Samsung Recalls Over 2 Million Washers

If you own a Samsung washing machine, then you may have already heard about a recent recall involving 2.8 million of their top-loading units. However, if you have not been informed about this recall and you own a Samsung washer, it is important that you read on to find out if your unit is affecting as these washers can cause …

How to Replace a Faulty Light Bulb Socket in Your Frigidaire Oven

Replacing a burnt out light bulb in your Frigidaire oven model FPEF3077QF is an easy DIY project, however, if you swapped out the bulb and you’re still stuck with an unlit oven cavity, your problem may reside with a faulty light bulb socket. To switch out a bad socket for a functional one, simply follow the repair directions provided below. How to …

How to Replace the Defrost Timer in Your GE Refrigerator

Ice build-up on your refrigerator’s evaporator coils or a fridge that is too warm can indicate the defrost timer in your appliance is no longer functioning properly. The timer activates the defrost cycle after the compressor has been running for a set amount of time, meaning the timer sends out a signal to shut off the compressor and turn on …

How to Replace a Damaged Drain Hose in Your GE Dishwasher

The drain hose in your GE dishwasher model GSD6200GBB carries the waste water out of your appliance. If the hose is cracked or has a small hole in it, you’ll end up with puddles on your floor. Swapping out the damaged drain hose for a new one is a quick and easy repair that most dishwasher owners can accomplish themselves. To help …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Refrigerator’s Door Cam

If your refrigerator door doesn’t open smoothly or close completely, check the door cam for cracks and broken edges. If it’s broken, you need to replace the part before too much cold air keeps escaping the refrigerator. Order replacement part #WP2182179 for Whirlpool model refrigerators and follow these steps. 1. Unplug the refrigerator. Always disconnect an appliance from its power …

How to Repair a Noisy Dishwasher

Is your dishwasher making noises you’ve never heard before? How long has that workhorse been sitting in your kitchen faithfully cleaning your dishes? Years, perhaps? So long, that you’ve long since taken it for granted that it will always be there when you need it. But lately, your dishwasher has been showing its age. A burp here, a gurgle there …

How to Replace Your LG Refrigerator’s Hinge Bushing

If your LG refrigerator doors don’t open and close smoothly, the internal door hinge bushings may be broken or worn down. Order replacement part #4984JJ3003A and follow these steps to replace them yourself. 1. Unplug your refrigerator. This repair does not involve any electrical components. However, the best way to stay safe during any appliance repair is to disconnect the appliance from …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Duet Washer’s Inlet Valve

If your washing machine doesn’t fill with water or there’s leak, both problems can be caused by a broken water inlet valve. With a new part and some quick instructions, you can replace the part yourself. Order replacement part #WP8181694 if you have a Whirlpool washing machine and follow these steps: 1. Unplug the washer and turn off the water supplies. During the …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Washer’s Drum Baffle

Your washer’s drum baffle helps the clothes tumble during a cycle. Over time, the mounting brackets can crack or break off. Then the baffle will start to loosen from the side and completely detach. If you want to replace the broken drum baffle yourself, order replacement part #WP8540456 for Whirlpool models. Then follow these steps: 1. Unplug the washing machine. This …