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John Martens

Member Since 17 Oct 2006
Offline Last Active Sep 21 2013 09:47 PM

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Service manual request for Lennox G8D2-82-3 furnace

20 September 2011 - 01:14 AM

I know it might be a long shot seeing how old this furnace is, but to fix it I have to know what I'm even looking at! Not much experience with furnaces...need to get it fixed before winter sets in!

Lennox G8D2-82-3 Furnace

19 September 2011 - 10:29 PM

Trying to trouble shoot a furnace for a friend before it gets too cold up here in Alberta...

It's a old Lennox G8D2-82-3. The furnace will not turn on no matter how high you turn the thermostat..I've taken a look at the thermocouple and it looks absolutely coated. I'm pretty sure this is the problem, however, the pilot light is on continuously so I can't get in there to clean it...I've cleaned the thermocouple on my furnace before but it is relatively new and only uses a glow igntion (or whatever it's called....sorry)...never one that has a pilot light on all the time...

Do I have to shut the gas off on the line manually and let the system cool down before I access the thermocouple or is there another way to get to it?

Thanks for the help!

Bosch NEEXT Premium Gas Dryer

02 August 2010 - 04:34 AM

Can someone send me the service manual for this model?  I tried going to the website that [user=3641]RegUS_PatOff[/user] sent me, but I keep getting a 'password required' message.



Freezer drain hole freezing shut causing waterfall in fridge

19 July 2010 - 02:49 PM

I did the wire wrap around the heating element in the fridge last time my sisters fridge did the waterfall, and that worked for a little bit (until the wire wore through, guess I used too thin of a copper wire) but I found a GREAT way to solve this problem.

Go to a electronics recycling depot and get a small aluminum heat sink out of a junked computer.  wedge it upside down under the heating coil with the fins directly over the drain hole. As the heating coil heats up, it will transfer the heat down the fins and ensure the tray stays clear of ice until it has finished draining.

Much easier than wrapping wire around that heating coil

Hope this helps some people out.






Maytag washer mtw5721tq0

20 April 2010 - 09:04 AM

You can also move the drum from side to side of the washing machine with just finger pressure.   I've read for a few other washing machines that it might be the snubber ring(?) causing this problem. The entire back of this machine has those stupid clips to make removal difficult if not impossible.  Does this machine open from the front and if so, how?


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