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Electrical Wire Color Codes – Wiring Colors Chart

Understand electrical wire color codes when wiring a switch or outlet. The USA follows a standard home electrical wiring color code that identifies every wire in an electrical circuit. If you need to understand what the wire colors are for electrical wiring, what color the live or hot wire is, or what color is the …

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Whirlpool Dryer Turns On But Will Not Heat Up – Dryer Not Heating

My electric Whirlpool dryer stopped heating. I took the dryer apart and found the heating element to be the problem. I ordered the OEM heating element and replaced it myself. You will need to test other components in the dryer to be sure the element is the issue. We will show you how to remove …

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How To Fix A Washing Machine That Doesn’t Fill With Water All The Way

My washing machine only fills partially with water. The washer is an older top loading model. The last wash load I did the water filled with water about halfway. The washer filled all the way up the previous time I washed clothes. What type of issue can cause my washer to all of a sudden …

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Dryer Will Not Heat Up – Dryer Repair Help

My dryer will not heat up. Everything else works but it will not heat and dry my clothes. My dryer is an older model and has been working fine for years. What are the most obvious parts or components that can fail and cause this heating issue? Dryer will not heat up – How to …

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Electric Garage Door Opener Stopped Working – No Power – Green Light Not Lit

QUESTION: My garage door opener will not work. It will not open the garage door because the unit is not turning on. The unit is over 2 years old. It is plugged into the electrical outlet. The outlet has power. No GFCI on outlet. The main circuit breaker is flipped on. Despite all this the …

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How To Test An Appliance Capacitor With A Multimeter

To test a capacitor to see if it is working, you will first need an ohmmeter/multimeter. You will be taking a measurement/reading of the electrical resistance. The reading on your multimeter will tell you if the capacitor is working properly or needs to be replaced. Please Note: This procedure for testing to see if a …

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