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ukrbyk & Diane 1-- Thanks for all the comments,...

ukrbyk & Diane 1--
Thanks for all the comments, pictures and links. I tried to both insert and copy/paste a picture of my RAV4 engine, but was unsuccessful at it. Diane 1, my RAV4 engine looks...
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Many Thanks, ukrbyk-- With the Rav4 having...

Many Thanks, ukrbyk--
With the Rav4 having 70,000 miles on it and running well, it seems I could hold off until the Spring to change the spark plugs. I will then follow your detailed response.
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Thanks bob22-- I actually started looking at...

Thanks bob22--
I actually started looking at autozone.com as a registered user, but their website only gave a general drawing of the spark plug in the ignition circuit (and it was for 6-cylinder).
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Changing spark plugs on a 2001 toyota rav4

Dear Responder
I have a 2001 RAV4 with 70,000 miles and would like to change the spark plugs. Having changed many spark plugs on older US cars, I am having a bit of a problem identifying where the...
07-04-07, 02:41 AM
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Posted By EDTA

Thanks

Chandler--

The "3/4 inch" pipe referred to should have been "3 to 4 inch pipe" to avoid the miscommunication.

Thank you for the advice, which I will follow as much as practically possible.
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07-01-07, 07:42 PM
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Posted By EDTA

THANKS chandler AND Hellrazor

Chandler, not being familiar to this type of plumbing, I just wanted to ask:
1. Is the black corrugated pipe ABS?
2. I've seen utility companies using this green pipe on the streets, so I thought...
07-01-07, 06:46 AM
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Posted By EDTA

Drainage Pipe For Roof Gutter

We are going to have our asphalt driveway redone, so I thought it a good time to install a plastic pipe to drain the leader from the roof gutter, as long as there is digging involved. The pipe will...
06-02-06, 07:29 PM
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Views: 896
Posted By EDTA

Miscellaneous Plumbing Questions

Thank you Steve Gro for the suggestion; unfortunately, I do not have a pipe threader.
What do you about cutting a section out and splicing in a 3/4"X3/4"X1/2" tee? A piece of brass pipe fits pretty...
06-01-06, 07:13 PM
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Views: 896
Posted By EDTA

Miscellaneous Plumbing Questions

I have 2 plumbing questions, if someone could please answer them:
1. Is there a copper sweat fitting that can be used (sweated) to splice directly into 1/2" bronze water supply lines? These bronze...
06-01-06, 06:34 PM
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Posted By EDTA

Air Conditioner Needs Recharge

Could some one please suggest a good practical hands-on technical manual I can use to recharge my air conditioners? I've looked through Audels, etc., but they're not to the practical side.
Rather...
10-06-05, 07:26 PM
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Posted By EDTA

Gas Furnace Won't Light

Thanks Jay11J for responding.

There is power to the furnace, as switching the button to "manual" on the blower thermostat triggers the fan to go on.

I did not and will have to check voltages...
10-05-05, 08:14 PM
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Views: 1,376
Posted By EDTA

Gas Furnace W0n't Ignite

Hi--

I'm trying to help my son with his Henry UC-5EF Series D1 gas (old) furnace. The pilot lights and stay lit, but the burner won't ignite. Also, there's not a manual available to follow...
09-25-05, 04:24 AM
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Posted By EDTA

Smile Thank you majakdragon for the explanations. ...

Thank you majakdragon for the explanations.

After the valve rumblings stopped, the tank seemed to fill OK without any problems and the toilet works well for now. I'll just let it work well and...
09-24-05, 02:01 AM
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Views: 762
Posted By EDTA

Question SOLDERING VALVES & NOISEY STOP VALVE

I recently replaced a couple of valves leading to the bathroom, but maybe could have saved sometime if asked earlier, but:

1. Is there any advantage to taking apart a globe(??) valve before...
06-04-05, 03:41 AM
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Views: 1,074
Posted By EDTA

Thank you Majakdragon and Notuboo for your...

Thank you Majakdragon and Notuboo for your replies.

To avoid bigger headaches, it seems better to pay the water company $60 fee because the valve is old and the basement is not an open area (my...
05-14-05, 06:05 AM
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Posted By EDTA

Question Main Valve Drip

The 1"shut off (gate) valve in my house just keeps turning so I can't shut it off to repair valves downstream of it. I bought a curb key to shut off the main valve located outside the house and tried...
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Posted By EDTA

Something New

A friend asked me to do some plumbing on their house, which I said I'd have to read up on first. The gas-fired water heater and furnace (separate water tank) are both in the attic. The water...
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Posted By EDTA

The Starter Is In

After 2 hours of manuevering, the starter is back in. However, in order to get it in, there was a metallic cover onto which a connector was mounted that would not allow putting the starter back in...
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Posted By EDTA

Thumbs up Any Idea

Billy--

Any idea where the sensor is located relative to the oil filter so I could easily plug it back in?? It's pretty hard to see from below (lying on ground) and impossible from the top.
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The Start, Its Solenoid, The Shield, Beringer's And I

Billy (and all other readers)--
So, I easily take out the 2 tube retainer bolts and do the wiggle procedure towards the front. Starter still refuses to wiggle out. OK...nice day, 40 degrees,...
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Posted By EDTA

Thanks

Billy--

Thanks for hopefully the answer. It's been too cold this past week at night after work to do any midnight mechanicing. Tommorrow should be a heat wave in the 40's so I will try then.
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Question 1995 Nissan Pathfinder-Starter Removal Problems

Could someone please give me some advice on removing the starter out of my 1995 Nissan Pathfinder (6 cylinder)? Out in 20 degrees temperature on the ground, I managed to get the 2 bolts that hold...
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Views: 880
Posted By EDTA

Reply to Billys68ss & Desi 501

Billys68ss & Desi 501--

Thank you mucho for the responses.

I'm working with the car jacked up off the ground, with my body flat on the ground, so Desi 501 is accurate about the ambulance--the...
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Views: 880
Posted By EDTA

Question Sway Bar?? On 1994 Intrepid

I have a problem which hopefully someone can please help me out with. My 1994 Intrepid has, I think a sway bar, which connects the driver's side wheel to the frame (near where the rear axle is); the...
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Posted By EDTA

GREASE UNTO THE HINGES

Darrell--

Thank you also for the greasy advice; I did that as soon as the hood opened up...

Please see the other question I posted.

Regards,
ET;)
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