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Check the pulley on the transaxle, they are known...

Check the pulley on the transaxle, they are known to shear the pin and free spin.
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Grinding the concrete gives you a clean surface...

Grinding the concrete gives you a clean surface for the material to bond to. Follow the directions on the material you choose to use. Most will recommend the surface be "prepped" prior to applying...
08-03-20, 11:10 AM
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Just want to update this thread with my success...

Just want to update this thread with my success so far. I purchased some Caster Oil Mole Evict from Amazon and sprayed it on my lawn and gardens as directed. Three days later, the activity has...
08-03-20, 06:05 AM
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You need to check the zone valves, it seems the...

You need to check the zone valves, it seems the zone for your heat coil is open when there is a call for hot water.
07-31-20, 06:26 AM
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Good info ferd, thanks !!! I did see the mention...

Good info ferd, thanks !!! I did see the mention of 350 - 450CFM / ton but couldn't see the CFM per speed setting anywhere. I'll have another look at the documentation this evening.
07-30-20, 10:18 AM
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Thanks guys, I might try med over the weekend and...

Thanks guys, I might try med over the weekend and see how it runs.
07-30-20, 06:51 AM
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You might want to check the main trunk in the...

You might want to check the main trunk in the attic for dampers. Slightly close off rooms that are cooling better to direct more airflow to the room(s) that aren't. I find the dampers on the main...
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I clean mine about every 4 -5 years with a...

I clean mine about every 4 -5 years with a product called Spray and Forget. Follow the dilution ratio, spray it on the roof, I usually spray mine in the fall, and forget about it. In the spring...
07-30-20, 06:27 AM
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A/C fan speed setting

Last year my faithful 45 year old 3 ton Carrier Compact died and was replaced with a Goodman unit. My contractor installed a GSX130361 3 ton condenser and a ARUF36B14 3 ton air handler. The air...
07-29-20, 06:53 AM
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You have a humidity problem. Cold pipes will...

You have a humidity problem. Cold pipes will sweat in warm humid conditions. What is outside that window? Looks like excessive moisture is weeping through the block from outside too.
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Shouldn't be that hard to ID the source of the...

Shouldn't be that hard to ID the source of the whine. Get the truck up on a lift, put it in gear, load it with the brake and get it up to 50MPH. A second tech should be able to hear exactly where...
07-29-20, 06:26 AM
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I'm beginning to think I have a family running...

I'm beginning to think I have a family running around in the tunnels. Might be a long day with a lot of Vodka, but I'll try to catch them.
07-27-20, 12:14 PM
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How to get rid of Moles???

I have at least one, but might be a family of Moles tunneling through my front garden. Tried the poison pellets, thought I had him, only to discover more tunnels around the side of my house. Does...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-24-20, 07:47 AM
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You should install a CO2 alarm in that room. You...

You should install a CO2 alarm in that room. You can pick one up at your local big box store. If it picks up anything, you have a problem. If it's reads zero all the time, you should be okay.
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Couple of points here. 1) Thermostats are...

Couple of points here.
1) Thermostats are designed to fail in the open position, they cause a cold engine condition. By design, they open in the direction of flow so as the spring gets weak, it...
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Posted By tomf63

Without a vin your pretty much at a dead end.

Without a vin your pretty much at a dead end.
07-17-20, 06:27 AM
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Posted By tomf63

[/color] If you pump air into a tire that has...

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If you pump air into a tire that has dozens of holes in it and the air is escaping through the holes, you are creating a pressure differential. In other words, you are pressurizing the...
07-16-20, 12:56 PM
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So you've basically convinced yourself that this...

So you've basically convinced yourself that this is a good idea, aside from everybody telling you it's not. You are doing 2 things wrong, pressurizing your attic space by forcing air into it (also a...
07-16-20, 06:05 AM
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^^^ This ^^^^ You'll be defeating the purpose of...

^^^ This ^^^^ You'll be defeating the purpose of the dehumidifier.
07-15-20, 06:12 AM
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Posted By tomf63

That looks more like a window unit that somebody...

That looks more like a window unit that somebody converted to put through the wall.
07-09-20, 11:07 AM
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Posted By tomf63

When an A/C starts up in a warm / hot room on a...

When an A/C starts up in a warm / hot room on a hot day, the head pressure will be high as it starts cooling off the room. The unit will draw more power until things start to cool off, including the...
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Did you pull a vacuum on the system after you...

Did you pull a vacuum on the system after you replaced everything?
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You still have a switch or other electrical...

You still have a switch or other electrical device that's full of water and shorting out. If you put a larger fuse in you risk the chance of burning up the wiring.
06-24-20, 12:49 PM
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Posted By tomf63

That's not the t-stat's fault, that's the system...

That's not the t-stat's fault, that's the system itself not working. And as others have said, if it's on HOLD mode, it's basically operating as a manual thermostat. [/color]
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Posted By tomf63

There's start capacitor on the motor, if it's...

There's start capacitor on the motor, if it's getting weak the motor wont start under a heavy load.
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