Monthly Archives: September 2017

Washer Tub is Leaning or Making Banging Sound

W10440729 - Replacing Washer Suspension Balls and Bushings in a Maytag WasherIf your washer is making a banging sound when it is in the spin cycle, or you can see that your tub is off-center or tilting when not in use, you may need to replace the suspension balls and bushings.

The suspension lines hook into the balls and bushings in order to bear the weight of the tub assembly. A leaning tub could indicate one of the bushings is broken and needs to be replaced.

Whirlpool Suspension Balls and Bushings W10440729

Suspension Balls and Bushings Part number: W10440729 Manufacturer: Whirlpool Used on these Brands: Maytag, Whirlpool,

Use your washer’s model number to find the correct part for your washer.

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No, don’t store your valuables in the dishwasher

insideofdishwasherDue to the recent news of hurricanes, lots of advice is making the rounds on social media on how best to protect your home and valuables. Some of that advice is not so great, like storing your valuables in the dishwasher. That’s because while dishwashers are very good at keeping (limited) amounts of water in, it’s not so good at keeping large quantities of water out. Continue reading

How to fix a dryer that will not spin, tumble or turn

Drum Repair Kit Part number: 4392065

Drum Repair Kit Part number: 4392065 Whirlpool brand machine dryers – both gas and electric. This dryer repair kit includes a belt Also included are two drum rollers, 4 tri-rings, a clip, an instruction sheet, and an idler pulley. Use this repair kit when dryer becomes noisy, will not start, will not tumble, not enough or no heat, and leaves marks on clothing.

If your dryer will not spin, tumble or turn, it might be due to one, or several of the following parts. Sometimes, these parts wear out equally overtime and it’s a good idea to replace all parts at once to save time. You can save money by buying all these parts together in a kit. Here are the parts to check. Continue reading

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