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#320469 built in oven ge model jkp45wp3wg

Posted by donn on 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?

#311015 Back of dryer getting HOT

Posted by donn on 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)

#310969 Back of dryer getting HOT

Posted by donn on 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

#310382 Maytag LSG7804AAE Dryer keeps wearing out roller.

Posted by donn on 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  

#308871 Kitchen aid double wall oven KEBS277sss04

Posted by donn on 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:

#261779 Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6200SW0 Bearing Removal Question?

Posted by donn on 21 July 2013 - 03:13 PM

This puppy been leaking for a long time!

shaft is rusted  to plastic

I love when  they show taking apart a washer and the washer is clean and new 

not real world conditions!


I can see from pics you going to need new basket hub (kit)

What I do in this case is :1st remove motor - -rps- per bearing kit instructions  t- remove nut on shaft 

lay machine down  so you can DRIVE shaft & basket and all  out through top-- take basket(  once out)  tip it on its top  then drive shaft out 

hub and all should come out ( I see you've already remove the hub screws)

you will need a new hub kit when you go to  re-install basket


Good luck 

#237684 Frigidaire front-loader doesn't spin: FWTR445RFS1

Posted by donn on 11 August 2012 - 01:01 PM

GRINDING NOISE?? May be junk in pump, but
BEFORE buying a speed control -rotate your spin basket by hand, if it's noisey, kinda dry gitty sound, the bearings maybe going bad
also there should be No up-down play when tuggin/lifting on spin basket.

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