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Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 07-19-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By Dan O.
Red face Model number still incorrect

That is also NOT a proper model number. It will only be found right on the appliance's model and serial number identification tag, not on the bill of sale, owner's manual or any other literature or...
Forum: Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 07-19-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,426
Posted By Dan O.
Arrow How old is your refrigerator

That refrigerator looks to have been manufactured Dec. of 1994. (It was manufactured by Sanyo BTW.)

You can date most makes of major home appliances using the Date Code Search feature in the 'Home...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 10-04-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,292
Posted By Dan O.
Arrow Amperage?

What amperage is the ignitor drawing when it is glowing?

Dan O.
www.Appliance411.com
The Appliance Information Site (http://www.appliance411.com/parts/?ref411=Whirlpool+Range)
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Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-26-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,507
Posted By Dan O.
Cool Terminology

There is a "thermostat" and a "thermal cut-out" listed for your model (items # 14 and 15 in the 'Cooktop' illustration (http://www.appliance411.com/data.php?apm=GY395LXGQ4)). Either of those might...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-23-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,292
Posted By Dan O.
Thumbs down The oven ignitors used on your model should raw...

The oven ignitors used on your model should raw 3.2 to 3.6 amps. Anything more or less and they are likely defective and need to be replaced.

JMO

Dan O.
www.Appliance411.com
The Appliance...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-22-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,647
Posted By Dan O.
Thumbs up Fixed!

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Glad to hear you figured it out. Thanks for the follow up. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/images/icons/icon14.gif

Dan O.
www.Appliance411.com
The Appliance Information Site...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-22-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By Dan O.
Cool Check gas supply

No gas smell either??

If you're not getting any gas to any burner and no one turned off a main gas valve inside the stove, then you'll have to check your house gas supply as that is the only other...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-20-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By Dan O.
Cool Shutoff valve?

Great!

Whom disconnected it and did they turn off a main gas valve in the range (if present) before doing so (if in fact NONE of the burners (not surface nor oven) are getting gas - which you still...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-17-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By Dan O.
Question is there an OFF key? Dan...

is there an OFF key?

Dan O.
www.Appliance411.com
The Appliance Information Site (http://www.appliance411.com/parts/?ref411=Whirlpool+Oven)
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Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-17-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By Dan O.
Question gas valve off?

no gas to ANY burner, not surface nor oven?

Whom disconnected it for you?

If you're not getting gas to ANY burner, there may be a main shut off valve in the stove. Sometimes it is on the gas...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-04-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By Dan O.
Lightbulb Recalling fault code

Pressing and holding the "CANCEL" key for 5 seconds should display the previous fault code or "F0" (maybe "F0 E0") if none remains in memory.

I do not know if disconnecting power would have cleared...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-02-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,520
Posted By Dan O.
Lightbulb Instructions

The oven door removal process should be covered in the owner's manual. You can find owner's manual resources in the 'Home Service' section of my web site linked below.


*IF* removable, it wouldn't...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 08-01-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,927
Posted By Dan O.
Cool Appliance description inaccurate

The model number you posted is for a Whirlpool range (oven and cooktop combined) not a Kenmore "oven".


There is no component in that appliance model which would account for that. It might be just...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-31-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,268
Posted By Dan O.
Thumbs up Your model uses the same spark module: LINK >...

Your model uses the same spark module:

LINK > GE JGP326BEV1BB Spark Module (http://www.appliance411.com/data.php?ap=AP2020570)

JFYI

Dan O.
www.Appliance411.com
The Appliance Information Site...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-31-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,766
Posted By Dan O.
Arrow Not "glass"

1. It is not "glass" but a glass-ceramic composite (http://www.us.schott.com/hometech/english/products/ceran/applications/cooking_appliances/index.html).

2. Once the surface tension of the material...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-29-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,718
Posted By Dan O.
Question Bad switch? Short?

Turn on and glow red or just get warm?

Only by a problem in its switch could allow either. I myself have never come across a range with an element switch that failed in such a manor.

See...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-29-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By Dan O.
Thumbs up Fixed

Glad to hear you found the problem. Thanks for the follow up. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/images/icons/icon14.gif

Dan O.
www.Appliance411.com
The Appliance Information Site...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-26-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By Dan O.
Lightbulb See link supplied previously

Than check the things mentioned for that symptom described at the 'Understanding Gas Oven Ignition Systems' link previously supplied.


No gas should be released without the oven ignitor glowing. I...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-26-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Dan O.
Cool Loose connection?

Only a loose connection... somewhere. I have no specific areas to suggest looking at besides maybe the main terminal block where the cord connects to the range wiring and/or the wall outlet....
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-25-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By Dan O.
Question Model number still incorrect?

I still can't find a listing for that model number. The closest I found was 362.72201891


Different stoves are made and function differently. There is nothing to say whichever other one you looked...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-25-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,497
Posted By Dan O.
Question Test rather than guess

It should be easy enough to check to see if the ignitor was responsible for certain rather than just guessing. As long as it wasn't glowing at all, the ignitor would have to be electrically open...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-23-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By Dan O.
Unhappy Model number incorrect

I'm afraid that model number is incorrect. Please double check it.


Normally when ANY burner is turned on, ALL burners should spark.


If any burner is not sparking, there may be a problem with the...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-23-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,497
Posted By Dan O.
Cool Just replacing parts without any testing?

What is the ignitor doing at that time?

You can read about how common gas oven ignition systems work and the observations and tests necessary to start diagnosing problems with them at the following...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-22-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By Dan O.
Cool When in doubt...

This is from the owner's manual:




Yes, that is how modern electric surface elements have operated since the early 60's. It is just more noticeable on elements under glass as opposed to coil...
Forum: Oven Repair (including Ranges and Cooktops) 07-22-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By Dan O.
Question Hinges defective?

A problem with the hinges and/or springs is very likely, yes.

LINK > Whirlpool GR556LRKS0 R&L Hinge and Spring Asm. (http://www.appliance411.com/data.php?ap=AP3038963)

JMO

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