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    Hi, CaptainRich. Yes, I did try Hemming Motor...

    Hi, CaptainRich. Yes, I did try Hemming Motor News. Nothing available at this time. I did find a front seat and dash, and may have a lead to a rear seat. No upholstery shops for about 300 miles...
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    Oldsmobile Cutlass Seats

    Hello. I am looking for front split bench seats and rear seats for a 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S convertible. All I really need is the seat frames and springs in good shape. I have the foam and...
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    Just been extremely busy with the business. ...

    Just been extremely busy with the business. Things are going good, stressful, but good. Good to see you guys still around. Lee.
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    And another obvious answer, if it is indeed the...

    And another obvious answer, if it is indeed the bowl, not the tank, and the tenants have dogs, the dogs are drinking the stinking water, lol, happens every day at my house.
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    I agree completely with you, Mark. But there...

    I agree completely with you, Mark. But there might be hope for another do it yourself fix. If your valve body had copper sweat into it, but the outside of the valve body by any chance has 1/2 inch...
  6. Ball, you got that right! Lets start by getting...

    Ball, you got that right! Lets start by getting some temp heat in there. Letting the faucets run at a dribble will help also, but without heat, you run the risk of freezing up a sewer line, ...
  7. What style of water heater do you have? ...

    What style of water heater do you have? Electric, gas, tankless, etc?
  8. Question: Not aligning

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    You say s trap, I hope you mean p trap. What...

    You say s trap, I hope you mean p trap. What type of pipe is sticking out of the wall (galvanized, pvc, copper, etc). I also would like to see a pic, many different ways to make this work. Most...
  9. Thanks, Tom. Things are good. Just never...

    Thanks, Tom. Things are good. Just never thought I could be so busy over the course of a year. I will try to pop in now and again, maybe. Everything is so different than what I remember here. I...
  10. Hi guys.

    Hi guys.
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    Most common problem with this code is incorrect...

    Most common problem with this code is incorrect piping of the boiler. Most likely the boiler loop didn't get piped, or piping is incorrectly sized. The ultras are very clear on piping in the...
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    Red to r and black to w is the correct wiring.

    Red to r and black to w is the correct wiring.
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    Okay, four blinks usually means open limit. Have...

    Okay, four blinks usually means open limit. Have you had any power outages recently? Or, are your filters extremely dirty?
  14. No worries, this happens all the time. All you...

    No worries, this happens all the time. All you need to do is call a licensed plumber and you will get things all fixed up. Or, you can trust us to give you free info and hope that we are telling...
  15. Hire a licensed plumber. If not for the complete...

    Hire a licensed plumber. If not for the complete plumbing job, at least for the under concrete rough in. Or not. Completely your choice. Good luck.

    Sorry guys, couldn't resist myself.
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    At this point, you will need an appliance repair...

    At this point, you will need an appliance repair man, as it sounds like the pump or plumbing in the actual dishwasher is at fault. I hate to be so blunt, but a general contractor (unless the plumber...
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    You have either installed the valve incorrectly...

    You have either installed the valve incorrectly (piping wise) or have a faulty valve cartridge. I would be willing to bet that it is something you did wrong! Are you a plumber? Have you had years...
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    Did the drain for the dishwasher tie into a...

    Did the drain for the dishwasher tie into a garbage disposal? If so, there is a good chance that the knockout plug in the garbage disposal did not get removed. Common mistake for uneducated...
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    Ha, I know how you feel some days. It is hard to...

    Ha, I know how you feel some days. It is hard to find good help and some just don't seem to be able to comprehend or learn. Got to catch them young and teach them I guess.
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    Okay, time for an onsite tech. A good tech...

    Okay, time for an onsite tech. A good tech should be able to get this figured out in short order once he/she gets test equipment and hands on it. Good luck and please let us know how things work...
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    Thanks for the update.

    Thanks for the update.
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    Okay, sounds like you now either have a draft...

    Okay, sounds like you now either have a draft inducer problem, or a blocked exhaust vent. Possibly even a blocked port on the draft inducer where the pressure switch hose hooks to the draft inducer....
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    I agree completely, Grady. Salesman, or simply...

    I agree completely, Grady. Salesman, or simply an under qualified tech. Im willing to bet that five out of ten techs are under qualified for simple trouble shooting and proper repair of residential...
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    Contact Goodman tech support directly and tell...

    Contact Goodman tech support directly and tell them what is happening. They will be able to tell you if this is normal or not. I don't suspect the board, but maybe the gas valve. Or it may be...
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    How old is your furnace? On the older units they...

    How old is your furnace? On the older units they had two ports that looked the same that the pressure switch hose hooked to. One in front, and one in back. You need to hook to the one in back, as...
  26. You will need to contact tech support of the...

    You will need to contact tech support of the company that makes the unit to get proper advice.
  27. Honeywell does not make any outside units. ...

    Honeywell does not make any outside units. Honeywell does make components that may be in your outside unit, but the actual unit is not a Honeywell, I promise you this.
  28. Completely normal. It is a condensate drain for...

    Completely normal. It is a condensate drain for the a/c evap coil.
  29. What sensor did you replace. The flame sensor?

    What sensor did you replace. The flame sensor?
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    At this point, a new faucet will be your best...

    At this point, a new faucet will be your best bet.
  31. In this case you need to contact GE and get a...

    In this case you need to contact GE and get a direct replacement.
  32. Look at it this way. This is merely more for...

    Look at it this way. This is merely more for your argument that you don't feel the bill should be paid in full. As long as you keep a cool head, and they do also, you really should be able to come...
  33. I also have an opinion, and like Harold, it is...

    I also have an opinion, and like Harold, it is just one mans opinion. If you have to pull a pump, and it is stuck and it is the Friday afternoon of Labor Day weekend, you can't simply sweet talk the...
  34. Time for a plumber or electrician.

    Time for a plumber or electrician.
  35. Question: Coolant

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    Sorry, but if you do not know this, I assume you...

    Sorry, but if you do not know this, I assume you are not licensed to be handling refrigerants, in which case you are breaking federal law. There should be a port with a dipstick that says "add...
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    So you should be good with a double poll 20amp...

    So you should be good with a double poll 20amp breaker. However, the unit should give listings as to min and max breaker to be used. I prefer to see it closer to the max side than the min side to...
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    If you ask the manufacturer, they will say you...

    If you ask the manufacturer, they will say you need to use wirsbo fittings. However, crimp rings with standard pex fittings will work just fine on any pex out there. Just like push fit fittings...
  38. Sounds like your pressure tank is water logged. ...

    Sounds like your pressure tank is water logged. Depending on what type of tank it is, it can either be drained, or will need to be replaced.
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    The very top should unthread counterclockwise. ...

    The very top should unthread counterclockwise. If you can't get it to break loose, you can try tapping all around the outside lightly with a hammer to help jar it enough to be able to unthread it...
  40. Thanks for the update, mensching.

    Thanks for the update, mensching.
  41. Hey jlisenbe, great info. Thanks. Lee.

    Hey jlisenbe, great info. Thanks. Lee.
  42. I would most certainly start with the capacitor,...

    I would most certainly start with the capacitor, as mentioned above. If that does not fix the problem, new motor for sure.
  43. I agree with Grady. However, you may be able to...

    I agree with Grady. However, you may be able to find an electrical shop or hvac shop that will rebuild the old motor for you.
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    Even if you have a modulating furnace with a...

    Even if you have a modulating furnace with a variable speed motor (these motors can honestly run upwards of 1000 bucks, highway robbery in my opinion, but that is what some of them cost) 500 for...
  45. 24v across contacts? Do you mean you get a 240v...

    24v across contacts? Do you mean you get a 240v reading when checking from one side of contact to the other? Or you are getting 24v to the coil of the contactor? If the air handler is not coming...
  46. Yes, same contactor, different locations, usually...

    Yes, same contactor, different locations, usually on the sides. You will need the furnace power on with a call for cooling from the t-stat. This sends 24v to the coil on the contacter wich in turn...
  47. Maybe. Depends on the tub. Some are reinforced...

    Maybe. Depends on the tub. Some are reinforced and do not require bedding and some mandate bedding. Even when a tub does not require or suggest bedding, it is never a bad idea to bed the tub as...
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    That depends on what the manufacturer...

    That depends on what the manufacturer recommends/requires. There are products that require bedding of some sort, many options depending on specific tub, and there are products that require...
  49. Okay, so you have 240 in, but not out. Do you...

    Okay, so you have 240 in, but not out. Do you have 24v to the contactor coil (terminals that the t-stat wires hook to?)
  50. Question: Shower drain

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    I agree with Mark. As long as the shower is...

    I agree with Mark. As long as the shower is draining fine, no inspector will catch the undersized drain. It will work just fine, and I don't believe you would be breaking any laws by not saying...
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