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Thank you. I'll try the adjustment this evening.

Thank you. I'll try the adjustment this evening.
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Posted By gscottm

Whirlpool oven thermostat 50 degrees off

Hello,

I have a Whirlpool double oven model number GBD309PV02.

When my wife bakes a cake, the cake's center is usually still raw after baking. I bought a small portable thermometer, and though...
05-04-15, 11:20 PM
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Posted By gscottm

Hello, I discovered the problem is the hi...

Hello,

I discovered the problem is the hi limit thermostat. I apologize for the delay in responding. Thank you to all for helping me.
04-28-15, 07:58 PM
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Posted By gscottm

Hello, and thanks for the responses. The...

Hello, and thanks for the responses.

The dryer is a Whirlpool model WGD9400VE1. It has a removable panel and all of the burner gear is on the lower right. When I got the ignitor, I checked it for...
04-28-15, 05:49 PM
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Posted By gscottm

Whirlpool dryer: replaced broken ignitor, still won't light

Hello,

I have a 2006 Whirlpool Duet dryer. It quit heating and found the ignitor broken. I replaced it today and the flame won't come on nor will the ignitor glow.

When I start on the dryer, I...
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Posted By gscottm

My thanks for your suggestions. I knocked off the...

My thanks for your suggestions. I knocked off the tabs, but no sucess. Appreciate it.
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Posted By gscottm

defective tubular lock on my small safe

Hello,

My small safe has a tubular lock. The outer ring has a vertical slot in it at 12 o'clock. The inner slot, when at rest, was at 12 o'clock too.

Now, the inner slot is at 11 o'clock, so I...
09-14-13, 08:00 PM
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Posted By gscottm

Furd, Thank you very much for your advice. ...

Furd,
Thank you very much for your advice.
gscottm
09-12-13, 11:50 AM
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Posted By gscottm

Thank you for your response. I'm not sure if...

Thank you for your response.

I'm not sure if there is a check valve in the filter or water softener. So, I thought for safety's sake I'd install one. Seems to be a relatively simple installation
...
09-12-13, 12:45 AM
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Posted By gscottm

questions regarding an expansion tank for my water heater

I recently hooked up 2 heat pump 50 gallon water heaters in series setup. The heaters are supplied by my well. Water pressure to the heaters varies from 40 to 60 psi after passing thru the blue well...
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Posted By gscottm

submersible pump: misbehaving pressure switch and pressure gauge

I have a submersible pump in a domestic well and use a Square-D 40-60 pressure switch.

I drained the tank and then installed a new switch and gauge but could not get the switch to cut in at 40psi...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-29-12, 10:29 AM
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Posted By gscottm

stuck galvanized nipple really stuck on water heater

I have a 2 year-old GE heat pump water heater with one dielectric and one galvanized coupling on it.

The galvanized one is corroded and leaks. I've tried a long pipe wrench and rubber mallet to...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-27-12, 12:09 PM
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Posted By gscottm

I'll bend the stop and see if I can get a higher...

I'll bend the stop and see if I can get a higher temp out of it.

Many thanks for your help.
Forum: Water Heaters
01-24-12, 05:10 PM
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Posted By gscottm

Hi Furd, I jumpered the connections and...

Hi Furd,

I jumpered the connections and after wahile, the domestic water wen fro 147 to 154 degrees.

The included photos are as good as I can make. The stamped writing on the dial is very...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-23-12, 02:41 PM
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Posted By gscottm

Hello Furd, 3/4 inch copper all the way with...

Hello Furd,

3/4 inch copper all the way with a dedicated circulator pump which runs fine. No strainers anywhere.

The system ran fine until about mid-November 2010, so the setup with the heat...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-23-12, 08:58 AM
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Posted By gscottm

Hello AllanJ, Thank you for your response. ...

Hello AllanJ,

Thank you for your response.

First, I can find no tempering valve anywhere on this system.

Here's the layout.

Domestic well water enters the heat pump heater (to the left in...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-16-12, 03:38 PM
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Posted By gscottm

Increase aquastat temp past stop point on dial?

Hello,

I have an indirect water heater, a Vaughn Boiler Mate (Top Performer Plus Series), which is hooked up to an oil boiler.

The aquastat on the Boiler Mate is a Honeywell L4080B, which is...
10-14-11, 04:12 PM
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Posted By gscottm

Any maintenance I need to do to water filter & water softener?

Hello,

I bought a used house in October 2009. The well water comes out of a blue Gould bladder tank into a Uniflex Components tank (shorter middle tank in foto) connected to a Maclean model...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-09-11, 06:17 PM
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Posted By gscottm

I will try it out and let you know how it goes. I...

I will try it out and let you know how it goes. I just happen to have a programmable thermostat in the house.
Thanks again.
Forum: Water Heaters
09-06-11, 06:51 PM
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Posted By gscottm

NJ Trooper, thank you very much for your reply. ...

NJ Trooper, thank you very much for your reply.

The reason I wanted to do this is that I read somewhere that the tank loses up to 1% of its heat/hour. I understand the principle that if left off,...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-03-11, 12:19 PM
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Posted By gscottm

change water heater thermostat wiring -- Burnham furnace / Vaughn storage tank

Hello,

I have an oil fired Burnham Hydronics V8 Series furnace in my house. The house and domestic hot water are heated with this unit. which has a safety on/off switch.

The domestic hot water...
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Posted By gscottm

Bingo, David. 4 screws removed and got the...

Bingo, David.
4 screws removed and got the panel off.
Thank you very much.

I just hope I plugged in the white-blue-black wire connector going to maybe a relay which is on the end closest to the...
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Posted By gscottm

Finding gas burner access to Whirlpool WGD9400 dryer

I just purchased a new Whirlpool WGD9400VE1 gas dryer. It shipped for use with natural gas. I need to convert the burner fittings so it can burn liquid propane.

I'm sure I can install the 8576846A...
12-06-06, 06:26 AM
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Posted By gscottm

Thank you both.

Thank you both.
12-05-06, 06:53 PM
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Posted By gscottm

What size are the screws used to install a duplex plug?

I am building out my basement. I had to put an extra sheet of sheet rock over some outlets. The screws that come with the plugs and switches are now too short.

I need them at least an inch...
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