How to Replace the Water Inlet Valve in Your Frigidaire Dishwasher

The water inlet valve in your Frigidaire dishwasher model FGBD2438PF controls the water entering your appliance. A faulty valve can cause a number of issues, such as a dishwasher that won’t fill, or water leaking from underneath your appliance. To replace the water inlet valve in your dishwasher, follow the repair guide provided below. How to Replace the Water Inlet Valve in …

How to Replace the Shock Dampening Straps in Your GE Washer

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 …

Viking Range Expands Recall of Built-in Refrigerators

If you are familiar with Viking Range kitchen appliances, then you know that these products are known for their high-quality craftsmanship and durability. However, recent years have seen Viking suffer from several major recalls, including multiple recalls of their refrigerators and freezers. If you have Viking appliances in your home, one such recall you should be aware of is a recall …

How to Replace Your GE Oven’s Door Seal

The seal around the inside of your oven door stops hot air from escaping the appliance. If the seal is damaged or you can feel hot air escaping, it’s time to replace the seal. Order replacement part #WB04T10022 if you have a GE oven. Then follow these steps to replace the part. 1. Unplug the oven before starting the repair. …

How to Replace Your GE Oven’s Thermostat for More Even Cooking

Without a functioning thermostat, your oven won’t be able to heat evenly. Depending on the damage, the appliance’s fan might not turn on or off. If you want to replace the part yourself, order a replacement part #WBK20K10004 for GE model ovens and follow this procedure: 1. Unplug the oven. Every appliance repair should start with you unplugging the appliance. Because …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Refrigerator’s Water Dispenser Inlet Valve

If your Whirlpool refrigerator’s ice maker or water dispenser isn’t working, your water inlet valve may be broken. Order replacement part #W10408179 for most Whirlpool models and follow these steps to replace the water inlet valve: 1. Unplug the refrigerator and shut off the water supply. 2. Remove the rear access panel. Move the refrigerator away from the wall and …

How to Replace the Condenser Fan Blade on a Whirlpool Refrigerator W10156818

Your refrigerator builds up heat just like your air conditioning system. And, just like your HVAC, it needs a condenser fan to pump that excess heat energy away from the appliance. But if the air inside your refrigerator feels a bit warm, the fan blade might be broken. Another common problem with fan blades is that they get noisy as they break down. If you want to replace the condenser fan blade on your Whirlpool refrigerator, order part #W10156818. …

How to Repair a Leaking Washer With Only a Hose Clamp

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 Diagnose and Repair a Refrigerator that Won’t Cool

The freezer temperature is set to 0 degrees and the fresh food compartment is set to 37 degrees. But when you open the door, a burst of warm stinky air hits you in the face and you notice the actual temperature of the freezer is 71 degrees and the fresh food area reads 75 degrees indicating a nice warm spring …