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'06 GMC Sierra power lumbar not working.

My 2006 GMC Sierra has power adjustable seats, and yesterday I noticed the power lumbar support isn't working. When I press the button to increase or decrease the support, nothing happens to the...
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Starter rope replacement help on Briggs & Stratton

Hi,
I have a Craftsman lawnmower with a Briggs & Stratton motor, and the starter rope broke and came completely out today when I started it up. The motor is model # 12H802-1978-E1. Is this a simple...
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What the 3 halves of your brain(lol) are telling...

What the 3 halves of your brain(lol) are telling you also makes sense, but there is no other explanation, that I can think of anyway, that causes this chirping noise only when the brakes warm up a...
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O.k. I know why they would turn the rotors, and...

O.k. I know why they would turn the rotors, and the noise I'm bothered by isn't braking noise........it is the chirping noise I get with the revolution of the left front wheel after the brakes/rotors...
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I know.......I'm a painting contractor, and I...

I know.......I'm a painting contractor, and I make decent money, but not like that. I don't mind paying someone for quaity work, and this guy has a reputation of being honest and doing good work, but...
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Yep, I like to stay local if I can, but in this...

Yep, I like to stay local if I can, but in this economy, I'll save anywhere I can If it's substantial. Like I said, my local sho wants $275 to turn the rotors and replace the pads with some good...
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Yeah,the $300 was based on my local parts store...

Yeah,the $300 was based on my local parts store for premium ceramic pads and premium rotors. I'm not sure who has good quality parts online......that is the one thing I haven't actually bought online.
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Yeah, that's what I'm thinking.......right now...

Yeah, that's what I'm thinking.......right now it's just a little annoying. The further I drive and brake more, the louder it gets, so I'm going to play it by ear. What I was most curious about is if...
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I've had a warped rotor before on my '90 Chevy...

I've had a warped rotor before on my '90 Chevy truck and I had pulsation in the brake pedal when braking and never had a noise while driving, plus like I said, this only does it after braking a few...
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Question about brake noise while driving

Posted this in the wrong section earlier.....sorry! I'm hoping to confirm what a person told me is causing a brake related noise before doing the repair, and I'll try to keep this short as possible....
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Question about brake noise while driving.

I'm hoping to confirm what a person told me is causing a brake related noise before doing the repair, and I'll try to keep this short as possible. I have an '06 GMC Sierra extended cab, 1/2 ton, 2...
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O.k. cool.......thanks again for all the help!...

O.k. cool.......thanks again for all the help! Maybe I'll go with the stabilizer this winter......says it's good for 12 months. This sprayer will sit for the next 4-5 months for sure.
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Good news......it started right up, and no...

Good news......it started right up, and no surging! Seems to run just fine. Thank you so much for your help. It's funny, because it's so new, I was thinking there is no way something could clog that...
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I see a hole on the bottom that goes somewhere,...

I see a hole on the bottom that goes somewhere, but looking into the hole that is on the side,that actually goes right through the pilot jet, I don't see an orifice coming into that. Is it something...
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O.k. cool! Well, I'll know soon enough tomorrow!

O.k. cool! Well, I'll know soon enough tomorrow!
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Gotcha! Thanks again for all the help! I sure...

Gotcha! Thanks again for all the help! I sure hope this does it......it's so new it seems weird. That's about the only thing that can cause the surging like I had, correct? Everything else is set on...
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Oh, one more thing.......just took that idle stop...

Oh, one more thing.......just took that idle stop screw out,and pulled that pilot jet out. Since that o-ring is rubber, should I remove it before spraying that plastic piece with cleaner......that is...
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Well, it's dark now, and spraying that carb...

Well, it's dark now, and spraying that carb cleaner in the garage wouldn't be a hit with the wife.....she's already hating the gas smell, so I'll clean it out tomorrow, and hopefully be able to post...
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O.k. thanks for all this help. So basically...

O.k. thanks for all this help. So basically everything in your pictorial guide, plus this pilot jet thing, and that's pretty much it? If That doesn't work, order a new carb lol! Just out of...
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O.k. I was just about to post pictures of my...

O.k. I was just about to post pictures of my carb, as it is slightly different. I wondered if that was where it might be. So, any tricks to taking the idle stop screw out.........count how many turns...
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Now I see the instructions for the pilot...

Now I see the instructions for the pilot screw.......I guess you break it at the neck, and remove the remaining screw and then you have to install a new one, which I don't have. Is it necessary to...
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Well, I've almost got to the point you're talking...

Well, I've almost got to the point you're talking about since my last post. I removed the float bowl and the float. I took that pin out that holds the float on, but does that other plastic piece that...
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O.k. there is talk about removing the pilot screw...

O.k. there is talk about removing the pilot screw and cleaning it.......does it simply unscrew and screw back in, and how do I get to the jets???? Nothing in that doagram shows a thing about...
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O.k. I have it off, but what exactly do I...

O.k. I have it off, but what exactly do I disassemble and clean? I know nothing about this. When I disconnected the fuel line, gas poured out and I had to get a can to catch it, so just turning off...
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Also, cheese suggested I take the bowl off and...

Also, cheese suggested I take the bowl off and spray any jets I can access to see if that cures it. Obviously I should try that, and see If I can avoid taking the carb off, correct? This is brand new...
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