Wiring Schematic Diagnostics – Frigidaire Electric Dryer

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Hey, what’s going on everyone, Tim with Fred’s Appliance Academy, here with another great video for you today. In this video, we’re going to go over 240-volt Frigidaire electric dryer that has a mechanical style timer on it, and I’m going to teach you how to go over the schematic and how to read the schematic and understand the schematic, … Read More

Full Scholarship being awarded at BrandSource 2020

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We are excited to announce a new scholarship opportunity for Fred’s Appliance Academy that will earn the winner a full-tuition scholarship for the three-week Basic Appliance Repair Course.  Tuition includes student housing for the entire three-week course. This scholarship will be awarded to one member of BrandSource in attendance at this March’s Summit event in Las Vegas, NV.  The scholarship is … Read More

New Scholarship Opportunities for Veterans in 2020 through AMVETS

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AMVETS has new scholarships for 2020 available for trade schools like ours to teach military veterans, their spouses, and children, in one of the many hands-on trades that are in desperate need of candidates. To learn more about the scholarship and how to apply, visit the following link: https://amvets.org/scholarships/

Full Scholarship being awarded at ASTI 2020

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We are excited to announce a new scholarship opportunity for Fred’s Appliance Academy that will earn the winner a full-tuition scholarship for the three-week Basic Appliance Repair Course.  Tuition includes student housing for the entire three-week course. This scholarship will be awarded to one member of the United Appliance Servicers Association in attendance at this January ASTI event in St Pete’s Beach, FL.  The scholarship … Read More

5 Appliance Repair Tools That Often Go Unmentioned

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In an appliance repair toolkit are many things that your average home DIYer would never expect to see. Most people think that all you need for appliance repair are a pair of work gloves and a few sets of screwdrivers and wrenches. In reality, there is a great deal of complex work that goes into bringing an old appliance back … Read More

Why Repair Tech Pros Attend Fred’s Appliance Academy Courses

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It might surprise you to learn that not every student who attends Fred’s Appliance Academy is learning appliance repair for the first time. Every now and then we get an old appliance tech pro in the classroom with some very good reasons for being there. After all, appliance repair is hardly a static industry. While there are some old washers, … Read More

Using a 120 Volt Tester

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Tim: 00:11 Hey guys, Tim, with Fred’s Appliance Academy, here with another video for you. This video is actually a part two to a previous video that we did before, and that video was about a split phase compressor, using our split phase compressor tester that we make here in-home. On this tester, what we’re going to focus on today … Read More

Checking in Home Water Pressure

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Is your washer taking too long to fill? Are you finding water in front of your washer? How about your refrigerator? Do you have hollow ice cubes or does it seem like your ice maker’s overfilling with water? Have you found standing water in the tub or you’re a dishwasher? If you’ve answered yes to any of those questions, you … Read More