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DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 04-18-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
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: 10
Views: 199
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: 244
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: 236
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: 366
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: 674
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: 346
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: 175
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: 295
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: 352
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: 655
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: 386
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: 36,865
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: 399
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: 6,000
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: 1,070
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: 1,070
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: 1,070
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
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 10-13-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By woodchuck
DEFROST PROBLEM The evaporator coil behind the...

DEFROST PROBLEM
The evaporator coil behind the cover on the back wall inside the freezer will ice up under normal conditions. Every 8 to 10 hours for around 20 minutes the defrost timer (or in most...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-29-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By woodchuck
Very lightweight looking fan. Normally noise at...

Very lightweight looking fan. Normally noise at just startup is compressor. Installer added extra starter on mine to help it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-22-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By woodchuck
If scrubbing bubbles don't work,I've found that...

If scrubbing bubbles don't work,I've found that mr. clean pads are good for lots of jobs and don't seem too abrasive.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 09-18-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By woodchuck
Your compressor starter or the compressor is bad....

Your compressor starter or the compressor is bad. Look near the compressor for a small black plastic part. Maybe an inch big. Take it off and shake it. If it rattles its bad. If it's melted it's bad....
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-05-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By woodchuck
working or not it's a convenient place to blow...

working or not it's a convenient place to blow out the trash in the line.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-04-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By woodchuck
I use compressed air to blow into the drain out...

I use compressed air to blow into the drain out side to unstop the drain which gets clogged with the dust that makes it through the filter. Mine has a floating cutoff switch to prevent the water from...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 09-01-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By woodchuck
I would try a healthy does of a drop out product...

I would try a healthy does of a drop out product and if it settles out, vacuum to waste. What was the condition before you did the latest treatment.
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