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04-28-13, 08:58 PM
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Posted By hhsieh

hvactechfw, Thank you very much for the...

hvactechfw,

Thank you very much for the information -- exactly what I was looking for.

PJmax,

Thanks for your many tips and help too. I believe you are suggesting that I check the 24 VAC...
04-25-13, 11:45 AM
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Views: 27,548
Posted By hhsieh

The furnace does not come on. As mentioned...

The furnace does not come on. As mentioned earlier, the furnace only ticked when heat was called, but not HSI activity and not flames nor gas flow.

The ignitor is rather small; the glowing body...
04-25-13, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 27,548
Posted By hhsieh

HSI resistance very low -- bad?

Hello Muggle,

I appreciate you wattage calculation. But one thing I can assure you is that there were no breaker tripping or stuffs like that. When the ignitor is in the furnace, the...
04-24-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 27,548
Posted By hhsieh

Typical resistance of Ignitors (igniter, HSI)

Hello. I have a composite question for the furnace experts about the typical resistance of a furnace's ignitor (HSI).

One part is about what the typical resistance range (for a good HSI) is. ...
11-22-11, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,853
Posted By hhsieh

Hello SeattlePioneer, Don't know if part of my...

Hello SeattlePioneer,
Don't know if part of my background info answered one of your questions: The fan did turn on when I switched the thermostat to "Fan ON" (from "Fan AUTO").

During the heating...
11-21-11, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,853
Posted By hhsieh

Older Gas Furnace Fan won't come on

Hello,

I recently bought a home that has a 30 years old furnace (my estimate). The thermostat got new batteries. My pilot light was very good (indicating gas supply is on). The blower worked...
12-29-10, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,749
Posted By hhsieh

XL90 Inducer Fan Leak?

Hi, here is another piece of information:

Please refer to the picture below:

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y268/jubjubthehubhub/Inducerfanleak.jpg

I found when the heater was running,...
12-29-10, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,749
Posted By hhsieh

Hello SeattlePioneer, Thanks for your input,...

Hello SeattlePioneer,

Thanks for your input, but I have already removed all the tubings (smaller and larger), cleaned out everyone of them, and made sure they were not in anyway plugged. The...
12-28-10, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,749
Posted By hhsieh

Trane XL90 Water Leaking Issue (Heating Mode)

Hello there,

My XL90 is producing water and leaking out from the left front of the unit (see pic A)
Pic A: http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y268/jubjubthehubhub/xl90waterleakview2-1.jpg

When...
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Views: 5,652
Posted By hhsieh

Hi Pulpo, You said "removing the flange" is...

Hi Pulpo,

You said "removing the flange" is easy. But that is exactly what I was trying to do. Please explain how to do it. Can I just un-screw it from the iron pipe (lead bend?) below? What...
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Views: 5,652
Posted By hhsieh

How to remove cast iron flange

Hello. I have a "flange too high" situation, created by inserting a $25 home depot's super-ring/flange insert into an existing cast iron flange/toilet drain.

I have an 60 old rusted out cast-iron...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By hhsieh

What type of internal saw are you referring to? ...

What type of internal saw are you referring to? Can you show a link or a picture of it? Thanks.

Shay
10-04-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,098
Posted By hhsieh

Another Flange Too High situtation

Hello. I have a similar situation -- flange too high -- after I apply the home depot's $16 gadget.

I have an 60 old rusted out cast-iron flange (so flaked that even thick wax ring won't seal...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,347
Posted By hhsieh

dressing a diamond cutter

So, I've heard using diamond dresser to dress stone wheels. But not too much about using a stone to dress a diamond blade. The eHow instruction bascially ask me to take a diamond cutter and make it...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,347
Posted By hhsieh

Is there any blade left to be dressed?

Thanks for you inputs. It is encouraging to hear that you have good experience after switching blade.

Since the blade is not exactly cheap, I'd really like to know if experts out here has any...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,347
Posted By hhsieh

Diamond wet saw (tile cutter)

Hello,

I would like to know how to tell if my diamond blade on my wet saw is due for replacement.

Recently it has occurred to me (not 100% sure though) that the cutting action of my $88 tile...
12-29-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By hhsieh

Thanks for the inputs so far. Before I try...

Thanks for the inputs so far. Before I try anything, is there anything I should be aware about the capacitor? Can I get zapped if I'm not careful?
12-27-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By hhsieh

How to power up My electric motor

Hello,

I took apart a garage opener and obtained a driving motor

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y268/jubjubthehubhub/IMG_1894.jpg
...
Replies: 7
Views: 10,660
Posted By hhsieh

trimmer vibration subdued

Hello, just want to let you know: after posting the last note, I went out to put some new strings onto the trimmer. And the vibration level was subdued by a large amount. I cannot see adding the...
Replies: 7
Views: 10,660
Posted By hhsieh

My gas string trimmer vibrates too (excessive vibration)

What a coincidence: I just finished "repairing" my craftsman string trimmer and upon starting found the engine end of the timmer shaked like crazy, both under idle and wide-open throttle.

The...
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By hhsieh

Pugsl, thanks for the pointer! I ended up...

Pugsl, thanks for the pointer!

I ended up going back to take the rotor off once again. I found scratch mark on the backing plate. So I bent the plate back a little further and that solved the...
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By hhsieh

Definitely a candidate for...

Definitely a candidate for "cash-for-clunker"...
06-29-09, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By hhsieh

Mr the_tow_guy, Your imagination and...

Mr the_tow_guy,

Your imagination and creativity fascinate me! It shows how
much people are expecting from the experts in the DIY forums -- not only to provide answers to questions, but also to...
06-28-09, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,159
Posted By hhsieh

Are you planning to tile afterwards? Why not tile...

Are you planning to tile afterwards? Why not tile to the concrete wall directly? (What type of house is this?)

Gluing does not sound like a good choice.

If the concrete surface is not...
06-28-09, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 33,345
Posted By hhsieh

Flow reversed not likely

My guess is that it is unlikely the motor would switch direction unless you or someone else have done something to the circuit lately.

The filter side is the inlet (intake) to the blower, correct?...
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