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Ah-ha! Of course. Thank you!

Ah-ha! Of course. Thank you!
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Material for stair treads?

I need to replace the six 48" wide treads for my deck stairs.

I know I can use 2 x 12 pressure treated but I'm concerned that finding lumber that's not (or won't become) twisted, crooked, cupped,...
05-17-20, 10:49 AM
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Thanks, Pete. I think it's more like the bearings...

Thanks, Pete. I think it's more like the bearings are beginning to seize - the shaft is difficult to turn by hand. Can the bearings be replaced or it is more practical to replace the entire motor?
05-17-20, 09:22 AM
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Is this motor fried?

My furnace blower motor got hot and shut off (thermal overload I'm assuming). When it cooled down again and I ran it, it started squeaking. Spinning the motor shaft by hand gives a fair amount of...
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One direction I get 5.55VDC, the other direction...

One direction I get 5.55VDC, the other direction I get 00.0

I also ran the unit with the line side connected to the transformer but with the outputs disconnected and the fuse did not blow.

The...
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With one line side lead disconnected, the unit...

With one line side lead disconnected, the unit does not blow the fuse. Display, fan, lights appear to work.
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Should I disconnect one of the leads on the line...

Should I disconnect one of the leads on the line side or the load side?
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It has three switches - I tested them with the...

It has three switches - I tested them with the wires disconnected. Two of them are open with the door open and close with the door closed. The third one is closed with the door open and opens with...
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How to Troubleshoot OTR Microwave: Blows Fuses

I have a Frigidaire FGMV176NTW over-the-range microwave - two years old - s/n KG81304618

It blew the 20A line fuse upon starting a cook cycle. The fuse appeared to have had a violent demise, so I...
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Well casing not plumb...

I had a well drilled for my home three years ago. It was drilled with a cable rig, 5 5/8" bore, 25 feet of galvanized casing. Depth is about 90 feet, all limestone bedrock except for 25"-30" of cover...
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Thank you all for your useful input and I did...

Thank you all for your useful input and I did find the problem.

It was a loose blade. The blade was not hitting the deck. The looseness was such that it moved slightly back and forth within its...
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Mower engine knocking loudly - is it toast?

22" push mower with B&S 4.0 HP - at least 13 years old.

Model: 10A902
Type: 2189B3
Code 02030455

The engine has developed a loud knocking or clacking noise - the rate of "knock" is tied to...
05-27-18, 11:33 AM
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Please tell us the model # of your thermostat.

Please tell us the model # of your thermostat.
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Briggs 6.5 HP vapor lock?

My Toro walk-behind has a B&S 6.5 HP that runs fine for a while, then suddenly acts like it's starved for fuel and dies.

Loosening the gas cap solves the issue so I'm assuming vapor lock. The gas...
03-04-18, 05:14 PM
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Electric may be cheaper - I'll have to look into...

Electric may be cheaper - I'll have to look into that. Regardless, I would like the system to operate as intended.
03-04-18, 05:11 PM
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Sorry for getting the terminology wrong. I wrote...

Sorry for getting the terminology wrong. I wrote 'auxiliary' and 'second stage' - Is 'backup heat' the term I'm looking for?



Yes, I'm aware of that.



I don't think so. My understanding...
03-04-18, 01:01 PM
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Yes. I'm not sure, but I believe the...

Yes.



I'm not sure, but I believe the contractor said it wasn't necessary because its function was duplicated in the outdoor unit. Again, I'm not sure of that.
03-04-18, 12:58 PM
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Sorry for the confusion - I think I meant "second...

Sorry for the confusion - I think I meant "second stage"



Yes, the stat does have that and it's set to 30F.
03-04-18, 11:11 AM
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HVAC guy stumped: Auxiliary heat not working...

My system is an original Nordyne LP furnace in a 1991 mobile home. The heat pump is a Maytag (Nordyne) MSH4BE024KA 2.0 ton installed in April 2015.

In October 2015 I noticed that the aux heat (LP)...
02-12-18, 07:05 PM
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Thank you, Norm201, I already spent quite a bit...

Thank you, Norm201, I already spent quite a bit of time doing that before I posted here and I found nothing.

I'm looking to block the trap of the fixture itself, not the waste pipe.

Perhaps I...
02-12-18, 04:38 PM
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Posted By ruauu2

Test plug/balloon for toilet trap?

I occasionally have the need to block a toilet trap.

I have successfully used a toy latex balloon but I was hoping there was a more convenient way, like a test plug or balloon made to go in a...
09-25-17, 09:19 AM
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Posted By ruauu2

Yes, the fan blades are clean.

Yes, the fan blades are clean.
09-25-17, 08:08 AM
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Dehumidifier: frosts immediately upon startup...

I have a Frigidaire dehumidifier that is less than 2 years old. It seems to be running more than it used to and it's running more than it's resting.

Immediately after starting, the coils start to...
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Because it needs: -- a new clutch -- at...

Because it needs:

-- a new clutch
-- at least one new wheel
-- a new fuel tank

It also has possibly a carb issue - it seems like it runs too rich or maybe it has a partially-sheared flywheel...
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Buying walk-behind mower: scary reviews...

It's time to replace the 18-year-old Toro rear-wheel drive mulching mower. It's been fairly good and its B&S engine has been great.

I went to Lowe's and the salesperson told me how great the...
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