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Adirondack Bob

Member Since 18 Nov 2005
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#325123 Upgraded to the latest forum software version- the bug hunt is on!

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 22 July 2015 - 10:04 PM

I haven't been around too much in the last couple weeks. Busy camping and working.


I come back and the Site is LIGHTNING FAST!!!

#317769 Maytag Model # MAH21PDDWW Coin Op washer problem!

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 14 April 2015 - 03:04 PM

Once you open that Service Door EVERYTHING about that washer can be changed.


I just uploaded the Service Manual:



#317700 Maytag Model # MAH21PDDWW Coin Op washer problem!

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 13 April 2015 - 07:26 PM

Open up the Service Door with the key. The Display will now show 6XX (the X= vend price- for example 607 would be $1.75) Press the Permanent Press key to increase vend price- up to 99 quarters.

#317671 Speed Queen 18lb Front Load Drainage Issues (FTSA1A)

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 13 April 2015 - 07:11 AM

Link to Service Manual in the Downloads forum:



#316975 how do i access the element? fase7073lao

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 03 April 2015 - 08:21 PM





Posted by Adirondack Bob on 11 October 2014 - 12:35 AM

I second PDuff : Speed Queen

#298130 "Hey, I just fixed that guy's.........."

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 07 July 2014 - 11:31 PM

What am I talking about says Applianceman97  Back in the Day  my generation.

"People try to put us down... tttttalking 'bout my ggggeneration...."


Durham, I am starting to hear... "If the Who were Appliance Repairmen...."

#296448 With Just A Few of Us ie Grover Washinton, Bill Withers and KURTIUSINTERUPPTU...

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 15 June 2014 - 10:42 PM

Great Job Kurt!

#294818 Whirlpool Fridge M# GD25DFXFN02

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 28 May 2014 - 10:48 PM



Went back out on this a couple days ago. Both compartments warm. I opened the Fridge door and just barely touched the Thermostat Control and the Compressor fired right up. Bingo! Replaced the Thermostat Control and all is well again.


Thank You For The Help! Bob

#292631 Roughneck Home Trolley Moving Set

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 03 May 2014 - 08:53 PM

Searching for "Appliance Movers" in Google I found this:





Scroll down for short video.


Whatya Think?


ps. Samurai, I can already hear "Clang, clang, clang..."  in my head!

#291045 GE Dryer M# DPXR473EW0AA

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 17 April 2014 - 10:18 AM



I found one of the Heater Coils broken. You guys nailed it!!

#289785 Frigidaire F/L Washer M# FAFW4011LW0

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 03 April 2014 - 08:42 AM



This Washer actually has a Main Control Board also. I replaced that board and the washer is up and running again! Thank You!

Part number: AP5628492

Part number: AP5628492

#270018 NO More Frigidaire Warranty Slave Work

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 03 October 2013 - 09:13 AM

Thanks John, That description was more than expected by far, Thank You! My business is chugging along and most of the time I am as busy as I want to be. A few weeks during this past summer I was too busy and was getting home after 8:00pm. One week I worked all seven days to keep up. Now it is slowing down and I always wonder why.


I have 2 Lowes and 2 Home Depots within a half hour on either side of me, so I am betting that the LG work would be fairly large should I take them on. I will take the info they send me and read it and sit on it for a while.


I have been in the Laundromat business with my father for the past 23 years and also service a few laundromats and 2 Rehab Centers/Nursing Homes that have Alliance products, so I decided to a become a Speed Queen home warranty servicer mainly to have access to all the commercial information. I am not anticipating a lot of calls from them because there is only one place near me that sells them and they are a "self servicing dealer". I have not been out on a warranty call yet, but the company is VERY good at replying to any questions that I have had by email or by phone. In this day and age, I cannot believe why people wont respond to phone messages or emails. I had a meeting with the Regional Service Manager for Wascomat a couple of weeks ago about becoming a second servicer for my area. The original servicer is booked about 10 days out and cannot get to some places fast enough. He told me to call the parts department to get set up for a discount, but I have called THREE times since a week ago Monday and no one has called me back! I may just decide that they need me more than I need them. We'll see.


Thank You, Bob

#261100 Today's appliance engineers should be forced to work on the stuff they de...

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 14 July 2013 - 09:07 PM

A few weeks ago I attended Marcone Training on the Samsung Dishwasher. When the Trainer pulled the kick panel off, I could not believe my eyes. NOTHING was accessible! No water valve, no drain pump, nothing! To service this D/W it had to be pulled from its installation.


That started the discussion of "after all these years of complaining, the manufacturers are still not listening to a word that the Servicers in the field are saying."

#251605 GE Microwave M# CSA1201RSS01

Posted by Adirondack Bob on 04 April 2013 - 08:07 PM

Update: Replaced Touch Panel today and micro. is back up and running.


Thanks Cactus Bob for nailing this one!!


And Thanks Samurai for remembering. Pretty sure this was in the GE class at ASTI. And you were right, they didn't want to hear that they can't cook Linguine on the RF anymore...However, I pointed out that LF burner was the largest burner on the range and would work better at bringing water to a boil.


Thank You, Bob

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