Thursday

Hi all,
2001 Kenmore Upright Freezer Frigidaire built: not cooling below 30 degrees. Found 2 evaporator coils frosted up think, the rest of the coils were bare. No leak found in sealed system, Compressor not pumping freon properly, ordered a Compressor.
2004 Kenmore brand new portable dishwasher Whirlpool built: not draining properly. All portable dishwashers hook up to the kitchen sink faucet.
The Drain hose was kinked under the dishwasher, i reset the hose and tested it, worked great.
2001 Kenmore SxS Refrig. Whirlpool built: ice maker not making ice, cubes get jammed in ice maker, this whirlpool part #2212352 fixes that. Its a new design ice maker. This is the 5 cube ice maker. Very small and compact.
2004 brand new Amana Range: oven door glass has a stain from customer accidentally spilling something near door vent.
This is the outer door glass, easy to remove and clean. just has 5 screws on the bottom track.
1999 Knemore Whirlpool built washer, not spinning: replaced the motor coupler.
Thats it today!
Have a Good Evening!

Water to Refrigerator

Hi all,
Remember: You should change the water filter at least once a year. If the filter is old and clogged it will cause water pressure and ice maker problems too. :)
If your water pressure seems low, or the ice maker is making hollow cubes, check this first:
The best way to check is pull out the refrig. turn off your water supply to the refrig. Take of the water line going to the refrig. water valve.
Get something to catch water in, like a small bucket or container, put the water line in that, then turn the water on.
If you get a good stream and good water pressure then its in the refrig. water valve or ice maker.
Lots of times i see low water pressure because people install those self piercing needle valves to the cold water line under the sink. Those clog up alot, because the hole that supplies water is so small.
Have a Good Day!

Gas and Electric

Hi all,
Some people like Gas Ranges others Electric. I have owned both, and i enjoy both types. I dont have a favorite.
I do get alot of customers that have questions about the Broiling system.
Since the Broil has to stay on all the time when you Broil, the oven door should remain ajar, so the heat can escape, and keeps the thermostat from turning the broiler off.
Thats it for now.
Have a Good Evening!

Cool Monday

Another Cool day in the 60’s here in Western Oregon, but our hot days will return, always do in early Sept.
2003 Kenmore Whirlpool Built Portable Dishwasher: Not letting enough water in, changed water valve.
2001 Kenmore Whirlpool Built Front Load Washer: Baffle broken, There is a Baffle Kit Whirlpool makes, its a lifesaver! You dont have to pull out the tub to install it, pulling out the tub is very time consuming.
2004 Kenmore Window Air Conditioner: bad oder coming out when unit is first turned on. Very Rare to see this happen! Smelled like a wet dog.
They did have a dog. :) But other homes have Dogs and there is no problem with dog smell. The house did smell very odd. Like they over-fraganced it. I wouldnt say there was anything wrong with the A/C it was cooling good. Just told them to try vanilla extract to get rid of smell.
1989 Kenmore Whirlpool Built Dryer: Not heating, replaced heating element.
2004 Kenmore Whirlpool Built SxS Refrig.: Ice maker not working, replaced.
Thats it today.
Have a good evening!