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AC Blower motor Turns On and Off

AC Blower motor runs for a time but eventually Turns On and Off in auto mode but works fine when blower swithced to manual mode. Any suggestions.
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Why does my fan not cut on when my ac does in my central ac unit

My ac keeps freezing up because when I have my fan set to auto it doesn’t cut on when the ac does causing it to freeze up. The fan works when it’s set to “on” but won’t cut on when set to auto.
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How to put drywall over garage uneven concrete wall?

I would like to make my garage wall a bit "smoother". And now I think about using drywall to cover the bare concrete. However the concrete is very uneven with at least 1 inch of concrete sticking out ...
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Irrigation backflow preventer spigot location question.

I'm not sure if this is the right category to post this so here goes. Long story short I am getting ready to install my backflow preventer, Zurn 34-720A Wilkins Pressure Vacuum, on my DIY irrigation ...
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Where do I connect a C wire in an old Furnace?

I am hoping to be able to upgrade to a smart thermostat but unfortunately my furnace doesn't have the "easy" option with an obvious C terminal. My furnace is OLD but it actually has the full 5 ...
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Washer drain pan installation

I am trying to install the drain pan for the washer. I found the pipe to fit in the drain pipe underneath the tile.(when I put 3/4 inch pipe inside the pipe underneath the tile, it goes few inches ...
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Can I just seal a leak in the shower?

I have a shower that's leaking from the corner. Basically, as can be seen from the picture, it falls through into the crack and then the water goes behind tiles and comes out the floor right outside ...
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Garage Door Opener Doesn't Work with Remote When Light Is On

I have a Lift-Master 1000SD garage door opener that has worked well for 20 years. Just recently we have been unable to close the door with any of the remotes after leaving in the morning. Even holding ...
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Wiring under cabinet range hood to a power cord

I’m trying to install an under the cabinet range hood to a power cord. Our old hood had a power cord attached so there is no electric wiring to attach it to. The instructions don’t have much to go by ...
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My front door lock is too loose

I sprayed WD-40 in ny keyhole to stop my key from getting stuck inside. Now my knob is so loose that I don't even need a key to open the front door. I just twist my knob 2 or 3 times and the door ...
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Three-way switch wiring behaving oddly

The hot wire and traveler wire behave oddly in a three-way switch in a 1950s house. The metal box has three wires - red, white and yellow. The red-color wire measured 116V, so I assumed it's the hot ...
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Could anyone suggest the best way to fill large gaps in the drywall under the sink?

All through our building the area under our sinks looks like this: left side is a 1 inch gap, right side is 2 inches! I could put in steel wool or spray, but how would I caulk over it? Any other ...
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Replacing 4 Way Switch

Trying to replace which has 2 white wires, 2 red wires, with , which is labeled with in and out holes. This is not correct, but I am not sure which way it should go or which wire is which! Any help ...
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Which comes 1st, the mold remediation or the re-application of drylock on old stone walls?

Basement: old stone walls, drylock painted 15 yrs ago. Now some stained, moisture damage, air mold test indicates pro.mold remediation needed. Moisture issue has been fixed, now the walls need to ...
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Keeping mail dry in locking mailbox?

I'm thinking about installing a locking mailbox. My main concern after reading online reviews of locking mailbox models is not security but rather mail getting wet. Seems to be a recurring complaint ...
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how can I motorize hand cranked standing desk

Post moved to: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/391824/how-can-i-motorize-hand-cranked-standing-desk Sorry for posting on the wrong site
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Can I install a 60A main breaker in a load center rated for 125A?

Following my previous question about feeding a sub-panel... I have access to a new-in-box 125A load center, which is more current than I need, but the form factor is good. Can I drop to a 60A feeder ...
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What's the goo on the ground cable in my breaker box?

I'm going to be replacing the breaker box in my condo and I'm looking more to the details now. I see that the main service entrance cable ground has some goo where is connected to the ground bar in ...
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How to repair cable at the breaker box knock out hole?

I'm getting ready to replace the breaker panel in my condo and I found some scary damage in one of the cables coming into the box from the top, just at the knock out hole (see picture). The damage ...
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Not your normal A/C drain clogged question

My largest ( I have 3 ) Central Air units in the attic as 2 drip condensation pipes coming out of the evaporator coil box. Not one that had an overflow opening that drips into the overflow pan. It has ...
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Cut rebar in concrete

I opened up a hole in my concrete wall to pass a threaded PVC 2 inch male adapter. On the other side there is an aluminum metal sheet. The problem is that I hit rebar and can not change the position ...
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spray painting a rubber steering wheel

I have an STi steering wheel which I'd like to keep. I took off the leather that was covering it, and I'm left with the moulded rubber undearneath which forms the steering wheel. I've sanded it down ...
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Circuit problems

I've been having issues with one circuit in my house. The power to lights and outlets on that circuit are only getting 60 v instead of the 120. I've pulled and checked the outlets and changed them ...
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Finding Ground/Neutral Wire in Switchboard

Similar to this Install TP Link Wifi Switch and problems along with it, I was installing another WiFi switch at my place. However this time when I opened the socket board, I did not find any Green ...
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confusion about wiring control box for a submersible well pump

I am in the process of replacing my submersible well pump( single phase, 220v, 4 wires from pump). At my wellhead the electrical connection is as follows I have two hot lines one common and a bare ...
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This Connection will work? [on hold]

What happen if i connect line wire of appliances to inverter line and neutral wire to ground, will my inverter gives long backup than normal backup?
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Resistance on one pole from mains

I was measuring and checking continuity using my cheap meter at the main 125 amp breaker of my home while it was shut off. I noticed that when I set to 2M Ohms, I got a reading at about .3 on one of ...
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Electric clothes dryer

I have a Whirlpool electric dryer (120/240 volt 60 hertz) that is about 5 feet away from the breaker box currently, but I'm remodeling and moving it to another room which is only about 30 or 40 feet ...
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What to use between tiles and door?

I'm seeing this sort of interface where grout has been placed between the wall tiles and the door jamb. Is that the best material to use? Why not silicone? And how about aluminium angle trim? Or is ...
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Connect Wifi Thermostat to Goodman GMP050-3?

I'm trying to connect up a wifi thermostat to Goodman furnace, specifically the GMP050-3. I've done some reading on this but I'm still not quite sure how to go about it. Specifically, I'm not sure ...
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Double Switch but only Two Wires

I'm trying to switch from a single switch to a double switch so I can turn on my fan and light separately. I've got one hot switch and one other black wire. The white lines are tied together so I'...
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May tag Atlantis Top loader washer

My washer is a Maytag Atlantis, Model #MAV6200AWW, SERIAL#25112803AN and it goes through the full wash cycle but still has water in the barrel at the end. So then I have to reset the dial to spin to ...
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How to wire a light with multiple black/white/green wires from the ceiling?

There are multiple wires coming from my ceiling, 4 black, white, and green, and 1 yellow wire. Our light has 1 black, 1 white, and 1 yellow/green. I wired: - the black on the light to the bundle of ...
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I need help connecting my Home Theater

I was wondering if there is a way to connect my LG HT202 Home Theater to my pc so I can play music on Home Theatre.
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Vinyl Siding block new construction

I have a vinyl siding block, new construction, I was going to use a round metal box attached to the plywood siding. The vinyl block has a round cut out guide on the inside, do I cut that out and slide ...
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Proper material or method for making water tight seal on ceramic soap dispenser?

Background: Hi all, I have this ceramic soap dispenser seen below. After using it for a bit, it has started to leak soap where the plastic pump is screwed onto the ceramic body. I've tried screwing it ...
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Drainage for stairs to garden-level basement entrance

I have some concrete stairs that go down a few feet from the back yard into a basement door. During a heavy rain, water pools on the bottom stair, eventually coming in under the bottom of the door ...
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Two switchboxes, power through light - how is this wired?

I have a setup where I have two switchboxes, and three total lights. Switchbox #1 has two switches in it. A dipole and a three way switch. One switch controls Light Number 1, One switch controls ...
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Is it going to be worth replacing bat insulation with rigid foam between bedroom and garage?

I have the classic problem of two bedrooms above a garage that are too hot in the summer. In the winter it can be cooler upstairs than the rest of the house but not as much as a temperature difference ...
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A/C blows fuse every few days

Have lived here 40 yrs with no problem. A/C unit is only few yrs old, pulls correct # of amps. 4 people have looked, but can't find cause. No other appliances causing overload. Only advice is install ...
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Automatic A-B 240 V switch

My house is 150' long. The breaker box is at one end and the AC units are at the other end. I have a well pump at the same end of the house as the AC units are. I do not want to buy 8 ga uf-b ...
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I need to know if this is load bearing. Removing old tub and new tub is larger. Need to cut studs out to make room

Ive purchased a new tub thats larger than the existing. I tore out the wall to make room. Im not sure if this is a load bearing wall or not. Any help appreciated!
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Adding an extra 240v outlet to dryer connection with switch for charging car

While I have limited experience working with high power (e.g. 120-240v) electrical systems I have a great deal of experience working with electronics. I want to install another socket on the same ...
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Wiring a switch timer

I’ve bought this timer: http://www.pdlglobal.com/data/product_documents/784_installation_guide_document.pdf The wiring diagram is in that PDF. I need help understanding how to wire this up. I’m ...
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Do you repair holes/imperfections in travertine tiles before or after sealing them

I am doing a backsplash project with 12x12 mosaic travertine tile on mesh Some of the 2x2 tiles have holes and imperfections which I hope to fill with grout which is the same color as the tile I am ...
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Can you use a 10 Amp socket (and device with a 10 Amp draw) on a 15 Amp circuit

I'm looking to replace my oven (the old one was a 15 Amp) and my new one is 10 Amp, the old one was hardwired my new one has a plug. so I would now need to attach a socket. I am also a little ...
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Service needed to add a tankless water heater

I am currently building a detached 250 sq feet studio in my backyard. The studio will have a tiny bathroom with a tankless water heater, a baseboard heater, and a few lights, a mini split (ac), of ...
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Second Floor Bedroom Little HVAC

I have one bedroom upstairs 2nd level that virtually gets no air or heat. The other 2 bedrooms have medium force. For the one bedroom in question, checking with your hand, you feel very little and I ...
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electrical fixture replaced now lights dont go on/off

I installed a new track light to where the old fixture was.I have power to the light track but the on/ off switch does not work anymore and the lights stay on, unless I turn off the circuit breaker. I ...
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Are these bends in the tub drain going to be an issue?

Im getting ready to run the drain for my basement bathroom but I'm concerned that I have too many turns in the tub drain. I had to start in the wrong direction in order to pick up a wall for a vent. ...

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