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#278997 LG Double Oven F19 - can't use both ovens at the same time - Model LWD3081ST

Posted by Ritz on 26 December 2013 - 10:38 PM

It was a thermal fuse.  


Once I got it apart I could see it was melted a bit.

Many thanks!

#278996 Kenmore Elite (Samsung) Refrigerator 401.41003010 Display screen locked

Posted by Ritz on 26 December 2013 - 10:13 PM

Thank you for posting the helpful info.  Yes I found Display Reset Button.  It was not set to lock.  I pushed the reset button.  Even took the display off the freezer door shook it and danced on it with my clogs.  Still locked.  I've parted ways with the customer due to his "frugality" 

#274558 Kenmore Elite (Samsung) Refrigerator 401.41003010 Display screen locked

Posted by Ritz on 17 November 2013 - 09:08 AM

Was able to get the screen off via some hidden locking tabs on the underside of the dispenser area.  

The customer decided not to move forward with the repair at this time.  The screen part number is here:


#272144 Subzero door dispenser issues 695/F2 model will not dispense ice or water

Posted by Ritz on 25 October 2013 - 05:33 AM

Hello all.  

Thanks for your help and tips!  Installed SubZero Part Number 4204560 Non-Delay Dispenser Assembly and water and ice dispensed on command!


Many Thanks!

#269416 GE Profile JT95250K4SS Double Oven - bottom door locks while in use

Posted by Ritz on 26 September 2013 - 12:39 AM

Thank you for all of your comments and help.  


The F9 code for this particular model is a stalled cooling/circulation fan. (the Samurai is always right!)


Sure enough after further investigation the lower oven cooling fan was seized.  


I replaced the fan - although hard to do - took both doors off -  pulling the oven all the way out - disconnecting the pig tail (not long enough) - lots of screws etc.  

All is back to normal.  Thank you for all of your input and help.  




#264952 Amana Washer ALW8800AW tripping the breaking instantly.

Posted by Ritz on 16 August 2013 - 03:43 PM

Thanks for direction I should start it.
The run capacitor by the motor had fallen out if the clamp and the terminals were sparking on the clamp, thus tripping the breaker.
Easy fix, resecured the capacitor and it worked fine.

#264915 WP Electric Dryer Heating Element Comes on Dead Otherwise WED5310SQ0

Posted by Ritz on 16 August 2013 - 08:11 AM

Thank you the fix on this was a new thermal fuse:



And the heating element was grounded so that was replaced also. 



Many Thanks!

#253227 Maytag washer MAVT23AWW belt burning up

Posted by Ritz on 28 April 2013 - 08:46 AM

Everything checked out between the motor pulley, trans pulley, no clothes between the tubs. New belt installed no complaints yet.

#250521 LG DW LDF9810ST No Power

Posted by Ritz on 20 March 2013 - 11:38 AM

Just simply creating an account with Repair Clinic. i.e. email address and password - gives a me 15% discount. I've found that with electronics their prices are very competive with Marcone and other wholesale suppliers. It's also comforting to know you can return any board or electronics that are bad or didn't fix your repair no questions asked. I'd price shop any electronics your are looking for and compare with Repair Clinic vs. wholesale supplieers. I'll think you'll be pleasantly surprised.

#239912 Defrost problem - water freezing in freezer bottom, leaking to the outside

Posted by Ritz on 29 September 2012 - 02:32 PM

The entire area where the drain hole is- to the left and to the right of the hole needs to be completely clear of any ice. the hole may be clear but water that is melting off of the evaporator is dripping over onto the floor of the freezer.
Make sure there is no ice at all and this should solve it. You can also pour a bit of hot water down the drain hole to make sure it is in fact clear.

#233621 Kenmore 13742k601 Leaking

Posted by Ritz on 03 June 2012 - 07:32 AM

Take all the advice from the experts above.
Sometimes removing the front panel, taking a comfy seat on the floor (don't take a coffee break or you may miss it leak) and running the dishwasher can reveal its leaky source.

#233617 Kenmore Model 90 Dryer Shuts Down

Posted by Ritz on 03 June 2012 - 07:22 AM

Is there something stuck in the drum?

Take a look around for any foreign objects.

Inspect all the moving parts by removing the drum. You can watch the video on the idler pulley for dis-assembly

Idler pulley: http://www.repaircli...er=110.96593230
Drum rollers: http://www.repaircli...er=110.96593230
Blower wheel: http://www.repaircli...er=110.96593230

The motor can be failing. Try running the motor with the belt removed. Does it still shut down with the belt disconnected?
Motor: http://www.repaircli...er=110.96593230

#232029 Kenmore Washer blowing breaker

Posted by Ritz on 08 May 2012 - 09:15 PM

The sock jumps in the pump from going over the top. Watch the pump as they a tendancy to leak after stress is placed on them


#231717 Defrost problem with Ge Fridge GSS20ietebb

Posted by Ritz on 05 May 2012 - 06:16 PM

I know you can visually see the old style thermistors with the black foam puffing out the back. Does it have that? If so you definitely want to replace all the thermistors.

#231585 Maytag MAV3905AWW Washer

Posted by Ritz on 03 May 2012 - 07:34 PM

I agree with the previous post if in fact what you describe in your second post then it's does indeed sound like a bad transmission. You can check it by removing the pulley from the bottom and turning the transmission shaft by hand. If it makes a loud clicking/grinding/friction noise then you'll need a new washer.

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