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Thank you to everyone that contributed to this...

Thank you to everyone that contributed to this thread! I sprayed a bunch of engine de-greaser (petroleum distillates) to the sides of the carb and scrubbed it with a toothbrush. I thought I was...
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Thank you very much Geo!!! I was searching the...

Thank you very much Geo!!! I was searching the web last night for just such a diagram and/or article and didn't find anything that good!
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This video did not cover Tecumseh carbs, or did...

This video did not cover Tecumseh carbs, or did it?
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Tecumseh 6hp engine surging

Hi folks,
I just purchased a Cyclone Rake (tow-behind leaf vacuum) that uses a 6 hp Tecumseh engine. Attached is a picture of the engine plate. I have a few questions about this motor as I am trying...
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2002 Chevy Impala, 3.4L, "coolant hot temp" message

The radiator never seems to get warm and we never get heat from the interior climate control. So I replaced the thermostat and have the exact same problem. I did loose a fair amount of fuid when...
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Thanks wyr! I actually did exactly that last...

Thanks wyr! I actually did exactly that last week! The visual inspections yielded nothing blaring. But the grab and wobble doesn't tell me as much because I'm not sure how much each joint *should*...
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Thanks for the responses. I haven't heard any...

Thanks for the responses. I haven't heard any difference in noise between turns and I just hit 72K miles. I'll check the strut tops and sway and control bar ends and get back. Thanks again; you guys...
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2002 Chevy Impala, wipers stuck in the vertical.

We had a few inches of very wet/heavy snow this morning. My daughter chose to activate her wipers instead of using a broom. She believes it wasn't so much the up-swing under load as much as the...
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2002 Chevy Impala, wipers stuck in the vertical

We had a few inches of very wet/heavy snow this morning. My daughter chose to activate her wipers instead of using a broom. She believes it wasn't so much the up-swing under load as much as the...
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2010 Ford Focus 4-dr, popping noise from front end

I've been waiting for something to happen...
I now drive 90 miles to work, 4 days a week; or 720 miles a week (since Oct last year). Just today, I hit the brakes kind of hard and heard a "pop" or a...
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Thanks again for the help. Next question: what's...

Thanks again for the help. Next question: what's the procedure and/or tool for removing the circular door switches from the sides of the dash pad? Both of mine are bad so I cut two 'new' ones out a...
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Thanks Wirepuller, I really appreciate the help....

Thanks Wirepuller, I really appreciate the help. Next question: the warning chime is not working. As mentioned earlier, all fuses appear intact. Next to the flasher unit (which was out of socket btw)...
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'95 Chevy 1500 (Silverado) 4X4 ext cab turn indicator issue

Turn indicators don't work. Both dash turn indicators illuminate when I step on the brakes. All fuses appear intact in both fuse/relay panels. Emergency flashers don't work either. Truck is new to...
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That's correct: the yellow didn't light with the...

That's correct: the yellow didn't light with the key in the start/crank position. And did start (via testlamp/#16-pin) in the 'on' position. I ended up going to Radio Shack and getting small...
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Bingo! Thanks Autojoe, everything you said went...

Bingo! Thanks Autojoe, everything you said went the way you said it. After verifying a good ground, the yellow wasn't working with the key on and red was; I grabbed a thin finishing nail with the...
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Thanks guys. Only one hot (always) socket with...

Thanks guys. Only one hot (always) socket with relay removed. With the key in start (crank), none of the other three went live based on my (functioning) test lamp. And Fuse #8 still good, live one...
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It's a 2.4L, auto-trans. I've tested the key in...

It's a 2.4L, auto-trans. I've tested the key in the 'start' position and played with the shifter: in and out of park and no crank. I tried starting in neutral and no crank. I put finger on the...
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What the first step in getting at that battery? I...

What the first step in getting at that battery? I can't completely rule it out until I can put my hands on it and the terminals.
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I see no light at all. Where is the security...

I see no light at all. Where is the security light? and what should it be doing?
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Yah wouldn't it? I have no idea other than what...

Yah wouldn't it? I have no idea other than what I can see under the hood: 16 valve DOHC and it appears to 4 cyls. It took me 10 minutes find the effing-battery. Any advice?
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'03 Chrysler Sebring 4-dr won't start, Batt seems ok

Tested the jumper points (since the batt is buried under the fender), and got 12.75V with it off. Turn the key and nothing, no click. Hit the starter with a crow bar, and nothing. Jumped it from my...
03-21-13, 02:05 PM
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Chandler: As I recall being under the house a...

Chandler: As I recall being under the house a couple of years ago, they left no jack behind. These two booze-soaked 'contractors' didn't know they were talking to the new house owner and told me they...
03-20-13, 02:13 PM
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So this (possible) sagging would cause the...

So this (possible) sagging would cause the vibrations I am feeling and hearing above?
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