How to Replace Your Dryer’s Steam Nozzle

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Many dryers are now coming equipped with a steam function that helps keep loads wrinkle free and reduces the energy cost of the de-wrinkling cycle. But if you notice that your steam function doesn’t work or your dryer has an error message regarding the steam cycle, there are two main culprits. One might be the water inlet system: either the valve is broken, or there are bends … Read More

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Dryer’s Water Inlet Valve

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Whirlpool Alpha electric dryers come with a steam function for better drying, but if you notice that the steam function suddenly isn’t working, the water inlet valve may be the cause. Order the replacement part #W10815373 and follow these steps to access and replace the part with just a few hand tools and half an hour’s time. Unplug the dryer and turn off the cold water supply. You should always … Read More

How to Safely Remove the Dryer Drum When Making Repairs

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Dryers are compact machines with most of the parts organized along the bottom of the machine. While the lower access panel(if it has one) lets you reach most of the pieces, visibility can be a little tricky. The easiest way to get full access to the machinery in your common Maytag dryer to is to remove the upper front panel … Read More