Air Diffuser housing removal – KitchenAid KSRL25FXMS03

Hi Everyone,
I needed some help figuring out how to remove the housing for an air diffuser on a KitchenAid refrigerator. I looked up info on the web and I reviewed whatever I found and youtube as well. But most housing for the air diffuser is easily removed in some models with a simple screw. However, my luck and refrigerator the housing is held in place by what I thought was a simple nut. The air diffuser housing looks similar to other housings, but this one has a small canal where I thought I can fit a socket to remove the nut, but when I took pictures of the canal it is some sort of rounded off nut? I have no idea how I would take it off, unless of course I need a special tool. If anyone has any info I would appreciate it as to inform me what kind of nut it is and what tool is necessary to remove this.
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Bosch side by side B20CS51SNS fridge section has very different temps for each shelf

The fridge section is set to 4 Celcius on the control panel, but the inside of the fridge has wildly varying temperatures, mostly depending on shelf, but even between the left and right sides of the same shelf. The top shelf, when measuring the items with a laser thermometer, varies between 9 to 14 C. The items on the next shelf down read from 2 to 4 C, the next -1 to 3, and the drawers below that are around 8, 12, and 12C. I’m hoping this is just a fan problem, like the similar issue I had with the freezer side a few years ago, which was fixed with a new fan. But in that case the freezer was colder as you went lower, which is what I would have expected to see in the fridge if it was just a fan issue, not warmer at the top and bottom, and freezing in the middle?

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GE Freezer frost problem

I have a GE side by side and have been having issues with frost in my freezer. I researched the issue and it was suggested that it could be the gasket. It did looked worn and I noticed the freezer wasn’t shutting all the way. Which causes warm air to enter and cause frost. I fixed that issue and my freezer closes completely. I am back to having frost build up. My food is staying frozen so that’s not an issue. Any thoughts?

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B26FT70SNS Bosch 800 Series Freezing Food

Hello, I have a Bosch 800 Series refrigerator and it has been freezing food. The crisper drawers are the worst culprits, but food will freeze anywhere in the fridge, especially if you put it at the back of the fridge. I spoke to a repair guy a year ago and he mentioned I should tape over the vents at the back of the unit and just leave the two on top open. I have tried this, but it does not seem to help. There appears to be two vents on the bottom of the fridge as well which I have not taped. The compressor seems to be working fine……the unit does not make any unusual noises and it does not run for prolonged periods of time. I have also tried increasing the temp via the digital temp control on the front of the fridge, but it will still freeze things in the drawers and at the back of the fridge. Any thoughts on what could be causing this? The thermostat possibly? I’m sure I will need to get a repair person in, but I would like to have some idea of what the possibilities could be before I am charged to replace 5 things that did not need to be replaced.

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Got an U-Line ice maker from a cousin who was getting rid of it because it was not freezing. I plugged it up and let it run all day but it only get cool inside. The inside top of the ice maker does have ice accumulate on it and the inside sides get to about 42°F to 50°F. The total temperature inside stays at around 45°F. I cleaned the coils (they were dusty) but the inside temp will not go any lower. If you need anymore information just let me know and I will gladly provide. Thanks in advance for any advice that you can give me.

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SubZero 550 – Ice Maker not working (tried many other tips from the forum)

I have a SubZero 550 that stopped making ice. These are the notes/results based on trying things I’ve read from other messages in these forums:
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5 Reasons You Need to Hire the Best Refrigerator Repair in Queens

ExpensiveRefrigeratorsAlthough repairing your appliances is one of the best ways to save money during the current financial crisis, sometimes it may end up costing you more money than hiring a professional. In worst case scenarios, you may end up purchasing a new appliance.

Hiring the best refrigerator repair in Queens may sound like a difficult job. In this article, we are going to look at some reasons why hiring a refrigerator service is important.

5 Reasons why you should hire refrigerator repair in Queens, NY

 

1. Qualification.

Unless you are a refrigerator specialist, then it is impossible that you have the qualification needed to repair appliances safely. Professional refrigerator repair technicians in Queens have the qualification needed for the job. They have the certification and have passed all the relevant tests needed so as to repair people’s appliances.

No matter how easy a given repair looks, complications may arise during the repair. To avoid this, you need to hire a professional who understands how to handle these complications once they arise. Apart from saving you money, this will also ensure that the lifespan of your appliance is prolonged.

2. Customer service.

Hiring professional appliance repair does not stop at the qualification and the skill level. Apart from offering you excellent repair service, you will also get to enjoy excellent customer service. There is nothing as frustrating as dealing with a company with poor customer service.

By hiring Bear Appliance Repair in Queens, NY you will get to enjoy the best customer service in the city.

3. Knowledge and skill.

Trained professionals not only offer you their qualifications but also their knowledge and skill. No two appliances are the same. Because of this, you need to trust your repair to individuals with the knowledge and skill set needed to get the job done efficiently and correctly.

4. Quality service.

By hiring the best repair service in Queens, you are guaranteed of getting the highest quality service possible. Refrigerators and other electric appliances are delicate equipment. They need to be handled with care. Because of this, you need to hire the best technicians to provide you with the best service to avoid spending more money and reducing the lifespan of your appliance by repairing them now and then.

5. Money back guaranteed.

Professionals not only promise you the best services, but they also promise you refunds if your expectations are not met. Not all appliance services providers have the confidence to promise you this. By hiring a professional appliance technician in Queens, you will not only be assured of getting your refrigerator repaired by the best, but you are also assured of getting your money back in case things go wrong.

Apart from this, professional refrigerator repair service providers are covered by insurance. You don’t have to worry about facing court battles in case things go wrong during the repair. If the technician gets injured during the process, or the refrigerator blows off while the repair, the insurance of the company has this covered, you will not have to incur the costs.

Things to consider when hiring refrigerator repair in Queens.

Now that you know the importance of investing on professional appliance repair in Queens, there are some things you need to consider before hiring a repair service. These include;

  • Experience- Only hire a repair company with the longest experience in providing repair services in the city. No matter the qualification and skill level of technicians, the experience will always determine the quality of the service.
  • Reputation- The best companies have the best reputation. To determine the reputation of a company, you can use the internet and read customer reviews. You can also ask your family, friends or colleagues for recommendations on companies they have had previous dealings with.
  • Price- Only hire a repair company that offers their services within your budget range. Avoid companies that charge too much as this will end up straining your budget. Also, avoid companies that charge prices that all below the current market range as this means that their services are poor.

Investing in a professional appliance repair is very important. It will ensure that you avoid wasting time and money on repeat visits, increase the lifespan of your appliances and ensure that the safety of your appliances is upheld.

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Express Appliance Repair Services in Queens

Bear Appliance Repair Serves Residents in Queens and is located in Brooklyn, NY

Having a working stove is a luxury that many of us take for granted. When things start to go wrong with your oven or stove top, it can be very frustrating to figure out what exactly to do. You will probably need to have a professional repair person come and perform the actual fixes on the stove, but there are many ways that you can actually troubleshoot to narrow down what they problem might be. Bear Appliance Repair offers professional appliance repair in Queens and is available for such circumstances, but let’s take a look at all the things that can go wrong with the stove top and oven first.

Appliances which are used for cooking come in various styles. One type of stove is the gas stove, another type of stove uses electricity. This article will focus on the problems that can come up , as well as possible fixes, with the gas stoves. Gas stoves are designed to be ready for the natural gas that they will receive but some also have extras that come with them. The way a gas stove works is that the gas is released through a regulator into the stove. The pressure regulator on the stove essentially allows the right amount of gas out to reach the stove. Appliance repair Staten Island are specialists in dealing with these pressure regulators as well as many other aspects of gas stoves.

Pilot Ignition Ovens

Pilot ignition ovens work by allowing gas to escape from a valve at just the right time. They also are able to turn the burner on and off while keeping the right temperature. These types of ovens aren’t used as much these days because there is concern about them being constantly giving of flames or gas. There is often an object called a thermocouple located within this type of oven. This thermocouple makes electricity out of heat with a valve.

Sometimes the thermocouple ceases to work within the pilot ignition oven. This is a relatively common problem that people have reported experiences with when using this kind of stove. Appliance repair Staten Island can help solve this problem. Another problem that can happen is that the pilot flame isn’t giving off enough heat to work the thermocouple. A quick fix can be to just push the temperature knob in to relight the flame in the pilot. Appliance repair Staten Island can be the solution for a lot of these common oven problems you may experience.

Electronic Ignition Ovens

Electric ignition ovens work in a different way in that they use a glow bar for an igniter. This igniter bar gets hot, which in turn gives the electricity that the stove needs. The next thing that happens is that the electricity that was generated goes through a glow bar and makes the igniter expand. This lets the electricity go through a valve to reach the oven. This valve won’t open unless the igniter gave off enough heat to start it up.

Looking at common problems with electronic ignition ovens, there is a wide variety available. For one thing, you might notice that the oven doesn’t warm up enough to cook food. This can be caused by problems with a sensor or with the thermostat in the oven. If the igniter isn’t getting warm enough the valve that needs to open will not do so. When this happens, the burner won’t open as quickly, causing the stove surface to not heat up as quickly as it should.

Something else that often happens is that the heat won’t turn on at all in the oven. This can happen if the glow bar is not working as it should, by not letting off the gas that it should be. Another thing that you might notice with your electronic ignition oven is that it might make a clicking sound when you turn it on. This is normal because it’s the sound of a switch within the oven closes to start a countdown for igniting the stove. Appliance repair technicians can be very useful for these fixes.

Direct Spark Oven

The direct spark oven is very beneficial because it allows the appliance system to turn on a lot quicker, while operating at the most accurate temperatures. This type of stove uses a DSI control mechanism, which essentially causes an arc in the electricity to turn on the burner. The igniter within the direct spark oven is a lot like a spark plug because it is next to the burner and turns on when the light arc reaches the gas within the stove. The gas distribution valve in this type of oven uses solenoids to give off the gas that is needed to power the oven.

Some issues that people often experience with the direct spark oven are that the igniter will stop working and it won’t cause a spark. Another possible issue is that the DSI controller stops sending out the right amount of energy to the solenoids. Problems can also include trouble with the valve that distributes the gas not functioning and the shut off switch for the gas not working. If you experience this, check to make sure there is nothing blocking the drawer. All of these problems can also be solved by professional appliance repair Staten Island engineers.

Pilot Ignition Oven Systems

The pilot ignition surface burner works without a thermocouple. The valve is opened manually by the person who is using the stove. When the person turns the knob the gas is released by at the correct flow rate, dictated by the knob setting. Next, the gas is released through some holes in the burners. This ignites a couple of pilot flames, each for different burners on the top of the stove. If you allow the ignition tube in this kind of oven to get food built up in it, this might reduce the stoves ability to light the flame. An easy fix for this might be to just use a needle to clean the little holes in the burner which might get the grime cleared out of them. You can also change the size of the flame by using a screw control on the tubing that supplies the gas. This can help you to control how big the flame gets as well as control the temperature. You can get the pilot ignition oven system fixed if required by appliance repair specialists in Staten Island.

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