This repair is continued from Part 3. The HVAC contractor began the work by disconnecting the old vent pipe at the first joint below the roof deck in the attic. To disconnect the pipe, just slide the retaining collar up and wiggle/lift the pipe to separate. The shiny new pipe sections are shown in this [...]
Tag Archives | diagnose
This project is continued from Part 2. The right vent stack in this photo continues to have a slow leak only when it rains. Resealing the storm collar didn’t fix the leak. I learned after the roofer resealed the vent stacks there was severe rusting under the rain cap that couldn’t be seen from the [...]
This repair is continued from Part 1. The attic leak is believed to be caused by a bad seal around the storm collar. The storm collar acts like an umbrella to prevent moisture from entering the joint where the flashing cone meets the vent pipe. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
My home is heated by natural gas. Two ‘Type B’ gas flue vents convey the exhaust gases to vents on the roof from the furnace and water heater. I noticed rain water was leaking down the gas flue pipe into the attic. This project explains how to diagnose and fix the leak. Copyright © 2013 [...]
This is continued from Part 3. Lawn Mower Fuel Filter Replacement After replacing the broken and cracked fuel lines inside the gas tanks, I replaced the fuel filter for preventive maintenance. The fuel filter is located on the right front side of the engine. The fuel hoses are secured to the filter by two hose [...]
This repair is continued from Part 2. Tygon® Lawn Mower Fuel Lines My local Gravely dealer said he’s seen a lot of deteriorated intake fuel lines and had just gotten this new fuel line kit, Mfg. Part #59207200 for about $30. The new fuel lines are Tygon® F-4040-A that are designed to resist swelling and [...]
This is continued from Part 1. Lawn Mower Replacement Fuel Line I visited the Gravely web site, clicked on Parts at the top of the web page, entered the model # and serial # for my mower, and looked up the parts diagram for the fuel tank. I noticed the fuel tank diagram doesn’t show [...]
This tutorial explains how to diagnose and repair a broken fuel line for a Gravely ZT1640 lawn mower (Model #915034) that ran briefly, quit and wouldn’t start. The spark plug, air cleaner and fuel lines are checked until the problem is found and repaired. The mower is about 4.5 years old, has about 280 hours [...]
The house was a bit warm so I set the temperature a couple of degrees lower on the thermostat. A short while later, I noticed that no air was coming from the registers and the outside compressor unit wasn’t running. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.