Washer and Dryer Repair projects
Replace a Broken Dryer Vent Cap
Replace a broken dryer vent cap simply and quickly. Disconnect the through-wall duct and replace the duct and cap together.
Dryer Vent Cover Repair
Stop cool drafts from leaky clothes dryer vents by cleaning and lubricating the vent flaps so they completely close. If unsuccessful, replace…
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Clothes Dryer Repair Guide
Most dryer problems can be fixed in an hour with a few basic tools and a continuity tester or multimeter—and you can do the work yourself…
Dryer Lint Cleaning Tips
Prevent house fires. Clean the lint from inside your clothes dryer as well as lint caught in the exhaust vent. You can complete the cleaning in…
Whirlpool Washer Won’t Agitate? Fix the Agitator Dogs
If your Whirlpool washer stops agitating, the racheting pawls may be worn out or broken. The fix is inexpensive and easy, even for a beginner.
Stain Removal on Clothes Stained by Washer
Eliminate irritating clothes washer stains by cleaning away crud around the top and agitator. Then run a special cleaner through a wash cycle.
Washing Machine Repair: Stuck on One Cycle?
If your clothes washer is stuck on one cycle, replace the timer. It’s expensive, but you’ll save the cost of a service call or a…
Remove Dryer Lint
Thousands of dryer fires are caused by lint every year, yet they can be easily prevented with a few minutes of cleaning. Learn where lint is,…
Dryer Making a Loud Noise? Replace the Motor
If your dryer has started making loud, rumbling noises and no longer dries clothes well, replacing the motor may be the cheapest solution.…
Fix a Smelly Washing Machine
Stop bad odors in your clothes washer by running a cycle with a special mold-killing tablet and by leaving the door open to promote drying.
Fix a Slow Filling Washing Machine
If your clothes washer doesn’t fill or fills slowly, check the check the fill valve screen or replace the fill valve. Both are simple…