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#295339 Samsung Washer WF393BTPARA/A2

Posted by jlb813 on 03 June 2014 - 04:33 PM

You were right on with your answer. I went on this call today and found a broken wire at the hall sensor. The customer had replaced the motor and the control board and never noticed the broken wire. I connected the wire and it worked like a champ; however, the customer preferred I order a new harness so  I am waiting on the part to complete the job. At least they can use it while I wait on the part.

#265121 Dacor Vent System ERV36 and ERV48

Posted by jlb813 on 18 August 2013 - 12:57 PM

Thanks for all of the info/help. Just to update the status, I went on this call Friday. The unit that was not making any sound had an electrical problem with the snorkel switch plus the pin that attaches the motor to the lift arm had come out. The second unit that was making the grinding noise has a bad lift motor. The motor turns, but it cannot lift the vent. The vent can be lifted by hand, but something inside the motor is slipping and will not lift the vent. While I was there, the customer showed me a puddle of water in front of his Sub-Zero refrigerator. I found the evaporator drain in the FF compartment was clogged and cleared that for them. Just thought I would add that so that if anyone else sees that kind of problem, the evap drain would be a good place to look first.

#261720 Kenmore 30" radiant range 91195459590

Posted by jlb813 on 20 July 2013 - 09:38 PM

The bake function is not working. The door lock light flashes, but no heat. The broiler works. I suspect it has something to do with the door lock mechanism, but I don't have a wiring diagram or any other info. The customer said that she used the self clean function and it hasn't worked since. She says if she puts it back on self clean, the door lock light stays lit as if it is locked, but it does not lock and it does not heat. I am scheduled to go look at it Monday.

#253380 GE French Door Refrigerator GFSF6KKXABB

Posted by jlb813 on 30 April 2013 - 04:30 PM

Thanks for the help. It turned out that the unit was cooling fine, but the evaporator drain in the fresh food compartment was frozen and dumping water in the bottom. I cleared the drain and re-leveled the unit (it was leaning forward} and we will see if it happens again.  

#252978 Dacor Range Electric/Gas Combo ERD36SBK/LP

Posted by jlb813 on 24 April 2013 - 07:36 PM

A final update. I purchased the removal tool (Thanks Russ Tech), removed the top frame and gained access to the relay board. The relay board had a burned connection and while I was comfortable with soldering it, the customer insisted on a new board. I replaced the board and all is well. Thanks for all the help.

#249387 Everest Refrigerator ESR2

Posted by jlb813 on 02 March 2013 - 08:34 AM

Final update. After evacuating, vacuuming and recharging with 13 oz of 134A, the pressure readings dropped to 12 psi on suction side and 130 psi on high side. Additionally, both coils were cleaned. During the charging process, the condensor fan started making noise which the customer identified as the "moaning" sound she had previously heard. I replaced the fan motor, and the unit is currently operating normally. The customer says it is working the best it has worked in a long time. Thanks for your help; especially, the service manual.

#245693 Roper Dryer RED4440VQ1 Will Not Start

Posted by jlb813 on 05 January 2013 - 09:48 PM

Just to close this out, I ended up replacing the timer and the motor.


Timer part link ==> http://www.repaircli...mber=RED4440VQ1





Motor part link ==> http://www.repaircli...mber=RED4440VQ1



#245152 Roper Dryer RED4440VQ1 Will Not Start

Posted by jlb813 on 30 December 2012 - 08:43 AM

My final update. I could not figure out why the motor wouldn't run so I went through everything again. Apparently, I had a bad connection at the door switch (I had it jumpered). I probed for power to the switch, pushed the start button, and the motor started. It wouldn't cut off unless I broke the connection at the door switch, or unplugged it. Turning the timer to off had no effect. I have ordered a new timer so that should fix it.

#243890 Maytag Dryer MDE5500AYQ

Posted by jlb813 on 10 December 2012 - 10:29 AM

Thanks for all of the helpfull posts. It was in fact the vibration between the heater and the duct. I was able to fit a small piece of high temp welding frabric between the tube and the duct and the noise is gone.

#243607 Maytag Dryer MDE5500AYQ

Posted by jlb813 on 05 December 2012 - 08:28 PM

Thanks for the help guys. I will check the glides and if they are ok, I will try the other suggestions. I will post again once I finally figure it out.

#243585 Maytag Dryer MDE5500AYQ

Posted by jlb813 on 05 December 2012 - 05:43 PM

This dryer is making a loud squeaking noise. The rollers, and idler are fine. The noise is coming from the heater chamber rubbing against the inlet duct where they meet. Does anyone have a good fix for this problem? The screws that hold the heater in place are tight. It seems that as the drum turns, there is enough vibration that the two parts rub just enough to cause a loud squealing sound that is unbearable to the customer.

#232898 GE Dryer DRSR483ED1WW

Posted by jlb813 on 22 May 2012 - 09:56 PM

Thanks for all the help. I am sure these parts will fix the problem. I didn't know there were two different glides so thanks for getting me straight.

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