Has your Duet Washer gasket torn or ripped? If so, the following are the steps needed to replace the Whirlpool Duet gasket…
You must first remove the washer front panel. In order to do this the door switch needs to be removed and the gasket (bellow) needs to be completely separated from the front panel opening.
Next step is to remove the console.
Once the console is removed, remove Read more
If you are having problems with your washing machine draining, there are a few things that it could be…
First issue may be the power. Check to make sure you have power to the washing machine by plugging something else in the socket.
Second issue may be the lid switch. Lid switches are there for safety. If the lid is open the washer will not enter the spin/drain cycle…this prevents people from being able to stick their hand down into the washer and hurt themselves. So if the lid switch is bad, the washer will think the lid is open.
Third issue could be the Read more
There are a couple of issues that go on with many of the Whirlpool brand direct drive models, which include KitchenAid, Kenmore, and Inglis. These issues include a clicking noise coming from the agitator and the agitator not having full movement during the wash cycle.
There are cogs called “dogs” and a cam between the two halves of the agitator which can wear leading to the issues described above. Once this happens, your washer will not clean as well as it is supposed to. In most cases these worn parts can be replaced without much cost Read more
If you have an unpleasant smell coming from your front load washer, don’t fear, Affresh is near.
The big draw for consumers to use front load washers is they are “eco-friendly”. Front load washers use much less water than the top load washers; the problem with this is that the front loaders begin to accumulate dirt and detergent residue.
There are a few problems that the residue causes: Read more
There is a design on some Whirlpool/Kitchen-Aid/Kenmore washing machines called Direct Drive. This machine is a forward/reversing style of washer. The motor drives one direction to wash, stops, reverses and goes the other direction to spin and pump. The timer is responsible for cycling the motor back and forth.
As the “direct drive” name indicates, there is no belt on this machine. It has a coupler between the motor and the gear box. Most direct drive washers are a neutral drain washer, which means the timer allows the washer to pump out the water and then the timer pauses the washer so the neutral drive in the transmission can reset for spinning, and when the timer allows the washer to start back up again, the pumping will continue and spinning will occur.
The key to know when the coupler may be broken is Read more