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Posted By CircuitBreaker

How many wires on the old & new switch? The green...

How many wires on the old & new switch? The green is ground (as you obviously already know) the white wire has a push-on (AKA quick connect or Stak-on as they are branded) the black wire has no...
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Posted By CircuitBreaker

This seems to becoming a common trend these days....

This seems to becoming a common trend these days. The manufacturer send another item and want the buyer to "dispose" of the defective product probably because they don't want to pay for shipping back...
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Posted By CircuitBreaker

The same reason a remote is never found when you...

The same reason a remote is never found when you find a piece of electronic equipment for-sale at a thrift store(GoodWill, Savers, or the like). The world may never know the reason for that.:Happy:
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Posted By CircuitBreaker

Yeah there is no way to easily test those without...

Yeah there is no way to easily test those without getting inside the unit.
One of my friends got a Polk PSWi225 without the wireless transmitter but I was able to open it up and the wireless board...
10-22-20, 10:06 AM
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Posted By CircuitBreaker

The relay that controls the compressor is welded...

The relay that controls the compressor is welded (stuck) closed. This is becoming a very common issue with today's electronically controlled appliances. If you are handy with a soldering iron and can...
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Views: 143
Posted By CircuitBreaker

There is no difference at all the listing with...

There is no difference at all the listing with different make & model of phones is just so when you type in "wireless charger for (phone make & model)" you still get that sellers item this is the...
10-16-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By CircuitBreaker

@ Andrew...

@ Andrew (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/members/73907-andrew) well Chicago is a sideways place :D. They also do everything in conduit that can be a good thing if you need to add another wire to...
10-16-20, 11:08 AM
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Views: 339
Posted By CircuitBreaker

There is no wrong or right way unless the device...

There is no wrong or right way unless the device in question states this way up usually with a marking such as "TOP" and an arrow pointing up or "This way up" and an arrow or other marking stating...
10-13-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 247
Posted By CircuitBreaker

I usually say keep the old things running but...

I usually say keep the old things running but this is the one and only case I say get a new one. The new universal ones are good I have one that can charge NI-CD NI-MI and several different types of...
10-13-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By CircuitBreaker

No sorry I was trying to say that is the problem...

No sorry I was trying to say that is the problem with electricity even if the installation is 100% unsafe like my 18AWG x 2 SPT-1 stapled to the walls it will almost always work (as in provide power...
10-13-20, 01:43 PM
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Views: 161
Posted By CircuitBreaker

Yes those "Smart Meters" are not so smart. I live...

Yes those "Smart Meters" are not so smart. I live in a United Illuminating territory and my meter went into "Service Disconnect" mode after a 3.5 day power failure they tried to reset in on their end...
10-13-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By CircuitBreaker

@ pattenp...

@ pattenp (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/members/593627-pattenp) I did not say you said it was unsafe the code is not always 100% about what works and what does not work. buying one large spool...
10-13-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By CircuitBreaker

OK one more question or concern what if the...

OK one more question or concern what if the receptacle in question goes bad or has to be removed or replaced for any reason how would it then be removed if I put some super glue and then screw the...
10-13-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By CircuitBreaker

@ pattenp...

@ pattenp (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/members/593627-pattenp): Code Smode what ciser123 (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/members/560642-ciser123) is proposing is perfectly safe and will...
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Views: 63
Posted By CircuitBreaker

Without a model number we are just guessing here...

Without a model number we are just guessing here but smooth top glass ranges are usually a royal PITB to take apart if the controls are in the front or back and easily accessible you can measure the...
10-10-20, 12:37 PM
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Views: 290
Posted By CircuitBreaker

From what I can tell the boxes are firmly (except...

From what I can tell the boxes are firmly (except one with a SPST switch that box is mounted to a stud on the left side but nothing on the back or other side) in the wall. Do you mean fill the holes...
10-08-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By CircuitBreaker

@ Pilot Dane this may be an easy and quick fix...

@ Pilot Dane this may be an easy and quick fix unless this is a plastic box and the holes are stripped. I am going through the same issue here I went to unplug something and out comes the whole...
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Views: 123
Posted By CircuitBreaker

You don't that is an RF (radio frequency) switch...

You don't that is an RF (radio frequency) switch it only mounts in the wall junction box and it is powered by a small battery inside the unit.
10-06-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By CircuitBreaker

The AC can only be as deep as the wall sleeve...

The AC can only be as deep as the wall sleeve (obviously) but the existing wall sleeve may be longer then the 16" of the current LG unit the only way you will know it to pull the AC unit out and...
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By CircuitBreaker

I had a CyberPower AVR UPS the unit would use the...

I had a CyberPower AVR UPS the unit would use the battery if the incoming AC power got to high or low or the AC line frequency drifted (extremely rare unless you are using a generator for backup...
10-06-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By CircuitBreaker

Yes the sleeve is mounted in the wall and stays...

Yes the sleeve is mounted in the wall and stays there (unless you want a giant gaping hole to let bugs & animals in). The sleeve in the wall may not even be an LG one anyway newer units can be made...
10-06-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By CircuitBreaker

No you don't have to stick with LG all of the...

No you don't have to stick with LG all of the sleeve units I have dealt with before were open (no casing) the sleeve acts as the case of the unit.

In my honest & humble opinion Friedrich...
10-05-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By CircuitBreaker

It looks like this LG was a replacement to a much...

It looks like this LG was a replacement to a much older unit. I don't know if you own or rent the place but if you rent I would call the management and get the maintenance to look at it. Water should...
10-05-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By CircuitBreaker

About the only thing I can think of that may have...

About the only thing I can think of that may have happened is the pan overflowed and water is now in the bottom pan (where it should not be) and not on that black thing (where it should be) under the...
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By CircuitBreaker

Are the baffles able to be opened by hand and are...

Are the baffles able to be opened by hand and are they able to be moved freely? If so it's probably motor replacement time.
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