Re: [DML] read the manual?:was Leaving the group
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Re: [DML] read the manual?:was Leaving the group



Another thing to realize about the manuals is that they are written 
for mechanics.  A lot of stuff that is common knowledge among
mechanics is left out of the manuals.  Reminders like when to 
disconnect the battery or drain the fluid out of something, or
what kinds of sealants to use when putting things back together
are not always in the procedures - they aren't wrong, per se, 
just not complete.  

--
Mike


-------------- Original message from deloreanernst@xxxxxxx: -------------- 


> 
> In a message dated 1/29/2008 11:38:09 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, 
> dmcvin6683@xxxxxxxxx writes: 
> 
> It would be nice if people would just buy the Manuals first, read 
> them and then ask questions if they don't understand. 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Mmmm... theoretically. But there's enough out of date info in our 1981-83 
> manuals- and I have them all, even the ones no longer in print- that it's not a 
> good idea to rely on them alone. And they aren't the most detailed or user 
> friendly to begin with. So yeah, get the manuals, but no one should expect them 
> to be the last word or all they should be. And unfortunately, I've never 
> seen one with a disclaimer to that effect! 
> 
> Wayne A. Ernst 
> vin 11174 
> Bridgeton, NJ 

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