Fixing Your GE Dryer When It Won’t Start

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When you’re General Electrics, GE dryer won’t start a cycle, the natural instinct is to panic. After all, it’s not a simple case of replacing the heating element or checking that the right mode is selected. At this stage, your GE machine doesn’t simply feel faulty. It feels broken. However, while the immediate impacts are huge (you won’t be able … Read More

Why is Your Samsung Dryer Not Working and Drying the Clothes?

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Dryers are among the most useful appliances in the home. Once they stop working, though, they are rendered redundant until you fix the underlying faults. While the Samsung brand is widely accepted as one of the most reliable for long-term usage, they are still vulnerable to wear and tear. Left untreated, clothes will be left wet and smelling. Before considering … Read More

How to Install 3 and 4 Wire 240 Volt Dryer Cords

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Installing four wire and three wire cords for electric dryers. It is important that all electrical is disconnected before the installation of the cord. Contact with 240 volts can result in serious injury or death. The first portion of this video will cover the four-wire cord installation and the second part of the video will cover the three-wire cord installation. … Read More

How to Assemble a 120-volt Auxiliary Power Supply for Appliance Repair Diagnostics

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Hey everyone, Tim with Fred’s appliance Academy here with another great video for you today. In the last two videos, we showed you how to make a mini fuse breaker and a split phase compressor tester. Two very helpful tools that you’ll use almost every day in the field to make your job a lot easier and to give you … Read More

How to Check a 240-Volt Outlet for Voltage

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Hey, everyone. Tim with Fred’s Appliance Academy here with another great video for you today. In today’s video, I’m going to show you how to properly check voltage at a 240 volt, three and four-prong outlet. It’s very important that we check the voltage. This is the most overlooked diagnosis in a home. I know I’ve said that before when … Read More

How to Assemble a Mini Resettable Fuse for Appliance Repair Diagnostics

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Hello, everyone. Tim with Fred’s Appliance Academy here with another awesome video for you today. In today’s video, I’m going to show you step-by-step on how to make your own mini fuse breaker that you’ll use to bypass any fuses, door switches, or any thermal device so you can test the unit properly to figure out what might be the … Read More

Bench Testing a Dryer Split-phase Motor

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Bench testing a split phase motor from a dryer. You can bench test the motor outside the dryer or while it’s still inside the dryer. If it’s still inside the dryer, you will need to disconnect the wiring harness from the motor. Locate your motor switch with the numbers on them. The motor switch with the numbers indicates which contacts … Read More

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