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No Service: You Have Not Waited Long Enough!

It’s easy to rant about banks: they’re easy tar­gets in this day an age.  An old friend of mine told me that banks are orga­ni­za­tions that would give you an umbrel­la on a sun­ny day and take it away the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Taurus and the Jeep: No Start.

This is just a quick note to update the Jeep and Tau­rus “no start” sit­u­a­tion. We start­ed the day focus­ing on the Tau­rus sit­u­a­tion.  For those that remem­ber, we got the new com­put­er for the Tau­rus as that was the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Taurus Repair: A (sad) Tale of Two Grounds.

I’ve been chas­ing two no-start con­di­tions for some time.  The sub­ject of this arti­cle is my 2002 Ford Tau­rus… and it is very much frus­trat­ing me.  Elec­tri­cal grem­lins are some of the worst car prob­lems.  Take this ground prob­lem to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Repairing the Taurus: Spark Plugs

Replac­ing the spark plugs used to be a chore that occurred every few oil changes at best.  It used to be one of the eas­i­est repairs for the do-it-your­­self handy­man.  Spark plugs are, by nature, on the out­side of the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Repairing the Taurus, A Multipart Series: Overview

I’ve just fin­ished a long car repair adven­ture span­ning 4 days. There were times that I feared that we would fail (even though fail­ure was not a viable option) and the whole prob­lem spanned sev­er­al months from start to fin­ish. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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