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  1. HVAC
    I need some help wiring this humidifier. My solenoid is powered off of the furnace disconnect switch. My furnace is a Carrier, 1998 vintage. My humidistat is the manual one. It only has two terminals. I’m not using the outdoor humidistat or humidity control from the thermostat. I just want it to...
  2. HVAC
    I need to replace a discontinued control board from an Amana air handler. 1/3HP 230VAC fan motor. 3x4.75W resistance heat coils. Is there a generic or universal control board available? Amana p/n 20305401 from model BMA36F00A
  3. HVAC
    Hello all, Needing a bit of help here. I've got a Ducane furnace that was installed in 2007. Lately is has started having an intermittent startup failure. When I call for heat, there is a what sounds like a relay click from somewhere inside, and NOTHING else. The heartbeat light on the...
  4. Electrical
    Hello All, I have recently replaced my electric furnace with a newer larger unit and am not sure where to put the control wires from my sub meter for off peak. My old furnace had a location for this to be terminated at but I am at a lost on this new one. The documentation does not mention...
  5. Electrical
    Hello, I have a 29 year old aquaglass jetted bath spa that has touch control (like a touch lamp) to turn on/off. Spa pump will not turn on anymore. When I last tried to use it, the pump came on for a few seconds when I turned on the main power switch, but did not touch the on/off control...
  6. HVAC
    Hi, we came home on Christmas Eve to a burning plastic smell in the house. Thought it was the Christmas tree, so I unplugged it, ventilated the house, and we went to bed. Next morning, got up, heat wasn't working and the smell was back. Traced it back to the control board on the (natural...
  7. HVAC
    Hello all, I have a Trane YCY 4 ton package unit on my house. I self installed new 8 or so years ago. Thursday afternoon I returned from some short errands to find the blower motor not running in AC mode. I'm in inland So Cal. I have a friend in the trade that forwarded me instructions on...
  8. HVAC
    I don't want to fix this myself, but I do want to educate myself on the source of the problem before I call for a service tech. I have a Slant/Fin Galaxy GG125 boiler (installed 1985) that has an intermittent pilot light. At least, it used to be intermittent! For the past few days, the...
  9. HVAC
    Hello folks, I recently had to replace the control board on my furnace. (N9MSB) The board I purchased is identical to the original. (OEM 1184594) I received it in a new, unopened condition. No physical defects to be seen.. So I swapped the board out and took it for a spin.. I ran it through a...
  10. Pest Control
    I'm from MA and I have never heard of red fire ants in this area however, a section of my yard has been over run with these ants. They are all carrying eggs, dead flys and dead black ants. They seem to be going into my neighbors yard at dusk. He doesn't keep up his yard and has lots of junk...
  11. HVAC
    Hello, I am an electrician, and am familliar with motor control, but I was hoping to get a little help troubleshooting what I think will be routine for someone familiar with HVAC. My friend had an addition put on his trailer and the contractor moved the condensing unit, it has not worked...
  12. HVAC
    The fuse on integrated control module in a goodman model GMT blows almost immediately when replaced in the AC mode. I have check the 120/24 transformer with an ohm meter and it reads no short to ground on either side and the opposite poles are isolated. The board shows no "burned" components or...
  13. Electrical
    I have a room with a ceiling fan/light unit, but theres only 1 switch on the wall. I want to be able to control the fan and light separately without pulling chains on the unit itself. All I could find is this...
  14. Pest Control
    Hi everyone. I'm trying to navigate the different fly control systems out there to install something for the restaurant I work at. We keep our front doors open and often have flies enter the restaurant, and we are looking for ways to reduce the frequency of this happening. As of now, we have...
  15. HVAC
    Please help me make a list of all the ways to do this: I want to control a damper on my system based on pressure in ductwork. Simple "on" and "off" is fine if the trigger pressure is adjustable. Background: A 2-stage AC system, where I want to consider a fresh air vent to the return plenum...
  16. Electrical
    I am replacing an old, hideous ceiling fan with a new remote-controlled fan. The older fan is controlled by two motor control/light dimmer knobs on the wall. Question #1: What do I do with the wall switches before I install the new fan? I assume they need to stay hot all the time since the...
  17. Electrical
    Trying to test a Franklin contol for a 1/2 hp 230 volts submersible pump control box. Does anyone have the instructions. I am getting ohm readings that seem wrong. model 2801054915. No water and cannot belive the pump has failed so fast. My last pump lasted 25 yrs. Pump is getting power. but not...
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