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Posted By Franken30

Properly sized toilet flapper

Good evening, everyone. I have an American Standard toilet with an 1-1/4Ē overflow tube. The flapper has degraded to the point where it doesnít seat correctly over the flush valve after flushing and...
08-07-19, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Franken30

I donít think so, not without disassembling the...

I donít think so, not without disassembling the unit, and thatís probably not something I could figure out without some guidance. Unfortunately, anyone I called to try to do a repair doesnít work on...
08-07-19, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Franken30

Carrier HC wall air conditioner

Good afternoon, all.

Last night, our Carrier HC 32000(?) btu wall air conditioner (the one that cools my entire downstairs) started making a rattling noise, then eventually started humming and...
03-23-19, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Franken30

Sorry for the delay in the update, but I ended up...

Sorry for the delay in the update, but I ended up replacing that whole run in the picture with PVC. I snaked the drain with a 25'er on a power drill but the water was still backing up. I figured...
03-18-19, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Franken30

That was actually going to be my next question....

That was actually going to be my next question. The remaining stub in the wall would give me about a 2Ē length of pipe to work with. That should be enough to get a solid bite with a fernco coupler,...
03-17-19, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Franken30

I'll have to check the trap and hopefully there...

I'll have to check the trap and hopefully there is an opening from underneath to run the snake. I'm assuming the only other alternative is to take the whole riser, trap, and/or 90 off?
03-17-19, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Franken30

Washing machine drain backing up

Good afternoon and Happy St. Patrick's Day, everyone.

Recently, the drain to my washing machine began backing up and I tried fixing it with a bottle of Liquid Plumr to no avail (and no surprise)....
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Posted By Franken30

Riello burner not firing on its own

Hello, everyone. Iíve got an older Axeman-Anderson boiler thatís probably on its last legs but Iíd like to get through one more winter. The last few days, the boiler will shut off and wonít maintain...
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Posted By Franken30

Thank you, Tolyn. Works like a charm now.

Thank you, Tolyn. Works like a charm now.
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Views: 305
Posted By Franken30

Ok...thanks to PJ for posting the upload...

Ok...thanks to PJ for posting the upload attachment the info...

If I've done this correctly, I've attached a picture for reference:
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Posted By Franken30

Okay so apparently I can't post pictures from my...

Okay so apparently I can't post pictures from my laptop unless I upload them to a URL first...
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Posted By Franken30

Light fixture replacement issue

Afternoon, everyone. Having a small problem here. Iím replacing a fixture with the same fixture (Depot cheap-o) and now Iím wondering if I have a larger problem than just a bum fixture.

When i...
04-14-18, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Franken30

It might but with rain coming for the next two...

It might but with rain coming for the next two days, I was hoping to get this done before then. If I had the time, Iíd dump them all out in the sun and wait.
04-14-18, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Franken30

Issue with putting down manure

Hey all,

Iíve recently needed to rehab my lawn, so I core aerated and limed a few days ago, and today I put down the Lesco Metro Mix with Lesco starter fertilizer. I decided to topdress with...
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Posted By Franken30

Tried replacing the fuel filter in the tank? - I...

Tried replacing the fuel filter in the tank? - I havenít but that could be a consideration.

100% sure your mixing the correct amount of oil with the fuel? - Yes, 100%

Trying to use older...
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Posted By Franken30

Echo PB770H bogging at full throtle

Last fall I bought the unit brand new. Everything worked well until about a week ago. It would start on the second pull (max) every time, then when I opened the choke and throttled up, it would bog...
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Posted By Franken30

It's for a domestic hot water system. I'm having...

It's for a domestic hot water system. I'm having someone come back tomorrow to tune up the system.
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Posted By Franken30

Just replaced the hot water circulator pump....

So here's the next issue/question: When the plumber replaced it, he shut off the (obviously) shut off the valves before and after the pump. He drained whatever was left into a bucket and it was...
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Posted By Franken30

If this is a head gasket issue, would using some...

If this is a head gasket issue, would using some stop-leak added to the oil potentially fix the issue? Or would that do more harm than good?

I ask because I'm not exactly mechanically inclined. I...
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Posted By Franken30

It's been about a year since the carb has been...

It's been about a year since the carb has been cleaned. The engine is a replacement engine (threw a rod in the last one, a 17.5 hp B&S Intek and blew the engine) and it's a 16.5 Kohler Pro. The oil...
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Posted By Franken30

Another quick update, I bought the new carb for...

Another quick update, I bought the new carb for about $40 and swapped it out. It works like a charm now and the power levels are better than I ever remember. I also took the opportunity to rebuild...
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Posted By Franken30

Craftsman LT2000 losing power and blowing white smoke

A few days ago, my lawn tractor started blowing white smoke and losing power at idle, and it got worse with the drive and mower blades engaged. I thought maybe it was a bad fuel issue so I drained...
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Posted By Franken30

Sorry for the length of time in response, but...

Sorry for the length of time in response, but here's the update:

The pump is shot. I was hoping that the internal components hadn't been damaged but as time went by, there were small leaks coming...
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Posted By Franken30

I found what I think is the drain valve: ...

I found what I think is the drain valve:

67805

Now when you refer to the check valve, are you referring to this?

67807

Also, I found another small leak on the intake line. I hit it with...
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