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03-28-19, 11:06 AM
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Posted By gotdurt

Yea, but it's really the only place to put the...

Yea, but it's really the only place to put the WS; the garage entrance is on the north side of the garage. With that said, it has been unplugged since we moved here 15 years ago, so I might just...
03-28-19, 08:18 AM
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Posted By gotdurt

Sorry I disappeared for a day, I had to become a...

Sorry I disappeared for a day, I had to become a plumber in addition to my normal responsibilities...

So my findings and theory in my last post were correct; the pipes at the garage are just a...
03-26-19, 12:29 PM
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Posted By gotdurt

I've never noticed that area to be soggy, but it...

I've never noticed that area to be soggy, but it does collect rain runoff and maybe water from using the hose bib on that side.

So I figured part of it out; there's a part of my driveway with a...
03-26-19, 09:32 AM
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Posted By gotdurt

I was told by a friend of my dad's that is a...

I was told by a friend of my dad's that is a plumber in Houston (I used to work for him as a teenager) that it is most likely 3/4" PVC. I'm going to dig up the line near the meter and see what's...
03-25-19, 06:12 PM
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Views: 518
Posted By gotdurt

Water service line leak; trying to find the line?

[Texas, NW Austin area; the house is a production home built in '87 on a monolithic slab on grade]

Our bill has nearly doubled in the last 2 months; the first month we passed it off to other...
07-26-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By gotdurt

Very interesting... I started doing some digging...

Very interesting... I started doing some digging regarding what to match; hp or amps... I came across this heated thread where the pros were pretty well divided, although it seemed that they might...
07-26-18, 02:33 PM
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Posted By gotdurt

It's an old Snyder General, either "guf075nda"...

It's an old Snyder General, either "guf075nda" or "gue075nda" (probably doesn't matter at this point, I'm sure this model has been long discontinued).

Would the extra torque from the 1/3hp have...
07-24-18, 04:39 PM
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Posted By gotdurt

Replacing discontinued blower motor?

I have a furnace blower motor that is getting noisy, and I can't seem to find an exact direct replacement; I attached a photo of the motor's spec's.

1/4 hp
1ph
1075 rpm
60hz
5.3a

The...
05-19-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,498
Posted By gotdurt

How did you get a result with only "5mfd" or...

How did you get a result with only "5mfd" or "5uF"? I did another search for the same spec hoping to find a 1.5" +/- round version (would like to avoid having to make a new bracket), but results...
05-19-18, 10:17 AM
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Posted By gotdurt

Thanks, lol, I've been searching all morning, and...

Thanks, lol, I've been searching all morning, and searches always result in XX/5, never "5" alone... with that said, I was always under the impression that millifarad (mfd) is larger than microfarad...
05-19-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,498
Posted By gotdurt

Need help identifying Capacitor for fan

I have a fan capacitor in my furnace that I suspect is on it's way out, but I'm having a hard time matching spec's online...

1200-010
RIC
5uF+10%-10%
370V-50/60Hz
-40*C/+7-*C
Type NSIPC

It...
11-19-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By gotdurt

That did it; all appears to be back to normal,...

That did it; all appears to be back to normal, thanks for your help! Yes, House was built in 86.
11-18-15, 06:51 PM
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Views: 1,694
Posted By gotdurt

It didn't. I just noticed, however, that the 2...

It didn't. I just noticed, however, that the 2 wires (TH/TR) that connect at the 3-pronged terminal at the valve are not attached to anything, but tape-wrapped and hanging (see following photos) I...
11-18-15, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By gotdurt

Hmm, if I'm reading that correctly, that sounds...

Hmm, if I'm reading that correctly, that sounds like what I have that has the heat not working; here's a better photo for clarification:
http://prints.clfryphoto.com/img/s12/v170/p1730157975-4.jpg...
11-18-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By gotdurt

Need help with furnace/thermostat wiring terminal

A few months ago I had to remove the blower motor one night to lube a squealing bearing. Before I pulled it out, I taped the wires together in order before removing them from the terminal......
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Posted By gotdurt

Question '92 Accord autotrans won't shift out of 2nd

I have a 92 Accord LX automatic that won't shift out of 2nd gear when in drive (up or down). It started off fine this morning, but before I got out of the neighborhood, I noticed it wouldn't...
08-07-05, 07:03 PM
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Posted By gotdurt

Thanks guys. That's what I did; ran the fan with...

Thanks guys. That's what I did; ran the fan with no a/c for about an hour (about all we can take in TX @ 98deg/ 80%humid), everything seemed to be thawed (watched the cond drain) so I cranked it back...
08-07-05, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 67,766
Posted By gotdurt

Ice on A/C lines, fan blowing, but no air

I noticed it getting warm in the house, even though the A/C has been running. I put my hand over the register, and nothing seemed to be coming out. I pulled the cover off of the fan, and the fan is...
06-14-05, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By gotdurt

It's about 4' of 3/4" pvc that goes into a black...

It's about 4' of 3/4" pvc that goes into a black plastic line that runs about 30-40' through the slab. I've tried the vacuum idea which didn't do anything. Thinking next I'll pressurize it with...
06-14-05, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 904
Posted By gotdurt

Clearing algea etc. from Condensation drain?

I posted this in the A/C forum, but thought I might get some good answers here too.

I'm having problems with my A/C condensation drain line clogging. I cut into the line above the slab to see...
06-14-05, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By gotdurt

Clogged condensation drain

I'm having problems with my drain line clogging. I cut into the line above the slab to see what it looks like, and it appears to have a thick layer of algea and crud built up about 1/4" thick (at...
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Views: 4,786
Posted By gotdurt

Just an update - Got the retro kit, put the...

Just an update -
Got the retro kit, put the adapters on, opened the valve, put the system would only take about a 1/3lb; compressor wouldn't cycle. Checked the fuse, relay, jumped the clutch,...
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Views: 4,786
Posted By gotdurt

In order for me to troubleshoot the system, it...

In order for me to troubleshoot the system, it needs to operate. If I do this with R12, I have to pay to have it done, with labor and $70/lb for freon. This can get very pricey, then I have to pay...
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Views: 4,786
Posted By gotdurt

A/C- Honda R134a retrofit?

I am looking to getting my A/C going again in my 92 Accord, and am wondering about these retrofit kits that they claim will work on all vehicles ( http://www.id-usa.com/ ). Has anyone here done this?...
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Posted By gotdurt

Question 1992 Honda Accord hesitation/shudder

The problem is with a 92 Accord LX automatic with 123K miles. It began as an intermittent hesitation / shudder on light acceleration from about 1700-2300 rpm (when warmed-up). When it did this, I...
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