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03-27-20, 10:09 PM
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Posted By tiresharkdbb

Ugh. :( Ok. Well, thanks for the replies. ...

Ugh. :(

Ok. Well, thanks for the replies.

I was hoping I might could just sweat/unsweat some fittings and have someone come fill it up... but maybe it's not that cut and dry.

Guess I'll...
03-27-20, 09:11 PM
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Views: 113
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Compressor wire connection studs broke... reapairable? If not, can I replace?

Model: RRGG - 10E37JKR

When I inspected the compressor, one of the wires had fallen off, and the stud on the compressor was missing. When I tried to remove another one of the existing wires, that...
03-10-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Ok thank you. Yes, it already had 14-2 into the...

Ok thank you. Yes, it already had 14-2 into the switch, but I used that to pull the 14-3 into the box. I was hoping to make it work with just the 14-3, but sounds like I will need to re-run the 14-2...
03-10-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Converting bathroom light switch to a light/fan switch... is my wiring correct?

Bathroom just has a light on a single switch, and I am installing a fan/light, and want the fan and light to have separate switches. The thing that has me confused is that the line feed doesnt go...
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Posted By tiresharkdbb

Bad solder on laptop graphics chip, overheating makes it work. Other solutions?

The laptop has a somewhat common issue where the solder on the graphics chip turns brittle over time... when it cools, it breaks contact and the screen freezes up, and the display never works after...
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Posted By tiresharkdbb

Moto E5... screen cracked... no display at all, but will power up and down.

Neighbor wanted me to look at their kids phone, who had dropped it (a lot)... screen is all cracked, and there is zero display at all, but it will power up/down, and I can see it on my PC as 'moto e5...
10-31-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Yeah, nothing happened when I jumped it at the...

Yeah, nothing happened when I jumped it at the thermostat.

I think I've found the issue though... when I went to the unit to inspect where the wires hook up, there was water in the wire nut of the...
10-30-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Rheem gas heating unit wont turn on. Incorrect voltage reading at thermostat.

Model: RRGG - 10E37JKR

Ignition module: Honeywell S8600H

Thermostat control: White-Rodgers 1F86-244

4 wires - G, W, Y, R (Rc jumped to Rh)


You guys have helped me work on this unit a...
09-25-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Have 12/2, need 12/3. Can I just run single strand of 12 AWG? For light bulb.

Have bath exhaust fan where the switch controls both at the same time. Want to split it up, so 1 switch for fan, 1 switch for light. Need 12/3 wire to do that, but I have some single strand 12 AWG......
08-16-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By tiresharkdbb

No, I'm just going to mow over it. Just need...

No, I'm just going to mow over it.

Just need it down a little further.
08-16-19, 12:09 PM
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Views: 405
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Burning out a stump... will gear lubricant burn?

Have a big stump that has been a bear to work on. Dug down about a foot around it, and cut all the roots I could see, and it didn't budge when I hooked my deisel van to it and yanked. Sledgehammer...
07-22-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Thermostat wont shut off when it reaches set temperature.

The control module is a White-Rodgers 1F86-244.

If I set the temp to 74, sometimes the thermostat will not shut off, and will keep cooling until I turn it off... it will go down into the 60's if I...
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Well, got it all back together. Happy to report...

Well, got it all back together. Happy to report that I ran a sprinkler on the roof for almost 30 minutes, and saw no leaks when I went in the crawlspace to check on it. Will monitor it once or twice...
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Views: 625
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Ok, have to tap the metal back smooth, but this...

Ok, have to tap the metal back smooth, but this is how I will run it.

On top of the one with the hole, one nail on top of flashing to hold it in place, next row trimmed around the boot, then...
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Views: 625
Posted By tiresharkdbb

I like that idea. Makes sense. I haven't nailed...

I like that idea. Makes sense. I haven't nailed that top shingle down yet... might change it.

Do you nail the flashing? On the top and maybe the sides, above the tar strip?
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Views: 625
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Putting the pipe in. I've looked at probably a...

Putting the pipe in. I've looked at probably a dozen videos/articles about the best way to install them... I dont think I came across the same way twice, and there were always people in the comments...
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Views: 625
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Finally had some time to resume this project. ...

Finally had some time to resume this project.

Put 30 wt felt paper down, and overlapped it with the existing.

Got a 10" strip of metal for the valley (existing was 14", store only had 10"). ...
05-13-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Replacing the control panel fixed it. PJ,...

Replacing the control panel fixed it.

PJ, I really appreciate your help with this... made it a lot easier for me.

You've helped me out a bunch on different things over the years... if you...
05-13-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By tiresharkdbb

NM... found it a few minutes after I posted, lol....

NM... found it a few minutes after I posted, lol. I'll report back after I get it all together.
05-13-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Things are looking up... replaced the control...

Things are looking up... replaced the control panel, and am getting 120v AC between 1 and 2 now. That should fix the problem, but somewhere in the course of testing this, I lost one of the wires to...
05-07-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Thanks, I might take a gander at it. If not,...

Thanks, I might take a gander at it. If not, I'll just order one. I'll report back.
05-07-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Thanks. I had some thin copper wire that I put...

Thanks. I had some thin copper wire that I put into the harness and then left a few inches hanging out to probe.

Got 120V AC between 4 and 5, to confirm that that method worked.

Turned oven on...
05-07-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Is there a way to test the voltage coming off the...

Is there a way to test the voltage coming off the pins without having the wiring harness plugged in?

Or am I supposed to plug the harness in, and then try to make contact with the metal tabs on...
05-07-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By tiresharkdbb

Ok, I checked resistance on the gas safety valve...

Ok, I checked resistance on the gas safety valve and it is only about 1 ohm, so that looks ok.


I turned the oven on, with the igniter plug disconnected, and did NOT get 120V AC between 1 and 2....
05-02-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By tiresharkdbb

I just saw your last reply, PJ... thanks! Came...

I just saw your last reply, PJ... thanks! Came back to this thread, because just now getting to this.

Got the new igniter, and the resistance measures 70 ohms, which is where it should be, I...
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