Spring weather can only mean one thing, warmer weather! Installing your window air conditioner unit is a breeze. Follow these steps in order to safely install your window ac unit. Continue reading
Do you have a room air conditioner that just won’t shut off? The most common parts that are the causes of a constant running room air conditioner are listed below.
The microwave is an appliance that is underestimated. It is a popular appliance to have in your kitchen nowadays. Just like any other appliance, your microwave can break. Here are some parts to check if your microwave starts then stops. Continue reading
Everyone has a different preference when it comes to grease, whether you like to keep it for reuse or dispose of it. No matter what you prefer, you should never discard grease down the drain. Most of us don’t think about the consequences after pouring grease down our drain until your pipes get clogged and worst case scenario raw sewage backing into your home.
A broken washer is a big problem to have in your home. How else will you clean your clothes? Check out these parts below that contribute to the problem, “Why is my washer overflowing with water.” Continue reading
Does your room air conditioner blow lukewarm air when it is on? There are various parts that may contribute to your room air conditioner to not work properly. Here are some of the most common parts below.
You turn the knob on your gas stove and you notice the surface ignitor is making a clicking noise? This problem is something everyone has faced at some point in their life. Luckily, you can fix this clicking noise all by yourself. Continue reading
If you’ve found yourself with a washer that won’t spin, it might be due to various reasons. Here are the top parts that might be the culprit of why your washing machine is not spinning.
Direct Drive Coupling (Whirlpool/ Kenmore/ Roper/ Estate)
Many Whirlpool/Kenmore brand washing machines have a small, inexpensive direct drive motor coupling. It’s plastic and rubber and it can wear out over time, or fail under overloading conditions. This part protects your transmission from excessive loading.
Clutch (Whirlpool/ Kenmore)
The clutch connects the transmission to the inner tub. It allows the tub to spin properly. If the clutch is slipping or worn out, it must be replaced.
Water Level Switch
If the water level switch is not resetting once the water has drained, power will not be available to operate the motor during spin. Check the water level switch for proper operation.
The drive belt is a long band that connects the drive motor pulley to the transmission drive pulley. The motor moves the belt, and the belt turns the transmission pulley for the agitation and spin cycles. The belt may become loose on the pulleys, which makes it hard for the tub to spin. If you can see that the belt is worn, replace it.
The control board provides power to the motor, so if it’s faulty, the washing machine may not spin or may not work at all.
The drive block connects the inner tub to the transmission. If it wears out, the tub may not spin and will make a loud noise. The drive block is fairly easy to replace.
The transmission connects the motor to the agitator and makes it agitate. Older Whirlpool washers utilize a transmission with an electro-mechanical shifter. If the shifter becomes defective the unit may drain the water but will not spin or agitate. If there is a problem with the shifter, we recommend hiring a mechanic to fix this for you because it is a complex system.
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Your garbage disposal may not be used as often as other appliances in your kitchen but it is very important to have. The garbage disposal is responsible for grinding up anything that comes in contact with it. So what do you do when your kitchen sink starts to clog and your garbage disposal stops working? Do you know how to fix it? Follow these tips for common garbage disposal repairs and how to address them. Continue reading