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johntech

Member Since 22 Jul 2013
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#309491 Whirlpool Duet washer GH9150PW0 TAKES LONG WALKS

Posted by johntech on 14 December 2014 - 08:39 AM

The main bearing can fail and not make a lot of noise. I would grab that inner tub and shake the the heck out of it to check it. There is a video here on this site that show the samurai secret to checking that. Your prob. ok but I would make sure that is good before I threw any money at it. I have ran into a couple that were bad but didn't make a lot of noise.


#309489 Maytag MDB4100AWW does not drain

Posted by johntech on 14 December 2014 - 08:23 AM

I know it sounds nasty but what I do is pull the drain hose loose from the pump and blow thru it. If you can then you more than likely need a new pump as long as the voltage to the pump is correct. If you can't blow thru it you have a clog. Pull hose off and snake it out.


#309219 Kenmore Dishwasher leaking M#665.13949K010

Posted by johntech on 10 December 2014 - 07:25 AM

When I ran into this it was the bottom door gasket was bent/curled and when it would switch spray arms it would cause a wave that would splash thru the gasket. I replaced both gaskets and problem went away. But I think the real problem was the lower gasket was bent on the right hand corner.


#309141 Whorlpool gx2fhdxvb06

Posted by johntech on 09 December 2014 - 07:45 AM

The valve started randomly sticking open after the fill. It did not do t my first time out so I replaced the ice maker and valve to be safe. I think the pressure was making it hard for the valve to close. With the valve at the wall opened all the way ice maker would over fill. I adjusted cube size by adjusting valve on wall but washing machine was running and I had problems getting it to fill consistently. Then I think the customer opened the door every 15 minutes to check ice production, I told her to leave it alone for 24 hours and call if problem persists. Been 4 days now So I'm keeping my fingers crossed.


#309072 Whirlpool Cabrio Model WED6400SW1 Drum Not Revolving

Posted by johntech on 08 December 2014 - 09:17 AM

Sounds like the centrifugal switch in the motor is stuck closed. You more then likely will need a new motor.
That's probably what caused it to over heat and pop the thermal fuse.


#308795 LG WM0642HW Drain Spin problems

Posted by johntech on 03 December 2014 - 05:29 PM

I would check to see if you have 120vac to the pump when it is supposed to be draining. If not check connections from the pump to the board and check for 120vac to the pump at the board. If you still don't have power then you need a new board. If you do have power to the pump and the pump is not moving water then I would replace the drain pump.
Yes a pump can fail mechanically where it won't spin or electricly where it won't work properly may spin but not powerful enough to move water. I would focus on the drain pump since it has draining problems and seems to be washing.


#308552 G.E. WVSR1060A1WW

Posted by johntech on 30 November 2014 - 04:01 PM

There is a spring and collar inside the tub seal hidden under the rubber if you knock that out of place during installation (it's easy to do if you don't know its there) it will leak. I would check that. It can push out when you slide the transmission in. I always flip them over to make sure everything is seated properly before I proceede any further.


#308499 Replacement Grill Assembly for Kenmore Elite Fridge Model# 795.72043.112

Posted by johntech on 29 November 2014 - 06:23 PM

You need to take the fan off the old part and install it on the new one. I have always been able to get them pluged in with some manipulating. I plug in longest wires first and angle the grill just right until I can get everything hooked up.
I believe that that wire may plug into the right side and the wire you disconnected plugs into the new harness. It goes from the defrost heater to the new defrost heater in the ice fan.
I mean it plugs into the left side where the defrost heater is.


#308180 New Whirlpool WRX735SDBM Fridge runs constantly

Posted by johntech on 24 November 2014 - 01:22 PM

Yes and there are 2 evaporators one in the fresh food and one in the freezer they alternate back and fourth every 20 minutes or as needed so the cooling is independent and the compressor runs more but it uses less power to do so than older compressors


#308098 maytag la608 washer burned up belt

Posted by johntech on 23 November 2014 - 07:32 AM

If the belt is slipping in both directions I would replace the spring and glides. It sounds to me like your transmission may be good but the motor is not holding enough tension on the belts.


#307505 Whirlpool LXR6232EQ0 goes throught 1st cycle only

Posted by johntech on 12 November 2014 - 09:42 PM

It's not very hard for that one all I use is a Phillips a flathead and a putty knife. You should easily find videos for a whirlpool direct drive on this site or you tube. Many someone will link some For you. I do not know how to do that from my iPad. You also want to check the coupling. Easy job once you learn to pull the cabinet off.


#307503 Whirlpool LXR7144EQ1 does not spin but is noisy

Posted by johntech on 12 November 2014 - 09:27 PM

Can you turn the tub with your hands. If not remove pump make sure it turns freely the motor and make sure it turns freely check the coupling and if that is all ok then I would replace the transmission. You also want make sure nothing is stuck between the tubs.


#307011 viking range: burners click and won't light, only if oven on

Posted by johntech on 03 November 2014 - 07:51 AM

If all the burners are clicking and sparking I would think it would have more to do with the gas getting where it needs to be with enough pressure then the ignition system. Do the burner flames get as high when they do light when the oven is on? Do they light when the oven is on but before the gas valve is on? What does the flame inside the oven look like? I've seen bake igniters burn holes in the piping.


#306890 rigidaire FFUS2613LS0 Refrigerator - Everything running with continuity, stil...

Posted by johntech on 01 November 2014 - 08:31 AM

If it is low on refrigerant then there would have to be a leak. If somebody recharged the system it would just leak out again. The leak would need to be pin pointed and the leaky part of the system would need to be replaced. A poor brazen joint from the factory or just a pin hole that can develope anywhere


#306727 GE GTDP490ED2WS Dryer will not heat

Posted by johntech on 29 October 2014 - 08:04 PM

It does not normally shut down the motor when the switch fails all it does is send the one 120v leg of power thru the motor to the element the other 120v is supplied by the control/timer that way if the motor stops turning it will shut off the heat to prevent fire





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