Are Top Load or Front Load Washer Easier to Repair?

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The debate about which is better – top load or front load – among washers is a debate that rages to this day. Each has distinct benefits that should affect your choice. What shouldn’t affect your choice is which model is easier to repair. However, while that shouldn’t affect your purchase, there will come a day where you will need …

3 Ways You May Be Damaging Your Washing Machine

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No one purposely breaks anything on their appliance. You don’t expect repairs, but they are coming. This becomes even truer when you play things a little fast and loose with the way you are supposed to use your appliance. When it comes to washers, they are easy to abuse. So if you want to stave off that next washer repair, …

How to Replace the Leg on Your Washer

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Every washer comes on four legs. Usually, they sit very close to the ground and you might not even notice that they are there. However, they are crucial for keeping your washer level, which not only helps in proper function but keeps it from rattling around obnoxiously during the spin cycle. While the washer has four legs, only the front …

Replacing The Lid Hinges on Your Top-Load Washer

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The lid hinges are designed to last probably longer than the lifespan of your top-load washer, and they are not something you think about. Yet, accidents happen. If the lid was pushed back too far, slammed too hard, or otherwise jostled is a way other than designed, the lid hinges can become damaged which will impede the lid’s ability to …

Why Your Washer is Staining Your Clothing

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The last thing you expect from your washing machine is for it to start staining your clothes. It is supposed to clean them, so doing the opposite is quite the surprise. If your washer has started leaving stains on clothing, there are two typical issues to check for. Greasy Residue Did someone in the homework on a car or other …

How to Fix a “Walking” Washer

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Walking is used to describe a washer that shakes so violently that it can often make a back and forth motion so hard that it moves out of place. During the spin cycle, your washer uses high speed to remove excess water from clothes, and under the right circumstances, the clothing can hit the sides of the drum so hard …

Why a Washer Timer Won’t Advance?

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If you have a pile of laundry all loaded up and you start your washer, you may be disappointed to come back an hour later to find your washer still in the beginning cycles and that timer has not advanced even one minute. However, more unfortunate than the fact that you need to make a repair is the fact that …