Search: Posts Made By: Steve McMahan
Showing results 1 to 25 of 54
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Steve McMahan

Here it is: ...

Here it is:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/7d4e4340_be9b_49d7_bcce_81ac26370b94_c1f9b0c7f4ed8726cdcd65956600e4ffc3f9a57a.jpeg
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Steve McMahan

So, I replaced the transformer and that did the...

So, I replaced the transformer and that did the trick. Thanks for the help.
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Steve McMahan

Thanks for clarifying the title. So your saying,...

Thanks for clarifying the title. So your saying, since I’m installing a timer, I’m really changing the function of the lighting scheme and I ought to eliminate the 4 way function. This light is at my...
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Steve McMahan

Installing digital timer with three switches controlling the lights

Sorry for the long title, but the issue is that I have a set of porch lights that are controlled by three separate wall switches and I wanted to install one of those timer wall switches so I could...
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Steve McMahan

Question Weird “growth” on exterior door trim

Hello:

I recently purchased a Vaca home and I have metal French doors with some sorta foam (yellow) trim (see pictures) that have some sort of growth in the corners and along the edges. I would...
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Steve McMahan

Exclamation Here’s a question, and I apologize in advance of...

Here’s a question, and I apologize in advance of its a dumb idea, but can I plug the transformer in and touch the two leads used to power the light to see if I
get a spark? I contacted the previous...
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Steve McMahan

Here is the neon element mounted outside.

Here is the neon element mounted outside.
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Steve McMahan

I think I attached a pic of the two parts. Let me...

I think I attached a pic of the two parts. Let me know if this helps determine the path forward.
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Steve McMahan

Smile Neon light issues

I purchased a home and it had this great neon light for the house number, with an integrated parrot lol.

When I plug in the unit, I get nothing. The complete unit consist of a transformer-looking...
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Steve McMahan

Worked

Well, I ultimately decided to glue and screw the additional 5/8” thick plywood to the existing plywood (I removed the vinyl plank floor). The results were amazing, no walking and far less vibrations....
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Steve McMahan

Should I glue and screw the plywood to the...

Should I glue and screw the plywood to the subfloor? Any idea on the fastener spacing?
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Steve McMahan

Washer walks

Hello:

I have a top loader, Kenmore top loader that walks around on the spin cycle. When it does that, it spills water from the top of the unit on the floor. I’ve had it looked at (the tech...
07-04-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

Problem solved. Ok, let me explain. As the...

Problem solved.

Ok, let me explain. As the pictures try to illustrate, the problem was not as obvious as I expected. As you know, I set out to replace the temp sensor or the flame sensor on the...
06-24-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

So, I finally got through to someone who could...

So, I finally got through to someone who could help. It was the local HVAC co. that sells these units. The owner of the company called me and told me how to fix it over the phone. If you look at the...
06-23-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

Steam boy, when you remove that “cover”, there is...

Steam boy, when you remove that “cover”, there is no access. What it seems like, is the internals of the combustion chamber were built and the clam shell was sealed behind it, making any maintenance...
06-22-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

Looking at the unit, the main gas line penetrates...

Looking at the unit, the main gas line penetrates the bottom clamshell in the left, rear section. The penetration has a fiber seal around the line and the hole; a very tight looking fit.
06-22-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

Pjmax, it has three items coming into the bottom,...

Pjmax, it has three items coming into the bottom, the pilot gas tube and igniter (the pic with the alum tube and orange wire) and the temp sensor (the pic with the white wire).
06-22-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

What’s weird, is under that plate are two small...

What’s weird, is under that plate are two small holes, one for the pilot gas tube and one for the red wire, which is the ignition source. It must be a gasket or seal because when I removed it, it was...
06-21-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

As I tried to show in the pictures, the entire...

As I tried to show in the pictures, the entire clamshell combustion chamber unit does not have any parts attach into it with screws, not 2 or 3. The pilot tube, ignition wire, and temperature sensor...
06-21-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

Ok, so I will try and answer your questions. This...

Ok, so I will try and answer your questions. This wall unit is at my cabin in the local mountains, so I don’t have access daily. There are two identical units, installed in 2005; one on each floor of...
06-20-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

Corrected model number

I finally was able to reach back with a small older phone to take a picture of the mfg tag on the furnace. The model number I provided was wrong; the correct model number is 5507332. I noticed the...
06-15-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Steve McMahan

Installing thermocouple in Williams 3508732 wall furnace

Hello:

I was having the classic pilot will not stay lit problem with my Williams wall furnace, so I purchased a replacement thermocouple and went to replace it, but for the life of me, I cannot...
05-11-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Steve McMahan

pJmax, my problem is, the supply line cannot keep...

pJmax, my problem is, the supply line cannot keep the tank full enough to avoid pump cavitation while that pump to element relief is connected. Once I removed it, all was well. I am worried by...
05-09-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Steve McMahan

Airman, sorry. It’s at my rental home. But if you...

Airman, sorry. It’s at my rental home. But if you know about these coolers, it has a tray at the bottom which holds the source water which is regulated with a float valve and a pump sits in that...
05-09-18, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Steve McMahan

Smile Pump to element hose has extra drain hose?

I have a question for you guys. The hose that goes from the pump to the top of the element has a fitting in the middle with a1/8 inch hose connector that goes out of the unit and ends up at a vent...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 54
 


 
Forum Jump