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ISBN-10 0071770194ISBN-13 9780071770194
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ISBN-10 0071770186ISBN-13 9780071770187
Author(s): Kleinert, Eric
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 1216
Description

The perfect appliance repair guide for professional repair technicians and do-it-yourselfers alike

Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, Third Edition, is a complete guide to the latest tools and techniques for maintaining and fixing home appliances. Packed with hundreds of photos, diagrams, and illustrations, the book includes easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures for testing and replacing parts; instructions for reading wiring diagrams; and foolproof guidelines for finding troubleshooting solutions.

A long-time appliance repair teacher and technician, Eric Kleinert covers all aspects of the latest appliances and components, including operation, testing, repairing, wiring, and preventive maintenance. New chapters offer practical guidance to help you easily diagnose and repair modern appliances. Coverage of electronic controls and the latest test meters and diagnostic tools is included.

  • Save hundreds of dollars in repair bills by handling repairs yourself
  • Hundreds of photos, charts, diagrams, and drawings show you exactly what to look for
  • Includes a comprehensive guide to fault and error codes to assist in diagnosing problems with today’s microprocessor-controlled “smart” appliances
  • Includes a new chapter on appliance repair as a career

Learn the essentials:
Selecting, Purchasing, and Installing Major Home Appliances and Air Conditioners; Safety Precautions; Tools Needed for Installation and Repair; Becoming a Professional Technician; Basic Techniques; Electricity; Electronics; Gas; Principles of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Electric Appliance and Air Conditioner Parts; Electronic Parts; Gas Appliance Parts; Fault and Error Codes

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 Makers
  • Room Air Conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers

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