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    got an F72. RESEARCHING NOW

    got an F72. RESEARCHING NOW
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    after all that frustration i did this...............

    after all that frustration i did this............ If that did not work, try the next Cabrio reset procedure:

    Touch any button on the display pad to clear the error code or press “Pause Cancel.”...
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    thank you for answering. many years ago i gave...

    thank you for answering. many years ago i gave answers too on here. i have a whirlpool cabrio platinum model wtw8240yw0. i bought it from craigslist. i set it up and used it without incident for...
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    cabrio platinum washing machine

    i have a cabrio platinum washing machine model # WTW8240YWO . i bought it used, set it up and used it for a year with no problems. i recently moved and set it up in the new place and half way through...
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    If your pressure was fluctuating that shows you...

    If your pressure was fluctuating that shows you do not have a closed system, meaning there is not a check valve at the meter or the check valve the municipality provides has failed. After you have a...
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    I found the lint area inside the dryer was full...

    I found the lint area inside the dryer was full of lint. It took me months to figure out how to fix it but 15 minutes to fix. There are 4 or 5 screws holding this plate on, accessible from the front....
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    Call state at 1-800-365-0024 or 1-800-365-8170

    Call state at 1-800-365-0024 or 1-800-365-8170
  8. I ended up doing a search on Google about it. As...

    I ended up doing a search on Google about it. As it turns out, my backup disks and backup driver are corrupt. Microsoft is saying that xp does not have a converter and every computer I have put the...
  9. Thank you

    Thank you
  10. My computer will not open word on backed up files

    I have an xp home and I use wordpad to do everything. I recently had to get it reformatted. I used cd's to back up documents. I also used an 8 gb drive called data traveler. It saved it. I paid a...
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    To the plumber that does not fix appliances... I...

    To the plumber that does not fix appliances... I am proud of you. I have been doing plumbing for 35 years, and guess what. I don't fix appliances either. However, I did have this appliance and it...
  12. Had most of this week off, but was real busy for...

    Had most of this week off, but was real busy for about 4 weeks. Enjoyed the break but rather have the work. Atlanta seems to be starting to recover but many are struggling bad. In my county, 500...
  13. On original post... But then he said he was able...

    On original post... But then he said he was able to fill the bathtub before the hot water ran out so there is no problem with the water heater... may not be the dip tube
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    In the atlanta area the trap is typically below...

    In the atlanta area the trap is typically below the floor. In Florida we also put many below the floor.
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    Milo, in those days plumbers usually never forgot...

    Milo, in those days plumbers usually never forgot a trap. The trap is below the floor.
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    Some ball valves are manufactured for multi use....

    Some ball valves are manufactured for multi use. If it says it can also be used for water then it will be OK. If it does not, then don't
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    I agree with milo. If the t & p [temperature and...

    I agree with milo. If the t & p [temperature and pressure] valve discharges, you do not want either the volume of water nor the heat of that water inside your home.
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    Code requirement for a washing machine standpipe...

    Code requirement for a washing machine standpipe is a minimum of 24 inches and a maximum of 48 inches from the trap to the top.
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    [i am going to borrow some of milo's post] Turn...

    [i am going to borrow some of milo's post]
    Turn water off, remove handle, remove center tubular cover. You will see stem [cartridge]. On top of the stem is a skinny, brass or copper U-shaped pin....
  20. It is likely they have been adjusted to low temp...

    It is likely they have been adjusted to low temp at the shower faucet. Under the handle is the adjustment.
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    When I repair this type of faucet I 'never' use...

    When I repair this type of faucet I 'never' use teflon. The seat threads are not tapered, they are straight. The seal is made brass to brass and the pipe dope is simply used as a lubricant. The...
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    I had a service call at a home in seminole county...

    I had a service call at a home in seminole county in Florida with a similar problem. The actual port on the bottom was clogged. The water came from a well. He needed to filter the water when it left...
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    If you have good hot water at other faucets then...

    If you have good hot water at other faucets then the problem must be at this faucet or the piping near this faucet.
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    OK, let's brainstorm this thing. You have...

    OK, let's brainstorm this thing. You have adequate hot water at the fixture next to it. You have removed the hot limit inhibitor. There are no valves in the hot line on the shower that are partially...
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    Speedball, I own a business and I carry liability...

    Speedball, I own a business and I carry liability insurance. There is a certain liability in giving advice that can hurt someone. While I agree that some plumbers are high priced, some of us are very...
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    johnsmom, were you able to remedy your situation?...

    johnsmom, were you able to remedy your situation?

    rniyogiis there any valves or integral stops on your faucet? Does your faucet start with hot or cold when on? The cartridge may be reversed....
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    Your hot limit is similar to the one posted in...

    Your hot limit is similar to the one posted in technique but looks different. There is an tiny o ring on the stem part you got to take off to adjust. No need for a new cartridge. Don't damage the o...
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    I never recommend a homeowner use a sewer...

    I never recommend a homeowner use a sewer machine. I think it is too dangerous and the probability of getting hurt is too high. Plus if they get the cable stuck, what are they going to do?
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    Take the handle off. There is a 2 piece white cog...

    Take the handle off. There is a 2 piece white cog [gear assembly]. The outer piece is how to adjust the hot limit. The inner piece can only go in one way. Adjust the outer piece counter clockwise to...
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    It could be an old washer broke up and is...

    It could be an old washer broke up and is clogging the line. Disconnect from sink and see if supply is clear. Next step is disassemble faucet.
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    Main line stoppage, ask a plumber how much to...

    Main line stoppage, ask a plumber how much to clear
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    Call a plumber, ask how much to clear a main line...

    Call a plumber, ask how much to clear a main line stoppage.
  33. The faucet sounds like a moen château. Typically...

    The faucet sounds like a moen château. Typically cold weather can cause incoming water to be cold enough to reduce the temperature half way during the shower but the first 5 minutes should be great....
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    You said moen, price pfister has that style of...

    You said moen, price pfister has that style of cover. I did not know moen did. I looked at the pic, looks like price pfister to me.
  35. Question: No cold water

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    You have recently added a recycling system to...

    You have recently added a recycling system to your piping?
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    Is it 4" pipe? Is it pvc or is it abs black pipe?...

    Is it 4" pipe? Is it pvc or is it abs black pipe? If it is black pipe, use the compression flange with the 3 allen screws. No drilling.
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    Is the diverter built in on the faucet?

    Is the diverter built in on the faucet?
  38. Call price pfister at 1-800-pfaucet

    Call price pfister at 1-800-pfaucet
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    Is the piping old galvanized? If so, you got to...

    Is the piping old galvanized? If so, you got to replace pipe and get the rust build-up out.
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    If it is 4" pvc, a 3" pvc couple fits exactly...

    If it is 4" pvc, a 3" pvc couple fits exactly inside. If it is 3" you will have to open the floor and either replace the bottom fitting or use a 3" couple to extend it back up.
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    You got to have the pipe camera to check the...

    You got to have the pipe camera to check the pipes. Hopefully you had a permit and the plumber was insured. Going to be costly
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    It has a snap on cover on top of the cover

    It has a snap on cover on top of the cover
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    The bibb washer has come loose and is vibrating....

    The bibb washer has come loose and is vibrating. Take the screw out and pinch [gnarl] the threads slightly so they do not loosen by themselves.
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    The delta cap is thin brass, a good grip causes...

    The delta cap is thin brass, a good grip causes it to be out of round and not turn. A strap wrench remedies this problem and you will find the cap nut is actually not very tight.
  45. Sometimes an older faucet has washers that expand...

    Sometimes an older faucet has washers that expand when they get hot. Is the pressure OK?
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    Is the areator clear?

    Is the areator clear?
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    Replace the cartridge if it is leaking. There...

    Replace the cartridge if it is leaking.
    There are 2 types of moen single handle faucets. The château which has been around a long time, and the positemp. The château turns on by pulling the handle...
  48. It is a moen, but not a château. It is a...

    It is a moen, but not a château. It is a positemp. I still say the high limiter is the problem. That cartridge is 35 bucks or more.
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    You are correct, I mis read the post. I would...

    You are correct, I mis read the post. I would simply unscrew the damaged shower arm and replace.
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    It is referring to the tee or other fitting used...

    It is referring to the tee or other fitting used on the horizontal line.
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