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DurhamAppliance

Member Since 23 Jul 2010
Online Last Active Today, 02:42 PM

#308955 Question on manually defrosting Samsung refrigerator

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 06 December 2014 - 12:17 AM

It is a set 20 minute defrost cycle or shorter, based on temps of defrost limit and thermistor. Also samsung states to wait 5 Seconds between button presses.

Remember, you are forcing defrost. This is not the same as the fridge initiating defrost on its own. When the fridge initiates defrost, when and how long is based on the fridge's adaptive defrost control routine but 20 minutes is the usual length of time for fridge defrosting since the advent of automatic defrost systems. These systems are designed to overcome normal frost buildup, not extensive buildups resulting from a defrost failure.

btw Defrosting is just a bandaid... it is not the cure for your problem. Your problem could range from a bad sensor, drainage problem, bad limit, failed evaporator cover assembly to a bad board.


#308953 >>>ELECTROLUX TECHLINE ASSISTANCE<<<Model: FLSE72GCSB

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 05 December 2014 - 11:52 PM

I have appliantolgy and the voxer group, why on earth would I need Frigidaire's "tech" line or more accurate, their flow-chart reading line? This sentiment is widespread here so you probably won't see much discussion about their subscription service.

Their manuals and wiring diagrams are easy to obtain. Being prepared prior to going out on your repair severly reduces the need for their support line. If you have to call them to ask things like "how to get into diagnostic mode" then you are not preparing yourself properly. In other words, if you can get the documentation, why spend money to just listen to someone reading the documentation back to you? Servicematters is different since it's not easy to obtain many of their manuals but now, with sevicematters, for $150 all you will get is their manuals... not technical assistance unless you pay $500. With Frigidaire, you can get their manuals for free.

But if you insist on spending your money, I'm sure someone will come along and provide that info.


#308927 >>>Amatuer Mistake on Frigidaire Gallery Dryer Rear Bearing<...

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 05 December 2014 - 08:14 PM

The first mistake was not understanding the need to be properly prepared prior to going on the repair... see http://appliantology...air-technician/


#308926 >>>ELECTROLUX TECHLINE ASSISTANCE<<<Model: FLSE72GCSB

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 05 December 2014 - 08:02 PM

Have you searched for discussions on your issue here?? Asked for help here?
Have you searched downloads or asked for manuals here on appliantology?

See http://appliantology...r-survival-kit/for Frigidaire fridge info.
To understand, find and use the sheer wealth of info on this site, take time and learn it.... watch the videos in this link..http://appliantology...-appliantology/


#308912 Maytag VMW Top Load Washer MVWC300XW0

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 05 December 2014 - 03:33 PM

Damn! Why have y'all forsaken me? I haven't met my thread deletion quota today and here y'all go running interference. And it's a thread started by one of the best techs around. Don't yall realize we get bonus points for deleting an improper thread started by a top-of-the-line tech who has been around here for a long time? And you call yourselves my brothers.. Ha!

Unless I can find another like this one (or how it was before "somebody" edited it) , by my calculations it's gonna take at least 7.5 grasshopper thread deletions just to make up what you guys cost me.

btw, to all you brothers who've had threads deleted, moved, etc by Mods, remember it aint personal, it's points. So, go ahead, keep starting threads without the model in the title, or the model and type of appliance in the manual request forum, especially those big juicy long winded multi-paragraph posts that take forever to write... come on, help a brotha out... gotta build up my score.


#308652 SAMSUNG DRYER (DV400EWHDWR/AA)

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 01 December 2014 - 10:09 PM

You are preparing in Advance! , you even got your customer to send you a picture of the dryer! That's what I'm talkin 'bout! With that attitude, you will succeed and I will go out of my way to help you however I can... but that also includes giving you grief if I even suspect shortcuts! lol


#308651 GE JTP56 Electric Double Wall Oven No Heat

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 01 December 2014 - 09:38 PM

You'll need to upgrade your membership to download it: http://apprentice.appliantology.org/


Thanks Samurai, you given me another Appliantology related song idea...
Ie "you got to get up to get down" .... lol


#308649 SAMSUNG DRYER (DV400EWHDWR/AA)

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 01 December 2014 - 09:25 PM

Cool, and the Standard disassembly manual specifically covers the model....So you have a tech sheet and disassembly manual.....does sire demand anything else? lol


#308636 What time did you guys get home on Wednesday night before Thanksgiving?

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 01 December 2014 - 07:28 PM

I done told ya how to fix it:

1-900-SAMURAI

" Hello... this.... is.... the.... Sam.... u... rai. This.... call... is... $10... per .. min....ute....How...
can....I...help....yo.......ouuu. Just... to... make.. sure... you... heard... me.... I'll re... peat.... Hello.... this... is.... the..."


#308625 What time did you guys get home on Wednesday night before Thanksgiving?

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 01 December 2014 - 06:15 PM

I lose business all the time being on the phone with another customer and missing a call. They just get someone else.


uh... if you're good, they'll wait for you (puffing chest out) lol... yeah, right.


#308600 SUMMIT REFRIGERATOR (FF1325SS)

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 01 December 2014 - 07:51 AM

and if you get the manual, upload it to the library.


#308599 Help with GE profile refrig Pds20sbsblss

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 01 December 2014 - 07:48 AM

Make sure your connections at the user interface and the door hinge are seated properly. Make sure the connectors at J4 on the board is seated properly. Check connections inside your door switch. If all check okay, and you are getting proper voltage to the interface, replace interface.


#308596 GE JTP56 Electric Double Wall Oven No Heat

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 01 December 2014 - 07:29 AM

please provide full model number that's located on the appliance not from literature.

btw A97, I cannot imagine that this double wall oven has a single thermal fuse for both ovens or that both of them blew at the same time. Without the full model number, I can't be certain.


#308587 GE JTP56 Electric Double Wall Oven No Heat

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 30 November 2014 - 10:19 PM

make sure you are getting 240vac....
First, check your breaker, then check. for proper voltage at the block.


#308581 Help with GE profile refrig Pds20sbsblss

Posted by DurhamAppliance on 30 November 2014 - 08:46 PM

added model number to title instead of deletion ... I'm still in a good mood from Thanksgiving dinner not to mention the Big Guy ran interference for you..lol





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