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Old 01-29-2012, 06:10 PM   #1
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fridge heater element removal

Omhed out the heater elemnet and found the element to be OL. The element is rusted and seized and will not pull out! Has any one experinced this problem, The fridge is a dometic from 1976 winne. I was going to try and drill out of sleeve and install a new one or get a magnet and install to the side the one The is seized.

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Old 01-29-2012, 08:18 PM   #2
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Try soaking it with PB Blaster and let it sit for a day before trying again.

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Old 02-13-2012, 07:34 PM   #3
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Try soaking it with PB Blaster and let it sit for a day before trying again.
Tried the pb blaster with no results. So what I did is ordered a new heating element and cut a piece of conduit for new element to fit in and used two magnets from a hard drive and attached to the case of old element and in a hour fridge was working like new.
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Now thats what I call yankee engineering. Nice thinking.
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