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  • In this particular instance, I also need to replace the chain (lost) and have a new o-ring soldered on FIRMLY.

    Stop! You Can't Do That! - SpouseBUZZ

  • According to Racor, results allegedly from testing showing “significantly lower efficiency”; claims that the lip seal “almost always … [gets stuck],” “is difficult to remove,” and may “allow the [maintenance] tool to scratch and damage the sealing surface”; claims that the o-ring design created the possibility of leaks; and so on were all illustrating potential problems relating to structural deficiencies.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Yes, some people knew that colder temperatures caused o-ring blow-by, but as Richard Feynman noted, it didn't raise alarms in the minds of the NASA folks, they simply said hey, we have more blow-by for this launch at this temperature, I guess we have more margin than we thought .... a kind of russian roulette Feynman said.

    Is Senator Bill Nelson an Astronaut? - NASA Watch

  • The repair involves the installation of a new power-steering hose, o-ring gasket and fluid, at no cost to the vehicle owner.

    Honda Recalls 167,000 Acuras

  • While the Challenger was destroyed by a frozen o-ring and the Columbia by a chunk of frozen foam, as with these two oil disasters, both failures were caused by poor management practices that put safety last and expediency first ...

    The Gulf oil spill and the lessons not learned from Exxon Valdez

  • Stop using the machine and contact Honda at 888.888.3139 or on their website to schedule an appointment to have the fuel tank joint and o-ring replaced.

    Fire and ice; Honda recalls snowblowers

  • Consumers should stop using them immediately and contact a Honda dealer to arrange for a free fuel tank joint and o-ring replacement.

    Honda Recalls 18,500 Snowblowers

  • The red and black units you can find model and serial numbers on the recall notice can leak fuel from the fuel tank joint or o-ring, which could lead to a fire.

    Fire and ice; Honda recalls snowblowers

  • Otherwise a small o-ring on the stem and a short piece of shrink wrap to secure the o-ring.

    Technical FAQ with Lennard Zinn: Corrosive sealant, springs in series and valve stem ticking

  • He rhymed the surname with a planet, the one with the o-ring.

    Blood Lite II: Overbite

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