Testing a Sub-Zero Refrigerator Thermistor using a Glass of Ice Water

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Here, we’re going to be testing a Sub-Zero Thermistor using a glass of ice water. Using ice water’s an extremely accurate test for refrigerator thermistors as it will almost always be exactly 32 degrees. Here, I have the multimeter set to a temperature, and the thermostat that came with it is submerged in the water. The multimeter is reading exactly … Read More

Testing an LED Bulb in a Refrigerator using only a Battery and some Wire

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Wondering if that LED in your refrigerator is faulty? Grab a couple pieces of scrap wire, a useless old battery, and let’s find out. Here we have a nine-volt battery that will no longer power my multimeter, but it still has a use. The battery itself is still putting out about 4.5 volts DC, which is ideal for testing refrigerator … Read More

KitchenAid Microwave Fan Not Working

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KitchenAid makes high-quality microwaves that draw on the company’s long experience with manufacturing home appliances. But sometimes machines do break, and when that happens, it helps to know what’s causing the problem and how to repair it.  If your KitchenAid microwave fan is not working, it could be one of many things. Check out our extensive list of possible causes … Read More

The Cycle of Refrigeration

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Most of us take for granted the tall shiny rectangular box sitting in our kitchen. However, a refrigerator/freezer combo is a home’s best friend and should never be taken for granted. As such, more time should be dedicated to taking care of it. After all, more time is spent in the kitchen, near the refrigerator, than in any other place … Read More

Common Maytag Freezer Problems (And How To Fix Them)

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Maytag is a popular American home appliance brand that makes a range of attractive freezer units. As with any product, however, problems can occur.  In this guide, we run through troubleshooting for a range of issues, including freezer not freezing, clicking sounds, freezers running all the time, and leaking water.  This guide covers the following Maytag freezer models:  MRT311FFFE MRT711SMFZ … Read More

Essential Steps For Troubleshooting Your Sub-Zero Refrigerator

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Sub-Zero is one of America’s most famous refrigerator brands, thanks to its legendary quality and appliance features.  However, units sometimes require fixes.  In this guide, we cover common troubleshooting and refrigerator repair procedures and methods. This guide applies to the following models:  Model 700TR Model 736TR Model 700TF(I) Model 736TFI Model 700TC(I) Model 736TCI Model 700BR Model 700BF(I) Model 700BC(I) … Read More

How To Repair Your Samsung Washer

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Samsung makes high-quality washers that draw on the company’s long experience with home appliances. Occasionally, however, machines will break down and issue error codes. When they do, you need to know what to do and how to repair the problem.  In this guide, we cover the causes of Samsung washer breakdowns, the associated error codes, and what, if anything, you … Read More

How To Troubleshoot And Resolve Common Hotpoint Washer Repair Issues

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Hotpoint is one of the largest washer vendors in the US, thanks to the firm’s reputation for quality and appliance longevity. However, sometimes, you will encounter issues that you’ll need to troubleshoot. It is important that you deal with any problems as soon as possible to avoid further damage to your machine.  In this guide, we discuss some common washer … Read More

How To Maintain Your Samsung Washer

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If your Samsung washer isn’t working or needs a service, this guide can help. Here, we run through some of the key maintenance issues you might encounter and how to solve them. Ultimately, you want to prevent problems from arising in the first place.  Samsung Washer Models Covered By This Guide We cover the following Samsung washer models in this … Read More