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denrayr

Member Since 29 Mar 2005
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#274245 Subzero 690 service light

Posted by denrayr on 14 November 2013 - 03:04 AM

Ken, it is common for the freezer compressor relay to stick on these models. In this scenario, the compressor runs all the time, even during defrost. The end result is an evaporator encased in ice. To test the relay, push the on/off button on the control panel to shut the unit down. Listen for the freezer compressor. If the compressor continues to run, then the control board should be replaced.




#273308 GE Monogram mess

Posted by denrayr on 05 November 2013 - 05:27 PM

There is an air damper located in the top of the fridge behind the light covers. Remove the damper and check to is if it is physically broken. If so, you have found your problem.




#273280 LG Double Oven F19 - can't use both ovens at the same time - Model LWD3081ST

Posted by denrayr on 05 November 2013 - 01:09 PM

Thank you
Is there a specific way to test the radiant heater?

You can use an ammeter to check the amp draw. If each oven works by itself, but not together, the first thing to check is to make sure the connections in the junction box are clean and tight.




#273279 GE Gas Range JGBP90MEB3BC Broiler not burning clean

Posted by denrayr on 05 November 2013 - 01:05 PM

These types of burners generally use a hood type of orifice. There is a pin behind the orifice. When you tighten down the orifice, the pin restricts the flow of gas. For LP, these hood orifices should be tightened down to their limit.




#273277 LG Fridge LFX28978ST /01 Problems

Posted by denrayr on 05 November 2013 - 01:01 PM

Grab an ohm meter and ohm each wire in the disconnected harness to ground. Based on the damage, it looks like the pillar heater circuit is shorted to ground.




#188609 GE Bottom-Mount fridge, #GDS18SBRARSS, same problem 3x this year

Posted by denrayr on 03 March 2011 - 01:25 PM

make sure the drain tube isnt kinked on the back of the fridge. its common for the thin walled tube to slip a little bit in the retaining clip. If it slips, the bends in the hose will kink. If this is the case, ditch the original retainer and use some of these self adhesive wire ties that you use with a zip tie. these can be found at home depot in the electrical aisle

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if the hose is perma-kinked and you cant keep the kink straightened out, a small hose clamp tightened around the kink will help it retain its round shape.


#130347 GE Side by side MOD# PSI23NGRC BV temp fluctuates in Fresh Food Area

Posted by denrayr on 15 September 2009 - 02:55 PM

you cant just unscrew the bulbs as a test. these fridges will go into liner protect mode and shut the damper and run the fan housed with the damper if the door is left open too long. if your model has adjustable doors make sure the doors are making good solid contact with the switches.


#122333 Thermador SCD302T wall ovens with dim display

Posted by denrayr on 18 May 2009 - 04:25 PM

bend the capacitor over a bit and look at the base where the leads come out. does it have any brown on it? On the one i repaired (i keep forgetting to get pictures) i think that 50volt one is the one that was bad.


#78757 SubZero 700TCI Cabinet not cooling

Posted by denrayr on 15 September 2007 - 06:22 PM

Demand that your home warranty company send out a Subzero authorized company. It has been almost a month I would be furious. We cant help you because you havent provided a picture of the evaporator. Remove all the shelves then the light cover in the top of the unit. This should expose some screws securing a fan shroud. Remove the shroud then you will see screws securing the back panel. Remove the panel then snap a picture for us.



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