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Some electronics are very susceptible to power differences. Most need continuous power in the ~12-14vdc range to function correctly. The starter, on the other hand, will work at lower voltage levels, with enough torque to turn the engine over and get it started. Once the resting voltage of the battery gets below a certain point, the electronics may start ...


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After all the comments, back and forth, and for the record, I'm going to reply my own question. The fix What I did is the following: I cleaned the key hole/cylinder with lighter fluid and a tooth brush. I've gotten quite good results in the past with lighter fluid to remove grease and other stains from places that can stand the fluid. Metals are OK. I ...


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Especially in winter time I've had good results with spraying PB blaster into door locks. Do this on a dry day. If you suspect water is getting into the lock, try to spray after it's been dry for a few days. (There is no harm in spraying when it's wet but this won't be as effective.) Spraying door locks is easiest with a straw but depending on the lock a ...


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Killing mold depends on the type of mold, and different molds require different things to kill them, which also depends on the type of surface they are on. Chemicals There are a variety of commercial and retail mold removal products around, and there's just as much variety in how effective they are. Just doing an online search, here's a page that has a ...


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