ALERT! ALERT ALERT!
A BIG REMINDER:
Thanksgiving Day will be here before we all know it and some holiday ovens are going to be shutting down with the frequency of grandpas everywhere shutting down for a 20 minute nap after the Holiday dinner.
SO PLEASE, WISELY HEED THIS ADVICE:
DON’T DO SELF CLEAN NOW!
WAIT TILL THE HOLIDAYS ARE OVER,
Or better yet, just don’t do it at all.
Choosing to run your oven’s self clean mode, one week before the Holidays, IS NO time to see how just much heat it can take.
You’ll run a darn good risk that it may shut down in mid clean cycle, probably needing parts, which may not arrive in time.
If You’re looking to buy parts here, I’m really sorry but I don’t sell them. Only that sold in service repairs.
Instead try Coast Parts in E San Marcos or Appliance Parts Center in W Escondido.
TODAY”S HEALTH NOTE:
I’m feeling better this Thursday Night. Was able to get through nearly the entire day with only minimal pain and discomfort. Hope tomorrow will be the same! Feeling 95% better and expect to shoulder (NPI) a partial workload this week.
To all my customers and friends: A big thank you for your patronage and I hope you’ll be seeing us again someday.
Bob at Coastal Appliances, is a former aeronautics and manufacturing engineering and maintenance technician, who’s business is now providing sound appliance repairs and at a fair and reasonable price.
We Replace the Timer on a Basic Admiral Gas Dryer
Mechanical timers are pretty reliable devices, especially on dryers. Most of the time, dryer problems stem from the heat source not coming on, as in this case. However what made this particular job unusual from the rest was that the burner components were all functioning normally. The burner wasn’t getting power. So basic troubleshooting skill says follow the voltage (or lack thereof) until you find the change in voltage status. At that point you most likely have found the source of the problem. Actually the faulty timer threw me for a loop because timer failures are so rare. I was suspecting poor airflow tripping an over temp sensor or perhaps more likely (which I see often), burner coils wearing out. The only thing that caused me to discount those ideas was the fact that there was never any voltage getting to the burner in the first place. So I knew the problem was not about any of the burner components. It had to something else…
On this dryer, it was not the cycling thermostats, nor the high limit thermostats, and not even the thermal fuse- which often blows when there’s insufficient airflow through the machine (restricted vents). Just by fiddling with the timer knob did I discover that the timer’s internal parts were making intermittent contact and ergo, the problem was discovered. The hard part of this job was the diagnosis. Changing the part was easy.
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PARTS FOR SALE:
We’re very sorry, but we are a service company and sell only those parts associated with the repairs that we do.
We do most of them, but not all of them. Please see the Services page to find what we aren’t yet doing. But we do routinely work on Bosch, Dacor, DCS, Kitchenaid, Fisher & Paykel, Viking, Whirlpool, Maytag Jenn-Air… to name a few. We repair most household appliances, including disposal changeouts, icemakers, wine cabinets, outdoor heating and outdoor cooking.
Since 2000 we’ve been providing well-received appliance repairs in the North County and Northern San Diego proper. We’re all about you getting satisfied and actually happy to pay us. We can usually schedule your service call within two or three business days.
We are simple and plain folks. We are not proud nor conceited. The Good Book says it’s not right to boast of our past accomplishments. And so, we’re not even going to bother mentioning that we received a top servicer award from Angies List. Nope, you’re not gonna see that here.
Coastal Appliance, Heating & Air Inc, is a homegrown, locally owned, licensed and insured facility that provides in-home services. We can ease the burden of costly repairs. How? We’re small, no leased commercial property, with little overhead.
Be it washer, dryer, range, oven, microwave, dishwasher, whatever… We do it all.
At Coastal Appliance we know what you expect and need. We hear from you and WE GET IT.
Coastal Appliances is a well established business in the local San Diego County area.
Here on our website you’re going to find lots of FREE REPAIR INFORMATION. We invite the Do-It-Yourselfer’s to visit the “Hints and Tips” page for practical advice to help you decide if you need a service person, or maybe it’s something you feel you can tackle yourself.
We also have a links to listings of Error Codes available for you to download if you’re seeking to get to the root of that problem.
Go to: (http://www.repairclinic.com) Search words: Error Codes
Most of our customers confidently call us back and recommend us to their friends. In fact, about 70% of our work is from repeat business or friend referrals! They know we’ll treat them right too! And to ALL our repeat customers, a great big THANK YOU!
TELL EVERYONE WHAT YOU THINK! Please be kind…
We’re Factory-Authorized Fisher & Paykel, DCS, Staber and U-Line servicers.
Your satisfaction is my concern. I get it and I want you to be satisfied with the work I do. When I take your job, it becomes my problem.