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by chrismc_us
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Septic Pump Problems
Replies: 0
Views: 7361

Septic Pump Problems

Hello, We have a septic system consisting of the septic tank itself and a separate tank containing a high head pump (This one: https://www.amazon.com/HP-Schaefer-Effluent-Septic-Pump/dp/B00IASVGHU ) which pumps the water from it several hundred yards away to a sprinkler system. Over the past few yea...
by chrismc_us
Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: No power on electrical circuit
Replies: 5
Views: 2944

Re: No power on electrical circuit

I turned out to be the first item on the circuit, light switch. I shut off the breaker, unscrewed it and wiggled it. After turning the breaker back on the power was back. I will replace it.
by chrismc_us
Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: No power on electrical circuit
Replies: 5
Views: 2944

Re: No power on electrical circuit

Makes perfect sense, I'll remember that. Thanks for the info!
by chrismc_us
Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: No power on electrical circuit
Replies: 5
Views: 2944

No power on electrical circuit

Hello, we have a Fleetwood double-wide, made in 1999 I think. Every summer, we lose power to one of the circuits in the house, the outlets on this circuit are on the opposite side from where the main power enters. This happens once the daily high reaches about 90+ degrees, and the power comes back o...
by chrismc_us
Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: All Other HVAC Questions
Topic: Types of Flex Duct
Replies: 2
Views: 8884

Re: Types of Flex Duct

Thanks for your answer. I'll give it a try.
by chrismc_us
Fri Jun 13, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: All Other HVAC Questions
Topic: Types of Flex Duct
Replies: 2
Views: 8884

Types of Flex Duct

Hello, I am about to replace the flex-duct crossover on my double-wide. I have found that Home-Depot has a flex duct in stock that is the right size. However, it's outer covering is silver. The flex-duct I am replacing has a black cover. Will the silver flex-duct be suitable for outdoor use? Or will...
by chrismc_us
Tue Feb 19, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Coleman Service & Repair
Topic: Replacing Coleman Heating Element
Replies: 5
Views: 6035

Re: Replacing Coleman Heating Element

Ahh, that makes sense since it uses 2 separate coils. Looks like I'm ready to repair, thanks for the info!
by chrismc_us
Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: Coleman Service & Repair
Topic: Replacing Coleman Heating Element
Replies: 5
Views: 6035

Re: Replacing Coleman Heating Element

Ok, I have done some research and I purchased some 10 awg wire and some quick-disconnect connectors like are sold on this website http://www.mobilehomerepair.com/FurnaceElec.html and as recommended on the forum. I am confused however, because the circuit on the furnace has a 60 amp breaker which is ...
by chrismc_us
Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: Coleman Service & Repair
Topic: Replacing Coleman Heating Element
Replies: 5
Views: 6035

Re: Replacing Coleman Heating Element

Thanks, I'll go look around :)
by chrismc_us
Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: Coleman Service & Repair
Topic: Replacing Coleman Heating Element
Replies: 5
Views: 6035

Replacing Coleman Heating Element

Hello All, I have a Coleman EB12B Furnace which stopped heating last night. I have discovered 2 wires connected to the limit switches had completely burned in half. I have ordered a new heating element part no. 3500-412/A. I am going to replace these wires, and I know I need to use high heat thermop...
by chrismc_us
Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Shower/ Tub Surround
Replies: 2
Views: 1455

Shower/ Tub Surround

Hello, we are living in a Fleetwood double-wide and over the last few months the shower/ bathtub surround has warped to the point that it now needs to be replaced. The tub is surrounded by what appears to be plywood covered in vinyl sheeting. I am looking to replace this but I'm not sure what to loo...