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 …

How to Repair a Leaking Washer With Only a Hose Clamp

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Beverly threw a load of laundry into her Maytag Dependable Care washing machine. The multi-task wizard of a super-mom she considers herself to be, she goes outside to prune her roses. About 30 minutes later she returns to put the load into the dryer only to be met by a miniature flood. Yikes! If you have a washing machine that is leaking …

How to Replace Your Maytag Washer’s Brake Assembly

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There are two common signs that your brake assembly needs to be replaced: the machine is squeaking loudly or there’s a jam that stops the tub from moving. No matter what the signs of the problem are, replace your assembly with part #WP6-2011900 for most Maytag and Whirpool machines then follow these steps below. Unplug the appliance, and turn off …

How to Check and Replace Your Maytag Washer’s Drive Belt

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If your washer’s tub isn’t moving, the culprit is most likely the drive belt under the machine. Check to see if it’s stretched, worn, or torn. Follow the first three steps of this procedure to inspect the belt and, once you see it needs to be replaced, order part #WPW10006384 for a Maytag washer’s drive belt and follow the remainder …

How to Replace Your Maytag Washer’s Agitator Assembly

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If your Maytag washer won’t agitate a load of laundry, or it shakes and makes clunking noises when you turn it on, the agitator assembly may be at fault. Order replacement part #WP22004042 for a new agitator and follow these steps: Unplug the appliance. Even though this repair doesn’t involve any electrical components, it’s always the safest policy to remove the power …

Is Your Whirlpool Washer Leaking?

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Are you having issues with your washer leaking? If so, you need to figure out exactly what is causing the leak. Below are the possible culprits. These general suggestions are for all models of Whirlpool washers. Water Pump The water pump is the most common part to cause a Whirlpool washer to leak. This needs inspected before anything else. Unplug …