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FWIW, when I got my new washer, the delivery guy...

FWIW, when I got my new washer, the delivery guy wanted to hook it up. No thanks! After reading posts on the subject, I put some white teflon paste on the plastic threads, no tape. Made the metal...
03-28-20, 12:49 PM
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Troy Bilt Pony Carb-tank Problem

I got gifted an older Troy Bilt Pony tiller with a 5HP B&S engine. Long story short, the carb/tank assembly is rusted to hell and it appears the fuel tank is supposed to have some sort of...
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Got the seal off. Really is pretty easy. At...

Got the seal off. Really is pretty easy. At first I thought there might be some goop, but it was just the rubber sort of sticking to the metal. Like all such things, putting it back on took a...
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Is that big spring the only thing that hold the...

Is that big spring the only thing that hold the seal on? No goop or anything under the seal? thanks
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That makes sense but to do that you need to...

That makes sense but to do that you need to remove the big rubber door seal. Maybe I will try that on the to-be-returned unit. With the seal out I think the hinge back side is right there. Might...
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Exactly what the manual says, but when you get it...

Exactly what the manual says, but when you get it in your hand it does not make any sense. There is some mention of pins on the hinge which I am guessing help to position it in its mount. Push...
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All good ideas. Being, let's say, persuasive, ...

All good ideas. Being, let's say, persuasive, I am getting a new washer, I Refused repair. And being quite unrelenting,, I got a loaner delivered at about 6:30 PM last night. So while I want...
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Electrolux Model

The model is EFLW427UIW0. I guess Electro refers to this as a 400 series. And yes indeed the door reverses. There are a few videos but none show how the hinge comes out of the washer. The manual,...
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Water Hook up Plastic threads

As noted in another post, I mentioned we got a new Electrolux washer. The clutz who delivered it, went to hook up the water lines, against my better judgement I let him at it. Not surprisingly, he...
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Electrolux washer door reversal

We just got a new Electrolux front loader. The manual is sketchy, at best, for reversing the door. The Electrolux customer service people were nice enough to give me the names of local repair people...
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Another question: how about the fittings? ...

Another question: how about the fittings? Replacements screw/snap onto the old r12's?
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A/C hoses

If the original (r12) hoses appear OK, how long does it take for the 134 to permeate through them? Is it like a day, month later or needing a recharge 2 or 3 years later?

And I guess suggestions...
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DIY conversion from r12 to 134

I just got a pretty nice condition 1982 Mercedes Benz and most of the 'systems' are in good shape or I made some (straight forward)repairs to the must fix items: steering damper, exhaust, O2 sensor,...
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I tried those things and it seems that with a '0'...

I tried those things and it seems that with a '0' tension setting, it still takes a bit of tug to get the thread through the disks. In fact, I broke the thread a couple of times. I meticulously...
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Kenmore sewing machine tension control

I am not sure if the tension control on my model 1560 (old machine but works well: I think there is also a model number 148 on the tag, 15600) ever was quite right. I took apart the knob assembly...
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Toilet Won't fill

Well, I got an answer. The toilet in question is a summer rental property. Problem happened while there were renters and the rental agency called a 'plumber' (??) 'cause they could not immediately...
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Decking Choices

I just built a deck using Veranda. No real issues with the installation or coloration but its only been 2 weeks so we'll see.

Interesting, I read some of the earlier comments about Trex different...
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Curved decking

Somewhere, probably on line, a while ago, I saw a video on how to curve decking. I think Trex also has a booklet.

It does not look like an easy chore and seems like you would need some...
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Toilet tank won't fill: Once a month or so

I just had a repeat problem with my toilet tank not filling. The previous owner (of this mostly summer-vacation house, I have owned the house for about a year) installed a warm water mixing valve...
08-17-09, 05:03 AM
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Magic Chef range ignition

I finally got back to looking at the replies

All the comments are consistent to what I observe. With regards to the ignitors: All but one seem to spark pretty well. I will check the 'non...
07-30-09, 05:22 PM
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Magic Chef Range Ignition Problem

I got a Magic Chef gas range with a house purchase and it seems to be in excelllent condition although it was installed in 1992. It is in a summer use only house so I don't expect it ever got much...
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Whirlpool Refer overflow

Since I got rid of the ice damn to the drain, no problems. I still do not know what caused the original freeze up of the drain so I dont know that I fixed anything other than freeing / thawing out...
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Water logged Whirlpool Refer

My problem continued so I emptied out the freezer and found the drain in the back of the freezer (after removing the 'fan guard' etc) was frozen solid with ice. I thawed the mess out with a hair...
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Leaky Whirlpool Refer/Freezer

I havent had a problem in several days now so, lacking anything else to try, I turned on the ice maker ( havent made ice in a month or two) to see if anything different will happen.

We'll see what...
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Water leaking into Refer from Frzr-Whirlpool Refer

I read the previous listings and I think I have same/similar problem. I have a layer of ice under the (I guess) fan compartment in the freezer. I am guessing the ice is blocking the dehumidifier...
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