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Question Heater not cooperating

Hello all,
The heater in my house is natural gas. The thing worked fine last year. The air conditioner part still works great. The heat only comes on if I mess with the thermostat a bit.

I...
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Thanks, I got the thing working now and the truck...

Thanks, I got the thing working now and the truck is stopping better than ever. Shorter distance, less pull to the right, and a firmer pedal.
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I figured out how to make a tubing bender rather...

I figured out how to make a tubing bender rather easily. I took some washers and one slightly larger than the others. I screwed them down to a piece of wood. Then I drilled a hole the right size...
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Yep Sazall chewed it up nicely. Got the new...

Yep Sazall chewed it up nicely. Got the new piece of brake line from oriellys, although he tried to sell me a metric size thread.

I just need to figure out how to bend the new tube. I am hoping...
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Brake Line not cooperating

I am needing to replace the flexible brake line on my truck. Problem is when I try to remove the fitting it rounds off. It is a 7/16" size. I made my self a line wrench with the box end of a...
12-29-06, 06:02 AM
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The strang thing is my stud finder has the deep...

The strang thing is my stud finder has the deep scan feature. It just simply starts flashing all of its lights as an error. I will try the opposite side to locate the studs.
12-28-06, 06:36 PM
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Question Shower bar for Safety

My grandmother needs a grab bar installed in her shower. The problem I am having is decideing how to best mount it.

The first thing I tried was to locate some studs. My stud finder went buggo...
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I did check the tires this morning. I noticed...

I did check the tires this morning. I noticed the right front was loose on its bearings so it took it apart and repacked them. Then I got them good and snug. I checked each tire also by jacking up...
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1986 f150 thumpy noise

My truck just started making a strange noise, that I can feel, in the last couple of days. It doesn't do it when I just have the engine running. it only happens when I go down the road. It seems...
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The easiest way to narrow down a short is simply...

The easiest way to narrow down a short is simply to use an amp meter clamp on style. Measure the flow of current. Then pull fuses out one at a time until the current drops. If you do not have a...
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I know that cruise controls are supposed to drop...

I know that cruise controls are supposed to drop out when brakes are depressed.

Look at the wiring harness that sends signal to the brakes and the turn signals. Trace it out and chances are you...
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Actually The truck Runs fine. I am simply...

Actually The truck Runs fine. I am simply starting a new job next monday and wanted to make sure the truck had no problems. The only noticable problem I found from visual inspections was the valve...
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The Simple Solution

Have you Checked the fuse or the wire that feeds the motor. If the fuse is okay then check the voltage coming to the motor. Do this with at least the key on and the blower switch and air...
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Question Code Reader Question

I used code reader on my truck. F150 1986 5.0L EEC- IV. I did the KOEO test.

When I did the test I got a code 67. The continous memory said code 11 or all fine.

The book reads that code 67...
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Remote Power Door Locks

I have an 86 f150. It came with factory power locks and windows.

I have just installed an alarm system with remote unlocking. The manual that came with the alarm said that my locking system was...
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The Speedometer stays at its current speed when...

The Speedometer stays at its current speed when it shifts out of over drive. However in the interest of lowering the rpms I take my foot off the throttle and slow it to about 55 mph.
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The chisel trick Does work. Me and my Dad did...

The chisel trick Does work. Me and my Dad did this to our 95 caprice when my younger brother cleaned out the car and through the special adapter piece away.

My mom was driving it about 15 miles...
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Does the Radio Still work? If it does and...

Does the Radio Still work?

If it does and you can live without the light's don't worry with it.

If it doesn't or you can't live without the lights. Replace it.

Also I had a radio once that...
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94 Dakota with Tranny problems

I was recently issued a service truck for the company I work for. The thing spent two months in a transmission shop. They said nothing mechanically is wrong with it. That seems to be correct.
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The Truck is Fuel Injected. I believe most of...

The Truck is Fuel Injected. I believe most of the problems that it has trouble with is moisture build up in the system. In the past I have had to replace the thermostat or the alternator, and...
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Painting a Hood And how to Properly let it sit

Hello all,
I have an 86 f150, The truck runs fine. It's Paint is original. I was thinking at trying to simply repaint the hood. I don't currently have an air compressor. So I was thinking of...
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Thankyou

Thanks for the Information everybody. Just to let you know this system is capable of handling over 200 psi. Although currently I only run it around 100 psi or lower.

For safety I have blow out...
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ON Board air Part Needed

I have an onboard air system. I have nicely sized compressor. However there may be some times when a hookup to another air compressor to fill the tank up quicker. I saw a tank at walmart that had...
08-08-05, 08:43 AM
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Posted By power453

Tiolet

I need some information. Recently a toilet was running so I made some adjustments. That didn't help. I then decided to replace the internal fixtures. Installation was easy enough. Though I sitll...
08-07-05, 05:45 PM
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This should work okay as long as the garage...

This should work okay as long as the garage doesn't get too hot in the summer time. Air condioners are really just heat pumps. They extract heat from one location and deliver it out to another...
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