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johntech

Member Since 22 Jul 2013
Online Last Active Today, 07:13 PM

#311545 Fridgirair front load washer FAFS4174NA0 won't spin,

Posted by johntech on 20 January 2015 - 08:07 AM

If it does not enter diagnostic mode and you are sure you did it right then you have either a bad user interface or control board. If all the buttons seem to work and you spilled water on the control board I would lean towards the board. Make sure you unplug it and plug it back in before trying to enter diagnostics.


#311541 Whirlpool Washer - Imperial Series Ultimate Care II

Posted by johntech on 20 January 2015 - 07:58 AM

Sounds like a coupler but it is hard to tell if you even have that style machine since you didn't give us a model number.


#311456 Maytag Dishwasher: No Water

Posted by johntech on 19 January 2015 - 08:17 AM

Are you checking the voltage to the valve while the dishwasher is running?


#311455 Subzero 680

Posted by johntech on 19 January 2015 - 08:13 AM

You need to take actual temps. The ice maker cycles based on the actual temp. It doesn't matter if you turn it down to 1 degree if your refrigerator is not cooling properly.


#311424 Reattaching lower washer arm on Kitchenaid KUDS30IXSS8 d/w

Posted by johntech on 18 January 2015 - 01:32 PM

Try removing the price the wash arm screws onto assembeling it separately and then putting the assembly on. You will need to pull the upper rack out a few inches so you can release the plumbing running up the back of the tub and slide it over enough that you can line it up with the spray arm assembly and the twist the spray arm assembly into the plumbing and onto the sump. I hope that makes sense.


#310900 Front Door Hinge Partially Broken. It Won't Rotate to Close (Model: wfw9...

Posted by johntech on 09 January 2015 - 07:38 PM

You could always buy a metal blank and machine yourself a new hinge. That would show whirlpool.


#310657 Amana Microwave RFS12SW2A

Posted by johntech on 05 January 2015 - 07:23 PM

Do you make a lot of popcorn or other items with a low water content? Microwaves look for and excite with water molecules so if you cook a lot of popcorn or other dry items you will go thru a lot of magnetrons and have a higher then normally wear factor.


#310391 GE Monogram Freezer ZIFS36NMILH Issue

Posted by johntech on 31 December 2014 - 06:39 PM

You need to look at the frost pattern on the evaporator.


#310368 LGUB2642LF3 Frigidair french door ice maker

Posted by johntech on 31 December 2014 - 09:55 AM

Steam gun or a heat gun, lots of towels.


#310298 LG REFRIGERATOR LFX25976ST/00 DOOR MULLION WIRING

Posted by johntech on 30 December 2014 - 07:47 AM

I believe it is just a heater to prevent moisture from forming between the doors.


#309930 Kitchen Aid Superba gas range - Model # KGST307HBS6

Posted by johntech on 22 December 2014 - 09:10 AM

Run an extension cord from another circuit in the house. Not a recept in the kitchen maby the living room or garage And see if it works. if it does you will need to get an electrician to isolate range circuit from the gfci protection.


#309865 Maytag Bravos Washer MVWB750WQ0 throws uL at 8 or 9 minutes

Posted by johntech on 20 December 2014 - 04:49 PM

Did you put lock tight on the rotor bolt when you tightened it? If not it may have came loose again.


#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.





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