Energy Star – Why your appliances don’t work

Appliances and Energy Star used to be a great marriage. I may get some flack for this but it’s ok, I have big shoulders and can handle it. Back in 1992 the federal dumber-mint implemented Energy Star Ratings and it’s been killing appliances ever since. I’m not saying that energy conservation is a bad thing […]

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Are appliances spying on you ???

Are your appliances spying on you? The short answer is yes. And it’s going to get worse. Samsung and Vizio TV’s have both been mentioned in the news in the last couple years because people found out that their televisions have been monitoring and listening for keywords. The big question is what do they do […]

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Dishwasher not cleaning well?

Dishwasher not cleaning well? Lots of changes have happened over the past few years that you should know about. Learn all about how the older generation of dishwashers worked vs the new generation and how to get the most out of your dishwasher.

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How much laundry detergent?

How much laundry detergent to use in a Front Load Washer Here’s a flyer that Tide was giving out at the recent ASTI convention in Miami regarding how much laundry detergent to use. If you look to the lower left corner of the page, it says that it’s “fiction” that you should only use 2 […]

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HE vs Regular laundry soaps

HE Detergent VS Regular Laundry Soaps I’ve been reading lately and see there is a lot of mis information floating around the web on the use of HE VS Regular Laundry Soaps in modern washers. This is the emblem I’m warning you about, this first one on the left. The other 2 are the ones […]

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Whirlpool VMW with a bad control board

Maytag Bravos control board repair Well here’s a new one. We received a call to a repair a whirlpool VMW (Maytag Bravos) washer with a “no start” complaint. After unsuccessful attempts of trying to get into diagnostics, checking the usual suspects and everything else on it concluded the control board was bad. The customer offered […]

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How good techs feel about bad techs.

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Spot an Appliance Repair Hack in Your Home Entry posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man · 29 Jul 2015 2,339 views [A Note to my Brethren in the Craft: This article is released into the Public Domain. You are encouraged to copy it, modify it as you wish, post it on […]

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Dryer not drying? Check your vent

If your dryer can’t breathe it can’t work, resulting in long dry times. If you are having trouble with your dryer not drying or taking too long to dry, here are some things you need to keep in mind. Dryers need three things to work properly. Air exchange, aka ventilation Heat Motion Think of these […]

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Samsung DC Error

Samsung DC Error on top load washers I think Samsung has gotten the Samsung DC Error on their top load washers figured out. It’s been an annoyance for a while and I wonder how many of these machines are plauged by it without us repair techs knowing about it. I find most people will wait […]

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Whirlpool F35 Error

Repairing the Whirlpool F35 Error It seems to come in waves. In the last month I’ve had 2 duet sports that have had the F35 error codes being thrown. The code is simple enough, “Analog pressure sensor” is what the tech guide says, saying to replace the sensor and it will fix it. The sensor […]

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