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Old 01-03-2012, 12:37 PM
-jay- -jay- is offline
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Originally Posted by pburnett View Post
eeekkkk... You shouldn't have had to take off the metal cover... Thats why I tore mine apart, so people could see. There is no need to take the cover off, just turn the gear around.
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Originally Posted by Supercourse View Post
I thought pb suggested it is not necessary to take the cover off the actuator in order to rotate the white gear 180 deg.

Unless you really want to clean up the shavings.

I could be wrong as I haven't done this myself.
Mark the position and then use the worm gear or something else to rotate it?

And as I understand it, it isn't necessarily the cure for all instances of the triad of lights.
Just where the clicking sound is heard after shutting the engine down?

lol. yea i took it off anyway. i wanted to clean out the shavings and i wanted to be sure that the worn down piece is completely on the opposite side. wasn't too bad. just had to tap it back into place.
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