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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-16-2012, 01:23 AM
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Posted By sweets
maintaining baking temperature

until i posted here, i had no idea which part(s) could be defective and or tested, however i still dont know if its the control panel that's faulty, and how much it costs to replace:
Maytag Performa...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-15-2012, 06:36 PM
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Posted By sweets
I agree I need to test the parts with an ohm...

I agree I need to test the parts with an ohm meter first and start replacing first the temperature probe and ignitor, if falls short on the ohm meter, however I think its the control panel since I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-09-2012, 07:05 PM
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Posted By sweets
its been helpful in as much as ive learned i have...

its been helpful in as much as ive learned i have to 'ohm' the ignitors and temperature probe, that being said the rest were guesses, it could still be the control panel and i dont know how much that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-09-2012, 11:57 AM
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Posted By sweets
the problem is youre all guessing at the solution...

the problem is youre all guessing at the solution and with my money, the only response that made sense was to test the parts with an ohmmeter, it still may be the control panel thats faulty, how much...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-09-2012, 04:40 AM
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Posted By sweets
"I'm not sure you're familiar with this stove,...

"I'm not sure you're familiar with this stove, there are 2 ignitors, one for the broiler at the top of the compartment and the baking ignitor below the pan. So when I switch to "broil" the flame and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-06-2012, 07:12 AM
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Posted By sweets
I just wanted to make sure you were familiar with...

I just wanted to make sure you were familiar with this model and that it has 2ignitors.

Do the ignitors have get ohm meter reading ?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-06-2012, 03:32 AM
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Posted By sweets
"An amp meter reading would tell if the ignitor...

"An amp meter reading would tell if the ignitor was weak....heating it up with the broil can help...so far it still -sounds- like a weak ignitor.
It's the "it shut off and didn't come back on" that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-05-2012, 12:39 PM
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Posted By sweets
This works every time: So whenever I see the...

This works every time:
So whenever I see the set baking temperature drops, I switch to the oven setting via the clock, after the broiler flame is lit I wait several minutes, then switch back to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-04-2012, 10:45 AM
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Posted By sweets
Yes i know youre correct and i should get the...

Yes i know youre correct and i should get the ohmeter/voltage meter and learn how to use it

Whose the manufacturer of your 30 yr old furnace?
I have a 27 yr old boiler and i'd sure like to get...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-04-2012, 07:50 AM
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Posted By sweets
"Maybe, without testing we may not know for...

"Maybe, without testing we may not know for sure.....the sensor shuts off nothing nor does it turn on anything....temp sensor changes resistance to tell the control what is happening and the control...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-04-2012, 04:23 AM
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Posted By sweets
"but at a temp of about 200 degrees the flame...

"but at a temp of about 200 degrees the flame went out and never came back on

..and then what?....the ignitor stayed on?"

No the ignitor (and flame) went off, but isn't that in response to the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-03-2012, 05:34 PM
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Posted By sweets
"Ohming the oven temp sensor is a good idea,...

"Ohming the oven temp sensor is a good idea, still sounds like a weak ignitor to me."

Jeff;
I dont have an ohmeter, however I took the bottom pan off and set bake to 350 degrees, I watched as the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-02-2012, 04:44 PM
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Posted By sweets
I'm appreciative of the tip, should I close the...

I'm appreciative of the tip, should I close the gas before attempting to change the temperature sensor probe, or the ignitor switch?

Probably not necessary if replacing temp sensor probe though?
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-02-2012, 12:57 PM
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Posted By sweets
im thinking more like the temperature sensor...

im thinking more like the temperature sensor probe is malfunctioning
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-02-2012, 07:30 AM
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Posted By sweets
Model # PGR5710BDW Maytag Performa GAS RANGE

Model # PGR5710BDW Maytag Performa GAS RANGE
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-02-2012, 06:04 AM
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Posted By sweets
Maytag Performa Stove not mantaing baking temp

I have a gas stove a Maytag Performa barely past the 5 year warranty on electrical parts (naturally), and the baking temperature inside the stove does not maintain the temperature setting, if I set...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-03-2011, 03:38 AM
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Posted By sweets
This Burnham Series 2 boiler is almost 28 years...

This Burnham Series 2 boiler is almost 28 years old. If the worst thing I have to do is replace a T-couple every 3-4 years, I'd consider myself lucky. Several years ago I replaced the circulating...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-02-2011, 10:27 AM
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Posted By sweets
What is the annual maintenance and inspection on...

What is the annual maintenance and inspection on a boiler consist of?
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-02-2011, 05:53 AM
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Posted By sweets
replace thermocouple on boiler

I notice that about every 3-4 years I need to replace the thermocouple on my boiler because the pilot light keeps going out. At the same time, I remove the 3 burners, tap and clean out all the rust...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-01-2007, 03:02 AM
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Posted By sweets
Do you think all the individual shutoff valves to...

Do you think all the individual shutoff valves to the stove, dryer, boiler & water heater should be closed as well? And that all the gas should be bled from the lines, by running each with the main...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-31-2007, 07:33 PM
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Posted By sweets
I was just posing various scenarios of going away...

I was just posing various scenarios of going away for several days or longer. The stove & dryer have electronic pilots that don't require attention, but if I turn the boiler's & the gas water...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-31-2007, 11:39 AM
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Posted By sweets
I don't know if you're joking or not cause i...

I don't know if you're joking or not cause i can't see your face but I wouldn't turn off the electric for a week or two. This is strictly for safety's sake.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-31-2007, 09:42 AM
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Posted By sweets
Hey there, Just for safety sake at least in...

Hey there,
Just for safety sake at least in warm weather I'd like to know what you think of shutting off both the gas main outside the house & the water main inside the house if you go away on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-11-2007, 10:08 AM
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Views: 8,245
Posted By sweets
I can hear the water bubbling through the...

I can hear the water bubbling through the sediment now. Is there any way to reduce that sediment accumulation or flush it out?
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-11-2007, 05:39 AM
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Views: 8,245
Posted By sweets
Glenn, How long would you say a gas HW heater...

Glenn,
How long would you say a gas HW heater could last? Would you tell a customer to replace one if it were not leaking? I am realy sorry to hear about the loss of your business. I see that they...
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