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How do I adjust the nut on the pedal of DXC 5000 DUAL ACTION CYCLE to allow the pedal to move freely on the bolt that srews into the long arm of the bicycle pedal?

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Michial Gueffroy

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SOURCE: bike pedal arm keeps falling off as i pedal.

You need a new crank arm. If you ride with the nut loosened what happens is the square part of the bottom bracket shaft wears the hole out in the aluminum crank and it no longer fits snugly no matter how much you tighten it down.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009


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Posted on Jul 24, 2009



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SOURCE: Maytag MDB3700AWE bottom wash arm does not move Freely by hand

Dish washer does not drain. Checked for food being stuck anywhere. removed wash arm and plastic housing and checked for any type of blockage. Dishwasher hardly used.

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SOURCE: Driver side wiper blade not moving when you turn

the wiper transmission which is also know as a linkage is stripped out

Posted on Feb 27, 2010

Ted Schore

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SOURCE: The shifting lever moves freely

just buy a new arm.

Posted on Nov 12, 2010

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Get down in the driver's footwell, and follow the brake pedal arm up under the dash. Look for the switch (see link for a picture), see if the moving arm on it moves freely as the pedal is depressed. If not, try spraying some lube on it (WD-40 or the like) and working it to get it to move freely.

If the arm won't move freely, or the lights don't turn on even when you move the arm, the switch should be removed and replaced.

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I can't get my brake lights to come on. I was told to change the stoplight switch. I don't know where its located or how to replace it.

It may not need to be replaced, just adjusted. The switch is located under the driver's dash. You'll have to get down low with a flashlight and follow the brake pedal arm up until you see the switch. As you look, gently press the brake pedal and see how the pedal arm pushes against the switch. The switch has a nut which you can loosen, allowing you to move the switch closer to the pedal or further away. The nut then must be tightened securely so that the switch will stay at the proper adjustment. The switch has to be close enough to the pedal arm so that when the brake is pressed, the switch plunger makes contact. If it looks this is already happening, replace the switch and adjust the new switch as above.

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Where is the belt tightening adjustment located. I have tried turning the nut under the alternator but nothing is moving. The belts and idler were recently replaced, but they are getting looser and looser.

Richard, please exercise caution when working on belts on your engine. If you haven't already I would suggest disconnecting the negative battery terminal to ensure nothing will move when your hands are in the belt area. Your question did not indicate what type of Toyota or year it is. I have a two type of belt answer:

On my 87 Toyota truck, the "V" belt idler for my AC pump was adjusted by loosening the nut in the center of the pulley wheel, then adjusting a bolt behind the idle pulley in or out as needed. Turing the bolt moves the pulley in or out depending on what way you turn it. When the belt is tight, you then lock the pulley in place by tightening the bolt in the center of the pulley. My alternator was the belt tensioner for the second belt. The top nut would allow the alternator to move, but you also had to loosen the lower bolt and nut under the alternator to allow it to pivot on that bolt. The top nut was tightened when the desire belt tension was achieved. The lower bolt is tightened back as well. Over tightening the belt can put extra wear on the alternator and water pump bearings, so use caution.

If your vehicle is newer, the belt might be flat or a serpentine belt type. These types of belts are kept tight by a spring load from the idler pulley. The spring is inside the round housing part of the idler arm. That end is usually attached to the engine. The pulley is on the swing part of the arm and is used to apply tension to the belt to keep in on all the other pulleys. In the casting, you will see a square hole for your 3/8" socket wrench to fit into. This allows you use your wrench to release the tension from the belt. The spring and movement of the arm applies the required tension to the belt and does not need to be adjusted, but just inspected every so often to make sure they still move. In your vehicle engine area, you might have a small diagram showing the route the belt takes through your accessories on the engine. When the pulley arms get old, they can stick and not apply the proper tension to the belt. The belt does stretch when it first is used and when it gets older. Your new belt circumference might also be too big now and the pulley arm might be at its limit of travel. I would suggest taking it back to who did the work to have them correct this. You can check the tension by pressing down on the belt between two pulleys and note the movement of the idler pulley arm. The pulley arm should move back when your release hand pressure to the belt.

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I've just replaced the brake light switch on my Chevrolet S-10 pick-up. The brake lights stay on as if I have my foot on the brakes. How do I adjust the switch? Calvin

  • 1 Remove the negative terminal on the battery using a wrench. Look up under the dash and follow the brake pedal arm up to the switch. Pinch the tabs and pull the electrical plug out of the brake light switch.
  • 2 Remove the nut closest to the brake pedal arm using a socket. This allows the switch to be removed from the bracket.
  • 3 Install the new switch by adjusting the rear nut, closest to the electrical plug, back toward the plug until it is a few threads away from the plug. Remove the front nut closest to the button. Push the switch into the bracket with the button facing the brake pedal arm. Install the nut on the button side of the switch.
  • 4 Push the switch in until it contacts the arm and depresses the button. At this point, use your fingers to turn the front nut back until it contacts the bracket, keeping the switch from pushing back out of the bracket. Adjust the nut as necessary to assure the button is depressed against the brake pedal arm without moving the arm. Run the rear nut up to the bracket to lock the switch in place. Tighten the rear nut with a wrench.
  • 5 Install the electrical plug on the brake light switch. Install the negative terminal on the battery, and tighten with a wrench
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