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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. LG Refrigerator Model GM-L277BSRA Repair Manual Needed

    Same manual as for this one
  3. Can't find service manual or parts list on this one.
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  5. MST Radio Episode 24: Your Appliance Repair Biz

    The Samurai and Mrs. Samurai talk about the Biz of appliance repair and other topics: Customer relations and strategic market targeting Culture of dumbass among some techs Free Appliance repair expos like in the HVAC industry Upcoming Appliantology Peer Group web meeting
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  7. 110.27812690 No Spin

    I agree. No parts ordered just used what was in stock. Very quick, especially on the lid switch and motor. Quick unplug and plug ins
  8. 110.27812690 No Spin

    sometimes it is quicker to just change out parts on certain things if you suspect a certain part, if there is a good part in your shop, to me that's not a parts changing monkey. now if he ordered parts without checking his then yes , that would be true. just my opinion.
  9. 110.27812690 No Spin

    Part changing monkey!!! Test the parts...makes it a whole lot easier!!!!
  10. you need a element because of the blister for sure , but not sure what is up with the sparking if the element is still functioning , or how the door opening can make that happen. maybe i am just misunderstanding something
  11. Also 240 volts very dangerous be sure unit unplugged before servicing.
  12. Here’s bake element if sparking it needs replaced. Do not use oven until it’s fixed. Part number: 318255401
  13. My Kenmore oven started not baking evenly a few months ago. Anytime the electricity goes out, we have to reset the oven by turning off the breaker to the oven for it to start baking normally again. In the last few weeks I've noticed there is a blister on the right side of the element and sometimes when opening the oven door all of the way, the left side of the element sparks. The hinge of the left side of the oven door makes a clicking sound when opening the door all of the way. I'm not sure if this would just be a simple element replacement or if it is an electrical issue causing the oven issues. The stove works fine.
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    Service manual
  17. Whirlpool GD5SHGXKQ01 Ice Maker

    The issues that I have experienced with this model Ice maker was due to ice build up in the fill cup. Replaced water valve. Problem solved.
  18. Start with the keypad as stated above, but in addition you may need to change the main control pwb
  19. 110.27812690 No Spin

    I've checked this. It has continuity and works as expected.
  20. 110.27812690 No Spin

    door switch/lid lock?
  21. Also, make sure you are using a Jet Dry agent to allow for the water to sheen off of glasses, plates, everything but plastic
  22. Whirlpool GD5SHGXKQ01 Ice Maker

    Also make sure that there is no ice build-up in the ice maker fill tube, if this ices over, it could cause water to be diverted right into the bucket of ice, causing it to freeze
  23. [Webinar] Inaugural Appliantology Peer Group


    Try connecting audio by phone instead of through the computer. I always do it that way, seems more reliable. Hope to see you there!
  24. [Webinar] Inaugural Appliantology Peer Group


    I hope to be there. It's been a while since I've been at one of these, and last time my audio would just not work at all no matter what I did, but if everything goes well, I should be there.
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  26. GE washer out of balance

    A washer exhibiting excessive vibration, walking, or banging noises may be repaired with a software update using NewFI or a Software Update Module (SUM) WH98R1967001 and replacing the leveling legs (excluding GTW750CPL0DG GTW750CSL0WS model washers) with part number WH02X26590. Ensure to replace the leveling legs using the 4 pack part number WH02X26590 . GTW220ACK0WW GTW220ACK1WW GTW220ACK2WW GTW330ASK0WW GTW330ASK1WW GTW460ASJ0WW GTW460ASJ1WW GTW460ASJ2WW GTW460ASJ3WW GTW460ASJ4WW GTW460ASJ5WW GTW460ASJ6WW GTW485ASJ0WS GTW485ASJ0WW GTW485ASJ1WS GTW485ASJ2WS GTW485ASJ3W
  27. Italian Frigidaire Dishwasher

    Like Tootsie Pop licks The world may never know it Crazy engineer's
  28. GE washer out of balance

    Thanks for the reply. I am having trouble finding the service bulletin
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