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it's the theft deterent module and the chafed...

it's the theft deterent module and the chafed wire - the wire touched ground and took out the module - there's a service bulletin posted online - I contacted GM since the issue was a defect in...
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thanks for the input I have a valet key that's...

thanks for the input
I have a valet key that's seldom been used - I'll try that - if the security system is still engaged then it has to be the reader in the ignition switch - bet that's a pricey...
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I tried a different key - must be a sensor in the...

I tried a different key - must be a sensor in the ignition switch
guess it might be time to call a pro
when you got new keys - was that from a dealer?
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about a month back both the security and abs...

about a month back both the security and abs lights were flashing - is the security system tied into the wheel hub?
as for the chip - there's no embedded chip in any of the keys - none that can be...
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2000 Pontiac Gran Prix security problem

the car is a 3.1 - it started and died once idle hit 800 rpms - can't shift out of park - security light flashes - the key does not have an imbedded chip - I tried 2 different keys, still starts and...
02-17-08, 09:25 AM
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a final "so ya know" for owners of older Lennox...

a final "so ya know"
for owners of older Lennox furnaces
the limit switch hung up
the cleaning and bit of lube restored it to working order - it should be replaced though
readjusted it's settings...
02-08-08, 06:40 PM
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bit of an update adjusted the fan off position...

bit of an update
adjusted the fan off position on the limit switch down - 80-85 degrees F
switched the fan to the auto position on the thermostat
the fan/blower runs at it's low speed
of course...
02-07-08, 10:33 PM
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here's what stumps me if it were a bad limit...

here's what stumps me
if it were a bad limit switch - when I switch from auto to on - fan position on the thermostat - the blower should run
it doesn't
if I leave the fan switch in the on position...
02-07-08, 10:21 PM
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Posted By minestaken

read a bunch here - a/c and heat are apples and...

read a bunch here - a/c and heat are apples and oranges as far as the motor is concerned
so
the limit switch controls the blower functions when heating - right? - or wrong?
and once the motor...
02-07-08, 09:59 PM
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Posted By minestaken

the furnace is "old" old enough to have a...

the furnace is "old"
old enough to have a hammock type filter
the limit switch is mechanical - seems spring loaded - it was binding, a touch of lps cleaner/lubricant and it quit hanging up
the...
02-06-08, 07:25 PM
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Posted By minestaken

Lennox blower motor problems

Model G1203-110-3
Blower motor stopped - seemed the fan limit switch was hung up - cleaned and lubed just a touch - worked for a week or so until this morning
switched the thermostat to a/c and the...
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Posted By minestaken

stripping paint from fiberglass

the shower/tub enclosure had been painted once - it's peeling in a spot or two, it was never sealed - or so it seems
Is there an easy way to strip the paint?
I know - replacing the enclosure would...
01-18-07, 07:11 PM
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Posted By minestaken

Removing tile from plaster walls

The tile is easy enough to remove - but the adhesive
any tips on it's removal would be appreciated.
Otherwise it's a whole buncha 60 grit and then skimming the walls after
Thanks
09-12-06, 08:06 PM
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Posted By minestaken

thanks, I called Anderson & Forrester - talked...

thanks, I called Anderson & Forrester - talked with Sid - he faxed a page of their catalogue to make sure I ordered the right orifice - when it came time to order he realized I'd never make a minimum...
09-11-06, 10:11 PM
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Posted By minestaken

thanks - inspected the orifice - there's a crack...

thanks - inspected the orifice - there's a crack at the compression fitting
must be time for some new parts
09-11-06, 07:26 PM
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Posted By minestaken

found the adjustment - Honeywell has the...

found the adjustment - Honeywell has the installation manuals online
now I'll continue to search for the orifice
09-11-06, 06:07 PM
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Posted By minestaken

lennox pilot adjustment

the valve is a Honeywell, model VR800 C 1190 -
the pilot was barely lit so I cleaned the orifice - thought I'd damaged the orifice by cleaning it - now I think it's been in need of cleaning for...
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Posted By minestaken

should have stated - don't use solid copper...

should have stated - don't use solid copper conductor cable - use stranded
09-10-06, 01:40 PM
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Posted By minestaken

thanks - the assembly is available online - I'll...

thanks - the assembly is available online - I'll call around for the orifice
wanted the furnace up and running before it was needed, still have plenty of time

thanks again
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Posted By minestaken

If the garage has a computer then heat is not an...

If the garage has a computer then heat is not an issue - don't use copper - MonsterCable 14 gauge or it's equivalent would be best.
External speaker out of computers would be a mini audio jack -...
09-10-06, 11:42 AM
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Posted By minestaken

it seems I need a replacement venturi Is it...

it seems I need a replacement venturi
Is it available as a part?
09-10-06, 09:28 AM
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Posted By minestaken

pilot issue, Lennox G1203-110-3

the pilot is a standing gas, RobertShaw - there was little gas flow through it - cleaned it, a bit too much
now there is too much gas flowing through it
can the small restrictor - nipple - the part...
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