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Old 01-22-13, 09:48 AM   #1
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Anyone know of a reliable person that repairs refrigerator ice makers and/or 4 ton home a/c units in the Rosarito Beach area. Thanks
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Old 01-22-13, 10:26 AM   #2
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Hi Larry. Welcome to the board. I did have a good refrigeration guy here in Rosarito, but he's not in business any longer. If I find a contact for you, I will let you know. Sorry.

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There was a guys who sold used appliances on the south side of the free road, just about a 1/4 mile from the toll road exit - he would also make house calls and once fixed a garage fridge we had. Very nice guy.
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There was a guys who sold used appliances on the south side of the free road, just about a 1/4 mile from the toll road exit - he would also make house calls and once fixed a garage fridge we had. Very nice guy.
Do you know if he is still there? If so, can you give me a description of his shop?
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I haven't lived in the area for over four years but his place always had a row of washing machines, refrigerators and stoves out front with a small office in the back...
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Old 01-22-13, 02:38 PM   #6
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Hi Larry. Welcome to the board. I did have a good refrigeration guy here in Rosarito, but he's not in business any longer.
Hey...Larry...arncha glad you asked?
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Old 01-22-13, 05:55 PM   #7
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Hey...Larry...arncha glad you asked?
Yeah, the "welcome" was the important part, huh. The next poster will try to sell him a refrigerator...
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Anyone know of a reliable person that repairs refrigerator ice makers and/or 4 ton home a/c units in the Rosarito Beach area. Thanks
Try F. Munoz, (661)612-2708, 044-(661)113-7630 cell.
Alberto Navarro (664)622-0644

From the San Antonio Del Mar H.O.A. website.
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Thanks, have you used either of these guys? Do you know where they are located or if they speak any English?
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Thanks, have you used either of these guys? Do you know where they are located or if they speak any English?
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No. Sorry, haven't used either. Couple of good reviews on SADM web page.
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My guess is that if the SADM HOA recommends them, they probably speak English...
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Try F. Munoz, (661)612-2708, 044-(661)113-7630 cell.
Alberto Navarro (664)622-0644

From the San Antonio Del Mar H.O.A. website.
About the above reference....

As luck would have it, my Frigidaire refrigerator started acting up last night. What a SuperBowl Party horror story (not really). The digital display showed an error code of EF. I called the 800 number in the manual and was told EF stands for "evaporator fan" but they were backlogged a week on the part. So I called the Munoz number above and the guys showed up a few hours later. Nice guys, excellent English. They looked at the back of the refer and said it wasn't the evaporator fan, but a computer board that sends commands to the evaporator fan. They don't carry the part- but said I can find it on line for about $100 and they will install it. I priced it on-line for $85, but didn't buy it. So at that point I was looking at the fan arriving Thursday and Friday before it was up and running again. (We have a back up refer downstairs).

On a long shot I called the same repair guy I thought had gone out of business. His phone worked this time and he came over. He took the refer apart and used a tester. He determined the computer board was fine, it was the evaporator fan that was bad. He had a used one in the truck and installed it- for the cost of the new part on line.

So I am back up and running today, not next week. Actually if I used the first guy I would have received the $85 part and then still needed to buy and wait for an evaporator fan too; which would have been a waste of time and money.

So here's my go-to refer guy for Rosarito. Not much English though Click image for larger version

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On a long shot I called the same repair guy I thought had gone out of business. His phone worked this time and he came over. He took the refer apart and used a tester. He determined the computer board was fine, it was the evaporator fan that was bad. He had a used one in the truck and installed it- for the cost of the new part on line.

So I am back up and running today, not next week. Actually if I used the first guy I would have received the $85 part and then still needed to buy and wait for an evaporator fan too; which would have been a waste of time and money.

So here's my go-to refer guy for Rosarito. Not much English though Attachment 3416.
I am almost certain that Manuel was the guy we used. Very typical story of the service we experienced with him. Good to know he's still around.
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I am almost certain that Manuel was the guy we used. Very typical story of the service we experienced with him. Good to know he's still around.
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Machado just fixed our clothes dryer. Fast, cheap.
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Machado just fixed our clothes dryer. Fast, cheap.
Didn't know he did dryers. Good to know. He's a smart guy who knows people want it fixed right, cheap and fast the first time. I tried calling parts places in San Diego on Saturday with no one even open. Machado was here in two hours and is a very nice man. He knows what he's doing and uses his Mexican ingenuity to make things work with what he has on hand.
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I remember that he pulled out a spare board (auto defrost) that he had for my garage fridge that he fixed. I really thought I would have to cross the border hunting for one and was amazed when he had a board on him. Better yet was when that board went out several weeks later he came out and put in another one he had, with no charge. I still gave him a nice tip and that board worked without a hiccup for a couple more years and was still working when we gave the fridge away before moving down to SQ.
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Just to let people know Machado's is still open...I got a cook top and refrigerator for $700 last weekend...great people to work with..They set up a delivery time of 1-2 PM they were there by 2 PM
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Just to let people know Machado's is still open...I got a cook top and refrigerator for $700 last weekend...great people to work with..They set up a delivery time of 1-2 PM they were there by 2 PM
Can you pls. give me his location.
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See post #12 they posted a copy of their card....
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