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Locating the compressor model number on a Tecumseh compressor tag

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Refrigerator Repair 11 April 2012 · 1,845 views
Tecumseh, compressor and 2 more...

... Tacumsa tp141-ar-229-b8.

that's not a Compressor model number
the model number is right below that number

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1) model number
2) bill of material

Source: Cross reference charts for compressor compatibility

How to remove the dispenser on the newer model LG refrigerators

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Refrigerator Repair, Dispenser Repair 02 April 2012 · 1,914 views
LG, refrigerator, dispenser and 1 more...
Example model number: LMX25981ST

Grab your flavorite fermented beverage and sit at the feet of the Academy's LG sensei:

Per LG training...

Explain to the customer that---removing the DISPENSER ASSY *will* sound as if you (the servicer) are rough/unprofessional.

When removing the entire Housing---loud snapping sounds are produced.

This is normal.

1) Slide forward and remove the drain tray (place finger(s) at the back/rear and squeeze locking tab)

2) Grasp the bottom of the DISPENSER HOUSING and firmly pull towards you (plastic straining noise will occur)

3) Working from the bottom---move to the lower edges and continue pulling/unsnapping the Housing Assy.

4) Since the DISPLAY is situated on the left side of the Housing---all wire connectors are on the left side.

5) Re-installing is much easier than removing. Apply effort to be certain that the Housing is fully snapped in place.

NOTE: Again---per LG---it is NOT uncommon for one or two plastic *tabs* to break when removing the Housing.

This was designed to still adequately be installed---minus a locking/snap tab or two.

Explaining this to your customer will eliminate their concerns---and you'll be a thought of as a professional because you

took the time to explain all of this to your cusomer *before* starting your repair work.

Not much different than having a doctor that tells a patient bluntly:

"Yes, this needle *will* hurt,but the medicine that I'm injecting is the cure for what ails you".

Buy parts for your LG refrigerator here with a 365-day return policy ==> http://www.repaircli...rigerator-Parts

Source: LG LMX25981ST refrigerator -- man'l req and disp. problems.

How to fix hot refrigerator door gaskets

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Screencasts, Refrigerator Repair 26 March 2012 · 752 views
refrigerator, freezer, door and 3 more...

Refrigerator and freezer condenser coil cleaning brush with instructions. (Also works great for dryer lint) ==> http://www.repaircli...303318693/12859

Refrigerator condenser fan motor (and lots of other refrigerator parts, too) ==> http://www.repaircli...rigerator-Parts

You can see an interactive diagram showing the locations of various parts in your refrigerator here ==> http://www.repaircli...tor-Repair-Help

Another post on this problem that you might like ==> http://fixitnow.com/...ry-warm-or-hot/

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