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#255937 Whirlpool Range Fault code F5

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 25 May 2013 - 04:58 PM

I've heard, if the loss of neutral is the power company's fault,

then they are responsible for the repairs / replacement of devices ..

unless it was from an electrical storm (act of God)


This is correct, and many people do not know this.  I ran across this post by accident and figured I'd chime in.  If the grounded conductor goes you now have a series circuit between the 2 hots shooting voltages around 160-180. 

#255866 GE Defrost

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 25 May 2013 - 08:41 AM

 Hello again. All the parts were replaced and it still is iced up. When I went into the self-diognosis test the display will not respond. Could this be the problem?


By the way you wrote this I have to ask, did anyone ever manually defrost the coils? 

#255730 GE front load washer pump won't turn on

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 23 May 2013 - 06:15 PM

Update: Upon further inspection, I noticed a coin lodged down inside the old pump.  I cleared the coin out, reinstalled the old pump, and now it works. Thanks for your help.


Why didn't the new pump work?

#247965 Changing plug on dryer

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 07 February 2013 - 06:59 PM

Do it properly and change the outlet in the wall.

Be careful with this.  What if it's aluminum wire and he uses an outlet that is not rated for aluminum?  What if the wire size is too big for the rating of a 30a dryer outlet? 

#247964 Changing plug on dryer

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 07 February 2013 - 06:56 PM

What size wire is in the basement where the electric stove used to be?  How many wires, 3 or 4?  Copper or aluminum?

#244683 Van Inventory

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 22 December 2012 - 02:25 PM

I just bought my 1st service van.  I have been working out of a small pickup for 1.5 years now, the length of time I have had my company. 


Here's the deal:


My pickup stayed in a mess.  I had parts in a big black weatherproof box in the back, parts in the passenger seat, parts in the truck toolbox, and often accumulated a part or two in my toolbag. 


I could almost never find what I was looking for.  I have a van now, more parts, and probably more mess.  I'm hoping to deal with the problem a little better now that I have more room.  No more excuses.


Instead of running to the supply house when I need a part I might have on the van, I want to know what exactly IS on the van


I was wondering if there was a device that was just for inventory.  What I would like to do (there are only so many bins on the van) is keep track of what I have with this "device".  I'm gonna organize my parts the best I can, but before I spend 5 or 10 mins looking for a part I'd like to open the device, punch in the part number, and see if it's on the van or not.


Is there any such device?  I know a laptop would work but it's a pain to drag out of the case, keep the battery charged, etc.  I'm looking for a lazy way out.


Pen and paper is a better possibility that a laptop IMO. 


Any ideas or do any such devices exist?




Oh, and I also had parts in a spare bedroom, in the garage, in the shop, and under the couch.  Confusion abound!

#244506 MVWC200XW1 Maytag Centennial Washer

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 19 December 2012 - 05:00 PM

For the record...


I couldn't even get it to go into diagnostics mode.




As I was pulling the washer away from the wall to get more working room to get to the control board I noticed black power like stuff on the floor. 

I also noticed a nut on the floor.


So I tilted the washer up and saw that the belt had become lodged between the pulley and the plastic cover.  The nut had come off the pulley and the pulley had slid down binding the belt.


I put the nut back on, put the belt and cover back on, and all works.


I'm left wondering why the nut came off.

#242398 kenmore electric range

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 13 November 2012 - 06:03 PM

As kdog said, replace the cap control.

#242396 Bosch Dishwasher SHE46C06UC/36

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 13 November 2012 - 05:57 PM

Just an update. The control board was not putting out 120 to the heater and was visibly burnt. Thanks for the help.

#236641 Frigidaire AGQ7000ES0

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 22 July 2012 - 07:32 AM

It looks like we have 2 different manuals. I have 5995456869. I will email it to you guys and you can determine what to do with it. Thanks. I'm pretty sure the problem is the main control board. I have not been to the house yet but according to what the customer told me thats what it sounds like. After a lightning storm the dryer will not do anything. I'm assuming its completely dead. Just wanted a manual in case I get there and it's doing something different than what I was told.

#235675 LG Front Load Washer WM2277HW

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 06 July 2012 - 04:35 PM

Shipping pins were installed prior to move.

I replaced the stator that also included a new sensor. All is working now. The customer wanted to replace both. Worked for me.


#230787 GI5SVAXVL00 Whirlpool Gold Refrigerator

Posted by jkirksey1889 on 23 April 2012 - 04:30 PM

I like to scream when I see one of these but it doesnt do any good.

And I want to again say thanks to everyone here. I really appreciate this board.

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