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Offline viking351

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viking needs advice on frididaire dwasher
« on: February 14, 2009, 07:17:44 PM »

wife says moisture is on the sides and door of dishwasher.
removed outer door panel and checked actuator switch for ohms.
spec sheet says 1835 i read 1300 on meter.

checked heater coil by touch. its hot.

suspect actuator but its $50 repairnet and what a second opion.

viking351


Model FDB636GFS5

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Re: viking needs advice on frididaire dwasher
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2009, 01:37:03 AM »
I'd like to hear your 1st opinion!

What is it that you think is broken?
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Re: viking needs advice on frididaire dwasher
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2009, 11:52:05 AM »
door vent actuator


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Re: viking needs advice on frididaire dwasher
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2009, 12:42:06 PM »
The vent assembly is cheaper than a  new electronic control which powers the vent. Showing resistance on that wax motor does not mean it will work with voltage applied. Get a new actuator assy.

Part number 154226701

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