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#309222 Circulation motor replacement, DU1145XTPBA - waterproofing ideas?

Posted by Thirstytech on 10 December 2014 - 09:07 AM

They call it a triple lip seal, we call them triple drip seals. Would recommend replacing entire pump and sump assembly rather than just the motor. All kidding aside, I'm with Chat, never had a second motor fail.

 Yep, replace entire assembly.


Part number: ap4434612

Part number: ap4434612

#308168 Cabrio inner basket removal tool

Posted by Thirstytech on 24 November 2014 - 08:41 AM

I think the tool is really awesome. I just don't do enough of those bearing jobs to justify the buying it. Cool tool though.

Yep, totally agree!

#307540 FGF378ACF Frigidaire Fire Ball ~Natural Gas

Posted by Thirstytech on 13 November 2014 - 05:48 PM

What is the amperage draw of the broil ignitor?  I've seen some ignitors that draw just enough to open the gas valve then drop below 3.2A causing incomplete burn and gas buildup inside the oven.

#307395 Loose topic ends

Posted by Thirstytech on 11 November 2014 - 09:22 AM

Just hate it when I am researching a problem from another's posting And it just ends with no other word as to whether or not suggestions were tried and found successful or not.   The posting just ends with more questions than not.      Please, I ask that a follow up be posted as to outcome even if it is "I gave up on it". 

Just goes to show ya that everyone likes a "happy ending"!



#306499 Unresponsive KitchenAid Dishwasher KUDK02CRBS4

Posted by Thirstytech on 27 October 2014 - 09:51 AM

Try resetting the connections for the UI. 


W10460581 - Moisture detected inside door panels due to malfuntion or leaks in the venting system.

Moisture detected between the inner and outer door panels, or on cabinets around the air inlet area of the outer door panel. Malfunction of user interface due to moisture inside the UI console. 
Malfunction or leaks in the venting system. 
If you experience moisture between the inner and outer door panels, inside the user interface console, or on cabinets around the air inlet area of the outer door panel—located near the top left side of the panel—check the following: 
• Verify the vent damper is closing by using the service diagnostic routine. Procedure is 
located in the product tech sheet. 
• Verify there are no leaks around the vent bezel seal 
allowing moisture past the bezel and into the door 
panel area. The vent assembly must be disassembled 
from the door to determine if the bezel seal is either 
rolled or seated properly. 
• Verify that wax motor seal and vent bezel seal are 
not pinched or missing . 
• Verify the vent fan motor (if exists) is operating by 
using the service diagnostic routine. Procedure is 
located in the product tech sheet

#305724 Stackable washer dryer 41797812700

Posted by Thirstytech on 16 October 2014 - 08:54 AM

Request a service manual in the manual request forum. (If it's not already in the downloads section)

Great advice, the manual always helps!  This washer is made by Frigidaire, btw.

#304037 Whirlpool Crapypso GVW9959K02....

Posted by Thirstytech on 24 September 2014 - 07:48 AM

Sounds like it may need u-joints.  These machines are a real POS.  Not worth sinking any $$ into, in my opinion.


Part number: ap3179790

Part number: ap3179790

#301427 Built in Kitchenaid ridiculousness

Posted by Thirstytech on 20 August 2014 - 07:31 AM

As a professional fixer of shit, one must always take time for pause when contemplating adding a hard-wired extension cord and baking pan to any appliance.

#300868 Fun day...

Posted by Thirstytech on 12 August 2014 - 05:44 PM

I sure don't miss the "is this under warranty" days!

#300276 Jenn-Air PRG3000P 30" gas range parts

Posted by Thirstytech on 04 August 2014 - 07:13 AM

You could explore the DCS oem angle:     http://www.genuineap...urer/DCS_/41/48

#299764 Whirlpool Duet Washer W10252714A squeaks

Posted by Thirstytech on 28 July 2014 - 02:32 PM

Would that also explain extra vibration on super spin?  It seems extra loud and bouncier than usual.  All four feet were on the floor too.


If you reach in and push upward on the basket do you feel any deflection/play?

#297034 WFW9250WW00 -- clothes not ready for dryer -- bear trap

Posted by Thirstytech on 23 June 2014 - 03:10 PM

I would also check the pump crap trap to make sure it's clear.  This sounds like "use and care" with the unbalanced load and tons-o-suds.

#296242 Silent Wine Refrigerators

Posted by Thirstytech on 12 June 2014 - 02:12 PM

If memory serves, Avanti or Danby made the thermo-electric unit.  It basically consisted of modules that looked like a big heat sink, so I imagine these modules would remove the heat from the unit.  Enough cooling was provided for a least wine cooler temperatures.  I only ran into one or two in the field but thought it was pretty cool stuff.  Replacing the module assembly was the only repair I had to perform.


Reverse engineering from the Roswell crash, I suspect.    :borgsmile:

Bruther Duff - YOU may be the last code talker alive!  You got all that from the original post??!  


I gotta stop drinking the cheap stuff in the morning............... 

#296081 Lunatic Fringe

Posted by Thirstytech on 10 June 2014 - 11:40 AM

Ahhh Bruther Duff...................my only advice for you is to drink heavily  :pint1:

#296053 Kitchen Aid gas range KGSA906PSS00 Stop/Cancel button not working

Posted by Thirstytech on 09 June 2014 - 07:19 PM

These beauties were dubbed the "race track" ranges due to the oval shape of the UI.  They only made them for a short time, it was a transitional model.  The membrane switch panel failure is common.  The worst part of changing it out is dealing with all the grease and crud.

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