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We are woman owned fastener distributor. If you or your clients have questions as to what type of fasteners to use in repair and maintenance applications we would be available to help answer those questions. Thank You. Cris A. Young Executive VP Hudson Fasteners, Inc.
I need help! I read about AskPatty.com in the NY Times, and I thought, what a great idea! I think I may have been fleeced more times than a Merino ewe. I just have had many, many bad experiences with auto mechanics, and though I'm a journalist typically more than comfortable with confronting injustice, I'm shy about doing it without solid information ...
Ms.Patty, I have a question and hope you can help... I own a 95 Dodge Stratus that won't start. It will try, i can tell it's not the battery(lights come on). My only thought was maybe the fuel injection pump or maybe the cam position sensor. How can i tell, without replacing both, (I am really broke!!) which is causing the problem? And I heard that you ...
I have a 92 mercury sable 3.0 liter ,it was running fine and all of a sudden it turned off and wont start. There seems to be no spark,to the distributor cap. I had the cap ,rotor,module,spark plugs,spark plug wires,changed but still no spark can you please help me?
I have a 1988 dodge Dakota. I can get the engine to rotate but will not start. I am getting fuel to the throttle body and I have replaced the coil, pickup coil, ran all new grounds, replaced distributor cap, rotor button. I ran several tests to determine that I am getting power from computer to coil and from coil to distributor but no spark from ...
I need to know why my car will not start up? It turns over and wants to start but will not run.I have checked the distributor,rotor, cap, fuel. Fuse is working, battery is up, coil is working on one side and not the other. I dont know if that is right. Spark plugs are working. I am curious to know if there is a fuseable link in the car, And if there is ...
1995 Altima won't start - Battery good, starter good. Changed spark plugs. Changed wires. Changed distributor cap & rotor. Performed spark test (spark looked weak, but is present at plugs & coil). Tested coil primary (1.4ohm) & secondary (13.43ohm) resistance. Tested power transistor resistance (had resistance where it should). Checked fuel pump fuse, good. ...

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