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Sherlock Ohms
Content posted in December 2011
The Ignition Problem Is Hiding
Sherlock Ohms 
12/28/2011  32 comments
No matter what was tried, this Ford Fairlane owner just couldn't fix the ignition problem – until many years later.
Case of the Vintage Furnace Blower
Sherlock Ohms 
12/21/2011  14 comments
Sometimes the best solution is the one that gets you through the short term, especially if it keeps the heater blowing.
Case of the Too-Soft Epoxy
Sherlock Ohms 
12/20/2011  19 comments
You got bad parts on the line, so you shut it down. And then you get in trouble.
Satellite Miscommunication
Sherlock Ohms 
12/19/2011  12 comments
All the training in the world sometimes can't fix the simplest problem.
Case of the Powerless Pump
Sherlock Ohms 
12/16/2011  27 comments
An indicator said a pump was down. Yet the pump kept running, seemingly without power.
Case of the Constantly Dying Car
Sherlock Ohms 
12/14/2011  10 comments
Sometimes the car dies. Sometimes it works fine. How do you fix that?
Case of the Anti-Seize Backfires
Sherlock Ohms 
12/13/2011  16 comments
The ignition problems with your car could track back to the anti-seize compound you used to loosen the plugs.
Case of the Furnace With No Flame
Sherlock Ohms 
12/5/2011  8 comments
Sometimes a problem has multiple sources. Fix one problem, and two more crop up.
Murphy & Ohms Lost This One
Sherlock Ohms 
12/1/2011  12 comments
Sometimes a manufacturer's error is just the right error.




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