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Dodge Neon Air Flow Problem

We have two 2002 Dodge Neons with the same problem. When the car has been running for a long time, sometimes the air flow through the interior vents greatly reduces and barely flows. My kids drive...
01-04-07, 11:01 PM
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If you're using the Kodak EasyShare software, go...

If you're using the Kodak EasyShare software, go to Tools --> Preferences --> Transfer. There's an option to set up directory for the file transfer.

Kodak just upgraded their software, free for...
07-12-06, 07:27 PM
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It's hard to say what your drainage system looks...

It's hard to say what your drainage system looks like, but around here they tie downspouts into drainage systems that go to the storm sewer system. They do indeed clog due to leaves, dirt, debris,...
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Let me post a scenario for comment. What if one...

Let me post a scenario for comment. What if one of the brakes are sticking? For example, what if a disk is rusted or a caliper is sticking, and putting on the brake is locking the wheel? Then the...
07-03-06, 07:15 PM
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I can't see how slightly concave would make it...

I can't see how slightly concave would make it better...but then again I can't see it making it structurally worse (but you'll need to have enough liner to stretch the extra bit).

If you have one...
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I bought rear wheel drive because I have to mow a...

I bought rear wheel drive because I have to mow a hillside. Others who had similar hillsides and had front wheel drive complained that they lost traction when they needed it most.
07-02-06, 07:28 PM
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You can run two sets. The only thing you have to...

You can run two sets. The only thing you have to do is add up the wattage of all of the lights you're going to use and make sure that the transformer will handle the total wattage.
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Thanks for your input. We sit around 15 feet...

Thanks for your input. We sit around 15 feet away, that's why I was looking for something 60+ inches.
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HDTV Types

I've been looking for an HDTV in the 62 inch range. I checked out some DLP HDTVs, and it looks like the picture is great compared to the standard rear projection HDTV. I have room to put in the...
06-27-06, 06:10 PM
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Sounds like they're swarming, meaning that the...

Sounds like they're swarming, meaning that the colony has gotten too big. The swarmers are both male and female. Their goal is to reproduce and start a new colony. If you have swarmers inside,...
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I just had someone call me over to help with a...

I just had someone call me over to help with a similar problem. Couldn't loosen the tank to bowl nut. What I finally did was have him hold the bolt still with a wrench, and I drilled the bolt out...
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On my Corsica, it was along the firewall on the...

On my Corsica, it was along the firewall on the passenger side.
06-23-06, 08:32 PM
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The damper might be from a humidifier that was...

The damper might be from a humidifier that was once installed, then removed. Usually, these units are mounted on the discharge side, but then have a duct that runs back to the inlet side. In the...
06-21-06, 07:20 PM
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I've gotta agree with Speedy. This is a DIY...

I've gotta agree with Speedy. This is a DIY forum, but sometimes problems are too dangerous to play with and the best DIY advice is to have someone else DI.

Hey, diydoc, reply and let us know...
06-21-06, 06:58 PM
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Why not get a high quality plywood, such as oak...

Why not get a high quality plywood, such as oak plywood, cut it to size, then put the tape-on wood veneer on the outside edge. Or instead of the veneer, you could put a trim piece. Then stain and...
06-21-06, 06:53 PM
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I built a shed with T-111. Yuck. What...

I built a shed with T-111. Yuck. What maintenance. In spite of doing all the right things, priming, two coats of expensive outdoor paint, gutters, it still splits. I replaced two panels and the...
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That's interesting. I didn't know that a home...

That's interesting. I didn't know that a home inspection wouldn't pass with general purpose screws. I don't understand why, but I accept that rules are rules.
06-21-06, 06:44 PM
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Turns out that the guy who had this problem at...

Turns out that the guy who had this problem at work removed his old pan and took the job to someone who does sheet metal fabrication. It cost him $60 for a new custom made pan.
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First, check to make sure that the rollers are in...

First, check to make sure that the rollers are in good shape and haven't popped out of their holders. Rollers can be replaced if rusted (buy at the big box or local hardware stores...real easy to...
06-20-06, 08:21 PM
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I agree. I've often been amazed at the number of...

I agree. I've often been amazed at the number of books and programs there are for weight control, when it all boils down to reducing caloric intake and increasing calorie burning. I think I'm going...
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I suggested screws instead of nails because you...

I suggested screws instead of nails because you don't have to hammer away across the rafter, which is broken. It's also easier to install using a power screwdriver. It's really all a matter of the...
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See if you like these: ...

See if you like these:

http://www.hometime.com/store2/p_playh.htm

Bob
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Try this. When the engine is nice and hot, draw...

Try this. When the engine is nice and hot, draw out your oil dipstick. Drip the oil on the exhaust manifold. If there's antifreeze in the oil, there will be some sizzle. In that case, you likely...
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First thing I always check with rough idle are...

First thing I always check with rough idle are the vacuum hoses.
06-19-06, 08:16 PM
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What an interesting coincidence...we were just...

What an interesting coincidence...we were just coming up with ideas for someone at work who had this problem. Bending the sheet metal and using epoxy was high on the list. Someone else suggested...
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