Remove Shipping Bolts from Front Load Washer

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Hi, my name is Renae, and I’m an appliance repair tech. If you have a brand new front load washing machine that’s shaking all over the place no matter how you load it, you need to watch the rest of this video. Front load washing machines have shocks just like your car. They help absorb all of the shimmy and … Read More

Detergent vs Soap

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Renae: Hi, my name is Renae and I’m an appliance repair tech. If you’ve ever seen any of my videos before, you probably already know that if you have a high-efficiency washing machine, you only need to use two tablespoons of high-efficiency detergent with it. And whenever I post a video about that, I get a lot of comments from … Read More

What’s causing my dryer to squeak?

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This is a PSA to anyone who has a squeaking dryer. If your dryer is squeaking, get it serviced. I know a lot of us have seen the squeaky dryer trope in movies and on TV, but it’s not normal for your dryer to be squeaking. The part that I’ve seen cause squeaking most often is called the idler pulley, … Read More

Are my Refrigerator Noises Normal?

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Hi, my name is Renae, and I’m an appliance repair tech. Today, I’m going to tell you which fridge noises are normal. If you already know the basics of how a refrigerator works, feel free to keep watching. If you don’t or if you’re not sure, go watch the video where I explain how fridges work before you watch this. … Read More

Clean Drain Pump on Front Load Washer

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Hi, my name is Renae. I’m an appliance repair tech. And if you have a Maytag or Whirlpool front-load washing machine that does not have access to the drain pump filter in the front, I’m going to show you where you can probably find it. The first thing you need to do is take the back cover off. It’s just … Read More

LG Washing Machine Error Code OE

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If your LG washing machine is displaying the OE error code, you’re in the right place. We will discuss the main reasons why this happens and then tell you how you can fix them. But let’s start by briefly explaining what the OE code means. When you see the OE code on your LG washing machine, it means that your … Read More

How to Replace an Oven Element

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If you need to replace your oven’s element, you’re in the right place. Most oven heating elements last quite a few years, but just like any other appliance part, eventually they wear out or can break if something falls onto them. No need to panic. Thankfully, replacing your oven’s element is a simple repair to make, as you only need … Read More

Clean the Lint Filter on your Dryer!

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Hi, my name is Renae, and I’m an appliance repair tech. If you’re seeing this video, this is your sign to make sure that you empty your dryer lint trap between every single cycle. Every single cycle. Not every other cycle, not every five cycles, you need to be emptying your lint filter in between every load of laundry that … Read More

How Refrigerators Work

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Hi, my name is Renae. I’m an appliance repair tech, and today we’re going to talk about how fridges work. So as most of you are probably aware, refrigerators have something called refrigerant, sometimes referred to as Freon, that flows through your fridge and helps keep things cool. The part that makes the refrigerant flow-through is called your compressor. Most … Read More