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Hummm , the diaphram appeared ok when inspected....

Hummm , the diaphram appeared ok when inspected. The Bulb will not release when pressed. The pickup tube is clear, but when installed I cannot blow through it so I assume its something between the...
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I've seen videos to replace the primer bulb , so...

I've seen videos to replace the primer bulb , so I may just pull that off and see what I can find
Yes, it does release when the pick up is not in the tank of gas
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its a bolens lawn mower. a rebuild kit is...

its a bolens lawn mower. a rebuild kit is essentially the whole carb, otherwise you just replace the diaphrams which seem to be in good shape. The pick up tube has a screen, but you cant blow air...
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the first thing i did was replace the gas with...

the first thing i did was replace the gas with fresh gas
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Briggs and Stratton carb # 798758 problems

I believe the gas had some dirt and water in it when my son used it last. It will only start when you pour gas in the carb. then quickly dies. I removed the carb and cleaned screens. Cleaned the...
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yes, its not turning... looking at the part...

yes, its not turning... looking at the part blow-up there is a "spacer" and two U shaped pins that may hold that side together.. thought someone may have a quick answer but again, time to get the...
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yeah, figured that ... have to get the tools out...

yeah, figured that ... have to get the tools out and start cranking
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Craftsman front wheel drive self propelled

I have one side that turns, the other (short Right side facing front ) dies not.... He're a pic, the small circle on the bottom.. Wheels are fine, its the right drive not turning ...
11-21-10, 01:02 PM
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there were two tubes. One on the front and one on...

there were two tubes. One on the front and one on the rear.
11-21-10, 11:53 AM
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Weil mclain blower motor

I have a weil mclain he ll-4 furnace that would not start this morning because the blower motor was just barely turning. Its 10 years old and I discovered in the manual that it needed to be oiled...
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Weil Mclain Boiler blower motor

I have a 10 year old he ll-4 furnace that wouldnt fire up because the blower motor was just barely turning. I discovered in the manual that it was supposed to be oiled every 6 months!!! Well, its now...
04-16-10, 01:40 PM
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breakers still on and lights work ok.... a...

breakers still on and lights work ok.... a Mystery indeed
04-16-10, 07:27 AM
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there was no plate like the GFI outlets... it had...

there was no plate like the GFI outlets... it had 4 holes in the back much like a backstab, but when your tightened the ususal screws on the side, it secured the wire inserted in the back. If I...
04-16-10, 05:30 AM
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I found a box of outlets either from Lowe's or...

I found a box of outlets either from Lowe's or Home Depot that had backstab "type" holes in the back, but were actually secured by a screw. You only had to stip the wire just like a typical backtab...
04-15-10, 04:58 PM
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When I did the install around 2000, all the feed...

When I did the install around 2000, all the feed goes to the light junction box and the power then goes from there to the switch and back to the light. All the fixtures are fine.. I turned them all...
04-15-10, 02:20 PM
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ok, went back today. After two days, breaker did...

ok, went back today. After two days, breaker did not trip and all lights worked fine. Checked all fixtures and switch connections, all seemed fine.. no signs of any shorts or moisture. Checked about...
04-15-10, 07:36 AM
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it feeds lights for a kitchen, bath and 1...

it feeds lights for a kitchen, bath and 1 bedroom. There are no outlets on that line, lighting only.
04-15-10, 07:22 AM
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thanks for the assistance. anyone have a good...

thanks for the assistance. anyone have a good structured plan of attack? I can inspect only about 1/2 of the feed wire. The rest is buried in the ceiling. Finding no issues there, my plan is to...
04-14-10, 08:39 AM
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No condensation that I see but I havent removed...

No condensation that I see but I havent removed any fixtures at this point. Theres always a chance of rodents I guess but I havent noticed any in years. I keep it well ventilated so I dont believe...
04-14-10, 08:23 AM
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no, no changes at all. The breaker is a standard...

no, no changes at all. The breaker is a standard breaker. The brand I used was Murray and thats what I took out. I did the entire wiring job 10 years ago as part of an addittion. Never had any...
04-14-10, 07:10 AM
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Posted By povertyacresmyk

Angry Lighting breaker trips ,then works fine

My lighting circut breaker keeps tripping. I replaced the breaker to rule that out. It runs lights only, no plugs. It will trip with all lights off. It will usually immediately trip when reset but...
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