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Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 12-08-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,494
Posted By rickgburton
The auger motor turns one direction for cubes and...

The auger motor turns one direction for cubes and the opposite direction for crushed ice.
Forum: Dryer Repair 12-13-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 31,228
Posted By rickgburton
Up until recently I never would have guessed the...

Up until recently I never would have guessed the thermal fuse could cause this problem but it can. There's 120 VAC going to the gas valve and it energizes two of the three coils and the igniter. When...
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-19-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 31,228
Posted By rickgburton
Ninety percent of the time, an issue like yours...

Ninety percent of the time, an issue like yours is caused by poor air flow.Try drying one load with the vent hose off and see if it makes a difference.
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-19-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 31,228
Posted By rickgburton
Natasha, give me your model number and describe...

Natasha, give me your model number and describe exactly what it's doing.
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-30-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,611
Posted By rickgburton
If the unit is working OK, don't use a jumper....

If the unit is working OK, don't use a jumper. You won't fry anything leaving it off.
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 03-21-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Posted By rickgburton
Hmm When I looked earlier I found a control board...

Hmm When I looked earlier I found a control board but I may have made a mistake and entered the wrong model number because now I just see the thermostat. Enter you model number in the parts search...
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 03-21-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By rickgburton
You could have a problem with the water valve...

You could have a problem with the water valve behind the machine. To check the valve, disconnect the two water lines, ice maker and water dispenser lines. Disconnect the two wire connectors. Use a...
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 03-21-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Posted By rickgburton
It sounds like the control panel is the problem....

It sounds like the control panel is the problem. However, it looks like it's been permanently discontinued by the manufacturer.
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 03-21-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,205
Posted By rickgburton
It sounds like your compressor is locked. The...

It sounds like your compressor is locked. The clicking you hear is the overload opening and closing. Repair costs would exceed it's value.
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 02-12-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,196
Posted By rickgburton
That's because it's probably not a solder...

That's because it's probably not a solder connection but a bad IC chip. richappy must have been bored with nothing to do so he said check a solder connection. Even if there was a bad solder joint...
Forum: Dryer Repair 02-10-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 31,228
Posted By rickgburton
OK, old school. Check the cycling thermostat for...

OK, old school. Check the cycling thermostat for continuity. Measure the thermostat heater (smaller wires on the cycling thermostat) It should measure 5600-8400 ohms. If it checks out, replace the...
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 02-10-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,196
Posted By rickgburton
Replace the motherboard and that will fix it.

Replace the motherboard and that will fix it.
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 02-10-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,453
Posted By rickgburton
I've had to replace the motors for the same...

I've had to replace the motors for the same issue. What I think is happening is the motor is wearing out and it's getting hotter as it runs, causing condensation that freezes. Replace the IDI motor...
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 02-10-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,775
Posted By rickgburton
Yep, you most likely have a faulty start device....

Yep, you most likely have a faulty start device. Remove the bail wire holding the relay/overload to the compressor. Remove the two wire connector from the relay/overload. Pull the relay/overload...
Forum: Dryer Repair 02-10-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 31,228
Posted By rickgburton
I think this is the same for your model so try...

I think this is the same for your model so try this; Be sure the dryer is in standby mode (plugged in with all indicators off, or with only the Dry indicator on). Select any one button (except...
Forum: Dryer Repair 02-10-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 31,228
Posted By rickgburton
No, I just said usually but depending on your...

No, I just said usually but depending on your model it could be anything. What's your model number?
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 02-10-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,807
Posted By rickgburton
Awesome! Good job!

Awesome! Good job!
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 02-10-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,640
Posted By rickgburton
Sounds like you'll need to replace the...

Sounds like you'll need to replace the motherboard. Remove the cover over the motherboard and measure the voltage between Line and Comp where the blue connector is. You should have 120 VAC.
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 02-10-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,592
Posted By rickgburton
That's a defrost problem caused by either the...

That's a defrost problem caused by either the defrost heater, the defrost thermostat, or the control board.

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First you need to get a VOM (Volt Ohm Meter) and familiarize...
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 02-10-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,960
Posted By rickgburton
Use a hair dryer to heat the old one and soften...

Use a hair dryer to heat the old one and soften the adhesive. Peel the old one off then remove the protective cover on the new one and stick it on.
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 02-10-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,807
Posted By rickgburton
Use a small flat blade screwdriver in the opening...

Use a small flat blade screwdriver in the opening in the bottom right corner of the dispenser and pry the right side of the display assembly out. Then pull the display assembly to the right and out.
Forum: Dryer Repair 02-10-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 31,228
Posted By rickgburton
Then you will need to find out where you're...

Then you will need to find out where you're losing the voltage to the gas valve. If it works on timed and not automatic, it's probably the timer that's faulty.
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 01-21-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,223
Posted By rickgburton
Disconnect the water line for the dispenser from...

Disconnect the water line for the dispenser from the water valve and press the dispenser lever and see if water continues to drip from the valve.
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 01-08-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,486
Posted By rickgburton
8 or 9 amps running? That's way too much. I don't...

8 or 9 amps running? That's way too much. I don't know why I can't get anything to come up with that number. Are you in the USA? Try replacing the start device. It's either that or the compressor.
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 01-08-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By rickgburton
Check out this service flash I was able to locate...

Check out this service flash I was able to locate while I look for a wiring diagram.
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