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  1. Electrical
    I’m staying in a house built in the 1930s. The breaker box is outside, but 2 rooms also have fuse boxes. The dryer quit last night and the 2 fuses marked ‘dryer’ in that box are blown. Both 30A T plug fuses. Lowe’s only had TL fuses. Will these work? Also, do I have to cut the house power to...
  2. Appliances
    Our in wall microwave has been blowing fuses periodically, usually after heating something for more than 4 minutes or so. Prior to today, it was due to faulty door microswitches. They fail and fuse together, which would blow the main 20amp fuse. To fix, I'd change the failed microswitch out - a...
  3. Electrical
    Over the weekend I switched out two switches (that control lights inside garage) for two motion sensors. (Both sensors run the same two lights in garage.) Although I had a few bumps (ie: the red wire was the common/hot wire), I was ultimately successful. Two days later, power went out in our...
  4. HVAC
    Hello, I have a Trane Model #TUE100a936K3. It has 2 zones and is controlled by a Honeywell Controller. I am experiencing an issue with my unit. Here's what happens: If the unit is idol, and a both zones call for heat, the unit will go through it's normal start up with the small fan...
  5. HVAC
    I have a Trane XR90 furnace. The IFC board went out 2 winters ago. It was replaced along with the ignitor electrode. It has worked fine until 2 days ago. I turned my heat on 3 days ago and everything worked fine again. The next day it blew the 5 amp fuse on the IFC board. I replaced the...
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