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Member Since 01 Feb 2007
Offline Last Active Dec 23 2014 06:51 PM

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Maytag VMW Top Load Washer MVWC300XW0

03 December 2014 - 07:33 PM

Maytag VMW Top Load Washer Model # MVWC300XW0 Serial # C12321403


Unit was making a horrible grinding noise in agitation only.  I replaced the gearcase, shift actuator, and the drive pulley/splotch kit. The new gearcase made an even louder grinding noise  during agitation than the old one.  This being a third party warranty call, the so called new gearcase was a reconditioned gearcase.  I thought Whirlpool said these gearcases were non repairable? 


What do you think the chance is the so called "reconditioned" gearcase was bad?  I replaced everything in the washer that would cause this grinding noise but the agitator, because I have yet to see a bad agitator make this much noise. Has anyone ever run into this before?

What time did you guys get home on Wednesday night before Thanksgiving?

28 November 2014 - 07:56 PM

I'm just curious  what time you guys got home Wednesday night before Thanksgiving. I got home around 9 PM because I had a lot of time consuming calls that could have waited until after Thanksgiving.

Kitchen Aid Built in refrigerator model # KSSS42DAW01

01 July 2014 - 10:44 PM

I don't know what the issue is with this refrigerator, the unit is not self defrosting.

I've replaced the defrost timer with part Part number: 2183400

Part number: 2183400
and the defrost thermostat part Part number: 4387499

Part number: 4387499
. When I manually advance the defrost timer to defrost mode, the defrost heater comes on and does it's job, but it won't come out of defrost mode on it's own.

Am I correct that the #2183400 defrost timer is not the "flying lead" timer and that no wiring modifications are necessary? I think I just got a bad defrost timer out of the package. Anybody else have any ideas or suggestions on this issue?

Really GE? WTF?

25 June 2014 - 11:13 PM

GE SXS built in refrigerator Model # ZISB48DYA,  evaporator is up in the ceiling of the freezer compartment and to get to it you must remove 4 panels and a million screws.  then it's got a styrafoam block under the evaporator with a metal drain pan attached to it.   Defrost thermostat is all the way in the back of the evaporator along with the evaporator fan delay thermostat,   To replace the defrost thermostat and the defrost heater you practically have to stand in the freezer compartment with your head under the evaporator. 


Manually defrosting this unit is a no no. If you aren't using a light wheile you're doing it you can't see what you're doing and if you are, the defrost water is going to land right on your light. 


Seriously GE, who the hell puts the evaporator in the ceiling of the freezer compartment?   I'd hate to have to do an evaporator replacement on this model, there is no room for your torch.

Samsung Washer Model # WF331ANW/XAA

19 June 2014 - 10:52 PM

Ok, John63, I need your help.  


I replaced the hall sensor for the machine counting down too fast to the end of the cycle in spin.  It jumps from 5 minutes to 1 minute in the spin cycle.  I wanted to change the main PCB in the console too, but according to my parts supplier, the part # is DC92-00255A, which I know is incorrect because the digital display is on the right of the control panel, not above the cycle selector dial in the middle. According to Sears, they can't find parts for this model.  I am no longer an authorized servicer for Samsung, so I have no access to the GSPN website. 


Am I on the right track replacing the hall sensor and the main PCB, or should I be replacing the motor PCB in the bottom of the machine in the rear for this problem of counting down too fast in the spin cycle? I am not getting any error codes at all either.



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