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Brooke Falconer

Member Since 14 Feb 2012
Offline Last Active May 05 2014 02:55 PM

#242643 GE Microwave was dead this a.m.

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 16 November 2012 - 07:11 PM

If the Microwave is completely dead I would suspect a fuse as well. Most commonly the fuse blows when there is a problem with one of the (3) door microswitches. It is a fairly easy and common repair on these microwaves.

#234935 GE Nautilus Dishwasher Won't Drain GSD3400G00WW

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 24 June 2012 - 11:38 PM

Just a thought, you said that you removed the drain hose to the disposal.......is the disposal portal clogged? Is it a new disposal? I have seen many a garbage disposal installed where the plastic piece for the dishwasher drain hose isn't removed or is only partially removed.
In all these dishwashers I have seen a no drain situation is always a check valve or something blocking the pump.

#234934 Samsung Refrigerator - Moisture in Vegetable Crisper and under drawers

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 24 June 2012 - 11:25 PM

I have had an issue with a few of these fridges where the water continually drips into the bottom of the fridge and the crisper. According to Samsung, they want you to replace the rear fridge panel, although I found that didn't help much and it started to happen again. I jimmied the drain tray to make sure it had a high lip against the fridge panel, made sure the Styrofoam on the rear panel was completely dry before reinstalling and made sure the fridge was level if not a bit higher in the front to avoid this. I did this for three fridges and didn't hear back, but honestly, it seemed mickey mouse to me too! :whistling:

#234932 GE PSS26PSTA - Condensation problem un-fixable?

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 24 June 2012 - 10:46 PM

I don't have pictures, but I can give you a visual. Pull the fridge out and remove the 1/4 screws holding the cardboard on the bottom. Now you are looking at the compressor (big metal roundish thing that is really warm to the touch) some copper tubing, a drain tube and drain pan and in the right hand side there should be a fan going with the blade pointed toward the compressor. If the fan blade is spinning quickly (like it looks like it might hurt if you stick your finger in it) it is ok. If is just lazily spinning and you can actually make out the blades of the fan, the compartment is hot and there is no air flow in front of the fan, chances are Reelynyceguy is right and you need a new control board.
I have never had to replace a fridge due to the water getting in between the freezer and fridge on a side by side model but I did see the bulletin that the Samurai posted...and have heard that the GE fix sucks and doesn't really work.

#232918 GE Profile Model Number TBX25PRBSRWW Water Leaking

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 22 May 2012 - 11:10 PM

Drain tube should be access from the back of the fridge. Pull it out and remove all pieces and flush them out. Remove compressor kickplate (cardboard) and gently cut the zap strap to remove the entire drain tube. To reinstall use a silcone around drain tube opening and reinstall zap strap.

#232802 GE Washer WJSR2080TWW does not agitate or spin

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 21 May 2012 - 03:20 PM

Just throwing it out there-but doesn't this model have a magnetic lid switch? I have had issues in the past with these. Jump out the lid switch (or check for burnt connections) and see if that does anything.

#230991 Microwave GE ZVM1540LN1CS fuse keeps blowing

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 26 April 2012 - 12:12 AM

Yep, check all three. It will be one of them.

#230877 GE whdsr316g0ww washer tub/basket angled

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 24 April 2012 - 03:38 PM

Also, one more thing to check, remove the agitator (this is done by slipping a belt or cord under the agitator and swiftly jerking up-don't lean over the machine when you do this :thumbsup: ) Check the spanner nut-it is tight? This is a reverse thread nut that GE makes a special tool to tighten and loosen. This nut can come loose on it's own, or because the transmission is leaking. Best way to tighten it is with the snapper nut wrench and a short handle hammer-remember reverse thread). You can try a new nut, but if it keeps coming loose, I think you may need a transmission.

#230876 GE whdsr316g0ww washer tub/basket angled

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 24 April 2012 - 03:35 PM

In addition to the 4 suspension rods there are 4 black rubber arms that attach the outer tub ring to the frame of the washer. They are all held on by 1/4 bolts. Is one of these broken?
If one or more of these are broken it will cause the tub to dance around in spin cycles. They can break by wear and tear and extra heavy loads being out of balance-these are best case scenerios. Sometimes they will break if there are transmission issues.

#230872 GE Profile PFS22SISBSS not cooling .

Posted by Brooke Falconer on 24 April 2012 - 03:13 PM

In my experience, if the condenser fan is not running (thus the compressor over heats-so it doesn't run long enough to cool to temp and maintain a constant temp) it is usually alway the main computer board. It used to be a wr55x10552 part number I think, but I would double check as I know they have updated the parts numbers and/or changed them for French doors. In some cases the condenser fan will run (slowly and laboriously) and it is still the board.
There have also been issues (may have been a recall??) on the thermistors in the fridge and freezer. Namely the thermistor that sits on the evaporator, see Sensei Grand Master Funks attachment.

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