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I second what the 1st comment said. You should contact the manufacturer to see what lubricants would be safe for your equipment. You might have plastic parts in the cylinder that require you to use silicone, but to be sure, go to the manufacturer website, or consult your manual. About one side getting relaxed, you might have a leak somewhere, you might want ...


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Had the same problem in my 1998 Whirlpool. It was a broken plastic spin switch. A new one costs $50, I was told. It sits below the hole in the lower right corner of the top of the washer. That plastic finger in the lid fits in the hole and turns on the switch when lid is down. Repairer offered to wire around the switch. Now lifting the hood, won't stop ...


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As mentioned by @Steven. You'll want to get yourself an ammeter, and figure out how much current the appliance is drawing. While shopping for the meter, you'll want to look for a "Peak Hold" feature (though it might go by other names depending on the manufacturer). This feature will allow the meter to retain the highest measured value. That way you don't ...


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Ok, with the pictures its a little clearer. I would replace that part. There are plenty of appliance repair stores online with model lookups and diagrams to help you find the right one. That twist tie is going to melt, eventually. At least the plastic coating on it. At best, it will smell terrible. At worst it could start a small fire. The more ...


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bcworkzs answer provides the correct solution, the cover isn't opening, and goes on to explain why that might be: The reason the cover does not open usually is the solenoid fails and needs replacement, though it's possible something else is at fault. Faulty wiring, faulty relay or triac on the control board, some sort of timer issue, etc. Just in ...


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It's called an insulation blanket and its main purpose is to muffle the noise made during operation. Since it's usually made of fiberglass, it provides some heat insulation too. You don't need it, but you'll probably find the extra noise to be annoying. Try the dishwasher without it, and if you can't live with the noise, replace it.



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