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  3. Hi - I posted here a while back dealing with a dishwasher that would power itself on and off repeatedly both during a cycle and at random times throughout the day and night, even powering itself on from an off state. We have dealt with it for a while longer now, but it is getting so it needs to be restarted multiple times to complete a cycle and I am over it taking the entire day and 5 restarts to finish. I found that torquing the control panel and/or the entire top of the door could illicit the behavior, but it was always inconsistent. There wasnt one twist or bend that would always turn it on or off. I finally purchased and replaced the operating module (Not sure if that is the name, the white box and buttons housing the control board at the top of the door) The new module did in fact remedy the issue, so my guess is that the old panel was somehow being triggered by moisture/pressure/short in and around the capacitive switches or on the board itself. But I am now presented with another conundrum. The new issue is that the new control panel switches are not able to be triggered with the top silver plastic fascia panel clipped onto the plastic housing. No amount of pressing/holding/rubbing fingers on the plastic panel triggers the new control buttons. The buttons register touch and the dishwasher works perfectly and completes cycles without hesitation with the fascia panel off. It is unresponsive with the fascia on. The guy at my local shop is insistent that the buttons are pressure buttons and that the panel is somehow defective and not allowing the buttons to be pressed. I am reasonably certain the buttons are capacitive or something similar (resistive, etc) since they can only be triggered by a finger or other similar material, and will not trigger by pressing with a wood dowel or other non conductive material. He wants to sell me a new fascia and housing at $70. Since the part is only sold (that I can find) as an entire piece (housing and fascia) I am stuck with replacing the whole thing. I am hoping someone has had experience with this machine or touch panels in general and can speak to one piece of plastic allowing more transmission of field over another and let me know if this is a realistic next troubleshooting step. To me it just seems like I would be replacing one piece of bulk manufactured plastic with another, and assuming consistent manufacturing, the transmission of my finger touch to the underlying button would be similar enough to the point of not resolving the issue. (Note that there is no visible damage in my current fascia, no cracks or other noticeable irregularities) It seems more likely (to me anyway) that the triggering threshold is different in the two boards I have, the original to the point of being super sensitive, and the new one being just below what can be registered through the plastic fascia. But I dont see any way that the threshold can be adjusted on the board/buttons. Anyone have any thoughts for me? I can provide pictures, video, etc if anyone is willing to think through this with me. The machine is about 4 years old. Model SHX68T55UC/07 Thanks
  4. Stone from machine. Publication number is 31-16164 Thanks.
  5. Son of Samurai

    Whirlpool Wfw9500Tc01 please

    Make sure you limit your search to the Files section using the drop down menu from the search bar. That way, the only results that will pull up are downloadable files.
  6. GE Gas Range CO Complaints, Delayed Ignition or Odor During Oven Operation Service Bulletin View File PUB RA05-18 For models JGB860, PGB960 and PGB980 Submitter coolhandluke Submitted 10/17/2018 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  7. Hi there, Kiwi appliance rech looking for service manual for Haier double door refrigerator. Thanks
  8. Bintiwangu

    Whirlpool Wfw9500Tc01 please

    Thank you Sam I did try the wild card and all I came up with was the one I talked about that I couldn't get into. I will try it again.
  9. 16345Ed

    VMW washer "impossible" Failure Code

    Well since you changed just about everything else... that leaves the board. Sometimes calling a tech is worth it, lol.
  10. Son of Samurai

    Whirlpool Wfw9500Tc01 please

    We actually have this one uploaded to the site already -- you can find it by searching with a truncated model number using the "*" wildcard character. Like this: WFW9500T* As for telling what tech sheet is for what model, that can be hard sometimes. Manufacturers will put out a tech sheet that applies to several very different looking model numbers. The best practice is to search our Downloads section using a truncated model number, like I showed. Even better is if you can find the publication number for the tech sheet you need. We include the pub number in the description of every file on the site (when possible), so searching that way is pretty surefire.
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  12. Captain Dunsel

    Finding Kenmore Tech Sheet When finding Kenmore Tech Sheets sometimes you have to go to Sears Site and get the Tech sheet number Then go to Service Matters. That tech sheet number for Technician No Excuse is Tech Sheet - 8181790 - Rev A.pdf Just trying to help.
  13. hello I'm needing a manual / tech sheet on this washer please. Someone posted a link to one here years ago- but it was at "service matters" and would not let me in. It will give an f 21 code sometimes and sometimes says suds. the homeowner has already cleaned debris from the pump on previous occasions and it only works intermittently. How does one know if a similar model is close enough or not as far as tech sheets? I got on a job the other day with a manual that was not exact for a Haier refrigerator, and it had the old school defrost timer instead of a board as the manual showed.
  14. Just got off phone with Electrolux and after a short discussion, I am now waiting for an email with instructions for a replacement unit. So thankful I found this thread.
  15. Oven is not working and I want check elements.
  16. safetyt

    VMW washer "impossible" Failure Code

    I am having the exact same problems as listed in this thread. I have replaced the lid switch, the pump and the acuator and it still sits and hums and will not do anything when i try to wash. I can run diagnostic and it runs fills up and drains water and agitates but will not run for regular cycle. I do not know how to clear the codes. It will not run a calibration.
  17. Son of Samurai

    Need a Whirlpool washer tech Sheet

    Unfortunately, doesn't look like Whirlpool is giving us any info on this one at Service Matters. Anyone else got anything?
  18. Son of Samurai

    Whirlpool range tech sheet please

    Uses this tech sheet:
  19. I saw many tech sheets for Kenmore in here but could not identify one for this model.
  20. if it were me I would , cause if it has the 5 pad clutch you will be fine. to me, it does a better job with a swirl away drain.
  21. Thank you for your reply. With this washer, I only do about 3 loads per week. If I understand you correctly, I should just leave it like it is? BTW. it does have the 5 pad clutch.
  22. Son of Samurai

    Kenmore Refrigerator 106.74964401

    Uses this tech sheet:
  23. qtband

    GE Freeze Up

    UPDATE: No frost yet. It's been 3 weeks. Looks like the cheapest part was the solution. Thanks everyone.
  24. The neutral drain in both transmissions are bad, the older direct drives didn’t have a neutral drain but whirlpool discovered they could cheapen the clutch by pumping all the water out before starting the spin. It will work fine ( better in my opinion) doing the swirl away drain but the cheaper 3 pad clutch will wear out a little quicker.
  25. Alanwalker

    Microwave issues

    Thanks for the post. I was too having such an issue with my microwave. This post seemed helpful.
  26. On my old whirlpool diect drive coupler washer, I have a problem I can't figure out. After the pause from agitating and it starts to drain, it immediately starts spinning while draining. If I hold the tub at the start, it drains normally but when i let it go, it starts spinning. If i hold the tub more than 2 minutes or so, I think I smell a burning odor. I've swapped out the complete transmission and the timer with known good ones from my other machine and the same thing happens. The only thing left that I can think of is the brake but I'm not sure how that is supposed to work. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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