If laundry on a drying cycle comes out of a washer dryer hot and steamy there is a problem with the condensing process. Condenser washer dryers pass the steam through a plastic chamber on the back of the outer drum. During the drying cycle a steady trickle of cold water runs into the top of... continue reading.
Appliance Repairs Category
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The Internet is crammed full of advice from experts, diy enthusiasts, and well intentioned people in forums. Millions of people try to repair their own appliances so it’s impossible to stop them. Whitegoodshelp has lots of useful advice but is very big on safety. If you must try to do diy repairs at least check... continue reading.
We are all familiar with the phrase, “I’m sorry but the guarantee has run out so there’s nothing we can do”, which is often a complete lie – at least in many cases. If the manufacturer’s engineer says it then technically it is true because they have no obligation under the sale of goods act... continue reading.
These 3 appliance repair related tips might come in useful one day Here’s a tip that might not be so obvious to a lot of people. I often get people asking me for wiring diagrams or wiring information after they’ve taken a part off an appliance, or pulled off some wires to replace a part,... continue reading.
In my experience as an engineer working on washing machines under a manufacturer’s guarantee, a substantial percentage of calls may be to faults not covered by the guarantee. The most common by far is obstructions from items (usually coins) left in pockets blocking the pump. Under these circumstances, an engineer is entitled to or even... continue reading.
Repairs are covered under the supply of services section of the sale of goods act and have to be carried out within a “reasonable time”. When free to choose our own repairer we don’t have to wait that long, we’d just go to someone else so it isn’t an issue. But with appliances under guarantee,... continue reading.