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Old 09-11-2009, 08:16 PM   #1
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I am!
I finally got over being intimidated and attacked the washer.
I was able to diagnose (by dragging it to the back door and letting it drain by gravity) that it wasn't a clog.
Also, proved that it was the water that was preventing it from spinning (cause it did once it was drained) and then knew for sure the problem was the pump itself.
So, I took the washer apart (way more than it turns out I actually had to...but at least I had plenty of light, .) removed the pump and took it apart.
A hair clip had gotten jammed in there and sheared off one of the blades on the propeller thing that pumps the water out.
I ordered the new part and saved myself at least $120.00 (for the housecall), plus whatever labor a repairman would have charged to fix it.
Yayyyy!!!
I just put the thing back together and it is working better than it has in years. The whole thing...not counting waiting for the part...took less than an hour.
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Old 09-11-2009, 08:33 PM   #2
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WooHoo, I'm proud of you!!!
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Way to GO! You just got paid 120 plus, 4 an hours work. woot!
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Old 09-11-2009, 08:35 PM   #4
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Cool! I have a kettle in the kitchen that won't boil when I watch it....can you fix that?
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Old 09-11-2009, 08:41 PM   #5
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YEA!!!! Blue, you are my hero! I think it's so cool when people can figure stuff out like that.
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Old 09-11-2009, 09:50 PM   #6
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Well, I know where to go now when I need advice on household maintenance!
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Old 09-11-2009, 09:57 PM   #7
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Awww thanks guys. For my next trick I'm gonna put new rear brakes on my car.
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YAY!!!! So proud! Wnat to come fix my riding mower?
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