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  1. bathroom sink drains slowly

    Plumbing
    Hi everyone: I'm not totally new to plumbing, I've done a few small, simple repairs, but nothing complicated. My bathroom sink used to drain very quickly. I replaced the p-trap, as it was very rusty. IIRC, there was no change in functioning after I replaced the p-trap. BTW, this is 1 1/4"...
  2. Fan Capacitor Farad

    HVAC
    Hello, I have a ceiling fan which runs for 7-8 hours everyday. Eventually, its capacitor perishes and it stops running, and i change a capacitor every 3-4 months or so. (Also i noticed with time, its speed starts to vary and decrease) i put a 2.0µF capacitor in it and in all my other fans as...
  3. Troy Bilt TB130 won't get up to speed (sometimes)

    Tractors & Mowers
    I bought a mower last fall (Troy-Bilt TB130), and it ran fine the few times I used it then. When I broke it back out this spring, it was having problems starting up properly– the mower would start, but the engine seemed like it wouldn't completely catch (quieter and dies if I try to push it in...
  4. Furnace blower only runs VERY slow...

    HVAC
    We noticed recently that our furnace blower barely turns, no matter what setting the thermostat is in (AC, heat, auto, on..). I tried doing a little research, and everything I came across suggested the capacitor. I tested that, and it is fine. Whats odd is that everything about the furnace...
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