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#324822 Cabrio Basket Removal on the Cheap

Posted by Patricio on 18 July 2015 - 10:53 PM

I was a naysayer at first.  Did not do but a couple.  then I lassoed one that was a real back twister son of a beach.  I ordered one had it snappy quick & finished the job nursing my back.   Since then I have several occasions pulling the tub not only for a bearing job, but just to pull it to clean out the sump coin catcher for non draining issues.   Money well spent plus I saved my  back for my baby.


The jack and blocks tool set up is like taking your car to a shade tree mechanic with the chain hoist hanging from a tree branch.  Thank you Maytag 1

#324713 Whirlpool Gold SxS Refrigerator GSF26C4EXY02

Posted by Patricio on 17 July 2015 - 09:52 AM

Explains the theory.  And after 36 minutes if I have no voltage to the IM I can rule the optics are defective.   Some way to determine if one or the other is toast.  They are not available as a kit containing both boards rather as pricey individual boards.


Thanks Whirlpool for another over engineered expensive land fill box.  


And thank you Samurai for the service pointer.

#322260 Samsung RFG237AARS/XAA we keep getting the wrong part,

Posted by Patricio on 12 June 2015 - 09:32 PM

What's the update on this other topic: http://appliantology...ew-board/page-2

We are all in suspense over this unfinished topic

#322258 Samsung WF330ANB/XAA Error codes LE,ND and OE

Posted by Patricio on 12 June 2015 - 09:21 PM


#321914 Smart Watch Camera App

Posted by Patricio on 09 June 2015 - 08:15 AM

That is kool.    I would have broke that watch by now.    Can,t help it I am rough on watches.

#320712 photos of things i see onsite

Posted by Patricio on 25 May 2015 - 09:05 AM

(Freezer pics)  So that's where they put Jimmy Hoffa!!

Betcha not half the appliantologists here know who Jimmy Hoffa was

#320663 Samsung Ice Maker replacement RSG257AARS

Posted by Patricio on 24 May 2015 - 10:03 AM

This one's a little less than obvious. You need to remove the bucket assembly and then four screws holding the ice maker/augur assembly. Then there's a tricky little squeeze-pull play on the left side to get the auger/ice maker assembly out. This procedure has befuddled many a seasoned appliance and Samsung included a special page in their Fast Track manual for this refrigerator showing how to do this. The Fast Track manual is available in the Downloads section of this site ==> http://appliantology...hooting-manual/

Serviced a Kenmore badged unit yesterday.   Ist of this model Samsung. Did my research prior to making the call found this information.  Used My Voxer connection to further prepare for the call.   Seems like you are going to break something trying to get it out.  You are not.  Take the screws out of the plate that holds the IM & auger assembly to the door (you have to remove bucket & shield 1st.  They come right off).    Pick up while squeezing one side of the plate & pull towards you. snaps right off.  Disconnect 2 harness connectors at top of door & replace IM.  Reconnect molex connectors.  Reposition plate in door snap all 4 sides in cavity.  Replace screws, shield, & ice bucket.  Push test button for few seconds,  shut door & wait for IM to work.  I open door to observe finish procedure of rake parking in home slot then water filling tray.   Really quite simple & easy.

#320413 The lady of the house asks" Do you have protection?"

Posted by Patricio on 20 May 2015 - 10:08 AM

Not what I was thinking.  been around Kurt & Scotty too much.

#318965 Googles April 2015 Algorithm Update - You NEED to be mobile friendly

Posted by Patricio on 30 April 2015 - 10:36 PM

My mobile friendly test had this reply:


Awesome! this page is Mobile Friendly

#318766 Smartphone Anemometer

Posted by Patricio on 28 April 2015 - 11:00 PM

That is so Kool.   All the applications it can be used for

#317340 frig clunking noise when shutting off, is level a factor?

Posted by Patricio on 08 April 2015 - 08:39 PM

I had a whirlpool that clunked close to six years, still kept my ice cream rock solid.  was never out of level.   Last February 2014 I decided it was about time to replace, a new box would be a perfect birthday present for my wife.


The Morning the new SxS is to be delivered the old whirlpool finally died.   Either my timing was good or I learned how to read the refrigerator.

#317259 BBI20TPSW bottom mount. Evap fan motor proble.

Posted by Patricio on 07 April 2015 - 10:27 PM

 Besides, I think people are starting to get sick of my sketches and explanations. I'll step aside and let others step up and explain things. 

Encore, never get sick of information especially when they come with explained sketches

#317147 GE Adora Won't Drain Detergent

Posted by Patricio on 06 April 2015 - 09:44 AM

Obviously they are not from Appliantology.org stock


 disappointed that the 3 or 4 different repairmen sent out by GE didn't catch this.

#316135 Problems with Whirlpool Fridge #gb2fhdxws04

Posted by Patricio on 22 March 2015 - 01:34 PM

No excuse.  Take the failing grade & learn. You must research your jobs & try to be prepared.  So much information here on the duckbills & Jazz boards.


My suggestion is to spend an hour a day on appliantology & read all the posts you can absorb.  especially posts an machines you have no experience what so ever. Some of the best education possible in the technical art of preparing to do battle with the mis behaving appliances out there.     


One last encouraging comment here Join our zany voxer group.    So much information is exchanged daily in the different forums.   Not just appliance repair.    Makes the week go by with humor, sarcasm, wisdom, different opinions on everything.    One can personalize each of our unique characters that everyone possesses. A real caring brotherhood for each other.


Just one more thing.    Leave the Alamo debate to Durham & I.  We own it.    :thumbsup:  Peace 

#314936 GSH22JFREWW - Evaporator Fan Motor Not Coming On

Posted by Patricio on 07 March 2015 - 12:07 PM

Durham went to a lot of trouble putting the survival kits together.   They are a must read (at least familiarization) before doing the refrigeration diagnostics.   If you don't understand the procedure then he will explain it.   But you got to have the material to begin with.    Something I have learned well from him.      If you are prepared Durham will bend over backwards for you, just short of doing a backflip.  He is getting to old for them flips.     Durham is a valuable resource & as much as we banter back & force on Voxer I consider him a good friend who I can rely on.     :thumbsup:   Patricio   At heart he is a professor who derives much satisfaction from helping a person to learn.

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