Appliance Troubleshooting: How to Test Components With A Multimeter |

If you’re looking to repair your home appliances yourself, it’s really important that you’re familiar with the use of a multimeter. They can be extremely helpful for diagnosing an appliance that isn’t working the way it should, and can help you pinpoint your problem, so you can get the replacement part you need installed, and your appliance back up and running.

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Here’s what you need to know about testing components with a multimeter:

Basic Styles of Multimeter (0:29)
The Standard Analog Meter (0:55)
Appliance Part Classification – Conductors, Switches, and Load Devices (1:30)
How to Test a Conductor For Continuity (2:00)
How to Test Switches For Continuity (2:46)
Different Types of Switches (4:25)
How to Test Load Devices for Continuity (5:57)
How to Test a Capacitor (6:57)


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  1. Anthony Bitseedy on May 11, 2021 at 12:39 am

    What number do I set the ohm reading to test a stove burner

  2. djShaddy Smack on May 11, 2021 at 1:25 am

    You made this video in 2020, why would you use an analog multimeter?

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