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Forum: Water Heaters
05-13-14, 01:42 AM
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Posted By wwb371

Ok you need a recirculating pump. A small hp/rpm...

Ok you need a recirculating pump. A small hp/rpm will do but being hot tub I'd go at least 1/2 hp 1725 rpm piping can be done in 1/2 grey PVC . You can sit tank and pump where ever. Sit tank and pump...
05-12-14, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,473
Posted By wwb371

Might be the smart intelligent effing board. Have...

Might be the smart intelligent effing board. Have you had bad storms in your area. If so I'd say faulty board. You know basic fan relay and switches worked to well to long. Industry can't make money...
05-12-14, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By wwb371

You need heat only stat. You have millivolt...

You need heat only stat. You have millivolt system. Get basic heat only stat it will only have red r and white w terminals and it works from millivolts. The standing pilot or spark ignitor generate...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By wwb371

Do you have a pressurized tank or galvanized? If...

Do you have a pressurized tank or galvanized? If pressurized/bladder tank you need a spigot at well. Secure power to pump. Open well spigot and allow all water To drain out. Once drained you need a...
05-11-14, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,169
Posted By wwb371

I'd feel safe saying from description it is a...

I'd feel safe saying from description it is a faulty or malfunctioning blower motor. It may be as simple as oiling motor if unsealed bearings. There will be 2 ports 1st inboard 2nd at outboard of...
05-11-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By wwb371

I'd start with tstat. Sounds like a control issue...

I'd start with tstat. Sounds like a control issue which tstat is main control. I'd say the G terminal in stat has gone bad. Are you sure compressor is coming online. You should have cooling with stat...
05-11-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By wwb371

If you have 24vac inside unit but not at...

If you have 24vac inside unit but not at condensing unit you pro ally have a bad wire.power secured. You can test them by undoing the 2 wires coming from board to condensing unit twist them together....
05-11-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,103
Posted By wwb371

B is your common on new stat. You will also need...

B is your common on new stat. You will also need to go thru program setup. Tstat needs to be in setting mode. Example for ac program stat needs to be set in cool mode. You hold up/down temp buttons...
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Views: 2,722
Posted By wwb371

Most cases ea light system has sum differences....

Most cases ea light system has sum differences. You can look at light terminals. These are the little ears/ tabs which lock into track. If tabs are compatible lights should be. You also need to know...
05-11-14, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By wwb371

Ok think about it even in a fine elite home the...

Ok think about it even in a fine elite home the furnace closet. What's it's constructed of? Plywood and Sheetrock. So yes wood platform is standard base. However the moisture is a major concern. Do...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,757
Posted By wwb371

You have a leak. May be hose. May be the water...

You have a leak. May be hose. May be the water pump. When running hot and adding water you are allowing car to run I hope. Never add water to hot car unless running. Drive car make sure it has water...
05-06-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,232
Posted By wwb371

Check y to ground and see if 24v present. Go to...

Check y to ground and see if 24v present. Go to outside unit electrical contactor coil is 24 present. If 24 present at coil is it pulled in? Is outside fan running? If nothing is running check...
05-06-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,925
Posted By wwb371

Sounds like programming issue. Hold both up and...

Sounds like programming issue. Hold both up and down temp controls for at least 10 seconds. LCD will change. 1rst flashing set point is heat pump operation. I believe it will pop up a big number (1)...
05-06-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By wwb371

Sounds like control / thermostat issue. Check...

Sounds like control / thermostat issue. Check wiring at tstat. It should be color coded G is green wire which is power to fan relay, y is yellow wire this is power to outside contractor / ac, r is...
05-06-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,049
Posted By wwb371

Voltage can vary. During "peak demand" I've...

Voltage can vary. During "peak demand" I've tested downtown building voltages and have found it as low as 100 volts ac. Equipment don't like it but do operate. There is a voltage transformer inside...
05-05-14, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By wwb371

What it is there are muliti curcuits running thru...

What it is there are muliti curcuits running thru box. They all share the white as it is common. Remove wire nut from white and red. Turn switch to on position. Check voltage between These 2 wires....
05-05-14, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By wwb371

The sounds of it yes internal overload switch was...

The sounds of it yes internal overload switch was tripped. This is a switch located internally mounted in common winding. It's a safety feature. Be careful handling swollen capacitors or inspecting...
05-01-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,890
Posted By wwb371

Try white wire at new stat on y2 it must back...

Try white wire at new stat on y2 it must back feed thru furnace circuit board.
05-01-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,890
Posted By wwb371

If you want to be industrious you could trace...

If you want to be industrious you could trace inside wires figure out which set go to outside unit dedicate 2 wires no matter the colors install 1 on w the other on o. Inside furnace now place same...
05-01-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,890
Posted By wwb371

Check outside unit is it running if so your not...

Check outside unit is it running if so your not energizing reversing valve. A heat pump is in heat mode with no power applied. You turn to cool it energizes this relay to reverse flow of refrigerant....
05-01-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By wwb371

You have a direct short somewhere. Most likely a...

You have a direct short somewhere. Most likely a moisture problem. Do you have a plug outside. If so is anything plugged to it or is it wet. This plug may need to be pulled and checked. Plug a lamp...
05-01-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By wwb371

I'm guessing unit has programable thermostat? If...

I'm guessing unit has programable thermostat? If it is digital it's a programming issue refer to user guide programming thermostat. There are cut in cut out digital settings. Stat has to be...
05-01-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,640
Posted By wwb371

If you have click at contactor it's either a line...

If you have click at contactor it's either a line voltage issue or possibly ants lizard wasp or mouse could be in contact not allowing voltage transfer. Kill power with screwdriver push contactor in...
05-01-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,890
Posted By wwb371

Looking at inside wiring again it's missing a...

Looking at inside wiring again it's missing a orange wire that would go to o inside and out to power reversing valve. Your best bet is to go back like it was. The blue wire you had to c will need to...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By wwb371

I've been in ac refrigeration biz for 26 yrs now....

I've been in ac refrigeration biz for 26 yrs now. I can not say enough good about good ol sears kenmore appliances. Buy a kenmore fridge you will not have to worry about parts or service but if you...
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