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Offline mpatten2

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Parts to Start a Business With
« on: November 13, 2012, 06:33:56 PM »
Hey all,
I am looking into starting a appliance repair and parts store in my area. I have worked for Sears part time for 4 years and have been symathetic and frustrated for customers who cannot get parts or repair service in a timely manner. Does anyone have a list of common parts used on the major brands (Whirlpool, GE, Electrolux, Samsung, and LG). An example would be common belts for dryers, oven elements, stuff like that. Thanks for your help.

Mark


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Re: Parts to Start a Business With
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2012, 06:56:56 PM »
The prices are from back a ways but the parts listed are common:
 EVERYDAY SPECIALS 285753 coupling $10___80040 dogs $4___
341241 Belt $10___
3392519 fuse $10___279769 limit wp $23___
95405 belt wp $10___
3364290 knob wp $12___4318047 valve single $30___
4318046 valve double $40___
HS 410 start kit $20___HS 650 start kit $20___
312959 belt $10
53-0106 $18___304970 Igniter $20___
LA-1053 $20___211124-25k $20___
21001733 $30___5303937139 $24___
5300622032 $18.50___
5303281154 $12___5303281153 rear bearing $24___
IGN5 $48 _RGB2 $55.50___
WE12X82 belt__$10___WE12X49__$10___
WE3X75 bearing $5___
WE3X87 glide___$7___WH1x1944$7.50___
CC808_$25___
Heat-cool tstat_$22___univim98_$100.00___
 IM6$100.00___
5500-200$30___5500-202$30___
RR110-$6.60___EM999_$20___
5109 $23___
dryer vent pipe$1.50 per foot, alum
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Re: Parts to Start a Business With
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2012, 07:37:48 PM »
Looks like jw stuck on laundry parts, how about refrigerators,  stoves, & dishwashers.    O0

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Offline mpatten2

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Re: Parts to Start a Business With
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2012, 08:13:00 PM »
I am thankful for any list I can get. I am looking for high use parts that I can make available to customers.

PS. I just got my first service call tonight. For a water softner....I have repaired appliances before and helped customers at Sears but this is my first call under my new venue.

Mark 

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Re: Parts to Start a Business With
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2012, 10:38:05 PM »
Good for you , best of luck.

Offline ScottyMo1

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Re: Parts to Start a Business With
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2012, 06:13:48 PM »
Good luck in your adventure. I know years ago the manufactures would put out fast moving parts list. I would guess they don't do that anymore.....

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Re: Parts to Start a Business With
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2012, 09:31:10 PM »
That list is a little out of date.  I was so glad to sell my Whirlpool 95405 belt last year. It was on my truck for about 7 years. :)
« Last Edit: November 14, 2012, 09:31:26 PM by tgoods »

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Re: Parts to Start a Business With
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2012, 09:40:25 AM »
Really jealous here... I can't wait until I'm on my own. Best of luck.

I'll try to get a list of part numbers together. I've been meaning to do this for months.

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Offline mpatten2

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Re: Parts to Start a Business With
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2012, 01:26:01 PM »
Thanks so much LowsL2 and everyone else. I have been working under the security of "corporate" so long it is scary to step out on my own. But, last year I faced a layoff of my full time job plus Sears pulled out of my county at the same time. I went from secure income of a full time job + a part time job to nothing in a matter of 3 months. Didn't see that coming! I recovered from that and am now employed but, it left a mark. The believe in myself and and my skill set.That is what I need to rely on.

I found a parts list AJ put out but it is too much to purchase at once. I think whittling that list down to an essential starting list is where I need to start. If I need to reshare the list let me know. 

Mark

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Re: Parts to Start a Business With
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2012, 07:37:17 AM »
mpatten2
I would like to see your list as we are  just starting our own service-sales and parts location and was wondering what all I need as well within a lower budget
Thanks and Good Luck
Bob

 

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