[Homestead] Car problem
lynnw1366 at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 24 19:47:52 EST 2009
I don't think so. I'm really not good with mechanical things. I'm lucky I
can open the hood and figure out where to put the fluids...that's the
extent of my car knowledge. This isn't even my car. It belongs to my mother
Tioga Co. PA
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From: "EarthNSky" <erthnsky at bellsouth.net>
To: <homestead at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 6:39 PM
Subject: Re: [Homestead] Car problem
> Ron says that if you short the battery, the main fuse *could*
> blow. That could cascade into further problems...He says he can tell
> you how to make a test light using a parking light or turn signal bulb.
> He is star partying tonight, but if you want to try his way, let me
> Robert Walton wrote:
>> I'm not real mechanical, but when something won't start and I want to
>> see if power is getting to the starter here is what I do:
>> Find the starter. There will be two wires going to it and connecting
>> somehow. A clip, bolt.
>> Turn on the key to power it.
>> Take a screw driver with a plastic or rubber handle and touch it
>> between the two electrical connections to see if you get spark.
>> At least this tells you if the starter is getting current.
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