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Install Chevy 4.3L & 5.7L Vortec Distributor
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Edited bt svfixer Dec. 9, 2016 The engine front cover has 2 alignment tabs and the crankshaft balancer has 2 alignment marks (spaced 90 degrees apart) which are used for positioning number 1 ...
by svfixer
LED/LCD TV Troubleshooting Guide
The difference between a LED TV and a LCD TV is that they are both LCD TV's except one has LED stripes and the other has CCFL Backlights- (Florescent Tubes) This Blog is just Symptoms and Repair ...
by my10cents
Plasma X-Y-Z Board Troubleshooting
In this article, I will help you to understand where these 3 boards are located, what they do, what happens when they fail and how to troubleshoot these boards. DANGER==A plasma TV has voltages ...
by my10cents
TV Volume Stuck
Is your TV stuck on low or high setting and you can't adjust it? Don't worry, it's an easy fix! Your volume button on the TV might be stuck. The first thing to do is to try a reset. Please note, ...
by my10cents
Harbor Freight, Chicago Electric, Central Machine, Drill Master, ETC.....
Welcome, This is a knowledge based forum website for DIY'ers. Tools or parts and pieces are not sold. How to use them would be right up our alley. You may be able to come up with an ...
by DIYTech3
Reset Procedure for Various TV Brands
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From the previous article Reset Reset Reset we talked on the reasons why our TV sets needs resetting once in a while. In my experience as an electronics service technician for 30 years , most ...
by Pinoytek
Warnock Hersey is Not a Brand Name
First Off....My research concludes that Warnock Hersey is not a brand name of stove/fireplace. This is a Canadian testing/certification agency similar to Underwriters Laboratories in the U.S. You ...
by svfixer
Basic Furnace Cycle w/ Hot Surface Igniter
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The cycle is as follows: When the thermostat calls for heat the small draft blower comes on. After a short interval while this blower sends an air signal to a diaphragm valve, you should see a red ...
by svfixer
What is the tub capacity of my washing machine?
"The "published" or "advertised" volume would only be available from the manufacturer. (Good luck on an older machine -- even a newer one) unless you still have a manual that would specify it. That ...
by DIYTech3
Changing Gear/Shaft Assembly on Chain Drive Garage Door Opener
Checking the Gear/Shaft Assembly of a Chain Drive Garage Door Opener Remove the cover and check for flakes of white plastic inside. This is a very common problem. Also, check the amount of 'droop' ...
by svfixer
Install Timing Belt - Ford ZX-2 DOHC After it Breaks
Compiled from "Motor" manual, 65th Edition, Volume 1 I have found that all instructions I have seen for this job leave much to be desired and to compound the problem, they seem to be written ...
by svfixer
Garage Door Remote Problems
Hasn't shown up recently, but we were having a rash of questions about various opener problems. Thought it was timely to compile some of the discussions here. Rf interference is in the air and ...
by svfixer
Dynex TV remote control not working? Try this!
If buttons on the remote control pad are not working, then in order to diagnose the problem follow these steps: Open the battery compartment on the back of the remote control pad and remove ...
by kmanu
What is the difference between a wire and cable?
Wire and cable are not the same thing. Learn in the article below what the difference is exactly and also what types or cord are used for the most common purposes. Wire and cable safety tips: ...
by OKR
Craftsman garage door opener remote not working? Try this!
Credit for this post goes to Howie. On my Craftsman 1/2 HP, the wired controls all worked, but the remotes were not working. After changing out the circuit boards, it still wouldn't respond. ...
by Vale
Mitsubishi WD-65737 DLP TV error codes
Mitsubishi WD-65737 65-Inch 1080p 120Hz Home Theater DLP HDTV Here's some information on Mitsubishi WD-65737 DLP TV, that will help you repair or know what to replace, when your TV starts with ...
by my10cents
Causes for a furnace to have delayed ignition
Delayed ignition is when the gas from the main burner turns on, but there is a delay before it lights off the hot surface ignitor. Delayed ignition can be caused by a dirty burner or burners, ...
by SeattlePioneer
Whirlpool/Kenmore Washer Repair Videos
The following are a series of repair videos for Whirlpool/ Kenmore Washing Machines.They speak for themselves, so not much is required from me.1. This first one covers the replacement of the pump, ...
by svfixer
LED/LCD TV Troubleshooting Guide Part 2
01 Power Board Failure 02 Main Board Failure &n
by my10cents
Garage Door Opener Short "UP - Down" Movement
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Fixaya says: "If you have increased down force threshold and the door continues to reverse, the RPM sensor is the culprit. There is no way to override or test this sensor by using the hand unit or ...
by svfixer
How to remove the back cover of a plasma TV
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Samsung Plasma TV It's actually not that hard. First, unplug the TV. Then, hold the power button for 10 seconds to drain ...
by my10cents
How to measure the capacity of a dryer in cubic feet
20120122 #23: Measuring the bathroom...
A compact dryer has the capacity between 3.5 and 5 cubic feet. To calculate the capacity of a dryer in cubic feet, please follow the steps below: The capacity of the dryer depends upon the ...
by Asif Nadeem
LED/LCD TV Troubleshooting Guide Resets Part #5
Reset--For most models Step 1. Unplug the TV from the power source and leave it unplugged for at least 10 minutes. Thirty minutes is preferable. Step 2. After 10 to 30 minutes, ...
by my10cents
Plasma TV Repair
LG Plasma TV Looks like everyone is getting out of Plasma TV's, since th
by my10cents
Washing machine problems: Loud thumping after spin cycle
If the washing machine is making a loud thumping after the spin cycle has finished, then I suspect the problem is a defective drive block. When the drive block loosens up, the washer will spin ...
by DIYTech3
Does your garage door only open part of the way and then stop?
There are some reasons that might cause this problem. 1. Broken Springs Once the garage door motor feels excessive weight from door, it usually designed to stop halfway through, making a 1ft (or ...
by Lloyd
Code Search Instruction for Popular Universal Remote Controls (updated 3/19/2013)
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Who haven't had the experience of having to look for the user manual for your Universal Remote Control to search for the code for your TV, DVD, SATBOX and Cable Box, to end up not finding it. ...
by Pinoytek
JVC TV Freezes
This response was given to a user who wrote: My 2 year old JVC model JLC47BC3000 television will not start up. It freezes during the "JVC" screen and goes no further. JVC tech support advised ...
by my10cents
LED/LCD TV Troubleshooting Guide Part #4
01 Green ScreenSuspect T-Con Board–Sometimes, just resitting, unplugging and re-plugging the flexible ribbon wire from the T-Con board to the LCD panel, will fix it-If not replace T-Con ...
by my10cents
Lamp or Lamp Ballast Failure
Suddenly, the screen go's blank. There is a "Lamp" signal in the right or left upper corner of the screen, and its flashing. I'm sure at this time, you are very upset, don't worry about a thing. I ...
by my10cents
JVC TV turned off and now only the blue light is flashing on the front
Credit for this post goes to MetalMedic. If your JVC TV turned off and now only shows a blue light flashing on the front but no picture, you will need to restore the TV's normal functions by ...
by Vale
Small Engine Carburetor Cleaning / Repair
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Only been here a week, but it's obvious this is a very hot topic. Must be all the snowfall out east. Sorry, I don't have the problem here in sunny, southern Arizona. I may not have snow, but I ...
by svfixer
What to do when your garage door won't close all the way
By Oleg Alexandrov (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons A garage door that won't open/close all the way could be due to a number of things. First, check your sensors to make sure ...
by Jonathan
Chevy 4.3 - 5.7L Vortec Engine won't start unless spray starting fluid down throttle body.
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This is a fuel injected engine. When you turn the key, the fuel pump is supposed to turn on momentarily to provide a 'priming' (pressurizing) charge to the fuel system. This is meant to assure ...
by svfixer
Dog Bone ???
Recently, a poster, as part of an answer, referred to a car part called a ‘Dog Bone’. Naturally, this is a slang name for the part, but if you walked into a parts store and referred to ...
by svfixer
How to troubleshoot a pellet stove auger
By Hustvedt (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons These are general tips alone, and, if you are having problems, an exact cause can not be specified unless you give details of ...
by Asif Nadeem
Garage door opens 6 inches then stops...
Does your garage door open only partially and then stop? Whether this is something new or it has been a recurring problem, here are some of the things that should can be checked before you call out ...
by Vale
Backlight Repair
LG LED TV–50LN5100 This LG TV has sound but no picture After you have removed the screen, (watch video below on how to remove screen) this ...
by my10cents
Genie garage door won't open? Try this!
If you are trying to hold down the wall switch in order for the door to close and the door does not close, then the problem could be with the safety sensors. Double check if the if these sensors ...
by Marra M
White Screen
LED/LCD and LCD TV only-- Problem: White screen Cause: No signal from the mainboard to the LCD panel is the usual cause of solid white screen. Check: Check the cable connecting the Main Board to ...
by my10cents

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