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I thought that may be the case as well, but when...

I thought that may be the case as well, but when I try to remove with pliers it doesn't budge and is just stripping the knurling. It looks welded/attached to the knob.
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How to remove shower temp knobs without caps?

Good Morning All,

My shower setup has 2 knobs (cold and hot) and the head. I have no idea what brand these knobs are; the house was built in the 40's and God knows how old they are. The rest of...
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Dishwasher Power Goes On and Off

Model: Frigidaire Dishwasher FFBD2406NW0A (https://www.frigidaire.com/Owner-Center/Product-Support--Manuals/?productCode=FFBD2406NW)

I've been having an issue with this dishwasher getting power....
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There's almost 150,000 miles on the car so it's...

There's almost 150,000 miles on the car so it's definitely possible some of the parts have reached their limit. I've got the new O2 sensor ordered and will install if necessary. I'll try...
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I used carb cleaner (safe for O2 sensors). I know...

I used carb cleaner (safe for O2 sensors). I know it isn't usually recommended to do that, but I ordered a new one already so it was worth a shot and it seemingly worked for now at least.
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I found and ordered the part for about $30....

I found and ordered the part for about $30. However, I have new codes coming up on my check engine light. :(

Now, the original O2 sensor code P0134 is not even coming up - all I did was remove it...
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Replacing O2 Sensor on 2004 Suzuki Forenza

Good Morning!

2004 Suzuki Forenza
Error Code: P0134

My check engine light is on with this code which is for the upstream O2 sensor. I am not a mechanic by any means, but would like to replace...
11-28-17, 08:28 AM
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Posted By TJRussell24

I don't think I have a discontinued breaker and I...

I don't think I have a discontinued breaker and I definitely don't have fuses. I have a Siemens panel and I was able to find some GFCI breakers that are compatible online.
11-27-17, 12:40 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Casualjoe: Wouldn't I still need to find which is...

Casualjoe: Wouldn't I still need to find which is first in the circuit if I went with the dead front GFCI? Where would I install it?

I'm starting to lean more towards installing the GFCI breaker....
11-27-17, 11:29 AM
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Posted By TJRussell24

I might be missing something - I can't figure it...

I might be missing something - I can't figure it out. Either way, I decided to put the old receptacle back in as everything seemed so fragile and I did not want to get into a mess. Hopefully the...
11-25-17, 03:39 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

PJmax: I identified everything that was off from...

PJmax: I identified everything that was off from that particular circuit breaker, but when I disconnect the wires from what I believe to be the first in the circuit, the other receptacles still work....
11-25-17, 12:58 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Upon further inspection, I did have one GFCI...

Upon further inspection, I did have one GFCI receptacle connected in the master bedroom, however this is not the first in the circuit. I went to the 2 prong receptacle on the other end of the room...
11-24-17, 01:33 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Thanks, Casualjoe. I should be good to move...

Thanks, Casualjoe. I should be good to move forward with this project now, but I'll post if I have any further issues.
11-24-17, 06:38 AM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Thanks for the responses. stickshift: My...

Thanks for the responses.

stickshift: My breaker is only 100 amps max and I have old cloth wiring. All of my receptacles are 2 prong except the GFCI receptacles in the kitchen and bathroom.
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11-22-17, 11:51 AM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Upgrading 2 Prong Receptacles

Good Afternoon! My home was built in the 1940's - I have no ground wire throughout the house and most of my receptacles are 2 prong. I am looking to safely upgrade majority of my 2 prong receptacles...
11-20-17, 12:43 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Okay great - thanks for the help everyone!

Okay great - thanks for the help everyone!
11-20-17, 10:53 AM
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Posted By TJRussell24

I got all of the frayed cloth wire cleaned up...

I got all of the frayed cloth wire cleaned up with the heat shrinking tube and reconnected the single pole switch. Everything works as it should now except the fan makes a little bit of noise when on...
11-18-17, 10:09 AM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Thanks pcboss. Should I put any electrical tape...

Thanks pcboss. Should I put any electrical tape to keep the cloth in place and from further deteriorating or just the heat shrink tubing?
11-18-17, 09:47 AM
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Posted By TJRussell24

I am going to try the single pole switch again...

I am going to try the single pole switch again now and let you know how it goes.

Another question: Should I trim the excess cloth here? I read somewhere that you should just push it back, but it...
11-17-17, 04:29 PM
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Hmm, I may have misspoke, but I'll have to...

Hmm, I may have misspoke, but I'll have to disassemble the fan again to confirm. I believe there is one neutral and one hot in the ceiling and I had the white connected to the neutral and the black...
11-17-17, 02:08 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Donato - Yes, there is a light fixture and there...

Donato - Yes, there is a light fixture and there are blue, black (light and motor) and white (neutral) wires on top of the fixture. I have two hot leads in the ceiling. Currently I have the light and...
11-15-17, 02:51 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Wiring Ceiling Fan

I recently installed a ceiling fan in place of a light fixture which was connected to a dimmer switch. I know that it is unsafe to have a motorized appliance connected to a dimmer switch so I'm...
05-08-17, 05:32 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Chandler - I'm not sure what that is. I was...

Chandler - I'm not sure what that is. I was thinking that may have been a ground wire as it's just sticking out there, but it is covered in what seems to be electrical tape.
05-08-17, 05:29 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

Okay will do. I figured it was pretty...

Okay will do. I figured it was pretty straightforward, however that green wire just hanging there didn't make sense to me. Thanks!
05-08-17, 05:17 PM
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Posted By TJRussell24

My apologies - I did not mean single pole switch,...

My apologies - I did not mean single pole switch, I meant to say single pole dimmer. I edited this in my original post as well as added pictures of the currently attached dimmer as well as a picture...
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