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Thanks for your input guys, I will do exactly...

Thanks for your input guys, I will do exactly that.
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Posted By Gordy77

Abnormal boiler fireup

I have a Super Hot boiler for home baseboard heating system with 4 zones. I noticed that one of the zones in the basement was not heating up to the set temperature. So then I turned one of the other...
02-22-14, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Gordy77

Problem Solved, Thank you so much!! So even...

Problem Solved, Thank you so much!!
So even though I had cycled all the breakers off and on the other day, I started to measure the output of every breaker, and came across one that had red and...
02-21-14, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Gordy77

Thanks for your input guys, I can confirm that...

Thanks for your input guys, I can confirm that these outlets are not switched.
Good to know that it cannot be the GFCI as I can confirm that the black wire is dead and the red wire is alive. As...
02-21-14, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Gordy77

Two outlets not working

Two outlets in the basement suite's kitchen do not work, all others are fine.
I have a 14 yr old house and never had any issues with these outlets before.
No breakers were tripped, I cycled every...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-05-13, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Gordy77

Hmmm, good input. I will explore the idea of...

Hmmm, good input. I will explore the idea of replacing the tank than as you guys have mentioned that I have already reached the life expectancy of these tanks.
Thanks all.
Forum: Water Heaters
12-05-13, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Gordy77

I was leaning towards that option as well, thanks...

I was leaning towards that option as well, thanks for your input.
Forum: Water Heaters
12-05-13, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Gordy77

Hot water tank drain valve help

I have a 13 yr old Rheem RR50-45M gas hot water tank.
The plastic drain valve is leaking, I even put a stopper on it and still keeps leaking almost a steady stream, so it is fair amount of wastage....
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Posted By Gordy77

Finally got the expansion tank replaced, great...

Finally got the expansion tank replaced, great instruction guys.
Thanks for everyone's input, much appreciated.
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Posted By Gordy77

thanks Lawrosa, i will pay attention to that.

thanks Lawrosa, i will pay attention to that.
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Posted By Gordy77

Yes, water is coming out of the schrader valve....

Yes, water is coming out of the schrader valve. Also, Mr Rooter service man replaced one next door and I had him check mine and he said it needs to be replaced.
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Posted By Gordy77

Thank you for the detailed steps Spott, very...

Thank you for the detailed steps Spott, very helpful information. Now I can proceed without any hesitation. Cheers
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Posted By Gordy77

Expansion tank help needed

I need to replace the expansion tank on my heating system and would like to confirm few steps. I have read some basic steps on this website but I would like to verify couple things pertaining to my...
04-02-13, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Gordy77

I guess I better check with the permitting or...

I guess I better check with the permitting or have a professional come onsite.
Thanks for your input, much appreciated.
04-02-13, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Gordy77

Ok so that is clear, siding has to be removed. ...

Ok so that is clear, siding has to be removed.

Chandler: Access to dryer is no problem, I have measured everything out, right now I have standalone washer dryer set, so it will be placed as shown...
04-01-13, 11:38 PM
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Posted By Gordy77

Need help - exterior framing for laundry room

I am planning to build a small addition to the back of the house under the deck stairs for use as a laundry room for my tenant. I stairs are all rotten and need to be replaced so while I am at it I...
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Posted By Gordy77

Thanks to your help, I have managed to remove the...

Thanks to your help, I have managed to remove the cartridge.
The small brass escutcheon is what I had to unscrew with great difficulty cuz it was almost siezed and I didnt want to scratch it with...
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Posted By Gordy77

Ok, I will try that and let you know, Thanks

Ok, I will try that and let you know, Thanks
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Posted By Gordy77

So I tried this method, I turned the handle all...

So I tried this method, I turned the handle all the way open to its stop then applied extra force to unthread it, it came loose so I continued to turn it but it does not come off, it feels like...
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Posted By Gordy77

Oh I see, thats gotta be it, this is at my dad's...

Oh I see, thats gotta be it, this is at my dad's place so I will give it a try tomorrow and provide feedback. Thanks guys!!
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Posted By Gordy77

Need help removing faucet handle

Please see photos below, I cannot figure out how to remove the handle so that I can replace the leaking cartridge? There is definitely no screw anywhere on the handle. No cap or anything that can be...
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Posted By Gordy77

Trooper, I didn't notice that smell at all. But...

Trooper, I didn't notice that smell at all. But as shown on the image of the first post, there is that apoxy type of material on the windings, not sure if that is normal or caused by overheating.
I...
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Posted By Gordy77

Thanks for the explanation, and Yes, you are...

Thanks for the explanation, and Yes, you are correct, over the past week or so while I have been trying to find the problem I have noticed the transformer was running quite hot, I thought that was...
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Posted By Gordy77

To update: I have found the culprit, it is the...

To update: I have found the culprit, it is the zone valve motor for one of the zones.
The noise was back and so having a better understanding of the wiring (thanks to Trooper) I disconnected each...
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Posted By Gordy77

I have checked the board for cold or bad solder...

I have checked the board for cold or bad solder joints, seem to be ok.
I have actually resoldered the connector where the AC input and output to the pump is as well as the zone 4 connector which is...
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