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06-15-17, 10:16 AM
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Posted By rkpatt

There were widespread evaporator coil failures...

There were widespread evaporator coil failures Goodman units a few years ago but I don't know if that issue has been ironed out which is one of the main reasons why I am asking.
06-15-17, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,740
Posted By rkpatt

Goodman vs Rheem ?

I nieed to replace 2 systems ( basic single stage gas split - 80%/14 SEER) in a rental property. Which brand would be most reliable and last the longest assuming competent installation and...
01-05-17, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By rkpatt

Sweat joint on shower valve barely seeping (pinhole) ?

On another project, while changing the cartridge on a delta shower valve I noticed that a sweat joint was damp . Checked it with tissue and verify the leak (barely seeping). It is unlike that it can ...
01-05-17, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By rkpatt

Saddle valve on hot water line

I want to install a an ice maker type saddle valve on hot water line in crawlspace to be use just to assist is draining down the system seasonally (lines don't slope in one direction) . Will the...
08-23-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By rkpatt

Waht is the temperature of the attic. Extreme...

Waht is the temperature of the attic. Extreme temps cause big losses.
07-26-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,273
Posted By rkpatt

Goodman vs Rheem gas split system ?

I am about to start a remodeling project which will require me to replace 1997 Goodman furnace and AC system (never had any problems with it !) and ductwork. I need too stay in the lower price range...
07-03-12, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,152
Posted By rkpatt

Adding more soffit ventilation - vinyl soffit currently installed ?

I want to cut in more soffit vents at my house to improve the attic intake ventilation . The house currently has a hidden vent vinyl soffit material ( eg...
10-27-11, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,687
Posted By rkpatt

GE dehumidifier humdistat calibration

I recently compared the setting of my GE 40 pint per day dehumidifier to a properly calibrated hygrometer. The dehumidifier setting of 55% RH (lowest) was shown corresponded with a setting of 68% RH...
01-11-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,213
Posted By rkpatt

I suggest passing on the Filtrete 3M50 for this...

I suggest passing on the Filtrete 3M50 for this and look into purchasing a Bayweb www-Bayweb.com , Proliphix - Proliphix (http://www.Proliphix.com) wired Ethernet thermostat or an Ecobee WIFI...
01-11-11, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,808
Posted By rkpatt

I have been using the Filtete 3M50 for a few...

I have been using the Filtete 3M50 for a few weeks. It has lost the connection a few times and had to be reset. I hoope that the will offer a wired Ethernet model or adapter. I am looking forward to...
12-05-10, 06:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,808
Posted By rkpatt

The Filtrete 3M50 at Home Depot appears to be a...

The Filtrete 3M50 at Home Depot appears to be a "relabeled" Radiothermostat CT30
(see RADIO THERMOSTAT Welcome (http://www.radiothermostat.com))

I am pretty sure that Proliphix network...
12-04-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 41,300
Posted By rkpatt

ArgMeMatey - Good points . Hopefully the Filtrete...

ArgMeMatey - Good points . Hopefully the Filtrete 3M-50 model will be a success and HD will makes sure that they keep customers satisfied .

I wonder how reliable this new generation of network...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-17-10, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,654
Posted By rkpatt

I recently experienced this situation . I changed...

I recently experienced this situation . I changed the thermocouple and cleaned the pilot. However the problem continues and I ahd to repalce the gas valve. Hopefully I can get a few more years out...
11-06-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,962
Posted By rkpatt

ecman51- I checked things as you suggested....

ecman51-

I checked things as you suggested. No movement of the meter and the gas line is not clogged.

I have removed the valve and need to get a new one .

As the unit is !0+ years old...
11-06-10, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,962
Posted By rkpatt

The meter is not moving any when power is applied...

The meter is not moving any when power is applied to the valve

There are other gas appliances branching off the line that are woring fine.

Tapping on the valve with the wooden handle of a...
11-05-10, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,962
Posted By rkpatt

Goodman GMP 075 furnance - no flame ?

Goodman GMP 075-3 furnance - no flame

Symptoms=

ID fan runs. The ignitor glows for a few seconds (no flame or gas sound/odor then everything shuts down and recycles.

I disconnected the...
Replies: 4
Views: 4,235
Posted By rkpatt

Maybe it is little better (lower differential) ...

Maybe it is little better (lower differential) with the insulated cover on .
Replies: 4
Views: 4,235
Posted By rkpatt

A new thermostat took care of it . The...

A new thermostat took care of it . The differential is 15-20 degrees F .
Replies: 4
Views: 4,235
Posted By rkpatt

Electric water heater thermostat temperature differential ?

What is the typical normal off/on cycle temperature differential for electric water heater thermostats ? ie - set thermostat at 130 deg F and it opens shuting off the power to element at at a...
Replies: 103
Views: 232,281
Posted By rkpatt

FWIW - Harborfrieght ( HF ) now has an "airless...

FWIW - Harborfrieght ( HF ) now has an "airless plastic welder" . It looks like a soldering iron with a flat tip . Some unversal plastic welding rods are included. However , this unit does not have...
Replies: 21
Views: 39,948
Posted By rkpatt

I am late to the thread but I am wondering if...

I am late to the thread but I am wondering if there is anything new since the last post in 2008. I want to try the rods that are available locally -

Alumiweld - HF
Bernzomatic - HD/Lowes...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,736
Posted By rkpatt

I was wondering if the metal ratchet lever should...

I was wondering if the metal ratchet lever should have tension from a spring . The "barrel" * that it pivots in looks like a spring and I wondered if an end (s) of the spring that tensions the...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,736
Posted By rkpatt

Here are some photos of the trimmer head - ...

Here are some photos of the trimmer head -

linetrrimmerhead1 pictures from home & garden photos on webshots (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/album/574495926YxaimE?vhost=home-and-garden)
Replies: 3
Views: 3,736
Posted By rkpatt

Weedeater GTI 17 XP Sensor Feed head ?

I was recently given an old but rarely used a Weedeater GTI 17 XP curved shaft gas line trimmer by a neighbor without the manual. I changed the brittle fuel line and it started right up and runs...
Replies: 31
Views: 154,791
Posted By rkpatt

There is some pretty good infomation for this on...

There is some pretty good infomation for this on the froums at OdyClub.com -- The Honda Odyssey Online Community (http://www.odyclub.com) .
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