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Pump randomly does not energize

I don't think the well water level is the problem for three reasons. First I'm down in the basement restarting the pump less than a minute after it kicks off and it always pumps water and runs...
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Pump randomly does not energized at the low pressure point

We're going crazy with this one! My deep well pump (600+ ft.) will work perfectly for several weeks and then unexpectedly quit working. When this occurs the tank pressure reads zero (new gauge) at...
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Posted By zoomzoom

Right on target!!

Thanks Guys you were dead-on with the plugged exhaust. The spark arrestor screen was 98% plugged!! I'm surprised it ran as well as it did during the last couple of weeks before cleaning it.

It...
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Trimmer: Idle to Speed bog and stall

Thanks to All for the good suggestion on the bogging problem.

I'll check for carbon in the exhaust port and muffler screen if equipped. I'll also double check the fuel lines too.

I'll let you...
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Trimmer: Idle to full speed bog and stall

Well, I must be getting out of the wrong side of bed these days! What worked great last week doesn't work right today. More specifically, my John Deere C1200 trimmer suddenly doesn't want to run at...
09-27-04, 04:10 AM
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Posted By zoomzoom

Gary, Thanks for the helpful information and...

Gary,

Thanks for the helpful information and the url about the pin hole leaks. At least this give me a strategy to use instead of just waiting for the next drop to appear.


barry
09-23-04, 04:57 AM
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Posted By zoomzoom

Mike & Ron, Thanks for the information on...

Mike & Ron,

Thanks for the information on the pin hole leaks. I'll check the copper pipe type and get a water test. Hopefully that should end the problem.

I suppose it's possible to transition...
09-22-04, 01:55 PM
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Posted By zoomzoom

Pin hole leaks in copper pipe

I'm encountering a continuing problem with the copper cold water piping in my house which was build in the mid 90s. In the last two years I've replaced several sections of the 1/2 piping because of...
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Posted By zoomzoom

Hi Greg, Thanks for explaining the vac hose...

Hi Greg,

Thanks for explaining the vac hose size. Now that you mention it, I did wonder about the extra large looking ends on the hose in the picture on the web site but I wasn't curious enough to...
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Posted By zoomzoom

extended length vac hose

Greg,

Thanks for the url of the site with the vac hoses but they don't sell the "1 1/4 size.

barry
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Longer "1 1/4 hose for shop vac

I purchased a Craftsman wall mount wet/dry shop vac for my garage but need a longer suction hose. A five foot extension would be about right but then I would also need a fitting to splice both hoses...
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Posted By zoomzoom

Update on old lawn boy problem

Thanks to all for the suggestions,

Here is what I did.

1. Cleaned the carbon out of the exhaust port. I'd estimate that the port was obstructed by 30%. Engine now has more power but this...
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Terminator asked if I had figured out the old...

Terminator asked if I had figured out the old Lawn Boy governer problem yet. Well, this weekend my wife wanted the trim replaced on the front door and I wanted to work on the mower. Guess which one...
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Old, Old, Lawn Boy Governor Problem?

I have a model 5231, engine D-400 (purchased in 1963) Lawn Boy push mower which has been running great except for the fact that the high speed or deep grass mode was not functioning, i.e., not...
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Posted By zoomzoom

Expensive repair parts

Joe make an excellent point especially about keeping and using the parts manual. Even though the part numbers for my Echo's points and condenser are no longer "good numbers" they were the starting...
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Posted By zoomzoom

Expensive parts

Thanks Cheese for the encouragement is getting the saw running. It is satisfying to bring these old tools back to life -- so to speak, that have served us so well yeas ago. I'm just pleased I can...
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Posted By zoomzoom

expensive Echo parts

Hi Cheeze,

Well, I got my points and condensor and I now have spark. But $18 bucks for the points and $14 for the condensorm Woh!!.

I've looked hard and long and can't locate the platium or...
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Posted By zoomzoom

Electronic ignition

Cheeze,

That gadget sounds pretty handy. If I can't get the points and condenser I'll try to find one. Have you had any experiences with these? Do the work as well as the orginal points and...
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Posted By zoomzoom

points and condenser

Hi Cheeze,

I'll use the .020 figure to set the points. I went ahead and ordered both a new condenser and points set, at least I hope they are ordered. The parts people aren't sure if they're still...
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Posted By zoomzoom

echo chain saw

Thanks for the help on the old Echo, Cheeze.

What would your educated guess be on breaker point gap? Anything close would be better than not knowing.

barry
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old Echo chanin saw

I'm trying get my old Echo CS-452 VL chain saw running(purchased in 1979). It isn't producing a spark when turned over. I've ordered a new set of point and a condenser since these have never be...
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Posted By zoomzoom

coil wire

Thanks for the tip on the coil wire. I'll pull the cover and see if the "fix" will work.

thanks,

barry
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Posted By zoomzoom

Replace sparkplug wire end?

I've managed to pull out the sparkplug wire connector from the secondary high voltage wire on my SnowKing Tecumseh engine when I replaced the plug. The end of the wire is split back about an eighth...
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Posted By zoomzoom

Well, I too am glad to find out that I'm not the...

Well, I too am glad to find out that I'm not the only one having a Ryobi flooding problem that can't be repaired --- I thought I'd never say that about any machine!!

Since I last posted a note to...
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Posted By zoomzoom

Back to square one

Hi Cheese,

I installed a new replacement fuel cap yesterday and hung the trimmer vertically on its storage hook. When I checked it this moring it was seriously flooded again.

Leaving it stored...
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