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    Vacuum Pump on Rage Problem and Oil Fill

    Thank you. I will try to change it today. I called the basic tech. And said. It’s manufacture’s defects. I called the manufactures and they said they will call me. I sent few pictures to them.
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    Vacuum Pump on Rage Problem and Oil Fill

    I bought this machine when it was 58hrs. I have not changed since then and added oil. I only have 925 hrs. Can it be fixed or replaced. Thank you. I might need to change the oil?
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    Vacuum Pump on Rage Problem and Oil Fill

    Hello Everyone, I’m trying to see if you guys can help me. Thank you in advance. First, I’m confuse about the oil fill on my blower pump, is it the blue or the red I circled on picture? The tech. told me it’s the blue one but it does not seem like an oil fill hole to me. I got the leaks from...
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    about to start my business

    Hey Tonyz I started my business with the portable for about few months and I searched on craiglist for used truckmount. I bought it for $4000 with the truck and other tools for tile & grout. It was a great deal.That truckmount last me about 3 years and still have the van. You are good...
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    Power Vacuum Trailer For Air Duct

    Hi Rob Hi Rob, They don’t make this kind anymore.There is nothing online. Thanks
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    Power Vacuum Trailer For Air Duct

    Hello Everyone, Thank you in advance! I need your opinion with this air duct cleaning machine. It’s a power vacuum trailer. It’s 2002, 20hp engine with air compressor,reels,hoses, and filter bags ,trailer included. It had 11000 cfm. Asking $4800 do you think still good idea to buy this kind...
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    Customer Upset that grout is darker?

    That’s true. Maybe they spilled cooking oil or or some coloring liquid and got soaked through/absorbed. I use viper venom for tile & grout. I had a bad experience with the viper renew. I don’t know now if they change the ingredients already. Viper renew takes out the shine of marble...
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    Customer Upset that grout is darker?

    Check if the grout was color painted before. I had the experience too, but it was opposite. It was dark and when I cleaned it, it turned white,Lol. My customer didn’t know about it that it was painted. She liked the dark color because it matches the tiles.I ended up giving her money back and she...
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    Rage 18 Hp Vanguard Spitting Oil in the Air filter box

    I had a basic maintenance tech checked it for me and he said, it's nothing to worry about it. It's normal for this kind of engine when it reaches 500 hrs or so. I told him, it might be the valve gaskets and he said, no and he didn't see any smoke from the breather hose and the engine is not...
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    Rage 18 Hp Vanguard Spitting Oil in the Air filter box

    Yeah. It seems like.I can deal with that. Did you replace both of them or just one?
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    Rage 18 Hp Vanguard Spitting Oil in the Air filter box

    The mechanic told me, I need to use a sae 30 oil which I did and Maybe, overfilled of oil. I asked if it is a head gasket and said, No. he said, if it is a head gasket, it would create smoke from the exchaust which It didn’t create smokes. Will see what he finds.
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    Rage 18 Hp Vanguard Spitting Oil in the Air filter box

    Thank you. I just replaced the oil and reduce the oil below the line and air filter. It just spit few drops of oil for couple hours running. The machine is perfectly running. I just run 5 hours yesterday. No smoke or noise. Maybe, I just filled the oil a little too much. Sometimes, this...
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    Rage 18 Hp Vanguard Spitting Oil in the Air filter box

    Thank you.Jon don is a long wait. The available day is on May 8.LOL! No way! I will have someone to check and do compression test next Tuesday.
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    Is it a good idea to buy one length of 150ft solution line? Or should I just buy 3 50ft sections?

    Buy 3 50ft. I got 100ft and it gets tangle all the time. This 50 ft , you can disconnect if it’s tangled.
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    Rage 18 Hp Vanguard Spitting Oil in the Air filter box

    Ok thank you. I think kohler engine is better than vanguard( briggs and stratton) prochem has a kohler engine and it lasts about 3000 hrs or so.
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    Rage 18 Hp Vanguard Spitting Oil in the Air filter box

    So you mean. It’s better to buy a new engine than fixing it? I might be the same price?
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    Rage 18 Hp Vanguard Spitting Oil in the Air filter box

    I need to get it fix then. How much you think this cost to get it fix?
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    Rage 18 Hp Vanguard Spitting Oil in the Air filter box

    Hello Everyone, Thank you in advance. I have this rage truckmount that has 18 hp vanguard engine.it started spitting a little bit of oil from the breather hose in the air filter box. I drained some oil and the oil is below the line. I will try to run it tommorow and check the air filter box...
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    Truckmount fires - Why so many??

    I think the fuel line has leaks or something on the machine that manufactures need to be fixed/recall. The oil seal come off on my truckmount and oil was all over the machine but it didn’t create fire. It created smoke and that was it and my truckmount shuts off.
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    Truckmount fires - Why so many??

    I used to work for the company before I started my business. I did maintenance of their trucks and truckmounts. They had a prochem legend new one and it was installed by jon don. Owner used the truckmount as a vacuum to clean air ducts for this Ram air system. I used it one day to clean air...
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    Worth 3k

    It’s a good buy if you don’t use it everyday. 2-3 times a week traveling and cleaning are good enough for this truck but you need to prepare yourself for truck and machine breakdown, maybe after a year or so.If you use it everyday, it’s not a good buy because it will be a headache and you will...
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    Fragrance Free & Green Carpet Cleaner?

    thank you for all your help. I ended up using green balance, it had a little smell, but it was good. Procyon couldn’t order due to long wait of shipping I really needed today. I went to Interlinksupply near me and they had this grean balance so I bought it. I tried it today and my customer is...
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    Fragrance Free & Green Carpet Cleaner?

    I have never thought of that. Lol!