Washer Sud or SD Error – What It Means and How to Fix This Fault Code

Washer Sud or SD Error – What It Means and How to Fix This Fault Code If you receive a “Sud” error, or “SD” fault code on your washer’s display, it means that there are far too many suds in your washer than what the machine can remove through a normal rinse cycle. This error can appear on a Samsung HE washer, Kenmore, Whirlpool washer or other brand of washer. This error usually happens due to one of the following reasons listed below.   Continue reading

How To Replace The 3 Most-Repaired Parts On A Dryer

Some range and oven parts are replaced more than others due to use and wear and tear. Here are the top three most-repaired parts on a range or oven according to sales from our website.

3 MOST-REPAIRED PARTS ON A DRYER

Thermal Fuse –  The Thermal Fuse is designed to act as a safety switch, disconnecting the flow of current in case of a malfunction that may lead to the appliance overheating or even a fire.  Once the part has been used/activated, it needs to be replaced. If there is no heat in your dryer or your dryer won’t start, you may need to Continue reading

Why won’t my washing machine spin? Washer repair help

If your washing machine is no longer spinning, it might be due to a faulty  motor coupler, faulty clutch  (top load washers) or water level switch.

Washer Clutch assembly part

Clutch Kit commonly used on Direct Drive model Whirlpool/Kenmore brands clothes washers.
Part number: 285785

Before taking apart your washer, unplug the machine and turn off the water to the supply lines and disconnect them from your washer. Also, carefully remove the drain hose as water could still be in the hose and it might spill on to your floor.

If your washer makes a noise when you manually advance the timer to a spin cycle, but it is not actually spinning, then it could be a problem with the motor transmission or motor coupler.

The washing machine motor coupler is a small, relatively inexpensive washing machine part that is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. This protects your transmission from excessive loading. It can wear out over time, crack or split. Inspect the part to see if it is worn or broken and replace it.

Top-loading washing machines typically use a clutch system which connects between the transmission and the inner tub to move the tub and cause it to spin. Overtime, this part can wear out. If you notice that your clothes are wetter than normally coming out of the washer, it might be due to this part weakening and wearing out. Replace this part.

The water level switch controls how much water enters the tub according to load size. If it is not resetting once the water has drained, power will not be available to operate the motor during spin. The part will need to be replaced.

To find the right part for your washing machine, locate it’s model number and use that when searching or ordering your part from www.pcappliancerepair.com. For more washer repair help, visit the Washer Repair Help Section.