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  1. HI, i need service manual for LG Range model: LRE6323SW
  2. I've been working with appliance techs online for over 20 years. One of the biggest changes I've seen in the tech community during that time is a steady decline in competence in troubleshooting electrical circuits. It's to the point today that many techs don't even know what real troubleshooting is or looks like. A common misunderstanding is that pattern recognition and parts changing are what constitute "troubleshooting." Real troubleshooting starts with a succinct problem statement that answers one or both of these questions: 1) What is the appliance doing that it should NOT be doing? 2)
  3. In this first video, we troubleshoot a warm beer compartment (fresh food) in a Frigidaire Gallery french door bottom mount refrigerator. The video illustrates the importance of following a cardinal rule of troubleshooting: Fix the obvious problem first. In this case, the customer simply reported that the FF compartment was warm but the freezer compartment was good. We verified these temperatures upon arrival. But then the customer points out that the lights in the FF compartment were stuck on and melted a hole in the liner at the top-- you'll see this in the video. So, in keeping w
  4. Was Gifted a slightly used, unworking Whirlpool electric dryer. It won't heat up. Replaced all of the common problems. (heating element, upper limit thermo, thermostat control, 2 different fuses, pigtail). Only thing left would be the wiring and the controls. There is evidence of mice living inside the control panel, and one of them chewed thru insulation on one of the timer wires (white-blue). I was able to read continuity from the exposed wire to the terminal. I think I'm on the right track. Any advice? Looks like the only path from the chewed wire would be to ground. Is that enough to
  5. I had two service calls recently on two different dryers with the same problem: the motor wouldn't run. These are two different dryers: one an old skool Whirlpool-built unit with the lint filter on the top panel and the other a Maytag Neptune-style dryer. Different disassembly, wiring, and schematics, and completely different timers. But in both cases, the problem was the same--a burnt contact in the timer (failed open so would not close). In the two videos below, I show you how to use the schematic not only to precisely identify the specific failed contact in the timer, but al
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    Tech guide for troubleshooting refrigeration system problems: Cycle blockage, Gas Leakage, Comp Locking, PBA defect
  7. Samsung Refrigeration Cycle Troubleshooting Guide View File Tech guide for troubleshooting refrigeration system problems: Cycle blockage, Gas Leakage, Comp Locking, PBA defect Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 09/13/2019 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  8. This dual fuel range was flashing an F30 error code. The tech sheet says this points to a problem with the RTD (temperature probe). A parts changing monkey reading only the error code description without looking at the schematic replaced the RTD only to have the exact same problem: F30 error code. Watch how a real technician uses both the tech sheet and the schematic to accurately diagnose the problem without guesswork. Get online, on-demand 24/7 appliance repair training on circuits, schematics, technology, and troubleshooting at the Master Samurai Tech Academy, htt
  9. Samurai Appliance Repair Man

    [video] No oven heat on a DUAL FUEL range

    Watch as I demonstrate some basic troubleshooting katas applicable to all appliances, regardless of brand or type. Wondering what the fault on L2 was? Here's the big reveal: we actually induced the failure ourselves on our test range in the Samurai Studio (in our secret lair hidden deep in a volcano) so we could show you this basic troubleshooting kata. Our videos are not showing pattern recognition ("if this symptom replace this part"), product training, or parts changing. We are showing the high-dollar troubleshooting skills that apply to ALL appliances, regardless
  10. You know that complicated-looking cycle sequence chart on the techsheet for these dishwashers that no one uses because they don't understand it? Yeah, that one. We explained how to use it in the Appliantology Tips and Tricks webinar on August 11, 2019. It really is a powerful troubleshooting aid that lets you check all the functions and loads in the machine in just a few minutes. Appliantology premium tech members may watch the webinar recording here. This webinar recording is one of dozens of other training events on niche technical topics like this that we do at Applianto
  11. Samurai Appliance Repair Man

    Non-PCM Repair on a Jazz Board Refrigerator

    This is a newish Maytag jazz board refrigerator presenting with a warm FF and cold FZ. This was not your typical defrost failure. The failure here was the evaporator fan was not running. I troubleshot the problem without disassembling the freezer-- did it all from the jazz board. Even though this is a modern, computer-controlled refrigerator, what you're about to see are actually old skool troubleshooting techniques that have been largely lost in the appliance repair trade today: reading the schematic and understanding from it how the circuit is supposed to work knowing whe
  12. Samurai Appliance Repair Man

    Samurai's Big Three Troubleshooting Secrets

    It's tough for appliance techs today. Our biggest competition is from cheap replacement machines. The proliferation of pricey electronic boards in appliances means that if you can't quickly do a slam-dunk diagnosis, you are at risk of losing customers and your profitability. Meanwhile, electrical troubleshooting is largely a lost science. What exactly have we lost? The Old Skool troubleshooting techniques that us old timers learned way back. And guess what: these same Old Skool troubleshooting skills still apply to modern, computer-controlled appliances! There's a good reason for that: be
  13. Many techs have trouble interpreting a schematic diagram and understanding how to use it for troubleshooting. In this webinar, held on March 29, 2019, we used a Samsung electric dryer and a GE double oven as case studies to review electric circuit principles and troubleshooting. Some of the topics we talked about: Neutral sensing in Samsung dryers: what that means, what it does, and how it affects troubleshooting Series and parallel circuits and how to identify them on a real-world schematic Voltage in a circuit as a DIFFERENCE in voltage between two points How it can
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    Who: All tech members at Appliantology: Professional Appliantologists, Senior Appliantology Fellows, Legacy Techs, and Master Samurai Tech Alumni at Appliantology and all students enrolled at the Master Samurai Tech Academy. What: We’re going to talk about some basic electric circuit topics and troubleshooting techniques that many techs are a little shaky on: Voltage vs. voltage drop- commonly misunderstood and misused but understanding the distinction is crucial for accurately troubleshooting AC circuits. Most of the time, we’re troubleshooting circuits composed of loads a
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    Who: All tech members at Appliantology: Professional Appliantologists, Senior Appliantology Fellows, Legacy Techs, and Master Samurai Tech Alumni at Appliantology and all students enrolled at the Master Samurai Tech Academy. What: Many techs have trouble interpreting a schematic diagram and understanding how to use it for troubleshooting. In this webinar, we'll use as case studies a Samsung electric dryer and a GE electric oven with 6 elements and 8 relays. If time permits, we'll review AC voltage difference and how L1 and L2 work together to create a 240 VAC voltage DIFFERENCE (key word
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    Who: All tech members at Appliantology: Professional Appliantologists, Senior Appliantology Fellows, Legacy Techs, and Master Samurai Tech Alumni at Appliantology What: Being able to analyze a schematic and see how a circuit is supposed to function is real work that all goes on inside our heads when we're troubleshooting an electrical problem. Even though customers don't see anything happening when we do this, schematic analysis is the indispensable, high skill part of our job as techs. In this workshop, we're going to use the timing chart and schematic on the tech sheet to troubleshoot a
  17. Samurai Appliance Repair Man

    LG Dryer Gas Valve Troubleshooting

    From the album: Dryer Repair

    Replacement gas valve assembly: http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Gas-Valve-Assembly/5221EL2002A/1266848
  18. Speed Queen Alliance Single and Stacked Dryers- Troubleshooting Manual View File Models BDE807*F BDE907*F BDEBEFGS171CN01 BDEBEFGS171CW01 BDEBEFGS171TN01 BDEBEFGS171TW01 BDEBLFGS431AW01 BDET07*F BDG809*F1102 BDG909*F1102 BDGBEFGS111CN01 BDGBEFGS111CW01 BDGBEFGS111TN01 BDGBEFGS111TW01 BDGBLFGS301AW01 BDGT09*F BFEL07*G4018 BFEX07*F BFEX07*F4350 BFEX07*G4018 BFGL09*M3013 BFGX09*F BFGX09*F3060 BFGX09*M3013 BSE807*F BSE907*F BSG
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    Models BDE807*F BDE907*F BDEBEFGS171CN01 BDEBEFGS171CW01 BDEBEFGS171TN01 BDEBEFGS171TW01 BDEBLFGS431AW01 BDET07*F BDG809*F1102 BDG909*F1102 BDGBEFGS111CN01 BDGBEFGS111CW01 BDGBEFGS111TN01 BDGBEFGS111TW01 BDGBLFGS301AW01 BDGT09*F BFEL07*G4018 BFEX07*F BFEX07*F4350 BFEX07*G4018 BFGL09*M3013 BFGX09*F BFGX09*F3060 BFGX09*M3013 BSE807*F BSE907*F BSG809*F BSG909*F FDE807*G3018 FDE807*G4018 GDE807*F5418 GDE807*G3018 GDE907*G3018 GFEG
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    This is an excellent short (14 pages) technical article written by Dave Demma, a Senior Application Engineer with Sporlan. He explains how to use the pressure-enthalpy (P-H) chart to understand how a refrigeration cycle works and how to apply this to various troubleshooting scenarios. Don't let the "engineer" scare you-- the math is minimal and simple, nothing more complicated than arithmetic: adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. The explanations are clear, plain and non-geeky and he uses lots of illustrations. It really is a masterpiece of teaching and making something comple
  21. Introduction to using the Pressure-Enthalpy Chart to diagnose refrigerator sealed system problems View File This is an excellent short (14 pages) technical article written by Dave Demma, a Senior Application Engineer with Sporlan. He explains how to use the pressure-enthalpy (P-H) chart to understand how a refrigeration cycle works and how to apply this to various troubleshooting scenarios. Don't let the "engineer" scare you-- the math is minimal and simple, nothing more complicated than arithmetic: adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. The
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    Note: This webinar was rescheduled from its original date on October 30 to November 6. Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for updates! Who: Professional Appliantologists, Senior Appliantology Fellows, and Legacy Tech members at Appliantology Master Samurai Tech Academy students enrolled in the Refrigerator Repair course Mr. Appliance® Academy students enrolled in Bundle 1 What: Practical Sealed System Thermodynamics In the last session on 10-2-2017, we laid the theoretical groundwork for understanding how sealed systems do what they do: move heat from a
  23. Troubleshooting is the big missing skill among appliance techs today. In fact, many techs don’t even know what troubleshooting is and mistake pattern recognition and factoids for real troubleshooting. Classical troubleshooting is a structured and scientific method for thinking and solving appliance problems. There is a method to the madness! The Master Samurai Tech troubleshooting method is called the Ten Step Tango (TST). There are specific dance steps to troubleshooting, and we teach them to anyone who wants to learn. As an introduction to the TST, we’re offering a free short cours
  24. In the last webinar, we put on our Master Samurai Tech hats and did a cleanup service call on a gas oven after a parts changing monkey (PCM) had already been out and failed to diagnose and repair the problem. We looked at what the PCM did on the service call as well as he did not do but should have done. We did a quick review of how hot surface ignition (HSI) systems work and how variations in supply voltage can affect the operation of these systems. Then we got inside the head of a Master Samurai Tech and analyzed the problem like a professional technician would: by applying a detailed, techn
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    Who: - Professional Appliantologists, Senior Appliantology Fellows, and Legacy Tech members at Appliantology - Master Samurai Tech Academy students enrolled in any technical course - Mr. Appliance® Academy students enrolled in Bundle 1 What: Gas Oven Service Call after a Parts Changing Monkey. We're called in on a gas oven problem after a PCM has already failed to identify and fix the problem. This Office Hours is based on a true story! When: Monday, May 8, 2017, at 7PM Eastern Time (adjust your time zone accordingly) Where: All of our web meetings are powered by Jo
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