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DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 09-01-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By woodchuck
Normally the air is blown from the freezer to the...

Normally the air is blown from the freezer to the fridge through a damper at the top of the wall in a side by side. The damper can be operated by a fridge control in the fridge at the top. some are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 07-24-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By woodchuck
Once you melt all the ice you can find the drain...

Once you melt all the ice you can find the drain hole. Use air pressure, a turkey baster or blow into it with a tube to clear out whatever is stopping it up. Water is supposed to drain into the pan...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-18-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By woodchuck
Using compressed air on the drain tube is easier...

Using compressed air on the drain tube is easier and no danger of puncturing the condenser.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-17-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,860
Posted By woodchuck
It will be more like every week. It doesn't take...

It will be more like every week. It doesn't take long for the ice to build back up with the automatic defrost system not working.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 05-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By woodchuck
The carport or garage is less unsightly place for...

The carport or garage is less unsightly place for fold down stairs with a lock on it. The space looks ideal for mud room storage if that's the family's main entrance way. Place to leave shoes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-14-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By woodchuck
Mine make more and more noise as they age and the...

Mine make more and more noise as they age and the motor wears. I've replace three motors over 34 years. I take the motor out and take it to the appliance repair store for another one.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-24-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By woodchuck
Does it also run when you tap the replacement...

Does it also run when you tap the replacement relay.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 04-18-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By woodchuck
So the freezer isn't cold enough. Defrost system...

So the freezer isn't cold enough. Defrost system not working.(defrost heater, defrost thermostat, or defrost timer or control module) Circulating fan not working. Low on freon.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By woodchuck
I suppose your fridge is in the closet now since...

I suppose your fridge is in the closet now since the washer/dryer is in the fridge spot in the kitchen.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 04-07-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By woodchuck
Could be that the defrost cycle is staying on too...

Could be that the defrost cycle is staying on too long and warms it up too much. The defrost thermostat could cause this if it isn't making contact with the refrigerant tubes or isn't cutting the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 03-07-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By woodchuck
I would try pushing the drum back into position...

I would try pushing the drum back into position while turning it. Assuming it changed positions when tilted forward.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-25-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By woodchuck
How about with this one. ...

How about with this one.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-23-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By woodchuck
So, you can't go into the attic,blast the nest...

So, you can't go into the attic,blast the nest with 20 foot spray and staple up the new screen from inside.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 02-01-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By woodchuck
Some water is normal to keep the seals from...

Some water is normal to keep the seals from drying out. FYI
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-22-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By woodchuck
I went to my Aunts house after she called me...

I went to my Aunts house after she called me telling me she couldn't turn her TV off. She said she had unplugged it and it was still on. I was very curious now and drove the 4 miles to her house to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 01-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By woodchuck
Could(should) be as simple as a wire coming...

Could(should) be as simple as a wire coming unplugged on the washer control with all the movement during repair. Check everywhere carefully with a flashlight.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-17-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By woodchuck
Yes. On some tanks there is a valve where you can...

Yes. On some tanks there is a valve where you can put air in without draining the water. But there has to be air in the tank since water will not compress.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 01-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By woodchuck
Remove the drawer, food etc. so you can access...

Remove the drawer, food etc. so you can access the very bottom. Remove the ice including the very back where there will be a hole with some ice in it. clear it and then using compressed air (by...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-22-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By woodchuck
You probably have a damaged compression fitting....

You probably have a damaged compression fitting. Cut water off and remove and inspect the sealing surfaces. Take it to the hard ware store to get a new one.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 11-13-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 42,183
Posted By woodchuck
Pour water into ice maker. See if it starts...

Pour water into ice maker. See if it starts working when it freezes.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 11-13-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By woodchuck
Your fan may not need to come out if it is ice...

Your fan may not need to come out if it is ice buildup. That would be a problem with the defrost system. Heater,defrost thermostat or defrost timer or control. Melt the ice with a hairdryer blowing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 10-28-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,448
Posted By woodchuck
I used CYPER WD. It's granular you mix a scoop...

I used CYPER WD. It's granular you mix a scoop with water per instructions and spray around baseboard inside house and stronger if you want outside. I had a centipede problem and found that this...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 10-20-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Posted By woodchuck
You can by pass the defrost thermostat by cutting...

You can by pass the defrost thermostat by cutting the wires and connect the two ends. The heater should then come on when the timer is turned to defrost. Don't leave it without a thermostat because...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 10-17-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Posted By woodchuck
The timer brakes the circuit to the compressor so...

The timer brakes the circuit to the compressor so no connectivity there
The timer also makes the circuit to the heater so you have conn. there
that will be in the heat mode.

In the cool mode it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 10-15-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Posted By woodchuck
Yes, if the compressor and fans didn't cut off...

Yes, if the compressor and fans didn't cut off the timer is defective
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