What causes failure?

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  • Phil M
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Since we are in maintenance and repairs, I would say neglect, misuse, and abuse. But most often it is just plain friction.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Mechanical failure can be caused by many things. Be specific

  • 1 month ago

    a lack of success 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It depends what kind of "failure" you're  talking about

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Allowing others to instill in you a false belief that there is an invisible boot on the back of your neck holding you down.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because you are not specific about WHAT FAILED.

    . Right now, you are the failure.  You failed in clearly communicating.

  • 1 month ago

    Something going wrong. That's all you'll get with a fatuous question like that.

  • 1 month ago

    Entropy.

    Everything is working towards becoming more disorganized, and the more elaborate a machine/system is, the more points there are for failure to occur.

    A lack of maintenance will speed up this process, but at some point - most machines/systems will require a partial (or complete) overhaul and/or replacement.

  • 1 month ago

    If you're talking car parts and systems:  Wear from extensive use, lack of preventative maintenance, failure of related parts/systems being ignored rather than fixed promptly causing cascading failures of many other parts of the system, poor design of a part or system due to intentional cost cutting and/or poor process or quality control, acute abuse (think burnouts, clutch/neutral drops etc.,) chronic harder than "normal" operation.  That's a short list, in roughly that order.    

  • 1 month ago

    Automotive failure can be caused by a defective in the mechanism. Like a clock has wheels. If a wheel refuses to turn then that is the failure. 

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