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its ok--I found what I need at repairclinic.com

its ok--I found what I need at repairclinic.com
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ASKO Dishwasher mod 1385 SS

This dishwasher has worked flawlessly for 15 years. The other day there was a loud snap--electrical arc sound -- and some smoke emerged from the top of the door precicely at the end of the complete...
12-15-09, 12:00 AM
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Thanks a lot Seattle. That makes sense because...

Thanks a lot Seattle. That makes sense because it is real close to the pilot flame. That removes any worries I had about it. Appreciated. It's been minus 30C for 3 days and tomorrow I stuff the...
12-14-09, 11:44 PM
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Olsen Gas furnace 1971

Model # HAS130 I had this furnace replaced with a newer one and now that I find it is in such good shape, I am putting it in another out-building on my property.

The regulator has two copper...
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I would just buy a tecumseh. Briggs has too many...

I would just buy a tecumseh. Briggs has too many changes in the last few years and parts are very expensive. Too much add on junk that's not required. (my opinion)

If you want trouble free...
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I live in Canada. I buy adapter sleeves from a...

I live in Canada. I buy adapter sleeves from a bearing supply company (NSK)(Raeside equipment) . 6 bucks each.
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The engines we get (sears) in Canada from...

The engines we get (sears) in Canada from Tecumseh have different size threads in the jet and are not interchangeable. We must replace the whole carb if we want an adjustable jet.

S/T
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Most will come off with an automotive ball joint...

Most will come off with an automotive ball joint remover and a hammer. It is just a big fork with tapered tines. They come in different sizes for tie rods etc. and are major time savers. If one...
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I've seen this problem only once before. The one...

I've seen this problem only once before. The one that I had to repair had a problem with the starter rewind. Someone put the wrong one on it and it was turning the wrong direction. Took me a long...
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Have you tried to start it? Wouldn't it be wise...

Have you tried to start it? Wouldn't it be wise to do that first and establish any claims the previous owner made? He could be full of ---- and the engine may be perfect. I would get it running...
01-14-06, 09:43 PM
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You want to build a shed inside your house? Are...

You want to build a shed inside your house? Are you planning on moving it outside your house? This is a strange statement you have made.
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At sears we have changed the older track drives...

At sears we have changed the older track drives (non steerable)to wheel drives because it is simple and a better system. You slide the tracs off the axle, put on some spacers to keep the tire from...
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Phone some small engine shops and find out who is...

Phone some small engine shops and find out who is a dealer for tecumseh.
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I believe 8 HP were discontinued and replaced...

I believe 8 HP were discontinued and replaced with 11 HP. They do make a 9 now as well. The 11 or the 9 are bolt ups where the 8 or 10 used to be so either will fit nice. Some of the older 8's had...
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Hi I know these saws inside out. The choke...

Hi

I know these saws inside out. The choke is also the fast idle cam. When you pull the choke on it steps up to fast idle. If you push the choke in without touching the throttle it stays on...
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black is ground in any case. The other should go...

black is ground in any case. The other should go to the points.
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there's a possibility the noise is not related to...

there's a possibility the noise is not related to what you suspect. Sometimes the flywheel is just a bit loose and it will make a knock. Some Briggs engines have a knock in the lower crank main if...
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There is a whack of web sites that teach how to...

There is a whack of web sites that teach how to do that.
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The newer generators under the flywheel put out...

The newer generators under the flywheel put out more power than the older ones but they are too expensive to replace for your needs. You can buy halogen lites for bicycles with long lasting...
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You said it was a whining sound?? Turning but not...

You said it was a whining sound?? Turning but not engaging? The starter drive is stuck and will not run up the thread to engage with the flywheel. Could be loose bolts holding it to the engine. Might...
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oops--sent too soon. Fuel jet still dirty or did...

oops--sent too soon. Fuel jet still dirty or did you replace it? If you did there's probably still dirt in the low speed circuit. When these engines are running full speed they depend on the low...
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Backfireing is a sign of 'starving for fuel'. ...

Backfireing is a sign of 'starving for fuel'. That will give you a good idea of what to do.
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hmmm--not a good test but a test at least. Had...

hmmm--not a good test but a test at least. Had one last week the commutator was burnt out. Turned when I tapped it a couple times and then quit forever. Your best bet would be to bypass the switch...
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That's ok for you in New York. Try the centre of...

That's ok for you in New York. Try the centre of BC, Canada--no one has any, nor will they order them due to shipping costs. They'll try to sell you an electronic coil for 50 bucks and then charge...
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Don't replace the points--just clean them and gap...

Don't replace the points--just clean them and gap them at.020" in the open position.
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