Category Archives: Repair Video

Dryer gets hot but takes forever to dry your clothes? Watch this Samurai Screencast to learn why!

I get this complaint about every day, “My dryer gets hot but doesn’t dry the clothes.” Or, “My dryer doesn’t seem to get as hot as it used to and the clothes don’t get completely dry.” Watch this inspiring and illuminating Samurai Screencast™ to learn why this is happening and how to fix it!

Dryer gets hot but takes a long time to dry your clothes? The Samurai explains why! from Samurai Appliance Repair Man on Vimeo.

To learn more about your dryer, or to order parts, click here.

How to clean a refrigerator condenser and other simple routine maintenance that anyone can (and should) do

Your Name: Shelly

Type of Appliance: Refrigerator

Brand: whirlpool

Model Number: edsgtgxnq00

Your Precious Words:
Outside of refrig sides and middle strip hot have cleaned front of coils but back coils dirty can I take back off to clean and will I beable to see the condenser fan?

Hi Shelly,

You’re definitely on the right track! That condenser is exactly what needs to be cleaned. Ahh, Grasshoppah, you have learned well; you have snatched the pebble from my hand!

The only thing you lack now is the confidence to carry on with your convictions and your good instincts. The short answer to your question is, “Yes, remove the back to clean the back of the condenser. Also, use a condenser brush from the front for best cleaning results.”

Watch the video below and it will guide you further in this simple maintenance task and others as well.

To learn more about your refrigerator, or to order parts, click here.

Testing a gas range or oven ignitor and safety valve [videos]

The ignitor and gas safety valve are the two key workhorse components in a gas oven or range. They’re also the two most common fail items that will stop an oven from working; ignitor is number one, safety valve is number two. These two videos show you how to test each one to determine if they’re bad. You can buy the replacement parts right here with a 365-day return policy– just enter your model number in the pretty orange parts search box at the top of the page.

To learn more about your range/stove/oven, or to order parts, click here.

How to replace the touchpad in a microwave oven [video and podcast]

Your Name: Clint
Type of Appliance: Microwave Oven
Brand: Whirlpool
Model Number: MH1150XMS-3
Your Precious Words: How hard is it to replace a touchpad?

Part links:

Touchpad ==>

Circuit Board ==>

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