Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances

Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances

by Eric Kleinert

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071770194
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/22/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1216
Sales rank: 592,037
File size: 87 MB
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About the Author

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).

Table of Contents

Part I: Fundamentals of Service
1 Selecting, Purchasing, and Installing Major Home Appliances and Air Conditioners
2 Safety Precautions
3 Tools Needed for Installation and Repair
4. Becoming a Professional Technician
5 Basic Techniques
Part II: Electricity, Electronics and Gas
6 Electricity
7 Electronics
8 Gas
Part III: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
9 Principles of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Part IV: Parts
10 Electric Appliance and Air Conditioner Parts
11 Electronic Parts
12 Gas Appliance Parts
Part V: Fault and Error Codes
13 Fault Codes
Part VI: Appliance Service, Installation, and Preventive Maintenance Procedures
14 Automatic Dishwashers
15 Garbage Disposers
16 Electric Water Heaters
17 Gas Water Heaters
18 Top Load Automatic Washers
19 Front Load Automatic Washers
20 Automatic Electric Dryers
21 Automatic Gas Dryers
22 Electric Ranges, Cooktops and Ovens
23 Gas Ranges, Cooktops and Ovens
24 Microwave Ovens
25 Refrigerators
26 Freezers
27 Automatic Ice Makers
28 Residential Under the counter Ice Makers
29 Room Air Conditioners
30 Dehumidifiers
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Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I started my appliance repair business based on this book, erik is very thorough in all of his explanations procedures and is very proficient in all of his ideas and procedures to get anyone repairing appliances, if its the weekend warrior, repair tech or business owner, i recommend this book to anyone trying to repair an appliance A+
Anonymous More than 1 year ago