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GE Dishwasher, Cannot press start

Out of the blue I cannot press start on my dishwasher. I attached a picture of the control panel. I can turn off added heat, steam dry. I can switch to light load, but cannot change it back to...
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Yes same link, no luck. Even tried Firefox and IE

Yes same link, no luck. Even tried Firefox and IE
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Belkin Wireless Range Extender Model F9K1106v1

Hello all,

I am trying to set up my wireless range extender (model F9K1106v1). The directions make it sound too easy.

It states to take my ethernet cable and plug into my laptop (running...
03-15-14, 06:57 AM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

I haven't looked yet but if it has metal soring...

I haven't looked yet but if it has metal soring just use a cap that is all plastic on the inside?

thank you for the response.
03-14-14, 08:38 PM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Replacing regular Light Switch with Timer

I bought this timer (see picture, sorry it is somewhat blurry) to replace a light switch to control a porch light.

It seems fairly simple to install. It has two black wires, the directions say...
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Posted By brewcrewfan

I haven't read all of the replies, but to your...

I haven't read all of the replies, but to your original post, TiVo DVR works with Antenna and Digital cable.

I'm not going to lie, up front TiVo can be expense up front. I bought a Series 3 HD...
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Posted By brewcrewfan

TV plugged into UPS

I cannot remember the brand of my Uninterrupted Power Source, not APC, but very similar, has 8 outlets, 4 to the battery backup the other 4 just surge protection.

Can I plug a TV (37 inch LCD...
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Are you talking about concealing the wires to...

Are you talking about concealing the wires to your two rear speakers, or is it more complicated that would involve your left, center, and right speakers as well?

If your only talking about the...
01-22-14, 10:58 AM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Just an update and thanks again. I had a friend...

Just an update and thanks again. I had a friend who's an electrician look at this. He replaced the two light switches that controlled my outlets, then replaced all of the outlets. I had flip...
12-15-13, 05:21 PM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

"Are you sure your not mechanically grounded thru...

"Are you sure your not mechanically grounded thru your metal box and conduit if that is what you have?

Do you have appliances that are requiring a 20A outlet?"

I do not believe I have any...
12-14-13, 05:54 PM
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Views: 3,750
Posted By brewcrewfan

Thank you for the fast response. ...

Thank you for the fast response.



"As long as there is more than one place to plug into on the 20 amp circuit you can use the 15 amp slot receptacles."

I am not sure I understand this...
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Anyone have Ooma?

Ooma sounds like a great deal to have a cheap landline. It also seems easy to set up and use where it's plugged in, then an ethernet cable connects to the ooma box and a phone cord from Ooma to a...
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Posted By brewcrewfan

LED lights and wattage

I have replaced two lightbulbs with LEDs and love them. So far I replaced a 40 and 60 watt bulb and have bought what is advertised as the equivalent to those wattages. One question is do they sell...
12-14-13, 05:30 PM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

15amp VS 20amp outlets and GFCI

Couple questions here:

As I continue to change outlets out in my house, I'm taking inventory to budget out all of the outlets I need. I have 100 amp service to my house. In looking at my...
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Cleaning quality of VHS tapes up

I have a stack of family tapes on VHS that I am converting to DVD using my Panasonic VCR/DVD Recorder combo, works great.

The issue with some tapes are they were taped on EP (SLP) when they were...
12-02-13, 06:31 PM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Sorry to keep bringing this post back but I think...

Sorry to keep bringing this post back but I think for the most part I fixed this!

I took out the new receptacle to look at one more time. On the Brass side with the tab broken I have the black...
11-27-13, 05:28 PM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

As far as I know, no it has not been turned off...

As far as I know, no it has not been turned off without removing the bulb. A few months ago I tried using the receptacle for a yard tool, did not work. I looked at the actual light and saw a very...
11-25-13, 05:11 PM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Yard light pole will not turn off

I have a light pole, when a bulb is put in it, it turns on and I cannot figure how to turn it off other than taking the bulb out.

The light pole has a single receptacle that does not work (tried...
11-25-13, 04:53 PM
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Views: 7,499
Posted By brewcrewfan

Thank you everyone again for your help. ...

Thank you everyone again for your help.

Yes, 3 way wiring, which not being a professional I didn't know to say that. Of the 8 outlets in my living room, I have two light switches in different...
11-23-13, 02:58 PM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Another quick update. Mostly back to normal. I...

Another quick update. Mostly back to normal. I switched the red to the brass side. Now the light switch works again on all outlets. Using a radio in the bottom of the new outlet, the light switch...
11-23-13, 11:04 AM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

A quick update. I removed the bridge on the...

A quick update. I removed the bridge on the brass side. Now the bottom receptacle is not working at all. The top one is always on, tried both light switches.

And I double checked, black is...
11-21-13, 02:06 PM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

Thank you for your fast response. If I...

Thank you for your fast response.

If I remember I have a brass/gold colored side screws and the other side is a typical silver type side. And if I recall I attached two of the wires to the dark...
11-21-13, 01:34 PM
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Posted By brewcrewfan

New Outlet Installed and Works but Wall Light Switch no longer works

Hello all,

I am new to the forum. I have a few questions. Long story short, my house was built in 1953, almost all outlets on my first floor are old two prong outlets (there are also no...
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