When to Repair a Microwave and When to Replace It?

Microwaves are a fickle appliance when it comes to repairing. It is not so much that microwaves are difficult to repair as issues can range from relatively simple to somewhat complex just like any other appliance. However, what makes them such a capricious target of repair is the cost. Unlike a refrigerator or an oven that can cost several hundred …

Repairing Gas Cooktop Burners That Won’t Light

If your gas cooktop has manifest one or multiple burners that simply won’t light no matter how long you try, it can be a major problem. While we all have our favorite burner to use, but there will be times when you want every burner to be in working order so you can efficiently cook those big amazing meals. However, …

How to Fix a GE Washer That Isn’t Turning On

Most individuals automatically assume they need a new washer when their current one doesn’t start, and although in certain instances this can be true, a more likely scenario is easy to fix the malfunction. Two components that when faulty lead to a non-operational GE washer model WHDVH680JMR are the user control board and the door lock. Luckily, replacing either part is …

How to Replace Your Dishwasher Pump Motor WPW10510667

During your dishwasher’s cycle, the pump motor circulates water throughout the body of the appliance. When the pump motor doesn’t work properly, either the water won’t circulate or your dishwasher could develop a leak. Replace the part yourself by following these instructions. Order replacement part #WPW10510667, and then: 1. Unplug your dishwasher and shut off the water. During this repair, …

Must-Know Info About the Whirlpool Microwave Hood Combination Recall

Like refrigerators, ovens and stoves, microwaves are a standard appliance that can be found in most kitchens around the country. While kitchens in many older homes feature stand-alone microwaves, manufacturers have found ways to help integrate this appliance into other parts of a kitchen’s design – like above the range, or combined into units with the hood or conventional oven. …

How to Replace Your Maytag Washer’s Motor Stator

When your washer’s motor isn’t working, it can be difficult to isolate the cause. Anything from a part that enables the agitation motion to the motor itself could be at fault. If your washer has a computer, it can quickly point out if the motor stator needs to be replaced. This part carries the electrical current near the motor. If …