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      Webinar Recordings Index Page   11/07/2017

      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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      [Webinar] Appliantology Peer Group   02/08/2018

        We're doing something totally new this time! In this first ever meeting of the Appliantology Peer Group, we'll be hosting a roundtable-style question and answer webinar. Bring something you'd like to share with your brethren in the craft: it could be photos, a tech tip, new insights gleaned from recent training -- anything having to do with the business or technical sides of the appliance repair trade. If you've got something to show, we'll let you share your screen and give you the opportunity to teach us all something new. And of course, Team Samurai will be there to answer any questions you might have about how to use Appliantology.  

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  2. Maytag MSD2655HES Ice Maker not working

    Remove the cover on the ice maker, get your "jumper wire", install in test points T and H on modual ..... Connect your D.D.M. set for A.C. leads connected to water valve, should be 120 ac when I/M calls for water........Bail arm down, Should go into " Forced Harvest....Some models, hold door switch closed, ............I would go for a new I/M...If nothing happens.........................W10190965 is a budget priced I/M....
  3. This is my girlfriends fridge and the symptoms are being reported to me, so I don't have any personal experience with it. She says that initially it was overflowing the ice trays so she simply turned it off by lifting the lever and now when I drop the lever to troubleshoot it doesn't do anything at all.....the water doesn't run at all. Thoughts? Suggestions? Chris
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  5. Samsung Ice maker issues

    Well if the water pressure is good, check the temperature of the ice room. You'll have to do this quickly. Leave a fridge thermometer in the ice room for several hours. It needs to read below 17 degrees or the ice maker won't cycle. Also use a magnet and locate the read switch on the top cover where the left door closes and apply the magnet to that sweet spot until the internal lights go out. With the left door open and the ice bucket removed, In about 5-10 seconds you should hear the ice room fan come on. If you don't hear anything, shine a flash light in behind the ice maker and see if there's ice and frost build up on the back of the ice maker or fan area. If there is, you have a major problem to correct...
  6. Whirlpool Connected Smart Appliances Job Aid View File This Whirlpool Job Aid, “Connected Smart Appliances - Third Generation” (P/N W10785366A), provides the In-Home Service Professional with information on operation, connectivity, and service of the “Connected Smart Appliance.” For specific information on the model being serviced, refer to the “Use and Care Guide,” “Installation Instructions,” or “Tech Sheet” provided with the appliance. The goal of this Job Aid is to provide information that will enable the In-Home Service Professional to properly diagnose malfunctions and repair the “Connected Smart Appliance.” The objectives of this Job Aid are to: Understand and follow proper safety precautions Understand the connectivity process Successfully troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions Successfully perform necessary repairs Successfully return the appliance to its proper operational status PUB W10785366A CA-02 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 02/24/2018 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
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    This Whirlpool Job Aid, “Connected Smart Appliances - Third Generation” (P/N W10785366A), provides the In-Home Service Professional with information on operation, connectivity, and service of the “Connected Smart Appliance.” For specific information on the model being serviced, refer to the “Use and Care Guide,” “Installation Instructions,” or “Tech Sheet” provided with the appliance. The goal of this Job Aid is to provide information that will enable the In-Home Service Professional to properly diagnose malfunctions and repair the “Connected Smart Appliance.” The objectives of this Job Aid are to: Understand and follow proper safety precautions Understand the connectivity process Successfully troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions Successfully perform necessary repairs Successfully return the appliance to its proper operational status PUB W10785366A CA-02
  8. GE GTW330ASK0WW Washer Minimanual View File There are two minimanuals associated with this model number. Download both and see which applies to the configuration you're working on. PUB 31-16911-1 PUB 31-16928-3 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 02/24/2018 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  9. GE GTW330ASK0WW Washer Minimanual

    Version 1.0.0

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    There are two minimanuals associated with this model number. Download both and see which applies to the configuration you're working on. PUB 31-16911-1 PUB 31-16928-3
  10. GE 27 inch TL Washer Training Bulletin- No Spin or Agitate, No Fill, No Drain View File No Spin/ Agitate, No Fill, No Drain on GTW220, GTW330, GTW460, GTW485, GTW490, GTW680, GTW685, GTW750, GTW755 HTW200, HTW240, MTW200 PUB TB10-17 July 2017 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 02/24/2018 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  11. Version 1.0.0

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    No Spin/ Agitate, No Fill, No Drain on GTW220, GTW330, GTW460, GTW485, GTW490, GTW680, GTW685, GTW750, GTW755 HTW200, HTW240, MTW200 PUB TB10-17 July 2017
  12. GE 27 inch TL Washer Fault Code Updates For Minimanual PUBs 31-16897-4 31-16911 31-16912 View File The following fault codes have been updated to assist with potential symptoms related to pressure port blockage: 6, 8, 12, 16, 18, 19, 25 and 27 PUB TB01-17 Feb 2017 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 02/24/2018 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
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    The following fault codes have been updated to assist with potential symptoms related to pressure port blockage: 6, 8, 12, 16, 18, 19, 25 and 27 PUB TB01-17 Feb 2017
  14. GE TL Washer Locked Rotor Fault F3

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    A locked rotor fault is set if the motor should be running but there has been no motor movement for at least 5 minutes. Below are the possible reasons a locked rotor fault F3 will be displayed and how likely they are to be the cause on 2015 and later top load washers. PUB TB07-17 June 2017
  15. GE TL Washer Locked Rotor Fault F3 View File A locked rotor fault is set if the motor should be running but there has been no motor movement for at least 5 minutes. Below are the possible reasons a locked rotor fault F3 will be displayed and how likely they are to be the cause on 2015 and later top load washers. PUB TB07-17 June 2017 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 02/24/2018 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  16. Unimac utee5asp

    Model Number is incomplete. Alliance is showing 7 different models. Example- UTEE5ASP175TW01 And with Alliance it is always a good idea to take down the Serial number also. They have lots of serial number breaks.
  17. LG 36" radiant cooktop LCE3681ST Service manual request

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  18. LG LCE3681ST Ceramic Radiant Cooktop Service Manual View File PUB MFL41578002 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 02/24/2018 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
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  20. Samsung Ice maker issues

    There is a bulletin out on this one, see if there is air leaking into the ice room from a gap between the wall and the ice room.
  21. Need the service manual for a unimac utee5asp washer dryer combo
  22. The old one doesn’t look like that, it has a duck bill attached to the cabinet and a kind of open funnel/ramp thing that has to be removed. I stick a 1/8” flat blade screwdriver in to release the locking tab on the funnel/ramp thing. The directions are pretty vague about that part of the job.
  23. Whirlpool WED4900XWO

    Service matters only has this wiring diagram for this model.
  24. Looking for information to diagnose Poor Heat.
  25. looking for tech manual and diagnostics for a kenmore wahser/dryer combo 363.61532110. the washer is what i am working on so i need the diagnostics for it please
  26. Need service manual for Frigidaire M# FGHB2866PFGA

    Domo for the update, Brother Quick!
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