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Posted By RMX

Wow, I just got an email that said there was a...

Wow, I just got an email that said there was a reply to a post I did 8 years ago. Well, I finished that project and have not had a leak in 8 years. I framed directly over the old shingles, then I cut...
05-14-08, 07:19 AM
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Posted By RMX

Well Pump power cut off

Bare with me, this is an electrical question.
We are on a drilled well system. Our hot water heater and pressure tank are located inside the basement. We have finished off about 1/2 of the basement....
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Posted By RMX

Water leak Well Pump power cut off

We are on a drilled well system. Our hot water heater and pressure tank are located inside the basement. We have finished off about 1/2 of the basement. I am really conserned about water leak damage....
09-06-07, 06:23 AM
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Posted By RMX

Thanks, p-nor. I did research it after my post. I...

Thanks, p-nor. I did research it after my post. I have added a lot to my cpvc system. Easy and any d-t-y can do it. Like I said, 12 years and never any troubles.(always protect cpvc from freeze). As...
09-05-07, 11:50 AM
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Posted By RMX

Not sure what PEX is, however it must be the...

Not sure what PEX is, however it must be the samething we call CPVC (hot and cold pvc pipe). In our area, by code, you must use this of you are on a well. The minerals in well water will eat away...
09-04-07, 11:00 AM
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Posted By RMX

Thanks for the advice guys. I would much rather...

Thanks for the advice guys. I would much rather keep the tank inside. My only concern was with a whole house shut off system, the pump wouldn't get the message to stop and couldn't this ruin the pump...
08-29-07, 07:27 AM
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Posted By RMX

Moving a pressure tank?

We are on a well and have a pressure tank about 80 feet away inside our basement. We just finished 1300sqft in this downstairs. My big concern is a leak from the pressure tank or water heater would...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-22-06, 07:18 AM
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Posted By RMX

I'm no expert, however if your pilot light...

I'm no expert, however if your pilot light doesn't stay lit the Thermocouple may have failed and requires replacement. If it does stay lit, but the burner goes out the Thermostat may have failed and...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-22-06, 06:55 AM
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Posted By RMX

No hot water

Fixed. :D It was the upper thermostat. Even when I cranked up the temp and heard a click, no power was applied to the element and when cranked down, was not allowing power to pass to the lower...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-21-06, 06:32 AM
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Posted By RMX

No hot water from electric water heater

All of the sudden we have no hot water from our water heater. I have checked the breaker, and the heating elements both ohm out 0. I have 120v at each element. (should there be 220v at one and 0v at...
05-17-06, 05:57 AM
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Posted By RMX

any other use for DE

Quote: "pour some DE into your skimmer while the pump is running to coat the cartridge filters "

I don't believe I would do that. Cartridge filters are not designed for that. Adding DE would make...
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Posted By RMX

'98 Camry ABS code 62

You are correct that this is an OBD-II car and you would need a scanner to read them.(engine computer). However, the engine computer and the ABS computer are two different things. The Haynes service...
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Posted By RMX

DIY Oil Change

I have been half and half. I do my little camry and have my wife's SUV done. However, Last time they over filled it by a quart. This combined with:
1. There is no way all the sluge can drain as fast...
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Posted By RMX

Unhappy '98 Camry ABS code 62

1998 Toyota Camry, 4cy., 118,000 miles. ABS warning light is on all the time. I used my cheap service manual to get the code. I have a "Code 62 - ECU malfunction". Then, that is as far as the manual...
05-08-06, 10:43 AM
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Posted By RMX

Thumbs up any other use for DE

Wish I could have it, but I live about 500 miles away. I truly love my DE filter. Crystal clear water, always ! Wonder why you changed to a cartrage filter ? Anyway, I suppose it being organic...
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Posted By RMX

Seems to be charging battery just fine. Thanks...

Seems to be charging battery just fine. Thanks for all the help. :D
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Posted By RMX

Thanks Guys for all your help. I have one more...

Thanks Guys for all your help. I have one more issue.
The bad diode is a straight short. Chesse seems to be correct that it has burned up the stator. I replaced a new diode and still get no DC,(I...
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Posted By RMX

Thanks Guys, I did just what cheese said, last...

Thanks Guys,
I did just what cheese said, last night. I get no DC voltage at the diode, but do get AC. The diode appears to be shorted. I will replace and get back to you.
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Posted By RMX

Snapper not charging battery

Snapper Hi-Vac 28" with 10-hp Briggs & Stratton
Electric Start, about 3 years old.
Will start and run great with a fully charged battery, however will not keep battery charged. Tried two known...
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Posted By RMX

'98 Camry ABS light

1998 Camry, 4 cyl., auto, 115,000 miles.
ABS light stays on. Using manual I see it's a code 26 - SMC2 short or open, check ABS actuator or curcuit. That's as far as the manual goes. I don't know...
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Posted By RMX

Thanks for the replies. The drying time for the...

Thanks for the replies. The drying time for the stain was about a week. Can anyone tell me if a paste wax finish over a stained pine floor would work ?
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Posted By RMX

Polyurethane Flaking on Pine Floor

I installed a pine plank (5 1/2") floor in a sunroom about a year ago. I used Minwax stain, two coats, and went by the directions. Then I put two coats of Minwax Polyurethane going exactly by the...
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Posted By RMX

Finally got around to cleaning the throttle body...

Finally got around to cleaning the throttle body intake just as you said. Worked Great! No more sticking. It was bad enough to have to adjust my drive habits from a stop. Great to be able to drive...
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Posted By RMX

Will do and then post results. Thanks.

Will do and then post results.
Thanks.
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Views: 964
Posted By RMX

Thanks carguyinva, Is this something I can get...

Thanks carguyinva,
Is this something I can get to/clean with "Gum Out"?
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