Posts tagged with: appliance repair

By Samurai Appliance Repair Man, www.MasterSamuraiTech.com Understanding Ohm’s Law and circuits is one of the foundational skills for being a technician. In fact, if someone doesn’t know this stuff, they’re not really a technician— they’re just a parts changer. What’s...
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By Samurai Appliance Repair Man, www.MasterSamuraiTech.com When there is a no-ice complaint, sometimes the icemaker is fine and instead the plumbing or installation is to blame. Low water pressure to a refrigerator can cause undersize icemaker cubes and result in...
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By Samurai Appliance Repair Man, www.Appliantology.org Do you know how to diagnose a sealed system using only a clamp-on ammeter and an IR temperature gun? Watch with amazement and howl with delight as Samurai Appliance Repair Man shows you how...
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Non-profit Vet2Tech helps companies recruit veterans as technicians and more The United Servicers Association is helping spread the word about Vet2Tech, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans connect with career opportunities as residential appliance repair technicians all across the...
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By Samurai Appliance Repair Man, www.Appliantology.org The patient: a Samsung Dual Evaporator Bottom-mount Fridge with a warm fresh-food compartment. Follow Samurai Appliance Repair Man as he demonstrates some classic principles for troubleshooting a warm fridge: pre-diagnosis, control diagnostics, observations and...
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By Daniel Beaule, Service 2000 Appliance “Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice..”. The bottleneck is always at the top of the bottle. You the owner is the reason why you don’t have time. For this reason, you...
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By Paul Mac Donald As I wrote last month, the best way to facilitate first call completes is to pre-diagnose every service call before rolling a truck. But the second biggest contributing factor is also worth investigating. It’s all about...
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By Samurai Appliance Repair Man, www.Appliantology.org Are you going on service calls without having pre-diagnosed the appliance and problem, figuring you’ll just shoot from the hip like a cowboy? Listen, Hoss, the days of cowboy service calls are long gone....
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By Samurai Appliance Repair Man, www.Appliantology.org Schematic diagrams are the go-to technical document when troubleshooting any appliance. Every professional appliantologist should be fluent in reading schematics and using them to troubleshoot. But the reality is that most techs don’t use...
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By Paul Mac Donald, Executive Director, United Servicers Association Service efficiency can be defined in many terms. Increased efficiency can mean more calls. Increased calls can mean more revenue. More revenue with fixed costs of a service department means more...
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