Appliances do more than just add convenience to our lives. We depend on them to keep our households running smoothly. A broken washer or dryer becomes a high priority problem the second something goes wrong. Even with proper care, the occasional need for service or repair inevitably arises. If you have a Whirlpool appliance, you may still have a warranty that will cover these services, depending on how long you’ve had your machine. Here is a short guide to important Whirlpool appliance repair facts and figures.
It is also important that you choose an authorized technician who is qualified to work on your particular machine. If the work is done rendered by someone who is not authorized to do so, it could invalidate your warranty, so make sure to ask about this. If something such as a motor needs to be changed out, the cost of the new one will be in the $125 to $200 range. A new cord is $20 or less.
Routine maintenance can sometimes be done by the owner. In other cases, it requires a qualified professional. Under all circumstances, it is important to use authorized replacement parts. Authorized kits for maintaining your appliance can be purchased from the manufacturer for less than $100 so that you can maintain your appliance and keep it running smoothly.
Whirlpool appliances that have received proper maintenance are not likely to cause you many problems. This means keeping the dryer filter free of lint, changing belts and belt rollers as needed, and scheduling service when required. Remember that it is always important that you choose a qualified person to perform any service or repair on your washer and dryer so that you can keep your machine as long as possible. If you are unsure, ask questions.