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Old 05-21-2020, 04:15 PM   #319 (permalink)
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I just evicted one seized alternator... and it runs again!

Funny: the known good one I swapped in, I'm pretty sure it's off the engine that was yanked from the ForkenSwift. Surplus part saves parts car!

Next diagnosis... something in the steering has dried out of grease. There's a terrible creaking sound when I turn the steering wheel either direction.
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