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      On-demand appliance repair training videos for Professional Appliantologist members Over 30 hours (and growing!) of original, high quality appliance training webinars developed and given by yours truly are at your fingertips, on topics you won't find anywhere else. Fill in those knowledge gaps, strengthen those areas of uncertainty, and boost your skills. Watch on mobile or desktop at your convenience whenever, wherever.  Ultra Short Primer on Basic Electricity, Circuits, Ohm's Law, and Schematic Reading (Length: 1:04:48) Basic Refrigerator Troubleshooting (Length: 1:10:45) Schematic Reading Workshop, 10/2015 (Length 1:19:08) Troubleshooting Strategies for Computer-Controlled Appliances (Length: 48:34) Semiconductors and PN Junctions (Length: 1:04:37) Appliance Temperature Sensing Devices & Technology (Length: 1:27:33) Voltage Measurements, Meters, Ghost Voltages, and Triac-controlled Neutrals (Length: 1:29:32) Troubleshooting with Tech Sheets, Part 1, 4/2016 (Length: 1:09:26) Troubleshooting with Tech Sheets, Part 2, 4/2016 (Length: 1:21:11) Tech Sheet Review, 4/9/2016: Bosch Speed Cooker, Amana Refrigerator, GE Glass Cooktop Range (Length: 1:22:58) Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) Switches used in Samsung Switched Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) (Length: 27:07) PWM Computer Cooling Fan in a Whirlpool Refrigerator (Length: 14:53) Understanding AC Split-phase Household Power Supplies (Length: 52:41) Troubleshooting a Samsung Electric Dryer without Disassembly using Live Tests and the Schematic (Length: 22:47) Troubleshooting a Bosch Dishwasher No-Heat Problem using the Schematic and Live Tests (Length: 15:38) Linear Motors and Linear Compressors (Length: 55:54) Bi-directional PSC Drive Motor Systems in Whirlpool VM Washers (Length: 56:52) Appliance Service Call Structure and Troubleshooting Strategies (Length: 1:00:16) The Ten Step Troubleshooting Tango and Workshop Exercises (Length: 1:35:39) Troubleshooting Ten-Step Tango Advanced Workshop (Length: 1:32:06) Ten-Step Tango Troubleshooting Workshop: Refrigerators (Length: 1:35:57) Whirlpool Duet Washer Schematic Analysis & Whirlpool Dryer Moisture Sensor System (Length: 1:03:04) Neutral Vs. Ground, Inverter Microwave, Digital Communications, Loading Down in DC loads, and more! (Length: 1:14:45) Gas Oven Service Call After a Parts Changing Monkey (Length: 36:04) AFCI and GFCI Circuit Protection Technology (Length: 41:26) Troubleshooting Samsung Refrigerators and more (Length: 1:29:58) 3-way Valves and Dual Evaporator Refrigerators (Length: 1:15:45) Split-Phase Compressors and PTC Start Devices (Length: 1:11:57) Gas Dryer Ignition Systems (Length: 53:50) Refrigerator Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 1 (Length: 43:07) Refrigerator Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 2 (Length: 1:09:09) Refrigerator Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 3 (Length: 1:11:56) Refrigerator Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 4 (Length: 37:45) Refrigerator Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 5 (Length: 16:35) To access these webinars and all the other info-goodies here at Appliantology, become a Professional Appliantologist today. If you need cost-effective, time-flexible, state-of-the-art appliance technical training, check out the Master Samurai Tech Academy.
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Appliantology Newsletter, December 2011: Last-Minute Gift Ideas and Some Helpful Appliance Repair Tips

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Appliantology Newsletter, December 2011: Last-Minute Gift Ideas and Some Helpful Appliance Repair Tips

1. Ultimate Appliance Gift Ideas

2. Snowblower Repair

3. Recent Appliance Repair Tips at Fixitnow.com

4. Share the Love!

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1. Ultimate Appliance Gift Ideas

Panicking over last-minute holiday shopping? Never fear! We've got ideas for ya. Of course, one of the best gifts would be to finally repair that nagging problem on your [fill in troublemaking appliance here], and you know where to go for help on that! Otherwise, read this article for all kinds of other great ideas for doodads and gadgets to make your home run a little more smoothly ==> http://fixitnow.com/?p=6707

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2. Snowblower Repair

Yes, the Samurai can help you fix your snowblowing appliance, too! You can get parts for all major snowblower brands through the SmartSearch parts search box at any of my sites: Fixitnow.com, Appliantology.org, and Applianceguru.com. Just enter your snowblower model number in the SmartSearch box at the top of the page and you'll find any part you need as well as dozens and dozens of DIY snowblower repair videos.

As with kitchen and laundry appliances, the first step in snowblower repair is getting the full and correct model number; this video shows you where to find it on any brand of snowblower ==> http://fixitnow.com/?p=6693

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3. Recent Appliance Repair Tips at Fixitnow.com

In case you missed 'em, here are just a few of the most recent appliance repair tips I've posted at Fixitnow.com:

How to Test the High-Voltage Rectifier in a Microwave Oven ==> http://fixitnow.com/?p=6703

How To Remove A Stuck Agitator From A Washing Machine… Without Getting Agitated ==> http://fixitnow.com/?p=6696

How To Test A Dryer Cycling Thermostat ==> http://fixitnow.com/?p=6688

How To Test The Bake Or Broil Element In An Electric Oven To See If It's Good Or Not ==> http://fixitnow.com/?p=6531

If you need more detailed help fixing your broken appliance, come see us at the Samurai Appliance Repair Academy where you'll get free, interactive repair help from yours truly and his brethren in The Craft, world-renowned Master Appliantologists ==> http://www.appliantology.org/

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4. Share the Love!

Right now, you may be racking your brain trying to figure out what to give the Samurai for Christmas. The greatest present you can give me is your presence at my sites! Beyond that, all the Samurai wants for Christmas is to help even more Grasshoppers fix their broken appliances. And you can help...

If our DIY appliance repair sites and information have been helpful to you or you like what we do and how we're doin' it, you could really help us out by telling your friends about us. Like our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter, or just send 'em an email-- I would be personally grateful for anything you can do to help spread the word!

Our Facebook Page ==> http://facebook.com/fixitnowsamurai

Our Twitter Page ==> http://twitter.com/fixitnowsamurai

It is my sincere hope and prayer that you have a blessed and joyous holiday season this year, however you celebrate it. May the New Year find our hearts filled with joy and gratitude for each and every person in our lives, knowing that every person in our lives is sent to us by the Great Samurai. Let us be grateful for the relationships in our lives, forgiving those who've wronged us and asking forgiveness of those whom we've wronged. Now, may the Great Samurai who watches over us all keep our families safe and together this holiday season!

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