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Thanks to both of you for helping me understand...

Thanks to both of you for helping me understand the function.
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Posted By edarte

Toilet refill valve questions

(Background - I have an American standard toilet that has always had a poor flushing action in that it often does not totally clean the bowl. It seems to help if you keep the flushing lever...
07-22-16, 09:43 PM
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Hi Pete, Everything is working perfectly...

Hi Pete,

Everything is working perfectly now. Thank you so much for all your help.

I think the site is miss-named. I certainly did not doitmyself.

Cheers,
Ed
07-22-16, 01:49 PM
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Hope this helps to clarify what I said in post...

Hope this helps to clarify what I said in post #13 (Note yellow and purple wires used on motor to set direction of spin and connections to compressor not shown in order to simplify drawing)68700
07-22-16, 09:57 AM
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Posted By edarte

Hi PJmax, Again really appreciate you taking...

Hi PJmax,

Again really appreciate you taking the time again to help me out here. I apologise in advance for my wordiness I just am trying to provide you with as much clear info as possible.

1...
07-21-16, 04:37 PM
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Posted By edarte

I am trying to replace my old heat pump condenser...

I am trying to replace my old heat pump condenser fan motor. My old (Rheem) motor had three wires coming from it.
Black - was connected to some sort of switch/relay - labelled # 1 in picture...
07-21-16, 10:27 AM
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Posted By edarte

Is this a possible explanation? Maybe the...

Is this a possible explanation?

Maybe the fan motor bearings were damaged several months back when the motor may have needed oiling, just not damaged enough to seize up. Since then the bearings...
07-20-16, 05:21 PM
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Posted By edarte

OK, I took the capacitor out and I tried testing...

OK, I took the capacitor out and I tried testing using my multi-meter and steps I got off YouTube. It appears the capacitor is fine if this test is valid.

(test - touch Fan & Common terminals...
07-19-16, 08:16 PM
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Posted By edarte

Hey no worries - appreciate the input.:) Ed

Hey no worries - appreciate the input.:)

Ed
07-19-16, 08:13 PM
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Posted By edarte

Hi Pete, I am pretty good with maintenance...

Hi Pete,

I am pretty good with maintenance and have faithfully oiled the inside blower motor 12 drops of electric motor oil every two years because the owner's manual says to do so. However the...
07-19-16, 05:37 PM
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Posted By edarte

Appreciate you helping me out here. I too at...

Appreciate you helping me out here.

I too at first wondered if it was the motor's bearings but do you really think that could be the cause if, as soon as the unit shuts off and I power off and...
07-19-16, 03:47 PM
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Posted By edarte

Rheem heat pump fan “temporarily" seizes up

One day, about two months ago, while in heating season, I noticed that my heat pump (Rheem RPKA-042JAZ mfg in 1996) had stopped working (inside furnace/blower continued to work.) I went outside and...
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Posted By edarte

Help with solving gutter leaks

Reposted in hopes of a reply

I have 10 year old hidden gutters that are lined with EPDM. The material itself looks ok but several of the seams are coming apart. Looks like the previous owner has...
07-07-08, 05:15 PM
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Posted By edarte

Thanks Jarredsdad and WDIBAA

Just wanted to thank you both again for helping me solve this problem. I was able to pick up a new transformer for $27 (I was quoted $120 as a start for a service call and nobody was available for...
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Posted By edarte

Eternabond vs. Liguid Rubber - which is better?

I have 10 year old hidden gutters that are lined with EPDM. The material itself looks ok but several of the seams are coming apart. Looks like the previous owner has tried patching with asphalt roof...
07-01-08, 06:10 PM
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Posted By edarte

Thumbs up UPDATE - Air Handler blower/fan never works

Jarredsdad:

Thank you again for taking the time to help - very generous with your experience.

I just got off the phone from Honeywell and then saw your post. I think you are telling me the...
07-01-08, 03:21 PM
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Posted By edarte

Air Handler Blower never works

OK, so I checked out the transformer as Jarredsdad suggested and sure enough it looks like it is fried. The primary is getting 220+ volts but I got zero out of the secondary. Now that I have...
07-01-08, 10:02 AM
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Posted By edarte

Air Handler Blower/Fan never works

Thanks so much for taking the time to help me with this. I will check out the transformer next.

I have been doing more reading on this site and am now concerned that maybe, when I replaced my...
06-30-08, 06:14 PM
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Posted By edarte

Air Handler Blower/Fan never works

System stopped working two days ago with no warning. Was set to cool but nothing was working. I have switched thermostat fan setting from auto to on and then tried a jumper between R and G on...
06-30-08, 06:11 PM
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Posted By edarte

Air Handler Blower/Fan never works

System stopped working two days ago with no warning. Was set to cool but nothing was working. I have switched thermostat fan setting from auto to on and then tried a jumper between R and G on...
01-09-08, 04:54 PM
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Posted By edarte

Follow up question

So my plan is to tackle the problem first from the interior by removing inside drywall to see what damage might be. In this way I hope to avoid stucco repair unless it is necessary. I am hoping to...
01-09-08, 10:51 AM
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Posted By edarte

I was afraid this is what I would have to do

Thanks to both of you for the quick response. As my motto in life is "nothing is ever easy" I figured I could not get away with a quick fix. This leak is at the very outside corner of the deck...
01-09-08, 03:52 AM
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Posted By edarte

Advice on how to proceed with siding leak

I purchased this house about six months ago and I recently discovered that water has been running from a second story deck and leaking into the wall where the deck attaches to it. I noticed that the...
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