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#304056 Kitchenaid 36" KssP36QHS00 Seal System Leak

Posted by danoam on 24 September 2014 - 12:29 PM

I concur, heat exchanger. I always quote the whole system though.

#303604 Subzero Model 532 - Need reducing fittings for capillary tubes

Posted by danoam on 18 September 2014 - 08:15 PM

Negative. The part is available. Sub is very good about not discontinuing parts.

#301435 Built in Kitchenaid ridiculousness

Posted by danoam on 20 August 2014 - 08:41 AM

Run away!!

#301321 Sub Zero 532 thermostat adjustment "how to"

Posted by danoam on 18 August 2014 - 07:55 PM

If it works let it be, if it's broke, replace it.

#301006 SHP65T55UC: brand new bosch dishwasher leaking into pan

Posted by danoam on 14 August 2014 - 05:13 PM

Call for service, that's what warranties are for.

#299864 Scotsman Ice Maker DCE33A

Posted by danoam on 29 July 2014 - 06:34 AM

On a Scotsman, I'd be looking for a torn curtain, clogged spinner jets or a clogged drain. If it makes some cubes (there shoud be 8) but some are not fully formed, there may be a freon leak. If the hot gas valve has a round body, it could be a leaker. If I the valve is hex shaped, it probably doesn't have a leak.

#299259 Viking VUIM1531DLSS Grid Cutter wiring

Posted by danoam on 21 July 2014 - 05:26 PM

The pump does not trigger the harvest. There is a thermistor on the underside of the evaporator plat that talks to the electronic control to determine when it's time to harvest the slab. Was the pump not pumping, or was it not harvesting? It looks like the broken wire is one of the feed wires to the grid, is there a ring terminal screwed to the grid frame with no wire attached to it?

#299257 Sub Zero 642 - "Vacuum Condenser"

Posted by danoam on 21 July 2014 - 05:12 PM

Vac condenser is a generic error code that just says the unit is running too much. Could be a door not closing properly, bad light or fan switch, malfunctioning fan or incorrect fan blade spacing, refrigerant leak or an inefficient compressor. On early 600 series units, many vac condenser calls came from the gallon milk jug shelves improperly installed and holding the door open slightly.

#299255 Bad Bearings in Outer Drum, Whirlpool Duet Washer, WFW9750WL02

Posted by danoam on 21 July 2014 - 05:07 PM

I quote the customer both front and rear tub parts, as well as the inner drum to cover my own butt. If I'm taking the time and tearing into the machine like that, I'm not taking any chances of it coming back to bite me. I did have one customer who got Whirlpool to send out a complete assembly and another tech and I installed it. All we had to do was switch over the door seal, weights and pulley.

#297226 GE Monogram under counter ice maker ZDI15CBBJ Surging Noise

Posted by danoam on 25 June 2014 - 04:56 PM

Sounds like its running out of water due to a bad thermisor or control. If you unplug the evaporator thermistor, it will put the machine into a timed mode with a 25 min freeze cycle and a 5 min harvest. The machine will make ice just fine. Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk

#282570 Sub Zero 590 I/M Whats UP..

Posted by danoam on 27 January 2014 - 02:31 PM

Ice bucket switch has to be closed for IM to work. The switch is on the auger motor housing. Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk

#275249 Refrigerator Water Valve Solenoid Coils

Posted by danoam on 24 November 2013 - 12:37 PM

The ice maker coil is only designed to be energized for several seconds to fill the ice maker , while the dispenser is designed to be energized for longer durations. The icemaker valve, if energized for to long will burn out, usually in the closed position, sometimes not though. Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk

#274972 thermador prsg304 doesnt spark

Posted by danoam on 21 November 2013 - 04:52 PM

Is it just one burner or all of them. If it's one of the extra low burners, id bet it's a potentiometer. Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk

#267254 Sub Zero defrost troubleshooting

Posted by danoam on 06 September 2013 - 12:41 PM

These cal-rod heaters seldom fail, nor do terminators, if it's the original defrost timer, I'd replace it, they can stall out at times. If the drain tube is freezing up, since your unit has a drain tube too small to fish a heater through, feed a piece of copper wire as far down the drain as you can and wrap the other end around the defrost element, not a perfect fix, bit it beats a blank. Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk 2

#266254 Thermador range problems RPG364GLUS

Posted by danoam on 28 August 2013 - 03:41 PM

I don't think I've ever seen both solenoids fail at the same time. My money would have been on the pots it the simmer controller. I've Found the best thing for removing seized venturis. And I've done a lot of them, is a step drill, I also set a roll of duct tape around where I'm drilling to control the chips. I then reassemble with anti-seize. Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk 2

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