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XSleeper- thank you for the information. This...

XSleeper- thank you for the information. This will help me at least put together a case. Personally I feel things like this tend to be a developer/project issue and at times can give guys in the...
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Posted By Chacho

Shower/Tub Fixture Plumbing Code

I've received great help from this forum in the past, so I'm hoping there are some folks out there educated on this topic. My girlfriend recently moved in to a new construction townhouse. In my...
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Posted By Chacho

Sorry, wrong term. It was a white baseboard...

Sorry, wrong term. It was a white baseboard emitter like seen in the front view picture of the boiler. That is all I have in my house, upstairs or downstairs.
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Posted By Chacho

Thanks for the input Lawrosa. I surely don't mean...

Thanks for the input Lawrosa. I surely don't mean to talk bad about techs out there, but where I live, boiler maintenance is a dying art. I wouldn't be on the forum if I had really good service from...
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Posted By Chacho

That blue handle was throttled by the tech that...

That blue handle was throttled by the tech that came in. That leads out to the garage and is independent of the house loop. He thought throttling that changed the air/noise on the garage loop. I did...
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Posted By Chacho

Lawrosa, Thanks for the quick reply. My vent...

Lawrosa,

Thanks for the quick reply. My vent caps are open. My cold PSI is 12. If I were to raise this to 15-18, would I also need to increase the pressure in the expansion tank to match? (also at...
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Posted By Chacho

Thanks PJmax. I also added the photos as...

Thanks PJmax. I also added the photos as attachments directly in the post.

Just learned google photo links will show if you use Google Chrome but not Internet Explorer. Can't we all just get along?
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Posted By Chacho

Spiro-Vent Placement

Hey guys (& gals), writing on an issue that I haven't ever really seemed to get right. I cannot seem to get my boiler to run quiet (within reason, not expecting complete silence). I have tried...
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Posted By Chacho

Expansion Tank Recommendation

Hey, just looking for a word of advice on an expansion tank recommendation. Although mine does not seem to be leaking water through the bladder, it seems the schrader valve isn't holding air very...
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Posted By Chacho

Thanks for the information so far guys. I will...

Thanks for the information so far guys. I will research the Entex product and look for masonry suppliers in my area for other products that they may recommend. Outside of checking suppliers...
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Posted By Chacho

Re-apply Concrete Sealer

Maybe I'm making this too complicated, but I am the type of person that only likes to do things once, and Google has too many opinions. I have had good luck on getting help from other forums here, so...
02-18-16, 10:39 AM
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Posted By Chacho

guy48065, thanks for your input. The switch...

guy48065, thanks for your input. The switch pictured is not the exact same switch I have, but I will make sure to check the pin size on the button before proceeding.
02-18-16, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Chacho

Thanks for the input guys. My lack of artistic...

Thanks for the input guys. My lack of artistic skills does portray an arcade machine looking button. The one I have is similar to the one pictured below, maybe a little more robust looking. It is an...
02-17-16, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Chacho

Push Button Switch Rating

Okay, I am looking for a little help here in determining the amperage rating on a project I am working on. This is basically a lamp project and need some help in determining the current going through...
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Posted By Chacho

Pressure Reducing Valve Strainer

I almost hate to post on this, but after some internet searching, I've come up dry. I have a Bell & Gossett FB-38 Pressure Reducing Valve.
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04-14-15, 11:00 AM
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Posted By Chacho

Okay, just another update here, still looking for...

Okay, just another update here, still looking for suggestions. I did run the dryer with the vent detached and had the same result. On the moisture sensing cycle, the timer would go down to 7 or 8...
04-05-15, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Chacho

Okay, just another update here, becoming more and...

Okay, just another update here, becoming more and more dumbfounded. I checked the vent on the outside of the house. The hood is clear and the flap moves freely. Continuing to do more part swapping...
04-01-15, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Chacho

Okay, Iíve tried to do a bunch more testing using...

Okay, Iíve tried to do a bunch more testing using the repair manual and Iím pretty much dumbfounded at this point. Might be service tech time.

So the things I have tested areÖ

Using Ohmeter:
...
03-30-15, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Chacho

Thanks for the replies. I did run the diagnostic...

Thanks for the replies. I did run the diagnostic from the front panel. I do not get an error code, just the 88 comes up, indicating no error. I have a pretty cheap multimeter and limited exposure to...
03-29-15, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Chacho

Whirlpool Dryer Moisture/Stop Time

I've used this site for other issues I've had in the past with great results. I have not posted in the appliance section before, but I'm hoping I can get some advice here. I own a Whirlpool gas...
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Posted By Chacho

That is correct. I did reverse the handle and...

That is correct. I did reverse the handle and apply the little sticky label (that is already falling off). I'll likely hang a paper "luggage tag" off the valve to describe the valve operation. I was...
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Posted By Chacho

I just thought I would check back in with...

I just thought I would check back in with updates. I thought I would tackle the work on Sunday. I appreciate all the information on water quality and the impact of water on these systems. The website...
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Posted By Chacho

The link below shows the latest water quality...

The link below shows the latest water quality report from the city I live in.

http://www.eastmoline.com/documentcenter/view/4172

I do not see where it lists water hardness, but I did try the...
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Posted By Chacho

Thank you all for the input. To my knowledge the...

Thank you all for the input. To my knowledge the system is not backfilling due to any leaks. The garage loop leaked before lived here and the previous owner did virtually nothing about it (not sure...
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Posted By Chacho

Wow, I thought this thread might have just died...

Wow, I thought this thread might have just died and checked in with a lot of reading to do. I hope I don't make things more complicated, but will try to address and/or add more detail after trying to...
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