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08-13-11, 02:04 PM
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Above ground pipe insulation in freezing climate?

I live in Ohio where water lines are recommended to be buried 3 feet below grade to prevent freezing. I want to run a water line 500 feet to my new building. The problem I am having is crossing a...
05-22-11, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By xbank

I have always put never-sieze on the threads,...

I have always put never-sieze on the threads, that way all of the energy you put in the wrenches goes to torque instead of fighting threads. if you are trying to seal liquids or gases teflon on the...
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Views: 9,131
Posted By xbank

The web site is www appliance aid . com without...

The web site is www appliance aid . com without spaces of course. for some reason when I typed it in as a site it printed out as a long form site description.
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Views: 9,131
Posted By xbank

Found the answer!

I noticed that several people had the same vibration problem as me, but not many replies. So while waiting for your suggestions, I continued to look on the web for answers. In the process I found a...
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Views: 9,131
Posted By xbank

Kenmore 90 series washer tub shaking on spin even without any clothes in washer!

Hi All,

This site has always helped through problems, perhaps you can help me through a self induced one. My problem began when the washer would not spin at all. I read here that it was...
04-09-11, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 22,814
Posted By xbank

I flipped open the transformer (less than 1...

I flipped open the transformer (less than 1 minute) and sure enough, the photo eye and everything else under there for that matter was covered in a black oily film. I cleaned the film off of...
04-03-11, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 22,814
Posted By xbank

Thanks Grady! You know, when I first had this...

Thanks Grady! You know, when I first had this problem my girlfriend said it might be the eye can't see the fire burning. I pulled the burner and we looked in the nozzel/ ignighter area but didn't see...
04-02-11, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 22,814
Posted By xbank

Honeywell control keeps tripping off beckett oil burner

I have always gotten excellent advice from doityourself and it would great if you can help with this problem. I have an oil furnace with a Beckett burner and a Honeywell control. The problem is that...
Replies: 3
Views: 7,070
Posted By xbank

No. No softener. At next opportunity I will flush...

No. No softener. At next opportunity I will flush out the well. Question with the flush out. Will I have enough draw down for my 1/2 hp submersable to run unrestricted for an hour?
01-19-11, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,781
Posted By xbank

Dust issues come with the blown cellulose...

Dust issues come with the blown cellulose insulation. The dust is actually a fire retardant the cellulose is treated with. When your in full flow blowing it is like being in a fog...difficult to see...
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Views: 7,070
Posted By xbank

Black silt in water well

Hi All,
This is a great place for good advice! I have a water 120' deep water well with a 4" casing. The residence is a weekend cabin therefore the pump is only turned on while we are there. I...
Replies: 2
Views: 3,967
Posted By xbank

Thanks ecman51! I found the post and the solution...

Thanks ecman51! I found the post and the solution should I decide to fix it. More importantly your information that the popping is not a sign of a breakdown in my near future. I am about to sell the...
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Views: 3,967
Posted By xbank

Loud pop/bang noise from refridgerator

I have an Amana refridgerator that is making a very loud bang noise.:eek: The noise would be similar to dropping a rubber floor mat on a hardwood floor and the mat slapping all at once. The Amana is...
Replies: 3
Views: 12,363
Posted By xbank

4x4 ford ranger front axle seal leak

Hi All. I come here often because the info has always been accurate. I have a problem with my '01 Ford Ranger. I noticed an oil spot in the driveway under the right front axle. The seal is leaking. I...
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By xbank

My son only put in a couple of gallons. He was...

My son only put in a couple of gallons. He was using a funnel so the tank could have been venting through the fill tube. Slow rate of fill in a large fill pipe. No indication of BOOSH:eek: in my...
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By xbank

Thanks for your suggestions. The pump nozzle did...

Thanks for your suggestions. The pump nozzle did shut off, too late to stop the surge of gas.
I pulled the vent line off the evap canister, took the cap off the tank, and tried to blow...
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By xbank

Question Installed new gas tank fills slow! Why?

Hi All,
I just installed a brand new gas tank in my 1985 Pontiac Parisienne. I had a leak about half way up on the old one. The problem I am having is when I put gas in I can hear it filling up the...
Replies: 3
Views: 4,652
Posted By xbank

Many Thanks

Many thanks Indipower! The Manual from ebay is on its way. The carb screw info worked great! we are up and running!
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Views: 4,652
Posted By xbank

Bolens snowblower, tecumseh engine

I have an old Bolens snowblower Model no. 625 serial no.02002544. that I have some questions about. 1. Where can I find a manual for it, 2. Where is the Engine no. on this tecumseh engine, it looks...
Replies: 6
Views: 6,015
Posted By xbank

I spoke with the guy that replaced the pump (and...

I spoke with the guy that replaced the pump (and pipe). I still had a non-bladder tank when the work was done and he did put a bleeder in. The bleeder is a 1" and it is about 10' down. I removed and...
Replies: 6
Views: 6,015
Posted By xbank

Thanks Travis. I know where the schrader/sniffer...

Thanks Travis. I know where the schrader/sniffer valve (we called them tank valves) is. Perhaps I should just pull it and replace it with a 1/4 inch plug for now. Then when I have the time and help...
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Views: 6,015
Posted By xbank

old tank NOT bladder type

Hi Travis thanks for your response. The storage tank I replaced was not a bladder type. My well is in a pit and I saw the tank valve in the line but I thought it was to put air in the old non-bladder...
Replies: 6
Views: 6,015
Posted By xbank

Submersible pump, air in system, why?

Hi all. I have had very good luck solving problems with this site so I hope you can help with this one. I have a submersable water well pump and a new bladder type storage tank. I used to only stay...
09-08-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 43,265
Posted By xbank

Update and solution

Thanks all for your suggestions! I did check the phone line filters knowing they are to blame for DSL problems, however they could have caused my problem by bad contact or moisture as rukkus11...
09-08-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 43,265
Posted By xbank

Phone rings once then busy signal

Hi all, so impressed with the quality of answers here, I thought you may be able to help me with this problem. OK basic info. I have ATT phone and internet on my phone line. Internet works fine and I...
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