Appliance Repair Radio
FARR-17: Which Washer Should You Buy?
Wednesday, September 20, 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
FARR-16:  Appliance War Stories - Defective Customers
Monday, September 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]
FARR-15: How to Use the Samurai Appliance Repair Forum
Thursday, June 29, 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
FARR-14: How to Use
Monday, June 19, 2006
In this long-awaited episode, the Samurai and Mrs. Samurai reveal the inner secrets of how to use, the ultimate appliance repair tool, to find the appliance repair information you need to fix it now.  
FARR-13: Appliance Service Calls
Saturday, 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.
FARR-12: How Much is a New One?
Friday, April 14, 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?
FARR-11: All Listener Emails
Thursday, April 6, 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.
FARR-10: All Listener Emails
Monday, April 3, 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
FARR Episode 9: All Listener Emails
Thursday, 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
Samurai's 12 Laws of Appliance Repair, Pt. 3
Wednesday, March 29, 2006
The dramatic conclusion of the riveting blockbuster trilogy on the Samurai’s 12 Laws of Appliance Repair.  You don't wanna miss this one... unless you had something better to do, like pulling hair outta the drains, or something.
Samurai's 12 Laws of Appliance Repair, Pt. 2
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Continuing our journey deep into the bowels of apocryphal appliance repair wisdom, the Samurai and Mrs. Samurai discuss laws five through eight of the Samurai's 12 Laws of Appliance Repair.  
Samurai’s 12 Laws of Appliance Repair, Pt. 1
Monday, March 20, 2006
Samurai Appliance Repair Man and Mrs. Samurai kick off the first of a three-part series on the Samurai’s 12 Laws of Appliance Repair.  This part covers laws one through four.
Listener emails:  Jason asks where the current stream of phixit photos is.  Tony says we rock because we helped him fix
FARR, Episode 5
Thursday, March 16, 2006
Special all-listener email edition!  Woot-woot!  Susan has a Kenmore (Whirlpool) direct-drive washer that won't agitate or spin.  Pamela updates us on her ongoing customer disservice dilemma in Paris, France.  Troy has a problem with a Kenmore (Whirlpool) dryer that stops running when the start
FARR, Episode 4
Monday, March 13, 2006
Electrolux refrigerator plant closing in Greenville, MI.  Tech tip: Common causes of the F1 error code on Maytag, Jenn Air, Magic Chef, and Amana gas and electric ranges.  Karl asks when it's time to switch to a front loading washer.  Gloria has a new dryer but the cord doesn't fit the receptacle
FARR, Episode 3
Tuesday, March 7, 2006
GE pro-style gas ovens go boom!  Massive recall   The recall involves the following models:
The suspect units bear the serial numbers starting with:  DG, FG, GG, HG, LR, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, AH,
FARR, Episode 2
Wednesday, March 1, 2006
Appliance industry news: Iowa politicians object to Maytag-Whirlpool merger; NCEE adds to skills required for technician certification.  Tech tips: high drain condition on Maytag Dependable Care washers, hybrid motor pulley p/n 202507, new pump belt p/n 211451; Cooling fan noise in Jenn-Air wall
Ichiban Episode!
Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Our first podcast episode!  Industry news we covered:  GE’s class action lawsuit settlement over their sweaty refrigerators, Whirlpool’s pending buy out of Maytag, Maytag’s new, shorter, warranty policy on new parts.  Repair tips:  overfilling icemakers in some Kitchenaid refrigerators, Appliance Repair Radio is a fun, informative and FREE podcast about major home  appliances for do-it-yourselfers and professional appliance technicians; washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, ovens, stoves, icemakers-- oh yeah, baby, we do it all!  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.