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07-26-16, 02:41 AM
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Posted By WyrTwister

I have not taken many window shakers out of their...

I have not taken many window shakers out of their cases , but those I had had no service fittings to connect a hose & gauge set to .

If you can install a service fitting yourself , go for it...
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Posted By WyrTwister

Does the cruse control on your vehicle use a...

Does the cruse control on your vehicle use a vacuum servo to move the throttle or is it all electrical / electronic ?

God bless
Wyr
Replies: 21
Views: 1,043
Posted By WyrTwister

Rust

Depending on where you live , finding a mostly / entirely rust free car can be easy to impossible , to some where in between .

I live in a mostly dry climate , far from the ocean . Some salt...
12-07-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By WyrTwister

I was trying to politely get the idea across that...

I was trying to politely get the idea across that I have no plan to take out a permit or get inspections .

I do plan to do the work per code .

I know my share of plumbers , that I...
12-07-15, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By WyrTwister

Well , I own the house , free and clear , 100% . ...

Well , I own the house , free and clear , 100% . And the land it sits on .

I am not going to use black poly pipe . I have doubts it is legal in this jurisdiction . But , I could be wrong ....
12-06-15, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By WyrTwister

New water line

Apparently , I have a water leak , some where between the water meter ( in the alley ) to the house .

The existing line is copper , in fact , all the water piping inside the house is copper , too...
11-03-15, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By WyrTwister

Why is the white wire to the left tied to the...

Why is the white wire to the left tied to the blacks . This is done with Romex going to a switch . But with conduit , there is no reason / excuse for it . Either replace it with another color (...
11-03-15, 04:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By WyrTwister

Your dish washer is going to pull 37.7 amps on...

Your dish washer is going to pull 37.7 amps on each of the 2 hots . Quit trying to convince yourself that you some how have an extra 50 amps to spare .

By code , you have just maxed out your...
11-02-15, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By WyrTwister

Just a guess , but it may / probably had a pretty...

Just a guess , but it may / probably had a pretty significant hot water booster heater . Will you be feeding it hot water from another heater ? Or cold water ?

When you say food trailer ,...
11-01-15, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By WyrTwister

No telling how long . Sounds like he is...

No telling how long .

Sounds like he is trying for a Darwin Award .

You can not fix stupid ! :-(

God bless
Wyr
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Views: 9,312
Posted By WyrTwister

Most of that was over my head . End...

Most of that was over my head .

End result , try completely replacing all the old fluid with new fluid . What ever specification fluid GM requires for your car .

You might also do a...
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Views: 518
Posted By WyrTwister

Get the codes read & go from there . God...

Get the codes read & go from there .

God bless
Wyr
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Views: 1,626
Posted By WyrTwister

Sorry , I misspoke . Wally World will install...

Sorry , I misspoke . Wally World will install batteries free . Seems like they end up costing around $ 100 . Last time .

Gosd bless
Wyr
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By WyrTwister

Go to Autozone , O'Reilly , etc & they will read...

Go to Autozone , O'Reilly , etc & they will read the codes for free .

If it is the throttle body , you may get buy with buying a spray can of cleaner & cleaning it .

But see what the...
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Views: 772
Posted By WyrTwister

Try Rockauto.com for parts . Then compare prices...

Try Rockauto.com for parts . Then compare prices + freight to the local parts stores . Remember , You will probably not pay tax from Rockauto .

God bless
Wyr
Replies: 33
Views: 1,626
Posted By WyrTwister

I live in the South West where it gets hot . I...

I live in the South West where it gets hot . I end up replacing batteries every 4 - 5 years . Local Wally World will replace batterys free .

Just a cost of owning a car .

We bought...
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Views: 890
Posted By WyrTwister

At the very least , a fluid change and filter...

At the very least , a fluid change and filter change would be good preventative maintenance .

Tranny rebuild , I had a rebuild for a 96 Lumina quoted at slightly less than $ 2000 . A fair...
10-22-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By WyrTwister

20 - 23 volts at the contactor sounds low to me ....

20 - 23 volts at the contactor sounds low to me . I am wondering what is causing that ?

I would check all the 24 VAC connections for loose / corroded wires and crimp on terminations .

...
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Posted By WyrTwister

Dirty or carbon-filled Throttle Bore ...

Dirty or carbon-filled Throttle Bore

Seems like some one sells a a cleaner in a spray can ?

Suggestions , please ?

God bless
wyr
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By WyrTwister

Do not know what to say . Battery usually lasts...

Do not know what to say . Battery usually lasts around 4 - 5 years , around here . Maybe the heat kills them ?

God bless
Wyr
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By WyrTwister

We have owned about 5 Chevrolet Lumina sedans ,...

We have owned about 5 Chevrolet Lumina sedans , over the years . They all used the same front pads . Only had to pay for the first set .

Each time , I would bring the old pads to the...
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Views: 923
Posted By WyrTwister

If in doubt , I would replace the pads . ...

If in doubt , I would replace the pads .

Tip , buy the AutoZone lifetime pads . Then you have it whipped for life .

They make a " goo " to smear on the back of the pads , to help...
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Views: 507
Posted By WyrTwister

Why does it seem only Fords have this switch ? ...

Why does it seem only Fords have this switch ?

Does it seem that the connector to the switch is OK ? Can you squire some electrical contact cleaner inside the switch .

I know what I...
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By WyrTwister

11 year old battery . Replace it . AS...

11 year old battery . Replace it .

AS far as a ground strap . May be easier to add one than trace down the origional one .

I have seen battery cables go bad on the battery end . ...
Replies: 24
Views: 949
Posted By WyrTwister

I would only use sealant as a very desperate last...

I would only use sealant as a very desperate last resort .

I would replace intake gaskets & give it a try .

God bless
Wyr
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