Multimeter

Having a Multimeter is a must for appliance repair for testing voltage to appliances and appliance parts, continuity/ohms on thermal fuses, thermostats, thermistors, heating elements. The list goes on and on.

This multimeter even has a temperature probe which is good for testing refrigerator, dryer, and oven temperatures.

Volts AC 750 , Volts DC 1000, Amps AC 10, Resistance max. (Ohms) 2M,  Continuity, Temperature -4 °F to 2498° F, Display (Counts) 2,000,  Operating Temperature 32° F to 74° F (0°C to 23°C), Fuse Protection mA:  0.2A/ 250V, Power 9 V Battery (included), Size 5.5″L x 3″W x 1.5″. Temp  probe included.

Frigidaire and Electrolux ICON Electric Smoothtop Cooktops and Slide-In Ranges Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Frigidaire and Electrolux ICON Smoothtop Electric Cooktops and Frigidaire Slide-in Ranges with rotary knobs and digital displays

Units: About 122,000

Manufacturer: Electrolux Home Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.

Hazard: Liquids can pool under the control knob and cause the surface heating element to turn on unexpectedly, heat to temperatures other than expected and then not turn off, posing a risk of fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Electrolux has received 70 reports of incidents, including three reports of fires that resulted in property damage. Three minor burn injuries were reported.

Description: This recall involves Frigidaire and Electrolux ICON smoothtop electric cooktops and Frigidaire slide-in ranges with rotary knobs and digital displays. Model and serial numbers for the slide-in ranges can be found inside the oven door on the left side of the unit or on the underside surface on cooktop models. The following model and serial numbers are included in this recall:

Frigidaire Serial Number Range and Models
Serial Number Range: NF501XXXXX through NF952XXXXX
Model Numbers GLEC30S9EB
GLEC36S9EB
GLEC30S9EQ
GLEC36S9EQ
GLEC30S9ES
GLEC36S9ES
GLES389EB
GLES389EQ
GLES389ES
GLES389FB
GLES389FQ
GLES389FS
LEEC30S9FE
LEEC36S9FE
LES389FE
PLEC30S9EC
PLEC36S9EC
PLES389EC
PLES399EC
Electrolux ICON Serial Number Range and Models
Serial Number Range: NF501XXXXX through NF045XXXXX
Model Numbers E30EC65ESS E36EC65ESS

Sold at: Mass merchandise and independent retail stores from January 2005 through August 2010 for between $500 and $2,500.

Manufactured in: Canada

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled ranges or power off cooktops at the circuit breaker. Contact Electrolux for information on how to obtain a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Electrolux at (888) 281-5310 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday or visit the firm’s website at www.smoothtoprangerecall.com (Frigidaire) or www.cooktoprecall.com (Electrolux).

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

 

Sears Kenmore Range Clock/Oven Display

Sears Kenmore Range(model#66575022101): The clock display is dead, can’t read it at all. Check for 120 volts to it with my volt meter, that checked normal. So that means the problem is the clock/oven display is out. Installed new one, worked great!

Here’s the clock/oven control board display assembly for this model:
Manufacturer part number 8523666 is RepairClinic item number 922705

Sears Kenmore Clock/Oven Display

Sears Kenmore Clock/Oven Display

Whirlpool Range Oven Bake Igniter

Whirlpool Range(model#SF377PEGQ0) Oven not heating in the bake cycle, found I was getting 120 volts to the oven bake igniter with my volt meter but it wasn’t glowing orange.
I installed a new bake igniter and it worked great!
Here’s the oven bake igniter for this model:
Manufacturer’s Number: 3186491
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Made by Whirlpool. Whirlpool brands include Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef, and others.
Whirlpool also makes various appliance models for Sears / Kenmore.
Part Number 3186491 (AP3135265) is used with the following appliance models:
66575775890, CGS365HQ0, CGS365HZ0, FGP325GN0, FGP325GW0, FGP325HN0, FGP325HW0, FGP335GN0, FGP335GQ0, FGP335GW0, FGP335HN0, FGP335HQ0, FGP335HW0, FGP337GN0, FGP337GN5, FGP337GQ0, FGP337GQ5, FGP337GW0, FGP337GW5, FGP337HN0, FGP337HQ0, FGP337HW0, FGS337GN0, FGS337GQ0, FGS337GW0, GS395LEGB0, GS395LEGB3, GS395LEGB4, GS395LEGQ0, GS395LEGQ3, GS395LEGT3, GS395LEGT4, GS395LEGZ0, GS395LEGZ3, GS395LEGZ4, GS395LEHS0, GS395LEHS4, SF195LEHQ0, SF195LEHZ0, SF3020EGN0, SF3020EGW0, SF302BEGN0, SF302BEGW0, SF303PEGQ0, SF306PEGN0, SF306PEGQ0, SF306PEGW0, SF310BEGN0, SF310BEGN5, SF310BEGQ0, and more.