LA115 John Deere Lawn Tractor Will Not Start?I am 99% sure the cause is old gas due to my mother never servicing it. The LA115 is currently at 299 hours. It started and ran prior to the old gas running out. After refueling with new clean fuel it still would not start. I tried starter fluid in the tube next to air filter. Next I changed the plug which was seriously rusted and obviously old, still only cranks.
Coleman Popup Camper Needs Bed Rails Replaced?Anyone have ideas on repairing or re-doing our queen bed rails? My wife was trying to put the camper up herself and bent both bed rails. These are not the slides, they're the actual bed rails that slide in and out. I can't use the rails, they are badly bent.
Vintage Sears Kenmore Sewing Machine Won't Sew?I have a vintage Sears Kenmore sewing machine (no. 158.17032) that I've been using for almost a year now. It's in pretty great shape despite not having been oiled in a while and was working wonderfully up until yesterday.
Repairing a Bracket on a Simmons Sofa Sleeper?I have a Simmons sofa sleeper and one day I was sitting on the couch and that side started falling in. Only that one side, but it was a bracket I guess that was holding it up had broken off. So I guess I want to know if it can be fixed?
Repairing Scratches on a Microfiber Couch?Is there any way to fix or blend a scratched microfiber couch?
Instruction Manual for Nelco Sewing Machine?I am looking for an instruction manual for a Nelco - Sierra sewing machine. Model # 234F, Serial # 12517.
Finding a Replacement Canvas for a Vintage Apache Popup Camper?I have a 1969 Apache Mesa III popup that needs a replacement canvas. I am having a hard time finding an affordable replacement. The one that I currently have is just as old as the year of the camper and not repairable.
Legs on a Vintage Barbie Doll Have Changed Color?My vintage Barbie is in pretty good shape. However, her legs turned from the cream color to brown. For quite a while she has worn an outfit with pants. Could this have something to do with it? The brown color didn't come off when I washed her. Why did Barbie's legs turn brown?
Bobbin Won't Wind on Kenmore Sewing Machine?The bobbin on my Kenmore sewing machine won't wind on the machine. The motor works, but the bobbin will not turn. I have to wind my bobbin by hand. Everything else works fine on the machine. Is this something I can fix or do I have to take my machine to a repair shop?
Repairing a Purse Handle?How do I fix the anchor screw for the top handle on a Prada purse?
Inserting a Sliding Plate Onto a Singer Sewing Machine?I have a Singer DL17 sewing machine. Can anyone tell me how to insert a new sliding plate on my machine? The plate will not slide in.
Pre-lit Christmas Tree Randomly Changing Color and Turning Off?I have a pre-lit Christmas tree with white and coloured lights that is only 2 years old. It recently has started changing from coloured to white to blinking to off (cycling through the settings) randomly with me changing it via the remote or the remote receiver on the tree cord.
Repairing a Smith Corona Electric Typewriter?I have a Smith Corona 750 Model 5P and replaced the power cord (10 amp). When I started to use it, it blew the 1 amp fuse. I replaced the fuse and turned it on and again same results. What is happening to it?
Evening Out Light Patches on Linoleum Left by Cleaning?Our linoleum floor in the kitchen was covered with light scratches, and I used whitening toothpaste and a toothbrush to gently sand them away - which worked great - except now there are lighter streaks all over the floor where I scrubbed.
Removing the Color from a Leather Bag?I found a great project bag; I hope! Can I totally remove all of the stain from the leather bag and re-stain?
Poulan Pro Model 310000 Won't Move?My Poulan Pro mower doesn't want to move.
Repairing the Ceiling in a Coleman Columbia Pop Up Trailer?Our vinyl ceiling in our Coleman Columbia 1990 pop up trailer has some buckling, what can we do to fix this?
Foam Soap Dispenser Stopped Making Foam?My foam soap dispenser no longer makes foam. Why?
Reattaching the Springs on a Singer Simple Sewing Machine?I have a Singer Simple, model 2263 sewing machine. 2 springs came loose on my machine and I don't know where they belong.
Re-dying a Bad Dye Job?A few months ago, I had my dark brown hair colored to red. It turned out great. I went for a root touch up and ended up with fire engine red roots which doesn't match the rest of my hair at all. The original color isn't that bright. I'm tempted to try a boxed dye and just go back to dark brown. Thoughts?
Can't Remove Morphy Richards Bread Maker Pan?I have a Morphy Richards bread maker #48319. One day where I suddenly was unable to place the pan in the machine and turn it to lock it. I managed to get the pan to lock in place, but now I cannot get it out again. I can twist it to unlock it though.
Repairing a Sewing Machine?Because of thread jammed around the hand wheel after I took off the clutch knob and cleared it out I'm unable to put in back together. There is an "o-ring" thing that won't stay in place while I screw it back together.
Removing Utensil Marks on CorningWare?l have some CorningWare service dishes, with silver utensil marks on them. l have tried BarKeeper's Friend, and it does not do anything. Any other suggestions, otherwise l will have to ditch them.
Removing Plastic Label Imprint on Car's Exterior?My 6 year old peeled the plastic label off a water bottle and unrolled it and stuck it to the exterior of my car. It was left there out in the baking sun for several days before I discovered it. I didn't think and ripped the plastic label off and that left some melted plastic and the label imprint on the car's paint.
Hair Turned Blue After Dyeing?I dyed my hair dark brown today from a dirty blonde and parts of my hair turned blue. How do I fix it?
Repairing Scratches on a Black Car?How do I repair scratches on a black car?
Powder Nails Aftermath?I have been getting shellac on my nails as far back as I can remember. The last trip to my nail salon, I was informed they now had "Powder nails." She told me they last longer than shellac, don't chip, and are also thicker.