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  2. Hello, Long time listener, first time caller. My Frigidaire dishwasher has had a small leak through the sump gasket ever since I took the whole thing appart to clean out a major detergent/junk clog. I ordered a new gasket and installed it, but it keeps leaking. I've tried to redo it a couple times with the same outcome. I'm wondering if anyone has a picture of how he gasket should be installed. I want to confirm I'm putting it on properly. I'll take any other help you may have as well! Thanks, Josh
  3. Internal drum is loose and banging the sides, is it worth it to replace the parts or just buy new?
  4. Yesterday
  5. Do you know any techs or companies who would serve Bayonne ?
  6. Usually, if you call them and inquire, they will extend your warranty if you use their Authorized Service company. Sub-Zero is a goos outfit, it is cool to know Dacor did that for you! Please let us know if they find anything interesting?
  7. I don't know what's going on with appliance companies these days, but Dacor just gave us an extended parts and labor warranty and scheduled service for our micro. First Subzero Wolf with our gas range and now Dacor with our micro. I like it.
  8. Whirlpool Top Mount Fridge - Service and Wiring Sheet - W10674984.pdf
  9. Yeeessss, so keep an eye on it and it may save you some headaches, last thing you want to do is make a warranty rquest and get slammed with a bill because the tech can't prove anything is wrong!
  10. Hmmm.....no, so it could have been 82.6 to 94.4 instead of the 83 - 94 I used - which would be 1180 which is very close to 1200 watts. As it was, most of my measurements were 10 degrees. I rounded up to 11 because of the lack of digits. I suppose it could be that the 11 would round up very close to 12.
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  12. In need of a Frigidaire Range Service manual and schematic. FFEF3013LWG VF32383399
  13. Best way I have found to dry saturated styrofoam is to leave it out in the sunlight... I tried spinning it in the washing machine, but it wasn't any faster!
  14. was it a digital thermometer? does it read 98.6 if you check your own temp?
  15. Once the file is downloaded to your device you can do whatever you want with it. If there's a problem uploading to Dropbox it's likely a problem with your device.
  16. I've seen that 20 times on both the scamson and lg models and have never found a problem other than that. I've come to the conclusion that the freezer door was left open so when I see that I defrost it, charge them and say call me if it does it again, be sure to push the door closed. Gotta check the simple stuff first.
  17. Dang chinese junk...sears parts explosion looks like it came off a copier from the 50's. Doesn't even list a tech sheet.
  18. I've hidden a response here because I mixed up the models. Being an old post I didn't double check the model number and thought we were talking about a the GE built unit that came after the ScamSon built units. If you did read it disregard it about the control board.
  19. I found a thermometer and ran the test 6 times. The temp rise is between 10 to 11 degrees. Sometimes 10 sometimes 11. So according to the formula, all things being equal, best case, the micro is putting out 1100 watts. The micro is supposed to be 1200 Watt. Is 1100 within the realm of acceptable performance or is it indicative of pending failure? And/or could a low voltage supply be a possible cause of less than optimum performance? All other appliances and electronic devices seem to be operating normally, although that is probably difficult to measure from just normal usage. The Golf Channel and Real Madrid soccer is looking good. On another note, the Dacor warranty on this sucks. One year parts only. Is that a normal industry standard? So, from day one if the micro fails I pay for labor. Hmmm.... I was looking a little more closely as it's coming up on 2 years in about 3 months and the CC extended warranty is going to run out. If I want to recover any repair costs I have to submit it in the not too distant future.
  20. I like it, I don't think I have a thermometer. I use a laser for my chocolate or frying oil, but I don't think it's accurate for water. I seem to remember reading that somewhere. Have to get a thermometer.
  21. Last week
  22. I just fixed mine. There's a video showing repair of a cracked tube that encouraged me to try, but the actual problem was a leak between the tank and a pipe riser from it. The O-ring cost something like 60¢. Following the video made it easy to open, diagnose, fix & close up; you might spend less than an hour. I had to take a trip to the hardware store for the bad O-ring & had already spent $6 on a short selection of *silicone* tubing as advised by the video. The styrofoam insulation was soaked. DO NOT try to dry it on a low setting in the oven, as I did! It warped badly, making re-assembly a chore. Not a bad task for a home handyman. Insinkerator doesn't seem to sell any repair parts, so either you give it a try or spend $300 or up to replace it.
  23. I just ordered a Kill-a-Watt on Amazon. Seems like a good thing to have.
  24. I would meter the outlet and see what the voltage is. Test the power output per Hiroshi's test. You could also purchase a kill-a-watt for around $20.00 to get the actual wattage.
  25. Power testing can be done on any microwave... if you follow these steps and the result doesn't match your wattage, meter your outlet voltage, and start watching for small details like Johntech described as they may be adding up to what will appear to be a problem in a microwave with no broken parts. Procedure Using Fahrenheit Thermometer: Pour exactly 1000 milliliters (mL) of cool tap water into a microwave-safe container. Using the thermometer, stir the water for about 10 seconds, then measure and record the temperature. For accurate results the initial water temperature should be between 60 degrees F (15.6 degrees C) and 80 degrees F (26.7 C). Place the container on the center of the oven cooking shelf. DO NOT leave the thermometer in the container. The cooking shelf (tray) or turntable must be in place and any metal racks must be removed. Heat the water for 33 seconds at full power. Use an accurate digital timer or stop watch if the oven has a mechanical timer. After the heating time is completed, immediately remove the container, stir the water for about 10 seconds, re-measure and record the temperature of the heated water. Subtract the starting water temperature (step 1) from the ending water temperature (step 4) to obtain the temperature rise. To determine the output power in watts, multiply the total temperature rise by a factor of 100. Example: Starting temperature (T1) = 60 deg F Ending temperature (T2) = 72 deg F Subtract T1 from T2: 72 - 60 = 12 (temperature rise) Multiply temperature rise by 100: 12 x 100 = 1200 watts The test may be repeated to insure accuracy
  26. I had not thought of the reduced power possibility. We live in a 40 story condo in Hawaii so the A/C is running all the time except during winter, but I can see how that might make a difference. As to the size of potato, I did not weigh them so just using the ole eye ball method to determine if the size is close to the same as a year ago and along the time line. That doesn't seem to be the issue, but can't guarantee it.
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