Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/17/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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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

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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