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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.

Replacing Refrigeration Door Gaskets

The rubber door gasket on the inside edge of the doors of all your refrigeration equipment is very important. It prevents cold air from escaping, which means the unit will stay colder longer and use less energy.  Old refrigeration door gaskets wear out and lose their seal. Even worse, older gaskets can pose …

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Repairing Commercial Fryers

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When your fryer needs to be repaired you probably want to get it up and running again fast.  Fortunately, commercial fryers are generally easy to repair, and parts are also pretty easy to come by.  There are 4 fryer parts that most commonly cause a fryer to fail: 1. Hi-Limit …

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Converting Gas Restaurant Equipment In 5 Simple Steps

Converting any piece of gas equipment from natural gas to propane or from propane to natural gas is fairly simple and can be accomplished in 5 easy steps. Parts needed to convert the equipment: [unordered_list style=”green-dot”] Burner Orifices Pilot Orifice Regulator Combination Safety Valve conversion kit Nomenclature (tag on unit …

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Identify Commercial Faucet Parts

There are many different brands of faucets on the market. Some of the most common faucet brands are: [unordered_list style=”green-dot”] T & S Brass CHG/Encore Fisher Krowne [/unordered_list] Some faucets are easily identified and sometimes it is more difficult.  The best way to identify the faucet you have is by …

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Replacing Refrigeration Fan Motors & Blades

Refrigerators are the backbone of your kitchen.  They are usually durable and long-lasting, but when they go down, you have to have them fixed right away.  Some tips on replacing the fan motor in your commercial refrigeration unit: There are two types of motors for refrigeration. 1. Condenser fan motor. 2. …

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