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Chuck Gibson

Member Since 04 Oct 2005
Offline Last Active Feb 16 2014 10:15 PM

Posts I've Made

In Topic: Which electric stove to buy?

16 February 2014 - 05:47 PM

OK. I am going with the LG mod.#LDE3035SB. It will be delivered Saturday. Praying for the best. Thanks for your input!


In Topic: Which electric stove to buy?

15 February 2014 - 11:37 PM

lol.. No prob! Please tell me about the LG brand. Why do you like it above the rest? Are there less issues with these?


In Topic: Which electric stove to buy?

15 February 2014 - 11:26 PM

Electric Double oven.


In Topic: Kenmore electric dryer shuts off

22 August 2013 - 09:24 PM

Still running great!


In Topic: Kenmore electric dryer shuts off

28 July 2013 - 09:51 PM

FIXED! Saturday morning while sipping a cup of coffee I was retesting everything that had already checked out OK. With the dryer running I was testing the voltage at the voltage block and it was showing a solid 240 volts. While I was testing it the dryer stumbled as I had described before while my test leads were still attached, the voltage dropped for a half of a second and went back to 240 as the dryer picked back up. It stumbled again with the same results. At that point I tested each side to the middle connection. One side showed a steady 120 while the other side would drop to 60 every time the dryer stumbled. I pulled the plug out of the wall slightly so I could access the prongs. I got the same results so I realized this was a power problem. I checked the breaker and it was solidly set on. I flipped it back and forth 8 or ten times just hoping to clean dirt out of it or whatever and then it showed a solid 240 volts! I bought a new breaker and replaced it and it has ran excellent ever since. It has ran at least 4 loads of clothes and went through two cycles of 60 minutes each while empty during the heat of the day.

 

I want to give a big THANKS  to all that have spent time trying to help me solve this problem!

 

What I have learned is that even if you show the correct voltage going in to a unit momentarily, don't rule out a defective breaker that is not putting out a steady voltage!



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