Fixing a Washer That is Not Filling Fast Enough

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Typically, you don’t notice a washer filling with water. It happens so quickly that you never really keep track of how long it takes to do so. However, when a washer is filling slowly, you will tend to notice. Your laundry may take longer or you may notice that your clothing is not getting washed correctly. However, when a washer …

How to Replace an Agitator in a Top-Load Washer

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If you own a top-load washer, the agitation that helps clean your clothing is done by the agitator located in the center. This plastic piece rotates back and forth during the wash to promote motion among your clothing. However, over years of use or even attempts to wash more solid items like sneakers, for example, the agitator can become damaged. …

How to Clean Your Washer Quickly and Painlessly

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Your washer gets a lot of action, but while it can clean everything from towels to unmentionables, that doesn’t mean it is cleaning itself each time it runs. In fact, the detergent that we use to clean clothes will actually make mold grow more fiercely. Considering the inside of your washer can be both wet and warm, it makes for …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Washer’s Hinge Pin Bushing

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If your Whirlpool washer door isn’t opening and closing correctly, or it feels like there’s more friction when you move the door, the hinge pin bushing might be broken. These small parts help the door hinge open and close without putting pressure on the metal. Order replacement part #WP10208398 for as many hinge pin bushing as you need to replace. Then follow these steps …

Why a Washing Machine Keeps Going Out of Balance

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When any appliance is making a loud noise, it is never a good sign. If your washing machine is reaching its spin cycle and that is manifesting in it making loud banging noise, then it is likely that the machine is out of balance in some way. When this happens, the tub of the washer will begin to bang against …

How to Replace a Damaged Agitator Coupler in Your GE Washer

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In your GE washer model WHDSR316GWW the agitator coupler is situated between the drive shaft and the agitator. Due to normal wear and tear, the teeth at the bottom of the coupler can deteriorate, causing the agitator to no longer turn with the drive shaft. A grinding sound coming from your appliance during the wash cycle is another symptom of a damaged …

How to Replace the Washer Clutch Assembly in a Washer that Won’t Spin

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If you’ve exhausted all other possibilities why your washer won’t spin, consider the washer clutch assembly to be the problem. Tools Needed Slot Screwdriver 7/16″ socket ½” socket Needle nose pliers Symptoms of a Bad Clutch The purpose of a clutch is to shift a transmission from one speed to another. In the case of the washing machine, the clutch would shift …

How to Replace the Shock Dampening Straps in Your GE Washer

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The shock dampening straps in your top-load GE washer model WHDSR316GWW decrease the movement of the tub as it spins. A damaged strap can lead to an unbalanced washer, meaning your appliance will shake or vibrate excessively during the spin cycle. The dampening straps are located in the top four corners of your washer and run between the tub and the …