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Tundra’s Tech Talk helps you learn how to fix you restaurant & food service equipment on your own – DIY. Ask one of our experienced technicians a question, or learn about other equipment we’ve already helped other readers with.

How to Troubleshoot a Sharp Microwave Oven

Most microwave manufacturers highly recommend contacting a certified technician before doing any repairs on your microwave yourself, but there are a few things you can troubleshoot before you make a call to a repair company. Check your owner’s manual to ensure that the power cord is grounded appropriately. It should …

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How to Clean a Deep Fryer [Video]

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Cleaning a deep-fryer can easily become one of the most dreaded chores in any kitchen – but if you clean it regularly not only will it be easier, but the fryer itself will work better and last longer. In this video lesson, Chris walks you through every step to restore …

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How Refrigeration Thermostats/Cold Controls Work

The first step to understanding how refrigeration thermostats (aka cold controls) work is to understand a counter-intuitive fact about refrigeration physics: Cooling is achieved by sensing and removing warm air, not by adding cool air. A thermometer, then, measures how much heat is present. If the heat level reaches a …

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