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Soldering Required to Replace Instrument Panel Bulb
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4/14/2014  3 comments
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Tricky Spark Plugs Take Hours to Replace
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4/4/2014  22 comments
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A Useable User Manual Is the Key to This Car
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3/21/2014  19 comments
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Hot Plate Assembly Is Plain Screwy
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3/19/2014  5 comments
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Check Memo for Intermittent Electronic Problems
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3/13/2014  13 comments
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Monkeys Got All the Dishwashers but This One
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3/6/2014  21 comments
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Fitness Formula Flaw Miscounts Calories
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2/18/2014  14 comments
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Shaft Housing Needs Constant Replacement
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2/13/2014  12 comments
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Heat Sinks Are Too Hot to Touch
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2/5/2014  27 comments
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Loose Screw Stops Wireless Dog Collar
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1/24/2014  15 comments
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Faulty Fan Assembly Produced Error Code
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1/17/2014  22 comments
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Seat Switch Cost Turns Consumer Off
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1/8/2014  41 comments
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Which Switch Is Which?
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1/2/2014  20 comments
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Bad Solder Stopped Bosch Dishwasher
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12/31/2013  27 comments
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Biodegradable Plastic Can't Take the Heat
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12/19/2013  26 comments
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This Lube Job Takes a Contortionist
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12/16/2013  45 comments
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Faulty Radiator Cap Lets Fluid Fly
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11/27/2013  34 comments
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Slideshow: Garbage Disposal Doesn't Hold Water
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11/18/2013  50 comments
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Daylight Savings Foils Mouse-Less Machine
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11/8/2013  22 comments
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Clock Couldn't Keep Time Straight
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11/7/2013  31 comments
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Reed Switch Loves Resistor
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11/6/2013  22 comments
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Decaying Rubber Has Whistle Effect
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10/30/2013  33 comments
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Donít Put Compressed Air in the Floor
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10/25/2013  10 comments
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The Pre-Cat Blew Up My MR2 Spyder
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10/16/2013  40 comments
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$600 for a 50-Cent Fix
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10/14/2013  23 comments
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Where Rubber (& Oil) Meet the Road
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10/9/2013  38 comments
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Cold Shoulder Leaves Engineer Hot
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10/3/2013  33 comments
After getting presented with every possible solution, the company decided to reject them all.
Donít Talk About the Temperature Gap
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9/30/2013  18 comments
If there is a gap in the temperature gauge, you'd better not talk about it.
The Copper Eats the Aluminum
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9/24/2013  17 comments
The light socket -- constructed with copper and aluminum -- was bound to fail.
New Dishwasher Canít Beat the Old One
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9/18/2013  21 comments
The fancy new dishwasher was no match for the decades-old model.
Stun Gun Ad Sells False Sizzle
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9/17/2013  51 comments
The claims about a two-million-volt stun gun defied the laws of physics.
Cable Box Caused Confusion
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9/16/2013  14 comments
The new cable box came with a whole mess of problems.
The Day the Ice Dispenser Died
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9/10/2013  17 comments
The ice dispenser support broke before the parts it was holding wore out.
Taking Down the Tent Was Trouble
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9/4/2013  46 comments
Pitching the tent was a breeze, but putting it back in the case it came in was a nightmare.
Self-Timing Clock Makes Up Its Own Time
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9/3/2013  33 comments
The clock that was supposed to set its own time didn't know what year it was.
Mixed Metals Cause Faucet Failure
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8/28/2013  19 comments
Combining different metals in the presence of water can cause damaging corrosion.
This Dishwasher Isn't Waterproof
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8/26/2013  21 comments
The control panel of the dishwasher is on top of the door. Once it gets wet, it's bound to fail.
Sprinkler Spigot Stops Short
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8/22/2013  19 comments
The four-spigot timed sprinkler system was too big to attach to the water outlet.
The Blower Was a Boggled Design
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8/20/2013  18 comments
Replacing the heater blower was an exercise in frustration and skinned knuckles.
Toyotaís Catastrophe of Cool Features
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8/9/2013  26 comments
The Toyota had some cool features, but they were ultimately a disaster.
The Troublesome Toyota Minivan
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8/2/2013  44 comments
The new Toyota minivan came with new dash controls. Unfortunately, they're harder to use than the old ones.
Dishwasher Failed the Toddler Test
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8/1/2013  31 comments
If a toddler can destroy a dishwasher, the appliance was simply not durable enough.
Small Hinge Hampers Maytag
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7/22/2013  45 comments
A poorly designed hinge corroded early, sidelining a Maytag washer/dryer.
Ruinous Remote Sidelines Stair Lift
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7/11/2013  39 comments
A small and poorly designed remote control rendered a stair lift useless.
Dipstick Messes With the Distributor
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7/10/2013  32 comments
With the dipstick out of place, the car was performing in a very odd manner.
The Whirlpool Washer Was Trouble
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7/8/2013  33 comments
When the Whirlpool Calypso washer is working, it's a great machine. But keeping it working is the problem.
Dumb Design Darkens Microwave
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7/5/2013  46 comments
Poor design leaves this microwave dark and smelly.
Leaking Gas Fueled the Car
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7/3/2013  40 comments
When the fuel line started to leak, the leaking fuel kept the car running.
The Microwave Door Refused to Open
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6/27/2013  85 comments
The material to support the microwave's latch was not sufficient. Consequently, the latch failed.
Canít Get a Good Fix on the Dryer
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6/20/2013  21 comments
If the dryer weren't so poorly designed, it would be easier to fix the design problems.
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