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Offline new tech

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Introduction
« on: December 10, 2011, 08:40:36 AM »
I wanted to say hello and introduce myself to the forum.
I found this site a few days ago and have been reading all I can.

As you may have guessed from my name I'm new to appliance repair.
I know the basics like how to use a multimeter and such but can't say I have much experience.
I work for a furniture store that just started selling appliance about a year ago.
My boss had me take a online training coarse and now I'm the appliance repair guy.

I really feel lost most of the time trying to figure this stuff out and often guess by replacing parts.
Seems like every repair I go on is new to me and It's like starting from scratch trying to find the problem.

So I hope to keep reading the forums and learn all I can from you guys, thanks for the information and service manuals I have downloads.

Offline Ronyeager

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2011, 09:55:04 AM »
pass on what ya learn

Offline new tech

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2011, 10:18:59 AM »
I'm would like to, but think I will have more questions then answers. Hope that is ok.

Offline AJ

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2011, 11:15:04 AM »
Hello and welcome,

I'm would like to, but think I will have more questions then answers. Hope that is ok.

Feel free to ask us all the questions you want.
Hope you find our site helpful.

Offline niobrara

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2011, 06:12:42 PM »
Welcome, at first it can be a little overwhelming. Stick with it you will do great.

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2011, 08:46:21 PM »
You found the right forum and welcome. What brand of appliances does your store sell? I worked for a furniture store myself.
Before I learned how to fix em I delivered em.  O0
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Offline new tech

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2011, 12:54:22 PM »
Whirlpool, is that a good brand?

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2011, 03:03:11 PM »
The best out there. Back in the 70's I worked for Loop Appliance. They sold Whirlpool and Kelvinator.
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About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Offline new tech

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2011, 07:06:11 PM »
What is the worst brand of appliance?

Offline JWWebster

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2011, 08:03:29 PM »
No brainer LG AKA Goldstar followed by a close second is the equally screwy GE although I want to werk with GE cause they put my Brazos peeps to werk
May the hinges of our friendship
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About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Offline john63

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2011, 09:02:51 PM »
Why is LG (Lucky Goldstar) the worst, JW?
 
Can you be more specific ?   :)

Offline bigbuck

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2011, 09:58:57 AM »
lg stands for lifes good, not bad appliance , just harder to work on.

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2011, 11:44:07 AM »
LG= Lots of grief :D
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About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Offline john63

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2011, 07:38:55 PM »
<<<No brainer LG AKA Goldstar followed by a close second is the equally screwy GE although I want to werk with GE cause they put my Brazos peeps to werk>>>

<<<LG= Lots of grief>>>

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So what you *really* mean,JW, is...

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<<<I really feel lost most of the time trying to figure this stuff out and often guess by replacing parts.
Seems like every repair I go on is new to me and It's like starting from scratch trying to find the problem>>>

At least someone is being bluntly honest.


 

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