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Rain and Flooding

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Rain is a type of precipitation which is readily absorbed by the ground. However, flooding might occur if there is a downpour or heavy rain. Flooding can result in damage to property, illness and even death.
Best bets: leaky windshield or passenger side window molding.   you might want to take the cover off that goes across the lower front part of the windshield usually this includes removing the wipers look for a obvious hole or crack in the joints if none are there put a garden hose up in thi…
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Change your spark plugs, your wires, cap distributor and rotor. I'm pretty sure your problem is there.This just happened to me. Before you change your plugs, wires, and cap, try this first. Pull the cowling (engine cover) off, locate the 'ignition coil' and try to start the engine. Look at the coil …
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You probably have a bad heater core.   Find where it is coming from. You probably have debris stopping up the drain below the windshield.
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Go to a carwash, and use one of their vacuums. I had the same problem on my Avalon xls. I had to pry the rivets off on the bottom of my rear driver door and that allowed me to drain the door which was holding a considerable amount of rain water. I let it drain and installed new rivets and did no…
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Definitely not as home education is introduced to make you complete your aims if you are unable to fulfill them for any reason. Not just the completion but for all new and old students, home education providers offers easy enrollments. There are a number of institutes who have very flexible regist…
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Hello, I have a 97 Sunfire GT and had the same problem. The cap on the overflow bottle is pressurized and mine lost it's pressure. Once I replaced that I didn't have the problem anymore. !   You could also have a hole or crack in the overflow container
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The annual estimated mileage calculations stand at 15,000 miles per year. There are no adjustments made for individual cities.  i read that people in gearogia have the highest annual miles on cars than in any other state it was said to be 22,000 miles a year avearage
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If you were aware of a leak....informed no one, took no steps to repair or prevent the water from escaping your apartment and damaging your neighbor's goods......you are. However, if you are talking of a sudden and accidental occurence....neither you, the neighbors or the owner/landlord had warning …
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Every foot of water (i.e. foot of head) equals 2.31 psi (i.e. pounds per square inch).  I think that first answer is backwards. It takes 2.31 vertical feet of pipe to create 1# of pressure. Stated another way, one foot vertical equals roughly .434 psi. When a plumber tests the underground with…
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Two wire rods or coat hangers bent at 90deg. one side about 4" the other side is coat-hanger length. I KNOW- BUT I HAVE DONE THIS!!! "IT WORKS" I have located underground piping of gal-metal,copper,PVC,old field tile clay and cement. some with water in them some with out, some were electric piping(c…
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If turning the pump off and back on restores water flow, the problem is not that your well has gone dry. the problem is in your pump.  If this is a down-well water pump, there may be poor connections in the wiring from the surface to the pump, which reconnect when the pump jerks when it turns …
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I just got a dome home that was built in 1984, the house was a repo. We got it for what we feel was a great deal. The only water problems that we have seen is the 3 skylites have leaks around them. Now that does not scare us because some of our friends have reg. homes with skylites that leak at time…
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Try a google search for Doughboy document DB 0601-D10 or 573-3141. It worked for me.
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We have a vinyl lined in-ground pool and in the winter, when we have some torrential rains, I go out & open up the backwash valve on our filter & drain the pool until it's at a level where the water won't get behind the liner. Or else I remove the bleed valve located at the top of the filter…
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Add sanitizer (chlorine), adjust pH to within 7.2 - 7.8 and run the filter till the water clears up. Keep sanitizer level correct. Install a a saline system and you'll never have murky water.
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My experience was similar, except that the periods of time between overvaluing and devaluing were shorter. He could be lovely and 'caring' for approximately three weeks then suddenly say that we would never be a good couple and break up with me with no further explanation other than that it was his …
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Answer I am not making excuses for him, but he probably got more angry when you showed him because he was embarrassed and suprised at himself. BUT...it was not OK for him to leave bruises or "manhandle" you just because he was angry. You need to try to talk to him about it. If he gets angry again…
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Where Avalanches Happen Most Often Try checking out some of these links. Lots of info about avalanches! The Avalanche ZoneCyberSpace Avalanche Center (CSACAvalanche Awareness: Information About Avalanches and Avalanche SafetyColorado Avalanche Information CenterLa Sal Avalanche Forecast CenterThe Pa…
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The evacuation from Dunkirk saved 338,226 soldiers [British & French]. Although a massive amount of equipment was lost, Dunkirk was probably Hitler's greatest mistake next to attacking Russia because if he had pressed home his attack he would have as good as wiped-out the army and destroyed mor…
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In baseball, it is when a player hits a single, double, triple and home run (in any order, but if in that order a natural cycle)in the same game, so it is probably the same thing in softball.It is the same in softball as well.
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Simple, you have a leak. Suspect that it is leaking from the cowl. Check the drain for the condenser and see if it is plugged. Check for debris below the window in the channel. if you have a sunroof, sometimes the drain hose gets clogged and water will back up into the car. It can run down the insi…
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not sure why but if I turn the key wait till the fuel pump kicks off my cavalier normally does start right up
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vinegar & water definitely cause it gets rid of a lot of germs. u could use detol lol. Another answer: On my plastic and wooden cutting boards. I use dish detergent and hot water to loosen any grease. I follow this up with a 10% bleach to 90% water mix in a spray bottle. If hospitals use it to…
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primary account 33% secondary account 50%; there are plenty of secondary accounts; so its a good place to start; what you collect; you get 50%; most secondary collection agency collects in low teens; double digit; some single digit; so?; if you think you can do better than that; go for…
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Answer Poland suffered more damage in WW2 than any West European country. Warsaw, the capital, was almost completely destroyed. About six million Poles (mainly civilians) out of a pre-war population of about 35 million were killed, about half of them Jews and the other half Gentiles. The Soviet…
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Generally, you need the same rate of increase or decrease in your salary as the inflation rate. If you make 10,000 and inflation is up by 10% you need to make 10% more so your purchasing power remains on par. More: Depending on your income tax situation, you may need a somewhat larger increase th…
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Answer Here's the answer given in Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ: When it rains, slow down a bit. Be aware that the first rains in the season will cause all the accumulate oil and spooge to float up to the surface and make the roads really slick for the first hour or three. Keep practicing your pa…
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The water runs around in the trunk lid ditch and goes down behind the tail lights. We sealed any openings above the tail lights and also took them out and put a sealer around the rubber mounting on the back of them.. We have had no more water in the car.  I had the same problem when i had some…
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There were some positive aspects, with the trains running on time being the most famous example.[I'll be referring to Fascist Italy in my answer as it is the only true fascist state to have existed]Italy, after WWI, was, like many other European countries, demoralized, bankrupt, socially volatile an…
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Answer "What are the inches of rain per year in New Zealand?" Approximately 48 inches of rain per year. Answer Average annual rainfall for New Zealand = 185 centimetres (source: Gale county and world rankings reporter 1996 p.282) or around 72.047 inches. It varies across the country. Some…
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Leak or the car has been under water. I would suspect the latter. Your heater core could be in that area. Or there could be a hole in your car frame and water may be following your computer wires. What year, make, model, and engine size is it.
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Not necessarily When this happens you could get a water tank to take up the water until later when the pool needs topping up. putting a floating pool skimmer in would mean that skimming would always be maintained properly regardless of water levels.
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the injector may be worn off, try replacing the flooded cylinder injector
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This is exactly the problem on my 1997 Cherokee. this answer saved me alot of work. the plastic tubing was broken in half under the battery tray. I patched it with rubber tubing for now but will replace all of it soon. Now heat and A/c work like new. Great answer ThanksAll of the venting directional…
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The water pump is very easy to access on the 3.4's. Just follow the lower radiator hose to the engine and that's the pump you will have to replace.
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LOOK OUT FOR LEADPlease get your water tested for lead first!!! If you got copper pipes and hard or acidic water the metal could be leaching out. If your on a well get it tested. If your on city ask your neighbor if they have the same problem. It might need to be brought to the citys attention many …
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you can add water (distilled is the best). You can add antifreeze (green stuff), or premix.there is a coolant overflow tank on the passenger side on the firewall (where the back of the hood seals). Or you can add stait to the cooling system. The cap is inline on the upper radiator hose. Start at the…
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You should determine what the effect of changing the slope will have on watershed water handling that affects your house and those around it. You may verify with the county as to whether a permit is needed. To level an uneven garden, you will need to fill one side with earth to bring it to level or …
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a cycle is when a batter hits a single,double,triple and a home run in a single gamewell that's a baseball cycle. a cycle are diffrent stages of something. such as a butterfly it starts as a egg stage 1 callpiler wich is stage 2 stage three is inside a cacoon. stage 4 is a butterfly.that's a cycle. …
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YOU NEED SOME POWER STEERING FLUID. It could be your C-V joints, If so you should get it fixed before the problem escalates This is incorrect. All Thunderbirds are rear wheel drive therefore will not have CV joints on the front. It sounds like you need ball joint/bushings replaced.
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Ocean water is a complex solution of mineral salts and of decaying/decayed biological matter that results from the abundance of life in the seas. Most of the ocean's salts were derived from gradual processes such the breaking up of the cooled igneous rocks of the Earth's crust by weathering and eros…
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Answer Rainfall is not affected by the phases of the moon. Rainfall is affected by local weather conditions such as lows and wind directions, and seasonal variations, such as the "wet and dry seasons of the year". The moon does affect the tides of the oceans, and their rise and fall can be predic…
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Most likely the A/C condensation drain hose has a leak/crack or become dislodged from its outlet. It should drain through the floor of the vehicle. Check above the spot your car would normally leave a puddle outside when the a/c is running, it's possible the hose is not draining properly....
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Sea water is full of many dissolved minerals. One of the most plentiful minerals that is disolved in sea water is salt, which makes the water taste salty. This is also the reason why when sea water dries, salt crystals are left behind.
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Abusers can literally charm the pants right off you. They come on strong and appear to be loving, caring, and dote on your every whim. Many women think they have struck pay dirt. Abusers don't even realize the pattern they weave (they aren't that intelligent) but, they do. Once the woman is in love …
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Answer the window motor is bad. order a motor . then have it replaced. easy to do your self. former Toyota tech.I would try replacing the switch that controls the problem window first. I had the same problem with the front passenger window of a 1999 Corolla. I thought it was the motor at first but …
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Answer Like most objects, when a football is wet is becomes harder to throw and hold on to. Rain will not noticably affect the flight of a football as wind does.
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Answer check the alternator at any auto parts, if it's good, check for bad wires,fuses and relays, but normally and for that year, if it's never been replaced it has to be the alternator. I had that problem in my 1992 few months ago. check the main fuse that's next to the battery
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8.38 deaths per 1000 is the death rate in the United States. The US Census Bureau estimates there are 307,006,500 million people living in the US. So you can take that number and divide that by 1000. Then take that figure and multiply that by 8.38. I don't have a calculator handy. On one site I saw …
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Boy, this is a hard one, because even the cheaters can have the brass to look their mate in the eye and lie like a sidewalk and feel "put upon" if you ask them if they are cheating, but, on the other hand some men simply DON'T cheat! Posters can't see what is going on with a couple or a person, so a…
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Answer They are on the fly wheel of the engine, towards the bottom. When you put a timing light on it, they will show up. they are obviously not on the flywheel they are on the crank pulley rub a soap stone or white crayon on the grooves and they will be easier to read
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It could be a door seal or more likely the windshield is leaking.
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I am not sure if you mean flooded as in too much gas or submerged into water. If it is by gas then you could just let it set and try again later or take out individual plugs and use compressed air to blow them dry.Now if you are talking about water that is a whole different beast. You need to remove…
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Most motion detectors work on the principle of the Doppler effect. It's applied to the transmission of an ultrasonic signal and the comparison of the return or echo to what was transmitted. Any difference is caused by Doppler effect. Something was moving toward or away from the transmitter of the de…
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Dealer says its in the front window somewhere, on my car, anyhow, almost every z-24 i look at has this annoying leak, i never checked the car for leaks that the dealer claimed to fix, but they did mention its on the front window a frame, that seal goes bad, anyhow, if ya pull the entire front window…
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Answer I try and shock my pool every other day, or, if it rains, shock it at night after it rains (never during rain).
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dash waterfall Check your fresh air intake in front of your windshield theres a plastic cover under the grid if its loose the seal has been broken and water collects under the dash I cleaned mine and put a bead of silicone to seal it In my '94 YJ, it was coming from water coming between the wind…
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The average annual precipitation in Idaho in 19 inches. This includes all types of precipitation, including rain, snow, hail, and others. This information was found in the book Celebrate the States: Idaho.
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The negative effects of MAP are irregular bleeding or a earlier than normal period or later than usual period or the small chance that the pill doesn't work and you become pregnant.There are no known long-term effects of the levonorgestrel morning after pills, although unprotected sex can lead to se…
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Deflooding There are a few tried and true ways to do it. The first and most popular is to pull the EGI fuse in the enginebay fuse box and crank the engine for a few seconds. Then, replace the EGI fuse and try to fire the car up again. The second method involves disconnecting the fuel pump and turni…
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The best way would be to unplug the swimming pool filter, open the drain valve on your pool filter turn the pump back on and drop the water level to the desired level about 2 inches above the skimmer.
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just done one of these. Disconnect battery!!. I'm presuming the sunroof is closed?. If so remove the control panel cover and remove electrical connector to PC board in sunroof control. Now you need to point a hair dryer at all the electrics and dry them out as much as possible. once dry, spray with …
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Alaska is a big state. The 'average temp' is not the only temp. Here in Valdez the average temp is 20 but that doesn't mean we don't get 60 degrees F in the winter. And everything in between. So yes it does rain. Right on top of all the snow. Sometimes it slushes. Slush is when the water is stuck be…
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www.VWVORTEX.comEither your ignition coil is getting wet (just add some dielectric lube to the connection and electrical tape around it) or your vacuum pump hose has a hole.
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Answer In my '85 318i, the doors have a drain in the bottom of them. Mine got bent in a wreak. Hose down your window on that side, then open the door and see if you see the water running or just barely dripping. Could be plugged up. look for damaged seals around doors, if none open trunk look fo…
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Just had my tranny rebuilt for the same problem that you are having. Good luck it's not cheap.
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Answer The pit needs a vent line "stink pipe" extended to outside the home. Then the "stink pipe" needs a Sweetfilter. http://www.Sweetfilter.com
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Are you sure it's mold? I'm not sure it's mold you're looking at. You said "ground mold," and you also said it's green. Those two characterizations don't jibe with mold. Are you sure it's not ground moss or algae? Moss grows in shady, damp areas of your lawn or garden, right on top of t…
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this could be because of either 2 things. firstly your idle rev controller located just in front of your accelerator cord. it is a black square shaped box with a 12/14 pin connector attached this is all ECU controlled and sometimes can cause low idle revs which in turn can cause the engine to stall …
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Redirect to the street via PVC pipe or "discharge hose" if codes permit. Redirect to a sewer line. With the latter you must be careful that the waste water from the filter does not overflow into the toilet or bath tub or shower.
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hey there. estrogen is released during puberty...theres not too much you can do to force it. though birth control pills usually help to release estrogen and foods with natural estrogen like apples, carrots and high-soy foods help too. but it all depends on your genetics as to how your body will reac…
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Answer Sounds Like Your Heater Core Is Leaking, If It Is Coolant. Check To See If Your Radiator Is Full & Your Resivor Tank Filled To Correct Level. If They Are Low Fill Them Have A Good Garrage Or Radiator Shop Pressure Your System. The Leak Should Show Up If That Is The Problem. Not the …
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Answer Impossible to say. Bad fuel pump maybe? Suggest you check/have checked the computer for codes. It will usually be able to tell you what's wrong. You might want to check to see if your timing belt broke. It connects the camshaft to the crankshaft. If it breaks then your valves won't …
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check your cruise control and make sure it is off, my car doe's this when i stop if the cruise control is on.
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May be the throttle position sensor(TPS). I'mhaving the same trouble with mine. I kno in past cases, with different vehicles I've own, that when it revs high and stumbles or sputters it's usually the TPS. It's like $35 from Advance Auto.
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i had the same problem. rite above the brake cylinder there is a coil pack. just change that or cover it so no moisture goes in it adn u should be ok. before i found this out i went throught two starters grinding the car to turn over until i figured it out.somewhere under the hood or on the car the …
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Water collects in the fenders and drains out through very small holes along the bottom of the frame, just under the doors on both sides. Before the water reaches a level where the car starts to flood you can sometimes hear the water sloshing back and forth when you brake or accelerate. It's best t…
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Answer A year after you've stopped the first time is untrue. You should start back up in a month, or until those pills that you haven't used recently are done.
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Bad fuel, sediment in the tank, blocked or partially blocked fuel filter, carburetor getting plugged. Drain the fuel and put in fresh, then add a tablespoon of acetone as a carb cleaner. DON'T GET ANY ON THE PAINT!!!!
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check for moisture under the dist cap and wipe it out. Try spraying a bit of WD40 inside and clean contacts with fine sandpaper or something of that nature. Is the cap cracked? Check it closely, as hairline cracks have been known to cause this sort of problem. If the car is not realtively new and h…
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Answer yes it will only make it easier on pool filter A: I would not use the softened water too often as that water can be aggressive or hard on the pool and the equipment. Not sure as to how accurate the above answer would be - -being easier on the pool filter. It seems that you would not be …
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the clutch in the fan is bad. you can spray wd 40 in the back of it but that's temporary. probably need another one.
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not enough info; It could be many many thingsRight it could be a lot of things. Here's a list to help you get started.1) Dirty terminals? Check your terminals do they appear clean? Are they tight? Check your wires. While it's running take a voltmeter put the positive to the alternate and the negativ…
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Has a vacuum line come off? Intake butterfly not closing completely, throttle position sensor bad?spring broke or popped off gas peddle
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Answer hi smells like your wiper bottle might need new water in it ======= Well, You might check the cabin air filter. If it gets wet, mold will grow on it giving out the musty smell
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Either the "P" trap (called that because it's shaped like the letter "P", laying down) or the valve assembly. You'll need to open the access panel to figure it out. If the builder included an access panel it will be on the the other side of the wall where the water valves are. If the builder didn't …
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Check out metacafe.com and search "Matrix Digital Rain Effect" there's a great tutorial video that shows you how to make in on Excel. I dont know if it would work as a wallpaper though. You could try using a visual basic script.
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"Of course, all this progress has a price. Intelligence, for example, seems to have been lost in breeding. In a forthright 1947 manual on turkey farming, author G.T. Klein allows that, although wild turkeys are "wild and wary to the point of genius," those who raise domesticated turkeys "will be dis…
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Flash FloodA flash flood is caused by excess water, usually from a storm. This usually happens downstream from the storm as heavy rains produce more water than the area can handle with nothing to impede its buildup or soak it into the ground.As a weatherman in Oklahoma recently put it: "It is when a…
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SummerSlam Tickets as of may 7 2009 i would say no Tickets went on sale for SummerSlam on Saturday, December 30 at 12:00 p.m. ET, I currently believe this has sold out.
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Stratus clouds are the gray clouds that cover the entire sky and have uniform consistency. They usually do not produce rain besides a constant slight drizzle.
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Gargling with salt water There is a natural tendency for a substance to move from a region of high concentration to a region of low concentration (see osmosis). This means that even water moves from its region of abundance to its region of shortage. Since salt water is more concentrated (less wat…
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tucker is the best person in the world and if u need this answer i don't care because i am a gansta u know me shout out to my gansta homie Bart and pudden and again tuck daddy is a gansta
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