Appliance Repair

Appliance Repair Training: The Ultimate Guide to Becoming an Appliance Repair Technician

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Years ago, manufacturers would conduct training sessions in local cities around the country. Your technicians could attend for free and get the latest model training and repair tips on problem units in the field. Heck, there was usually a free lunch to boot! This is not the case anymore. It’s getting more difficult every year …

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Repair Tips: KitchenAid, Maytag, or Whirlpool Refrigerator Freezer Light Not Working & Module Foamed in Place

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Customer Complaint: Freezer light not working in KitchenAid, Maytag, or Whirlpool French Door Bottom Mount Refrigerator Our members are reporting a high number of complaints regarding their customer’s KitchenAid, Maytag, or Whirlpool refrigerator freezer light not working. If you’re looking for advice on how to repair a freezer light not working on one of the …

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With Work From Home Becoming the Norm, Increased Product Usage Pushes Demand for Service

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Article from The Retail ObserverBy Corrine Caruso, Solar Refrigeration & Appliance Service, Inc. I have an amazing kitchen: a 48-inch Thermador range, rounded out with a suite if other Viking appliances. A home chef’s dream kitchen, to be sure! My kitchen is a source of pride and a great showpiece. And until March 2020, that’s …

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As the economy reopens, what will the recovery look like?

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Originally Published in Retail Observer. By Paul MacDonald PMD Group Every economist is struggling with that question, just as you and I are, too. The timing of the reopening and the strength of the expansion will depend on business and consumer behavior, government finances, and a global recovery. There are a lot of variables, but …

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What is Considered an Essential Service?

If you are wondering what an essential service repair is, here is a list from a major manufacturer to help you decide whether to schedule service or plan to do that repair at a later date. Recommendations for Servicer’s  Confirm with the consumer prior to entering their home that there is not an increased risk …

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Ownership Experience is a priority at GE Appliances

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GE Appliances is investing in sophisticated appliance service diagnostic tools to improve repair accuracy and first-time completion. The service diagnostic app – called NewFi Mobile and currently used by GEA’s in-house techs – is now available for GEA Authorized Servicer to diagnose root cause issues, quickly driving shorter overall service times for their consumers. The …

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The Future of Appliance Repair: a Profession or an “Idiocracy”

By Samurai Appliance Repair Man, www.Appliantology.org Over the past couple of decades, appliance technology has become much more complicated, yet technician troubleshooting skills have eroded. This creates some uncertainty about the direction our industry is going. Are we going to be a profession, filled with well-paid, highly-skilled technicians at the top of their game, or …

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Triacs Operation for Appliance Techs

By Samurai Appliance Repair Man, www.Appliantology.org Triacs are used extensively in modern appliance control boards to control AC loads. Professional appliance repair technicians need to understand how triacs work and to know when they are controlling the power supply to the load they’re troubleshooting. In this article, I’ll show you how to identify a triac …

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