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  2. davejohnsonnola

    ohms or capacitance reading on a water valve?

    ECtofix, I'm in the same "going nuts" boat. The casinos and race tracks in the rest of Louisiana are opened in various stages and occupancy, (no fans, just horse related folks at the tracks) but in New Orleans, which had some of the worst # of cases and death rates last month the big casinos and our track are still closed. Finally got the unemployment $ going after an over two month delay but am finding out that being left entirely to my self and with no structure is not a good place for me to be. Strange, I have no trouble packing a tool bag and driving across town to help a friend out with something, but have no desire or drive to fix my own stuff.
  3. davejohnsonnola

    ohms or capacitance reading on a water valve?

    Well, the Curtis folks are very responsive to their online support! ME: Subject: Technical Support Message: Curious as to why use the diode function on a multi-meter to check the coils on brew and inlet valves on a D500GT brewer instead of using ohmmeter? I'm currently furloughed and do not have a machine in front of me, but am taking the ignitor labs training series and came across this. From the schematic this is a 120 volt ac supply and not a polarized DC circuit so I am confused and curious. Thank for any response. -------- Original message -------- From: TechService <TechService@wilburcurtis.com> Date: 5/26/20 8:42 AM (GMT-06:00) ______________________________________________________________________ Good morning David, some to our coils are rectified. Testing with diode setting is one of two ways to test. ME: Thanks for the response, but a diode check would read in volts, not ohms? -------- Original message -------- From: TechService <TechService@wilburcurtis.com> Date: 5/26/20 11:38 AM (GMT-06:00) A diode check will read in ohms. Eric Contreras Sr. Technical Service Representative Professional Coffee Machines - The Americas Wilbur Curtis Co., Inc. | 6913 Acco St. | Montebello, CA 90640 | USA phone: +1 (800) 995-0417 techservice@wilburcurtis.com | www.wmfnorthamerica.com | www.schaererusa.com | www.wilburcurtis.com ME: Thanks again for rapid responses. My only meter that has that function is locked up in furloughed facility and can't remember the last time I might have used that function!
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  5. I think I may have identified the source of the "syrup". See video: https://photos.app.goo.gl/s18Tz9VjeikyQiNM9 It originates along part of the length of the rubber gasket/seal (I think that's what it's called...?) on the bottom edge of the fridge door. Not sure why it's leaking brown watery liquid. Would love to solve this mystery as inexpensively as possible. If it can't be resolved easily, will replacing the gasket/seal fix this? Or possibly replacing the door? Ideally I would like to avoid buying a new fridge, since the rest of the unit itself still works well.
  6. Thank you, "vent booster" is pointing me in the right direction! A search on Google Images confirms this. Finally! Thank you! The strange thing is, I seldom use the dryer. I can understand why this booster might run when the dryer is operating. But every time in the past when this booster ran past the cycle, it was always a WASH cycle, never a dry cycle. This week's episode was no exception... it was my weekly wash cycle and the booster inexplicably felt like running for 5 hours afterwards. Surely, a washer does not use air which needs to be vented outside, correct?
  7. Captain Dunsel

    LDP6797BD Dishwasher

    See if this is what your looking for!
  8. I need the service manual for this model.
  9. Son of Samurai

    Jenn air range Tech. info

    Here you go:
  10. JennAir JGR8875QDS Range Service Manual View File PUB 16022498 Submitter Son of Samurai Submitted 05/26/2020 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  11. Version 1.0.0


    PUB 16022498
  12. Approved. Thanks @Vance R!
  13. Norcold DE0061 Refrigerator Service Manual View File PUB 625343 for DE/ EV 0041, DE/ EV 0061 Submitter Vance R Submitted 05/25/2020 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  14. Son of Samurai

    Kitchen Aid - KBFS22EWMS5

    Approved -- thanks @Vance R!
  15. Kichenaid KBFS22EWMS5 Refrigerator Tech Sheet View File PUB W10477603 Rev A Submitter Vance R Submitted 05/25/2020 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  16. Going out on this call this morning. I found PUB 16027183 but through a different mo.# not sure if it would work. I have a customer complaint that the cook top works fine but when he goes to turn on the oven he gets a sputtering noise.
  17. So the refrigerator defrost system all of the sudden works after a couple of frustrating months. The only thing I did the last time I went into it, was physically remove the heating element and bench test it and then reinstall it. I had un plugged it in the past to check for continuity and re-plugged it in. I also removed the new and reinstalled the old circuit board. Not sure what fixed it, but will take the victory.
  18. Budget Appliance Repair

    Inglis Model IGD4400SQ0 Some heat but not drying

    There is a flame inspection port on the front panel of your dryer - this is just a standard Whirlpool built top filter dryer. The little square plastic plug on the left of lower front panel pops out so you can watch the flame. If you are sure the vent is clear there is a good chance you need to change the gas valve coils, (it appears from the parts diagram this dryer was manufactured sometime in 2006), if the coils have never been changed then they are 14 years old and this is the way they fail. They will operate and let the dryer heat for anywhere from 10 - 30 minutes then when they are heated up from operating one of the coils will fail open and they dryer will stop heating. If you let it cool down for awhile and then start it up again it will be heating. Remove the flame inspection port plug set the dryer on a hi heat setting on a 60 minute cycle and watch thru the inspection port after you start it up and watch for the ignitor to glow and flame to light. Let it run for about 30 minutes and come back and watch thru the inspection port again and see if you see the ignitor glow then go out and no flame then turn back on and glow again after about 30 or 40 seconds - if it is doing that and no flame lighting you have bad gas valve coils, replace them as a set. Part number: 279834
  19. Since you are in a condo and the vent goes up to the roof, it sounds like the contraption you are describing is a "Vent Booster". This would be an fan booster in the vent duct for long ducts to move air over the extended distance the vent duct needs to get up and out the roof. Usually these units only operate when the dryer is operation with the use of a pressure switch sensing the vent duct pressure and which turns the booster fan on and then off when the dryer goes off, (there maybe some other mechanism activating this one so it runs for a certain length of time after the dryer is still off - but I've never heard of one that does that).
  20. Here Now Tech

    Viking CT Manual Request

    Great advice, I'll heed the warning. Thank you
  21. Found an old service manual for de/ ev0041 and de/ ev0061. Hope this what you were after. Pending approval:
  22. Version 1.0.0

    1 download

    PUB 625343 for DE/ EV 0041, DE/ EV 0061
  23. Vance R

    Kitchen Aid - KBFS22EWMS5

    Found tech sheet W10477603A for KBFS22EWMS5. Looks like it has same info as W10322956, but uploaded it just in case. Pending approval:
  24. Version 1.0.0


    PUB W10477603 Rev A
  25. ECtoFix

    ohms or capacitance reading on a water valve?

    @Budget Appliance Repair, You got me there! Yup, you're right. Diode can't be used for that in an AC circuit. The valves in that brewer ARE 120vac, so a R-C snubber would be needed. I guess my theorizing on that last night got a bit off after too many adult beverages. @davejohnsonnola, I get AROUND? LOL! Yes, I'm bored too. Been stuck at home for two months now and the resort I work at is predicting 25 June re-opening. I'm going nuts! FWIW: I'd be curious to hear what Wilbur-Curtis' tech support has to say about that testing method. Give 'em a call tomorrow, would ya? To satisfy my curiosity, I ALSO wanna know what they say about that testing procedure.
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