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Nov
4
comment Is the water valve continuing to leak after I shut it off normal?
Possibly water draining back from the hot pipes, you've only shut off the cold water inlet.
Nov
3
comment Is it “normal” for a vacuum cleaner to trigger an arc fault breaker?
Vacuums tend to use Universal Motors. Universal motors have a field winding and commutated rotor windings. The brushes that ride on the commutator arc as the rotor spins. AFCI circuit breakers are designed to detect arc hash in broken lamp cords, etc.
Nov
2
comment Can I substitute two wires for one heavier-gauge wire?
@ratchetfreak - Fails the fail safe rule, one long hot fusible link...
Nov
2
revised How do I wire this motor?
additional model info
Nov
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revised How do I wire this motor?
additional model info
Nov
2
revised How do I wire this motor?
where to find wiring diagram
Nov
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revised How do I wire this motor?
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Nov
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revised How do I wire this motor?
Restructure for intelligiblity.
Nov
2
answered How do I wire this motor?
Nov
2
comment Where does the washer go when replacing this toilet seat?
RAK Infinity Seat This is the only seat shown that has the same style hinge point. The above replacement differs quite a bit.
Nov
1
comment What type of bolt has a shoulder portion above and unthreaded region below threads?
The term is pivot bolt, but this is a specialized type that is custom made for this application.
Nov
1
reviewed Approve Can I connect an additional wire to HVAC system where all the terminals are full?
Oct
30
comment What are these male sockets called, and what are they used for?
Nice wobble head impact extensions! A mechanic's best friend during disassembly.
Oct
30
revised What are these male sockets called, and what are they used for?
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Oct
30
comment What are these male sockets called, and what are they used for?
Bottom set is commonly referred to as Allen or internal hex drive for socketed cap screws, grub/set screws.
Oct
30
revised What are these male sockets called, and what are they used for?
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revised What are these male sockets called, and what are they used for?
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revised What are these male sockets called, and what are they used for?
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Oct
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answered What are these male sockets called, and what are they used for?
Oct
26
reviewed Approve My fridge runs way too much - is this because it doesn't seem to be level?