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Old 07-23-2019, 03:42 AM
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The Feds Are Finally Getting Involved in the Fight Over Right To Repair

[URL unfurl="true"]https://reason.com/2019/07/20/this-feds-are-finally-getting-involved-in-the-fight-over-right-to-repair[/url]
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Repair advocates are pushing for state measures that would require manufacturers to make tools, parts, and information more accessible to consumers and independent third-party repair shops. But major manufacturers like Apple and John Deere have pushed back aggressively against such legislation, often using copyright law to preserve their monopoly over the post-purchase repair market.
[URL unfurl="true"]https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/fighting-for-the-right-to-repair-our-stuff[/URL]
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Old 07-26-2019, 06:12 AM
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I do like this and am an advocate for RTR
problem is a lot of PCB's need specialist tools even parts are crazy small,
even construction is mad crazy
making it very difficult for ordinary "joe" to fix.

I dropped my camcorder (6 years old) and got a manual on line, I had a go it taking it apart, which was really difficult even with the manual
couldn't fix it, suspect it needed a new hard drive, which I think Panasonic would charge me an arm and a leg for.

So I ended up giving it to my daughter for her pretend play !

And buying a new one

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Old 07-27-2019, 05:27 PM
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FWIW there should be a sticker on the drive with the OEM part number. Amazon or Ebay after that most likely. One guy fixed his dropped broken problem by dropping it a short height on the battery end.
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Old 07-28-2019, 08:47 AM
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there's also a special tool that will remove install the ribbon cable, but txs for the reply
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Old 07-28-2019, 08:52 AM
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One guy fixed his dropped broken problem by dropping it a short height on the battery end.
actually I heard someting similar, try gently tapping with a screwrive... didnt work
BUT I might give it a try when I get home
that is if my daughter hasn't already done so

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Old 07-28-2019, 03:07 PM
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actually I heard someting similar, try gently tapping with a screwrive... didnt work
BUT I might give it a try when I get home
that is if my daughter hasn't already done so

Maybe she has it working again
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Old 07-29-2019, 09:19 AM
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^LOL
tried it last night daughter thought I was cracked "Daddy why are you breaking my camera !"

didn't fix it LOL
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Old 07-31-2019, 06:13 PM
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more needless government over-regulation...
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Alignment here: The Definitive Alignment Thread

OE is Original Equipment aka 'BMW Original Parts' aka 'What you buy at the BMW dealer with a BMW label'

OEM is Original Equipment Manufacturer... EITHER the company that made the OE part or.... A part this is identical to the OE part, but is sold by the OEM under their own label


OEM is not what BMW sells


http://www.bimmerzone.com/category/T...ricks_OEM.html

https://www.turnermotorsport.com/t-OEvsOEM
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Old 08-03-2019, 08:15 PM
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A great channel, saw this particular video today !

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Old 08-03-2019, 08:17 PM
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3 month old machine, toasted, no w'tee
claims water damage, unit not water damaged,
water sensors turn even when moisture in air hits them
can anyone say the word SCAM ?

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Old 08-03-2019, 08:53 PM
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The joy of closed architectures.

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