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Old appliance parts suppliers??
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Tom A    Posted 01-29-2003 at 03:53:09       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I've got a problem with my not-that-old stove, and hope one of you can help steer me in the right direction.

It is a Sears Kenmore electric, but I'm pretty sure was built by Jenn-Aire for Sears. I need a complete "coil module" which contains 2 heating coils--half of the cooktop--all packaged together into a box that just slides into the stovetop.

So I went to my local appliance parts store (a really good place) and they said that Jenn-Aire/Sears won't supply them with those kinds of complete modules, that their agreement says they can only sell piece-parts and this coil module is considered an "accessory." The guy told me I had to go through Sears to get the complete module. (And no, he doesn't have all the parts I'd need to just build one from scratch).

Well I called the Sears parts place, and first they told me they didn't carry it anymore because the stove is too old (I think it is about 10 years, and the previous house owners paid $1200 for it!!). Then they said they *did* have one and took my order and billed my credit card. Now they say the computer was mistaken and they don't have them anymore but they'll credit my account (thanks.).

So: anybody know of any place that sells these kinds of things...maybe buys old stocks of parts and accessories? I really don't want to buy a new stove. Help!

thanks,
Tom


Okie-Dokie    Posted 01-29-2003 at 16:59:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
Can't offer you any thing but sympathy. I got the same run around from Sears over a new chain saw about 15 or so years ago. Haven't been back in a Sears store since.


Dale Lane    Posted 08-07-2003 at 04:27:50       [Reply]  [Send Email]
In response to your cry for help on older appliance parts.
I opperate a home business (as a hobbie) called Poormans Appliances. I no doubt throw away better stuff than most people own. I have lots and lots of parts and I don't charge an arm and a leg for them. Example: Any washer or Dryer timer $25.00
Burner elements (range) $10.00 ect: Buyer must pay for postage. All I need is a pic of the appliance you are trying to repair and if I don't have it I'll look for it.
I collect all my trade in appliances from a large chain of stores.


don kiser    Posted 03-22-2005 at 11:27:33       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have a old G.E. counter top mixer not hand mixer that i need a new base that the bowl revolves on any help would be appreciated. the model # is d2m45 it is old but works excellent except for needing a base that the bowl sits on. Thank you


Farmwench    Posted 01-29-2003 at 11:02:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
Try www.antiquestoves.com


bob    Posted 01-29-2003 at 10:49:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
I said it before It used to be a law they had to supply parts for 15 years. I had trouble like you and pressured them and i got part This was a few years back. Sears is great on pulling this and why I don,t shop there anymore bbobia


PatM    Posted 01-29-2003 at 08:41:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
Dealt with these folks while building our house. Needed to convert the new cooktop to LP from Natgas, and the "Great Indoors" said 8 weeks, another local appliance store gave me this number. # days later the stove was converted!


DeadCarp    Posted 01-29-2003 at 06:11:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Have you tried the repair clinic? After you answer their questions, they show pictures and prices. :)


Red Dave    Posted 01-29-2003 at 05:43:02       [Reply]  [No Email]
Tom, I don't know where to get the parts you need, but I think JoeK posted a link some time ago to a site that carried a lot of appliance parts. His computer died and he hasn't been on much the past week or so, but maybe an archive search would turn up the link.


jim vogenthaler    Posted 07-21-2005 at 10:45:17       [Reply]  [Send Email]
anyone know where I can get a part for a cory knife sharpener from the 1960's?


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