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Yes, that software monitors more than I...

Yes, that software monitors more than I comprehend. But there are basics in there that can tell you a lot. Read up on fuel trim. This link was quite helpful for me. Fuel Trim Info - Ross-Tech Wiki...
11-06-20, 06:53 AM
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I would send an email to the manufacturer...

I would send an email to the manufacturer including photos of the bagged/compressed and the unrolled bats with a yard stick showing the diminished loft. Tell them you don’t want to remove it and...
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As you know any air leaks in a turbo engine are...

As you know any air leaks in a turbo engine are important to resolve. They can cause and/or complicate many symptoms. I believe you should resolve them first. Yes, I too have used many home remedies...
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I am sure your shop is quite competent and...

I am sure your shop is quite competent and honest. However, you have a tweaked engine with specialized aftermarket components. Your shop is suggesting you remove some of these in order to get back to...
11-02-20, 07:40 AM
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Replace with A/C or heat pump

I live in N.C. near Myrtle Beach in a single family detached one story 1700 sq ft home. It currently has a Carrier A/C model 24ABR342A0031010. It is paired with a Bryant propane furnace. The A/C is...
11-01-20, 06:42 AM
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“Any window in a bathroom that never sees...

“Any window in a bathroom that never sees condensation is probably zero.”

This needs to be addressed as well. What are you doing to remove the moisture/humidity from the bathroom?
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The fast track troubleshooting guide lists a Heat...

The fast track troubleshooting guide lists a Heat Release I/M Test Mode. You could try that and see if water flows. No need to disconnect any wires. Or, pull the fill hose after the valve output and...
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Read up on testing the fill valve. I suspect that...

Read up on testing the fill valve. I suspect that is your problem.
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Add a hair catcher that fits over top of your...

Add a hair catcher that fits over top of your existing drain stopper. ...
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Since you have the soil away from the wall add a...

Since you have the soil away from the wall add a drain pipe along the bottom. Slope it one way slightly and use a drain pipe with holes inside a dirt sock. Then put a dirt filtering cloth against the...
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Not familiar with that brand. Your description...

Not familiar with that brand. Your description sounds like their is more than one symptom. Fill tube freezing then no water after you removed, thawed , and replaced it. Is this correct? If no water...
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I would wonder why he didn’t notice the loose...

I would wonder why he didn’t notice the loose sheathing during the rip off and such. Unless he pulled out the nails that held it down to the rafters. But that would be unlikely. I do wonder why the...
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What about sistering a 2x2 to rafter of the loose...

What about sistering a 2x2 to rafter of the loose sheathing then drawing the plywood down with screws? Maybe a dozen or so over the two foot area. Could have someone standing on roof over the warped...
08-20-20, 09:04 AM
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As stated in first post this was originally a...

As stated in first post this was originally a screened in porch. I know every reader always reads every word of every post and commits it to memory. As such, it was vented to the attic so it would...
08-19-20, 11:36 AM
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Must be from the bricks

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08-19-20, 10:40 AM
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There are only two exterior walls, both of which...

There are only two exterior walls, both of which are all glass. They are tight as required by hurricane building standards for winds etc. If they leak humidity I expect it is minimal. The other two...
08-19-20, 07:33 AM
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It is a Carrier 38MABQ18R3 & 40MBCQ18-3 18000BTU ...

It is a Carrier 38MABQ18R3 & 40MBCQ18-3 18000BTU 20 Seer 410 A heat pump. It has a low speed fan option. It does dehumidify somewhat as I see the condensate output from its pump. Although I have...
08-19-20, 06:49 AM
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Posted By clancy

Is my ceiling leaking humidity

I recently put a 50 pint per day dehumidifier into a 160 sq ft sunroom. It is producing two gallons per day. It has been doing this for the week it has been in place. If I turn it off the RH quickly...
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Existing roof with gutters too high causes water...

Existing roof with gutters too high causes water to wick up under shingles especially with wind driven rain. I have one small area where the sheathing will need to be replaced. So I want this...
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I respect your points regarding waiting for a...

I respect your points regarding waiting for a leak. Too late and too much damage to justify waiting. I will proceed this fall.

Two questions.

First, I am interested in the solar reflective...
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When to replace shingle roof

House is 21 years old and has basic asphalt type shingles. Iíve been on the roof and did not see evidence of cracked, split, raised, missing, or curled shingles. From the attic I have a clear view of...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-09-20, 07:14 AM
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Posted By clancy

May be too late but have you considered a...

May be too late but have you considered a stainless steel tank? Glass lined tanks have shorter life cycles due to failure often from the glass lining cracking or having not been made well.

Read...
07-23-20, 06:52 AM
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Posted By clancy

What is condition of crawl space

I understand you have zero access to the crawl space and have no willingness to deviate here, but this may be the source of your moisture or at least a contributor. If it is essentially a sealed...
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Agree with checking fan clutch. Also, if you have...

Agree with checking fan clutch. Also, if you have been lax with engine maintenance that would exacerbate overheating. An out of tune engine runs hotter, especially under load. A neglected trans and...
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Hardy prefers you have at least a couple in...

Hardy prefers you have at least a couple in inches below their siding, and have flashing in place. They do not want water sitting on or seeping underneath or behind their product.

I would also...
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