Monthly Archives: December 2018

Fixing a Sagging Oven Drawer – Replacing an Oven Drawer Glide

Oven Drawer GlideAn oven drawer that sags or leans to one side may be due to a broken drawer glide or support. The drawer glide supports the oven drawer and allows it to slide easily in and out of the oven cabinet. Like any other part, it can break. To replace it, follow these steps.

  1. Purchase a new replacement oven drawer glide.
  2. Remove the oven drawer from the range cabinet.
  3. Using a flat head screwdriver or plies, push up on the tab of the drawer glide to release it.
  4. Take the new replacement drawer glide and insert it into the hole in the drawer. Gently push the glide into position until it clicks into place.
  5. Replace the drawer into the oven cabinet.

Washer Has No Hot Water

Washer Has No Hot WaterIf the washing machine is not producing any hot water, but the cold water is coming into and filling the washer, then you may have a faulty water inlet valve.

WARNING! Before attempting to work on any appliance, make sure that all power (electricity) and utilities (water and gas) have been turned off and/or disconnected on the appliance. Read this before you start any repair.

The water inlet valve opens and closes, allowing hot or cold water into the washer. Since there are two solenoids, one for hot and one for cold, one of the solenoids can fail, while the other can continue working.

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How to Dry Wet Sneakers in a Dryer without the Noise

Samsung Gray plastic clothes dryer Dryer Rack Part Number: DC61-02773A

Samsung Gray plastic clothes dryer Dryer Rack Part Number: DC61-02773A

If you need to quickly dry a pair of soaked shoes or sneakers, either because they are wet from puddles or running in the rain, or because they have recently been cleaned, use a dryer rack.

The clothes dryer rack accessory attaches to the clothes dryer itself and keeps items set on it stationary while warm dryer air circulates around the wet item. Using the dryer rack prevents loud banging and thumping noise from having the shoes loose inside the dryer drum and it protects the dryer from damage as well.

Holes in the rack also allow better air circulation to dry wet sneakers fast. Plus by using the dryer, you can control the heat and timer settings to make sure you dry your shoes gently.

Tips for drying shoes in the dryer:

  • Use the low, delicate or no heat clothes dryer settings
  • Tie the laces together to keep them from drooping and catching on the dryer drum

To purchase a dryer rack, use your clothes dryer’s model number to find the correct part for your dryer.

We sell dryer racks that fit most major brands including LG, Samsung, Kenmore, GE, Frigidaire, Maytag, and Whirlpool clothes dryers.

Save Time and Money with a Dryer Repair Kit

Save Time and Money with a Dryer Repair Kit

If your dryer is making noise, will not start or tumble or is not getting the laundry dry, you could replace a single part — maybe a belt or the roller wheels — only to find that it did not solve the problem. Why not replace several parts at once, saving time and money? That’s the benefit of a Dryer Repair or Dryer Maintenance Kit.

The Advantage of Using a Dryer Repair Kit

Dryer repair maintenance kits typically come with several parts that tend to wear out and need replacement at the same time like dryer belts, roller wheels, pulley wheels and arms.

The advantage of buying a kit is that all these parts for your appliance’s model are included. It saves time in terms of individually buying all these parts and often there is a cost savings involved too.

4392065-Drum-Repair-Kit

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.

4392067

Dryer maintenance/Repair Kit, part number 4392067 includes multi rib drum belt, 4 rollers, 9 tri-rings, instruction sheet and idler pulley, For 27″ wide dryers. Used on these Brands: Admiral, Amana, Caloric, Crosley, Estate, Hardwick, Jenn Air, Kenmore, Kitchen Aid, Magic Chef, Maytag, Norge, Roper, Sears, Whirlpool

The kits above may solve issues involving the dryer not tumbling, the dryer being noisy or not drying clothing.

Drum Bearing Repair Kits

The dryer bearing can be a front or rear bearing and it supports the drum as the turns. Over time and from use, the bearing can wear out and fail leading to noise.  If the part is not replaced eventually the drum will fail to turn at all.

 

Dryer Bearing Repair Kit Part Number: WE49X20697

If you have a front bearing, kit WE49X20697 comes with replacement drum glides, felt seal and belt, in addition to the bearing part. Again, the advantage of buying a kit is replacing the other parts that can also be worn, like the drum glides and felt seal, when making your bearing repair.

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