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There is only one yellow wire so I tested that...

There is only one yellow wire so I tested that wire and grounded the other lead. I'm not sure about the after market part however it would be strange if both the old part and the after market part...
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Tractor battery won't charge

I have a Briggs 23 hp on a lawn tractor that isn't charging. I tested the battery and it was at 11.5 volts. I turned the engine on and tested it, still*11.5 volts at the battery. Next I disconnected...
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Thanks for taking the time I appreciate it. I...

Thanks for taking the time I appreciate it. I took another look at my spring but it doesn't seem to be the same set up.
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Briggs 3 hp governor spring

The spring came off my 3 hp horizontal shaft motor can anyone tell me where it hooks up? It's a model 80232 type 4035-01 type 91020403. I have searched but can't find a picture anywhere. I have...
02-04-15, 03:24 PM
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Sorry about the punctuation I'm using my phone. ...

Sorry about the punctuation I'm using my phone. Anyway I have solved the problem the wiring was screwed up but I found the problem
02-04-15, 01:02 PM
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Locating power source for 3 way switch

How do I determine where the power source is coming from that controls my ceiling light. With the switch connected I have power to the light when I disconnect the switch I don't have power at the...
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Canister vacuum rug beater not working

I have a Kenmore canister vacuum model 116. 202751470x. The vacuum part works fine but when I try to use the rug beater it only works if the handle is straight up. If I lower the handle even slightly...
09-28-14, 12:41 PM
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That is where I tried the snake directly at the...

That is where I tried the snake directly at the wall. The drain takes a 90 degree turn right inside the wall and that is why I thought possibly that the snake might be making it's way up the vent...
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Okay thanks I'll give it a try. Unfortunately I...

Okay thanks I'll give it a try. Unfortunately I won't be able to try it for a few weeks because it's in a different state. One more question if this works and the switch will control the light how...
09-28-14, 10:11 AM
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Posted By mgmine

Any suggestions on unclogging a bathroom sink drain?

I have tried plunging, running a hand operated snake and a drain bladder blaster but nothing helps. All the other drains in the bathroom work. Could it be possible that the snake might be going up...
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Yes I mean receptacle. At the switch box there...

Yes I mean receptacle. At the switch box there are a lot of wires going in but the switch itself has a red and a black wire on it going to the switched receptacle, Also the receptacle is new so it...
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Posted By mgmine

Ceiling fan and a switched outlet.

I have searched the forums but can't seem to find the same wiring situation as I have. The ceiling fan wiring used to be surface mounted and plugged into a switched outlet. I ran a 14/2 wire through...
08-09-14, 07:01 AM
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Whirlpool WHES40 code err 1

I have searched the web but cannot find any information on error code 1. My softener was discharging water into the drain (it probably had recharged over night). On the display it said Err 1. The...
05-07-14, 04:09 PM
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Posted By mgmine

Single pole switch acting as a 3 way switch?

I'm mistaken about the traveling wire what I meant was the wire coming off the single screw on one side.


I'm having a problem with my 3 way switches. Downstairs there are two 3 way switches...
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The cord pulls with the normal feeling, there...

The cord pulls with the normal feeling, there seems to be good compression. The key is not sheared and it keeps the flywheel in place but as I mentioned there is ply in the flywheel until it is...
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No it's on a dethatcher. When I got it it wasn't...

No it's on a dethatcher. When I got it it wasn't running and had been left outside for a few years. There was water in the crankcase and the choke was full of rust from the air cleaner housing...
05-02-13, 07:53 AM
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Posted By mgmine

I would try some long ratchet straps and see if...

I would try some long ratchet straps and see if pulling it together helps. Since it looks like none of the sections are touching it could be just a problem of the space between them getting...
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Posted By mgmine

Briggs won't start

I have a 3 hp Briggs that won't start. I have spark but I'm not sure if that is still not the problem. Here is what is happening. I pull the plug and lay it on the head, pull the cord and I see a...
03-02-13, 08:00 AM
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I know that a 220 won't fit but what I wanted to...

I know that a 220 won't fit but what I wanted to do was not use a 220 receptacle and go with a regular 110 one. It is a cost thing and not a safety thing. Now that I look at the situation after I cut...
03-01-13, 09:02 AM
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Posted By mgmine

new 220 plug and outlet

I am changing my bandsaw over from 110 to 220 volts. Can I simply wire a new standard 120 outlet and keep the plug that is on the saw or do I have to get a new plug and a 220 volt outlet which will...
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Posted By mgmine

rip it off

Just rip it off if it takes the paper with it so be it. Once it is off go back and put some dry wall mud on the bad spots, sand them down and then start over with the molding.
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It looks like a good installation all black iron...

It looks like a good installation all black iron pipe.I blow it down weekly because the manufacture recommend it because of the poor quality well water. But as far as skimming it, can I just put a...
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It is a new installation last year. The water is...

It is a new installation last year. The water is surging in the site glass. It is set up on the back to skim with an outlet at the water level height. I can let the water trickle out but I can't let...
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Posted By mgmine

Skimming a steam boiloer with an automatic feeder

How can I skim a steam boiler with an automatic water feeder? I can't just let the water trickle in because the feeder feeds it too fast.
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Posted By mgmine

It is a steam boiler I had to replace the old one...

It is a steam boiler I had to replace the old one and was able to skim that one because it was a manual feed.
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