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  • 2007 Prius Hatch Latch REPAIR

    p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }Last winter the rearlatch was hard to open. I thought the rubber was hard from the coldand ordered a new rubber cover on eBay. Seller = yingsale123 “TrunkHatch Liftgate Switch Latch Release Button Cover Fit Toyota 4RunnerPrius”Because of the coldweather waited until June to install. Used a #2 Phillips bit and a¼” wrench to remove the two mount screws and when the latchassembly would not fall out because of the goo I searched the net andfound this Instructable.A few points toconsider:1. After removingthe inside panel be sure you get all the clips left behind and placethem in the panel.2. Wear rubber/latex gloves. A utility knife worked well in cutting/lifting thegoo.3. 90% alcoholremoved the goo and is probably less toxic.4. Afterre-assem…

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    p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }Last winter the rearlatch was hard to open. I thought the rubber was hard from the coldand ordered a new rubber cover on eBay. Seller = yingsale123 “TrunkHatch Liftgate Switch Latch Release Button Cover Fit Toyota 4RunnerPrius”Because of the coldweather waited until June to install. Used a #2 Phillips bit and a¼” wrench to remove the two mount screws and when the latchassembly would not fall out because of the goo I searched the net andfound this Instructable.A few points toconsider:1. After removingthe inside panel be sure you get all the clips left behind and placethem in the panel.2. Wear rubber/latex gloves. A utility knife worked well in cutting/lifting thegoo.3. 90% alcoholremoved the goo and is probably less toxic.4. Afterre-assembling the switch verify the pivot bail is correct and thatthere are no binds when you move the center plunger bar to operatethe switch. 5. I put pieces oftape where the clips are located so I would know where to hit thepanel to seat the clips.

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  • crapmail1 made the instructable Input/Output
    Input/Output

    Reclaimed motor fromold CD-ROM drive, LIPO battery to drive motor using L293D dual Hbridge driver chip. L239D chip allows for bi-directional motorcontrol using code in sketch.

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  • Run a CDROM Brushless Motor With Arduino

    Very good tutorial to start leaning about Stepper Motors.

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  • Simple and Intuitive Web Interface for Your Raspberry Pi

    p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }I used a Pi Zerowith a WiFi dongle, had some problems getting the GPIO set up. Theraspi-config showed it installed, but it would not work. Followeddirections on git://git.drogon.net/wiringPi and it worked.I will use it tocontrol lights, radio. and heater at remote location.

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