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02-07-17, 08:19 PM
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Posted By BGC

The clothes do not get stuck in the 1/8" gap.

The clothes do not get stuck in the 1/8" gap.
02-07-17, 11:27 AM
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Posted By BGC

Could the belt be too small - pulling the front...

Could the belt be too small - pulling the front of the drum downward? Or, could the Idler pulley be too rigid? The Idler is a solid piece of metal, without the spinning plastic wheel. Thanks
02-05-17, 01:31 PM
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Posted By BGC

The front plastic bearing ring is intact. With...

The front plastic bearing ring is intact. With the door panel on I discovered there was a 1/8" gap at the top (inside) of the drum at the back wall. When I pushed the drum up from the front...
02-02-17, 09:52 PM
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Posted By BGC

Thanks for your response. What is the correct...

Thanks for your response. What is the correct orientation of the belt? Ribbed side against the drum or smooth side against the drum? Mine is smooth side against the drum. Seems wrong but, there...
02-01-17, 11:04 PM
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Posted By BGC

Noisy Kenmore Dryer

I have a Kenmore Laundry Center (Stacked Unit) Model #11088732793. The tube style dryer drum was making a rhythmic, grinding noise as it rotated.

I removed the top and front panels, removed the...
07-28-16, 01:01 AM
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Posted By BGC

Thermador Wall Heater

I have a bathroom with a Thermador Radiant Wall Heater, vintage 1960. The switch failed long ago. I removed it from the wall and disconnected the 2 wires, attached wire nuts and reattached to wall. I...
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Posted By BGC

Thank you. The graphics tell the story.

Thank you. The graphics tell the story.
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Posted By BGC

Makita Sander BO4551 - white wire lose

I have a Makita hand sander that stopped working. I thought it was the brushes but, they are OK. As I gently separated the case halves I could see a 2" white wire (with a spade lug) from the AC...
09-21-15, 01:27 AM
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Views: 527
Posted By BGC

Thanks for your response. Original floor was...

Thanks for your response. Original floor was concrete. The Ardex installer did not add anything to the mix or coat the concrete with a bonding agent. Installer is going to see it this week. Thanks.
09-19-15, 05:41 PM
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Posted By BGC

Ardex detaching from floor

In 2013 I had about 200 SF of Ardex poured to level a 300 SF room. I'm now getting ready to install an engineered floor. As I was sweeping/cleaning I noticed the Ardex is detached from the original...
04-27-15, 04:44 PM
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Views: 1,563
Posted By BGC

Thanks for your response. I connected the...

Thanks for your response.

I connected the new switch as described above but, only get one speed from the fan. I either have a defective switch or the wiring is incorrect. The 585 switch is a...
04-26-15, 11:04 PM
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Posted By BGC

Leviton 585 range hood switch

I have to replace the 2 speed fan switch on my range hood. New switch is Leviton model 585:
Single pole, pushbutton switch. 2 speed 3 position 3A-125V, 1A-250V.

New switch has 3 wires: black,...
11-28-14, 10:32 PM
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Views: 2,673
Posted By BGC

Could the large ceramic insulator on the GR-402...

Could the large ceramic insulator on the GR-402 be related to the technology at the time it was designed? Could the GR-403 be a newer, better igniter? The GR-403 does not cross reference to any...
11-28-14, 03:45 PM
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Views: 2,673
Posted By BGC

My original igniter part #359-202 was replaced by...

My original igniter part #359-202 was replaced by SGR402 and is now replaced by the GR402. The replacement is longer than the original. Based on web photos, the round ceramic insulator piece is...
11-25-14, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,673
Posted By BGC

Thanks for the information. My dead igniter is...

Thanks for the information.
My dead igniter is a Carborundum style model 359-202. The replacement is SGR402. Below the flame bar, at the valve, is a small, aluminum/silver color, rectangular box...
11-24-14, 10:11 AM
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Posted By BGC

Gaffers & Sattler Oven ignitor

I have a G&S built in wall oven with a bad (physically broken) ignitor (round style.) Model number unavailable but the oven is 30-35 years old. Simple electronics - no circuit boards. The red...
08-04-13, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By BGC

Moisture inside bathroom wall.

In March I opened up the top of an interior wall (16 x 36) behind a shower to replace a valve. When valve install was completed the wall cavity smelled musty so I kept it open for a few weeks ...
05-15-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,610
Posted By BGC

>> Is your house on a slab? Not on a slab ...

>> Is your house on a slab?

Not on a slab pipes run through ceilings and walls. Same path as the original galvanized pipe.

I believe the source of the problem is the vintage Briggs toilet. ...
05-13-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,610
Posted By BGC

As I mentioned in the 1st post, the pipes are...

As I mentioned in the 1st post, the pipes are loud with rushing water when the hose bib is on. Could the noisy copper water pipes be caused by the hose bib set-up described below?

All copper hose...
05-01-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,610
Posted By BGC

The water pressure was adjusted at the PRV. I...

The water pressure was adjusted at the PRV. I reduced it to 50 psi.

The valves at the fixtures are Brasscraft 1/4 turn. All fully open.

The main shut off valve is also 1/4 turn. The tub has...
05-01-13, 07:31 PM
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Views: 3,610
Posted By BGC

All copper ends were reamed, de-burred, prepped,...

All copper ends were reamed, de-burred, prepped, etc.

Can the soldering process draw too much solder into the copper pipe? Is it possible to "over-solder" and create a noisy pipe?
05-01-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,610
Posted By BGC

New copper = loud pipes

I recently changed my galvanized water pipes to Type "L" Copper in my 1950's house. Water pressure is set to 59 psi.

The new bathroom water supply pipes adjacent to a bedroom are very loud when...
03-24-13, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,819
Posted By BGC

After my last post the compression/threaded...

After my last post the compression/threaded fitting was installed with pipe compound and tape - not leaking. I'll wait a few days before I close the wall. Thanks for your help.
03-24-13, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,819
Posted By BGC

"The threads are outside, not used at all,...

"The threads are outside, not used at all, adapter not used at all."

The threads are on the inside of the valve body. The adapters were male.

I'm going to try a USA made 90 degree compression...
03-24-13, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,819
Posted By BGC

I got lucky on the other connection (hot side)...

I got lucky on the other connection (hot side) and, it is 2 away from the threaded adapter. On the cold side (problem side) a 90 elbow has to be installed within 1 of the valve body - a 2 x 4 stud...
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