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Only thought it would be fair that I updated this...

Only thought it would be fair that I updated this post. I dug some more through the dishwasher and took the bottom drain strainer off (on the inside of the dishwasher). Once that was off and I had...
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Update: I was able to slip the belt off,...

Update: I was able to slip the belt off, although it was very tight. I backed off the 'battery hold down bolt' and the tension was reapplied to the tensioner pulley. Removed both the pulley and...
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Yes, that is where I got the little info I've...

Yes, that is where I got the little info I've got! It only gives info to remove the belt, not the tensioner. In order to replace the water pump, the tensioner has to be removed and I have no way of...
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2001 Accord timing belt tensioner

Hello all, I'm in the process of replacing the timing belt on my V6 Accord. I've got to the point where I need to loosen the tension on the belt to remove it. It is a hydraulic tensioner and am...
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Good thought. I'll try a new plug. I guess it...

Good thought. I'll try a new plug. I guess it baffles me because the plug doesn't appear fouled at all. Looks almost new in fact. With the plug out and grounded, I get good spark at the...
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5 HP B&S runs with plug wire disconnected!!

So I have an older 5HP Briggs on a Snapper deck. I have been trying to get the thing to run (neighbor gave it to me!), and cleaned the carburetor, emptied out about 1/2 qt. of excess oil (!?) and...
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GE Dishwasher check ball noise

I have a GE Dishwasher, Model # 165D8552P001 that runs ok but has a noise coming from the collection chamber under the unit. I dissasembled the collection chamber and found a plastic ball about 1/2"...
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I thought I'd give an update as to what I'm up...

I thought I'd give an update as to what I'm up against now! I marked my lines with a construction crayon, and yes my lines were about 1/4 inch thick, so it was quite difficult to get my lines right....
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Ah ha! Thank you! Heck maybe I could even use...

Ah ha! Thank you! Heck maybe I could even use my kids crayolas!
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Marking and cutting brick on the level

Hello all, I've got a project I've taken on (finally, as my wife says!). I am adding a man door in my garage. The wall I'm cutting into is framed 2x4's with a brick exterior. I've got access to a...
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Still looking...I know it's been a while! Help!

Still looking...I know it's been a while! Help!
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I will definitely check the grounding issue,...

I will definitely check the grounding issue, including gunguy's suggestion. Thank you both for the information. Also, good to know about the sludge build up problem you mentioned. In my mind I've...
07-14-09, 10:36 AM
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Log Cabin Staining

Hello all, we are in the process of corn blasting a 50 yr. old cabin located in Idaho and have had several suggestions as to what to use for stain afterwards. Thought I'd throw out the question to...
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"Restore power and with a volt meter check...

"Restore power and with a volt meter check between black and ground black and white and white and ground. also check ground to water pipe and white to water pipe. Turn off power and cap wires with...
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The disposal is new--bought it specifically for...

The disposal is new--bought it specifically for this install. I just contacted my father who is at the cabin presently and he reminded me that it was a 3 wire install--the bare ground wire is...
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Shocking disposal

Hello all, I've recently installed a garbage disposal in our cabin where there previously was not one and I am having issues with grounding it I suppose. I have yet to be shocked, but my dad and my...
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Update

Well, I ran into some bad news. After having ordered the part I needed in February and being told over and over that it was on backorder, I've finally learned the truth and that is that this part is...
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That's a good point, didn't think about that. ...

That's a good point, didn't think about that. Once I get it all put together I'll check it out and post back! And thanks for the link!
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Another question for you then! I just acquired...

Another question for you then! I just acquired this tiller used from the orig. owner for $80--with the understanding that this piece was missing. I assumed it would be all I need to get the thing...
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I don't necessarily have an answer for you as to...

I don't necessarily have an answer for you as to where you can find the part, but I do know that I've got a Tecumseh Motor that has a plastic tank that was cracked in several places. I used a...
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You my friend are the man. I have searched this...

You my friend are the man. I have searched this site in the past with certain questions (never posted before) and now that I have, one quick answer and bam! Thank you thank you! Part ordered! ...
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Honda F500 Tiller Parts?

Anyone out there know of a good resource for old Honda tiller parts? I've found several places online that have replacement parts, but one particular part that I desperately need is no longer...
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