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Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, Third Edition

Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, Third Edition
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Product ID : SKU17219

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Description

Diagnose and repair home appliances and air conditioners using the latest techniques

"The book has it all...written by a pro with 40 years of hands-on repair and teaching experience...this book is like brain candy"--GeekDad (Wired.com)

Fully updated for current technologies and packed with hundreds of photos and diagrams, this do-it-yourself guide shows you how to safely install, operate, maintain, and fix gas and electric appliances of all types. Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, Third Edition provides easy-tofollow procedures for using test meters, replacing parts, reading circuit diagrams, interpreting fault and error codes, and diagnosing problems. Featuring a new chapter on becoming a service technician, this practical, money-saving resource is ideal for homeowners and professionals alike.

Covers all major appliances:

  • Automatic dishwashers
  • Garbage disposers
  • Electric water heaters
  • Gas water heaters
  • Top load automatic washers
  • Front load automatic washers
  • Automatic electric dryers
  • Automatic gas dryers
  • Electric ranges, cooktops, and ovens
  • Gas ranges, cooktops, and ovens
  • Microwave ovens
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Automatic ice makers
  • Residential under-the-counter ice cube makers
  • Room air conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers

Table of contents

Part I: Fundamentals of Service
1 Selecting, Purchasing, and Installing Major Home Appliances and Air Conditioners
2 Safety Precautions
3 Tools Needed for Installation and Repair
4. Becoming a Professional Technician
5 Basic Techniques
Part II: Electricity, Electronics and Gas
6 Electricity
7 Electronics
8 Gas
Part III: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
9 Principles of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Part IV: Parts
10 Electric Appliance and Air Conditioner Parts
11 Electronic Parts
12 Gas Appliance Parts
Part V: Fault and Error Codes
13 Fault Codes
Part VI: Appliance Service, Installation, and Preventive Maintenance Procedures
14 Automatic Dishwashers
15 Garbage Disposers
16 Electric Water Heaters
17 Gas Water Heaters
18 Top Load Automatic Washers
19 Front Load Automatic Washers
20 Automatic Electric Dryers
21 Automatic Gas Dryers
22 Electric Ranges, Cooktops and Ovens
23 Gas Ranges, Cooktops and Ovens
24 Microwave Ovens
25 Refrigerators
26 Freezers
27 Automatic Ice Makers
28 Residential Under the counter Ice Makers
29 Room Air Conditioners
30 Dehumidifiers
Glossary


Author comments

Eric Kleinert is a professional with nearly 40 years of experience in commercial and domestic major appliance, refrigeration, and HVAC sales, service, and installation. He has owned and operated three major appliance and air conditioning sales, service, installation, and parts corporations. As an instructor on behalf of ATI Career Training Center in Oakland Park, Florida and the Palm Beach County School District in Florida, he taught adults aspects of preventive and diagnostic services and techniques, which enhanced their ability to better evaluate products and services necessary to maintain residential climate-control systems and major appliances

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