A couple of days ago my dryer quit working. Thanks to the innerwebs, I was able to debug the issue and get a replacement part on order. Today, the part arrived. Because my laundry room is so shallow, I had to get behind the dryer, then pull the bottom toward me and tilt the top… Continue reading My Samsung dryer now spins
My dryer just quit working tonight. Its drum doesn’t spin. So, off to YouTube I went for repair advice. I immediately found a couple of helpful videos. Samsung Dryer Won’t Start or Spin – Troubleshooting and Repair Guide. From this, I determined that the belt was loose, but not broken, so it’s likely an idler… Continue reading My Samsung dryer doesn’t spin
Looks like I can add garbage disposals to the ever-lengthening list of household appliances that I can take apart, fix, and put back together.
Determined to debug my HVAC problems, I created a list of steps to follow. I planned to verify the presence of power and control signals at the furnace control circuit and the condenser. Not feeling comfortable about my knowledge of how my HVAC is wired, I searched and found Thermostat Wire Color Codes and a… Continue reading HVAC Debug Update: I’m Making Progress
Our HVAC stopped working in the hottest week of the summer (so far…). Rather than call an HVAC tech, I’m trying to fix it myself. Symptoms: no fans start running even though the thermostat is correctly set (and for that matter, fan set to “on”). Checks so far: Breakers Thermostat batteries Short yellow to red… Continue reading Hot Weather Means the AC Dies