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I have added Sea-foam on 2 seperate occasions....

I have added Sea-foam on 2 seperate occasions. What do you recommend for the next step?
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99 Malibu

I have a 99 Malibu that lost oil pressure. The oil level was low afterward. I added oil, the light went off but the tapping noise remained. I had an intermittent low coolant level light a day before....
03-21-10, 11:27 AM
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Is it possible that I have foil backed sheet rock...

Is it possible that I have foil backed sheet rock between the attic and the top floor and another layer of green sheet rock in the bathroom? The house is about 20 years old.
03-20-10, 04:37 PM
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Bathroom ceiling stain/mold

On the ceiling in the bathtub, opposite from the shower head is a stain/mold. Above the bathroom is the attic. I went into the attic and didn't find any evidence of a water leak. The area above the...
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asphalt driveway

I just bought a house and the asphalt driveway is very rough. What is the best way to get it smooth again? Thanks
02-24-08, 05:32 PM
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I posted before from work and gave the wrong...

I posted before from work and gave the wrong measurements. The correct measurement is a 1x6 and a 1x3. Would two 1x3 pieces work?
02-24-08, 11:26 AM
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covering frost board

I have a house that is about 20 years old. It has rough sawn cedar trim. I just had a roof installed and I had the contractor install drip edge because we had what he called frost board instead. I...
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99 Malibu

I have 99 Malibu with about 90,000 miles. I donít know if I have a transmission, fuel or spark problem. The car runs pretty good except when at highway speed. While maintaining speed it is fine, but...
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A small shop may not be able to find the problem...

A small shop may not be able to find the problem but the dealer should not tell someone they don't know what the problem is. The light is on for a reason and they need to find out why. It could be a...
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Wheel bearing it is. I had THE guy troubleshoot...

Wheel bearing it is. I had THE guy troubleshoot the problem. I returned the next day for the driver side wheel bearing. After 4 hours and $500 later, I was told it is now sounding better. Then they...
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Ford Winstar ABS Light

My impression of ABS systems it that if the light on the dash is on you do not have abs braking. My Mom has the abs light on her dash. She took it to the dealer and they say they don't know what the...
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Car went to shop. They ruled out cv joints, said...

Car went to shop. They ruled out cv joints, said maybe a bearing, tranny problem. I will have to bring it back when their best troubleshooter will be there as they are not positive what it is. Any...
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99 Malibu CV joints

I have a 99 Malibu with 78000 miles. When turning the wheel any amount to the right, I hear a noise from the left front wheel. I think it may be a CV joint and I wanted to know if it is ok to replace...
08-19-06, 05:18 PM
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Thanks for the info. The one mistake I made was...

Thanks for the info. The one mistake I made was posting here to make sure I was doing it right. Remember that I asked if what I thought the way to do it was right? I had the right answer but wanted...
08-19-06, 02:50 PM
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I am doing a project at work. This unit powers a...

I am doing a project at work. This unit powers a 104 watt ring heater. My boss doesn't like plastic boxes and wants it in a metal box. It also has a very old AC plug with no ground on it.So he wants...
08-19-06, 01:09 PM
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add inline fuse in ac power cord

I need to add an inline fuse to an AC power cord. The unit does not have a 3 wire cord either. I am adding a cord with a ground and transferring from a plastic case to metal. I will ground the case...
10-17-05, 01:23 AM
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Kenmore dryer moisture sensor

I have a kenmore gas dryer # 110.87467810.In the auto dry mode, it does not get the clothes dry. I checked the vent, it is clear. I think it is the moisture sensor. The sears parts website has a...
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Toro CCR2000

I have Toro CCR2000 that wont start. It has not run real well the past few winters, but not so bad for a 15 year old machine. I once took it into a local shop for repairs and it has just run so-so...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-04-04, 09:18 AM
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Posted By ghamilton

I have linked a photo of what I now have for...

I have linked a photo of what I now have for venting. I don't think changing the plumbing will be any problem. Going by the photo, I have 13 inches of room to deal with. How much higher can I go...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-02-04, 09:27 PM
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I looked around for a WH that is the same height...

I looked around for a WH that is the same height as the one I have. I found a few, but they were 40 gal. I contacted AO Smith and they told me I need a 75 gal because of the garden tub I just...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-24-04, 11:45 PM
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Water heater height

I have a 40 gal gas WH that is about 16 yrs old. I had a leak from another source in the utility room that caused me to check out the WH. I see alot of rust at the bottom edge of the tank. I want to...
11-22-04, 10:29 PM
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It's sounds like a low level roar, like you can...

It's sounds like a low level roar, like you can hear the water rushing thru the pipes. It happens loudest when the tub is filling or the water softener is recycling. The water softener has 3/4 pipe...
11-22-04, 08:58 PM
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Posted By ghamilton

noise from water pipes

When the water is running anywhere in the house, you can hear it all thru the house. I can get to some of the pipes from the basement, but not where they go up into the walls. Any help?
11-22-04, 05:08 PM
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Well, I got the cartridge out. I didn't see any...

Well, I got the cartridge out. I didn't see any screen or any debris clogging the valve. I then pulled the cold cartridge to compare them. Both looked the same. When I pulled the hot valve, Some...
11-20-04, 03:46 PM
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Posted By ghamilton

Its a Cadet 3985 purchased at Home Depot. (still...

Its a Cadet 3985 purchased at Home Depot. (still on sale there) I didn't find it on the American Standard site either. I looked at the directions for another model of tub filler from A/S and it...
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