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The resident claims to use a small amount of...

The resident claims to use a small amount of soap. I ran a towel through a cycle without soap, and during the rinse cycle there seemed to be some bubbles. Could this be air bubbles from the...
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Whirlpool Duet washer doesn't spin clothes out very well

I have a Whirlpool Duet WFW9150WW02 washer that ends with dripping wet clothes. It seems to go through all the cycles fine. It seems like it needs to be spinning faster on the spin cycle though. ...
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Thanks for the replies. That should help. Just...

Thanks for the replies. That should help. Just for the record, I don't expect a free manual. I would think it would be easier to find somewhere to buy them though. I appreciate the helpful links....
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Where can I find Whirlpool service manuals?

I'm looking for a service manual for a Whirlpool DU810SWPQ4 dishwasher at the moment. I can rarely find service manuals online, and this is no exception. Where are they hiding?
04-10-14, 11:53 AM
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Furnace blower vibrating

What can I do about the blower vibration? It's a squirrel cage. Makes vibrating sound while running, when it's slowing down its a noticeable thud sound in a specific pattern. When you press in on...
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Gotcha, thanks for the info. I'll try to put the...

Gotcha, thanks for the info. I'll try to put the new gearbox in and see how it goes.
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Ok Thanks for the help. Suppose I run into...

Ok Thanks for the help.

Suppose I run into the shaft not coming loose, what then?
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Whirlpool Washer Grinding Noise During Spin Cycle

I have a Whirlpool WTW5500XW1 washer making a loud noise during the spin cycle. It actually makes the noise when you spin the tub by hand too. It sounds like something is grinding perhaps.

I...
09-09-13, 08:49 AM
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You're right. They used brown to connect to the...

You're right. They used brown to connect to the yellow from the thermostat for some reason. I switched the brown over to the unused yellow, and white to the unused blue. Fired up the AC and it's...
09-06-13, 01:34 PM
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Thanks for that info! I disconnected all...

Thanks for that info!

I disconnected all thermostat wires and checked for continuity. They were all fine from the thermostat to the air handler. I did find a fault with the white and brown going...
09-06-13, 08:12 AM
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I'll try the continuity test, thanks for the...

I'll try the continuity test, thanks for the info.

I have tried to disconnect the white/brown wires where they tie in with the wires going outside and to the sequencer. I also disconnected the...
09-05-13, 04:14 PM
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Heater and AC running at the same time

Goodman heatpump/ac unit
Goodman air handler/furnace

What could be the cause of the heat strips coming on with the AC? I've replaced the control board and sequencer in the air handler. I've...
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Whirlpool Top Freezer evaporator fan issue

Whirlpool model number W9RXXMFWQ01

The evaporator fan requires a push to get it started every time it starts. Otherwise it just sits there slightly boucing back in forth like its trying to get...
06-06-13, 12:43 PM
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The problem occurs in two apartments right next...

The problem occurs in two apartments right next to each other on the top floor. They are the last two at the end of the hallway on the south side. I haven't heard of anyone else having these...
06-05-13, 08:33 AM
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Correct, they're the ion type. Would the photo...

Correct, they're the ion type. Would the photo type be less likely trigger?
06-04-13, 01:56 PM
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I've tried two different brands of detectors. ...

I've tried two different brands of detectors. Hmm yeah this is quite a mystery. There's been some electricians trying different things, and they're baffled as well. Today they put fire pads over...
06-03-13, 07:58 AM
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Strange Smoke Detector Problem

In an apartment where I work, a smoke detector beeps when lightning strikes. There are four detectors in the apartment, and they're all interconnected. It happens to be the first on on the circuit....
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I'll do some more investigating tomorrow. The...

I'll do some more investigating tomorrow. The light happens to be on the GFI protected circuit that's actually meant to protect the outdoor outlets. They're in weather protected housings. That...
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No it tested fine and the light on the front...

No it tested fine and the light on the front wasn't flashing. It says to replace if flashing. Do you think its just a problematic GFI? Its only about 1.5 years old.
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GFI outlet keeps tripping on parking lot light circuit

I'm trying to figure out what's going on here. I have an acorn parking lot light where I work that is on a circuit with 2 outside outlets, one of which is a GFI. The GFI keeps tripping. When I...
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