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Posted By Tom Lusk

Pressure washer rewind problem.

The cord for my pressure washer rewind broke.
It's from a BE pressure washer that uses a generic 85.571.006 rewind module.
I tried to install a new cord, but could not get any pressure on the...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

After looking through 1000's of pictures of...

After looking through 1000's of pictures of diverter stem assemblies (in person and on-line catalogs), with no luck, I've given up on the search for a replacement.

I also have not been able to...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

My brother-in-law does welding. I'll have to...

My brother-in-law does welding.
I'll have to figure out how to disassemble the unit to get at the rod, but it's worth the try.
Thanks for your help - again.
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Posted By Tom Lusk

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I've removed the valve.
When the stem A is turned the end B with the gaskets...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

I've checked carefully and there are no...

I've checked carefully and there are no names/marks/symbols that I can find.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/800x404/sho2_933d3285a0176b63bf5b67ab92f3b4bdabb4d45e.jpg...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

There is now a flow of water , BUT... The...

There is now a flow of water , BUT...
The diverter is acting strangely. It turns itself off and jumps around, making a weird noise.
Please see the video:...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

I took a bolt from the diverter handle and...

I took a bolt from the diverter handle and removed it.
The gear mechanism moves in or out when turned clockwise and counter-clockwise respectively.
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Hmmm... I just tried it and from looking...

Hmmm...
I just tried it and from looking through the shower outlet connection, there is no movement visible at all...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

No water flow to hand-held shower (Clawfoot tub).

The tub had not been used in several months.
When I went to check the shower operation, the diverter does not stop the flow to the spout and no water reaches the shower head.
I partially...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Back in operation.

New assembly installed , and system working fine.
Thanks for all the help in understanding these systems.
Now on to the fridge...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

I think I've found a source for a new assembly...

I think I've found a source for a new assembly relatively close by so it looks like I'll go that route.
I appreciate all the help and advice.
I've learned a lot that I may have to put to use on my...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

I can't see the hole you're referring to - would...

I can't see the hole you're referring to - would it show in this photo?
Does the thermocouple need serious cleaning in order to function properly?
I'd replace the pilot assembly if I could get one,...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Hi: Still wouldn't light after following your...

Hi: Still wouldn't light after following your suggestion.
I've removed the pilot.
The tube in photo 2 is clear - can easily blow through it.
Photo 1 shows ? Air cannot get through (just blowing...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

I loosened the fitting and gas was present, under...

I loosened the fitting and gas was present, under pressure.
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Posted By Tom Lusk

I wish it was 50", but it's actually 50'. If...

I wish it was 50", but it's actually 50'.
If the previous replies thought it was 50", can I assume there is no way to get this fridge working?
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Photos attached.

I brushed some dirt away and found out it's an Attwood model G6A-3.
I hope this helps...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Thanks.

Hi: It's just a hum - no other noises except for the clicks when the thermal protect trips.
I don't see a fan housing.
I've attached photos.
Which copper line should I check for cold?
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Thanks for your reply. The fan runs with the...

Thanks for your reply.
The fan runs with the switch held closed.
I see that the compressor gradually heats (hand held on it) up in less than 2 minutes and trips the thermal protect. :(
Would going...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Refrigerator not cooling?

My daughter recently purchased a trailer that has an apartment model refrigerator in it.

Frigidaire model FFPT12F3MW. Ít's apparently about 8 years old and looks like new. The previous trailer...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

No gas to RV water heater?

My daughter just purchased an old (1984!) Prowler 31 travel trailer.
It has a few problems...
This one is the hot water heater.
I cannot get the pilot to light and there is no indication that gas...
04-20-20, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Thanks for the info, re: cutting and the no-hub...

Thanks for the info, re: cutting and the no-hub fitting. This would mean cutting the pipe past the hubs on either end - correct? So it's straight ABS to straight CI?
Sounds relatively straight...
04-20-20, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Tom Lusk

I'll get some photos this afternoon and post...

I'll get some photos this afternoon and post them. Thanks.
04-19-20, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Cast waste drain pipe leaking.

I have been renovating my daughter's house, preparing it for sale.
Yesterday I found that a section of the 4" cast drain pipe was spewing water on the basement floor.
The whole bottom seam has...
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Posted By Tom Lusk

Schlage entry lockset removal?

Hi: The lockset on our front door stopped functioning. Depressing the thumb-piece on the outside of the door is not working. The bolt will not retract.
On the inside, the handle just "flops" around...
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