Service Tips

Jaques & Cousteau’s
Service Tips

We’ve been trained by our dad JC, but just want you to know:


The following tips are for informational purposes only.
You may want to try to use the advice on this page

to solve your problem before calling a repairman.
If the suggestion does not fix your problem, give us a call!


Dryer takes too long to dry
* Check your vent hose for possible blockage.

Ice Maker making hollow cubes or slivers

* Check water supply for lime buildup.

Electric Dryer not heating
* Check both fuses. The dryer may run but
not heat with only one good fuse.

Gas range not working properly

* Call for professional service, gas can be
VERY dangerous to work with.

Poor wash quality in dishwasher

* Rearrange dishes.
* Turn up the temperature on the water heater,
the soap will not react to cool water.
* Make sure you are using powder soap,
liquid soap does not clean as well as powder.

Water collects inside bottom of refrigerator
* Make sure your door seals are intact.
* Thaw your refrigerator out for a day, and then
clean out the drain from the freezer .

Air conditioner not cooling.
* Check that your filter is clean. If not, clean or
replace it.

Refrigerator not cooling well
* Have you cleaned your condenser coils recently? The hot
coils underneath are necessary for dissipation of heat.

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