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Washer Repair / Re: Kenmore Elite washer model 29272000
« Last post by Pnwdad1981 on January 24, 2021, 11:39:41 PM »
If you throw a 796 in front of that number itíll help.
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Washer Repair / Re: GE WPRB8050DOWW Washer Hub nut stuck on,
« Last post by Pnwdad1981 on January 24, 2021, 11:34:45 PM »
You are trying to go clockwise? Those are left handed threads. Usually what Iíve found since itís corse threads a lot of build up from scum and soap harden basically making a loctite. I try taking the nut off then on and repeat different directions to break up that crud. Usually 15 F words and the fore mentioned works.
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Dryer Repair / Re: Gas control valve solenoid coils
« Last post by Pnwdad1981 on January 24, 2021, 11:19:21 PM »
I like to use magnetron magnets and hook up a pulley to the lid and a rope and when you hear a click, count to 5 the lower the magnet down onto the valve and set a 5 minute timer as to know when to come back to do it again.
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Dryer Repair / Re: Kenmore electric dryer 110.6072010 with s/n 24225926
« Last post by Pnwdad1981 on January 24, 2021, 11:13:50 PM »
Usually what I do is take a propane torch and I melt the wheel so that it shrinks onto the shaft then mix up a batch of JB weld and stuff it in the square hole. If it vibrates just hit it with the torch and tweak it a bit.
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Dryer Repair / Re: Older Maytag electric dryer motor conversion --Model LDE 312
« Last post by Pnwdad1981 on January 24, 2021, 11:03:09 PM »
You can get a nice motor from a Kirby vacuum and zip tie it to the mounts then wire it through a standard 15A/120vac luminary toggle switch and duct tape the switch to the side somewhere.
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Dryer Repair / Re: Thermal fuse reset
« Last post by Pnwdad1981 on January 24, 2021, 10:59:19 PM »
Just use a safety pin and clamp it around the spade connectors, wrap it with high temp foil tape and apply a jumper to L1 on the power block to reset it. Zip it up and make a sandwhich.
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Dryer Repair / Re: Whirlpool Commercial dryer
« Last post by Pnwdad1981 on January 24, 2021, 10:53:01 PM »
Iím sure you figured it out but in case you havenít you need security torx (harbor freight cheap sets) and take the front console off to get to lid screws.
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Blaiser,
It's dead. The light will come on inside but the control panel is unresponsive. If you push the power button it does nothing. I pulled the panel and looked for burnt traces like the older models would do but everything looks fine. Is there a thermal fuse that can kill the control panel (similar to the Whirlpool Duet)?

Thanks,
Tony T
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Dryer Repair / Re: Maytag gas dryer model LDG512 with s/n 44031
« Last post by jimd2 on January 24, 2021, 07:13:13 PM »
Yes and I wish it was the old days when you just fixed something
These days suck
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Dryer Repair / Re: Thermal fuse reset
« Last post by tcarmen on January 24, 2021, 07:12:27 PM »
The plastic covered thermal fuses and the metal tubular thermal fuses that have one wire coming out of each end contain a small blob of metal that melts at the temperature stamped on the fuse. These are not resettable no matter what you do, since the actual metal has melted, leaving a gap.

The high limit thermostats contain a bimetal disc. but I've never tried a reset because I'm not sure if it would trip correctly a second time and I don't want to test my liability insurance. 8-) It's not meant to be reset, so I don't.
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