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What type of" diod" does the door need? 2 yeras, bought two

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what type of " diod" does the door bell need?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 2 yeras
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: bought two years ago at home depot
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: replace door bell with a different one from home depot. have been told the new one does not have a diod
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 3 months ago.

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You need an IN4001 diode. When Radio Shack was still around you could get one there. Here they are on Amazon
https://www.amazon.com/Uxcell-a11092900ux0407-1N4001-Plastic-Rectifier/dp/B0087YKE02/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1475941727&sr=8-2&keywords=IN4001