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Engine stumbling

Look for any suggestions as to why my 2003 GMC Envoy 4.2l would be stumbling while I slown down to stop (basically 5 mph and lower) and well as when removing my foot from the accelerator pedal at...
11-15-11, 12:46 PM
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Floor Bounce

I am thinking of installing tile flooring in my kitchen but I am considered the bounce the floor has would cause the grout/tiles to crack over time. Would using concrete backer board on top of the...
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P0172 error code on a 2003 GMC Envoy

I am looking for suggestions as too a fuel mixture too rich code. I read that it could be a faulty fuel pressure regulator or fuel injectors. I have been told that it is probably the upstream oxygen...
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Sinking Concrete Slab

I have a raised front porch with a concrete slab that is not directly attached to the house structure. OVer the last year the slab as settled on the back side next to the house to the point that rain...
06-13-11, 10:04 AM
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Tripping Breaker

I have a neighbor that has a 15 amp C/B that is acting up. Everything was fine prior to a storm knocking out the power. When the power was restored later in the evening the circuit breaker in...
03-29-11, 07:45 AM
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I did work up the calculations at the full...

I did work up the calculations at the full amperage but I will go back and recalculate based on the true load of the low voltage transformer/s. Thanks for everyone's responses.

Leslie
03-27-11, 08:36 AM
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Voltage Drop

I am currently planning a project to place low voltage lighting at my driveway entrance about 260 feet from the closest electrical source. My initial plan was to run 120 voltage circuit with 10 AWG...
03-23-11, 07:17 PM
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Window A/C Unit question

Can I install a Big Box store type window A/C in a through the wall type application or do I need a unit designed for through the wall use that has the "box" to slide the unit in and out of?
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03-23-11, 12:24 PM
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Vapor Barrier

Does the Kraft paper on batt insulation function as a vapor barrier or just a vapor retarder? Basicaly do I need to use plastic sheeting over the kraft paper to get a true vapor barrier?

Thanks
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03-02-11, 05:06 AM
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Yes it is and I had been using WiFi but was...

Yes it is and I had been using WiFi but was having signal strength problems. Is the tripping more of a nuisance than a safety issue or should I remove the offending adapter and go back to WiFi?
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03-01-11, 09:48 AM
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Arc Fault Breaker

I have an arc fault breaker that seems to randomly trip and I am wondering if the Internet signal I am transmitting through that circuit to connect my router downstairs to my computer upstairs could...
12-28-10, 06:37 AM
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Seems like it may just be easier to move the aux...

Seems like it may just be easier to move the aux heat circuit from the generator subpanel back into the main and fill the empty spot in the sub with the sewage pump circuit thats currently on the...
12-23-10, 05:55 AM
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The 70 amp breaker is in the main panel and...

The 70 amp breaker is in the main panel and protects/feeds the generator transfer switch/panel from the utility side. The majority of the house's "normal" circuits are in the generator panel except...
12-22-10, 10:14 AM
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Utility power to a Generac transfer switch

I have a 70 amp breaker protecting the transfer switch panel on the utility power side and a 65 amps breaker protecting the generator from the transfer switch panel. The 70 amp breaker has been...
11-08-10, 10:02 AM
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Heat Pump Question

I am looking to condition my attached garage and I am thinking of using a split based heat pump instead of taping into the first floor house system because it is only a two ton unit and I don't think...
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Paint matching

First off, sorry for the long post. I have a new house (2 years) that I am trying to touch up the paint on. It is a flat enamel paint and I have the exact paint from a can the contractor left behind...
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Powerpoint Slide Issue

Can anyone tell me why a Powerpoint slide with charts using imbedded Excel spreadsheets can be edit fine on one computer but if the file is sent to another it causes Excel to stop working everytime...
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Wireless Alarm System Limitations

I have an ADT wiresystem installed in my house using all wireless sensors and would like to install another motion sensor in a large garage aprroximately 150-160 feet away from the receiver. ADT told...
09-27-10, 05:29 AM
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Sub Panel

eed some clarification on a sub panel installation. I had an electrician install a permitted sub panel but just realized this weekend when I was in the box to run another sub panel that it doesn't...
09-16-10, 06:55 AM
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Closed cell foam insulation

Need some advice/input on having closed cell foam insulation sprayed on the underside of the roof decking in my attic. They say two to 2 1/2 inches makes a considerable diffrence in overall attic...
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Memory Question

What is the maximum amount of memory that Windows Vista (32 bit) will recognize?

Leslie
09-09-10, 11:46 AM
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Wiill shoot and post some photos this weekend. I...

Wiill shoot and post some photos this weekend. I am assuming that 6x6 and 8x8 boxes are more of an electrical supply store thing than a big box store thing, correct?
09-03-10, 11:21 AM
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How would I go about securing the J-box to the...

How would I go about securing the J-box to the conduit? The largest knockouts I have seen on a J-box are 3/4 inch and my plan is to use the 1 1/2 inch conduit. In my mind I see the conduit turning 90...
09-03-10, 10:23 AM
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Is it permissable to use a J-Box to transition...

Is it permissable to use a J-Box to transition NM-B to THHN so I can use the ROMEX cable inside and the THHN conductors in the conduit? I rememdied the trench issue but don't want to run conduit all...
08-31-10, 10:02 AM
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The panel will be used in a storage shed (24 x...

The panel will be used in a storage shed (24 x 32) so it will be primarily 110v branch circuits for lights and bench outlets (15 and 20 amp) with the capability of running a 220 circuit for something...
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