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Old 02-07-2013, 05:17 PM   #1
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Default Had a brain hiccup today

Beautiful day here in N/W Ohio, great day to go get the out of state inspection done. When I returned home and parked Bernadine, turned her off out of habbit to open the garage door. When I jumped back in her to pull her inside, she wouldn't fire up for anything, wouldn't even attempt to turn over. After getting flustered for a short while, I figured out that you could not start these beauty's by pressing the gas peddle instead of the starter button. I can't wait until spring arrives and I can really get her out to explore her more.
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:21 PM   #2
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If it makes you feel better, I can tell you that you aren't the first person to do that.
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:22 PM   #3
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I'm betting that your not the only one that has ever done that. Not that I've ever done something like that.....
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:29 PM   #4
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Hahaha I did the same thing yesterday !! Oh well, primes her up good, started right up when I hit the right button.
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Old 02-07-2013, 07:16 PM   #5
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Another thing is they love to fire right up when they're in gear and you only have one leg in the door.
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Old 02-07-2013, 07:38 PM   #6
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Look at the bright side. With no accelerator pump and updraft you cannot flood it by pumping the gas pedal.
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:23 PM   #7
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It helps if you say urn, urn at the same time. Bob
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:49 PM   #8
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It helps if you say urn, urn at the same time. Bob
Yo, Brother Bob, hope you're A-O.K, good here, my pain pills just came in the mail,
Dog goes, "RUDIN, RUDIN, RUDIN"!! He hasn't mastered the downshift sounds yet.
I got in my Dakota once & was under the dash tryin' to find the gas valve Gregg calls them BRAIN FARTS! Bill W.
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:02 PM   #9
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Don't worry, I've jumped in an A and cranked it over and over and over not knowing why it wouldn't start up. Finally I realize I never turned the key on.

We all have those moments from time to time. Heck I'm 19 and it happens to me!
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I got in my Dakota once & was under the dash tryin' to find the gas valve
Everybody knows Dodge put it in the firewall indent under the hood. Dog shudda told ya.
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Everybody knows Dodge put it in the firewall indent under the hood. Dog shudda told ya.
Reminds me,
Reached in the Dodge window & pulled hood release, no pop, held release & slapped on hood, yanked on hood, still no pop! DANG, DANG, DANG+*^$%%**&^
Opened the door, Hmmm, the park brake release & the hood release goodie both look & feel alike! Bill W.
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