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With most snowblowers, there is a flywheel driven...

With most snowblowers, there is a flywheel driven by the belt connected to the engine. Forward or reverse propulsion is created by a rubber wheel that is connected to the axle and is held against...
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While I can't say for certain, I would be willing...

While I can't say for certain, I would be willing to bet that the motors are DC. Almost all printers use DC voltage to run the electronics and motors. As for voltage, I would guess 12VDC maximum. ...
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You don't need a multimeter. Remove the plug...

You don't need a multimeter. Remove the plug from the head. Connect the spark plug lead to the plug and make sure that the metal part of the plug (with the threads) is touching metal. Pull the...
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Apart from the resolution difference, the main...

Apart from the resolution difference, the main difference is the panel type. The LG uses an IPS panel, while the Samsung uses a VA panel. Both types have their advantages/disadvantages. The IPS...
08-12-20, 06:10 AM
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Most furnaces have a switch that's controlled by...

Most furnaces have a switch that's controlled by the cover over the blower area. When you remove the cover, the switch opens, thus cutting power to the furnace. As long as the power is turned off,...
08-11-20, 04:09 PM
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If the motor bearings are good (motor shaft spins...

If the motor bearings are good (motor shaft spins easily with no "grinding" noises), it's probably worth trying a new capacitor since they're not expensive.
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The cable that you're missing is the data cable. ...

The cable that you're missing is the data cable. I looked at a picture of your motherboard, and unfortunately you only have 2 SATA ports. The only option you have is to temporarily remove the SATA...
07-04-20, 05:16 PM
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While you can order a new capacitor, there's no...

While you can order a new capacitor, there's no guarantee it will be the correct one. The reason I say that is because the replacement motor (unless it's an exact replacement) may use a capacitor...
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I believe what Manden is saying is that the...

I believe what Manden is saying is that the system has a leak somewhere and has lost all or most of it's refrigerant. This is a "sealed system", meaning that the refrigerant shouldn't leak out and...
06-29-20, 03:34 PM
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Normally, unless there is damage to the fan...

Normally, unless there is damage to the fan blades (bent or broken), the fan is merely moved from the old motor to the new one. If the fan looks okay and doesn't appear to have any problems (unusual...
06-28-20, 05:01 PM
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Here are some things to try. 1) Turn off the...

Here are some things to try.
1) Turn off the power to the condenser (outside unit). There should be an electrical disconnect nearby.
2) If you have a voltmeter, with the thermostat calling for...
06-12-20, 03:03 PM
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Since the fuse blew when you connected the R&Y...

Since the fuse blew when you connected the R&Y wires, you have a short somewhere. Most likely it's outside, however if you want to confirm it's outside and not inside, disconnect the 2 wires...
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You can download a copy of the latest version of...

You can download a copy of the latest version of Windows 10 directly from Microsoft for free. You have the option of saving the download to a .iso file (for writing to a DVD), or directly to a USB...
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Norm, I went to the Chrome store in Chrome,...

Norm, I went to the Chrome store in Chrome, copied the URL (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions), and then clicked on "Get Extensions from Microsoft Store". When Edge opens the...
07-21-19, 04:42 PM
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On my York furnace with a variable speed blower...

On my York furnace with a variable speed blower motor, there are jumper settings that allow me to control the speed of the fan when in ON mode. If I recall correctly, there are 3 or 4 speed...
07-12-19, 01:30 PM
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While I can't say for sure, it appears that it...

While I can't say for sure, it appears that it may be part of a hard start kit (helps the compressor startup).
07-09-19, 04:21 PM
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If the condenser coil gets very dirty, the...

If the condenser coil gets very dirty, the transfer of heat from the condenser coil to the air will be less efficient. This will increase the system pressure and puts an extra load on the compressor...
07-07-19, 05:40 PM
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There are 2 common causes of a frozen evaporator...

There are 2 common causes of a frozen evaporator coil and/or iced line: insufficient airflow through the coil caused by a dirty filter or defective blower; or the system is low on refrigerant. If...
06-27-19, 01:51 PM
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If the system lost enough refrigerant in 6 days...

If the system lost enough refrigerant in 6 days to stop working, you have a reasonably large leak, meaning that it should be relatively easy to find, unlike a very slow leak. You mentioned that the...
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Most vehicles today have "knock sensors" in the...

Most vehicles today have "knock sensors" in the engine that determine if the engine is knocking or pinging due to lower octane gas. If the engine detects that it's knocking, it retards the timing...
05-22-19, 01:16 PM
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I may be wrong, however I don't think an...

I may be wrong, however I don't think an evaporative cooler is appropriate for your climate. As you mentioned, they work by adding moisture to the air. They work reasonably well in dry areas (think...
05-08-19, 02:21 PM
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Since the compressor is running, it's either the...

Since the compressor is running, it's either the fan capacitor (1/2 of the dual capacitor), or the fan motor itself. A common symptom of a bad fan capacitor is that if you give the fan a "push", it...
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