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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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