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Offline tch_tech

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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #15 on: June 23, 2014, 10:52:59 PM »
http://outlet.whirlpool.com/-3/-[4396932]-300209/4396932/

PN: 4396932

$145 @ this site.

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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2014, 11:25:29 PM »
Have the Set!  ;D

Used the 3 prong one today at a customers house. Complaint of no Heat. Plugged it in, both lights lit, wiggled it around a bit, the Line 2 light dropped out. Customer standing right there. Pushed the tester to the right with a little bit of pressure, both lights lit. Pushed tester to left with a little pressure, L2 light dropped out. Plugged dryer back in, pushed cord to the right a little, Heat, pushed cord to the left a little, No Heat. Customer was amazed. Not sure if you can catch that with a Meter.

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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #18 on: June 24, 2014, 07:17:00 AM »
Interesting, don't recall ever seeing anything like that before.

tch_tech, I fixed your link to the Whirlpool site. That's a strange URL with the extra brackets inside it, works now.
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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2014, 12:11:35 PM »
Thanks AJ.  Using my android tablet here. It does some funky things sometimes.

Bob, good story.  Don't think a meter would show that right away, so it would prove very useful in problems like these.  Plus I believe it would be proof-positive showing a customer the problem is with the outlet, not the appliance. And you still get your service call fee with no hassle.

And you can use it for both dryers and ranges.

Price went up a bit since last time I looked at them.

I think this ill be my next tool purchase, unless AJ considers this in the next raffle (wink, wink, nudge, nudge).

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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2014, 12:21:00 PM »
A good meter would be quick enough to detect a line break like that. Another reason not to use cheap meters. Even so I can see this being a handy item to help explain to customers what the problem is.
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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #21 on: June 24, 2014, 03:47:55 PM »
1sT source Servall has the tester for $85.30.

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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2014, 05:43:16 PM »
1sT source Servall has the tester for $85.30.

Wow, much better price, thanks!
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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #23 on: June 24, 2014, 05:45:05 PM »
That's about what I paid from V and V Appliance. Removes all doubt in the customers eyes, and it makes me look cool.  :buttrock:

I also just recently bought that Whirlpool Ice Maker Tester (IMT1). Love it! I know how to test from T to H, but this thing is SLICK!

I just figure the customer is helping me pay for my toys, I mean tools.

If its a tool that is going to make my life easier, I'm gonna buy it! I am in this for the long haul, hopefully I have 25-30 more working years left.

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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #24 on: June 24, 2014, 08:36:04 PM »
 :thanks: , guys for the cheaper website info.

I'm all for work smarter, not harder.  And the pizazz helps customer relations too.

$85 is a good price. Much more palatable now.
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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #25 on: July 24, 2014, 05:48:15 PM »
Ordered the Whirlpool circuit testers PN: 4396932 yesterday.

$92.46 & S/H from Universal Appliance Parts.

I'll post a review here when I get them. Should have them by Tuesday.

From what you guys posted previously,  I believe this was money well spent.

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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #26 on: July 24, 2014, 05:57:54 PM »
I also just recently bought that Whirlpool Ice Maker Tester (IMT1). Love it! I know how to test from T to H, but this thing is SLICK!

Bob, I got me one too last month and you are right, this thing is slick.

Now I'm looking at the dryer vent tester.  Hmmmmmm.  How can I fit that into the budget.

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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #27 on: July 24, 2014, 06:14:27 PM »
W10106710 air flow meter was 70 dollars last year at 1st Source Servall now $140 dollars.WOW!!!
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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #28 on: July 24, 2014, 06:44:28 PM »
$140 ?!?!?

Wow, what the heck happened?

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Re: What's on your tool wish list?
« Reply #29 on: July 24, 2014, 07:26:09 PM »
Whirlpool W10106710 Test Kit for Dryer @ Amazon for $126.62 with free shipping.

http://www.amazon.com/Whirlpool-W10106710-Test-Kit-Dryer
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