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Forum: Washer Repair 02-07-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By LesterS
Hi Eric, this is Lester.....the last 5-6 posts...

Hi Eric, this is Lester.....the last 5-6 posts here are from someone else (Salcen). You have been communicating with him and I don't know who he is and why this all of a sudden appeared on my...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 01-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By LesterS
No Bake Oven

Oven was taking long to reach baking temp, sometimes only reaching partial temp and now does not heat up at all. Ignitor fires and stays on, but gas does not come on. Broiler works fine and that...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 01-25-2014, 08:11 PM
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Views: 256
Posted By LesterS
No Bake Oven

Oven was taking long to reach baking temp, sometimes only reaching partial temp (did not observe what was going on), now does not heat up at all. Ignitor fires and stays on, but gas does not come on...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-23-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By LesterS
Excellent explanation! Thanks for sharing the...

Excellent explanation! Thanks for sharing the knowledge. This explains a lot of things.....after disassembly, sleeve was no longer "locked" to trans shaft, allowing it to spin freely around shaft...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By LesterS
So a new bearing has no moving/spinning...

So a new bearing has no moving/spinning parts...it is not a roller bearing? I already had the drum out and the bearing removed, that is how I knew that the sleeve/liner was stuck in the bearing. I...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By LesterS
Ok Eric....it did not look/sound like a good idea...

Ok Eric....it did not look/sound like a good idea to try to remove the brake assy w/o the right tool, so I considered buying one, but in the mean-time it wasn't too hard to remove the basket and...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-19-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By LesterS
Ok, thanks.....I have no experience with these...

Ok, thanks.....I have no experience with these and did not know how that brake was designed/worked. I do not think a piece of clothing got in there, but can check. I also tend to think it is the...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-19-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By LesterS
Thanks again Eric.....am I removing the brake pkg...

Thanks again Eric.....am I removing the brake pkg to eliminate that as a possible problem? In other words, if after removing it, I can spin the basket, does that mean the brake is stuck/locked? If...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By LesterS
Thanks for the reply Eric....the machine was...

Thanks for the reply Eric....the machine was already tilted and main drive belt removed. The main drive pulley under transmission does spin by hand clockwise about 1-1/4 revolutions, climbs up shaft...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By LesterS
NO SPIN Maytag

20 yr old workhorse agitates thru wash cycle, but does not spin thru spin cycle. The pump and motor work fine and drain machine, but drum does not spin. The transmission pulley and drive belt spin...
Forum: Dryer Repair 06-09-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,088
Posted By LesterS
ok, all parts checked ok....the wires and...

ok, all parts checked ok....the wires and terminals on the timer were all clearly marked so it was easy to test it for continuity at Y-BG. then I noticed that I had power (115V) at the main on off...
Forum: Dryer Repair 06-06-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,088
Posted By LesterS
thank you, will double check, but according to my...

thank you, will double check, but according to my past checks, as indicated in previous posts, the thermal fuse, door switch and main on/off switch are all ok...that leaves the timer. hopefully I...
Forum: Dryer Repair 06-05-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,088
Posted By LesterS
attached is the wiring diagram......power (115v)...

attached is the wiring diagram......power (115v) is present into and out of the thermal fuse and the door switch
Forum: Dryer Repair 06-04-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,088
Posted By LesterS
to what email address?

to what email address?
Forum: Dryer Repair 06-04-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,088
Posted By LesterS
ok no problem.....the door switch is in tact and...

ok no problem.....the door switch is in tact and good. the timer has about 5 terminals on it, how do I check them for continuity? when I checked them for voltage, they all showed approx 9.5v except...
Forum: Dryer Repair 06-04-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,088
Posted By LesterS
Dryer won't start

I'm not an electrician so my terminology might not be precise, I'll try to explain better what I did......with the machine plugged in and both wire leads attached to the thermal fuse, I checked each...
Forum: Dryer Repair 06-04-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,088
Posted By LesterS
Dryer won't start

dryer is from 1982, they don't make 'em like this anymore! there is full voltage (115v) at both terminals of the thermal fuse located in lint exhaust duct and at both terminals of the door switch. no...
Forum: Dryer Repair 05-14-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By LesterS
there is no power to the start switch, how could...

there is no power to the start switch, how could the motor/belt/drum turn? yes, the wall has voltage. maybe I'm not getting it, but sounds like you haven't read my post details?
Forum: Dryer Repair 05-12-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By LesterS
Dryer Doesnt Start

none of the 3 leads to the start switch are hot, this 3 terminal spring loaded switch (#685067) shows continuity at appropriate terminals in both positions. door switch also tests good for...
Forum: Dryer Repair 03-08-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By LesterS
oldie but goodie

they don't build 'em like this anymore....30 yrs old! glow plug lights, gas fires up and shuts down in a few seconds.
Forum: Dishwasher Repair 03-12-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By LesterS
NO WATER in old Kenmore Dishwasher

The machine was working, but leaking water from inlet valve (AP#3050333). I removed the assy., disassembled, cleaned and replaced it. Now there is no water getting into the machine. The water supply...
Forum: Dryer Repair 11-04-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,774
Posted By LesterS
ORDERED and REPLACED GAS VALVE COILS

Hey Joe, I replaced the coils and while testing the dryer with the front cover still off (set aside as far as the connected door switch wiring would allow) the ignitor woulg glow and soon after the...
Forum: Dryer Repair 10-29-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,774
Posted By LesterS
awesome explanation Joe!! thanks so much!! Yep,...

awesome explanation Joe!! thanks so much!! Yep, I get it now!! It should show continuity until the igniter glows, then open (no continuity or infinity on the scale).....simple switch! That...
Forum: Dryer Repair 10-29-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,036
Posted By LesterS
Thanks Joe at the APP Team!!!!! I read your...

Thanks Joe at the APP Team!!!!! I read your response to my post in the Scolmery thread.....I can now order the replacement coils without that little nagging voice in my head saying.."what if...?" ...
Forum: Dryer Repair 10-28-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,774
Posted By LesterS
Scolmery, I have the same dryer and same problem...

Scolmery, I have the same dryer and same problem as yours! Read my two posts from today. I have not gotten any replies, but from all my reading/research it is almost certainly the gas valve coils...
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