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The DRSNews
December 2010
Merry CHRISTmas* to All!

Published by subscription only, by Dave’s Repair Service
©2010 All Rights Reserved

If you enjoy this issue, you're welcome to forward it
to any friends or associates who might find it useful.
Or just point them toward www.DavesRepair.com

A Special 'Hello' to new subscribers! What a great bunch of friends
I ‘meet’ every day with this project! Great to have you on board!

In this issue:

1) Beware some generic Whirlpool dryer idler pulleys
2) Don't buy a dryer heating element - until you're sure
3) Handy Lyme disease resources

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1) I've been selling and using the popular generic #4392065 repair
kits for 29 inch (wide) Whirlpool-built dryers for years, but need to make
you aware of a problem that has developed with them in the last 2-3 years
or so.

More and more folks are telling me they're buying these kits from
other sellers who don't realize there's a defect in their idler pulleys.

Turns out they use an idler with a mounting arm that's made about 5/16"
too short. That causes the idler to run too close to the motor, rubbing
on it and making a ton of noise and stressing the belt and drum support

Back when I was selling these I threw those idlers away by the zillions
and replaced them with the correctly made OEM Whirlpool ones, and
that worked great. 

I tried to get the manufacturer to correct that short idler for several years
without success, so I've given up. [sigh]

So the short answer to the problem is: Only buy genuine Whirlpool-branded
kits, with 'OEM' or 'FSP' on the bag
. Avoid the generic (Chinese) kits like
the plague.

2) Here's another quick heads-up if your dryer suddenly stops heating.
I sell a LOT of dryer elements, and more often than I'd like to see,
buyers are wasting time and money by assuming 'no heat' always means
a failed element.

Don't get me wrong, elements do fail - about HALF the time, in my
experience, but even though it's the first thing that comes to mind, there
are several causes for a 'no heat' dryer in addition to an open element.

If your dryer's blowing only cool air, before you spend any $ on a new
element (or any other parts you assume are bad), be sure to read this
article if you haven't already:  No Heat Dryers

Even though I recommend keeping a spare dryer element (and oven bake
element) on hand at your house, as we always have, I don't want you to
buy any parts you don't need.

3) Just in case you missed the Lyme resources I've been posting, here are
several that helped me a lot during my battle with the nastiness:

www.LymeDoctor.com - Dr Singleton's book, 'The Lyme Disease Solution'
www.ILADS.org - Another excellent resource site
www.LymePA.org - From SE PA: Download free 'The Basics' pdf booklet

Insurance companies appear to be trying to keep it under wraps, but Lyme
is at epidemic levels across our nation.


That's going to do it for this issue. As always, if you have any topics you’d
like to see discussed in an online article, let me know and I’ll do my best to
cover them. And don't forget those testimonials (and/or suggestions)! Many
thanks to those of you who've already gotten in touch. Much appreciated!

Thanks once again for inviting me into your inbox. I've said it many times
before, but it's certainly true: Your trust is my most valued asset, and I'll
never abuse it by sharing your email address or contact data with anyone.

* They tell me it's not 'politically correct' to say 'Merry CHRISTmas', and
that I should be saying 'Happy Holidays', or something else 'less offensive'. 

My response is always the same: I certainly don't intend to offend anyone, but
I'm not a politician, I'm a CHRISTian, and every December I celebrate the
Birth that changed History (His Story), and my own life. (I certainly hope you
know Him, too; I'm living proof: if you ask Him to take over your life, you will
never be the same!)

Wishing the very best CHRISTmas ever to you and yours!

Dave Harnish
Dave’s Repair Service
New Albany, PA

Wise Men Still Seek Him
John 14:6


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