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Member Since 19 Jul 2005
Offline Last Active Sep 28 2014 10:51 AM

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In Topic: KM(WP) fridge 106.56536401 not producing ice

17 July 2013 - 11:42 AM

I ordered a new ice maker for my kenmore fridge (thru the Samurai web site), wife complained that she misses having ice from the fridge door.


I was not able to download the job aid, something about not enough posts since my last download.  Can this be rectified?  I wanted to determine what caused the original ice maker to fail.

In Topic: Kitchenaid Dishwasher Fire Hazard?

22 November 2012 - 09:04 AM

The thermo fuse was not tampered with and is located upstream of the door switch which did not show signs of heat. It doesn't appear to be caused by overcurrent since the Line trace did not lift nor were the relays damaged.

My guess is that the P8 connection became loose and started arching causing it to "weld" a hole in the circuit board, it even started to melt the plastic case behind it. The male spade connector coming out of the circuit board looks to be of adaquate quality, however if I was Kitchenaid I would look at the supplier of the female spade connector. The thickness of the metal and plating doesn't appear to be suitable for the application compared to the connector I used for the replacement.

In Topic: Suburban #HF50B Circuit Board

17 March 2012 - 02:59 PM

Below are photos of the circuit board:

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I will ask my sister if she can take some photos of the furnace.

Any assistance is appreciated.

In Topic: Suburban #HF50B Circuit Board

11 March 2012 - 09:46 PM

The builder of the Condo my sister lives in used an RV type of HVAC unit since it was installed in a small space near the ceiling. The $7000 included a new regular sized HVAC unit and reworking the duct work. Apparently there aren't many contactors willing to due this work since it is dirty messy job to tackle.

I did some checking of the circuit board and there is a small transformer that has the primary windings shorted. Without a schematic it would be a crapshoot to attempt a repair.

I have contacted ICM controls to see if they offer a replacement circuit board, I sent them photos of the board showing the manufacture and model number.

In Topic: Suburban #HF50B Circuit Board

05 March 2012 - 08:33 PM

It doesn't appear to be age related, the rest of the circuit board is in great shape (no yellowing or burn marks). Two of the edge connectors that fried was a jumper, the trace didn't go thru the circuitry, the third edge connector that is damaged was adjecent to the jumper traces. I suspect that what ever is connected to the other side of the jumper malfunctioned causing the edge connector to "melt".

I will try a repair on the board since I have nothing to lose.

If someone has a schematic for the Suburban furnace that would help me.

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