 8 year old GE Profile washing machine.
Model wspq416ot6ww

last week the the motor started smoking and quit, I could see smoke coming out of the motor. So I...
03-07-13, 03:23 AM
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Posted By sdanville

ignightors

PJ

I perceived the topic as about ignitors ~
following up from last years thread.
Sorry to have "jumped" in on the "do it yourself" forum.
03-06-13, 08:48 AM
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Posted By sdanville

Follow up on my range..

I like to read follow up to see if people found a fix. I will report on my range...the answer is NO. I only give up about 10% of the time. this was a ten percenter. I sold the faulty range for $40...
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Posted By sdanville

Freezing is bad. that would explain everything....

Freezing is bad. that would explain everything. if the cartridges contain water, and I bought slightly used ones. They would contain water..I stored them in an unheated garage in Michigan, the...
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Posted By sdanville

okay...NJ ...now you have me thinking I need to...

okay...NJ ...now you have me thinking I need to grind this cartridge in two.. to see why it failed.

I would like to see if there is a bearing in there I read about..

I have never grasped the...
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Posted By sdanville

Update. 7 years ago when I bought my 1st TACO...

Update. 7 years ago when I bought my 1st TACO 007, I thought it best to have a spare. I bought two pumps used for an alleged 30 days when the system was changed to forced air. Anyway, so it was time...
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Posted By sdanville

photo try 4. Okay.. now, I bought pumps used for...

photo try 4. Okay.. now, I bought pumps used for one season was the ebay claim. here is one.

I cannot turn the impeller..it does not spin in the cartridge. Not sure if it should or if the whole...
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Posted By sdanville

taco 007 cartridge trouble shooting replacement

TACO 007. There are times I feel really handy and grasp how mechanical things work and then there is this TACO. I cannot grasp this pump. I pulled the cartridge out of my spare TACO 007 f5 and am...
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Posted By sdanville

My Taco lasted since the Spring of 2005. Now it...

My Taco lasted since the Spring of 2005. Now it is 2012. 7 1/2 years.
I have a shut of of water before but not after. My plan is to put an oil pan below it and
pretend I am Flash Gordon and just...
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Posted By sdanville

Cartrage Replacement TACO 007

I put in a TACO 007 7 1/2 years ago on a boiler that heats 4 apartments.
Switching from Bell Gossett was the best decision I ever made at that place.
I went thru an expensive Bell Gossett...
11-12-12, 07:21 AM
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Posted By sdanville

If the thread was not closed , my skills are bad....

If the thread was not closed , my skills are bad. I tried to add the results to the thread and failed. Thank you. oh and yes it was an old thread and my machine is old and the problem and fix may be...
11-11-12, 06:24 PM
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Posted By sdanville

Thumbs up Maytag Gas Commerical Dryer Problem Fixed.

CURED ! FIXED ! ! The simplest solution is often the right one. There was a thread that discussed things it could be..I fixed it today and wanted to quickly add my findings to that thread and...
11-09-12, 06:42 AM
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Posted By sdanville

Mr Sharptube.

Thank you Mr Sharpadvice. I will start diagonostics with the free things.
move the dryer a little farther from the wall was one comment on yahoo..
Vacuum it inside and out and buy a new flexible...
11-08-12, 05:38 PM
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Posted By sdanville

fixed or not ?

Richard. Did you fix it ?

Another dead end with no success story. I have a 1980's Maytag coin Gas Dryer that after about 2 1/2 loads it stops. The tenants unplug for an hour and do two more...
03-15-12, 05:51 PM
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Posted By sdanville

I Have no power to my over ignightor. Magic Chef Range

I have replaced several ignitors, thought this would be another 15 min job.
there is no power coming to the ignighter in my magic chef oven.

all burners and clock works.

Looked for a...
01-24-10, 05:45 PM
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Posted By sdanville

My problem was not my venting. Althought it was...

My problem was not my venting. Althought it was good to vent it.
My problem was I used regular antifreeze to winterize my cottage.
I killed the Bio Soup and the septic tank was not working as it...
08-20-09, 08:50 PM
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Posted By sdanville

gravity plus

1) One guy fixed his by taking the toilet off and found a paint brush caught in it.

2) another guy with a septic system added rid-x and it cured it.

3) Another guy fixed his because the venting...
08-20-09, 08:41 PM
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Posted By sdanville

vents

in my case , i had a cabin with a toilet and no venting.
the septic tank can build up gas pressure and bubble out the toilet, and with this back pressure often flushes are not successful.
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