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#299382 Viking VUIM1531DLSS Grid Cutter wiring

Posted by Spannerwrench on 23 July 2014 - 05:28 AM

It's going to connect to one of those terminals, either that one or one around back. It looks like a clean break, so take out the cutter grid and find a terminal that the wire reaches, that's where it would come from.

#299310 Viking VUIM1531DLSS Grid Cutter wiring

Posted by Spannerwrench on 22 July 2014 - 09:12 AM

Look to the right of the first image you posted, it connect to the screw, most like you'll see a corroded connector there.

#299265 KTRC22ELBL01 -- 50 VAC at isolation valve

Posted by Spannerwrench on 21 July 2014 - 07:07 PM

Pub# Spanner

Electrolux and Frigidaire Refrigerator Water Valve Diode in Harnesses by Model and Ice
Maker Style.
On French Door models it doesn't matter if there is a crescent cube ice maker in the
freezer section or not, order the diode according to the style of the ice maker that's in
the fresh food section.
Refrigerator Style Ice Maker Type Part Number
Side X Side Crescent Cube 5303918287
French Door Finger Evaporator 242102101
French Door Flex Tray 242119101




WCI IM Water Valve Diodes

#299262 Sub Zero 642 - "Vacuum Condenser"

Posted by Spannerwrench on 21 July 2014 - 06:02 PM

Get some eyeballs on the evaporator, look for any dimples our what look like tiny eruptions, they are a sign if a leak. Also if they Fresh Food evap is starting to frost or ice partially that is a sign.

#299261 Thermador PG484GGBLP/02

Posted by Spannerwrench on 21 July 2014 - 05:57 PM

No, that model is not field convertable, benn there before. They use different parts between the LP and Natural. You can convert the cooktop but not the oven. I ran into this a couple of years ago on a range that was two years old at the time. Complaint was top worked fine but oven short cycled. It was short cycling because the over sized flame was heating up the temp probe too fast. The only major problem was when they broiled. Come to find out one of the high-end dealers around figured they convert this in their showroom and only did the top. The previous owner of the house never broiled and rarely baked so never even realized there was a problem.

Also, I was the third company out that finally figured out what had happened.

#298910 Admiral HMG53168 very hot around gasket

Posted by Spannerwrench on 17 July 2014 - 05:12 PM

The last couple of times I ran into these older Amanas the complaint was not making ice. Condenser clogged in on three, all three had bad condenser fan motors, either slower not running at all. After the fan motor was replaced all seemed well for a couple months sometimes up to six months, then stopped cooling again. After tapping into the system all three had weak compressors. So now if I see one of these I will tell them up front that the unit may fail again prematurely because the refrigerator was neglected for so long, I will also note it on the work order. People just don't seem to understand that a one year guarantee on the repair is not the same as a one year warranty in the appliance.

#298486 DCS RGS 305 Broiler Inoperative

Posted by Spannerwrench on 12 July 2014 - 08:04 AM

Here's a PDF to add to the downloads.
Infrared Delayed Ignition or Noisy
Issue – Customer complaint, which may include a booming, banging, or jet engine sound when the infrared broiler burner is operating.
This may be caused by delayed ignition. Delayed ignition can be caused by:
• Low emission hot surface igniter (normal operating amperage will be 3.2 - 3.6 amps (continuity test at ambient 166.5Ω +-)).
• Incorrect gas type and / or gas pressure in the water column to the manifold.
• Wrong orifice size at the burner.
• An incorrect gap between the igniter surface and the screen mesh of the burner.




#298429 DCS RGT-366 Thermostat locking up

Posted by Spannerwrench on 11 July 2014 - 01:56 PM

Good ketch PDuff, here it is for future reference.

Servicers need to be aware that oven and griddle thermostats can be damaged if they are installed with mounting screws that are
too long. The correct (maximum) length screws and part numbers are shown below. Length is measured from bottom of screw
head to end of threads.



#298279 Frigidaire LGQ1442ESO Dryer shutting off and beeps repeatedly

Posted by Spannerwrench on 09 July 2014 - 06:22 PM

The option button and the button next to it might need to be pressed for three seconds to unlock the control board, it's a child lock.

#297777 Can I wire a 4 wire receptacle to a 3 wire source?

Posted by Spannerwrench on 02 July 2014 - 07:15 PM

You can hook up the white to the ground and neutral, but it really defeats the purpose of separating the ground and neutral.


#297701 KSRB25FHSS01 water dispenser won't shut off

Posted by Spannerwrench on 01 July 2014 - 05:08 PM

I hate to state the obvious, and don't mean to offend anyone, but you say when the valve is turned on it continues even though you stop pressing the lever. Did you change the filter recently? If so you will need to flush couple of of gallons through the system to remove air, I've been out on a lot of service calls where that's the only problem.

#297085 Whirlpool ghw9150pw4 control locked light on, nothing works.

Posted by Spannerwrench on 24 June 2014 - 06:56 AM

There is a button somewhere one the control panel that you press for three seconds to lock and unlock the control, it is a child lock. The is also most likely a small picture of a padlock on the button.

#296987 Dacor ERSD36 F1 Error

Posted by Spannerwrench on 23 June 2014 - 08:04 AM

There is a resettable cutout next to the latch that will stop the heat.

#296771 Random Sparking when Burners are off (Kenmore Gas Range Model# 79078511401)

Posted by Spannerwrench on 20 June 2014 - 03:49 PM

Random? Make sure all of the burner caps, bases and orifices are completely clean.

#296769 GE PROFILE hood ZV850S B2SS

Posted by Spannerwrench on 20 June 2014 - 03:46 PM

Is everything hooked up, because there may be triacs in the board, if there is it will not let voltage through without a load.

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