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Member Since 28 Dec 2012
Offline Last Active Apr 17 2015 06:53 AM

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In Topic: GE fridge # PWE23KMDDES, SER #TD508201

11 April 2015 - 06:26 AM

I think I just successfully uploaded the training manual for this unit


It is a 2014 GE french dr training manual that does have diagnostics in it


Hopefully I uploaded it correctly.  I may not have tagged it correctly look under GE 2014 French door training manual

In Topic: using bosch Quickfinder on Ipad?

31 January 2015 - 07:25 AM

The only way Ive been able to get to work is using Puffin web browser which has some mojo that simulates flash I guess it all magic to me

In Topic: Emergency! Emergency!

31 January 2015 - 07:22 AM

My Emergency advise for customers, if I talk to them on phone.


If its leaking turn off the water if it's smoking call 911.  We don't work on heart, lung machines.  Call me after 8am and we will get to you as promptly as we can


This is why I don't answer the phone myself anymore for years.


We do not do Emergency service.  We make every attempt to help people out whenever possible, but for all the reasons listed above we do not do it period.


Normal people (whatever that is) usually get it after explained to them, and realize their unrealistic expectation.  The rest just keep dialing the phone until they find a tech so desperate for work theyll take anything.  Then they both get what they deserve. 


As in everything you say today all is IMHO

In Topic: Frigidaire dryer FSE48GFS0 thermal fuse

31 December 2014 - 12:04 PM

not sure on this particular model, but some blower wheel are installed with a "D"shaft and can get rounded out and not turn at motor speed.  Usually you will hear a growling sound on start up and or shut down if that is the case.


Check drum seals front and back to make  sure they are still in tact.  If you have a meter you can check temperatures with see if unit is overheating typically will run 170-180 at exhaust with out duct attached.  If temps are excessive with duct detached would suggest replacing operating thermosat.


Also with electric unit make sure it's not heating when off, element can short to cabinet.  I wold think you would notice poor performance if that was the case.

In Topic: Kitchenaid KESI901 Oven Control Function

31 December 2014 - 07:46 AM

I have had several units like this run me through the mill.


Without being present  I would say sounds like everything is working and your regeneration times are off.  As the others have said.  Test all of you elements verify that they are all withing specs.


If all elements test properly, and you have proper voltage to the unit.  Check your sensor, if issue persist I would change the sensor even if it test appropriately.  It is rare, but have seen oven sensor "slide" as they call it where as it heats up the values go out of spec.


If voltage, elements check good and you have replaced sensor then the "appliance manager" or relay board would be your next stop.


I spent 3 hours babysitting one these units watching it.  Initial preheat was proper, but then regeneration cycles would get longer and longer.  In two cases of these the manufacture replaced the units as they were only 18 months old.  They only replaced the unit after we replaced "appliance manager" relay board twice with same result.


Sounds like you have already done some good investigation.  Pull out the techsheet and test out all the elements and move forward.


Happy hunting

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