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I am relieved to say that indeed the answer to...

I am relieved to say that indeed the answer to every single question was 'Yes'! We went on and purchased a new one. I won't mention the name of the company as I don't want to run uh-muck of the forum...
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Posted By Bigwind

Final Report -- I Believe

I have tested each element of the defrost system and found NO PROBLEM!

After running the unit several hours, the freezer DID NOT
get below 18 degrees!

Therefore, the problem is probably a...
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Posted By Bigwind

I hear what you are saying. It is my intention to...

I hear what you are saying. It is my intention to work on it tomorrow and I'll post back and let you help me understand the results.

I am hoping I made a mistake when I tested the Heating elements...
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Posted By Bigwind

Now I believe I understand. The unit is...

Now I believe I understand.

The unit is defrosted. I don't know if it is necessary but I guess for the test to be conducted properly, I should reassemble the back of the freezer? I'll turn it on...
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Posted By Bigwind

If you are planning to purchase another blower be...

If you are planning to purchase another blower be SURE you don't buy one that looks like the one you have! This blower is sold under several names and only the color and name changes! They are all...
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Posted By Bigwind

Sorry to be so long getting back! O.K. the...

Sorry to be so long getting back!

O.K. the coil lays flat underneath and has a fan and it is running. I found that there were more dust bunnies than coils...all that is cleaned up now!

The...
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Posted By Bigwind

Test Report

Now I'm stumped! The coils are frosted, it is 20 degrees in the freezer and the defrost thermostat is now closed...it has continuity? It had NO continuity when it was at room temperature.

I was...
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Posted By Bigwind

O.K., I know more than I did about how a 22 year...

O.K., I know more than I did about how a 22 year old refrigerator works! I was able to just logically start at the bottom and work up. I didn't have any major problems getting into the unit. I hope I...
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Posted By Bigwind

GREAT INFO From everybody! I'm going to give it a...

GREAT INFO From everybody! I'm going to give it a try! I can get all these parts locally.

I have drawings from the Sears site but they were created with crayons as all lines are thick and there is...
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Posted By Bigwind

The compressor does come on and runs...

The compressor does come on and runs continuously. The fan is running in the freezer section and the freezer is indeed freezing. It is about 18 to 22 degrees. The ice maker is making ice!

Opening...
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Posted By Bigwind

Thanks to you guy's !! I happened to notice...

Thanks to you guy's !!

I happened to notice that ICE was formed on the lower back wall of the freezer unit the first time I recognized we had a problem!

There are several 'Defrost' heater items...
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Posted By Bigwind

GE Refrigerator/Freezer is not cooling properly?

GE TFX22RJB (GV222883)
I can't believe I'm having trouble the thing is only 22 years old!
The FREEZER is holding at about 25 - 30 degrees and the other section is staying around 45 degrees? Before...
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Posted By Bigwind

Success with the Safety System !!!

Hello All & Chuck: As always "Thanks" for all the help! Looks like I'm back in business. As you suggested I jiggled the wires, spit on it, had prayer and went to bed! Next morning the seat was...
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Posted By Bigwind

Snapper rider

Cheese great to see you crossed the magical 10,000 posts mark while I was away! Did you get a prize or thank you? I would sure like to say thanks for being kind enough and dedicated enough to help so...
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Rear Engine Snapper

Hello all & Cheese! First time back in a long time! I have a neighbors Snapper Rear Engine Rider M250819BE, S# 95233944 that would not turn over at all. I have repaired the starter circuit but the...
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Posted By Bigwind

If this were a high end blower then I would...

If this were a high end blower then I would suspect the muffler and I always clean them no matter what. I kind of doubt that's the problem. I suspect it was just at the end of it's life expectancy...
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Posted By Bigwind

FIRST: What engine is on your Deere, I would...

FIRST: What engine is on your Deere, I would assume a 17hp Kawasaki but it could be different?
Second: How long does it run before dying?
Would you say it runs plenty long enough for the engine to...
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Posted By Bigwind

Thanks...as always!

Wow, When Cheese says somebody is right that means they are darn well right! Congrats 31 YTech! I've been away a good while and haven't met up with you but glad to know your helping us out! I'll give...
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No Fuel Flow

Hello all & Cheese; I am working on a John Deere SX 75. the worst design Deere has ever come up with! That aside I've gone brain damaged myself and need guidance! This rear engine rider has a...
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Posted By Bigwind

You are simply trying to get the metal cap to...

You are simply trying to get the metal cap to make contact with the small core in your spark plug wire. If you can do that with what you have...Great. If Not, you can also pickup a metal spark plug...
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Posted By Bigwind

How to remove Blade Assembly on Push Mower

Hello all & Chuck:

I've worked on riders so long that I forgot how to replace the belt on a Poulan/Weedeater model We651SHB if I ever knew? Well the belt is easy IF you can get the assembly that...
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Posted By Bigwind

Need help with door handle

My part finally arrived and is fairly complex to install but I don't think I'll have a major problem EXCEPT! I can't get the door handle off and therefore can't gain access to do the repair. The...
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Posted By Bigwind

Update

Daddy John...Thanks for your help on my dryer problem. This is just a quick update to keep the thread alive and let you know that I'm waiting on the heater to arrive. I'm still wondering if anyone...
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Posted By Bigwind

Saved by the Forum...AGAIN !!!

Thanks you guy's. That took care of the problem. I'm finally wearing clean "DRY" draw-ers again. The forum always comes through and I really appreciate the help, Ron
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Posted By Bigwind

Not much left to replace?

What are you referring to when you say "Operating Stat". Is it by any chance the Internal Bias Thermostat I was referring to?? Is this the "Cycling" thermostat??

If not, what are you referring to,...
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