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Washing machines and dryers are used to first wash and then dry clothing, towels, sheets and other fabric household items. Questions about washing machines and dryers can be directed here.
Compare the weights of the old and the new dryers. The new one probably is much lighter. That means you need to install the new one, because the old one is loaded with crud and moisture.   most manuals recommend that you replace the accumulator whenever you replace the compressor.
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Hire an electrician to install for you a 240 line.   I agree with Tim. You need a dedicated circuit for a dryer. The wiring is larger and you cannot use the 12/2 wiring that is already there. You need a home run from the dryer to the electricl panel. You need an electrican.
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The easiest way to do this, is to tie into the drain below the lavatory piping as it connects to the vertical pipes in the wall.Cut in the tee for the washer below the tee for the lavatory.Run the 1 1/2" or 2" pipe horisontaly to the washer location,and add a p-trap of the same size.If the p-trap is…
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You can either flip it upside down or take the back off, depending on the model. OR Unplug the machine (preferably after you drain it) On most 80's - 00's washing machines there are two clips under the control panel. You need to take off the end caps of the control panel (top of the machine where …
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Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service. The washing machine outlet should be ground fault protected on 12-2 wire. The 30 amp dryer circuit should be on 10-3 wire with a ground. <><><> Laundry receptacle outlet for washer, 12/2 with ground…
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Up grading your incoming electrical service did not solve the problem most likely because of the strong possibility the washing machine and light share the same circuit. If this is the case you must run a separate circuit for the washer. If this is not the case then you probably have a lose neutral …
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The first washing machine was designed by H. Sidgier of Great Britain in 1782. The first patented washer in the United States was by Nathaniel C Briggs in 1797. It was a manual device. (The US Patent Office was destroyed by fire in 1836, so there are no details or drawings.) The first electric was…
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You DON'T! The washer needs to be on a separate dedicated circuit; 120v, 20 amps. The dryer needs to be on a 240 V, 30 amp dedicated circuit. Trying to do otherwise is unsafe.
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Get a new blower wheel and replace it. No sense spinning your wheels trying to fix it, simply replace it. A wheel should cost no more than 65.00 and it is a very simple change out.
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Answer There are a few possible reasons this would occur: - The lid switch is not working properly. - A faulty solenoid relay is not shifting the transmission into the spin cycle. - The timer which controls the solenoid relay is faulty. - The transmission itself is faulty. In rare instances …
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There's probably a model number or serial number on the back of the washer and dryer. Jot it down and call the manufacturer for the information. Many department stores like Sears can probably also help.
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silicone caulkI fixed mine with some silicone caulk like you would use for bathroom repairs- worked fine after thatANS 2 -Depends where the leak is ! -You don't say. If the leak is from the door as many are, then you need a new door seal. -If from somewhere underneath, you need to pinpoint it and re…
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Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service. Assuming you want to plug in say a 120V washer next to the 240V dryer, you would need to install a separate 120V 20A circuit. This is not a simple task and can kill you in several ways if you get it wrong. Please have …
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Answer I've done this but you must have a resource to parts appropriate for your machine, along with diagrams. There is no way to respond with exact instructions for you in this forum but this task can be accomplished with simple household tools. The best advice is to disassemble the com…
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I fix stackables! Does the washer not work at all, or does it just not work when it's trying to rinse? It may be a lid switch. If the washer does not work at all, it may be the timer. Pull the timer from the unit and check to see if any of the "fingers" are stuck, sticking, or burnt. If so, chan…
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You will have to shop around but one that covers home appliances also and check their repair verses replacement clause
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ya mum
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None. Porcelain is a enamel baked onto to a steel drum. It is hard, durable and easy to clean but can be chipped exposing the steel of the drum which if left unnoticed will rust and may leave difficult to remove spots on clothing. Touch up enamel is available but prep and application instructions mu…
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Enougj to usually clean what is washing, if u use detergent
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A majority of all Whirlpool laundry products are made in North America. Only a small percentage come from a Whirlpool facility in Germany. The bulk of them are manufactured in Clyde & Marion, OH. Can't speak for G.E. laundry products. Also, after making Whirlpool refrigerators in Evansville, In…
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The windshield washer reservoir in a Nissan 300zx is located behind the rear left trunk panel inside the trunk. This is where it is located in my twin turbo anyways.
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There is usually some space around the drain hose where it goes into the drain. This usually allows enough air to get in that it is not a problem. If the washer hose is connected to the drain tight, then yes, there needs to be a vent above that connection. There may already be one above the drain if…
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The first washing machine was designed by H. Sidgier of Great Britain in 1782. The first patented washer in the United States was by Nathaniel C Briggs in 1797. It was a manual device. (The US Patent Office was destroyed by fire in 1836, so there are no details or drawings.) The first electric was…
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The first washing machine was designed by H. Sidgier of Great Britain in 1782. The first patented washer in the United States was by Nathaniel C Briggs in 1797. It was a manual device. (The US Patent Office was destroyed by fire in 1836, so there are no details or drawings.) The first electric was…
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Louis Roeidr
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I wonder if there really is some person, somewhere in the world, who does know what a computer is, and is able to compose a question on a computer for this site, but who does not know what a washing machine is. I suppose it is possible. A washing machine is essentially a container into which we can …
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laundry before washing machines By hand with a washboard & washtub. Washing requires agitation and something to help break down water's surface tension, usually soap.  <br><br>Many cultures continue to do laundry by beating the clothing on rocks along the river.  Placi…
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Now not everyone know's who but I'm not quite sure either well u could look things up on ask.com or this website but it wont tell u i go to Google it takes mi to this website when i ask certain questions im not sure why?But im PRETTY sure u will figugre this answer out well if you don't i hope u wil…
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Alva J.Fisher invented the electric washing machine
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This seems to be a major problem with the Duet front loading washer. It looks like a design flaw in the pump that doesn't empty properly. There are some useful tips from contributors on how to solve the problem. Order> AP4320043 (TJ120) Affresh washer cleaner for front load 1 @ $6.49 This cont…
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Answer I know the microwave has one and depending on the age of the dryer it probably does to. They have a fuse in them that may have blown. Probably a glass one like older cars have. Half as big around as a pencil and 3/4 inch long. They may be hosed If your neutral came open you…
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http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/6396/KENMORE-ELITE-Residential-Dryer-L0801316?brand_name_search=6808 Can find it through the Kenmore web site. enjoy.
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For an obvious reason, to wash clothes more easily. Answer People neede a way to wash there clothes without hours of back breaking labor.
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The Inuit built the very first Inukshuk which symbolized that someone has already been there. Inukshuks were also used as a sign of direction.
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the first washing machine was invented in 1845
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Felt made of acrylic fibers WILL fall apart when washed by machine. Felt made of wool is actually CREATED by machine washing and drying woven wool fabric. I haven't any experience washing felt made of polyester. Why don't your throw a small piece in with a load of like-colored laundry and test it …
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In America, in 1851, James King designed the first modern style washing machine. I don't know if America is a narrow enough category, but it's not that broad
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The earliest Washing machine "the Scrub board" was invented in 1797 and the American James King patented the first washing machine to use a drum in 1851. In 1858 Hamilton Smith patented the first rotary washing machine and on the 9th August 1910 Alva Fisher patented the first electric washing machin…
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The value of the washer and dryer will be close to $500 for the set. The exact amount may vary depending upon the exact model and their condition.
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Operating a washing machine is pretty simple: There are a few things to decide before you start your load of clothes, such as how big the load is (small, medium, large, extra large), what temperature the water will be for the wash and rinse cycles (cold/cold, warm/cold, warm/warm, hot/cold), how the…
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It could be a bad contact switch on the (mechanical) timer/switch.ANS 2 - In most washing machines there is a dual switch called the 'wig-wag' this is a frame with 2 solenoids on it that move the transmission from rinse to spin. "wig wags' can fail and are the most common cause of not going into 'sp…
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The Dish Washer uses 40 litres of water per load a day!!!
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Hit it a few times.
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A computer within a washing machine controls many aspects: The user interface, that is, buttons, LEDs, display, buzzer, are all driven and managed by a computer. The washing program is controlled by a computer: when to heat the water and how much, when and how to spin, etc. Modern washing machines m…
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None, the oldest appliance parts company I know of is AP Wagner.Actually, AP Wagner wasn't formed until 1995.The oldest appliance parts distributor in the United States is C.E. Sundberg company based in Chicago, IL. It was founded in 1912 and is still operating today.
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It is safe to machine wash a vinyl tablecloth, just make sure you follow the instructions on the tag. Do not wash with any other item and choose the gentle cycle. Usually a small amount of soap and cool water will do the trick. I use this method for vinyl shower curtains as well.
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The earliest washing 'machine' was the scrub board invented in 1797. American James King patented the 1st washing machine to use a drum in 1851: the drum made King's machine resemble a modern machine, however it was still hand powered.
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The washing machine leaks as soon as it is turned on is probably due to an obstructed flow. Check the drainage hose, and make necessary adjustments.
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Frequently the stiffness of a washcloth is due to the accumulation of soap residue. Soaking in vinegar will remove the built up residue and a follow-up cycle in the washer will restore the softness.
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As they are all different, why not just go to a shop which specialises in selling dryers and read the rating plates on the backs of the dryers? Or ask the shop staff for details?
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28 inch wide, 25 back to front. Height varies 33-36.
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by his own hands
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A traditional hair dryer evaporates water from your hair using a stream of heated air blown into the hair. The temperature and time of drying must be carefully controlled to avoid damaging the hair shafts. Newer hair dryer technology uses electrical charges (ions) to strip water molecules from your…
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washing machines eat all socks otherwise they break down. Do not forget to feed your washing machines. I loose at least one pair (not matching of course) every time I wash my clothes. supplement. do not forget that this machine also needs some grit in the form of shirt buttons to maintain its good h…
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Alva Fisher invented the first electrical washing machine. Alva invented the washing machine because he saw how hard his wife worked to clean the clothes and wanted to make it easier for her.
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A regular clothes dryer is meant to be used the right side up. If you turn it upside down it is likely to malfunction.
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fan ANS2: It depends on your frame of reference. In most frames of reference you would say the motor moves the fan because you imagine the device to be stationary. From the fan's frame of reference, the motor turns all of the rest of the parts of the hair dryer and the rest of the universe, as wel…
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Sears Kenmore
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Ancient peoples cleaned their clothes by pounding them on rocks or rubbing them with abrasive sands; and washing the dirt away in local streams. Evidence of ancient washing soap was found at Sapo Hill in Rome, where the ashes containing the fat of sacrificial animals was used as a soap.
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It is possible to have a lemon law of sorts for major appliances. If it can be proven that some sort of a warranty or promise of good working condition was made, it would be possible to file a small claims case to get a refund of the purchase price.
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well, a hair dryer has many different aspects such as it can dry your hair fast. it can be dangerous to have it too hot, though. you usually want it to be on warm because cool isn't very good for your hair either. to prevent dryness or frailness of your hair, put on heat protector. that should do it…
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http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_advantages_and_disadvantages_of_machine_ussage"Disadvantages of owning a washing machine are electricity consumption, detergent powder, water usage. The advantages of owning a washing machine are: time is saved from having to travel and watch wash-load in a public …
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I can offer some advice on this as i have done it, and it has been largely successful. i live in the UK, so you can get an idea of the climate. I installed copper plumbing into my workshop to install the washing machine in there. it has a corrugated plastic roof - no insulation so gets very cold. …
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problem can be the speed of washing machine you could check it with an app https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFl9HOf2nwQ https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/washspeed/id588527777?l=it&ls=1&mt=8
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There is no one absolute "best front load washer". The answer to this depends on your needs, budget, and space. I recommend checking out washers reviews sites, such as this one: http://www.washerlist.com/best-front-load-washers/
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Lg Washers and dryers are made in South Korea
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Check the nameplate rating on the door or door frame of your washer, it should tell you the amp rating or the kw rating of the machine. If it only has the KW rating of the machine, simply divide the KW rating by the voltage of the receptacle and it'll give you the current (ampere) rating. Typically,…
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Roper washers are direct drive models that use a coupler between the transmission and motor. See Sources and Related Links, further down this page, to view a home movie that shows you how to do it.
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Amana products are made by Whirlpool.Amana was sold to Whirlpool in 2002.
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i wold think LG lifes good becuz theres some washers that are dryers washers
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I can think of about a hundred different 'fixes' on dryers. -If you want to be more specific, please tell us make, model and year and what it will not do.
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It depends where you live and what the market for scrap metal is like there. If you ask a scrap metal merchant to come and fetch it you may get nothing in cash but you would save yourself the time and the cost of taking it to a scrap yard, or paying someone else to take it for you. Don't forget th…
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Maytag used to make them. If you call Lehman's service department, they'll find and recondition one for you. They also sell brand-new wringer washers...those you convert to gasoline operation by plugging them into the generator they conveniently sell on the same page.
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At your local appliance parts store, or online.
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YOUR GAYYY im the coolest  im the coolestgo to the site compareindia.comthe best site to compare different items with different brands
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A washing machine is made from a variety of materials. These include Cast aluminum, enamel iron, plastic, stainless steel and zinc coated sheet steel.
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Looking at the blogs, it sounds like Kenmore/Whirlpool top loading machines made before 2010 are a good buy. The best purchase may be from someone who ended up with two washers when they moved. Used washers can have something wrong with them, but if you pay $50 or less, the machine may be good for a…
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You haven't said what machine - so that makes it impossible to give an exact answer. Some have a cap on top with a large nut underneath. Undo the nut. Some will simply twist off, others can be unclipped from the bottom. Please give complete info when you need a technical answer.
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A gas hookup will have fittings for a gas line, they should be clearly visible. In an electric hookup there will be an electrical plug, but no gas lines showing.
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Plagued with faults. In the way of washers: In the early fisher and paykel machines, the main control board was water cooled, and often had an issue of the watercooled heatsink corroding through, and spilling water onto the pcb, blowing up the machine. The phase after that, they had a horrible is…
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The belt or transmission is likely the problem. Could also be the pump belt if it's one that has a belt, or even debris in the pump intake. - Call an appliance tech, it's an easy fix UNLESS it's the transmission.
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There's not really a secret to that, you can just basically soap it up and then turn the gun towards the machine and wash it, now if you want to use some chemicals for a better result, you can go to www.roncoshop.com where they have all you need to maintain your machine.
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The standard north American washing machine is 25 inch deep , 27-28 wide and 36 high.
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washer drains lent filled water comes up into tub
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your washing machine makes noises because all the clothes and other materials are not balanced evenly--one side is heavier than the other--causing the drum to hit the sides of the washer wall.
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invented by Louis C Rodier March 3, 1857 patent, Proof http://www.google.com/patents?id=kIJVAAAAEBAJ&dq=louis+rodier&jtp=1#PPP1,M1
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hold end of cycle button for 3 secs.
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The different kinds of washing machines according to the functionalities are as follows: By Loading: Front Loading Top loading By Function: Semi Automatic Fully Automatic
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You would begin with a well-spun load of clothes taken out of the washing machine. When it is a sunny day!!!! A cloudy day with low humidity, no rain, and a soft gentle breeze.
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Accidently threw several paint thinner rags into the washing machine with a full load of clothing. I can only tell you what does not work.... 1) Wash the load 5 times. Smell does not disapate at all. Eyes watering if the door to the washing machine is open. 2) 2 gallons of vinegar over 2 loads. E…
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A drain plug washer is not necessary unless you have oil leaking from the drain plug.
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Most likely cause is the incoming filter screens. Where your two hoses fit on the machine the inlets on the washer have small fine stainless steel filters. You can pull these out with fine tweezers or thin pointed knife, and clean them. ( New ones are cheap if you crunch them) I clean them with an o…
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