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#299764 Whirlpool Duet Washer W10252714A squeaks

Posted by Thirstytech on Today, 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.

#295617 Samsung DV350AEW/XAA Not Starting

Posted by Thirstytech on 05 June 2014 - 09:01 AM

Sorry late back to report findings.  It was the board.  Thanks for all of the help on this one!

#295340 Kenmore elite under counter ice maker Model 6.89483998

Posted by Thirstytech on 03 June 2014 - 04:55 PM

Incomplete model number but I figure the prefix is 106 for this Whirlpool made unit.  Chances are your system leak is in the evaporator and you might hear the leak before being able to detect it.  Would have to replace the evaporator as an assembly and possibly the compressor for moisture contamination.

Yes sir.  Sounds like new ice machine time.


If you do go ahead with the sealed system repair it's a lot easier to take it out of the house and do it in the shop on a bench.  

#294787 Sick of Not Making Any Money

Posted by Thirstytech on 28 May 2014 - 06:23 PM

I agree with the above comments about striking out on your own.  You can easily do better with just a few COD calls a day - trust me, I am.  


Nobody is going to pay you what you are worth, except YOU!

#294330 Maytag washer HELP MHWE300VF00

Posted by Thirstytech on 22 May 2014 - 05:16 PM

Make sure your wiring connections are all good.  Sometimes the connectors in those plugs like to move back or get out of position just enough to screw everything up!

#293918 Kitchen Aid KEBS208SSS00 oven

Posted by Thirstytech on 17 May 2014 - 07:43 AM

I think I'd try a new fan.

#293398 Kenmore oven 9114042592 tech sheet, manual or calibration procedure f

Posted by Thirstytech on 12 May 2014 - 07:52 AM


#293203 Whirlpool Estate TAWS850PQ1 overflowing water

Posted by Thirstytech on 09 May 2014 - 11:04 AM

The most likely culprit is the pressure switch.  


Part number: AP4566382

Part number: AP4566382

#292674 Whirlpool wtw57esvw0 washer nothing works but spin and drain

Posted by Thirstytech on 04 May 2014 - 04:40 PM

check the drain hose installation for siphoning issues, if these washers go into a "long fill" failure the switch faults out and stops the filling, unfortunately there is not way to reset the switch

I agree.  A siphoning washer will tear up an ATC switch.

#292337 D/D Tranny knocking "What Part needed" ?

Posted by Thirstytech on 30 April 2014 - 09:57 AM

Brothers Scott and Willie speak the truth.


The direct drive trans tooling was getting very worn toward the end of its production.  For financial reasons (the VMW was being developed and the LEAP/Design 2000 being phased out due to energy star requirements) the tooling was not brought back into spec.  They continued to build trannys for current production and to stockpile service replacements.  


To compound the noise issues, the sheet metal gauge on the cab "wrapper" was cost reduced and is much thinner.  The base was also cost reduced.  This translates into a noisier machine.

#291761 Universal Defrost Timer 719-501

Posted by Thirstytech on 25 April 2014 - 12:41 PM

Anybody have a scan or a pic of the instruction sheet for this thing?  I've got an ancient Kelvenator Refrigerator that needs a timer and I'm pretty sure this will be the replacement for it ... just need to see an instruction sheet to confirm.

Here's an alternative:



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