Category Archives: Appliance Repair Radio

Updates on our award-winning podcast, Fixitnow.com Appliance Repair Radio.

Fixitnow.com Appliance Repair Radio, Episode 18: We’re Baaack!

Fixitnow.com Appliance Repair Radio podcast, episode 18-- Listen now!Many of you have emailed the Samurai axing, “Samurai, O Samurai, when will you and Mrs. Samurai make another edition of your award-winning podcast?” You chirped and we listened. After an extended hiatus, we’re baaack!


Some of the topics covered in this issue:

  • Appliance brands: how to choose ‘em?
  • New, extended version of the much-loved Home Wiring DVD.
  • DIY Appliance repair resources at Fixitnow.com.
  • Appliance Service Training Institute conference coming up next week.

Listen now!

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Appliance Repair Radio: Which Washing Machine Should You Buy?

In the market for a new washer? So many choices and you’re agonizing over which one to buy? Sweat thou not the load, my leetle grasshopper, for the Samurai and Mrs. Samurai will give you the low-down on today’s washers, explaining the various washers available and their pro’s and con’s, and introduce a revolutionary new washing machine that you probably haven’t even heard of! Come, listen, and the truth shall set you free.


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Appliance Repair Radio: Defective Customers

listen to our podcast and you could win a million dollars!  then again, pigs may fly out of my sweet buttootie.Y’all gather ’round the campfire and ol’ Samurai and Mrs. Samurai will tell you some genuine, real-life appliance war stories. These are tales from the dark side, stories about encounters with real defective customers: cheesedorks, leeches, and pigs at the trough. Go grab a brewski and come on in!


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Appliance Repair Radio: How to Use the Samurai Appliance Repair Forum

listen to our podcast and you could win a million dollars!  then again, pigs may fly out of my butt.The world-famous Samurai Appliance Repair Forum is the premiere free appliance repair information resource on the web. In this steamy installment, the Samurai and Mrs. Samurai teach you how to effectively use this appliance repair oracle to get free, expert repair help. Empower yourself and tune in to this episode now!


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Appliance Repair Radio: How to Use Fixitnow.com to, well, Fix It Now

Listen to our podcast or we'll tell all your friends that you eat cat food.In this long-awaited episode, the Samurai and Mrs. Samurai reveal the inner secrets of how to use Fixitnow.com, the ultimate appliance repair tool, to find the appliance repair information you need to fix it now. Come, entré vous.


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Appliance Repair Radio: Appliance Service Calls

Listen to our podcast or we'll tell all your friends that you pick through their trash.Samurai Appliance Repair Man and Mrs. Samurai take you on a wild romp into the seedy underbelly of the appliance repair world. In this episode, we explain what to look for in a decent appliance service company and how to avoid getting screwed in an appliance service call.


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Appliance Repair Radio: How Much is a New One?

listen to our podcast or we'll tell the IRS that you peed in their coffeeSo, Old Faithful has shat the bed and you’re thinking about hauling it to the landfill and replacing it with one of those sexy, glitzy appliances you saw in the Sunday paper? And, amazingly, it’s the same price that you paid for Old Faithful 20 years ago! Hmmm, how does that work?

Well, Bubba, you need to listen to this podcast episode before you go do something you might regret!


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Appliance Repair Radio Update

listen to our podcast or we'll tell all your friends that you peed in their gardens.We’re on a roll! Yet another all listener email episode. In this thriller…

Steve’s three year old Amana refrigerator is freezing stuff in the crisper drawer and his water dispenser quit working. Is there a connection? Bonus: link to the evaporator fan upgrade kit discussed in this episode.

Amy gunked up her Frigidaire front loading washer by washing frilly cotton rugs (never a good idea, by the way). Now, the washer won’t do high speed spin. WTF?

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Fixitnow.com Appliance Repair Radio Update

listen to our podcast or we'll break into your house at night and slice open our bellies on the new marmoleum floor in your kitchen.You wanted another all listener emails episode. You’ve flooded us with email demanding it. And a surprising number of you have actually immolated yourselves and had your cousins mail me photos of your smoldering, sizzling carcasses. That got our attention. So, here it is, another all listener email episode! (Now, stop with the photos, please.) And, best of all, it’s less than 15 minutes short.

Bob has a Kenmore electric range that doesn’t heat; the lights work and a warming burner, but the main oven and stove elements don’t get hot. What are the things to check?

As a result of Euclidean geometry, Doug is contemplating venting his dryer into the crawl space of his house. To do otherwise would require a very long dryer vent with multiple turns. What’s the problem with venting a dryer into a crawl space?

Ah, grasshoppah, listen and learn!

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Appliance Repair Podcast Update

If I can't help you fix your appliance and make you 100% satisfied, I will come to your home and slice open my belly, spilling my steaming entrails onto your floor.A doubleheader! Just uploaded two more episodes of our award-winning appliance repair podcast.

First, we completed the dramatic conclusion of the riveting blockbuster trilogy on the Samurai’s 12 Laws of Appliance Repair. You don’t wanna miss this one… unless you had something better to do, like pulling hair outta the drains, or something. But if your drains are clear, download this episode now!

And, by popular demand, we made another episode devoted to all listener emails! In this exciting docudrama: Butros Butros has a GE front-load washer that won’t spin and Tomo has a one year old Kenmore HE3t that won’t spin, either. Hmmm… Next, Alyson has had to replace the gas valve twice in her Frigidaire Crown Series gas range and now it’s apparently gone bad again. And she’s thinking about just buying a new one. What’s a grasshopper to do? The Samurai illumines her path. Download this episode now!

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Appliance Repair Podcast Update

I just uploaded another steamy installment of our appliance repair podcast, which you can download here.

With this episode, we’re trying out a new format. Instead of talking about a range of different topics in the appliance world, we focused on one topic.

This episode is the first of a trilogy wherein the Samurai explains his famous 12 Laws of Appliance Repair which have enlightened grasshoppers all over the planet. The Samurai discusses the first four laws in this episode.

And then, of course, is the listener emails– there’s always room for listener emails. 😎

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Special Episode of Fixitnow.com Appliance Repair Radio!

Mmmm...  Fixitnow.com Appliance Repair RadioLast night, we recorded, produced, and uploaded the fifth episode of our podcast, Fixitnow.com Appliance Repair Radio.

To commemorate our incredibly long tenure in the podcasting craze, we dedicated our fifth episode of FARR to all listener emails. Have a listen and drop us an email at podcast AT fixitnow.com.