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#325807 GE PSS26SGRASS beer/ice cream storage unit has both temp displays flashing...

Posted by BryanS on 31 July 2015 - 05:28 AM

It can be. Also verify the wire connectors aren't corroded behind the toekick under the freezer door if this is a SxS.

#325763 Frigidaire refer FGHB2844LF7-- SYCF followed by SYCE

Posted by BryanS on 30 July 2015 - 05:58 PM

Ice maker needs to be replaced and the user interface. Your main board probably blew because of that sensor. I've had it happen a couple times. And it appears your new board is having communication issues with the old UI. Nothing to diagnose because the SYCE is telling what's wrong.
I found out the hard way about that sensor on a fridge. Went on one it was unresponsive. Ordered main board and it worked for a month, then went out again. Tech line said that sensor has 120v running it and it is what shorted the board. They also said when ordering the UI to order the touchpad because some of these new ones are not coming with the board/ touchpad assembly now. The touchpad may be just fine though so that's your call.

#325667 GE SxS GSS25LGMFWW

Posted by BryanS on 30 July 2015 - 05:43 AM

The solenoid opens the door and can cause it to be stuck open if it's rusted. The door flap can cause it to stay open if it is warped. Thereis a spring on the door flap assembly that closes the ice door. Most often is the flapper, solenoid, and then spring is the issue. You can typically wind the spring tighter but it is a pain to do and hold it while reinstalling. I usually you a piece of papertowel around it when I wind it up. It will slip off your fingers otherwise.

#325624 GE refrig PFS22SISDSS - french door gaskets - how to replace?

Posted by BryanS on 29 July 2015 - 06:31 PM

They look like press in gaskets to me. They just pull out of the channel and you push the new ones in. Use a heatgun to fill any gaps. Why does she want new gaskets? I pretty much always talk them out of gaskets unless they are torn. The new ones are usually twisted up and a pain to reform. I usually just reform them majority of the time.

#325463 Central A/C Fan Motor Troubles

Posted by BryanS on 27 July 2015 - 05:11 PM

Typically, the capacitors are dual capacitors. Both the compressor and outside fan can be affected. Is the compressor even running? It definitely sounds like a capacitor if the started spinning by hand, but it may not be getting up to speed all the way. You really need a capacitor tester to be 100% unless the capacitor has obvious bulges in it. I wouldn't assume you need a motor just yet without checking the capacitor over.

#325293 Maytag refrig MFI2269VEM2 ice maker not working

Posted by BryanS on 24 July 2015 - 08:11 PM

More often than not it's a bad icemaker. I've changed maybe one board and a wire harness over the years on the MFI models.

#325189 Maytag refrig MFI2269VEM2 ice maker not working

Posted by BryanS on 23 July 2015 - 07:16 PM

Yea, some these will do that. Light switches have to be closed when checking voltage as well. This may be a no brainer but make sure the on/off switch is on when checking power. I've accidentally switched it off and couldn't figure out why I didn't have power.
Seeing as how they just changed the filter I would check the fill tube for ice buildup if they didn't purge the air out. Could have dripped in and froze.

#325106 GE Monogram fridge, climate control drawer cooling rattle, model 215480 (6+ y...

Posted by BryanS on 22 July 2015 - 06:15 PM

Model# is no where no long enough or correct. If I was to make a guess, you have a bad damper motor for that drawer. Motor opens the door to let the air in.

#325085 GE icemaker auger motor & solenoid problem GSS22WGMDWW

Posted by BryanS on 22 July 2015 - 12:15 PM

Defrost sensor.. Any moisture droplets on the auger assembly or under the bucket? Almost always cause an auger motor to freeze when they are old style sensors or bad.

#325084 Wiring around the defrost timer on 'frost free' upright freezer - LFF...

Posted by BryanS on 22 July 2015 - 12:11 PM

Yea with that little run time it may be ok. There are refrigerators that only use the off cycle to defrost refrigerator side coils, so it may be fine. I was just thinking you have open liquid containers inside of it that may cause excess moisture.

#325039 Wiring around the defrost timer on 'frost free' upright freezer - LFF...

Posted by BryanS on 21 July 2015 - 09:00 PM

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#324859 Cabrio Basket Removal on the Cheap

Posted by BryanS on 19 July 2015 - 02:25 PM

The day I get to actually run these jobs, I will buy the tool :) I'm just not buying it for the company when other techs will be the ones getting to use it and not me. It's the same with the all dolly. It's already been a life/ back saver on a big fisher paykel oven. I have yet to see them offer to buy it off of me like they said they might do. I'm the one in the hole almost $400 for it, but it was worth to me because I was tired of fighting ovens to close to walls. I guess when someone hurts their back again they may consider it again. I'm the one making $16 an hour it shouldn't be up to me to buy it.

#324818 uline CLR2160 under the counter ice maker

Posted by BryanS on 18 July 2015 - 04:58 PM

I've only worked on one and it wasn't making ice. The plate was like 60 degrees. The condenser coil was plugged up with dust. Cleaned the coil and we were back in business. They don't look like they have a huge amount of unnecessary parts like the Kitchenaid types. Usually, just a flow over vertical cold plate that forms the cubes, then heats the plate to drop them out. I would just start with the obvious. The condenser coil on the one I worked on went up higher than the access panel, so make sure you clean the whole thing if it's clogged. I just kept checking to make sure the plate was getting colder and colder before I left. Plate was in the 20s when i left and drop a few small batches. It seems to make ice faster than the kitchenaids as well.

#324751 Frigidare built Kenmore Refrigerator Condenser fan access 253.44723100

Posted by BryanS on 17 July 2015 - 06:26 PM

By the breakdown, I don't see how the condenser would be in the way. Trouble getting the blade off up against the condenser? I just use both thumbs and push the blade off. Undo the motor bracket, remount, then use my fingers on each edge of the inner part of the fan blades to pull the blade on the new motor. I've never haf a condenser motor I couldn't change. Or you can do what my boss by propping the fridge up and dropping the compressor/condenser plate. Then remove the whole assembly. That's a lot more work.

#324623 Fridge doesnt cool.

Posted by BryanS on 16 July 2015 - 04:58 PM

Probably, going to be a refrigerant leak if everything is running, and no frost is built up on the freezer panel or behind it.

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