Saturday, December 30, 2017

Battery replacement for Japanese rice cookers

The battery in some Japanese rice cookers will run out in about 10 years. Unfortunately this battery is solder-on and thus not replaceable by the user. Therefore I had to desolder the old battery and mount a 2-AAA battery holder. From now on, the two AAA batteries should last forever. If they somehow will run out again, it is very easy to replace.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Final fix for water in canister

If your Toyota or Scion car has check-engine light on after driving in heavy rain, you may watch this videos for diagnosis (ignore the condom part, no need to do that, because water did not get in from there, see the correct fix at the bottom of this page):

And this video for purging water out of the canister pump module:

For the permanent fix, block the small holes under the gas-feed inlet (take off the rear tire at the driver side and look up):