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Offline BrntToast

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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #90 on: June 07, 2009, 10:18:14 PM »
thats a tough one dude, frost pattern varies, depends if you look 1 hour or 7 hours after the last defrost

your diagnostics sound promissing, i'm hoping for the best for you, cause that NLA board i have....  well its not sitting on my desk where it was this morning before my aquarium society meeting  :thinking:  and i have a 4 and 2 year old  :tickedoff:

but its prolly around somewhere

and for your earlier comment, its funny you said that cause i was gonna ask AJ if we broke a record for the longest thread  :P
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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #91 on: June 07, 2009, 10:20:38 PM »
Would it be beneficial to take the panel off and see whats going on now? It's been what, 48 hours?

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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #92 on: June 07, 2009, 10:22:56 PM »
Oh yes. I tend to have that effect on message boards. You should have seen my "How do I change my own spark plugs?" and "how to change my own oil?" threads on other boards. lol About twice as long as this one. But I always follow through with the job and get it done.

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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #93 on: June 08, 2009, 08:43:13 PM »
*smacks fingers*  no touchie

remember, door openings cause frost build up, give it time, wait a few days
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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #94 on: June 08, 2009, 09:36:03 PM »
Alright, I guess I'll resist the urge. :'(

It is now reporting 4 defrosts, last one lasting 10 minutes. It seems to do it at about 3am so I always miss it. I've been wanting to try and hear any water dripping. Anyway, tomorrow will be day 4 since I fully defrosted it on Friday, which is typically when I start seeing the temps rise, so I'll keep you updated.

I still wonder why the repair guy was so quick to replace the board, without even trying the thermostat.

So far I have worked on our Frigidaire refrigerator and stove. The dishwasher will most likely be next, lol. Are Frigidaires typically repair prone? Our last set of appliances lasted 10 years, and all still working when we moved from the house and left them. All Whirpool appliances. The refrigerator was actually even older, more like 15 years old, never needed anything done to it (although the bottom hinge on the door was starting to break)

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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #95 on: June 08, 2009, 10:44:50 PM »
well i do friggy warranty, so i see more friggy than anything so its hard to say personally

i have a friggy sxs, i bought mine after it was exchanged for a small crack in the inner liner, 6 years and all i have done is.... the defrost therm
my washer needs a back bearing soon, after the same 6 years(i dont use HE soap)
and my dryer needs glides soon cause its ripping clothes, had it 4 years
all friggys

hrm!!!!

and my d/w is a 20+ year old maytag, never replaced it yet cause i've never had to do more to it than change the belt, and ive had it for almost 15 years

as for why your tech dropped the ball, he is obviously not familiar with the product, cause no friggy needs codes entered after board changes(think thats a maytag thing)

a tech from where i work had the same problem with always changing parts in fridges with bad DTS(luckily he retired)
its a simple switch and easy to test, so i just dont get it, shesh
 i taught a guy that has never owned a meter before and has to ask how to change the oil in his car how to diagnose one and change it, over the internet  :rofl:

just playin with you dude, no insult was intended, you've done great, hell, better than your last technician,  luckily he wasn't a true monkey brothers parts changing monkey and gave up after the first failed attempt

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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #96 on: June 08, 2009, 11:37:35 PM »
lol, thanks. No insult taken. As for the oil changing, I was 16 (or maybe 17) at the time and technically my dads car so I just wanted to make sure. Next thing for me to learn is replacing disc brakes (I don't even want to learn about drums, too complicated).

He was going to change the thermostat, but decided to do the board first. I saw the thermostat he was going to use. It didn't even look like it was for a Frigidaire. It had red wires with a strange shaped clear plastic housing I think. From now on, if I want something done right, I'll just do it myself...Unless it scares me, then I'll just ask online.  :P


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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #97 on: June 08, 2009, 11:46:00 PM »
disk brake rule 1
don't accidently press brake peddle while caliiper is off, the piston pops out
took forever to get the sucker back in  :tickedoff:
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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #98 on: June 12, 2009, 09:52:38 PM »
Seems to still be going well after 1 week now. The fact that the temperature hasn't risen is enough to confirm that I guess.

Thanks for everything and all your responses to my crazy questions!

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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #99 on: June 12, 2009, 10:41:12 PM »
glad to have helped

next time ask here first, pay a tech after you give up
not ask here after you pay a tech to give up  :rofl:
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Re: Frigidaire Refrigerator
« Reply #100 on: June 13, 2009, 01:38:36 AM »
I'll be sure to follow that advice. I still have a Frigidaire oven, microwave, and dishwasher to ask questions about when they break.  :2funny:

I'm kind of sad I have nothing to talk about here anymore. Oh well, until next time!

 

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