How to Fix A Squealing Whirlpool Electric Dryer

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As we say, a dryer should be seen and not heard. Your dryer does an important job, and it is also pretty important that it does that job quietly. When your Whirlpool electric dryer starts to manifest a squealing noise, it can be maddening, but it can also mean that there is extra wear on your dryer. While squealing can …

How to Replace Your Icemaker’s Shut Off Arm in a Kenmore Refrigerator

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If your ice maker won’t stop making ice, the shut-off arm might be too bent to function correctly. If it’s no longer in the proper shape or it’s broken, order replacement part #WP67004028 for a new shut off arm for Kenmore refrigerator ice makers. Then follow these quick steps to install it. 1. Unplug and turn off the water supply. Whenever …

How to Replace Your Kenmore Microwave’s Air Damper

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If the top of your microwave looks corroded above the exhaust vent, it’s time to replace the air damper. You might also need to replace this part if its flapper isn’t opening to allow air exhaust out during use. Order replacement part #W10843943 for your Kenmore microwave. Then follow these steps to replace the part. 1. Unplug your microwave. During the course of …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Microwave’s Door

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When parts of your microwave break, it can be dangerous. If your microwave’s door is broken, such as with cracked glass, there’s no longer a tight seal protecting you from the microwave when it’s working. A broken door latch might also protect your microwave from working altogether. If your microwave’s door shows any signs of damage, replace it. Order part #W10247772 …

7 Reasons Why a Refrigerator is not Dispensing Water

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Has the water from your refrigerator dispenser recently been reduced to a trickle? Or is your ice maker refusing to make ice cubes? Read on for the seven most common reasons and suggestions on how to repair them yourself. Faulty Dispenser Switch The dispenser switch is actuated by the dispenser lever which releases cool refreshing water into a glass. The switch might …

How to Install a New Door Switch in a Whirlpool Microwave

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Are you dealing with a Whirlpool microwave model YWMH31017AS that won’t turn on? If you are, a faulty door switch is a likely culprit. When you close the microwave door, the door switch is activated, meaning it relays a signal which starts up a variety of components in your appliance. On the other hand, opening the microwave door causes the appliance to …

How to Replace the Door Latch in Your Maytag Front Load Washer: Error Code F5E1

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The F5E1 error code on your Maytag MHW5500FW0 Front Load Washer is a door latch error. The repair for this error is pretty simple, requiring replacement door latch part WPW10443885, a small flathead screwdriver, a T20 Torx screwdriver, a spring clamp, a pair of needle nose pliers, and (optional) spring pliers (383EER4001A).   Before you begin your washer repair, be sure you have unplugged …

How to Replace the Temperature Sensor in a KitchenAid Oven/Microwave

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If your oven’s temperature sensor shorts out, the oven won’t work correctly. It either won’t be able to accurately regulate the temperature or inbuilt safety precautions will prevent it from turning on. Replace the sensor with replacement part #WPW10131825 if you have a KitchenAid Oven/Microwave Combo unit and follow these steps: 1. Unplug the appliance or flip the circuit breaker. During this repair, you …