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Offline Last Active Aug 29 2015 12:24 PM

#327653 Dryer vented underground in dirt

Posted by Scottthewolf on 27 August 2015 - 11:17 PM

Just when I think I've seen everything, yesterday I was out on a dryer for  a totally blocked airflow.


The vent hose was full of water and lint and was vented underground to the dirt with no access to the outside of vent.


#327367 no ice calls

Posted by Scottthewolf on 23 August 2015 - 10:08 AM

The customers don't like it when I give them the bill.  They think just because they paid $2,000 or more for a refrigerator, they should not be having all these problems.

#327281 no ice calls

Posted by Scottthewolf on 21 August 2015 - 09:50 PM

I think the manufacturers are out to make our job a living hell  by trying to overengineer and complicate all the appliances out there even when they don't need to be reengineered. Like WTF is with all the icemakers in the freezer doors and stuff?

#327278 Whirlpool cabrio model wtw1640xw3 won't spin out towels

Posted by Scottthewolf on 21 August 2015 - 09:40 PM

This needs to be moved to the laundry forum.

#327269 GE monogram 48" Md# ZISS488DCASS built in

Posted by Scottthewolf on 21 August 2015 - 08:36 PM

Last one of these I did it was the defrost thermostat. I had to have them turn off the unit for a couple of days to defrost it because I wasn't going to deal with water dripping all over me. STUPID design to have the evaporator hang from the ceiling.

#326415 FRIGIDAIRE Side-by-Side Refrigerator Not Cold

Posted by Scottthewolf on 08 August 2015 - 10:55 AM

Did you pull the evaporator cover in the freezer to see if you have a no defrost problem and if the evaporator fan is working?

#326412 Access to drain pump on a Whirlpool Duet model # WFW95HEXW0

Posted by Scottthewolf on 08 August 2015 - 10:34 AM

Those of you who do warranty work for any of the manufacturers who eliminated the bottom front access panel on their washers, make sure you charge your customers for the extra labor to remove the dryer from the washer and have the customer complain to the manufacturer for eliminating the bottom front access panels. THEN, maybe the manufacturers will get a clue!

#324669 Maytag Centennial MVWC360AW0 WILL NOT FINISH CYCLE

Posted by Scottthewolf on 16 July 2015 - 11:22 PM

Also make sure it has good water pressure for the final rinse. They all use cold rinses, if it doesn't fill with water fast enough the electronic control will give up and shut the machine down.

#324466 Maytag Centennial MVWC360AW0 WILL NOT FINISH CYCLE

Posted by Scottthewolf on 15 July 2015 - 03:30 AM

I am not a fan of these so called "energy saving" machines.


I have had a lot of these machines with the F7 E1 error codes. The majority of them have been the shift actuator, but not always.

#323305 GE dryer heating after timer shut off

Posted by Scottthewolf on 28 June 2015 - 06:41 PM

Yes, check the heater for the element touching bare metal.

#322861 Bosch dishwasher Model SHU4022UC/U06 STUMPER

Posted by Scottthewolf on 21 June 2015 - 11:40 PM

These dishwashers have a float switch in the base ,if the base is still full of water, no water will enter the machine.

#322858 The lady of the house asks" Do you have protection?"

Posted by Scottthewolf on 21 June 2015 - 11:17 PM

Most of the time, I have the opposite problem. Some of my customer's houses are so filthy dirty, I am the one that needs protection. The kind of house where you get full of dog fur, cat fur, smell like a cat litter box and on top of it you feel like you took a bath in melted popsicle juice.

#317660 Frigidaire Refrigerator Model #FRS6R5ESBH

Posted by Scottthewolf on 13 April 2015 - 01:01 AM

This should solve your problem, ouch on the price of the part. Again , the APP button isn't working.
Part #
Part number: 5304482075

Part number: 5304482075

#317452 SHE45M02UC/48 Bosch dishwasher drain problems

Posted by Scottthewolf on 09 April 2015 - 08:15 PM

It's very common for the impeller of these pumps to come loose off of the motor shaft. It looks like it works when the unit is run dry, but if it has water to pump out, the motor may run, but the impeller won't move.

#315096 Frigidaire Model 417.39012890, door lock assembly

Posted by Scottthewolf on 09 March 2015 - 04:24 PM

Wiring harness is only needed if the wire connectors don't fit the new door lock assembly.

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