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Posted By PJmax

It is very confusing. I need the full info for...

It is very confusing. I need the full info for the vehicle.
Engine size, any body designations or packages.

You can usually tell by the key. Does it have a part number on it ?
Is it a key/door...
Yesterday, 08:48 PM
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Posted By PJmax

I'm not quite following you. You want to...

I'm not quite following you.

You want to install a new sub panel in your garage.
You need a 240v 30A circuit and two 120v 15A circuits in the garage.

What are you connecting this new circuit...
Yesterday, 08:43 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Sounds like an electronically controlled Rheem...

Sounds like an electronically controlled Rheem system.
Condenser model number is a must.
If this is a communicating system..... you may need to get a Rheem tech in.
Yesterday, 08:40 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. XL1400 is the...

Welcome to the forums.

XL1400 is the series..... not the model number.
From your description you have a packaged unit ? Everything in one cabinet... outside.... is that correct ?

That is an...
Yesterday, 08:23 PM
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Posted By PJmax

No.... that's not how a thermostat works. Do...

No.... that's not how a thermostat works.

Do you have a thermometer ? Put it near the thermostat.
If you have the temperature set to 70..... when the room air gets to 70-71...... the A/C...
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Posted By PJmax

That's a KitchenAid fridge. It uses a two...

That's a KitchenAid fridge.

It uses a two valve system. One for running water and one for the icemaker. From your test it sounds like both solenoids are working. That really only leaves a plugged...
Yesterday, 07:21 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. By code you can only...

Welcome to the forums.

By code you can only run one circuit to a free standing garage. Installing a sub panel is the way to go.
So currently your main panel feeds a 40A sub panel that you want to...
Yesterday, 07:16 PM
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Posted By PJmax

If the A/C were to keep running.... the air...

If the A/C were to keep running.... the air temperature would go below the setpoint.
A/C and heat don't necessarily stop because the room temperature is displaying the set temperature.

Let me...
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Posted By PJmax

The F vs the L could be something as simple as...

The F vs the L could be something as simple as one model available at Lowes and one at Home Depot. They do that to confuse people trying to price shop.

Looks like a good unit. Uses a mechanical...
Yesterday, 06:38 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. I don't know. That...

Welcome to the forums.

I don't know. That doesn't look like an easy place to get to. You can't properly see what you're doing.
I personally would have not attempted a repair like that.

If he...
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Posted By PJmax

As a last resort...... use a Dremel grinder to...

As a last resort...... use a Dremel grinder to grind thru the nut and peel it off. Must use safety goggles.

There is also another way but you need to be real careful. Get something to hold the...
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Posted By PJmax

One addition to Joed's wiring. You currently have...

One addition to Joed's wiring. You currently have two black wires on the receptacle. They will both stay on the brass side of the receptacle. You can put one black on each screw terminal. Don't use...
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Posted By PJmax

A basin wrench will work on there but not easily...

A basin wrench will work on there but not easily due to the thin nut.
The faucet is brass and the nut should be made of a metal that wont rust.
Yesterday, 06:13 PM
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Posted By PJmax

R and Rc means two power sources.... like A/C and...

R and Rc means two power sources.... like A/C and separate furnace.
Is that what you have ?

If the yellow line opens the condenser won't start and the stat shouldn't cycle.
Put you meter on Rc...
Yesterday, 03:15 PM
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Posted By PJmax

On a call for cooling..... the wait light should...

On a call for cooling..... the wait light should come on for 5 minutes and then go out.
Some wait lights flash for the 5 minutes and then go solid when the condenser starts.

If the float is in...
Yesterday, 02:59 PM
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Posted By PJmax

The sensor needs to be close enough to the cold...

The sensor needs to be close enough to the cold coil to sense when it's approaching freezing.
Yesterday, 12:34 PM
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Posted By PJmax

If you download the manual.... it shows a control...

If you download the manual.... it shows a control module. It will be at the furnace or air handler.
It will probably be beige with a cover on it.
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Posted By PJmax

I'm out on storm repairs and I'll be back. ...

I'm out on storm repairs and I'll be back.
There are two-three solenoids in most fridges.
One is primary. One is for water in the door. One is for the icemaker.
So for each function.... two must...
Yesterday, 11:29 AM
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Posted By PJmax

The voltage commonly found in a residential...

The voltage commonly found in a residential setting is 120/240v and single phase.
Three phase power is 120/208v and can be found at commercial sites as well as some larger apartment complexes.
Yesterday, 11:25 AM
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Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. Please post the model...

Welcome to the forums.

Please post the model number of the range.
Forum: Water Heaters
Yesterday, 11:08 AM
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Posted By PJmax

There are troubleshooting steps for checking the...

There are troubleshooting steps for checking the temp sensors.
They should measure very close to the same resistance.

Troubleshooting guide (pdf)...
Yesterday, 10:57 AM
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Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. Is this all new...

Welcome to the forums.

Is this all new equipment ?
Typically battery operated thermostats are purchased to eliminate
having to mess around with power stealing resistors.
Yesterday, 10:43 AM
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Posted By PJmax

On page 19-20 the OAT is discussed. If a feature...

On page 19-20 the OAT is discussed. If a feature is calling for that temperature it will display the fault code. It may display the fault code just having no sensor online. You can pick up a 10k ohm...
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Posted By PJmax

Those white covers should unscrew off the...

Those white covers should unscrew off the fixture.
Those look like bipin bulbs. The fixtures are pretty small so the bulbs would need to be low wattage. Possibly 10-20 watts. Look for a bulb wattage...
08-03-20, 09:03 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. What is the...

Welcome to the forums.

What is the thermostat model number ?
It may be time to upgrade the stat.
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