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Burning Smell in Vehicle after heating up

Hi folks,

I have a 2012 Rav4 4 cyl with 99k. I changed spark plugs, cleaned MAF and Throttle body, dropped transmission pan and changed filter along with the transfer case and rear diff oil. I was...
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I will see if I can get some time to open it back...

I will see if I can get some time to open it back up and access the capacitors and control panel to see if anything obvious is going on. If I can find the voltage regulator board, I could get it out...
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It is NG. We tested it and got 177 volts and not...

It is NG. We tested it and got 177 volts and not the 240 it should produce. The unit will start right up when you manually over ride it, but shutdown within 15 seconds. I am not very skilled when it...
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Briggs/Stratton generator: low voltage code FC 3

Hello,

My Briggs and Stratton Model # 040326 REV NO 01 !2 KWH generator kicked on and ran for 15 hours and then died sometime around 5 am this morning. Replaced old battery and it started up, but...
09-29-19, 10:02 AM
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Condensate line was clogged causing the safety...

Condensate line was clogged causing the safety switch to shut down air handler. I used my shop vac to suck down the blockage and A/C has caught up and house is back to normal. Thanks for the help.
09-28-19, 08:46 PM
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Air Handler Not Blowing At All

I have an Airtemp AC system with the air handler in the attic. This is the second issue I have had with it. First few months board went and was blowing hot air. Today I found the outside unit...
07-05-19, 08:31 PM
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Flooring options for 3 season playroom.

Hello,

Looking for flooring options for 3 season play room that does not have heat or ac in it. Would like to put in LVT, but worried about extremes in temperature being an issue. Could it be...
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Best way to remove nails from 5/16'' oak floor to reuse boards

I am looking for the best way to remove the nails from 2'' x 5/16'' red oak floor boards so that I can reuse them to repair sections in the house I moved into. I do not want to mangle the boards up...
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Water Leaking where the two"houses" of a split level meet

Hello,

I am in a split level house 2 yrs now. It has an enclosed porch that had a roof leak due to the previous owner's idiotic layout of the porch. I had to have underlayment removed, flashing...
10-16-18, 02:45 PM
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I understand the sistering and or strapping. It...

I understand the sistering and or strapping. It is just another cost that would be added on to a never ending project. Carpenter is not dumb, he is under the assumption the drywall installers would...
10-15-18, 08:46 PM
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Drywall installation in enclosed porch

Hello,

I am renovating an enclosed porch and getting ready to have drywall installed. My concern is that the joists are not completely level and the ceiling will look wavy. Room is 13.6 x 22.6....
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Thanks for the ideas. I will go clean up some of...

Thanks for the ideas. I will go clean up some of the political trash and get the tank outlined and maybe just start digging in the middle. This is definitely something I am going to do on my own and...
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Finding old septic tank access lid

Hello,

I have an old septic tank made of cinderblock walls and a concrete lid on my property. I have found one of the 6'' inspection/pump out ports but want to know where to find the 24'' concrete...
02-08-18, 04:56 PM
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There is no sheathing other than the foam. There...

There is no sheathing other than the foam. There may be nailing strips on the foam, but I doubt it. The 2 corners are plywood I believe because of shear force. This build out is poorly designed...
02-07-18, 05:07 PM
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Replace rigid foam sheathing?

Hello,

I have a 300 sq ft "sun", florida room, enclosed porch. I want it to be usable for my kids. It has single pane windows that I am going to replace. In order to do that I need to take off the...
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I had similar issues last winter with percolating...

I had similar issues last winter with percolating sound at the boiler that sounded a whole lot different as you went up into the house. It was "kettling" I bought the boiler cleaner at Home Dumpster...
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I am hoping that the system is already drained....

I am hoping that the system is already drained. From what I have been sent I think I can shut the gas off between the hot water heater and the boiler with a valve and not worry about capping a line....
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Disconnecting Gas Boiler for Removal

Hey Guys,

I have the opportunity to get a backup gas boiler for my 29 yr old weil mclain boiler cheap. One of the reasons it is cheap is because I would have to disconnect it and haul it out. Can...
08-10-17, 09:37 AM
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Area was cool this morning. It was noticeably...

Area was cool this morning. It was noticeably warmer to the touch in contrast to the rest of the wall last night. Kind of like an animal was sleeping there. The garage is old drywall will failing...
08-09-17, 07:21 PM
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9PM and daughter's room has a warm spot 2ft up the wall in corner of her room???

I live in an uninsulated, brick split level. My daughter's room is above the garage and the corner in question faces Southwest. It is dark and my daughter just woke up screaming because she thought...
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I understand your explanation completely. Yes. I...

I understand your explanation completely. Yes. I do have to separate issues. New to riding mowers and the two of have experience with just recently reveals a huge difference in sound between the two....
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craftsman lt1500 wheels toe in

Picked up a 3 yr old riding mower for $150 and the front wheels both toe in. How do I fix it on this cheap mower? It runs well and cuts well but is really loud. Idles and throttles very well, just...
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Replacing AC- Mold in air handler and plenum

I am getting quotes for replacing my AC system. Air handler in attic and outdoor condenser. Air handler and parts if plenum have mold in them. Do I need to replace the flex duct runs as well? I have...
02-02-17, 10:45 AM
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If I rigid foam the floor joists and spray foam...

If I rigid foam the floor joists and spray foam the perimeter, the floor with be air sealed. The back of the house has the original wood door with untempered glass and two original windows. I will...
02-02-17, 06:27 AM
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3 season or Florida room unusable

Hello All,

I just moved to a new home in July that has an additional 260sq ft room on the back. It has 8 windows and a 36'' door in it. The sheathing is 1'' foam and then it is vinyl sided. The...
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