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Don't know why this is posed in Chainsaws, but here goes. Check if the windows are 'square', meaning that there are good even gaps all around the window when it is closed. If not, the window may need to get shimmed to make it 'square' again. This is especially a problem on casement windows for bay or bow windows as they hang over the edge of the house. When properly installed, the weight of the window frame is tied into the attic rafters (on a ranch house) by wire cable so the window will not sag over time. If there is a framing support under a bay/bow window, it may need to be adjusted to bring the window back to square.

Garden | Answered 24 hours ago


I would need to know exactly what you have. Some models use a vacuum or pressure switch or an electronic idle control switch. What do you own? Sometimes you can tell just by looking at the engine. I need to know much more about the machines specific arrangement. Please let me know and I will try to help you.

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THEN YOU WOUND IT BACKWARD WE KNOW OF NO FIX FOR YOU

HP Garden | Answered 2 days ago


Tighten the blade bolt..shaft cud b bent causing vibration. Belts cud b bad

Craftsman Garden | Answered 2 days ago


The intake valve is the lower valve and its push rod is the aluminum one, the exhaust is the upper valve and it has the steel rod, there is no rocket science going on here, the aluminum push rod is used to cut costs.

Parks Optical... | Answered 3 days ago


Not much info here... I would take it to a professional and pay them to adjust it correctly..

Garden | Answered on Dec 08, 2019


Hello, rebuilding a starter is not hard... First.. disconnect the battery!! Tie back the connector! There should be one heavy wire going to the starter.. remove it.. tie it back out of the way..There might be 2...or 3.. or 4 bolts/nuts holding the starter on, once they are removed you can remove the starter..DO NOT tap on the round outside housing!! Get a couple clean rags on your work bench.. the starter will have 2/3 long bolts -- or short bolts/nuts/screws on each end.. -CAREFULLY NOTE HOW IT COMES APART- ..remove these...once you have removed each end.. the armature is heavy and the stator is magnetized..remove the armature .. watch for falling shims/washers that belong on the shaft and make sure they go back in the same way!! Now its time to inspect the armature/commutator for wear or damage.. you need to turn/mill/machine the brush's contact area on the commutator to give the new brushes full contact (and, now, this properly done rebuild will last a long time!!).. once the area is flat, smooth, clean and de-burred you need to make sure the MICA UNDERCUT is correct..the "plastic looking" area between each of the little commutator lands must cleaned out/lightly scraped out so there is NO CHANCE the brushes will contact the undercut area! Once this is done correctly,, you will have a nice clean and freshly surfaced commutator! Make sure the bearings are free/bushings are clean, make sure the shims/washers are in place and reinstall the armature..The new brushes come as an assembly (easiest way) or two/four brushes to be installed in the old plate..(yuk)..you have to ma ke sure the brushes are pulled back/locked out of the way.. sometimes you can just move the spring off the brushes and that work great..another way to lock the "out' is with a bobby-pin/hair pin folded into a locking "spring". Once you have the armature/washers/shims/brush plate correctly assembled its time to put the bolts/nuts together and SLOWLY tight everything.. If you have done this correctly the armature should have a noticeable "rumble/feel the magnets working" when turning it by hand..thats the magnets doing their job..Check the armature shaft for excessive and play (did you leave out any shims or washers?).. if it feels right... just re-install in reverse of disassembly.Good Luck!
IF YOU CANNOT DO ALL THIS..just take the starter to a shop that you trust... Now its almost as cheap and easy just to buy a lifetime warranty one from a major auto store.

Garden | Answered on Dec 08, 2019


fixya does not sell old Sears parts.

Sears Garden | Answered on Dec 07, 2019


Dash lights flashing on my 5205

Garden | Answered on Dec 05, 2019


Air trapped in the fuel filter is normal. Air bubbles in a fuel line would imply a cracked fuel line.

Garden | Answered on Dec 05, 2019

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