A noisy dishwasher is common in many households. Many people assume that repairs must be done by a serviceman, however, repairing your dishwasher is not a difficult process. If you are in the mood to save some money and take matters into your own hands, stay tuned for our dishwasher troubleshooting tips! Continue reading
Forgot to empty your pockets before throwing your pants in the washer? We’ve all been there, but if you had coins inside your pockets, you may find that they are now stuck somewhere inside your washer. Coins can get stuck inside the exterior wash tub, drain hose or the pump. If you find that this is the case, you should remove them immediately, as they could cause serious damage to your unit. For help with doing so, follow our step-by-step instructions below.
There are a couple reasons why a dishwasher may not drain but one of the more common reasons is that there is something wrong with your drain hose, here is a DIY way you can replace or repair your drain hose.
*WARNING: Before starting any repair, always make sure that the appliance is completely disconnected from the power source by unplugging it. This tutorial is meant to be a guide and should not be used in place of the installation instructions provided by the manufacturer.
FINDING THE HOSE:
1.) Remove the lower kickplate pannel of your dishwasher, this is usually located below the door. To do this just unscrew the screws either located above or below the kickplate pannel
2.) The drain hose will be connected to the lower spray arm
If you’ve found yourself with a washing machine that won’t spin or makes a squealing sound when it agitates or reaches the spin cycle, you most likely have a damaged or broken Drive Belt. Unlike some washer repairs, this particular job is relatively quick and easy and is something you won’t have to call the repair man about.
Today we have a short step-by-guide on how to replace the Drive Belt on most Front Load Washing Machines. If you need to replace a damaged belt in a Top Loading Washer, you can find that repair guide here.
You load the washer, let it fill, and then….nothing. No one ever wants to have to deal with a broken washing machine, so when the washer isn’t working right many people automatically start to dread that they will have to call in the repair man, or worse yet replace the entire appliance. Luckily, this isn’t always the case.
If your washer won’t spin at all or is making a squealing sound during the spin cycle, it may mean your Drive Belt is broken or damaged. This is something you can easily fix yourself. Today we have a step-by-step guide to Replacing the Drive Belt in most Top Loading Washers.