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  1. Make sure the freezer and refrigerator controls...

    Make sure the freezer and refrigerator controls are set at median settings. Running the controls at the extreme settings can cause the waterline in the door to freeze. Seen it many times. Don't...
  2. Question: Maytag msd2356aeb

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    Sounds like you have an air leak which is...

    Sounds like you have an air leak which is allowing excessive amounts of moisture-laden air inside the refrigerator. Then what would happen is the evaporator would frost over more rapidly than the...
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    First you unplug the dryer and access the housing...

    First you unplug the dryer and access the housing where the heater is located. Then you disconnect one of the two wires going the heating element. Set your meter for it's lowest resistance scale...
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    Because a person really needs to see what you're...

    Because a person really needs to see what you're talking about to fully understand, there really isn't any way to provide you with any great reassembly ideas but here goes... Most side-by-side...
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    That looks more like a Whirlpool model (though...

    That looks more like a Whirlpool model (though not right for them either) than a GE... can't find that model in any support information from GE. Please double check the information and I might be...
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    Well, can't say I've ever seen it done, but front...

    Well, can't say I've ever seen it done, but front loading washers in laundromats are bolted down. I think the chances of damaging the machine are slim, but I think it is still possible. I would...
  7. Don't apply any lubricants to any part of the...

    Don't apply any lubricants to any part of the dryer. All bearings are dry bearings. They are not supposed to have lubricants on them because it makes the hair and lint and other debris collect on...
  8. Without a model number, its hard to say, but most...

    Without a model number, its hard to say, but most likely the lever you push with your glass is sticking or the switch it connects with is sticking. It could also be the water valve sticking open,...
  9. This is a duplicate post.

    This is a duplicate post.
  10. Yes, this noise could be a broken spinner...

    Yes, this noise could be a broken spinner support; but it could also be foreign objects in between the tubs and (depending on where it is) could be fairly easy to solve. One wouldn't know until a...
  11. Yes, it certainly could be a timer problem, if...

    Yes, it certainly could be a timer problem, if the timer isn't operating the motor correctly the motor will overheat and shut down. It could also be a failure of the motor itself, regardless of what...
  12. "Freon" is a nearly odorless gas. It is also not...

    "Freon" is a nearly odorless gas. It is also not toxic unless it is burned. It can be harmful by displacing oxygen from the area, making it obviously hard for you to breathe. "Freon" is a word...
  13. Yes, there is a way to test without replacing...

    Yes, there is a way to test without replacing parts, although it requires a certain amount of luck. You need a volt/ohm meter, and the ability to understand the wiring schematic on the tech sheet...
  14. That dryer is a Frigidaire design, and usually a...

    That dryer is a Frigidaire design, and usually a really loud squeak from this kind of dryer is a failure in the rear drum bearing. It is a fairly involved repair, but I have posted this before here:...
  15. Well, that may get the timer loose, but it won't...

    Well, that may get the timer loose, but it won't get the timer out of the control panel. If you would like detailed information on how to open the control panel for service, please repost and...
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    The short answer is: you can't stop it from...

    The short answer is: you can't stop it from shaking. All front loading washers shake to some degree. Different brands and different models handle different situations differently. That said, the...
  17. The first thing I would do is disconnect power...

    The first thing I would do is disconnect power from the appliance for 5 to 10 minutes, then reapply power and retest the unit. If that doesn't do the trick, then I would initiate the diagnostic mode...
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    Model numbers are very important for anyone to be...

    Model numbers are very important for anyone to be able to help. Without them, I can't be much help except to say that all dishwashers have door switches and maybe one of yours has failed. Your...
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    There are 3 very different designs of washing...

    There are 3 very different designs of washing machines that bear the name "Maytag Neptune". Unfortunately can't be much help without the full model number from the data tag.
  20. Since your dryer has a drum lamp, the door switch...

    Since your dryer has a drum lamp, the door switch would have 3 wires on it. One of those wires goes directly to the lamp socket. Ignore that wire. The other two wires can simply be removed from...
  21. I'm wondering if the oven light is staying on...

    I'm wondering if the oven light is staying on when you close the door. Some ovens don't have a window, so you may not know its staying on. Aside from that, I think the problem could be a heating...
  22. Not quite sure of what to make of your request......

    Not quite sure of what to make of your request... Not sure if your having dryer and refrigerator trouble, or just refrigerator. When an appliance leaks water, you have to find where the water is...
  23. There's much more to the model number than...

    There's much more to the model number than "665"... that's just the code that specifies who built the machine for Sears. Can't find out much information about your specific model without the rest of...
  24. The part number for the clutch is wrong... thats...

    The part number for the clutch is wrong... thats a drive coupler. Oops.
  25. Sounds like a timer problem. There are 2...

    Sounds like a timer problem. There are 2 contacts in the timer that deal with motor function in a particular direction. One feeds the "run" winding and the other feeds proper polarity to the...
  26. The clicking is the suspension springs popping...

    The clicking is the suspension springs popping under the stress of centrifugal force due to the weight of all the water. Remember the washer isn't supposed to spin when its full of water. That's...
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    First I would need the model number off the...

    First I would need the model number off the appliance data tag so I know exactly what washer you have. "Kenmore" really means nothing.
  28. Usually the way this "ask me" kind of thing works...

    Usually the way this "ask me" kind of thing works is you telling me what brand and model of appliance you have, and what you see, hear or smell that makes you think something is wrong with it. I...
  29. I would be willing to bet you have a restriction...

    I would be willing to bet you have a restriction of some kind, somewhere between the drain pump and the disposer (or where ever else the drain hose goes to). You see, dishwashers drain by time. The...
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    FYI... your dryer doesn't have a heater relay. ...

    FYI... your dryer doesn't have a heater relay. The four items you listed only make the dryer able to create heat, and have nothing to do with the dryers ability to get rid of the heat created. If...
  31. Sears doesn't make anything... they buy it from...

    Sears doesn't make anything... they buy it from other companies; simply stating "Kenmore" doesn't mean much. Without the model number off the data tag, the following may be accurate, it may not. ...
  32. I'm a little confused... did you replace the...

    I'm a little confused... did you replace the inner basket, rear half of the outer tub and the pulley, or just the inner basket and the pulley? Just to make sure you know, the rotation of the basket...
  33. Sorry, but what you posted isn't a Kenmore model...

    Sorry, but what you posted isn't a Kenmore model number. I would need the model number (its all numbers, no letters) off the data tag, usually directly under the lid when you open it. It depends on...
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    FYI, Johnstone is not a typo. It is the name of...

    FYI, Johnstone is not a typo. It is the name of a parts distributor here in the midwest. You would probably have better luck searching for the Whirlpool part number "833697BLADE". This is a kit...
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    You're not reading "voltage" on the white wire......

    You're not reading "voltage" on the white wire... your meter is detecting voltage potential between the white neutral wires because the voltage is coming through the harnes from somewhere else. Your...
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    Not sure anyone here can answer a ceiling fan...

    Not sure anyone here can answer a ceiling fan question. Maybe you should re-post on the electrical pages. Good luck.
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    Actually, there is no "relay" in your dryer. ...

    Actually, there is no "relay" in your dryer. Most likely you have a bad drive motor. What happens is the motor runs when its cool, but overheats due to consuming too much electricity. There is a...
  38. A water heater is commonly referred to as a home...

    A water heater is commonly referred to as a home appliance, but you would probably be better served asking your question on the plumbing pages. There could be a bad thermocouple, could be a bad...
  39. There are 3 main components to a self-defrosting...

    There are 3 main components to a self-defrosting refrigerators defrost system. Timer, heater and termination thermostat. Any of these, when failed, would cause your condition. I would want to make...
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    Your dryer was made by Whirlpool. It is of the...

    Your dryer was made by Whirlpool. It is of the 27" variety. This dryer has an electromagnetic coil in the start switch that basically keeps the switch contacts closed after you release the switch. ...
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    I think your model number is missing a character....

    I think your model number is missing a character. I think we can muddle through, though. This should be a direct drive washer. The problem could easily be a lid switch. Usually when this lid...
  42. First, you might want to re-post with the full...

    First, you might want to re-post with the full model number, as what you posted isn't. You can find it either inside the door opening or on the top edge of the control panel. What "light" flashes? ...
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    This dryer was built by Frigidaire. You can get...

    This dryer was built by Frigidaire. You can get parts from any Frigidaire servicer or from sears themselves. I would say you should read this before buying any parts:...
  44. If the refrigerator has a factory-installed water...

    If the refrigerator has a factory-installed water filtration system, I would first bypass (or otherwise eliminate) the water filter. If that doesn't solve it, check for a kink in the plastic tubing...
  45. The washer was made by Frigidaire. Since...

    The washer was made by Frigidaire. Since replacing the rear tub components requires considerable disassembly, I would start by simply going back over everything looking for wiring connectors not...
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    The first thing I would ask is if the disposer in...

    The first thing I would ask is if the disposer in the sink has been replaced, as there is a plug in the dishwasher connection that must be removed if a drain hose will be connected there. If not,...
  47. When multiple lights are flashing, it usually...

    When multiple lights are flashing, it usually means that multiple keys are "stuck". Usually means the control panel (not to be confused with control board) needs to be replaced, as the touchpad...
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    I don't want anyone else reading this at some...

    I don't want anyone else reading this at some point in the future to be confused. That washer is 100% NOT serviced from the back. The back is (almost) NEVER removed from this washer. The entire...
  49. Question: Jenn-Air Range

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    I can't find that model number in my JennAir...

    I can't find that model number in my JennAir index (dating back well over 20 years). The best 2 places for parts are the internet and a local service/parts department. In either case, a full and...
  50. First, no information can be of any real use to...

    First, no information can be of any real use to you here without at least providing the brand name of the appliance and maybe even the model number off the appliance data tag. There are literally...
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