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  1. Liked this: Home & Family Just setup my new Craftsman 12 amp 12-1/2'' Bench Planer (21758). Ran my first board through and the surface is wavy, not smooth. made multiple passes. The wood was a pine 3" by 3" board apprx 30 " long. Adjustments needed? this is the best it will do?

    Hi Campfire,here are some tips to help with the planing of wood and will help keep waves and ridges out of the picture. When you're planing the wide surface of the board, inspect the grain on the nar…
  2. Liked this: Outdoors My garden tractor model 917.274041 quite running. It will start in neutral, blade disengaged and brake set BUT as soon as I release brake engine dies (with a backfire). What could be problem>

    THANKS for the help. I found that the CONNECTOR was at fault. The connector shorts the two leads together when disconnected. This is the first connect I have seen that did this. Most connectors are…
  3. Liked this: Outdoors My garden tractor model 917.274041 quite running. It will start in neutral, blade disengaged and brake set BUT as soon as I release brake engine dies (with a backfire). What could be problem>

    Hello Bedley, the most common reason for the issue you have described is a malfuntioning seat switch. It is loscated under the seat and if it becomes dusty of rusted , movement on the seat will cause …
  4. Liked this: Home & Family An I being blocked from posting on MySears?

    Yikes! Thank you for the update! I have sent a message to tech to see if they can help provide any tips to help with this issue. Check back periodically for I will post once I receive an answer!…
  5. Liked this: Home & Family My Kenmore front load dryer is not heating. The tumbler works but there is no hot air to dry the clothes. Would this be a bad heating element? And if so how hard is it to replace?

    If this is an electric dryer and it is running then the thermal fuse is okay. A not heating problem can be caused by the control/timer, the high limit thermostat, the thermal cut-off or the element. …
  6. Liked this: Home & Family I have not received a call scheduling the water heater installation I booked on-line yesterday. It should be for tomorrow, 1/4/13. Service confirmation number is 30FKOP2

    Hi dogsandroses, I am sorry to hear that you have not had a follow up phone call about your scheduled service for tomorrow. We would love to help by having our SearsCares team follow up on this …
  7. Liked this: Home & Family My icemaker stopped working, water wouldn't stop running so I had to turn it off

    Hi justpasnthru, Depending on the icemaker style the water to it is controlled by the module mounted on the front of the icemaker. There are contacts inside that open or close depending on the part …
  8. Liked this: Home & Family I HAVE NOT RECEIVED A REFUND FOR ITEMS CANCELLED FROM MY ORDER BY SEARS BUT CHARGED TO MY CREDIT CARD ANYWAY!

    Hi dh0765! If you could please contain all of your issues to this one thread, it will help to keep the site as streamlined as possible and ensure your complaints are addressed. Check back soon for a…
  9. Liked this: Home & Family I am interested in buying an electric water heater yet the description states it is not \\\'Energy Star compliant\\\'. What does that mean? I want to buy the most energy efficient but not sure the one I\\\'m looking at is the one that is the most efficient.

    You have received some good information about Energy Star. I'm attaching a site you can access [http://www.sears.com/shc/s/c_10153_12605_Appliances_Water%20Heaters?redirectType=BRAT_RULE&prop17=wa…
  10. Liked this: Home & Family I want to check and see if an item is in one of the stores?

    Hi mpr1962! Welcome to MySears! You can check on an item's availability at your local store by following these steps: • Head over to Sears.com. • Click on the product you are interested in b…
  11. Liked this: Saving Money I have reward ponts that are expiring on 12/31, what do I have to do to not lose them?

    Hi Cher48! You can use them on a purchase before 12/31! Maybe you have something in mind from your Christmas list that you did not get this year?
  12. Liked this: Holidays & Parties What is your New Year’s Resolution for 2013?

    Aug - get a life. I'll give a peice of mine! But you have to take ths good and the bad! I have parkinson's D. for 22 years. Try that on for size! The person in the store I went to even wrapped my …
  13. Liked this: Uncategorized Artificial tree or real?

    I do the artificial tree. Several factors. 1. I have a cat 2. I don't have the time to go shopping for one. 3. Easier to clean up 4. I can just use a fresh balsam wallflower from bath and body works…
  14. Liked this: Uncategorized Artificial tree or real?

    Every year I say I want to buy an artificial tree for the same reasons you gave, but somehow I always come home with a real one! They are so messy, but I enjoy picking out a real one and then of cours…
  15. Liked this: Outdoors Does Sears carry a Hot House Kit. Like a tool shed, but with clear panels?

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