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Scottthewolf

Member Since 01 Feb 2007
Offline Last Active Mar 30 2015 08:45 PM

#314167 MAYTAG NEPTUNE FRONT LOAD WASHER NO HIGH SPEED SPIN: MAY3000AWW

Posted by Scottthewolf on 25 February 2015 - 10:51 PM

You forgot the rest of the machines that killed the company, the Searcy top load washers that began with the model numbers SAV, the Drying Cabinet, the Accelis  range, the Skybox, the Performa and Atlantis washers, and the numerous recalls on the dishwashers.




#313621 stackable in tiny closet

Posted by Scottthewolf on 17 February 2015 - 09:37 PM

I also raise my rates when I think the repair will be a bad idea, like an ancient Caloric ME range, an older Frigidaire gas range where you have to drill out all the burner head screws because they are rusted to the burner.




#313583 stackable in tiny closet

Posted by Scottthewolf on 17 February 2015 - 01:14 PM

I once charged more  to replace a lid switch on a Maytag washer  because the whole basement reeked  of  dirty cat litter boxes. 




#313561 Maytag Dryer DE412 Heats for only a short time

Posted by Scottthewolf on 17 February 2015 - 12:12 AM

While you are at it, it would be wise to replace the blower wheel if you are going to replace the motor. The blower wheels on these dryers are famous for the "D" flat rounding out and just free wheeling on the motor shaft.




#313558 Kenmore 796.29272001 Top load washer Leaking (Same as Whilrlpool Calypso)

Posted by Scottthewolf on 17 February 2015 - 12:03 AM

NO, this is an LG built washer, Nothing is as bad as a Calypso.




#313339 Whirlpool dryer roller question W10314173 vs. 349241

Posted by Scottthewolf on 13 February 2015 - 05:23 PM

I think they changed the rollers on the DOTT dryers to these with the red hubs because they had the thumping problem  with the 349241 rollers. If the dryer sat unused long enough, the rubber on the lighter duty rollers would flatten  against the drum and the thumping noise would occur until the dryer warmed up.




#313281 GE Dryer DBLR333GTOWW getting old

Posted by Scottthewolf on 12 February 2015 - 09:53 PM

Sorry, check the vent hood going to the outside of the house as well as the vent hose.




#313278 GE Dryer DBLR333GTOWW getting old

Posted by Scottthewolf on 12 February 2015 - 08:45 PM

Also check the heater elements, GE uses 2 of them.




#313272 Whirlpool dryer roller question W10314173 vs. 349241

Posted by Scottthewolf on 12 February 2015 - 08:24 PM

Not sure of the difference, but they did it for a reason. Always use the proper parts the machine calls for.




#312709 Wanted: Experienced Technician for Metro D. C. area

Posted by Scottthewolf on 05 February 2015 - 12:30 AM

Sent you my resume.




#312436 110.25062500 - Leak?

Posted by Scottthewolf on 31 January 2015 - 04:45 PM

Most of these Calypsos aren't worth repairing anymore unless it is something simple. If it's the universal joint or the outer tub, forget it.




#311777 Frigidaire FDB510LCB3 not moving water correctly?

Posted by Scottthewolf on 22 January 2015 - 08:30 PM

Don't forget these dishwashers only use one spray arm at a time, they alternate between the two. You need to listen for the pauses.




#311774 GE can't do anything right lately

Posted by Scottthewolf on 22 January 2015 - 08:13 PM

I never thought it would happen, that GE would engineer their appliances so bad that the stuff is bad right out of the box. Their parts look ups are wrong these days, and disassembly is getting ridiculous and time consuming. 

 

I hate their new style dishwashers where you have to remove the door just to replace the user interface board, and who was the idiot who decided to put the main control board at the bottom of the unit?

 

No wonder the CEO Jeffrey Immelt  wanted to divest their appliance division.




#311713 Maytag Oven MEP5770AAB F1 error

Posted by Scottthewolf on 21 January 2015 - 10:41 PM

You have a bad touchpad assembly. For some reason my APP  button doesn't work.

 

Unfortunately you need to buy the whole clock assembly.  The part # is Part number: 5760M311-60

Part number: 5760M311-60




#311711 GE gas dryer Model # DPXR483GA2WW

Posted by Scottthewolf on 21 January 2015 - 10:28 PM

You have a broken belt switch, you have to open up the dryer and remove the drum to get to it. The heavy weight of the idler pulley destroys the switch. I have told GE engineers to change the switch to a normally closed switch to resolve this issue.

 

Part # is Part number: WD21X10261

Part number: WD21X10261

. They used a dishwasher door switch  for the broken belt switch, so that's why it has a dishwasher part #.







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