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Signs and Symptoms of a Bad Hot Water Heater Thermocouple

Signs and Symptoms of a Bad Hot Water Heater Thermocouple

Signs and Symptoms of a Bad Hot Water Heater Thermocouple. Thermocouples work as a safety device for your gas water heater that prevents the gas valve from sending gas to your tank when it is not needed. It is not ...

Why a 2006 Jeep Cherokee Laredo Won't Start

Why a 2006 Jeep Cherokee Laredo Won't Start

Why a 2006 Jeep Cherokee Laredo Won't Start. Determining the reason why a 2006 Jeep Cherokee Laredo will not start begins with a thorough diagnostic check and inspection of the vehicle. Some of the issues that may cause ...

How to Change the Oil on a 2005 Harley Davidson Softail Fat Boy

How to Change the Oil on a 2005 Harley Davidson Softail Fat Boy

How to Change the Oil on a 2005 Harley Davidson Softail Fat Boy. The 2005 Harley-Davidson Soft Tail Fat Boy is a full-sized cruiser with a large V-Twin 88-inch engine. V-Twin engines are high-revving, high-compression ...

My WetJet 300 Jet Ski Has No Spark

My WetJet 300 Jet Ski Has No Spark

My WetJet 300 Jet Ski Has No Spark. The WetJet Duo 300ZX was introduced by Mastercraft in 1995, the second year they built a personal watercraft. The Duo 300ZX was powered by a 70-horsepower, 701 cc Yamaha two-cylinder, ...

How to Replace the Rear Axle Wheel Bearings in a 1999 Ford Expedition

How to Replace the Rear Axle Wheel Bearings in a 1999 Ford Expedition

How to Replace the Rear Axle Wheel Bearings in a 1999 Ford Expedition. The 1999 Ford Expedition is built on an F150 platform. The Expedition uses a 9.75-inch rear axle. The axles are retained with C-clips at the end of ...

How to Best Repair A Toilet Flush Valve

How to Best Repair A Toilet Flush Valve

How to Best Repair A Toilet Flush Valve. If you notice water dripping, or worse, leaking out of your toilet's tank into the bowl after the tank has refilled, chances are you need to replace your toilet's flush valve. ...

How to Restore Gloss to a Sea-Doo

How to Restore Gloss to a Sea-Doo

How to Restore Gloss to a Sea-Doo. Like any vehicle used in water, a Sea-Doo needs maintenance to keep it looking new. Saltwater is especially hard on the gelcoat of a boat or jet-ski. Keep the Sea-Doo's gelcoat glossy ...

How to Change the Water Pump Impeller on a 2006 Yamaha 15 HP Outboard

How to Change the Water Pump Impeller on a 2006 Yamaha 15 HP Outboard

How to Change the Water Pump Impeller on a 2006 Yamaha 15 HP Outboard. Over the long winter, when cold days keep you off the water, you can still spend time with your boat and motor, taking care of small maintenance ...

How to Fix Boat Transoms

How to Fix Boat Transoms

How to Fix Boat Transoms. A boat transom has an inner and outer fiberglass skin, separated by the boat's framework and the hull's core. If the transom develops soft spots, it means that the water has caused the ...

How to Troubleshoot Yamaha Outboard Gauges

How to Troubleshoot Yamaha Outboard Gauges

How to Troubleshoot Yamaha Outboard Gauges. A Yamaha outboard motor doesn't come with "all the bells and whistles." Rather, it comes with a tachometer and a set of warning horns. The horns are triggered by ...

How Do I Fix My Toilet When It Fills up too Slowly?

How Do I Fix My Toilet When It Fills up too Slowly?

How Do I Fix My Toilet When It Fills up too Slowly?. The water tank portion of a toilet fills after every flush and holds a predetermined amount of water on reserve. When flushed, the tank water rushes down into the ...

How Do I Determine the Year of My Evinrude Outboard?

How Do I Determine the Year of My Evinrude Outboard?

How Do I Determine the Year of My Evinrude Outboard?. Evinrude has produced outboard motors for small watercraft since 1930. Although Evinrude recommends that you visit your local dealer and have him look up the ...

Ford Escort Engine Problems

Ford Escort Engine Problems

Ford Escort Engine Problems. The Ford Escort was a subcompact car produced during the 1980s and 1990s. Ford used versions of an inline four-cylinder engine, some carbureted and some fuel-injected, during the life span ...

Signs of a Faulty Fuel Pump

Signs of a Faulty Fuel Pump

Signs of a Faulty Fuel Pump. Fuel pump problems can be hard to diagnose because the symptoms mimic other problems. A fuel pump should last as long as the vehicle, but sometimes it will fail because of a plugged fuel ...