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  1. I'm kind of betting that hey grey wires are...

    I'm kind of betting that hey grey wires are connected together.
  2. I was a top poster here and "something happened"....

    I was a top poster here and "something happened". I do, however tend to respond to old threads.

    1) Can you check the resistance between the two greys? I have hunch it could just be convenience....
  3. Question: Lorazepam

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    I can't figure out how you got there, I've been...

    I can't figure out how you got there, I've been on it PRN for quite a while, so I know it's effects.

    Ringing in the ears cab be caused by long term anti-biotic use. For, anyone and better yet a...
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    Use Term-Nuts from Ideal. I won't go into...

    Use Term-Nuts from Ideal. I won't go into details because I lost what I typed. One of the other reasons I'm not here any more. Making the grounds work is harder, but it depends on what you have to...
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    I've made calculators, car clocks, glucose...

    I've made calculators, car clocks, glucose meters, bycicyle computers come back to life.

    Semiconductor physics tells me it happens and is non-destructive.

    Engineering tells me how to fix it.
    ...
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    Do you have an actual model number from the...

    Do you have an actual model number from the nameplate?
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    I'm confused somewhat. Verify at least that...

    I'm confused somewhat.

    Verify at least that the fan works in FAN mode and that it works in the AC mode. I suspect it will.

    In Heat mode, the furnace controls the fan. In AC mode, the...
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    What burnes for 60 s? Pilot or Burner? It...

    What burnes for 60 s?

    Pilot or Burner?

    It would seem it could be the main gas valve.
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    Not exactly. Get a sub-panel conversion kit...

    Not exactly. Get a sub-panel conversion kit which should be made for your panel.

    It will contain ground bars like above,

    The instruction for the panel should show how to isolate the...
  10. Last I checked that thing is a resistor. It's...

    Last I checked that thing is a resistor. It's not really held in by tension, but rather the spinning of the rotor forces it toward the back contact. An inertial speed control.
  11. You need to check for the presence of 24 VAC at...

    You need to check for the presence of 24 VAC at the furnace and at the contactor outside on a call for cool.

    The 24 VAC that powers the outside unit usually gets delayed by as much as 5 minutes.
    ...
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    CeilingFanParts.com - Switchco Products - 2-Wire...

    CeilingFanParts.com - Switchco Products - 2-Wire Capacitors
  13. Question: Free hvac advice

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    The compressor is a lot of times virtually...

    The compressor is a lot of times virtually silent. You can tell if it's on by feeling it.

    The "click" is a good sign, but power for that "click" comes from the furnace power.

    If we "assume"...
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    You did good. I tend to agree with about 95%...

    You did good.

    I tend to agree with about 95% certainty. We have not eliminated a short within the t-stat wiring or the wiring to the AC unit.

    I am trying to think of other scenereos that may...
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    OK, you don't have common on the stat. On the...

    OK, you don't have common on the stat. On the surface, you have a heat pump thermostat with humindity control. See: http://www.epatest.com/store/resources/images/misc/how-a-thermostat-operates.pdf...
  16. History? Let's say this was a new install with...

    History?

    Let's say this was a new install with the same lines and suppose some dirt or a bug crawled into the line because it wasn't capped. So, I'm suggesting it's cutting out on one of the...
  17. Next time, pull the disconnect on the outside...

    Next time, pull the disconnect on the outside when you put the cover on, Re-connect the disconnect when you take the cover off.

    In most cases, you can lift the disconnect cover and follow the...
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    This post got misplaced: Do this also: With...

    This post got misplaced:

    Do this also:

    With the t-stat turned OFF which means
    FAN --> Auto
    Mode; Cool-OFF-Heat (turn to OFF)

    At the furnace connect R to Y to G. Before you make the...
  19. Question: Stormwater

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    The forum is wacky. I wasn't logged in when I...

    The forum is wacky. I wasn't logged in when I posted a message and it just so happened to appear here. Not my fault, honest.
  20. Question: Stormwater

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    Do this also: With the t-stat turned OFF which...

    Do this also:

    With the t-stat turned OFF which means
    FAN --> Auto
    Mode; Cool-OFF-Heat (turn to OFF)

    At the furnace connect R to Y to G. Before you make the connections, turn the power to...
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    The transformer died probably because a wire is...

    The transformer died probably because a wire is rubbing against ground someplace. Just a thought anyway.

    Quote
    1. Turned AC on, fan on.
    2. fan is on, but AC is not on right away,
    3. two...
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    I can't really say that. In a typical...

    I can't really say that.

    In a typical non-heat-pump, single stage t-stat, there are 4 to 5 wires.
    R, W, Y, G; usually Red, White, Yellow and Green

    Connect R to W and the heat cones on. The...
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    In AC mode, the thermostat controls the FAN. In...

    In AC mode, the thermostat controls the FAN. In heating, the Furnace controls the fan.

    Heating may allow the thermostat to override the FAN to ON.
  24. That "pin" is actually is a screw and nut...

    That "pin" is actually is a screw and nut combination. It will lengthen and shorten.

    Take it completely out and try to find the seam and try to turn it.

    Think, something like this: Binder -...
  25. Terry: Part #47 is the part that can be...

    Terry:

    Part #47 is the part that can be expanded or contracted thus adjusting the speed dial.

    Make sure the contacts hit square.

    Parts are nearly impossible to find.
  26. Only a few posts. Your probably one moderation. ...

    Only a few posts. Your probably one moderation. Posts won't show up immediately.
  27. The basic values were stated in the article. ...

    The basic values were stated in the article. Capacitors have capacitance. If out of circuit, they measure shorted with an ohmmeter, they are bad. A capacitance meter is used to check a capacitor....
  28. Thanks. I'm not really back and I have no...

    Thanks. I'm not really back and I have no intention of cleaning out my mailbox. Don't know if you can email me with a full mailbox. Mailbox limits were severely CUT when I became an Uber member. ...
  29. Could be. Step #1: Get a water pressure ...

    Could be.

    Step #1:

    Get a water pressure gauge and check the pressure. Amazon.com: Rain Bird P2A Water Pressure Gauge: Patio, Lawn & Garden
  30. I haven't been around in a while (being punished...

    I haven't been around in a while (being punished by AMHD), but due to your predicament I'll try to help.

    Air is compressible, that's why is makes a lot of noise. The noise will eventually go...
  31. Technically, we could argue this multiple ways, ...

    Technically, we could argue this multiple ways, Some of us know about 3 and 4 wire "single phase" 240 circuits.



    We can add a few words to make it more technically correct.

    The point...
  32. It depends a lot on where and how it's measured....

    It depends a lot on where and how it's measured.

    With the heater on and one fuse blown, you would indeed measure 120 from each side, but it's an artifact of the measurement. In one case it's 120...
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    I didn't look very hard to find a serviv=ce...

    I didn't look very hard to find a serviv=ce manual, but sometimes they are out there. You may nned the serial number to even look as in generac's site.

    Here is "A service manual", but not for...
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    Build a laundry lint filter (laundry tub version)

    The Posting question method needs help. When you select advanced posting options, your original text gets clobbered. Also, if your not logged in and post a question, your composed response gets...
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    You might also find that shorting the battery...

    You might also find that shorting the battery contacts with the batteries out will also work. Install the batteries quickly as if they are a switch.
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    3" space is kinda undefined. 3" x 16", 3" dia,...

    3" space is kinda undefined. 3" x 16", 3" dia, whatever.

    Suggestion:

    Get something custom made. Try to keep the cross-sectional area the same.

    or Maybe 3" flex PVC will work?

    Product...
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    I would tend to agree. You might try a harmonic...

    I would tend to agree. You might try a harmonic filter: http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/ar/journg-ar004_-en-p.pdf

    Buy one rated for the washer, not the...
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    Water meters count air too, unfortunately. ...

    Water meters count air too, unfortunately.

    Toilets, washer water inlet valves, water backed up sump pumps, Water heater over temp/pressure valves and pranksters are a possibility.

    A quick...
  39. First and foremost, make sure the duct is clean. ...

    First and foremost, make sure the duct is clean. Check for a nest in the dryer vent. You could rule out the ducting easily if you operated the dryer for a short time with the duct disconnected in a...
  40. Model # or link to exploded view? Approximate...

    Model # or link to exploded view? Approximate age of dryer.

    Which flame? Pilot or burner?
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    "capacitor going out cause the compressor to not...

    "capacitor going out cause the compressor to not shut off at all even when you cut the thermostat completely off?"

    There are a lot of conflicting things here and there could be other problems.
    ...
  42. Question: Generator flooding

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    I'd get a rebuild kit. I'll bet on the needle or...

    I'd get a rebuild kit. I'll bet on the needle or the seat. A hole in the float would also cause this. The seat should be inspected. Grease any O-rings with an O-ring grease when you re-assemble....
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    It faied when you were away. Good thing you...

    It faied when you were away. Good thing you turned it off. Do check the over temp, over pressure safety valve.
    You should crack a hot water faucet when you turn the HWH off or drain a gallon out...
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    The phone was probably disconnected. The phone...

    The phone was probably disconnected.

    The phone company should supply a NID outside the house. If there isn't one, request that one be put in. Check for dial tone there.

    Old touch tone phones...
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    If it's just water, then your probably lucky you...

    If it's just water, then your probably lucky you don't have to clean the keypad.

    Unplug and remove any batteries and place in a sealed plastic bag with some uncooked rice for a few days.
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    See CeilingFanParts.com Home...

    See CeilingFanParts.com Home
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    If the fan doesn't work in either direction or...

    If the fan doesn't work in either direction or has little power in high, then suspect the cap and not the reverse switch, although it could be the reverse switch.
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    ... 1 2 3 UP... Down (terminal view) ... 4 ...

    ... 1 2 3
    UP... Down (terminal view)
    ... 4 5 6

    Most use a slide switch arranged like above. In the pic, the terminals are arbitrary. One and 6 and 3 and 4 are crossed.

    When in the up...
  49. That sounds like a plan. Try looking a 3 or 4...

    That sounds like a plan. Try looking a 3 or 4 cylinder engine cars or the PCV for the gasoline engine in a Hybrid car.
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    You have to have Fire, air and fuel for the mower...

    You have to have Fire, air and fuel for the mower to work. A choke that doesn't work could give the impression of starting, but not running.

    You have to check fire, by taking out the plug, and...
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