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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 Workshop   11/09/2017

      Information is the name of the game in the appliance repair trade today. Appliantology is a powerful information tool for the professional appliance repair technician. But just like with any of the more capable tools in your tool bag, many of the more powerful features are hidden from you unless you "read the manual." Ugh! Who wants to do that? Well, this is one time when you don't have to! In this webinar, Team Samurai will personally walk you through the site and show you many of the useful and powerful features that even long-time users probably never knew existed.   

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  2. Sounds good. Wiring is known to break/fail...internally. The wire harness will appear to be okay/ undamaged...but is not.
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  4. Making much more sense now. Yes, when a new wiring harness comes with a part don’t assume it not there for a reason.
  5. John. It did some with new wires but I didn't use them. I need to replace the wires?
  6. Built January 2014. When the Drain Motor was replaced...did it have a new pump motor wire harness in the kit? Has it been installed?
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  8. Hello everyone Washer won't drain. If I unplug it for about 7 hours, plug it back, then try again, it will drain. Then I try another load and it won't drain. Everything I've researched so far said to check hoses and drain pump for obstructions. I did that; couldn't find any obstructions so I ordered a new drain pump from sears. Just installed it. Ran two dry "loads", I could hear, see and feel the pump working. Started a small real load (with water). Won't drain, pump is not working. I've unplugged, waited about 30 minutes. Still won't drain and pump doesn't run. Model WT1101CW 401PNNA37679 I don't remember when I purchased. It was sometimes after 2008 - new. There is a date on the old pump 4.12.13/1. I guess that's a date?
  9. Jenn-air JDS9860BDS22 Range Wiring Sheet View File PUB 8119P394-60 Submitter Son of Samurai Submitted 11/19/2017 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
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  11. Problem is that the service manual here doesn’t include a schematic or wiring diagram. (WTF!) Do you guys happen to have one. I kinda need it! Thanks
  12. Roper Dryer RED4640YQ0

    This one applies to your model:
  13. I am looking for a PARTS LIST list for this furnace. If there is any tech (error code) info that would be great too. I’ve never worked on a furnace before. It doesn’t seem that difficult and I feel very confident in working on it. Thanks for all your help. Ms Anm
  14. Need service manual/Tech Sheet Please.
  15. KENMORE WASHER

    This tech sheet applies to your model:
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  17. when the glow bar is at its peak of glowing try tapping the side of the gas valve at the coils also . If the burner lights it’s possible you may have a stuck gas valve or bad gas valve. Meter check the other components first and make sure their good before coming to the conclusion that the gas valve is bad. Ohm out the flame sensor . You should read about 1-2 ohms . If your reading infinity . Replace the sensor. The flame sensor rarely goes bad. It’s most Likely the coils if the flame sensor checks good and the glow bar has already been changed with a new one and it’s checked for being good. You should be getting 120volts at the glow bar . You also need to make sure there is not a break in the wiring harness wires for the ignition components. There is a way to test the coils with a meter but you need to have the right type of meter for that. Usually a weak set of coils will give off a small scent of gas sometimes. A weak or bad coil will look fractured a sort of cracked look all around the coil. It will also have a swollen look at the gas valve end of the coil. Good luck
  18. I need a tech sheet for this washer
  19. +1 to bad ignitor use a round on like this: https://www.searspartsdirect.com/part-number/WB13K0001/0022/363.html?modelNumber=3627132190&categoryName=Range (gas)&brandName=KENMORE
  20. Replace Ignitor then you'll likely be good to go. turn off gas and power first!
  21. Always I seem to expect more of a problem than it actually is, while not in my comfort zone diagnosing a non working gas oven, family's hoping to be ready for Thanksgiving day. Feeling like they depend on me now. No amp draw from ignitor, wires both wires white shouldn't make any difference right ? no continuity on ignitor (one lead off), the other badly frayed at terminal, replaced the crimp on quick connector, still no amp draw, tested continuity completely out of the circuit, still nothing. However 120 vac at the ignitor. Diagnosing one problem at at time, this sounds correct to me, also how to diagnosis temp thermostat in oven just in case. thks all. Expect the Unexpected
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