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Author Topic: What would you do?I going to ask it.  (Read 260 times)

Offline dab147315

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What would you do?I going to ask it.
« on: January 16, 2013, 04:27:02 PM »
You go out on a whirlpool refrigerator and the termination thermostat is bad and it has a mechanical timer in it and with all these termination thermostat you do not have it on the truck.Would you use a wr50x60 termination thermostat or order the right part number?I think that the wr50x60 is better than some of those cheap looking thermostat  and better then the whirlpool.I no they all have deferent temperature that shuts heater off at a lower temperature or it maybe the same.Even if it is a little longer defrost cycle i think on a older refrigerator it might prevent the drain system from plugging up. Ok the question is out there let me have it.Be easy.

Offline Tuco

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Re: What would you do?I going to ask it.
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013, 05:48:43 PM »
Try and match up with this. I keep an assortment of these.

http://www.aspensafety.com/ASPEN_MANUFACTURIUNG/REFRIGERATOR_PARTS.html

Offline dab147315

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Re: What would you do?I going to ask it.
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2013, 05:54:45 PM »
I have a lot of termination thermostats on the truck and been doing this 38 years.And have about 4 thousand dollars of truck stock I just wanted to ask this question to see were it would go.

Offline Tuco

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Re: What would you do?I going to ask it.
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2013, 06:31:13 PM »
I can learn allot from you.
Don't have any other termination thermostates.

That is my answer though, am I correct to think so?

Offline niobrara

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What would you do?I going to ask it.
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2013, 08:51:38 PM »
I run a lot of rural areas, I have no issues with using a close temp on any unit that is not in warranty . Most of those require the exact therm to get paid. When I have something that will make the unit work I have no issues with going for it. I can't remember ever having any recalls on using a different therm.

Offline Wedgeman55

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Re: What would you do?I going to ask it.
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2013, 01:28:16 AM »
I carry approx.  30 different term thermostats from all of the various brands.  I have the close one or one pretty close to it most of the time.    As long as the temp is the same or very close (within 10 degrees),  I will use it.    Never had any problems.     Same with the timers.    As long as specs close,  they will work fine.   Take the Amana thermostat,  for example.   It is the one with the brown and orange wires.    I use a GE 50x50 as a substitute for that one all of the time and it saves the customer money.    Never had a callback on that.     
 
I have a Parts box and keep all of them in one box.    When I work on these,  I carry the entire box into the house.     Makes it easier to match up thermostat if I have to use a substitute.     
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Offline hesterappliance

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Re: What would you do?I going to ask it.
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2013, 06:33:55 AM »
I've been using the  wr50x60 for twenty plus years. Never had trouble with these terminators. I have also been using WR9X330 timers.And it saves alot of space with truck stock.

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Re: What would you do?I going to ask it.
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2013, 08:37:53 AM »
I carry a 50-degree thermostat a 60-degree (wr50x60) thermostat and the 140-degree thermostat. This takes care of everything I work on unless it mounts funny.

For years I only carried the wr50x60 and that was all I used until GE started using the 140-degree thermostats and I finally starting using the 50-degree thermostat for refrigerators that have a 50-degree or lower thermostat.
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Offline dab147315

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What would you do?I going to ask it.
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2013, 01:09:29 PM »
I like that wr9x330 timer. The contacts inside are about 4 times bigger then the others.

Offline dab147315

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Re: What would you do?I going to ask it.
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2013, 04:23:24 PM »
That WR9x330 use to be made by a company call Paragon.Now CHINA.