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Does not appear is due to restriction to fuel...

Does not appear is due to restriction to fuel pump diaghragm since path is all contained within carb. Three different carbs tried with no change. I thought source of pulses may have come through...
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Yes. 3 new refuel kits (has the fuel lines and...

Yes. 3 new refuel kits (has the fuel lines and rubber grommet for tank.
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Good news and bad news. First the good. I am...

Good news and bad news.

First the good. I am definitely not losing my mind/memory. There is no way I had previously removed the intake insulator and flipped. The gasket against the engine is stuck...
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I assume the pulses from the engine to operate...

I assume the pulses from the engine to operate the fuel pump diaphragm are are coming through the intake insulator. This has one small hole and is not symmetric to the rest of the insulator. I...
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Hi Cheese. I was thinking along those lines...

Hi Cheese. I was thinking along those lines (obstruction to proper operation of fuel pump diaphragm). This may also explain why when I rotate the trimmer essentially getting fuel tank above the...
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Posted By cgar

Yes verified on the last one before installed...

Yes verified on the last one before installed that I can suck air through to let air in. This last one is the 4th brand new one as well.
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Thanks. It isn't cap related. Venting is not done...

Thanks. It isn't cap related. Venting is not done through cap on these. There is the vent filter.
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Brand new card - OEM (ie Zama) as well as a cheap...

Brand new card - OEM (ie Zama) as well as a cheap knockoff from Amazon (Hipa). Same results. The fuel filter was replaced many times with the change of the fuel lines/ grommet.

Does not seem carb...
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Echo SRM-225 fuel tank does not vent even after replacing vent filter 3X

I am stumped. I have an Echo SRM-225 string trimmer. Issue is that under full throttle, the engine would start to get bogged down and ultimately quit. This only happens if trimmer is held as if...
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Are you sure you need an end cap on the ridge...

Are you sure you need an end cap on the ridge vent. Typically, the ends of the ridge vent have shingles (~ 1 foot) under the ridge vent. Any water that might enter through the end of the vent, would...
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Its a personal pref on choice. As far as the...

Its a personal pref on choice.

As far as the electric dry using power when not in use, that would be very strange if it was true. The reason electronics consume power when off is typically because...
07-09-10, 04:37 AM
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Posted By cgar

I would use the "Cement" board. The Hardibacker...

I would use the "Cement" board. The Hardibacker is basically paper compressed together. If water gets back there, it won't be long before it starts to fall apart. The cement board will last much...
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I would first try to reactivate the existing...

I would first try to reactivate the existing contact cement. That might just get it to reattach. To reactivate, you can use a hair dryer or an iron. Basically you want to heat the contact cement and...
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The chances of attaching a new wire to the end of...

The chances of attaching a new wire to the end of an exiting wire and pulling it all through is 0%. The wires within the wall are probably secured to studding (you will never get past the...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-14-10, 07:28 AM
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Posted By cgar

The water in the expansion tank will initially be...

The water in the expansion tank will initially be hot, but will cool. Probably take longer to get hot water out faucet. You are also wasting energy heating water that will just cool in the expansion...
02-06-10, 02:00 PM
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If you want to try and fix it, you could always...

If you want to try and fix it, you could always screw and glue in a piece of wood next to the broken piece (ie sister the broken piece). Easiest is probably a length of 1x2 oak or maple (hardwood)....
01-24-10, 08:23 AM
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Posted By cgar

I believe you mentioned that you were replacing...

I believe you mentioned that you were replacing the thermostat. Always go back and ask "what's changed?". It is possible that the two are shorted together somewhere. (Just an FYIshorted low voltage...
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Posted By cgar

If the gun is stored with the spring loaded...

If the gun is stored with the spring loaded plunger pushing the grease, it is possible that the grease squeezed out and behind the plunger. The plunger then moves forward. This keeps repeating until...
01-05-10, 05:52 PM
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Posted By cgar

What was the original failure? Motor or cracked...

What was the original failure? Motor or cracked wet end.

If the motor was what failed and the original wet end is still usable (or at least good enough to experiment with), I would put the new...
12-29-09, 07:26 PM
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Posted By cgar

I can not speak for all igniters, but the ones I...

I can not speak for all igniters, but the ones I have seen, all stay on. I believe the main reason is that the igniter is providing the power to open the gas valve. I am pretty sure that I read...
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You have a reverse draft. The chimney is cold and...

You have a reverse draft. The chimney is cold and the cold outside air is basically falling down your chimney. The warmer are in your house is lifting up, which allows the cold air to rush down your...
11-03-09, 04:45 PM
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Posted By cgar

Are you sure the conduit is for your neighbors....

Are you sure the conduit is for your neighbors. At the bottom of the conduit I see a 4" J box and a mudring which is open to the room next to your kitchen (same room you took the picture from.) Are...
11-01-09, 05:12 AM
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Posted By cgar

I believe the irrigation controller has a set of...

I believe the irrigation controller has a set of contacts for a rain sensor. You can connect the float switch to the rain sensor (do not power up the float switch). All the rain sensor looks for is...
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Posted By cgar

Thanks NJ Trooper. You are correct in that...

Thanks NJ Trooper.

You are correct in that there might be many "issues". You are probably correct that it is a triple aquastat. It is an older (~30 yr) boiler so could be many things.

You...
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Posted By cgar

boiler operation high setting - how suppose to operate?

I've started troubleshooting a boiler which is periodically tripping out and noticed something odd regarding when it fires (particularly high end), circulator operation and water temp in boiler. I've...
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