Product Pick of the Week: Refrigerator Water Inlet Valves

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Having trouble with your ice maker?  Or maybe your water dispenser is running slow?  There might might not actually be a problem with either, directly anyway. Often times the source of the problem is the Water Inlet Valve. This one little valve has a lot of control when it comes to what makes it through your refrigerator’s water lines, and when there’s a problem it can stop your dispenser and ice maker in their tracks which is why we’ve made it our Pick of the Week. Continue reading

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Product Pick of the Week: Refrigerator Capacitors

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When you reach for the door on your refrigerator, you expect it to be cold inside.  But have you ever wondered how it gets that way?  We’ve talked about a few parts that help with this in the past like the Start Relay, the Overload, the Evaporator Fan Motor, the Compressor…the list goes on (you can read about those here).  But one important part that we haven’t talked about yet is the Capacitor.  Without this one little part the Compressor doesn’t know to start, leaving you with a warm fridge and that’s why we’ve made it our Pick of the Week. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Evaporator Fan Motors

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When you open up your refrigerator you expect it to be cold and for the freezer to be even colder.  But how does it get that way and stay that way?  In today’s Product Pick we’ll be talking about one of the components in the cooling process inside of your refrigerator: The Evaporator Fan Motor.  We’ll go over what the Evaporator Fan does in your refrigerator and share a few common signs it may need to be troubleshooted or replaced.    Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Dryer Heating Elements

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We all know that dryers, much like their name may suggest, are designed to dry clothes.  But what you  may not know is how that happens.  In electric dryers, a key player in this process is the Heating Element, which is why we have made them this week’s pick.  Today we’ll be sharing with you how the Heating Element in your dryer works and a few signs that it may need to be replaced.

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