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Most of the multitude of kill-a-watt type plug-in energy monitors will give cumulative kWh since the monitor was powered-on. The device you link to looks like a whole-household energy monitor. There is a current-sense clamp for each phase of electricity supply into the building. I've used two different models of these types of device and they both gave ...


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If you search the web for "repair manual" plus the model of your drier, you may be able to find a copy of that, or a site which will sell you a PDF if it for a few bucks. That will give instructions on how to disassemble and reassemble the drier. To access the timer, that's usually a matter of pulling the knobs off and loosening some screws on the back so ...


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I'm guessing that coiled up wire at the top right is the thermocouple. Do I see a silver tip thing on the end of it? You can splice thermocouple wires if you use ceramic wire nuts, otherwise you have to trace that back to behind the control panel. Here's some good info at Appliance411. I'm not to keen on electric ovens, but with the door open and perhaps a ...


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I doubt you can repair the timer. You need that whole assembly, like this one for about $100. I go to the local parts shop though. Nice having someone to blame if it's the wrong part and somewhere to take it back. Find the model number and get a part (timer) ordered. In the meantime, YouTube for perhaps even your specific model for dismantling instructions.


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The problem may possibly lie in the ballast, the tube(s), or the switch. The simplest initial test is to replace the tube(s) with (a) new one(s) and see if the problem goes away. If so, the problem was in the tube(s). Testing the ballast and the switch is a little more complicated, but made simpler by ensuring that the fixture is equipped with (a) ...


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Almost certainly the ballast, unless old enough to actually have a separate starter, at which point it becomes a tossup between ballast and starter - probably not from 1992. But a 1992 ballast is certainly ripe for replacement 22 years later. They don't live forever. I have a few older ones I have not gotten around to replacing that are very ...



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