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Tapped on the control panel and it flashed, went...

Tapped on the control panel and it flashed, went down the road to exploratory surgery...
Got to the board, sound some heat marks on the board from what looked like an overheated resistor. Then...
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Similar issue with our 10 year old Maytag this...

Similar issue with our 10 year old Maytag this evening. Unit was clogged & full of a gallon or two of water. Tried Rinse cycle, turned itself off. Took everything apart and cleaned it, no response...
03-09-11, 07:44 PM
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Unhappy My Coleman boils water faster than the Viking

Background
We installed a Viking VGRT36 or something like that ten years ago during a kitchen remodel. It was installed by our GC not an appliance guy. The next week, we had a gas leak and the...
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Posted By Peterb

Is there any way to tell the difference between...

Is there any way to tell the difference between the two possibilities you mention. ??
See if the water in the bottom is from it actually not draining out, or, if it runs back in, due to perhaps the...
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Posted By Peterb

Thanks Ecman, The dishwasher was raised so...

Thanks Ecman,

The dishwasher was raised so we wouldn't have to bend down as much to load and unload - a personal preference ergonomic issue even if the whole family is "vertically challenged"
...
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Getting close I think

Thanks for the quick reply and thoughts. I'll share some more history and you tell me what parts of it matter. I hope I explain this all accurately - I'm betting you are on the right track. I'm...
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Maytag Dishwasher - Not Fully Draining

We have a Maytag MDB9150AWS dishwasher - about 10 years old. This is the third time now that I have taken out parts from the inside bottom in an attempt to fully clean things. After taking out...
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Posted By Peterb

It seems to be about 20 - 25 feet from the sink...

It seems to be about 20 - 25 feet from the sink to where it connects into the next larger pipe. Before I use a plunger, do I need to block off the dishwasher? or is there some sort of valve that...
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Posted By Peterb

The twin bowl sink and dishwasher all connect...

The twin bowl sink and dishwasher all connect right under the sink. Some things I have read lead me to thinking it's a vent stack - I guess it's the gurgling sound. How do I figure out which it is...
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Island Sink Vent Loop - clogged?

We have a double kitchen sink located in an island, Disposal on one side, Dishwasher is connected to the disposal. We have what seems to be a traditional vent loop under the sink. No air admittance...
05-14-09, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Peterb

Sharp, Thanks for the advice and confirmation I...

Sharp,
Thanks for the advice and confirmation I was on track. found the parts from Viking at $3.00 each I bought both they had in stock. Since our young kids have just started using the stove, I...
05-08-09, 09:55 AM
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Viking Range Ignition - One Burner ??

Viking VGRT 9 years old
When I turn on the knob for the RF burner, I get gas, but no spark. If I turn on the RR I get spark on both burners. All other are OK. Seems like the ignition module is...
05-07-09, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Peterb

Tap into Black Iron Gas Line

I would like to tap into an existing 3/4" gas line in order to connect to the outdoor gas grill. There is a pipe in the right place, I can easily get to both ends where there are elbows. What is...
03-23-09, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Peterb

VERY Intermittent Ignition - Carrier Furnace

We have been having ongoing (several years) problems with our basement counterflow furnace. When it gets a call for heat, it will start to click, and sometime during the next five or ten minutes,...
03-13-09, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Peterb

Polyurethane

Thanks for this thread. while six years old, It helped me figure out the smell, and it's cause - The Polyurethane on the bookcase in the shop.
Peter
09-09-08, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Peterb

Thumbs up Alternate View

I think everyone here gave great advice and you are unlikely to go wrong by following it.

OTOH - With some great guidance from this group, I did my own furnace install in 2003. I was very careful...
08-13-07, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Peterb

Duet Dryer - Lint Cleaning

I read through the archives and have a pretty good idea about how to clean the vent line from the back of the dryer to the outside of the house. Is there anything that should be cleaned between the...
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Posted By Peterb

Found the gunk

Daveboy,
Thanks for your guidance. I started in the sump area. Pulled it apart until I got down to the chopper blade. Found enough ground food and such stuck in different screens to feed the...
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Posted By Peterb

Bottom not top

Thank you for the information

The top has a top spray arm and also has a telescoping bottom pole.
On your theory that the bottom gets first choice of the water and the top supply is secondary.......
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Posted By Peterb

Maytag Dishwasher- Top Shelf won't clean

The top shelf of our Maytag dishwasher is not cleaning well and some spots not at all.

It goes through the full cycle
We have Hot water & detergent
Watersoftener is functioning
Arms spin freely...
01-20-07, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Peterb

Pricey Perhaps

I'm glad I moved 2,500 miles away from where I grew up. Still sounds pricey out that way.

With some excellent guidance from this forum, I did a DIY replacement of our equipment three years ago....
01-07-06, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Peterb

The Numbers are clear

Everyone seems to agree that based on numbers, you have the wrong furnace.

I would have to wonder if the Manufacturer has a regional service manager or design engineer near you who you could...
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Posted By Peterb

Maytag Wall Oven - Temperature Calibration??

We have a maytag wall oven and the temperature is low in comparison to what the display reads. How do I recalibrate this thing.?

Model MEW6630BAC

I replaced the control panel about 9 months...
01-25-05, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Peterb

Furnace very slow to Start/Ignite

I live in SLC UT at an elevation of 5,000 feet. One of our furnaces is a 25 year old Carrier downdraft unit in the basement with a four year old Lux thermostat.

The furnace takes about 5 - 10...
10-21-04, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Peterb

Question Tripping Breaker ??

When we wired my workshop we added two new 20 amp circuits for outlets around the perimeter of the shop- They run together from the panel to a fused shut off switch in the shop (child safety).

I...
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