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Member Since 22 Sep 2006
Offline Last Active Sep 23 2014 07:16 PM

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In Topic: Thermador RDFS30Q - Need to Swap Buttons to New Control

23 September 2014 - 07:18 PM

She is back together and seems to be working.  Next range is gonna be something without electronic oven controllers, electronic simmer gizmo's etc.  Thinking about an all gas Five Star with open burners.  Take off and throw in dishwasher.  That's when I redo kitchen down the road.  Thanks for all the help in the past.

In Topic: Thermador RDFS30Q - Need to Swap Buttons to New Control

23 September 2014 - 06:18 PM

Actually, it turns out you don't need to remove the buttons, they are part of the cover.  Looks like I'm home free on the baby.



In Topic: Thermador RDFS30 Oven Control

20 July 2014 - 12:04 PM

OK, reading up on these things indicated there are some relays on the board.  So, I gave it the tried and true relay repair, that is, I tapped the range just above the controller.  Now it works, setting bake heats up the bake element. 


This unit no longer has the temperature lit, to set 400 F for example, you turn on, push temperature once and count 10 pushes.  So, its time to find a controller.  Will look to see if I can get a rebuilt.



In Topic: GE Over the Range Microwave (JVM1840DWW)

16 January 2014 - 08:08 AM

Well, I used the OEM replacement bulb, not the GE branded bulb from the local appliance parts place (not a HD/Lowes, just appliance parts), we looked up the p/n (WB36X10003) from my GE microwave manual.  The bulb looked identical to the original bulb (not the Lowes bulb) and was a 130 volt bulb.  I can check to see if there is a brand name on it. Are you suggesting that I should purchase the official GE branded bulb, I'm somewhat skeptical as I doubt GE makes the bulb these days.  Thanks for input.

In Topic: GE Over the Range Microwave (JVM1840DWW)

14 January 2014 - 11:56 AM



Originally put this in the small appliance forum, but realized these seem to be covered in the kitchen appliance forum, sorry for what might be a double post.


I've been searching around and can't find much on this one.  My over the range microwave surface light bulb burned out a few weeks back.  No big deal, over to Lowes, a new 40 watt bulb and 4 bucks later, done.  That bulb lasted about a month.  


OK, maybe it wasn't quite the right bulb, over to the appliance parts place and they have a GE brand bulb for 15 beans and an aftermarket one for 7 beans, these guys are generally good, so I take the 7 buck one and off I  go (as I know the GE one is junk anyhow).  The guy warned that there could be a problem with this unit.  Well that bulb lasted 4 days.


Anyone seen this before?  Microwave makes microwaves, and fan works on both speeds, sure is annoying with no light.  My latest bulb was a 130 volt bulb, seems like something is wrong with the unit somewhere.


As always, any tips are appreciated.



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