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Craftsman 28": snow thrower, B&S 150000 Snow Series engine cut out

Heaviest snow storm of the season, after 10% of driveway, it cut out. Could not get it to restart by pulling. Using electric start, it would sputter for 10-20 seconds then die.

Brought it...
12-22-16, 10:07 PM
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Kenmore gas BBQ getting too hot

Model 146.23679310. Roughly 1.5 years old. Judging by the built-in dial thermometer on the hood (which I doubt it terribly accurate.)

Used to be that with 3 burners set to high, it would peak...
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Thanks Bullseye. Yes, I bought a new wheel/gear...

Thanks Bullseye. Yes, I bought a new wheel/gear assembly.

The new transmission looks to be about $65, and a lot of my time, so I am considering replacing the mower altogether.
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Toro walk-behind lawnmower one drive wheel not working

Toro model 20066. Found left wheel cover broken, a lot of grass and dirt had accumulated inside the wheel/gear assembly. Replaced cover and wheel.

Real wheels lifted off ground, left wheel...
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Thanks guys. The part on Repair Clinic does not...

Thanks guys. The part on Repair Clinic does not look right. It appears to be fairly square, while mine is more rectangular. It also should have 2 small holes for the handle, and 1 for an LED. ...
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Remove front panel GE Dishwasher PDWT500V00WW

I have a white dishwasher that I want to be stainless colored. I have heard that OEMs charge an obscene amount for replacement panels, so I am considering finding a local metal fabricator to make...
07-19-15, 08:34 PM
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Stellar information, thanks.

Stellar information, thanks.
07-19-15, 06:16 PM
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Ok, I think that tells me where I have to connect...

Ok, I think that tells me where I have to connect to, but what I need to know right now is where should I look for the cable that originates at the thermostat? In the boiler room, or in the attic?
07-19-15, 12:47 PM
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Where does the thermostat wire go?

I want to install a Honeywell wireless thermostat, but my current stat does not have a C wire. Elsewhere I saw that I can swap the G wire for the C wire, if I am willing to sacrifice the use of the...
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Thanks PJmax I wrote to Waring online, and...

Thanks PJmax

I wrote to Waring online, and they told me the unit has a 1-year warranty. My wife dug through her old online receipts and found we bought it just under 1 year ago. We are in the...
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Waring WT0150 Toaster Oven: Toast side stopped working

Title says most of it. About 1 year old, light use. The oven side works fine, so there is obviously power to the unit. When I push down on the toast lever, it will not stay down, and not turn on...
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Shutoff valve to toilet won't

I want to rebuild my toilet, but when I went to shut off the supply, it still runs at a slow trickle. I think the valve is very old. I can't seem to upload a picture here, but this is an external...
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Help to identify model of Gerber USA toilet

Gerber USA toilet developed a leak which seems to be between the tank and bowl. I think I can repair it if I can find the right gasket and bolt kit. (While I am at it, I might replace the flush...
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Thanks for pulling that back, NJT. I should have...

Thanks for pulling that back, NJT. I should have kept a note from last time. I did get it working correctly then, by lowering the aquastat to 155 at that time. All was good for a couple of years. ...
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Air handler cycles on and off too quickly

Hydronic system running a First Co. 24MBXR-3HW air handler in the attic, with a Honeywell L6006C-1018 aquastat attached. (I think that might be a commercial unit, but it is installed in my home).
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Question GE dryer takes longer, some clothes damp DPSE810EG5WT

Two year-old GE DPSE810EG5WT dryer, light home use. When I first got it, it would register near 30 minutes on startup. Now it consistently says 46 minutes. This is consistent, regardless of the...
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What mortar to repair a stone wall?

:wall: One of the stones fell out of my decorative stone retaining wall. Should I use quickcrete to stick it back into place?

Here's a picture - you can see that there was some sort of mortar in...
07-16-09, 03:18 PM
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Question Attic fan OK with Central Air?

When a heating tech was here several weeks back, he made a comment in reference to efficiency of a power-chimney on the oil furnace being "... like having central air conditioning with an attic fan,...
01-28-09, 09:15 PM
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Question Filters and scale

I bought a house 6 months ago. Under the kitchen sink, there is a CUNO FM-1500DWS CTO/Cyst/Lead filter installed, which feeds the drinking water faucet as well as the icemaker.

My regular water...
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Question Frost King tubular foam insulation on heat pipes?

Thanks for your reply, sminker. I also took your advice to insulate the exposed pipes. I got some Frost King foam pipe insulation at Lowes, and covered all of the exposed pipes. (I also did it...
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Question Setting for fan coil unit

Hi folks

I recently got a house with an oil-fired boiler which feeds a FirstCo 24MBXR-3HH Fan Coil. It is in the attic (unheated) where it feeds the air ducts with heat and air conditioning.

I...
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Dhw

Comes from a coil inside the boiler.
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Can I set back the domestic hot water?

Hi, all, I am a newbie on DIY and a new homeowner. My question is there any way to disable the heating of the domestic hot water at times of the day when there is nobody home to use it? Or...
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