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comment Thermostat has broke - need help with the wiringl
How to add images. Though new users are limited to one or two images.
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comment Where to connect the c wire for a gas HW boiler (heat only) w/Wi-Fi Thermostat
You could upload images to imgur.com, then post the link in a comment on this post.
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comment Thermostat has broke - need help with the wiringl
Can you post a list of the terminals on the old thermostat? Photos might be helpful, and/or the model number of the thermostat.
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comment Where to connect the c wire for a gas HW boiler (heat only) w/Wi-Fi Thermostat
It seems like the green wires (C wires), should attach to the terminal labeled R on the transformer. But without seeing more of the wiring, or a schematic, I can't say for sure.
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comment Furnace Tries 2 or 3 times before staying on until reaching set temperature
Could you post some photos of the furnace? How long would you estimate the exhaust pipe is? How many 90° turns are in the exhaust pipe?
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comment Furnace Tries 2 or 3 times before staying on until reaching set temperature
A furnace can draw combustion air from outside, a crawlspace, the attic, or an unhabitable basement. This air is different than the air that flows through the cold air return, is heated, and then returned to the home through the supply ducting.
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comment Furnace Tries 2 or 3 times before staying on until reaching set temperature
Combustion air is typically not filtered, and is not supposed to come from living space. The filter in the furnace is on the cold air return, which transports air from the home into the furnace where it can be heated.
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comment Can I use extra wire from two separate cables to add a washing machine in a garage?
@TFK In any case, I don't think the OP supplied enough information for an accurate answer.
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comment Can I use extra wire from two separate cables to add a washing machine in a garage?
@TFK It doesn't matter if it's in a garage, the code says "to supply the laundry receptacle outlet(s)". It doesn't say "to supply the laundry room receptacle outlet(s)". I guess it comes down to what the inspector allows.
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comment Can I use extra wire from two separate cables to add a washing machine in a garage?
@TFK I'd say that if the code specifically specifies "no other outlets", then there must be a reason for it. I'm not sure why that bit of code exists, but I'm betting there's a reason for it. They typically don't add things like that, unless it serves a purpose.
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comment Can I use extra wire from two separate cables to add a washing machine in a garage?
@TFK NEC is all about intended use. If you intend to plug in a washing machine, it becomes a laundry circuit. Also, washing machines usually need water and drain pipes, so the area likely has more than a receptacle for the washer.
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comment Furnace Tries 2 or 3 times before staying on until reaching set temperature
Is there a makeup/combustion air intake in the utility closet? Has anything changed recently, around the time the problem started? If it's under warranty, I'd contact the dealer.
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comment Can I use extra wire from two separate cables to add a washing machine in a garage?
NEC 210.11(C)(2) Laundry Branch Circuits. In addition to the number of branch circuits required by other parts of this section, at least one additional 20-ampere branch circuit shall be provided to supply the laundry receptacle outlet(s) required by 210.52(F). This circuit shall have no other outlets.. "This circuit shall have no other outlets"
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comment Threaded hollow wall anchors spin out partway in
Old school toggle bolts don't typically open completely, and so don't lay flat against the back side of the drywall. They worked great with lath and plaster walls, since the toggle could bite into the lath. With drywall, the pressure points could damage the backing paper, reducing the holding power. Modern toggle bolts (commonly known as "togglers"), lay flat against the drywall to spread the load more evenly. This reduces the risk of them damaging the paper backing, and allows them to support more weight. All that said, the best option is to attach directly to framing members.
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comment Furnace Tries 2 or 3 times before staying on until reaching set temperature
Is the inducer blower starting? If so, does it make any strange noises (water splashing, rattling, etc.)? Is the exhaust vent shared with other appliances (water heater, etc.)? Is the unit in a confined space (closet, utility room, etc.), or have boxes or other things been stacked around the unit? Do you have; or have access to, a manometer? Does the pressure switch list the pressure at which it should close (likely in inches of water column)?
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comment Furnace Tries 2 or 3 times before staying on until reaching set temperature
Is the unit still under warranty?
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