Tip & How-To about Dryers

How to Troubleshoot Your Dryer

Instructions Things You'll Need:

  • Flashlights
  • Screwdriver Sets
  • Flashlights
  1. Make sure the cord is plugged in and that the breaker hasn't tripped.
  2. If drying time is too long, check the vent hose. Keep it as short as possible to lessen drying time.
  3. Remove some of the clothes if they are not drying properly. You may have overloaded the dryer. This problem may also be caused by rinsing the wash in cold water, a leaky door seal or a clogged filter or duct. Check into these problems.
  4. Replace the breaker (or fuse) if the dryer isn't heating up. Also make sure that you are using the heat cycle and not an air cycle.
  5. Look for loose objects inside the drum if the dryer is noisy. If that's not the problem, tighten all of the screws on the exterior panels and make sure the dryer is level. If it's a thumping sound you hear, you may need to replace a roller or drive belt.
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touch screen is not responding and can not play any games.

Perform a recalibration as soon as you notice a problem, to prevent performance errors.

If the calibration problems do not go away you may need to contact Nintendo for technical service or if you think you can replace the screen you self i can give the process to do so...

How to Replace a Nintendo DSi Touch Screen

Finding someone to fix a Nintendo DSi touch screen can be time-consuming and costly. However, with the right tools, you can do it yourself. Even if you've never tried fixing anything until now.


things you'll need:

* Tri-wing screwdriver
* Precision Phillips screwdriver
* Precision flathead screwdriver
* New Nintendo DSi touch screen

Turn the Nintendo DSi over and find the five screws on the edges of the bottom. Take each one out with your tri-wing screwdriver. In the center you will find an additional screw that will need to be removed with a precision Phillips screwdriver. This keeps your battery in place.

Take the battery out. Underneath it you will find two screws that must be removed with the tri-wing screwdriver. After both have been taken out, pull up on the bottom casing to access the motherboard. In order to replace a Nintendo DSi touch screen, this will have to be removed.

Detach the right and left buttons in the top corners by pulling up. Underneath each one will be a spring---make sure you don't lose these. Then remove the four screws in the middle of the motherboard with the precision Phillips screwdriver.

Look for the ribbon attached on the bottom left corner of the motherboard. Take a precision flathead screwdriver and pull up on the black bar that connects the ribbon. You should be able to slide it out by pulling back.

Find the two small connectors that are locked in with two tiny clips on each one. Lift up on all four clips to pull out the underlying connectors. Take out the motherboard and turn it upside down. Now you are ready to replace your DSi touch screen.

Detach the Nintendo DSi touch screen with your fingernails. Pull it away from the adhesive, one side at a time. Take the new screen and peel away the protective plastic before replacing it. Line it up where the old touch screen was and reassemble the Nintendo DSi.

Hope it helped...

Aug 15, 2011 | Nintendo DSi Blue Console

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Says "replace toner cartridge".

Two things to try:

1) Get some electrical tape and look at either sides of the toner cartridge, you'll see two clear plastic inlet circles on both sides, try to cover these up with electrical tape and try again.

2) If it still reports no toner then try to picture where those two plastic parts rest while they're inside the machine; with the cartridge and drum removed looking at that spot on either side of the inside (flashlights help here!) there will be other clear plastic parts here as well:
With a lint free rag and no cleaners or chemicals try to clean off both of these pieces of plastic (they may be inside circular holes), don't press too hard just trying to get dust or debris off of them.
If still nothing you could try cleaning them off with a Q-Tip and rubbing alcohol.

If STILL nothing then the toner sensor and possibly the toner LED will need to be replaced, these are roughly $20 each (depending on local mark up) and would need to be replaced by a service technician.

If it's under warranty you can contact brother and they'll send you to a shop and will be fixed for free, if not you'll have to call around to find someone who can work on Brother machines and try to get a quote on how much they'd charge you for those parts plus an hour of labor. (Shouldn't take longer than that)

Hope that helps and good luck.

Jun 19, 2011 | Brother HL-5280DW Laser Printer

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How can I change the blade for my 2 speed hand mixer? The model type is NC-12 if you need to know

you are using your KitchenAid blender and it stops blending, you may think there is a problem with the motor in your machine. However, a common reason for the blades not rotating in the blender is a dirty or faulty coupler. The coupler is what connects your blender dispenser to the motor, and you can easily replace the coupler at any time by only using a screwdriver.
Things You'll Need
  • Flat-blade screwdriver
    • 1 Turn the blender dispenser clockwise and lift up to remove it. Set the blender dispenser aside.
    • 2 Insert a flat-blade screwdriver between the black drive coupler and the frame of the blender on the top center portion of the blender.
    • 3 Lift the screwdriver upward, and the coupler will start to bend out of place. Slightly turn the coupler and then lift up on the screwdriver again.
    • 4 Continue to move the coupler slightly and lift the screwdriver until the coupler is completely removed.
    • 5 Insert the new coupler over the blender's motor blade and then twist the coupler counter-clockwise until it is tightly fastened.

Jun 07, 2011 | Blenders

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