How to Replace Your Maytag Washer’s Agitator Assembly

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 …

How to Replace Your GE Oven’s Door Trim

If your oven door isn’t closing properly, take a close look at the trim that supports the glass panel. If it is twisted or cracked, then it’s interfering with the closing mechanism and isn’t adequately supporting the glass. Here’s how to replace it on your GE range with part #WB07T10478. Unplug the oven or flip the circuit breaker open to …

How to Replace a GE Oven’s Bake Element

The bake element of an oven is what heats up the air inside the appliance so it can bake. If this part is physically damaged, such as by the terminals breaking, or electrically damaged, by either burning or shorting out, this part will need to be replaced. Order part #WB44T10060 for any GE brand range and replace the element by …

Product Recalls: Is Your Home Still Safe?

When items are sold, they have been subject to a certain amount of testing and quality control. Being released and sold to thousands of people effectively serves as much more rigorous testing than what companies can reasonably perform in their labs. It may surprise you how often quality flaws that slip through the first stage will be caught after they’ve …

When Good Ovens Go Bad: Kenmore and Frigidaire Wall Ovens Recalled

It’s always upsetting when an appliance doesn’t work correctly, and it’s downright frightening when one overheats without control. For older appliances, it can be easy to assume that a malfunction, even one of this magnitude, is the fault of long-term use and regular wear-and-tear, but sometimes it’s much worse. For users of certain Kenmore and Frigidaire wall ovens bought in 2016, …