Fixitnow.com Appliance Repair Radio

By Samurai Appliance Repair Man and Mrs. Samurai

About this podcast   English    United States

Fixitnow.com Appliance Repair Radio is a fun and informative podcast about appliance repair help for do-it-yourselfers and professional appliance technicians. Besides repair tips, we cover appliance industry news, appliance recommendations for consumers and answer listener emails. Your hosts: Samurai Appliance Repair Man and Mrs. Samurai.
In this podcast
Feb. 11, 2010
Many of you have emailed the Samurai axing, “Samurai, O Samurai, when will you and Mrs. Samurai make another edition of your award-winning podcast?” You chirped and we listened. After an extended hiatus, we’re baaack!Some of the topics covered in this issue: - Appliance brands: how to choose ‘em? - New, extended version of the much-loved Home Wiring DVD. - Appliance repair resources at Fixitnow.com. - Appliance Service Training Institute conference coming up next week.Listen now!
Sept. 21, 2006
In the market for a new washer? So many choices and you're agonizing over which one to buy? Sweat thou not the load, my leetle grasshopper, for the Samurai and Mrs. Samurai will give you the low-down on today's washers, explaining the various washers available and their pro's and con's, and introduce a revolutionary new washing machine that you probably haven’t even heard of! Come, listen, and the truth shall set you free.Tumble action movie mentioned in the podcast.
Sept. 4, 2006
Y'all gather 'round the campfire and ol' Samurai and Mrs. Samurai will tell you some genuine, real-life appliance war stories. These are tales from the dark side, stories about encounters with real defective customers: cheesedorks, leeches, and pigs at the trough. [WARNING: adult language](This episode was re-recorded because of production problems in the first run. If you’re downloading this from iTunes, you’ll see two versions of the same episode-- the newer one is waaaay better!)
June 30, 2006
The world-famous Samurai Appliance Repair Forum is the premiere free appliance repair information resource on the web. In this steamy installment, the Samurai and Mrs. Samurai teach you how to effectively use this appliance repair oracle to get free, expert repair help. Empower yourself and tune in to this episode now!
June 20, 2006
In this long-awaited episode, the Samurai and Mrs. Samurai reveal the inner secrets of how to use Fixitnow.com, the ultimate appliance repair tool, to find the appliance repair information you need to fix it now.
May 13, 2006
Samurai Appliance Repair Man and Mrs. Samurai take you on a wild romp into the seedy underbelly of the appliance repair world. In this episode, we explain what to look for in a decent appliance service company and how to avoid getting screwed in an appliance service call.
April 15, 2006
So, Old Faithful has shat the bed and you’re thinking about hauling it off to the landfill and replacing it with one of those sexy, glitzy appliances you saw in the Sunday paper? And, amazingly, it’s the same price that you paid for Old Faithful 20 years ago! Hmmm, how does that work? Well, Bubba, you need to listen to this podcast episode before you go do something you might regret.
April 7, 2006
We're on a roll! Yet another listener email episode. In this thriller...Steve's three year old Amana refrigerator is freezing stuff in the crisper drawer and his water dispenser quit working. Is there a connection? Bonus: link to the evaporator fan upgrade kit discussed in this episode.Amy gunked up her Frigidaire front loading washer by washing frilly cotton rugs (never a good idea, by the way). Now, the washer won't do high speed spin. WTF?
April 4, 2006
You wanted another all listener emails episode. You've flooded us with email demanding it. And a surprising number of you have actually immolated yourselves and had your cousins mail me photos of your smoldering, sizzling carcasses. That got our attention. So, here it is, another all listener email episode! (Now, stop with the photos, please.) And, best of all, it’s less than 15 minutes short. Bob has a Kenmore electric range that doesn't heat; the lights work and a warming burner, but the main oven and stove elements don't get hot. What are the things to check?As a result of Euclidean geometry, Doug is contemplating venting his dryer into the crawl space of his house. To do otherwise would require a very long dryer vent with multiple turns. What's the problem with venting a dryer into a crawl space? Ah, grasshoppah, listen and learn!
March 30, 2006
Back by popular demand, another episode devoted to all listener emails!In this exciting docudrama: Butros Butros has a GE front-load washer that won't spin and Tomo has a one year old Kenmore HE3t that won't spin, either. Hmmm...Alyson has had to replace the gas valve twice in her Frigidaire Crown Series gas range and now it's apparently gone bad again. And she’s thinking about just buying a new one. What's a grasshopper to do? The Samurai illumines her path.
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