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    Stumped on Dishwasher inlet valve

    Greetings,
    I have a GE QuietPower 2 model GLD5800L00WW, 6 years old. The other day I wasn’t getting enough water into the washer for it to clean anything. At the start of the cycle, I could hear...
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    Cool thanks, I'll check that out! Didn't know...

    Cool thanks, I'll check that out! Didn't know there could be different types of gaskets...
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    Well, still no-go. The blunt screwdriver would...

    Well, still no-go. The blunt screwdriver would penetrate the gasket; tried a square nail, but the gasket would just absorb the hammer blows and bounce back. Pushing on it just compresses the top of...
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    Thanks - I'll give that a try!

    Thanks - I'll give that a try!
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    Installing Kohler Shower Drain Gasket

    Hello,

    I have a Kohler K-9132 shower drain I'm trying to install. The last step is to install the big gasket that makes the seal between the drain housing and drain pipe. I got this gasket about...
  6. Awesome - thanks for those suggestions; just what...

    Awesome - thanks for those suggestions; just what I was looking for!

    thanks!
    Steve
  7. How can I cut tile/cement board floor already installed?

    Hello,

    I apologize if this has been covered - I did some searches and haven't found much.

    I'm remodeling my shower. I removed the old shower tray, which rested on the subfloor. The rest of...
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    Thanks much! I originally used pipe dope on the...

    Thanks much! I originally used pipe dope on the threads and after I looked, each connection had a tiny droplet of water that would form. I just finished re-doing everything, this time with the...
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    Thanks - I'll give it a try! I thought I cranked...

    Thanks - I'll give it a try! I thought I cranked it down pretty hard, but I'll try again.

    Steve
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    outlet leak on new water heater

    hello,

    Just installed a new ordinary electric water heater yesterday. Everything seems to work ok, except I have a very small droplet of water that forms at the base of the outlet heat trap...
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    Thanks to everyone for advice! I loosened the...

    Thanks to everyone for advice! I loosened the packing and then re-tightened until it was just past finger tight, but the stem still wouldn't stay closed. I went out and got a new stem (the old lady...
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    bathtub faucet turns on by itself

    Hello!
    I had a stem leak on the hot water stem of my American Standard bathtub valve. So I replaced the stem (and stem seat) with a brand new one (part 9C-23H/C), but the stem leak was still there....
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    roger that - thanks! Steve

    roger that - thanks!

    Steve
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    Thanks! I think that was it, although in my...

    Thanks! I think that was it, although in my excitement I cranked it down so much that I deformed the bonnet around the stem hole. So, now I think I'll definitely need a new stem to stop the leak....
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    Closed stem leaks while other is open

    I just replaced both hot and cold American Standard 9C-23 stems and seats in my bathtub faucet with new ones made by Danco. Thought this would be a real quick fix. Everything seems to fit...
  16. Just finished buying and installing the Chateau...

    Just finished buying and installing the Chateau trim kit - it fits great and everything seems to be working! The cartridge seems ok after I put the stem back in. Hopefully it'll last me a while...
  17. Understood - a stop tube was not installed on...

    Understood - a stop tube was not installed on this whenever someone remodeled it. All they had was the escutcheon, a round knob/handle, and a rubber sleeve that provided the seal around the knob. I...
  18. ah ha! I think you guys nailed it. I think...

    ah ha! I think you guys nailed it. I think someone had remodeled this with a lavatory handle because it did not have a stop tube; just a handle and a rubber sleeve that formed a seal.

    And...
  19. Need help identifying a Moen 1200 shower valve/cartridge

    Hello – can anyone help identify my Moen shower cartridge/valve (photo attached)? It just says Moen on the valve but there are no numbers anywhere. I emailed Moen but they haven't gotten back to...
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