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  1. Electrical
    Hi so trying to install a water heater in my home, the house is older and has a tank water heater with two 4500 watt elements in it. The one I want to install is the Rheem RTEX-13, it says in its documentation that it recommends a 1x60 Amp breaker with 6 AWG wiring. Here is my issue, the one...
  2. HVAC
    I noticed the fan was turning itself on and off every few seconds. Before I could turn off the system, it turned itself off for me (thermostat control display went dark and system was off, no breakers tripped). I did a search and saw mention of the capacitor being a culprit for the fan off/on...
  3. Electrical
    Hi, discovered dryer won't stop and no heat. Traced problem back to small 2 fuse box near dryer. One of 30A fuses blew. Replaced, dryer ran and then blew one fuse again. Found lint trap was completely covered and also did some research and found someone had issue with corroded contacts in...
  4. Appliances
    Hey there, last night my hob made an almighty bang while I was cooking and tripped the fuse. Now only the front two work, however the back two work if one in the front is on. I'm a little confused any help would be much appreciated, Thank you
  5. Electrical
    Hi, I search the forums and didn't find a resolution, so hoping one of you experts have some suggestions. Have a single arm gate opener. The batteries were replaced a few months ago, and just started having problems opening and closing the gate. On the control panel, I notice the motor fuse...
  6. HVAC
    I have a 20 year old Glowworm Fuelsave F - which is blowing a Main PCB 1 Amp fuse almost instantly every time it switches on (eg a call for Hot Water) I have swapped out the PCB - but the 1 Amp fuse still blows instantly, I have isolated and tested the fan which runs fine off a direct power...
  7. Electrical
    Hi everyone, as I am working on my grandmother's house I am running into all sorts of crazy finds and things that just make me want to scratch my head at times. Maybe someone can enlighten me on what I just found yesterday. Upon inspecting her electrical circuit breaker panel, it doesn't appear...
  8. HVAC
    I just installed a new programmable thermostat on my Carrier heatpump (25HBC342A300) and I think I blew a fuse, but not sure. I installed it color for color like the old nonprog one, except the black wire was in the C terminal, now it's in the B (g, w, y, r). I have 3 thermostats (3 zones I...
  9. HVAC
    Hey, I have exhausted my troublshooting ability...I need some direction. I'm having the same 3amp fuse blow on the fan board...I have determined that I don't have any shorts in the house wiring (via multimeter), the contactor seems to be working without shorts (16.5ohms on the coil and no...
  10. Electrical
    Hello, I'm trying to replace a fuse but there is a plastic cover on top and around the fuse preventing me from removing it. There must be a way to pop it off, but it evades me. Can anyone please point me in the right direction? Thanks. Here's what it looks like:
  11. HVAC
    I am in Florida. Please as if more info needed but I will start this generally. - Upstairs and downstairs units, identical. - Bryant tstats on both (TSTATBBNB001). - A/C and heat pump - Purchase Honeywell tstat (RTH221B) - Story begins: Downstairs tstat display blank. Ok, 1) Noticed Bryant...
  12. Electrical
    RESOLVED: 100 AMP Fuse Blowing on Service Disconnect on One Phase 1982 house recently started overloading the 100amp service disconnect fuse outside. First time all the lights flickered in parts of the house and everything went off that was on that phase. A guy came out, and replaced the two...
  13. Tools
    I have a Craftsman electric 15 gallon air compressor, horizontal. Model 916-167242. It was plugged into the neighbor's house while we were putting up a fence and tripped the breaker. He reset the breaker before I had a chance to turn off the compressor. As soon as he did, the compressor...
  14. HVAC
    I have a Bryant Gas Furnace (Model 310AAV) that is less than a year old. There was a problem with the furnace not coming on and it was discovered that the 3 amp fuse on the control board was blown. A new fuse was installed, the furnace fired up, heat came on and ran for about 10 minutes, then...
  15. Electrical
    yesterday my furnace shut off and the thermostat control panel went dead. I discovered that the bussman fuse located at the outlet was blown. A small space heater had been plugged into an adjacent outlet that must be ran on the same circuit. Today i replaced the fuse but still get no power from...
  16. Electrical
    I restored this myself. I'm not using it, but I have it just for the nostalgia. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3V5sasXJdg
  17. Electrical
    we apparently have two electrical boxes in our home, one of which has screw-in (edison t type? ) fuses, and has been tripping about once a month. we can see that the smart thing to do is eliminate this box altogether and upgrade the more modern main circuit breaker and electrical box to handle...
  18. Electrical
    3 KVA dry type transformer (Calculating Overcurrent Protection on the Primary Side)? I will run #12 THHN wire as we usualy do but the current on the load is some constant at about 1.5 amps for a low voltage power supply and the rest of the panel is floating at about 15 amps max using 480 single...
  19. HVAC
    I have been having a problem with the control board fuse blowing out on an older Carrier furnace with standing pilot. furnace model# 58GFA120-LC. I began checking for shorts on the 24v system and accidentally broke the limit safety switch at the furnace vent area. I suspect that this switch was...
  20. HVAC
    Thanks in advance for the assistance! I believe I shorted something out as I was changing over from a basic digital thermostat to a 7 day digital thermostat. As I was pulling the old mount off the elec. tape slipped off the blue (common) wire and sparked. I re-wrapped the line and continued...
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