Replacing the Door Catch Kit in Your Dryer

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Slam that dryer door a little too hard or awkwardly? Well, when you do, you risk doing damage to the door catch kit. This door catch kit is made up of two parts, the strike on the body of the dryer and the catch on the actual door. The strike is inserted into the catch and helps to hold the …

How to Remove Items From a Dryer Lint Trap

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The lint trap in your dryer is meant to catch the ambient lint that comes off most dried clothing. However, other items can also find their way inside. This is less likely in dryers with lint traps in the front, but if your model has a top accessible lint trap, then items can find their way inside. Ever wonder what …

Why Your Dryer Rips Your Clothing

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There are some items of clothing like silk or lace that are very delicate. They need to be dried at a very low speed or even air dried to prevent damage. However, if your dryer has started ripping more sturdy clothing such as your t-shirts or even blue jeans, it is not an issue with the clothing, but rather the …

Replacing a Faulty Timer on a Maytag Dryer

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If you start up your dryer and maybe an hour later wonder why your clothes aren’t dry yet, be sure to check. If your clothes are dry, remove them. However, if you close the door and the dry cycle starts up again, you have a pretty big problem. It is likely that the timer on your Maytag dryer has gone …

Replacing the Dryer Hose Connecting to the Vent

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When a dryer is installed, it is connected to a ventilation shaft in your home via a flexible metallic hose. This hose is tasked with taking the hot, moist air generated by drying your clothes and taking it outside. Unfortunately, this hose is prone to two big problems. The first is that is can become obstructed with lint. If you …

How to Replace the Rear Dryer Drum Support Rollers in Your Whirlpool Dryer

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Your Whirlpool dryer model WGD7000DW is equipped with two rear dryer drum support rollers. The rollers are located on the dryer’s back panel inside the appliance cabinet. As the dryer drum rotates, the rear support rollers hold the drum in place. If the rollers are worn, you may hear a scraping, squealing, or thumping sound coming from your appliance. To replace the …