The thermal fuse in your dryer is a safety device designed to prevent the dryer from overheating. The fuse is heat sensitive and when the dryer becomes too hot it will blow. If the fuse has blown then the dryer will either stop working or there will be no heat when the drum is turning. A blown thermal fuse is simple to replace. With a few tools, a do it yourself warrior can save valuable money from being wasted on a service call. Here is a detailed set of instructions on how to replace a ther...
If you're having a hard time using any of the ranges or the oven on your stove, it may be because of the pilot light. This is an important part of the appliance that allows it to work correctly. No pilot light, then you'll have a hard time cooking anything.
When cleaning your oven, you'll want to take your oven door off its hinges first to give you more room to maneuver. Plus, take the door off makes it easier to clean the door itself, especially the glass areas. The following video from Nathan Cox talks about how easy it is to remove an oven door off, and it's very similar from brand to brand.
As the efficiency and capacitance of a capacitor can decrease over time, it's important to check them from time to time. Make sure your air-conditioner is running optimally, and prevent larger malfunctions or repairs. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to bench check a single capacitor and a dual capacitor.
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fix and diagnose your appliance. These videos are for information purposes only. A qualified and proficient engineer should be employed to replace any faulty parts on your domestic appliance.
Opening and closing an oven door is quite possibly, one of the most important aspects to an oven. If you aren't able to do that, then it becomes useless. One of the main reasons for it being useless is that fact that it might need some new hinges. These can easily be replaced and save you quite a bit of money.
Over time, the lids to a washing machine can become damaged and almost hard to use. This can be a problem especially when most lids are needed to start and stop the machine. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to replace the lid to a washing machine. It's pretty easy to do, will only take you a good hour to complete, and will result in a better looking and working machine. Enjoy!
Watch to learn how to replace the HEPA filter on a Dyson DC07 vacuum. This Dyson spare parts video we show how to remove and replace the Dyson DC07 Pre Motor Filter and Dyson DC07 HEPA Post Motor Filter. This vacuum maintenance video also outlines the Dyson airflow path as well as removal and replacement of the Pre Filter Housing, Post Filter Lid and Filter Seals. Prevent loss of suction and motor cut out by changing the filters on your Dyson.
The high limit thermostat can be found in gas and electric dryers and serves as a safety feature that helps to prevent the dryer from becoming too hot when it’s running. The thermostat is designed to shut off power to the dryer’s heater when the dryer vent is blocked or clogged. The high limit thermostat on your dryer is something that does need to be replaced from time to time. Fortunately, it is a job that you can do on your own with basic tools.
If you're finding soggy detergent in your dishwasher after it's done with its cycle, it may not be the machine. In fact, it's probably your fault. It's important to know how to correctly load a machine otherwise things like this might happen.
If your dryer door will not stay closed, you will probably have to replace the dryer door latch. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
Have you ever tried cooking a meal and came across a recipe that asked to broil something and had no idea what it was? Well then, this video should make things clearer.
In this video you are shown how to fix garbage disposal jams. Jams or electrical surges in your garbage disposal may make it appear that it is no longer working which is in fact not the case. Many people buy whole new units when that is unnecessary. If your garbage disposal jams, you can take a jam buster, which is basically an Allen wrench, and insert it into the small hole in the center of the bottom of your disposal. Twist until the jam, or whatever is obstructing your disposal, is broken....
Patty Moreno shows us how to test your pond's PH, and see if the conditions are right for fish. • First get a freshwater PH test kit.
If clothes have brown marks on them or heat escaping from rear of dryer drum, you will probably have to replace the rear dryer drum felt seal. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
If your oven light will not come on, you will probably have to replace the oven light socket. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
If your dishwasher has built up lime and rust deposits, you can easily clean everything with just a few tablespoons of lemonade mix. Just load the mix into the solid soap dispenser and run an empty dishwasher on normal. Not only is it all clean, it smells great!
If you're having a problem with your vacuum cleaner's motor, don't bother taking it to a repairman. This can be a very costly repair and can take some time to repair.
Is your AEG oven on the blink? Never fear: In this video, you'll learn how to replace a fan oven element in a typical AEG cooker. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions on the fan oven element replacement process, watch this home DIY tutorial.
Watch to learn how to remove and repair a Neff oven door. You'll remove and replace parts on an oven door, as well as how to remove the oven door. This oven maintenance video demonstrates removal and replacement of the oven door outer glass, oven door inner glass, door hinges and door handle. Use a professional oven cleaner and ceramic scraper to remove burnt on stains from the oven inner door glass.
If your oven will not heat, you will probably have to replace your oven thermal fuse. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
A leaky washing machine is a problem that should be addressed quickly. Any access water leaking out of your machine can cause your floor to be slick and possibly create a mess, especially if you have carpet.
If the upper half of the agitator is not working, maybe it is loose and wobbles around, you may need to install this kit. This kit contains the agitator dogs and everything that you should need to rebuild the upper agitator. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do the repair.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to reset a garbage disposal. Begin by making sure that the garbage disposal is turned off. Then look for a red button underneath the garbage disposal. This red button is the reset button. If the button is pushed out, push it back in to reset the unit. If it still will not start, look down the sink hole for any obvious obstructions. Another solution is to insert the included wrench into the center of the unit. Then turn it 1/4 - 1/2 turn. This video wi...
If you are finding white or colored marks on your clothes, it's more than likely going to be detergent residue. These unsightly stains can ruin your clothes and be a sign that something is wrong with your washer or with what you are using.
Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates easy ways to level a yard or dig a hole with a rototiller. Watch this video to learn how to do it too.
If the existing filter no longer works and/or it’s past the month marked to change the filter on the sticker inside the refrigerator; Refrigerator “change filter” indicator light is on., you will probably have to replace Water Filter. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
If you're experiencing some problems with your GE oven, don't call a service person just yet. Sometimes the fix is so simple that when the homeowners realize it, it may already be too late and they'll need to fork over a ton of money.
If you've recently purchased a new fridge and have hooked up the line for the water dispenser, you need to get rid of any air before trying to drink water. Having excess air in the line can result in you getting more water than you may have wanted. It's easy to do and will make things easier when trying to get water. So good luck and enjoy!
If you're having a problem with the agitator on your washing machine, this video should be able to help. Many people may not realize it, but the agitator on a washing machine, is supposed to go back and forth and not just one way. This can easily be fixed by removing the agitator and replacing a couple of pieces. Check out the tutorial above to see what you need to do in order to repair the agitator on a washing machine. Enjoy!
Watch to learn how to replace the fan oven element in a Neff oven. You'll remove and replace the fan oven element in a Neff oven. Oven fan working but no heat? You could have a faulty fan oven element. This straightforward oven repair video also shows how to remove the oven door.
If you get no power or intermittent power to your oven element, you will probably have to replace the oven block wiring harness. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
Just like windows and doors, using the proper insulation or seals can help prevent valuable cold or warm air from leaving your home. The same holds true for oven doors. If you have a worn or broken seal, your oven may not warm up like it should and you can be wasting energy.
If you're having trouble with the door lock of your Hotpoint dishwasher, then you got a problem. Although it may not be as serious, it's something that should be solved soon, especially if you have dishes piling up on your countertop.
If your brushroll isn't picking up any kind of big debris on the ground, you might have a problem with your vacuum cleaner's belt.
In this clip, learn how to remove a radiator in your home. If you have a broken or faulty radiator that needs to be replaced or are getting rid of the thing altogether, check out this clip from the Ultimate Handyman. In this clip you will learn the essential steps you need to take to remove a radiator from a central heating system and cap off the thermostatic valve, this is important as it is often missed by some people.
Have an old fridge (or, like the creator of this video, easy access to a scrap metal yard)? Convert it into a meat smoker! This DIY guide will teach you how to repurpose a disused refrigerator for smoking meat. For complete, step-by-step instructions on how to make your own cooker from an old metal-body fridge or freezer, watch this free video tutorial.
Watch to learn how to replace the hose on a Dyson DC07 vacuum cleaner. This Dyson spare parts video we show how to remove and replace the Dyson DC07 Hose Assembly. A broken vacuum hose will cause poor suction.
Watch to learn how to replace the HEPA filter on a Dyson DC04 upright cleaner. You'll remove and replace the Pre Motor Filter and the Post Motor HEPA Filter on a Dyson DC04 vacuum cleaner. It is important to change the filter regularly as part of regular vacuum maintenance and to prevent loss of suction.
Watch to learn how to change an AEG Electrolux fridge freezer lightbulb and how to fit a replacement door bottle shelf. Changing a blown fridge light bulb is a simple fridge repair. This fridge maintenance video explains the process.