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Washing Machine Refuses to Clean Clothes
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9/17/2014  7 comments
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Defective Solderless Breadboard Causes Confusion
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9/3/2014  12 comments
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Wiring Causes Constant Problems
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8/20/2014  36 comments
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Bad PCV Valve Takes Driver on Rough Ride
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8/6/2014  22 comments
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Homebuilt Mower Is Better Than a New One
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7/24/2014  24 comments
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Parking Decal Puts Driver in Sticky Spot
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7/2/2014  25 comments
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Entering the Auto Part Abyss
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6/18/2014  28 comments
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Unforeseeable Failure of Logic in Washing Machine Manual
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5/30/2014  23 comments
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Dehumidifier Has Impossible-to-Change Air Filter
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5/16/2014  18 comments
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Vacuum Cleaner Had an Unserviceable Filter
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4/25/2014  37 comments
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Soldering Required to Replace Instrument Panel Bulb
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4/14/2014  28 comments
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Tricky Spark Plugs Take Hours to Replace
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4/4/2014  59 comments
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A Usable User Manual Is the Key to This Car
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3/21/2014  24 comments
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Hot Plate Assembly Is Plain Screwy
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3/19/2014  9 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  22 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  28 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  52 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  32 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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Don’t 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  41 comments
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$600 for a 50-Cent Fix
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10/14/2013  30 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.
Don’t 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  20 comments
The light socket -- constructed with copper and aluminum -- was bound to fail.
New Dishwasher Can’t Beat the Old One
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9/18/2013  22 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  16 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  47 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.
Toyota’s Catastrophe of Cool Features
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8/9/2013  27 comments
The Toyota had some cool features, but they were ultimately a disaster.
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