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How do I remove this valve?

Can this be removed with wrenches or must it be cut?
Can you indicate on photo where to place wrenches?

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09-26-18, 01:04 PM
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range hood not really vented? now what?

doing a remodel. there is a rectangular hold behind where range hood lived. This is an exterior brick veneeri wall with insulation (black instead of pink fluff). I reached inside the hole to check...
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Replacement dusk to dawn for light under porch overhang

Seems like every few years I need to replace the photo sensor (won't turn off).

I would like to start using a dimmable LED, but the bulb flashes instead of going off during the day.

Is there...
08-15-15, 06:37 AM
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How to fish cable INSIDE an exterior wall

Exterior wall meaning one side is my room, the other side is the great outdoors. I want to bring cable and network line up from basement (unfinished area) thru the wall to a finished receptacle.
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How to clear a double sink across two rooms

Bathrooms are back to back on shared wall. They share same drain after p-traps. I boil them out frequently with baking soda and heated vinegar. I also use Bio-clean.

Lately one is slow. I used a...
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Bad switch - toggle with dimmer. More than 37...

Bad switch - toggle with dimmer. More than 37 cents, but less than a new fixture.

Thanks all!:)
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Testing a single pole switch

My bathroom light went out. No explanation. Bulbs okay. Breaker okay. There is an ALWAYS HOT plug in light fixture and that works.

Fan works fine. Separate switch wired into same box.

Once I...
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installed FINALLY

Thanks all. I wound up cutting off the copper line including the valve that needed a new seat. I used a quick connect ball valve (no sweating) and SS braided hose with 90 connect.

No leaks....
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I am not a plumber...no tools or exp sweating pipes

What's can I do today to get this installed?
No instructions with delivery so I am downloading from mfgr and printing what I need.

Good grief I don't remember it being this difficult 13 years...
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Considering this... How to Replace a Dishwasher...

Considering this...
How to Replace a Dishwasher - Part 4 (http://www.handymanhowto.com/how-to-replace-a-dishwasher-part-4/)

I hear/read that copper lasts forever, but what if it fails?
Yes, I...
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Dishwasher: keep or replace rigid copper supply line?

I am having the same issue as DIY in this old thread.

My new dishwasher is being delivered TODAY. I installed the last one 13 years ago and plan to install this one too. The store asked if I...
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I checked that first. It was leaking from the...

I checked that first. It was leaking from the pump seal. I checked the seal, removed the marble and it seems to be operating fine now. Still watching for a few cycles with kick plate removed.
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removed the marble - make-shift ball check. found...

removed the marble - make-shift ball check. found another site that said some models - depending on age - do not have either size. Things better know YESTERDAY!
Reassembled again and testing with...
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Exclamation Uh oh! Leaking during drain cycle. Tearing down...

Uh oh! Leaking during drain cycle. Tearing down again.:(
Suggestions welcome. :help:
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I think I fixed it! :) THANK YOU! The...

I think I fixed it! :) THANK YOU!


The float was gummy so I took it off and gave it a good scrubbing with degreaser.
The filter was one again FILTHY! Cleaned that during the tear down of pump...
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Thanks! I'll give that a try and cross my...

Thanks! I'll give that a try and cross my fingers. :)
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2001 Maytag MDB7100AWW EQPlus not cleaning well

What I have tried so far:

cleaned the spray arms
cleaned the filter
wet vacuumed bottom of wash pan
ran cycle with Borax - hard water softener to remove scale buildup
ran cycle with Grease...
10-16-12, 09:33 PM
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installing a utility sink - water from hose bibs, drain to laundry discharge

I purchased a used free standing utility sink - no faucet or drain. I want to install in next to my washer.

My laundry room has a double set of hose bibs. One set is used for the washer hookup....
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got it all reassembled and ran a few loads....

got it all reassembled and ran a few loads. sounded like hell and smelled bad. eventually it tripped the breaker and smoke alarm and melted the plug. looks like I'm going shopping. there goes 2 days...
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found something about a wig-wag solenoid. Could...

found something about a wig-wag solenoid. Could this be the problem? any info/videos on how to find/test/replace this?
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cannot get the clips back on motor housing....

cannot get the clips back on motor housing. UUUUUUUGH!:wall:
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taking apart AGAIN. Pulled off motor and pump....

taking apart AGAIN. Pulled off motor and pump. Dusty. Wiped down and sprayed with compressed air. Coupling looks okay and pump moves freely. I'm not yet convinced I need to replace either. Hmmmm...
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got to rinse cycle again and now it is humming,...

got to rinse cycle again and now it is humming, but doing nothing. I suspect coupling or motor. going to investigate coupling and possibly replace (less expensive first step). watching for replies...
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tested again this morning - still filled with...

tested again this morning - still filled with water. the cotton cycle did spin and drain. halfway thru I moved to other cycles - their spin and drain - and it DID function, but made noise. I am...
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