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Offline Last Active Apr 09 2015 07:35 PM

#317366 Eletrolux EW30DS65GS7 dual fuel oven F10 runaway temp

Posted by kdog on 08 April 2015 - 11:47 PM

You may not need the board, check on the back of the oven (from the rear (cover removed) the small wiring running to the temp sensor had a small thermostat in the circuit, which has a small red reset button on it. This thermostat may have tripped during a clean cycle or long bake cycle.

#317065 Bosch SHX46A05UC/30 does not enter cycles

Posted by kdog on 05 April 2015 - 12:12 AM

How do you know it heats? Shouldn't heat unless water is flowing through the circulation pump as it activates a heat switch.

#317064 Hook up RO system to regular faucet?

Posted by kdog on 05 April 2015 - 12:06 AM

It is conditioned (softened) water that is caustic to metals (eg water heater) - RO water should not be an issue. You cannot share the dispenser faucet with the raw water faucet as that would defeat the purpose, how would the faucet determine whether to allow RO water or raw water to flow?

#317063 Samsung RM255lashp Section designations

Posted by kdog on 04 April 2015 - 11:56 PM

No, the missing segment of the digit is actually the failure code - you need to get the mfrs diagnostic info to decipher (or a model with same control)

#317062 Old Skol Whirlpool LAF5500W1 washer rebuild

Posted by kdog on 04 April 2015 - 11:37 PM

Aarrggghh! Can't seem to edit my post from my mobile device, the above line about the transmission shaft should read " let's the shaft drop too far". The 285203 beg kit is for the portable machines, 285134 is for all the others. Also it is normal for the trans to drip while the machine is tipped over because there is a vent hole in the case.
I have rebuilt way more of these machines than I could care to admit to, brings back many memories of a much better time.

#317061 Old Skol Whirlpool LAF5500W1 washer rebuild

Posted by kdog on 04 April 2015 - 11:28 PM

The installation tool came with several mandrels for installing the top bearing, depending on the style and length of spin tube etc.(still have one in my garage). Some units from the late '80s had a flaw in the transmission ball that would cause a weak spin (serial range DE to DJ), the ball would wear flat and allow the shaft to from too far so make sure your thrust ball does not have a flat side. Water leaking into gearcase was usually caused by failure of the small seal in the top of the spin tube and allow water to seep down the gearcase shaft. If the outer bearing seal leaked, it would soak the brake disc on the basket drive and leave a telltale brown streak around the inside of the cabinet.

#311084 will not spin

Posted by kdog on 12 January 2015 - 10:09 PM

Could be a bad capacitator, if you allow the cycle to advance on it's own, does the motor pause when switching from drain to spin ?

#278761 LG GR-K24PR

Posted by kdog on 24 December 2013 - 06:41 AM

Also, the diagram is for a PTC relay, but that compressor is using an open coil magnetic relay

#278757 LG GR-K24PR

Posted by kdog on 24 December 2013 - 04:26 AM

Something ain't right here, diagram shows the red belongs on a start capacitor but your compressor looks like it has been replaced at some point, and a non-capacitor compressor was used.  The upside down configuration is ok as long as the pins measure out ok, you need to measure continuity between the 3 pins and to ground to rule out an electrically failed compressor.

#278756 ASKO Condensor Dryer T721 art# 10772110 - Replacing front bearing wheels and...

Posted by kdog on 24 December 2013 - 04:14 AM

You can add the pdf files by adding it to the potluck supper in the downloads section, or fax it to the Samurai and he'll git 'er dunn

#278755 Kenmore Softener 625.348491 resin replacement

Posted by kdog on 24 December 2013 - 03:52 AM

Gravel bases have not been used for a number of years.  If your resin is not caked, you are likely wasting your hundred bucks. If you do, make sure you don't fill the resin tank completely - the 13 inches of freeboard is required.

When you receive your lower distributor, check the length against the old one as the replacements are all one length and may need to be cut to the proper length. I always seal the bottom area where the foot valve connects to the tube with silicone (and allow to cure) this will prevent it from twisting and opening up to allow beads to enter.

To push the valve down into ghe resin, connect a bose to a faucet and run the water into the middle of the tube as you push it down - that will alow the valve to push through the resin without damage.

The nozzle venturi assembly should be replaced as the washers inside compress and reduce suction during brine draw.

#278754 GE-based Reverse Osmosis System - Tank doesn't fill

Posted by kdog on 24 December 2013 - 03:39 AM

As a rule, the check valve is built into the membrane housing - be certain that the membrane is installed in the right direction

#278753 GE-based Reverse Osmosis System - Tank doesn't fill

Posted by kdog on 24 December 2013 - 03:34 AM

You need to have your tank to atmospheric pressure (14.7 psi) - drain the tank completey, then depress valve for a minute, the static pressure in the room will fill the area between the bladder and tank, then when the tank (bladder) is full - the atmospheric pressure will act as a cushion to dispense water.   The unit will take up to 24 hours to fill the tank, so a gallon or so will be available. If you require more than this, fill a container and refrigerate and repeat process.  while the unit is processing, you will hear a slow dribble of water down the drain

#278665 Maytag DW Model# MDB5600AWW: Black particles inside tub and getting on dishes.

Posted by kdog on 22 December 2013 - 09:34 PM

Could indeed be the heating element, those had a recall a few years back to have the element replaced - if it was done, a green dot sticker should have been applied to the model tag

#278662 DD603 not draining - have already replaced hose

Posted by kdog on 22 December 2013 - 09:23 PM

You could try swapping the rotor with the lower drawer to test, often the upper drawer gets used much more than lower and thus greater wear. Also check the Y connector that gangs the 2 drain hoses into house drain, could be sagging and partially blocked if not secured well.

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