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Red face FL1500 fuel problem solved

I finally took the carb apart and although the internal fine-screen filter LOOKED clear, it was coated in a transparent film of some residue. I cleaned the screen and away she went. :)

Friend...
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Geogrubb, the primer section is on top of the...

Geogrubb, the primer section is on top of the carb, not separate as in your diagram. Not at home now but I think the carb is a Webco. Anyway, only two tubes involved. I did not change the tubes, only...
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Cheese, I removed the tubes and closely inspected...

Cheese, I removed the tubes and closely inspected and pressure tested - no cracks or leaks.

All I did was change the bulb. After it sits a day or so the bulb is about half full. Without pumping it...
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WeedEater (Poulan) not pumping fuel after primer bulb replaced FL1500

Was running fine until a split occured in the primer bulb. Removed the bulb and
installed a new one. Now the bulb won't fill no matter how many times pressed.
Is there an o-ring under the...
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Posted By Dixieflash

White smoke

The white smoke comes from the burning of the aluminum inside the capacitor. And, boy, is it white! Cap burned on our air handling unit and white smoke began coming out of all the registers. :eek:...
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Posted By Dixieflash

Dishwasher Pump Filter shot - any substitute filter material?

While I was trying to figure out why the DW wasn't pumping water out ( 'cause I forgot to knock out the seal on the new garb disposal), I took the octapus thing off of the motor part and found that...
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Posted By Dixieflash

This thread saved me a new dishwasher!

Installed a new garb disposal the other day and the dishwasher now won't pump out. Came here to ask for your help and the first note I read "did you knock out the seal in the disposal intake...
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Posted By Dixieflash

Cheese, this motor is coupled to a 120 ac...

Cheese, this motor is coupled to a 120 ac generator and when started runs at full speed. I might be able to manually control the governor to make it idle. Guess I'll try that.

The motor runs...
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Posted By Dixieflash

Yes, it's a typical Honda knockoff. I emailed the...

Yes, it's a typical Honda knockoff. I emailed the mfgr last week but so far no reply.

The brass screw is not the bowl drain one. It is on the side of the carb just ahead of where it bolts onto...
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Carb adjustment- small Chinese 4cy motor/gen?

I bought an unused 2006 gasoline motor/generator. MOTOR ID; 6ZHRS.1961NL; ZHEJIANG ROBOT POWER MACHINERY CO., LTD.
EPA ENG # B168F060700148 SN 0607014264; 196CC; 6.5 HP

1. NO MANUAL. Anybody...
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Posted By Dixieflash

Fixed the sound

Really easy - just UNMUTED it! Dumb me. Thanks, y'all. DF
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Posted By Dixieflash

N sound on PC

Thanks, Furd. I went to Dell and downloaded all drivers since the date my PC was shipped, and the one for Sound. Still no sound. Hmmmm?? I went to control panel, Sound, and didn't see anything out of...
03-30-09, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Dixieflash

Limit Switches, UP and Down are okay

Donald, I cleaned and checked both of the limit switches with
the ohmmeter. They contact ground when activated.

The circuit board is NLA, naturally, after all these years. I got a Raynor board...
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No Sound

After the Dell Indian "cleaned my disc drive", which had no effect on the "freezing" problem, now the sound doesn't work.
Evidently he turned it off or something - I'm computer challenged - how do I...
03-29-09, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Dixieflash

Replacement would be a snap, except

this door is on a floating boathouse and only accessible by climbing onto and standing on the bow of my boat. :( If I could only replace the operating unit and leave the screw and all it wouldn't be...
03-28-09, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Dixieflash

Still can't find the problem with the Genie Model 90

1/3rd hp garage door operator. Checked and cleaned contacts
on both limit switches. They are working.

As I said, there are no obstruction photo cells - if the door meets resistance on lowering,...
03-10-09, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Dixieflash

"Check the door obstruction sensors". This model...

"Check the door obstruction sensors". This model does not have those. If the door hits something while lowering it is supposed to reverse itself. There seems to be no restriction on door movement,...
03-10-09, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Dixieflash

Genie Mod 90 Raises but won't Lower

This is the 1/3rd hp screw model, new in 1991. When I push the remote or wall button to lower the door nothing happens - no movement or sound. I cleaned the limit switch contacts and connectors -...
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Posted By Dixieflash

Smartzone?

Smartzone Communications Center - That's the link to my email - don't know if it is Dell or Comcast software. I can't tell. Don't know enough about that stuff.

I'm away from home this week and...
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Posted By Dixieflash

Gunguy45, it was a case of

the operation was a success but the patient died! In repairing the contact I caused the fuse to blow.

Yeah, I'm glad it was fixable without having to buy a new PCM ($125 + tax). It isn't designed...
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Posted By Dixieflash

I fixed it

And discovered a few things: the window control switches are in a module called the PCM (Power Control Module?) in the fuse book and is on fuse #4 under the hood. If you have window, door lock,...
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Posted By Dixieflash

In fog never run high-beams

The light reflects off of the mist into your eyes, reducing your vision as well as those coming toward you. Yellow glasses are a great help in fog and rain, in my experience.

In the forties fog...
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Town Car Window Switch progblem

1999 Signature. Driver side window raise switch failing to operate at times. Got really bad. Figured it was only dirty contacts. Simple to fix, right? So I pulled the switch block out, carefully...
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Posted By Dixieflash

Dell "Smartzone" problem

Have a new Dell inspiron 1525 laptop. When I am in Dell Smartzone, now and then I cannot go to anything outside of Smartzone, ie if I want to save a portion of email text to Word, I cannot open Word....
02-10-09, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Dixieflash

Hey Art, re: oily liquid coming out of capacitor

[Now I noticed that there is some oily liquid coming out of capacitor, so I'm guessing that is the problem...

That humming sound is the motor trying to start but the cap is defective, I think,...
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