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Re: Mechanical troubles!


Your FRIDGE has a motherboard??? Wow- that must be some fancy fridge- 
just out of curiousity, what brand is it?

Theresa

Eva Tompkins LaBonte wrote:

>Our refigerator just crapped out.  It's only 2-3 years old!  Needless to say
>we did not purchase the extended warranty.  I took it apart yesterday to see
>if I could figure out what was wrong and/or fix it, but I couldn't find the
>problem.  Got a repair guy in to look at it.  Turns out the motherboard is
>bad.  Yep, the fridge has a motherboard.  The repair guy wants $300 to fix
>it, but I found the motherboard online for $120, so I'm going to try to fix
>it myself.  Hopefully I can fix it for $120, so I don't have to spend $700
>on a new one.  Sheesh!
>
>
>--
>Eva
>Long Island, NY
>Zone 6/7
>
>
>
>On 2/27/06, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:
>  
>
>>Just goes to show, even once you get them paid for, they still cost money!
>>Replacing the breakers is one of the first things I did when I got in
>>here.
>>The electrician looked at what was here and asked what garage sale did
>>they
>>get these things from??
>>
>>On 2/26/06, Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net> wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>Ahhhhh....  The joys of home ownership!
>>>
>>>LOL!!!
>>>
>>>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>>Behalf
>>>Of james singer
>>>Sent: Sunday, February 26, 2006 8:01 AM
>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Mechanical troubles!
>>>
>>>We need to replace our panel, too. It's only 100-amp and the main
>>>      
>>>
>>breaker
>>    
>>
>>>hasn't been made for a number of years. Lowest estimate we've had is
>>>$1,400--so I don't know when we'll get to it.
>>>
>>>On Feb 25, 2006, at 11:11 PM, Donna wrote:
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>It is not as costly as I was imagining to replace the box. Although
>>>>our house is only 8 years old, we are adding some plugs and found we
>>>>didn't have expansion capabilities.(read outside plugs for trains and
>>>>Xmas stuff)
>>>>
>>>>Of course if the existing wiring has to be replaced also, that is
>>>>another story...
>>>>
>>>>Donna
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>>>>Behalf Of Bonnie & Bill Morgan
>>>>>Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2006 2:58 PM
>>>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Mechanical troubles!
>>>>>
>>>>>Not that old.  We moved in in 1994, so about 12 years.  Even when it
>>>>>was built, we didn't have much confidence in the sub contractor the
>>>>>contractor used for hooking up the wiring in the house.  We
>>>>>unaffectionately called them Larry, Moe and Joe for some obvious
>>>>>reasons.  The geothermal heat pump would not work when they finished
>>>>>their "installation."  Bill had to take the wiring diagram and do the
>>>>>hook up himself before it would pass inspection and Bill isn't an
>>>>>electrician.  (He's just darned good at about everything, kind and
>>>>>tender, too.  Any wonder why I married him?)
>>>>>
>>>>>It was a bit scary, but the danger is past for now.  We just need to
>>>>>get a new panel installed before something else goes out because of
>>>>>it.
>>>>>
>>>>>Blessings,
>>>>>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>
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