Monthly Archives: May 2011

Replacing the water inlet valve in GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore side-by-side refrigerators

If your icemaker quit making ice or the water dispenser quit squirting out water, one cause could be a bad water inlet valve. You can test the valve coils with your ohm meter to see if one of them reads open like ahso…


If you get a very high resistance reading or what we professional appliantologists call “slap-azz open,” then you need to replace the water inlet valve. This video shows you how to do it…

And you can buy the valve ratcheer.

To learn more about your refrigerator, or to order parts, click here.

Step-by-step instructions on replacing the door boot seal on Frigidaire, Electrolux, Crosley and Kenmore front-load washers

Easy as 1, 2, 3…

First, buy the door boot seal here.

Next, get some basic hand tools together. You’ll need a screwdriver set and a sturdy pair of needle nose pliers.

Finally, watch this video:

Ees seemple, da?

To learn more about your washing machine, or to order parts, click here.