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 …

How to Replace Your Electrolux Washer’s Door Hinge to Keep the Door Sealed

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When you have a front-loading washer, the washer’s door hinge is put under a lot of stress. If the hinge is cracked or you notice the door hanging crookedly, don’t risk a leak by waiting. Buy a replacement hinge (134550800 for Electrolux models) and follow these steps to replace it. 1. Unplug the washer. This repair doesn’t involve any electrical …

If Your Washing Cycle Won’t Start, Check the Lid Switch in Your Kenmore Washer

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If your washer won’t start or progress through the cycle, check the washer lid switch lid. When your appliance doesn’t think the lid is properly shut, it won’t start the next step in the washing cycle. Order replacement part #WP8318084 and replace the malfunctioning part. 1. Unplug the washer. Always unplug or flip the circuit breaker to an appliance before …