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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: My serger won't start. Motor is running but

Hi, On most of these newer machines they have a clutch that you engage to fill the bobins.
Please make sure that the clutch is disengaged for normal use. If this is all OK see that belt
is attached on motor.

Posted on Jun 05, 2011

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SOURCE: the fan wouldn't start for

This problem could be caused by a bad motor run capacitor. Please see our If your motor capacitor is not the problem, then more than likely you need a new motor.

Posted on Jun 13, 2011

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SOURCE: I have white zero turn

This is a belt adjustment problem. You machines belt has either broken, or is loose to the point where it won't engage the blades at all, or has just slipped off the pulley. I believe the belts are on top of the deck covered by removable covers that are bolted to the deck. Check and see. GOOD LUCK.

Posted on Jun 17, 2011

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SOURCE: motor runs, brush won't turn, burning rubber smell

Easy to fix. The burning rubber smell is hair in the roller against the belt! Congrats, you have a healthy vacuum, you are lucky! Unplug the vacuum, remove the screws that cover the belt and roller brush. If you are nervous, take pictures with a cell phone or digital camera as you go for re-assembly. ok, pull the long roller out of it's slot and out of the vacuum. cut all hair off the roller and carefully move the belt from side to side to do the same. If the belt slips off, it slips back on easily. If the area is too tight for fingers guide it back on with any long thin wooden object. You can squeeze the belt to narrow it and slide it back over the thin metal rod that spins it from the motor. Slide the roller through the belt and back into it's slots. If it won't slide back on, turn it a quarter turn. Repeat till it does slide back into place. Put the face plate back on-tighten screws, flip it over, plug itr in and it should work!

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SOURCE: 1996 buick riviera heater blower won't run. I

you have a piece of solder broken off the controller of your hvac unit, causing power not to get to the blower motor it self. take test light and see if you have power at the blower motor. check and see if you have continuty or brake between the power wire at the blower motor and at the hvac control unit. if wires are good then the problem will lie in the hvac control unit. check and see if the blower is working at all speeds, if it works on some speeds thens the blower motor resistor.

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First turn OFF the power, AT THE CIRCUIT BOX - BREAKER BOX.

SECOND Get a household or larger step-stool sized ladder 5 - 6 ft - set it up by your fan, clean the stem around the blade area, wipe gently with a Swiffer duster pad (those pink & white loopy-looking pads, they come in a kit in cleaning supply section of store -- with a slide-on plastic handle, & refills).

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And place that on your small ladder on the ladder's shelf; for ease of use -- no pesky buckets to worry about getting knocked over -- (then start to clean using a rag made from an older smooth cotton sheet, or a really worn towel that has VERY little 'lint producing' potential, (the less junk you add to this cleaned fan the better) as to ANY lint on towel or cloth residues) -- wipe carefully, working slowly -- all the surfaces of the wood!

Top, bottom and those PESKY thin edges. That way you won't be fighting extra dirt in your eyes as you try to tackle the other problem! Dry off the blades with a clean cotton rag made from a sheet. Gently, no hard rubbing needed,

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Some hardware stores sell it in small tubes ... (or small containers like the size of sterno fuel jars) ...

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Check it manually by pushing the blade in the direction the blades are set to go, by pressing the fan blades to move forward with a flick of your fingers. They should move easily without hesitation.

Look above and below the blade location as to connection of the blade on the fan rod or stem itself, to see if all oil needed is present; stem is not appearing overly 'dry', or too 'wet' either.

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Proper maintenance is 'always' welcome if you want your appliances & fans to last ...

Highlight these instructions in yellow sharpie - if you print a copy to use, as to steps that worked well. Then follow those every time from now on.

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