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01-20-21, 02:54 PM
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If you have vernier calipers, measure across...

If you have vernier calipers, measure across opposite flats. If you have number drills (#1 drill =.228 inch), find one that just goes into the female socket. Both of these approaches should give you...
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By beelzebob

Not sure how a non eyewitness provides input to a...

Not sure how a non eyewitness provides input to a police report. I would have the dealer list the parts replaced, parts painted, etc., on the service invoice in case these parts become an issue in...
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By beelzebob

First, expensive screwdrivers get lost at the...

First, expensive screwdrivers get lost at the same rate as cheap screwdrivers. Second, I think the screwdriver tip fit into the screw head is more important than how the grip fits my hand unless your...
12-22-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 583
Posted By beelzebob

Sorry, but if you can't determine the source and...

Sorry, but if you can't determine the source and destination electrical panels, you should not attempt to replace a breaker in either panel.
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By beelzebob

Led lamps that have the power supply built into...

Led lamps that have the power supply built into the base of the lamp generate a lot of heat. There are no vents for the heat to escape. Some components in the power supply are heat sensitive. My...
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By beelzebob

Make sure the new light does not exceed the...

Make sure the new light does not exceed the electrical rating of the original light, especially the amps. I would also add a fuse holder and fuse to the hot wire going to the new lamp. It is cheap...
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By beelzebob

Since an intercooler is just cooling ambient air...

Since an intercooler is just cooling ambient air from combustion air input to the turbo. I would chose to patch the plumbing versus changing the intercooler. Use rubber hose and clamps where rubbing...
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Views: 229
Posted By beelzebob

The 2 white wires in the yellow wire nut are AC...

The 2 white wires in the yellow wire nut are AC neutral. One is the source and the other is for a load at the other end of the cable in the box. The 1 red wire and 1 black wire in each of the 2 ...
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Views: 334
Posted By beelzebob

Clean or replace the idle air control valve on...

Clean or replace the idle air control valve on the throttle body.
10-16-20, 05:12 AM
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Views: 494
Posted By beelzebob

I hope you also visited your Mom and son. lol

I hope you also visited your Mom and son. lol
10-11-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By beelzebob

From the pic, it looks like only the insulation...

From the pic, it looks like only the insulation is cut, not the conductor. Wrap the insulation with electrical tape or use a piece of heat shrink tubing. If the conductor is nicked, cut off at the...
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Views: 537
Posted By beelzebob

Would expect alternator voltage to be 13-15 vdc...

Would expect alternator voltage to be 13-15 vdc with engine running. Make sure belt driving alternator is tight. Make sure all connections are tight and cables in good condition in battery/charging...
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Views: 436
Posted By beelzebob

The tractors electrical load determines the amp...

The tractors electrical load determines the amp draw from the source. A diode will only conduct when the bias conditions are met. Please provide your source as it is in error so I can correct them.
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Views: 218
Posted By beelzebob

Breakers and RCds operate on different...

Breakers and RCds operate on different principals. What type was powering the fan? Your comment about the rest of the house being fine now made me think the original electrical issue affected the...
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By beelzebob

Can you restate the above sentence in shorter...

Can you restate the above sentence in shorter sentences? It is difficult to follow. What has changed since you were able to turn off the light?
08-29-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,080
Posted By beelzebob

Many electrical loads have reactance as well as...

Many electrical loads have reactance as well as resistance. In capacitors, current leads voltage by 90 degrees. In inductors, voltage leads the current by 90 degrees. In resistors there is no phase...
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By beelzebob

My guess is the wood is loaded via the doors on...

My guess is the wood is loaded via the doors on the front of the stove. Being the loading doors are small, only small pieces of wood can be inserted and only a small quantity at a time. Certainly...
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Views: 488
Posted By beelzebob

Cheese is correct at 3200 RPM for a lawn mower...

Cheese is correct at 3200 RPM for a lawn mower engine. A generator's engine must run at 3600 RPM to provide the voltage at 60 hertz required by AC electric motors. Make sure the tach you use is...
08-12-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By beelzebob

A sharp sawzall blade for wood should not smoke....

A sharp sawzall blade for wood should not smoke. Let the blade do the work.
08-07-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By beelzebob

There are many manufacturers of automatic...

There are many manufacturers of automatic transfer switches that can be used with standby generators. These units automatically start the generator on loss of utility power, isolate the home...
08-01-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By beelzebob

Too late now to know if tube was defective before...

Too late now to know if tube was defective before inflating. One must be careful inflating tube by itself because when installed in a tire, the tire limits how much the tube can stretch. When you...
07-31-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By beelzebob

How many zones does the heating system have? If...

How many zones does the heating system have? If more than 1, there is a zone control between the furnace control and the thermostat.
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By beelzebob

Have your idle air control function checked by a...

Have your idle air control function checked by a mechanic.
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By beelzebob

Can't tell if the faucet stem is a removal...

Can't tell if the faucet stem is a removal assembly because of the tape. To remove the plastic nuts, get a piece of plastic with an ID at least the diameter of the hub on the plastic nut (common to...
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By beelzebob

It's obvious the engine was operating when this...

It's obvious the engine was operating when this happened. Did the augers hit something that didn't move?
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