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Samurai Appliance Repair Man

Member Since 21 Mar 2005
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#224712 Maytag MSD2641KEW Refrigerator with erratic temperature control

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 21 February 2012 - 07:26 PM

This isn't in the garage is it?


Wisdom! Let us attend! I believe our Sublime brother has divined the problem ==> http://appliantology...-the-beer-cold/


#224710 Amana range M/N AGR5835QDS temp way too high

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 21 February 2012 - 07:07 PM

It's common for these oven sensors to check good at room temp but to wonk out at working temps. They can open. They can also give a non-linear response at higher temps which would account for the oven cycling at the higher temperature than the one set on the control. A bad control can cause this, too, but without the tech data on the innards of the control, we don't really have a way of determining that analytically so we have go in from the back door and deduce it. You can heat the sensor to a known temperature on a electric skillet and check resistance. Or, for $30, replace the silly thing and be done with it ==> http://www.repaircli...Number=74004944


#224707 GE pss26mstass fridge with no freezer door operation

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 21 February 2012 - 06:49 PM

The voltage for the dispenser water solenoid and the crush/cube solenoid come from the muthaboard. Get the minimanual from underneath the fridge and dust off your meter and do some voltage checks. If you can't find the minimanual that came with the fridge, you can borrow mine, just be sure to return it...




#224597 Maytag MSD2641KEW Refrigerator with erratic temperature control

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 20 February 2012 - 08:24 PM

Part link to cold control ==> http://www.repaircli...mber=MSD2641KEW


#224550 Frigidaire Refrigerator FRT21H7ASB5 - Not getting cold...ticking noise?

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 20 February 2012 - 02:11 PM

Moved from the Laundry to the Kitchen forum.


#224549 Maytag Performa electric dryer pye2300aye heating element stays too hot

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 20 February 2012 - 02:10 PM

Maytag Performa dryer service manual ==>


#224547 Bosch SHV6803 not heating water - how to get to control module

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 20 February 2012 - 02:04 PM

For other, non-Apprentices coming along later and reading this, you can download the Official Bosch Dishwasher Training manual here ==>


#224542 Admiral Dryer AED4475TQ1

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 20 February 2012 - 01:30 PM

Posting the part link to the timer for others coming along later and reading this excellent topic ==> Timer


#224539 Maytag Bravo washer MVWX600XW0 makes clacking noise but won't run

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 20 February 2012 - 01:19 PM

The Bravos model MVWX600XW0 of topic is not that kind of Bravos. It's a VMW mechanism, the basket does not float and requires a spanner wrench to remove.


Domo, Dado-- I didn't pull the diagrams on this one before I posted.

James, I have several posts on this washer in my blog that you'll want to peruse:

Whirlpool Vertical Modular Washer (VMW), United Servicers Regional Training in Albany, NY (especially the comments on this post)

How to enter diagnostic mode, decipher error codes & check the control board in a Whirlpool Vertical-Modular washer (VMW)

How to replace the lid switch in a Whirlpool VMW washer


#224538 GE Refrigerator Bad Compressor?

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 20 February 2012 - 01:11 PM

Not looking good for the home team. :boohoo:

But before we sing Amazing Grace, post a photo of the entire evaporator coil after the fridge has been running for a while. Need to see the entire frost pattern.


#224535 Jenn-Air 48600P oven won't heat...AHA!

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 20 February 2012 - 01:04 PM

ethanb, for sharing the saga of your repair battle and including a photo of the battlefield in which you earned your stripes, you have been promoted to Merit Apprentice Appliantologist together with all the rights and privileges thereof. Kanpai! :samurai:


#224485 Maytag 70's model HA108 Washer squeals after spin and wobbles during spin

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 19 February 2012 - 10:12 PM

The excessive tub motion is probably worn damper pads ==> Tub Wear Pad

The screeching at the end of the spin cycle is a symptom of a dry brake. The brake can be lubricated without removing it from the washer:


To lubricate brake:

1 Disconnect the electrical supply to the
washer.

2. Put tub block in tub and lay washer back
far enough to get to the pulley and brake.

3. Block left front leg to prevent washer
from falling.

4. Squirt about one tablespoon of power
unit oil, Maytag Part No. 56080, over lip
of brake package. An oil squirt can works
very well (or take pulley off.)

5. Turn the pulley on the shaft until the
brake is disengaged. With the brake
disengaged, the oil will run under the
brake lining. Turn the pulley several
times to insure proper lubrication.


#224477 GE Dishwasher. MDL GLD4550R08CS. Taking 4 hours to run through every cycle? A...

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 19 February 2012 - 08:27 PM

So he calls GE engineers-they finally narrow down a new board for me, I ask if the diagram has a temp sensor on the CN7 peg-he's not sure.
So here I am with a special order, non returnable part. Does any one else have any insight into this? Do you think it is a board issue? Machine fills, runs, drains and heater comes on (when?-not too sure) but definatly at some points. But D/W runs forever........HELP please.


Special order? This board? ==> Main Control Board

Fun Fact to Know and Tell: All parts ordered thru this site can be returned for 365-days, even electrical parts that were installed and, yes, even special order parts. :thumbsup: :dazzler: :blinky: :rocker:


#224475 Very Warm Beer (+Turkey) with very cold Freezer - GE Profile PDS22SBRALSS

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 19 February 2012 - 08:21 PM

Well, we have a 5-page topic going here jam-packed with historical repair info. It would be helpful if you would take a moment and list the actions taken and parts replaced so far in a tight, succinct format so anyone can come along and catch up to speed at a glance. Something like this format would be most expeditious:

ACTIONS:
- blippety blop
- flippety flop
- etc.

PARTS REPLACED:
- thingamabob
- whatchahoozit
- etc.

=============

Separate question: Have you replaced already the temperature control board in the control panel? ==> http://www.repaircli...5X10340/1092847


#224473 Samsung RS2630SH/XAA wont make ice

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on 19 February 2012 - 07:44 PM

Need an accurate measurement of the freezer temp because the icemaker won't make ice unless the i/m sensor sees a temp less than 1.5F for 5 minutes. And you can't tell the difference by feel between 2F and 1.5F. It's possible there's still a temperature control problem in the freezer.

This icemaker comes in two parts:
the flex mold ==> Ice Tray

and the control module head w/ sensor ==> Control Module

When you say you replaced the icemaker, which part did you replace? Part number?

Here's the thumbnail run-down from the Fast Track Manual on how the icemaker works:

FLEX TRAY Ice Makers
When the initial power is applied, the ice tray will stand by for 2 hours. After the 2-hour standby time, the Ice Maker Sensor will check
the temperature , when it is lower than 1.5␣ for more than 5 minutes, it will do a harvest, with or without ice in the tray, then fill with water. 58 minutes after water is supplied to the Ice Tray, the Ice Maker Sensor temperature will be checked. When the Ice Maker Sensor maintains lower than 1.5␣ for 5 minutes, it completes the harvest (if the ice bin is not sensed as full). Thermistor senses temperature to determine water fill on newer units Filling the tray After the water fill is completed, the ice maker sensor will evaluate the water volume one and a half minutes later. When it detects no or low water level, it will add more water. First supply time will be 1.5 sec, next one will be 1 sec and the last will be 2 sec.


The other thing that will prevent a harvest is if the board senses that the ice bin is full (even though it may not be).

Both the service manual and the Fast Track manual are in the Downloads section of this site ==> http://appliantology...0-tech-manuals/

You'll need to become an Apprentice to download them ==> Apprenticeship





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