What Caused a Microwave’s Ceramic Fuse to Blow?

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Like most appliances that produce heat, your microwave comes equipped with a ceramic fuse. When the appliance overheats or suffers a dangerous power fluctuation, this fuse will blow to prevent fire or excess damage to the microwave by cutting the power. When your fuse blows, it can easily be replaced near the power cord of your microwave, but it is …

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 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 …

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 …

How to Stop a Foaming Dishwasher

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If you are new to using a dishwashing appliance, there is a particular event that can happen – foaming. If you walk into your kitchen and discover your dishwasher is full of foam or even leaking soap foam, then action needs to be taken. This is caused by one thing – using the wrong product in the dishwasher. Dish soap …

How to Test a Defrost Timer

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All modern refrigerators now come with a built-in timer that turns on the defrost. This melts the frost on the evaporator and prevents it from building up inside the actual appliance. However, if you notice that frost is starting to build up, then a malfunction may be happening not with the entire defrost system, but with the timer. If you …