Parts & Components Repairs

Parts & Components Repairs

Appliance Controls Repair

 Parts & Components Repairs

Appliance controls are parts of things. Because they are parts of dozens of things in your home, knowing how to fix them is vital to fixing many things you own. (You can order replacement parts from FixItClubParts.com.) This Fix-It Guide on appliance controls repair tells how appliance controls work, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives instructions for how to test and service a switch, how to test and service thermostats, how to test a rheostat, how to test a timing mechanism, how to test a timer motor, and how to test and service electronic touch-pad controls

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Button Battery Repair

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Many small gadgets are powered by miniature batteries, often called button batteries. Lucky for us, they are easy to check and replace. This Fix-It Guide on button battery repair tells how a button battery works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to test a button battery.

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Electrical Cord Repair

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Cords on appliances, tools, clocks, computers, printers–anything that gets its power through an electrical outlet–can malfunction. Knowing how to fix electrical cords is important to knowing how to fix lots of things in your home. (You can order replacement parts at FixItClubParts.com.) This Fix-It Guide on electrical cord repair tells how an electrical cord works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives instructions for how to test power cords, how to replace a power cord, how to strip a cord or other electrical wire, and how to replace a flat-cord plug or quick-connect plug.

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Fuse Replacement

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Fuses are all through your house. They are the weakest link in the electricity chain and keep electrical surges from damaging appliances and circuits. This Fix-It Guide on fuse replacement tells how a fuse works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to test and replace a faulty fuse. It then gives step-by-step instructions for how to test a fuse. (You can order replacement parts at FixItClubParts.com.) Refer to the electrical Service Panel Fix-It Guide for household electrical circuit fuses and circuit breakers.

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Heating Element Repair

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When a wire, or element, gets lots of electricity running through it, the wire glows “red hot,” allowing you to toast bagels or dry clothes, for example. Heating elements are in dozens household appliances and devices. This Fix-It Guide on heating element repair tells how a heating element works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to test a heating element for continuity and how to replace a faulty element.

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Household Battery Repair

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Is that battery really dead? You can tell if a battery needs replacing. This Fix-It Guide on household battery repair tells how a household battery works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to test a household battery. See button battery repair for small specialty batteries.

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Motor Repair

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Motors are important components to hundreds of devices we use in daily life. This Fix-It Guide on motor repair tells how a motor works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to test an appliance motor, how to service a motor’s drive mechanism, how to service a motor’s gears, and how to service a motor’s fan blades.

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Remote Control Repair

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Remote controls come with televisions, room air conditioners, heating systems, gas fireplaces and more. This Fix-It Guide on remote control repair tells how a remote control works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to service a remote control. You may need to refer to household battery repair.

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Small Engine Repair

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Small engines power lawn mowers, snow blowers, chain saws, generators, motorcycles, boats, snowmobiles, and many other tools and toys. This Fix-It Guide on small engine repair tells how a small engine works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives instructions for how to maintain a small engine, how to replace a recoil starter rope, how to replace a recoil starter spring, how to clean a foam air filter, and how to service fuel lines and a fuel tank.

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