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Yeah, I got a new one for my wife and wrapped it...

Yeah, I got a new one for my wife and wrapped it up and put it under the tree. She was ecstatic. :) So, was planning on replacing it, just perplexed why it went bad after only about 3 months in...
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Hi Sleeper - here is the video link showing...

Hi Sleeper - here is the video link showing what's happening.

Thanks
Brian

https://youtu.be/F664isXMv0U

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Hi Sleeper. Thanks for the response. Pretty...

Hi Sleeper. Thanks for the response. Pretty sure it is the float and not the handle. Gets stick in the down position. Wish I could post a video.

Brian
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American Standard 4149A float valve not releasing to refill after flush

Hi All - wondering if anyone has experience with this toilet flush valve not releasing from the end of the flush so the that tank refills after flush. I have seen a lot of stuff about the other...
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Water pump / blown electrical

so I checked the battery and it is at 12.5 volts. Also, looked for fusible link there is a black wire coming off the starter relay labeled as fusible link but is goes nowhere. It is about 12 inches...
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Water pump repaired finally, but new problem

so after some delays due to family demands, I finally completed flushing the system and installing the new water pump. After getting everything hooked back up the fix worked fine. Thanks for the...
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Thanks to both of you for the responses. To...

Thanks to both of you for the responses. To clarify this is a gas 5.0 f-150.

XS: Are you saying to remove the thermostat and reassemble the cooling system with the old water pump to allow...
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1996 Ford F-150 water pump

Hi All - I have this old truck that is leaking fluid badly out of the water pump. Couple questions about fixing it. 1) I see a lot of advice about flushing the system before installing the new...
08-14-17, 01:37 PM
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Thanks for the response. I guess that is what I...

Thanks for the response. I guess that is what I am trying to figure out, if it is leaking sewer pipe pushing this stuff up, or it it is something a prior owner dumped here. Would having it scoped...
08-14-17, 01:32 PM
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I have been here for more than a decade, and have...

I have been here for more than a decade, and have always been aware of this area being a problem, but never had a reason to look to closely at it before. I had been thinking an alternate explanation...
08-14-17, 11:36 AM
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Can leaking sewer line be responsible for soil dead zone

Hi, I have a problem in my yard I hope someone here might be able to help me diagnose and provide me some advise on how to deal with it. I have a dead zone in my front yard that nothing can grow in....
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Replacing microwave over range with vent hood

Hi, I am trying to replace the microwave over my moms stove with a vent hood. The micro is too close to stovetop and this is more of an issue now that she is older than it 26 years ago when my dad...
12-12-11, 08:44 PM
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issue resolved :) Still not sure wht exactly...

issue resolved :)

Still not sure wht exactly the connection might have been between the tripping of the circuit and the leak at the spot where the electrical system is bonded to the water supply,...
12-12-11, 06:28 AM
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Chandler, it occurred directly at the collar that...

Chandler, it occurred directly at the collar that attaches that ground wire. That is about 2 inches outside the point where the water line enters the house, and about 6 inches above grade.
12-11-11, 08:34 PM
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Urgent - Water Line sprang a leak where electrical system bonding wire attaches

I am not sure if this is more a plumbing question or a electrical question - maybe both. My plumbing line sprang a leak tonight at the same time as I was doing some electrical wiring and tripped a...
08-17-11, 10:10 PM
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Thanks All for the input. I have a call in to...

Thanks All for the input. I have a call in to the city permit center to see if I can get any usefull local information.
08-14-11, 10:19 PM
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so, I was wondering perhaps running a lateral...

so, I was wondering perhaps running a lateral brace. Of course, lateral bracing should already be there, but that was my first thought. The house exterior is lapped cedar siding, with no osb or...
08-14-11, 08:17 AM
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Mark - good clarifying questions. house interior...

Mark - good clarifying questions. house interior is all drywall, and the cracks are not along the joints, but generally travel on laterals across the walls, usually starting at the corner of door...
08-13-11, 10:36 PM
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Fixing seasonal drywall cracks - really fixing, not patching

Hi - I am going to be starting a project to remove and replace the drywall and install insulation on the exterior walls of my master bedroom in a few weeks. I live in an area where the soil is pure...
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thanks, I'll check out the connections and let...

thanks, I'll check out the connections and let you know...
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Heater and night light in bath fan quit sumultaneously

Hi all -
I installed this Broan 4 function ceiling fan/heater/exhaust/night light about 3 years ago. I worked fine until last week, when both the heater unit and the night light just quit working....
04-16-09, 06:26 PM
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You mention I can hook it up without concern if...

You mention I can hook it up without concern if just for irrigation, but then mention priming? so, do I assume correctly that the priming issue you mention is only if the usages of pump include...
04-14-09, 07:59 PM
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Posted By bjs5334

Hi and thanks for the response - No, this...

Hi and thanks for the response -

No, this system is a irrigation-only system. I understand from the locals that there are a number of the homes in the neigborhood with the same setup. The pump...
04-11-09, 02:51 PM
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well-water irrigation system

Hi -
Late last year I had to disconnect the line that goes from the pump to the pressurized tank on my irrigation system. Looking now to reconnect it, and wondering do I need to make sure there is...
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01-04-09, 11:33 PM
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Posted By bjs5334

Michael - thanks for the link, I agree that is a...

Michael - thanks for the link, I agree that is a great wealth of info and I appreciate not being left a sheep among possible sales wolves. I still want to investigate it because of my concerns about...
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