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Old 04-03-2010, 09:35 PM   #1
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HELP i am unsure the purpose of these?


i think its a electrical pug but idk what for???


and then these knobs are a mystery to me


this is the left one


this is the right most one

if you know i would like to hear what these are.....
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Old 04-03-2010, 10:08 PM   #2
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Re: HELP i am unsure the purpose of these?

The plug is for an engine block heater, helps warm up the coolant for easier starting and faster heat in cold weather.

I'm not positive about the knobs, but I believe the one on the left is a fresh air vent under the dash, and the right would be a temperature control (coolant valve) for the defrosters.
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Old 04-03-2010, 10:13 PM   #3
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Re: HELP i am unsure the purpose of these?

thanks i i would have never thought of an engine heater.....
and i have turned the knobs a little but didnt feel air but now that i know they arnt the" break the bus knobs" i will turn the **** out of them.....
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Old 04-05-2010, 09:54 AM   #4
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Re: HELP i am unsure the purpose of these?

You gott to love the bewilderment one can experience when discovering random knobs and valves that come across as mysterious at first then make total sense (usually!) later!
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Old 04-05-2010, 05:10 PM   #5
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Re: HELP i am unsure the purpose of these?

Or finding half a dozen unlabeled switches!
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Old 04-05-2010, 08:55 PM   #6
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Re: HELP i am unsure the purpose of these?

i thought the left one was for the flame thrower
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Old 04-07-2010, 08:44 AM   #7
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Re: HELP i am unsure the purpose of these?

If you are asking about the throttle knob, got me. Mine doesn't budge at all, in any way, no how. I was hoping I could use it as a cruise control, but even I know better.
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Old 04-07-2010, 01:32 PM   #8
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yeah our throttle knob is stuck also i tried cc with it to no avail
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Re: HELP i am unsure the purpose of these?

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yeah our throttle knob is stuck also i tried cc with it to no avail
On some of them you need to turn them counterclockwise to loosen them so that you can pull/push the cable. Then a quick twist clockwise locks it in whatever position you set it at. That's how mine is set up.
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Re: HELP i am unsure the purpose of these?

Mine works like jkindt said. They are good to hold the idle a little faster for faster warm up while you are doing other things to get ready, or just pull the thing all the way out while on the road and use it as "Okie Cruise Control" Not trying to be offensive to any Okies, I are one too!!! and proud of it
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