How to Stop a Washer From Vibrating Excessively

A vibrating GE washer model WJRR4170GWW isn’t an unusual sight, however, a washer that shakes excessively, or walks during operation is abnormal and likely indicates a component in your appliance is damaged. While the list of possible malfunctions isn’t short, a broken suspension rod and a cracked tub cover are two-component failures that commonly cause a shaky washer. If you would like …

How to Safely Disconnect Your Washing Machine

Sometimes it is necessary to move one’s washing machine. There are a number of reasons that can lead to moving a washing machine or removing it from its current location, but the task is a serious one no matter what the cause. You may be removing the machine to investigate a malfunction, repair a loose wire, or replace a broken …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Washer’s Brake Rotor

During your washer’s agitation cycle, the brake rotor is pushed against the brake stator to control agitation movement. But if you hear squeaking during the washer’s agitation cycle or while it’s stopping, the rotor and stator aren’t fitting together properly. You will have to replace the rotor or both parts. For most Maytag washer models, order replacement part #WP35-6714 for a …

How to Replace the Mode Shifter and Shaft Assembly in Your GE Washer

The mode shifter and shaft assembly in your GE washer model WJSR4160GWW shifts the agitate cycle to the spin cycle. If the component is faulty, your washing machine won’t switch between the two. Replacing the mode shifter and shaft assembly is a time consuming repair that requires you to disassemble the majority of your washer. If you’re worried about the difficulty level …

How to Replace the Drain Hose in Your LG Washer

Leaks are one of the most common problems with washers, and they can be one of the most damaging problems if you don’t immediately notice. If you see water draining near the front of the machine, the drain hoses around the tub might be at fault. Sometimes they leak from a clog or tear. Once the drain hose is torn, …

How to Repair a Noisy KitchenAid Washer

A noisy KitchenAid washer model KAWS677EQ0 isn’t only an unpleasant experience for your ears, it also means your appliance is malfunctioning. The type of noise your washer is making and when it makes it are key factors in pinpointing which component is faulty. To help you identify and repair the problem, we’ve created a list of parts that emit unusual sounds when …

How to Remove and Replace a Whirlpool Washer Tub Seal #W10324647

If your Whirlpool washer is leaking water, chances are that your first thought is a faulty hose, a loose clamp, or maybe the water supply hoses. But after exhausting the more common and straightforward possibilities you determine that the hoses and clamps are in great condition. So, why is your washer leaking? Consider the following questions. At what time of …