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Posted By mitchella

thank you, but if you'll re-read my posts i have...

thank you, but if you'll re-read my posts i have not misused the terms nor confused them. I just didn't define them to your liking it looks like. So post, but no need to criticize unless you think...
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Posted By mitchella

Cool r u sure?

probably the three prong is a twistlock 110, not 220 you can check with a AC meter checking each possible pair: if its 220 i'm not sure how you tell about the ground or neutral, so ask in the...
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Posted By mitchella

Cool I'm no expert, but...

My research indicated that you do want your electrical system grounded. But you only want it grounded in one place, so if you plug things into your gen, ground the gen, but if you backfeed your...
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Posted By mitchella

maytag stackable washer won't spin

My maytag stackable washer lse7806ace fills, agitates and pumps down like usual, leaves a few inches of water (not sure if this is normal) and then seems to click or start to go into spin, but does...
04-21-06, 09:58 AM
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Posted By mitchella

honeywell 8000 thermostat double clicking

:D I keep my fan on, which is on the low speed in my Carrier air handler that has an upgraded fan control board. It has an option that allows for fan on low speed and when cooling is called for,...
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Posted By mitchella

replacing GE microwave magnetron/stirrer/diode

My sister has a famous GE JVM1650 that works normally EXCEPT no heat. She said it starts to make a different noise after a couple of seconds on, though. It appears from the internet that this is a...
12-25-05, 10:05 AM
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Posted By mitchella

My similar problem

I have posted here recently about a similar double click or rattle from my WhiteRodgers gas valve. I was told to look afor a bad ground or connection, and also I called White Rodgers tech support...
12-05-05, 12:24 PM
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Posted By mitchella

To be sure, I wired in a momentary contact switch...

To be sure, I wired in a momentary contact switch to bypass what the safety pilot does, close the yellow to white wire. When pressed, the gas valve EVERY time make a sure solid click: Diagnosis must...
12-04-05, 09:02 PM
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Posted By mitchella

Eureeka! Could safety pilot make gas valve rattle?

I've been trying to diagnose that brief main gas valve rattle on closing. I wired to the main gas valves wires a relay and light bulb setup to "watch" the electrical signal to the main gas valve,...
12-03-05, 03:32 PM
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Posted By mitchella

My honeywell thermotat does have an adjustment,...

My honeywell thermotat does have an adjustment, but mine is not your model. However, the claim for mine is less than one degree variation, and Honeywell claimes on their website (did you check it...
12-01-05, 05:47 PM
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Posted By mitchella

I was only kidding about the cardboard and duct...

I was only kidding about the cardboard and duct tape. How 'bout plywood and Elmers?

But seriously, I see the "drive n something" method of joining and like it, but didn't know exactly how to...
12-01-05, 01:09 PM
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Posted By mitchella

honeywell 8000 setup

I understand about the cycles per hour setup choices, but there is also a setup for each heating and cooling concerning the "aggressiveness" of the temperature control. How does this relate to the...
12-01-05, 11:20 AM
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Posted By mitchella

Dear Shank, Point taken, please keep in...

Dear Shank,

Point taken, please keep in mind we were talking about 24VAC and limit switches and gas furnace here; I profess no knowledge of electric heaters/switches (at least not yet, as I only...
12-01-05, 06:55 AM
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Posted By mitchella

ac,dc, across,series, parallel

How about an agreement on terminology: it's ac, unless the board has converted some of it to DC, like for one of the relays (like my old board), but usually the voltage going through the string of...
11-30-05, 08:01 PM
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Posted By mitchella

What's a turning tong, and can't I just use a...

What's a turning tong, and can't I just use a hell of a lot of duct tape and cardboard?
11-28-05, 08:45 PM
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Posted By mitchella

honeywell 8320 thermostat setting

I posted before about the cycle setting (0240) from 1 to 12 and not necessaryily sticking to their furnace type suggestions. I like mine at 3 despite not being high efficiency; But I see another...
11-28-05, 06:10 PM
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Posted By mitchella

I am mostly concerned about the sheet metal...

I am mostly concerned about the sheet metal adapting from the top of the new acoil ("cased" i guess, unless otherwise recommended) to my old duct work. I guess I would have to make a transition, and...
11-28-05, 10:10 AM
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Posted By mitchella

Thank you MBK3; I think your original diagnosis...

Thank you MBK3; I think your original diagnosis at the beginning of this thread was proabably right on. I asked WhiteRodgers tech support, he said the noise isn't uncommon and happens when the...
11-28-05, 08:52 AM
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Posted By mitchella

switching 24 VAC secondary leads

Does it make any diffence, (in my case with a three lead pilot burner/ sparking ign/lockout with white rodgers gas valve, carrier furnace) if secondary #1 and #2 24VAC leads are reversed on the...
11-27-05, 07:23 PM
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Posted By mitchella

I always hear the "you're the only one; nobody...

I always hear the "you're the only one; nobody ever said/experienced that before" story. With all of your experiences I was hopeing for a 'Oh yeah I hear that all the time, its the ...."

Here's...
11-27-05, 05:43 PM
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Posted By mitchella

I watched it work perfectly once again and then...

I watched it work perfectly once again and then on the third time, I think the meter made a nice smooth swing, but it chattered. I thought the same thing about the probe pushing on the terminal too,...
11-27-05, 11:17 AM
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Posted By mitchella

I used my analog vom with full scale reading 25...

I used my analog vom with full scale reading 25 volts across the main gas valve terminals reading AC. Wouldn't you know it this time it was a nice smooth sweep to full scale and a single "click" no...
11-27-05, 10:20 AM
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Posted By mitchella

Thank you for the detailed answer. To make it...

Thank you for the detailed answer. To make it more clear, the pilot lights on the first spark the sparking then slows and stops within 15 seconds. Then the rattle for less than a second, a delay of...
11-27-05, 09:04 AM
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Posted By mitchella

epa certification/diy projects

what is allowed for the diy vs. pro for hvac work.? I know refrigerant work is off limits, but I read a post reply about a woman asking about positioning an A coil over her furnace and she was asked...
11-27-05, 08:49 AM
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Posted By mitchella

I think I'd go for the new one, but I didn't know...

I think I'd go for the new one, but I didn't know if the valve was the cause on its own, or the new sparker/lockout or new fan board was rattling initially the signal to the valve. Any guess?
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