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Electrical???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ysavila, Oct 1, 2005.

  1. ysavila

    ysavila Newbie

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    ...Sorry the first post didn't all go thru........on my 1997 Suburban as soon I turn on headlight switch the #9 fuse blows which operates the tail light and instrument panel. I disconnected the tail light assembly's right and left and also instrument panel and replaced the headlight switch and the fuse still blows. any advise is greatly appreciated..Steven
     
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    And..........??????????????? :confused: :confused:
     
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    headlight, on my '89 Burb
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    blinker fluid in my '93 blazer
     
  5. FreedomIsntFree

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    There is no such thing as blinker fluid on your '93 blazer. They came with an electical motor on the blinker with optional cam bearing and dual-slotted signal rotor! :D
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    However, the cam bearing a signal rotor need to be lubricated, some people use ATF as a cheap alternative, but the right way to do it is with a good quality DOT 7 or 8 blinker fluid. Whatever, I still need muffler bearings anyways.
     
  7. FreedomIsntFree

    FreedomIsntFree 1/2 ton status

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    Man those muffler bearings KILLED me. And since I've got a V8 I had to buy 16 of them. Gotta save up for the next set!
     
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    electricity

    noun {U}

    a form of energy, produced in various ways, which provides power to devices that create light, heat, etc: :rolleyes:

    Edit: Should I post the def. of @$$hat too? :haha:


    WELCOME TO CK5!!!! :p:
     
  9. FreedomIsntFree

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    Well played! :waytogo:

    Where is Magnolia, TX by the way? Close to DFW?
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    You forgot momentum and rotation, most important in the functioning of starter motors and vibrators.
     
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    No. I'm about 40 miles nw of houston. Close to conroe


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    I believe the word your looking for in that one is Electro-mechanical. (i.e. something that turns electrical energy into and mechanical force) Just like a solenoid, but i beleive a starter motor could actually be in that same catagory. :deal:

    :haha:
     
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    Oh ok. I just moved here so I have no idea where anything is. Other than Austin and Houston and the major cities.
     
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    You forgot to use it in a sentance!
     
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    :doah:

    My bro. lives in dallas. Works at mercedes up there.
     
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    I was meaning to ask, if you substituted halogen fluid instead of Dot 7 or 8 blinker fluid, would the signal lights be brighter? Or just burn out faster? :wink1:
     
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    Any one know where a good place is to get the air in my tires rotated :confused: I tried LesShwabs but they said they don't have the equpment to do it any more :whistle: :whistle: :dunno: :screwy:
     
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    You can change to halogen fluid but it is not much of an improvement if you ask me, and not worth the effort, because you actually need to buy a left handed screwdriver for the right side lense, and a right handed screwdriver for the left side lense. Without those tools, which are expensive, there is no hope of getting to the blinker fluid at all. Hope this helps. :D

    ALSO, TO EVERYBODY, IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR TO DO YOUR ANNUAL SPARK PLUG ROTATION, DON'T FORGET, YOU WILL REGRET IT.
     
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    Wal-mart will not rotate the air but they WILL replace your old air with fresh "synthetic" air for .99 a pound!
     
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    That sucks for my DD since I run 35 pounds a tire. Guess it's just another reason to air down my trail rig though.
     
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    What's really sad is that I'm sure mechanics have used lines EXACTLY like these on unsuspecting women to get more money out of them!
     

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