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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.   
Patricio

Samsung Refrigerator RF26VABWP/XAA

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Patricio

A service/repair manual or point me to where it is on file here at appliantology.  I am interested in ice maker repair for this refrigerator also.   A customer is dissatisfied with the 1st company she called for her cooktop & fridge repair.     Not going into specifics I was able to repair the gas cooktop on 1st visit.   Not sure about the Samsung because I have yet to see one till now.

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Patricio

Lady fired old appliance repair company over this refrigerator.   Wants me to repair.   Other technicians took over 3 weeks to come back & put in new ice maker, which did not correct problem, no ice production.   Put old I/M in & said they need to order control board for unit because it is defective.  After another 3 weeks lady has had enough.

 

Trouble is I don't see Samsung refrigerators,  I am unfamiliar with their systems.  I have looked over the manuals available & don't have the confidence yet to attack.   I have tried to decipher Samurai's 2013 ASTI notes, he writes like I do & I can't read my own writing.

 

I got a quick look at the Samsung few weeks back when I was repairing a gas cook top that the other company could not diagnose as a weak spark in the striker,   I would like to attack with some advance knowledge so Any help will be devoured  judicially.

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Spannerwrench

Here's the Fast Track Manual for that model. Should be all you need to get started, don't be intimidated by all of the fancy electronics in the Samsungs, just do the proper diagnostic steps like any other refrigerator and you should be fine. I think I've said it before, but I never use the service manuals, I find the Fast Tracks perfect.

Models Covered:
RF26VAB**/XAA
RF26VAC**/XAA
French Door Refrigeration

http://appliantology.org/files/file/697-samsung-refrigerator-fast-track-manuals-bundle-1-of-5/

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Patricio

Does not look like I am going to see this unit after all,   customer called this afternoon & said the owner of the fired repair company talked her into letting him personally repair her fridge, the parts were ordered on the 21st.    What can I say, I am not going to try & change her mind.   Her comments were that this is the last time she will use this company, yada, yada, yada.   I never criticized my competitor but instead explained sometimes parts are hard to obtain in a timely manner, especially Samsung.    I will get a chance to work on one of these soon.   No doubt.    My reputation is spreading. :thumbsup:     Again thanks for the great input.

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