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A Whirlpool top load washer is a type of washing machine for clothes. The name comes from the location of the door, which opens vertically from the top of the machine rather than horizontally from the front.


Whirlpool washer repair manuals are available for download from ApplianceAssistant.com, an appliance repair repository site. The service manuals are in PDF format. Aside from the downloadable manuals, the site also offers an online repair guide, where users can check, diagnose and troubleshoot commo


The specific parts necessary to repair a Whirlpool washer depend on the problem that needs to be fixed. Whirlpool divides washer parts into 20 categories on its website.


As of 2015, Whirlpool washers range in price from $400 to over $1,000, depending on the model the consumer chooses. Top-loading machines with agitators are less expensive while high-efficiency machines cost more. HE washing machines area available in both top-loading and front-loading models.


Bypassing a lid switch on a front loader involves a few steps, and safety precautions must be made beforehand, according to Part Select. The door switch on a front loading washing machine must be engaged for the washer to start, and the locking mechanism must be activated.


Typical causes of a Whirlpool washer not spinning include clothing caught between the tub and liner, a bad drive belt or electrical problems. If the machine does not spin, it does not wring the water from the wash or rinse cycles.


If a Whirlpool Duet washing machine doesn't power up, test the line voltage and for blown fuses. A person should unplug the unit, and then listen to the central control unit for a click when the appliance is plugged back in. If there is a click, it's fine.


To clean a front-loading Whirlpool washer, wipe down the outside, clean the door seal and detergent dispenser, empty the filter, and run the clean washer cycle using bleach. The frequency of cleaning depends on how heavily the owner uses the machine.


As of 2015, Whirlpool washers and dryers are available at Best Buy, The Home Depot and Lowe's. Each retailer sells the appliances individually, as well as in combination models.


Repairing a Whirlpool Calypso washer is dependent on the particular problem it has. Common problems that the appliance experiences include failure to power on, the cycle doesn't start, the control doesn't accept commands, the appliance doesn't shut off, it overfills, it doesn't spin or the equipment