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Nut is quite tight..It's been there for nearly 20...

Nut is quite tight..It's been there for nearly 20 years...*Big Grin*
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Loosen water supply line nuts - what to use?

Hello,

Seems that there is a leak from a supply line hose under Bathroom basin. Need to loosen the bolt that connects hose to faucet.

What's the ideal/recommended method to loosen this bolt....
01-02-20, 02:57 AM
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Posted By nkaufman

@pattenp - So, I take the wires at the door...

@pattenp - So, I take the wires at the door switch and connect them. Then what should I do? Which end do I test? Bell? Transformer?
01-01-20, 05:39 PM
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@pattenp - You are right. Since I was referring...

@pattenp - You are right.
Since I was referring to Transformer, not sure why one would think anything else.

With what I've done, it seems that Transformer seems fine. Wiring or Bell could be an...
01-01-20, 03:46 PM
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Posted By nkaufman

Doorbell not working

Hello,

Got a doorbell that is no longer working.

Took the switch off and joined the two wires together, NO CHIME.

Cleaned Bell and found transformer.

Using multi-meter on Transformer...
05-19-19, 05:53 PM
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Posted By nkaufman

Leaking A/C

Hello,

Have a Furnace in the basement and see that water is dripping down from the furnace aluminum tube that goes to the second floor, don't see any water leaking from the tube that goes to the...
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Posted By nkaufman

I did mention in the very first sentence: ...

I did mention in the very first sentence:

"Recently Whirlpool dishwasher started leaking from bottom center.."

anyhow, DW started leaking water again though much less now.

Finally, called...
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Leaking dishwasher

Hello,

Recently Whirlpool dishwasher started leaking from bottom center, after I took off the bottom panel, I could see water dripping from the center.

After a couple of days, I took of the...
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Posted By nkaufman

Thanks everyone for their comments. One...

Thanks everyone for their comments.

One point to note is that we rarely put any food in the disposal, all food items were thrown in the trash and mostly crumbs etc went into the disposal along...
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Posted By nkaufman

I thought Badger was Insinkerator, is that not so?

I thought Badger was Insinkerator, is that not so?
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Posted By nkaufman

Which garbage disposal

Hello,
After about 13 years of service, our current Badger/Emerson Model 1-81, 1/3 HP GD has developed a crack on the body and needs to be replaced.

This model is still being sold and am...
02-18-18, 06:11 AM
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Posted By nkaufman

Changed flapper as well and now everything seems...

Changed flapper as well and now everything seems to be working fine.

New Fill Valve replaces the Ball Fill Valve and I had to keep it at a high height so that the Critical Line was above the top...
02-06-18, 02:58 AM
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Posted By nkaufman

@sidny - I did get the Fluidmaster. How can...

@sidny - I did get the Fluidmaster.

How can one find out if Fill Valve is siphoning?
02-05-18, 03:45 AM
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Posted By nkaufman

@steve_gro - Not sure I'd put it as simple as...

@steve_gro - Not sure I'd put it as simple as that.

One could have cracks on the tank, tank seal could be bad etc. etc.
02-04-18, 10:44 AM
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Posted By nkaufman

@Bob14525 - Don't know what I could have done to...

@Bob14525 - Don't know what I could have done to "flapper" since I didn't even touch it unless something moved while I was unscrewing the Fill Valve nut at the bottom of the tank.

@czizz,...
02-04-18, 06:58 AM
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Posted By nkaufman

Have not noticed any movement per se but then my...

Have not noticed any movement per se but then my eyes are no longer as they used to be and bathroom light isn't very bright. Will take a look at it again with a flashlight.

Funny that flapper...
02-04-18, 06:08 AM
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Posted By nkaufman

Toilet tank empties after replacing Fill Valve

Hello,

Water started leaking from Fill Valve (top portion seemed to have developed a crack).

Replaced Fill Valve and then don't know what came to my mind, I filled tank with water, then shut...
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Posted By nkaufman

thank you fairbank56. you have been spot on in...

thank you fairbank56. you have been spot on in your analysis.
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Posted By nkaufman

Opened the front panel, took out drum and belt....

Opened the front panel, took out drum and belt. Cleaned a bit and see the motor.

Interesting - I see only one spring and not the other (I think fairbank56 alluded to this and if so, he was spot...
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Posted By nkaufman

I'm afraid I did not understand what you meant by...

I'm afraid I did not understand what you meant by being "able to find switch".
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Posted By nkaufman

ok, So the steps to follow is Open front panel,...

ok, So the steps to follow is
Open front panel, take out drum and look at motor centrifugal mechanism specially the springs that you talked about in an earlier post. If one spring is broken then...
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Posted By nkaufman

Dryer worked fine yesterday with ONE issue, it...

Dryer worked fine yesterday with ONE issue, it would not start sometimes (I think about 3 out of 7 loads). In all 3 cases, took out the clothes from the dryer, opened the door, set the timer to a dry...
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Posted By nkaufman

Did 3 loads without any issues now. Opened door...

Did 3 loads without any issues now. Opened door mid-cycle and still no issues.
No humming,
no sound when timer is in OFF position
no heating element on when door is opened (we are going to let...
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Posted By nkaufman

Of course not. I am not going to let this slide....

Of course not. I am not going to let this slide. I am monitoring it closely. The glow of heater coil now goes away when I open the door, I see the glow and it diminishes quickly. And if motor needs...
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Posted By nkaufman

So I will open the front panel and check out the...

So I will open the front panel and check out the motor. What exactly am I looking for? An earlier post suggested that I press the centrifugal mechanism disc to the rear of the motor and release. Will...
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