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Hi,My oil hot water heater does not appear to be firing.

Hi, My oil hot water heater does not appear to be firing. The oil burner motor runs and the fan inside spins fast but makes a whirring almost rattling sound. I lifted the transformer and removed the nozzle and did a quick and dirty cleaning of the nozzle and wiped down the electrodes and insulators. I could blow air thru the nozzle and it's internal filter seemed not clogged. Still did not fire. I noticed irregular broken pieces of 1/8" thick bits of plastic about 2 to three inches long inside the fan housing in the blow? tube where the nozzle assembly sits. To the best of my visibility they seem to be shattered pieces of the casing or axle housing in the center of the of the fan but just guessing. Also wondering I have a Bock model 51E tank with a 29 year old RWB Beckett oil burner (emerson motor) No V-270845 and a single stage Webster 3450 RPM fuel pump (same age) I'm not sure if the broken pieces mean anything and if come from the fuel pump or the oil burner and why if the motor runs why it doesn't fire. It will shut itself down after running for 30secs to 1 minute. Can the oil burner be repaired and if replaced should I also replace the transformer, fuel pump and any other electrical/peripherals Thanks Mike Edit- My 550 gallon oil tank has 17 inches of oil in it. By the looks of the parts diagram, I'm guessing the flexible coupling has shattered or broken down in side the fan/motor. Does this prevent firing?

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Phil

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The oven in my Bosch model HGS236UC/01 range is not reaching

The oven in my Bosch model HGS236UC/01 range is not reaching proper heat setting.....takes over an hour to preheat. There's a poping sound when the burner fires, such as in a delayed ignition on an oil burner. Does this unit have a glow coil igniiter ? If so could it be weak? The unit is approximately 6 years old. If you concur can you help with a part number and tell me how to access the igniter? Could it be something else?

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Bryan

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i water in the basement and donot know it coming from water

i water in the basement and donot know it coming from water heater or air condition unit thay both close each other. air condition unit filter was dirty and i changed now.

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The Home Smithy

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my ge gas slide in range is installed. the oven started smoking.

my ge gas slide in range is installed. the oven started smoking. is this normal? the burners click but do not light. thank you

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Appliance Tech Larry

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on a hot water oil burner water continues to flow when both

on a hot water oil burner water continues to flow when both zones and themostrat are in off positionactually thru zone 2 lower floor.

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The normal cycle light on my kitchenaid dishwasher started

the normal cycle light on my kitchenaid dishwasher started blinkingJA: Can you guesstimate how old your KitchenAid is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: KUDPO1ILBL6 and it is about 10 years oldJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: I canJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: when I push the cancel button it starts blinking as well. To make them stop, I have to cut off the power., but the normal light will resume blinking

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Kelly

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I have a jennair gas range model prg3601p the spark that

I have a jennair gas range model prg3601p the spark that ignites the gas stays on along with all the other threeJA: Can you guesstimate how old your Jenn-Air is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: it was bought in 1998JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yes I already replaced one part.JA: Sorry about that. I must have missed it. Could you tell me again?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: i replaced a module that connects to the spark things

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Kelly

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I put my first door gasket on a Kenmore standup freezer, the

Kelly, I put my first door gasket on a Kenmore standup freezer, the kind with the screws all the way around. I was fairly proud that it seemed to look okay. The part I was somewhat worried about, the lower left edge, the lady said it had flattened out and was doing fine but that around the middle top she thought air was getting in because there was some moisture dripping down. If I check it and find it is snug under the lip where the screw is, is there some trick to shaping this, maybe with a hair dryer? I think I need to tweek it and sure don't want to pull the whole thing off if I can help it.

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Kelly

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My ge profile oven was in the self clean cycle when an F 9

My ge profile oven was in the self clean cycle when an F 9 code appeared on the display. What should I do?JA: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: About 8 or 9 years old. Where would I find the model number?JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Only if it's a simple fix. Otherwise, I will need to know where to call. Thanks.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: In the meanwhile, is it safe to just leave the oven alone?

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Kelly

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