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    Need feedback re stain brand/type and process for restaining!

    Hi. Can you help me decide which stain would work best for me and the process it will take?

    First off, I live in NE Ohio (Cleveland,

    yvonne8888 Today, 02:18 PM Go to last post
    this Dan O.

    Elements only on HIGH

    6 years is not very old for an electric range. I very much doubt that this problem would justify replacing the range.

    An element

    Dan O. Today, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    this HayZee518


    sounds like the controllers [switch] is at fault. the switch controls which burner elements are turned on. normally one common and two hots to the burner

    HayZee518 Today, 02:36 AM Go to last post

    Whirlpool electric stove

    Neighbor lady thinks she needs a new stove. Just got it six years ago. Model: RF315PXMW. The issue is that two of the burners are going almost max heat

    mrcaptainbob Yesterday, 08:15 PM Go to last post

    Overhead Garage Door Opener Failure

    Hello, first time posting...

    My Overhead Garage Door Opener (brand), Model456, recently failed to operate properly. I was wondering if anyone

    kugar13 Yesterday, 05:20 PM Go to last post
    this HayZee518

    color codes

    look at this and then compare to your unit wiring diagram.
    {Terminal name}, {color}, {function}
    (R), Red, hot side of transformer.

    HayZee518 04-19-2014, 12:21 AM Go to last post

    3 Year Old Goodman

    Changed that noisy transformer today. Fixed buzzing noise, but the rapid short-cycling continues. During a heat call (Set for 90f) it was 69 inside I

    Freezing 04-18-2014, 05:26 PM Go to last post

    Need shower handle to fit existing valve stem

    Its a knurled round one. Smaller than most others I've seen. I got a universal handle kit and all the inserts were too big for it. If you want a better

    jjoy42 04-18-2014, 10:38 AM Go to last post
    this HayZee518

    valve handle

    I checked two places - pfizer replacement parts and they don't even list your cartridge part number. nearest is a 940-780Y

    HayZee518 04-18-2014, 03:34 AM Go to last post
    this HayZee518


    I'm glad you passed monitor 101.
    Now you can help other people. When I started this sub-forum I was working by my own experience with monitor

    HayZee518 04-18-2014, 12:19 AM Go to last post
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