How to Clean the Oven Door Glass

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Welcome back to Fred’s Appliance Academy, everybody. And today we’re going to be going over how to clean the glass on your oven door. We’re going to begin by opening up the door to gain access to the hinges so we can release the locks. Use a flathead screwdriver to lift up on the lock. You can do this from … 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

Soldering a Steel to Copper Connection – Refrigeration Training

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Hello everyone. Tim with Fred’s Appliance Academy. Here today showing a video. We’ve had a lot of requests over the last few weeks here. Some technicians out there having some trouble soldering a filter drier, which is steel to copper, or a steel-to-copper fitting on a compressor. Getting a lot of leaks, or they’re getting restrictions because they’re filling it … 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

Hot Surface Ignition in Gas Ranges

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Hey everyone. Tim with Fred’s Appliance Academy here with another great video for you today. Today’s topic, we’re going to be talking about gas ranges with hot surface ignition. In your ranges you’re going to have either a flat surface igniter here, which is a hot surface, it’s going to be flat. Ranges from three to three and a half … Read More

Repairing a Top Load Direct Drive Washer

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Hey, what’s going on everyone? Tim with Fred’s appliance Academy. We’re here with another video for you. Today’s video, we’re going to focus on a top load direct drive washer, which is produced by Whirlpool. You’ll also find it under the Sears Kenmore brand as well as the Maytag brand. What we’re going to do is I’m going to show … Read More

How to Diagnose and Check a 120 Volt AC Wall Outlet

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Hey everyone. Tim with Fred’s Appliance Academy here with another great video for you today. In today’s video, we’re going to show you how to diagnose and check a 120 volt AC wall outlet in a customer’s home. Now, whether we’re checking the 120-volt outlets or we’re checking the 240-volt outlets, outlets and customer’s home electrical is the most overlooked, … Read More