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06-18-19, 01:15 PM
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Posted By gregger77

Yes, now the dryer stops with door open and...

Yes, now the dryer stops with door open and restarts properly when closed. Looking at the diagram (above) I think all the jump did was "close" the N.O. light contact! I'll figure it out when I have...
06-18-19, 06:55 AM
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Posted By gregger77

Well I jumped D1 to D3 and surprisingly, the door...

Well I jumped D1 to D3 and surprisingly, the door switch now works reliably to interrupt the motor, and the drum light stays out. I need to completely follow the orange and red wires to be sure I...
06-17-19, 12:49 PM
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Views: 821
Posted By gregger77

Found the Wiring Diagram

Okay gents, found the wiring diagram tucked away in the console. Pretty nice booklet; printed on Tyvek to last.

If I'm reading it correctly, I need to jump the door switch in order to connect...
06-17-19, 07:49 AM
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Views: 821
Posted By gregger77

Hey guys, I got called away for the weekend but...

Hey guys, I got called away for the weekend but I'm back and will locate that wiring diagram today and post it. PJmax, your picture is my switch!

More to come. Thank you.
06-14-19, 07:56 PM
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Views: 821
Posted By gregger77

Dryer Door Switch - Help With Bypass

Hi all,

My 1989 Kitchenaid (Whirlpool) KGYE900S dryer has a faulty door switch. When I depress the metal actuator through the door frame I hear the switch "click" and the drum light goes out, but...
07-28-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By gregger77

Latch Instructions

Hey Pete, good question.

I think I found the answer to your question online. A picture of the kit shows the Whirlpool instructions, which indicate which latch to use depending on how many latches...
07-28-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By gregger77

Kitchenaid KGYE900S (Whirlpool) Dryer Door Catch Won't Hold

Good day,

The door to this gas clothes dryer doesn't shut firmly with a "click" any more, and sometimes the door needs to be "noodged" a bit to get the safety engaged and the dryer to run. Then...
07-28-18, 11:17 AM
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Views: 1,039
Posted By gregger77

I forgot the post a final update: I left the...

I forgot the post a final update: I left the supply valves closed and the bibb faucets open. I was half-lucky; the one in back (always in the shade) thawed out and was undamaged; the one in front...
12-31-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By gregger77

Thanks all for the advice. I'll sit tight. One of...

Thanks all for the advice. I'll sit tight. One of the bibbs valves did open up with just a little more effort; one is stuck good but maybe I'll hit it with a stream of hot water to see if that frees...
12-30-17, 09:51 AM
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Posted By gregger77

Not very hard, if I owned them! I see that...

Not very hard, if I owned them! I see that Frost-King 6' tapes are $22 each at Home Depot. Could add to my collection I suppose!

Is it important to free these valves now and "unlock" any pressure,...
12-30-17, 08:46 AM
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Views: 1,039
Posted By gregger77

Frozen hose bibb...etc.

Happy holidays friends

I am among those dopes who forgot this year to winterize my two garden hose bibbs. Weather has already been subzero here in Chicago and is currently 12 deg. F. I do not...
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Views: 785
Posted By gregger77

Thanks Pete, I suspected it was a goner. I will...

Thanks Pete, I suspected it was a goner. I will double check on the disposal requirements.

Best regards,

Greg
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Views: 785
Posted By gregger77

Emerson CR280 Compact Fridge Not Cooling

Hi all,

I have a 2011 Emerson 2.8 cu. ft. compact refrigerator in fine shape, which was running well until a few weeks ago, when I oticed the compressor was cycling on more often. The compressor...
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Views: 503
Posted By gregger77

Pilot Dane, as I mentioned, Pump 2 wants to run...

Pilot Dane, as I mentioned, Pump 2 wants to run constantly. I think someone installed it (or its float) too low because it constantly wants to empty the sump, whereas an apparently higher water table...
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Views: 503
Posted By gregger77

Flooding in Area; Need Sump Pump Updates!

Hi all,

Here in Northern Illinois we had 7" of rain in 10 hours, so needless to say, there was a need for our sump pumps this week. Unfortunately the one that I have kept plugged in didn't keep...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-19-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By gregger77

Thanks Allan. I'll get the tank replaced, let the...

Thanks Allan. I'll get the tank replaced, let the system refill, and see how we do. The system was installed by a plumber about 12 years ago and there are no accessible components above the slab....
Forum: Water Heaters
12-17-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By gregger77

Allan, got the new tank and also a shutoff for...

Allan, got the new tank and also a shutoff for it. Should I leave it at 12 psi when I install? Also how should I bleed system? See question above. Thank you!
Forum: Water Heaters
12-12-16, 08:20 AM
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Views: 959
Posted By gregger77

*Bump*

Hey Allan, not sure if you caught my follow up questions. Appreciate all your help!
Forum: Water Heaters
12-09-16, 08:50 PM
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Views: 959
Posted By gregger77

Thanks so much, Allan, sounds like a plan. Just a...

Thanks so much, Allan, sounds like a plan. Just a few questions before I get all wet:

1) I assume I should charge the new expansion tank ahead of time to match the PSI of the cold system pressure...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-09-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By gregger77

Expansion Tank is Bad!

Hey again guys,

So I checked the Schraeder valve on the expansion tank, and sure enough, that puppy is full of water. I will pick up a replacement (same item).

When I replace it, I would like...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-06-16, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By gregger77

Thanks Pete. Maybe it makes sense to replace the...

Thanks Pete. Maybe it makes sense to replace the TPR first?

BTW, the expansion tank is mounted horizontally. See picture below, and also the pressure/temp gauge downstream of it.

Is there a...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-05-16, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By gregger77

TPR Keeps Discharging on Low-Pressure AO Smith Boiler

If this were a hot water heater for normal household use, I might not ask this question, but I'm really unfamiliar with their use in radiant heat systems. So:

I have 40 gal. AO Smith standard gas...
06-25-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By gregger77

Right you were pugsl...as usual!! I tested...

Right you were pugsl...as usual!!

I tested the new coils I'd gotten, and found the larger one was bad. No continuity. :mad: So I popped in a replacement...and we're off and running again.
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06-25-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By gregger77

PJ, I unplugged the connection and indeed read...

PJ, I unplugged the connection and indeed read 120v coming from the board.

I replaced the coils; the burner fires up fine and stays lit until it cycles off (having reached temp limit); but then...
06-22-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By gregger77

Thanks Pete. I have the bad habit of asking...

Thanks Pete. I have the bad habit of asking multiple questions.:confused:

Is there a hole on the plug to probe while connected? Other way?

BTW, do these wires to the burner assembly power the...
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