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donn

Member Since 14 Aug 2006
Offline Last Active Aug 15 2015 01:51 PM

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In Topic: built in oven ge model jkp45wp3wg

20 May 2015 - 09:04 PM

Sounds like low/no  voltage due to bad relay -The crackling may be the relay not fully dropping in    Do  any  voltage checks?


In Topic: Back of dryer getting HOT

11 January 2015 - 01:30 PM

It would be be wise to heed the Masters advice, I've seen the element break and short against the drum making kinds of sparks setting any lint near by a blaze :woot:

You've got a new motor ----a new element would give you piece of mind

Note a new element can has deflector  on it   (see picture)


In Topic: Back of dryer getting HOT

10 January 2015 - 05:32 PM

Fairly NORMAL for this design --any discoloration on the back? 

 A few things to consider:

 

The spot your're testing is right over top of element (heat rises)

 

Have you run it without vent?  ( to compare temperatures)

 

Tested with a load of cold wet clothes or empty? it will definitely be hotter empty

 

How's the baffle (mounted to the back of drum)? Clean?

 

This model may have heat deflector mounted top of element can--- is it still there?

 

I 'm sure you cleaned  the blower  when you changed motor and re greased  drum bearing -- 

 

 FOR SAFETY--there is a NON re settable  thermal fuse (222F) mounted to the inside  back wall and re settable limit (260F-70F) on the element can


In Topic: Maytag LSG7804AAE Dryer keeps wearing out roller.

31 December 2014 - 03:57 PM

Just a thought,check the belt tension (idle pulley) is the spring in the correct location? an over tension belt will cause premature  support roller (& motor failure)

 

Just seems odd rollers lasted 15 years  but now are failing early-  are they original equipment parts?

 

 Was the belt replaced on the first roller replacement? if so was it the right belt?

 

 Yes the drum can go in either way, but,I always try to put the drum back in the way came out  


In Topic: Kitchen aid double wall oven KEBS277sss04

04 December 2014 - 09:39 PM

Thanks for the reply Kohai, you sure made it sound simple - and it was.    once access was gained, 

 

I work alone and this  double oven was some heavy. :woot:  plus it was wired with j box under the floor ..... no slack

 

I've never spent 1  1/ 2  hours changing a bake element before  :pint1:



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