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Member Since 02 Jul 2012
Offline Last Active Nov 01 2012 12:54 PM

#236906 7 year old Viking range- I think it needs a thermostat

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 26 July 2012 - 08:35 PM

Yep, it was just the thermostat! I didn't know that these thermostats had a break in period. It took about 30 min of preheating before it started cycling normally. Has anyone ever heard of that? Had me wondering if I misdiagnosed, but I just reminded myself that there was nothing else it could be. Customer is able to bake in his large oven like normal. Thanks for the reassurance guys!

#236200 Kenmore 110.24862300 - spin cycle

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 14 July 2012 - 07:52 PM

Parts and video here
http://www.repaircli.../><br /><br />I was looking at the video, and when I replaced those pads I just used one arm to lift the tub assembly up and replaced each pad one at a time with my other hand.Just be careful not to let it slip or you could smash a finger or two.. or your whole hand! You could also have someone help tilt the tub assembly. But since you have already disassembled this unit from top to bottom, doing it as the video shows wont hurt you any.

#236162 Kenmore 110.24862300 - spin cycle

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 14 July 2012 - 11:09 AM

When you were replacing the drive block- did you have to pull up hard on the basket to get it out? Sometimes when the basket is pulled on too hard it, it can mis-align the suspension pads on the base (Ive made this mistake before). On top of each "leg" from the base (there are 3) you will find either a brown or white pad make sure they are all there and not broken. above that, you will see a plate that the whole tube assembly rests on, and on the plate you will see shiny wear marks. make sure those marks line up the the white or brown pads below them. If they are off, then you will find that your machine will shake uncontrollably under any size load, even empty.

#236148 Maytag Performa won't spin, I'm so stupid

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 13 July 2012 - 09:20 PM

The only prob I've ever seen with those brakes would be a loud screech at the end of the spin cycle, in which case I would remove the brake using my trusty tool, and take emory to the inside of the stator and a quick pass over the brake itself. Unfortunately you cant tell if it is going to screech since it wont spin. If you MUST dig deeper, I recommend you use the correct tool. It is not available on repair clinic but here is a number and picture


#236145 Maytag Performa won't spin, I'm so stupid

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 13 July 2012 - 06:26 PM

RE: It was helpful in taking the parts off, but he shows a plastic spacer and then a bearing that "snap" into place. I see neither on my washer.....Please help me
That plastic spacer and bearing that snap into place are only on the new thrust bearings. I can tell by your pics that your washer has an old TB equipped. Dont let it confuse you, just as the fermented grand master stated "Just replace the thrust bearing. All good."

#236144 Maytag Performa won't spin, I'm so stupid

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 13 July 2012 - 06:20 PM

You do not need to go any further, especially without the proper tool for that brake (you could seriously hurt yourself if you try to remove that stator without compressing the brake spring!!!). Just relax and install the new kit in the order it states in your directions. That white plastic cam that came out when you removed the "C" clip is what opens the brake. Take a breath, gather yourself, you can do it!

#236031 Testing a washer without a water supply

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 12 July 2012 - 01:23 PM

Dont forget that front loaders start the cycle with a drain if any water is detected. So dont fill it up then press start, as you will lose everything you just put in. You may have to fill it through the soap dispenser. Of course all of what I just said applies only of you are going the bucket route.

#236025 maytag performa washer squeels when begining spin cycle

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 12 July 2012 - 01:03 PM

Sounds like it could be the belt, or something interfering with your pump impeller. Tilt your washer back and look at your belt for any obvious signs of wear, such as cracks, burn marks, a pile of black dust. It is easily removed, and once it is removed you can check your motor and pump individually by turning the pulleys with your hand. That should be a good start. If that is not it, try and leave us your model number, which can be found on the back side of the control panel, it should start with a "MAV" if i remember correctly.

#235733 Kenmore 90 Series Washer M/N 110.22922100 makes banging noise during spinning

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 07 July 2012 - 02:28 PM

The drive block is supposed to have that notch taken out of it. If the noise is that big bang at the end of the cycle, that means your brake probably has some buildup on there causing it to stop too hard. I would just clean up the brake area with some emory cloth. In order to do that u will need to take out the basket drive block and transmission. Then you can look up and turn the white plastic tab counter clockwise if I recall correctly, and it will pull right down and u can clean it up from there. I hope this helps, good luck!

#235596 Frigidaire Gallery GLER642AS3

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 05 July 2012 - 06:59 PM

Did you look really hard at the blower wheel? Sometimes there is a hairline fracture between fins that causes it to spin off balance once it runs for a short while. I've experienced that issue on a gallery just like yours, and also an older maytag. It is difficult to spot, so u may want to try pushing or pulling on the fins as you go around the wheel to pinpoint it. Good luck!

#235451 GE WSXH208F0WW New Spin Tub, Now Rubbing Noise

Posted by Nick@AegisAppliance on 02 July 2012 - 08:24 PM

How old is this washer? When the belts get older, they tend to squeal against the pulleys. Either that or the new basket has an imperfection on the front lip, causing it to rub against your door boot. Both arent very common issues, but worth looking into since they dont require you to disassemble the entire unit. To check the roundness of the basket, just observe its movements with a light while it spins.

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