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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Keyless Remote

Good Morning -

I purchased an 05 Dodge Ram 1500 a few months back. When we settled on a price and had paperwork complete they gave me the keys. When I asked for the keyless remotes they told me...
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Posted By Go Illini

Talking Problem Solved

After some more cranking and checking I was able to take out a tiny chunk of wire (or something like that). After surgery the disposal is working like a champ.
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Posted By Go Illini

Disposal Troubleshooting

Good Evening!

We have a 6 month old disposal that is jammed. I have done the old standby routine of turning with the provided wrench. No dice. No matter how long I turn it's still pretty...
12-10-06, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Go Illini

Thanks a lot for the input. I have been busy...

Thanks a lot for the input. I have been busy shoveling snow and ice from my future bedroom (BIG ice storm here 1 week ago) and haven't spent much more time considering this option.

From a cost...
12-05-06, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Go Illini

OSB Walls in workshop / garage - Opinions?

I am building a new home. I was working at the new house the other day when it occoured to me that OSB interior walls in the garage could be pretty cool. I do most of my "handyman" work in the...
11-24-06, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Go Illini

There are a lot of unknowns when figuring a...

There are a lot of unknowns when figuring a payback on the additional investment (electric prices, gas prices, "all electric" incentives, etc). With that said, is there a good formula that is used...
11-24-06, 06:37 AM
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Posted By Go Illini

I am located right in the middle of Illinois. ...

I am located right in the middle of Illinois.

For clarification, the $8,000 was the premium that a neighbor paid above and beyond a traditional hvac system. (i.e. if the standard cost was...
11-23-06, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Go Illini

Geo-thermal?

Happy Thanksgiving!

My wife and I are building a new home - around 3100 ft2. Very soon we are going to have to decide between a "standard" heating and cooling system and geothermal. I don't have...
04-29-06, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Go Illini

Thanks for the comments. I'll clarify my first...

Thanks for the comments. I'll clarify my first post:

My first check was to make sure that both of the switches were fully off or on.

By saying "check" I just meant that I verified that the...
04-27-06, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Go Illini

Troubleshoot 3 way switch

Here's the scoop:

All of a sudden a circuit of 4 can lights in our kitched didn't work when we flipped the switch. Wired with 2, 3 way switches.

I made sure that both 3 way's were all the way...
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Posted By Go Illini

Whirlpool Dishwasher - Hazy glasses

Good evening -

I have a 2 year old Whirlpool diswasher. Worked like a top for first 2 years and now all of a sudden doesn't work so well. After full cycle glasses are hazy, silverwear is not...
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Posted By Go Illini

Maytag A606 Washer Diagram

Good evening,


I have found a few parts web pages but all have "no image available." The machine doesn't advance through the cycles. I can manually advance it - just doesn't work by itself.
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Posted By Go Illini

Thank You Old Geezer!

THANK YOU!!!!!!!

I spent the entire morning on my Homelite trimmer (I think made by John Deere?). I did the drill - cleaned the carb, new gas, blah blah blah. I gave up and cleaned up to go...
07-18-05, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Go Illini

I didn't know they made boxes like that. One...

I didn't know they made boxes like that. One problem though. The plumbing for the sink runs down both sides of the stud. (Hot on one side and cold on the other. Because of this the saddle box...
07-18-05, 06:02 AM
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Posted By Go Illini

Vanity light / mounting question

Vanity Light Mounting Question:

In order to center above mirror in bathroom I am dead on a stud. Therefore there is not room to put a box to attach the fixture / house the electrical connections....
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Posted By Go Illini

Caulk over baseboard on textured walls

I'm having trouble caulking over my baseboards / window casings. I have textured walls. I can lay a nice bead of caulk but when I got to do the "wet finger" treatment or use a damp cloth the caulk...
07-06-05, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Go Illini

Got it - Nice to see the industry makes things...

Got it - Nice to see the industry makes things like this for guys like me.

Thanks
07-06-05, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Go Illini

Unhappy Ready to PUNT

I'm on the verge of completion of my basement remodel. All that is left is to lay tile in bath, hang doors, trim and enjoy.

As a break from heavy work I dedided to attach the face plates to my...
02-01-05, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Go Illini

Thanks for the tips guys. I think I will take...

Thanks for the tips guys. I think I will take your advice racraft. I will just put another 3 way at the entrance to the basement and keep the 3 way dimmers completely independent of each other. ...
01-31-05, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Go Illini

OK - I'll give it another shot. The first 3...

OK - I'll give it another shot.

The first 3 way switch is first in line from the power source. It is wired according to this diagram:
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01-31-05, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Go Illini

3 way switch to two 3 way dimmers????

Let me try to explain this:

I am working on wiring the electrical in my basement. I have a 3 way switch at the bottom of my stairs. This switch is the first item in the circuit. It controls all...
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