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Member Since 01 Apr 2009
Offline Last Active Oct 20 2014 03:58 PM

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Whirlpool DU7600XS-0 Door opens too much!

18 October 2014 - 03:57 PM

Hi All! Amyjean here, looking to help out a friend who's dishwasher door, when opened...opens too wide! the silverware tray that rests in the door goes almost upside down, and to close the door- takes my big ol' hips to push closed. so the door is not aligned up properly to the tub, and the thinger that stops the door from gaping open- no workee either.

I am looking at the schematics of the door itself through whirlpool parts store, not sure if I need the manual...can't find it and looked per your excellent instructions!

any recommendations on how I can tackle this and fix it for my friend?


thanks a million!



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Honeywell temp thinger on wall

15 January 2014 - 05:10 PM

Do these things fail ever? I ask because today, the bedrooms on our top floor are super warm. The temp reads 75! No one has touched the thermostat and when I try to make the heater kick on by turning the wheel, it doesn't click. However I can hear the boiler running. Come to think of it, it might be running constantly!oh my oil!!!!! Any thoughts? Thanks for helping!!!!

Kitchenaid KUDR25SHBL0 whisperquiet plus dishwasher...issues

09 June 2013 - 10:27 AM

Hi All! neehow again with another request for guidance. My dishwasher is now making noise, like its chewing on eggshells, AND won't drain. Even when I hit cancel several times, it sounds like it is draining- but the pond of scum still sits at the bottom of the machine. No go.

So- The disposal is not new, it has been working fine- the electronics seem to be funtioning ok. I checked the FAQ's and am trying to narrow it down to the impeller or drain hose. What would both not drain and make this crunching noise?

My project for the week! Yay!


thanks for your help!


hot water heater leaking (# wx-203)

24 August 2012 - 07:25 AM

Dearest Wisest Appliance Sensei...Oh my goodness! Looks like from the papers of the install, this baby is 15 yrs old. the floor around the base is wet, and the water has leaked thru the wall/floor in the basement and into the playroom carpeting. At first sight, the top of the tank has rusty water pooling, and around the pipe inserts- where a big plastic cap and lots of insullation sit- the bolts and metal top are all rusted. Then on the side where the relief valve is- the valve itself has a patina colored corrosion, and where it attaches to the tank, is a lovely stream of rust colored streaks- from water leaking- streaming down to the floor.
I will try to upload a photo of this beast.
Is this a plumber fix, or can my Super Awesome funtime Husbandtaduh fix it?

Many thanks to all your help!


Edited to add:

this is the hot water TANK...not the heater...(uhh dingy blonde moment)

Wrong Model #- that one is the pressure water tank. sorry!

LG WM1814CW - no error message - no water and sounds like gears grinding

23 May 2012 - 02:15 PM

We have a 6 year old LG WM1814CW that today with no error message only squirts in spits of water than turns the drume a few rotations to the left and then to the right.
Added water manually through the soap dispenser since there was an attempt to start a load of whites. Hopefully I have enough water to dilute the bleach so are clothes arent wasted. changing cycles offered no help or trying just a rinse and spin cylce doen;t chang the action.

there is a noise when the drum turns gears nashing or at least noisy when i put my ear to the machine.
checked FAQ- looks to be the filter thingies. will try that.

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