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Fixing a No-Cool Problem in a GE Side-by-Side Refrigerator

March 16, 2013 Refrigerator Repair

In this is exciting installment of Appliantology Live™, Samurai Appliance Repair Man goes undercover as The Appliance Guru and kicks some major appliance boot-ay on a GE refrigerator that’s lost its cool. To learn more about your refrigerator, or to order parts, click here.

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Troubleshooting A No-Drum Movement Problem In A Frigidaire Front-Load Washing Machine

March 16, 2013 Repair Video

In this thrilling excursion into Appliantological Excellence™, Samurai Appliance Repair Man takes you deep inside the belly of the beast to discover why the main motor on a Frigidaire front-load washer would not run in tumble or spin. The Samurai was running a service call as The Appliance Guru, his real-life appliance repair service bidness. […]

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Front Load Washer has a Loud Roaring Noise in Spin Cycle

March 14, 2013 Repair Video

Your Name: Joe Type of Appliance: Washer Brand: Whirlpool Model Number: WTW6800WW1 Your Precious Words: We have a loud roaring noise as the washer goes through the spin cycle. Well, Joe, I gotta tell ya, pilgrim: you gots what we professional appliantologists call “bad drum bearings.” The roaring noise in spin is a definite clue. […]

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Measuring Appliance Power Consumption

March 14, 2013 General Appliance Wisdom

Your Name: Jan Type of Appliance: Microwave Oven Brand: Kenmore Model Number: 721.8801080 Your Precious Words: Trying to find out how many watts it is. Its a little 1988 machine that came in a little camper I bought. It works but I can’t find any info on it and am wondering if technology is better […]

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How the Samurai Rolls for Appliance Repair Service Calls

March 3, 2013 General Appliance Wisdom

Join Samurai Appliance Repair Man on this exclusive guided tour through the Guru Mobile– the fixit vehicle that he does real-life appliance repair service calls in. For awesome appliance repair service in the New London – Greater Lake Sunapee Region of New Hampshire, call The Appliance Guru: http://applianceguru.com For expert appliance repair help and to […]

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Preference for Kenmore Brand Appliances?

February 22, 2013 Appliance Repair Radio

Your Name: Araceli Type of Appliance: Oven/Range/Stove Brand: Kenmore Model Number: 911.46569096 Your Precious Words: Dear Appliance Samurai, My parents are looking to replace their Kenmore slide in range which is now 10+ years old and have asked me to research brands/prices of electric ranges. They prefer Kenmore, but which brands are the higher end […]

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No Cold Water on a Maytag Centennial Washer

February 22, 2013 Appliance Repair Radio

Your Name: Patricia Type of Appliance: Washer Brand: Maytag Centenial Model Number: MVWC300VW1 Your Precious Words: when I put the clothes on a cold wash it does not work, but it will work on hot . I checked line for clogging it was clear and I checked the cold water from house it was working […]

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GE range keeps blowing elements. Can it be fixed?

February 21, 2013 Appliance Repair Radio

Your Name: Catherine Type of Appliance: Oven/Range/Stove Brand: GE Model Number: jb16 Your Precious Words: The bake element on my oven completely fried. Got a new one, installed it, turned it on.flash! sizzle! SMOKE! turned it off and went to meditate on the need for an oven. Took the back off the stove (several days […]

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Refrigerator Diagnosis and Repair: Ice, Frost, and Condensation

December 8, 2012 Refrigerator Repair

A common problem with refrigerators is the appearance of various forms of water in places where it shouldn’t be. Examples are: water at the bottom of the freezer and dribbling out the door in a side by side refrigerator; fuzzy frost built up on the back wall inside the freezer compartment; moisture on beer bottles […]

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Appliantology Newsletter: Keep Your Furnace Firing This Winter

November 15, 2012 Appliance News

Appliantology Newsletter Keep Your Furnace Firing This Winter November 15, 2012 Presents Another Award-Winning Issue of… As the temperatures drop, folks all around the country are firing up their furnaces to keep out the cold. This issue of Appliantology offers you some tips for keeping your furnace running at peak efficiency and some resources for […]

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Appliantology Newsletter: Keep Your Oven Cooking for Thanksgiving

November 2, 2012 Appliance News

Appliantology Newsletter Keep Your Oven Cooking for Thanksgiving November 1, 2012 Presents Running Your Oven’s Self-Clean Could Mean Cold Turkey on Thanksgiving Day Professional Appliantologists mark the seasons by the mix of service calls we get. We’re just now coming out of refrigerator season and getting into the thick of oven season. Every year, in […]

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Appliantology Newsletter: Special Weapons and Tactics in Appliance Repair

October 19, 2012 Appliance News

Appliantology Newsletter Special Weapons and Tactics in Appliance Repair October 19, 2012 Presents Special Weapons and Tactics in Appliance Repair All Master Appliantologists acquire advanced repair katas during their years of hand-to-machine combat with malfunctioning appliances. Examples of how some of these Special Weapons and Tactics are used in appliance repair include: – diagnosing elusive […]

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Appliantology Newsletter: Front Load Washer Washouts

October 1, 2012 Appliance News

Appliantology Newsletter Front Load Washer Washouts October 1, 2012 Presents… The Wisdom of Master Samurai and Appliantologist, Miyamoto Mushashi One thing I’ve learned after years of being an appliance repair Samurai is how to pick your battles. You don’t want to engage in hand-to-appliance combat with an appliance that’s not worth repairing, such as with […]

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Appliantology Newsletter: The Art of Troubleshooting

August 12, 2012 Appliance News

Appliantology Newsletter The Art of Troubleshooting August 12, 2012 The Appliantology Academy Presents another award-winning issue of… The Ancient and Mystical Art of Troubleshooting A long, long time ago, people did things like read books instead of surfing the Internet or had thoughtful discussions about complicated topics instead of yelling political slogans and sound bites […]

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Troubleshooting and Repairing a Front Loading Washing Machine that Overfills and Floods

August 10, 2012 Repair Video

Join Samurai Appliance Repair Man as he goes in batting cleanup behind a local parts changing monkey (PCM) who tried to fix a problem with a front loading washer that overfilled by blindly replacing parts, hoping to get lucky. Of course, he failed miserably but that didn’t stop him from charging the customer anyway. The […]

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