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Posted By RAY BENOIST Sep 4, 2019 11:42 AM
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Jame, I have some huebsch dryers Httn stacks and I have been able to just replace those parts. If I understand what you are saying, it sounds like you want to replace parts 14 and 16 (attached). However, you may have different dryers than I do. ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER LOVELY ...
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Thomas brings up the most common fixes to the issue you mention. However, if you find none of these actions fix the issue, you could have a problem with the computer. You can test this by switching the problem dryer computer with a working dryer. When I have a computer problem, I have my rebuild by mountain ...
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I use Swell on all my machines made by Simoniz. It keeps the machines looking good. ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER LOVELY LAUNDRY Toms River NJ ------------------------------
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Prabhu, Curious, Did this fix your problem? ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER LOVELY LAUNDRY Toms River NJ ------------------------------
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jul 31, 2019 3:37 PM
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Hello Norman, I have the maytage models MFS35PDFTS and MFR18PDCWSMFS. The door locking mechanism was poorly engineered on both models. I have spend the last two years working on them to figure them out. A few things I have noticed: I pull out mechanism and place it on a step ladder. Then I put the ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jul 17, 2019 9:55 PM
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Aman, I Have the same issue with my 55 and 75 pound dexters. I clear the water pressure lines with regular maintenance, but if they use far too much soap, it comes out the port in the back. I would like to hear some ideas that anyone else has done that worked out well. ------------------------------ ...
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Hello Tia, I have these Huebsch washers and this is an issue with these washers after 8 years. Anyway, after you get it very clean and dry, I use the Seal Adhesive part#511637P (new part# D511637P) $18.00. ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------- ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jul 11, 2019 11:27 AM
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Hello Paul, Jiffy makes a full line of steamers that work great. https://jiffysteamer.com/steamers/jiffy-personal-clothing-steamer-j2000.html Just curious, do you make this equipment available for your customers to use? Or do your employees provide this service to your customers for a reasonable charge? ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jun 29, 2019 11:32 AM
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Many good suggestions that have already been mentioned, but some other tools that are handy to have: A magnetic 5/16 socket is great for the dryers to keep from losing screws in tight places A  Metabo HPT DB3DL2 3.6V Cordless Screwdriver Kit, 2 Lithium Ion Batteries, Dual Position Handle, LED Light, ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jun 27, 2019 9:15 PM
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Thanks Chris ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
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Ok, so based on some good input, I am thinking the wiring should be along the lines of the attached diagram. ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jun 27, 2019 7:33 PM
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Hello Larry, I will have to check this out and then demine where the 24volt connections are and connect them to the correct area on the contactor. ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
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Jim, That is good news and I am sure a good feeling to get it working normally again! ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jun 27, 2019 6:39 AM
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Can anyone provide or direct me to where I can find wiring instructions to convert from ice cube relay to the Alliance contactor? ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jun 26, 2019 2:42 PM
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Chris, It is like the dryers are possessed. When it first happened it freaked my attendants out. ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
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Hello Mike, Questions on contactor conversion: What contactor would you use? Do you have any wiring instructions you can share to make the conversation? ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
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Clarification: The constant running is how I became familiar with the ice cube relay failure I meant 1/2 dozen not 6 dozen. Sorry again. ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
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Wow. I made several typing errors. I should have done a final read before sending. Sorry about that ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
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Chris, Excellent point! I stopped using non-OEM parts as they typically do not last like OEM parts do. I would also highly recommend using OEM parts. The higher cost pays off in reliability of your equipment and saves your time with doing the job once. ------------------------------ RAY BENOIST OWNER ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jun 26, 2019 11:57 AM
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Hello Paul, I have two mats with the Huebsch 30 stacks (HTT30N and JT0300DRG). The ice cube relay is an items that is one of parts that cause problems. The dryer constantly running is how I first became aware of the constant running. I just make sure I keep a few on hand in inventory as changing them ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jun 15, 2019 4:30 PM
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Phillip, I would suggest epoxy flooring. It will last many many years, low maintenance and good when wet, if you choose the appropriate finish. A quartz blend finish looks good and is not slippery when wet. I attached an example from DuraFlex, but many people do this. There are some epoxy shiny finishes ...
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Link to time clock we use and purchased it on Amazon. You can get replacement time cards at Staples. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00006IBFR/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 ------------------------------ Ray Benoist Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
Posted By RAY BENOIST May 11, 2019 5:35 PM
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Hello All, I am currently looking for Control Wire Harness Assembly 70236501P for Huebsch dryer JT0300DRGECL001 for serial number 0101007983. Alliance does not make them any longer and there currently is none for available on Ebay. I want it for an emergency back up as I plan to use these dryers for ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST May 1, 2019 11:52 AM
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I also entirely agree with Chris. I have had the same issues with my bathrooms. Once I cracked down on the bathrooms, the transient issues were greatly reduced. My restrooms door knobs always stay locked by design, so it takes a key to get in, which the attendants provide. Open restrooms are an invitation ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Apr 8, 2019 2:59 PM
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Denise, I assumed that Mountain Electronics didn't rebuild these timers as they are primarily mechanical, so I called them today to validate this. The answer is that they don't because the timer is primarily mechanical. But they recommend automatic timer service Reeco I heard some bad things about ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Apr 7, 2019 11:04 AM
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Hello Denise, I have the Huebsch MD2 that use a timer (SQ UNIMAC 110VAC CYCLE TIMER). One of the better timer rebuild services out there is Automatic Timer Service. They were highly recommended by a mechanic I know and use. They do good work. Their web site is https://laundrytimers.com/ They warranty ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Apr 6, 2019 5:29 PM
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I also agree with Paulie and have been using Mountain Electronics for years to rebuild dry and washer computers, as well as washer VFDs. I even have the rebuild power supply boards for coin counters and the coin counters themselves for Huebsch MD2 washers. They do Great quality work and warranty their ...
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Zachary, In reading your comment more carefully, I have some questions. Did you replace the handle with the "handle kit?" This would include a new backside of the handle that connects with the Door Lock Switch Lever. The corner of the part wears out where it strikes the lever. Also, the top of the level ...
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Michael, I use an online company called logoup.com. The prices are good, no setup fee and no minimum order. They have sales frequently and offer a wide selection of different clothing. I mostly have my attendants wear logoed Ts or polos, whatever they are the most comfortable with. Also, I picked up ...
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Hello Zachary, Why not replace the Coin meter blocking coil? You can find them in various conditions (used/new) for $50 to $95. If it was my equipment, I would get it working correctly rather than bypassing it. ------------------------------ Ray Benoist Ray Benoist Toms River NJ -------------------- ...
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Forgot to mention, but trade out computers to validate that the computer is the issue. ------------------------------ Ray Benoist Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
Posted By RAY BENOIST Mar 20, 2019 1:27 PM
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Hello Greg, I have  the HC (20,30 and 50) BC2 machines and feel your pain. Once in a while I have this problem you are having that is due to a computer that is not functioning properly. I use a company called mountain electronics located in Burnsville, NC. They do terrific work and will refurb most any ...
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Hello Darryl, With unemployment being so low, it is even more difficult to find people. That being said, I have had good luck with posting a help wanted signs near the entryway doors so they are very visible. I also place a free ad on indeed.com to drive more applicant traffic and awareness. Some people ...
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Craig, I had this happen with one of my dexter units model WCN18ABSS. It turned out to be the reverse timer I needed to replace. Once I did that, all was good. ------------------------------ Ray Benoist Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
Posted By RAY BENOIST Feb 9, 2019 11:24 AM
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Hello Jaime, I have 24 stacks of this model dryer in one of my laundromats. Timothy is offering good advise as to one of the steps to check and diagnoise the problem. The fan motor centrifugal switch can drive you crazy as it can be an intermittent issue working then not working. To check this by-passing ...
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Hello Rob, I like the tables. I have two laundromats in Central NJ. Could you share where to you have the legs made and who supplies the table tops? Also, pricing? ------------------------------ Ray Benoist Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jan 31, 2019 11:46 AM
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Mark, Yes it has gotten worse lately. They have had communciation issues in the past especially with back ordered items, but it has gotten worse. I recently cancelled an order I made with I received an email stating that I would have to pay more due to the weight of the order. Usually the site knows ...
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Yes and pennys are the worst. Apparently a chemical reaction with soap and the copper make them melt into whatever they are next to. ------------------------------ Ray Benoist Store Owner/ Employee Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
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FYI,  CAS bench scale is available on Amazon. ------------------------------ Ray Benoist Store Owner/ Employee Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------
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I had to replace my digital scale in one of my stores last year. I chose a CAS DL-150 bench scale. Works great for wash and fold and not too expensive! CAS DL-150 Bench Scale, 60kg/150lb Capacity ------------------------------ Ray Benoist Store Owner/ Employee Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------- ...
Posted By RAY BENOIST Jan 23, 2019 11:23 AM
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I have attached a couple of examples of enclosed bulletin boards. You can find them in various places online. I have three links below, but searching for enclosed bulletin boards will give you many choices. Enclosed Bulletin Board - Cork - Aluminum Frame - 48" x 36" - 2 Door Global Industrial remove ...
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I have been in this situation before and I changed .50 a pound to dry and fold. ------------------------------ Ray Benoist Store Owner/ Employee Ray Benoist Toms River NJ ------------------------------