Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 22, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 1216 pages
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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

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Contents

Fundamentals of Service
1
Electricity Electronicsand Gas
81
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
199
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About the author (2012)

Eric Kleinert is a professional with more than 40 years of experience in commercial and domestic major appliances, refrigeration, and HVAC sales, service, and installation. He has owned and operated a number of major appliance and air conditioning sales and service corporations. As an instructor for a preeminent technical college, he taught aspects of preventive and diagnostic services and techniques, enhancing students' ability to better evaluate products and services necessary to maintain residential climate-control systems and major appliances. He is the author of Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances (McGraw-Hill, 2012), now in its 3rd edition, and a contributing author of Handbook of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies (CRC, 2014).

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