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Posted by on October 22, 2010    |    1 Comment   

Husqvarna is the world’s largest producer of lawn & garden equipment, and the company is especially famous for its industry-leading chainsaw designs.

Husqvarna LogoJust last month, Husqvarna chainsaws again claimed an impressive presence and performance record at this year’s World Logging Championship.

The competition was held in Zagreb, Croatia where nine out of the twelve metals won went to loggers using Husqvarna brand chainsaws. Events tested loggers’ skills in limbing, bucking by combined cuts, tree felling, and precision bucking.

World Logging Championship

If you’re not impressed by Husqvarna’s prowess in competitive logging events (they’re also the world’s largest chainsaw manufacturer, after all), it might help to consider all that Husqvarna products do outside of the professional sector. 

For starters, the company offers large lines of custom fit homeowner and landowner models in lawnmowers, chainsaws, blowers, riding mowers, zero turn mowers, robotic mowers, and more.

Husqvarna even boasts the world’s only robotic mower with a built in solar panel:

Husqvarna Robotic Mower

Fall is a popular time to service all kinds of lawn and garden machines. Most gas-powered tools get tuned up, winterized, and stored, while chainsaws, blowers, and log splitters stay out to finish up the season’s work.

Now professional and non-professional chainsaw owners worldwide can order their O.E.M. Husqvarna chainsaw parts from the  eReplacementParts.com professional parts warehouse.

Whether a professional, landowner or homeowner, eReplacementParts.com is your one-stop online parts resource for Husqvarna replacement parts.

Husqvarna mower parts and Husqvarna blower parts–like fuel lines and spark plugs–are also just a few clicks away!

Posted by on October 11, 2010    |    3 Comments   

Homeowners need access to two important resources to make their at-home appliance repairs possible.

First, they need an accurate, dependable parts ordering service for their tools, appliances, and machines. Then, after their parts arrive, they need the right professional repair information to guide their work.

With the launch of small appliance parts on our site, the eReplacementParts.com appliance repair team has been hard at work to pass along essential insider repair techniques to homeowners, starting with KitchenAid mixers.

KitchenAid stand mixers offer good examples of repairs that can be done at home to save money, because many KitchenAid mixer parts are expected to wear and require replacement down the road.

Here are some professional KitchenAid stand mixer repair tips straight from the eReplacementParts.com Appliance Repair Center!

 

When a KitchenAid Mixer Isn’t Spinning

A planetary that isn’t spinning is a common breakdown for KitchenAid mixers, but it rarely means the end of your valuable appliance. 

Most of the time, a mixer’s planetary will stop spinning because one of its gears has failed inside the gearbox, and the worm gear is usually the one responsible.

KitchenAid Worm Gear Repair

Luckily, taking apart a KitchenAid mixer to replace one of its gears is a repair that homeowners can easily manage, even though it can take a little time. The mess can be a little fun, actually, and the money saved at the shop is definitely worth it.

Removing a KitchenAid Planetary

Read our “How to Fix a KitchenAid Mixer That Isn’t Spinning” article to get the full scoop on this repair. The article describes detailed, step-by-step instructions for how to disassemble a KitchenAid stand mixer, how to replace a KitchenAid mixer worm gear, and how to reassemble the machine.

 

KitchenAid Stand Mixer Grease

The gearbox on a KitchenAid mixer is filled with grease. Over time and use, the grease in the gearbox can leak or go bad for a number of reasons.

KitchenAid Stand Mixer GearboxGearboxGearbox

In the case of a leaking KitchenAid mixer, opening up the machine and replacing the old grease with new grease is usually the best way to fix the problem.

Replacing the mixer’s transmission gasket is sometimes necessary to fix the leak.

Look to the eReplacementParts.com articles section in the coming weeks for repair articles and video demonstrations on how to repair a leaking KitchenAid stand mixer!

 

KitchenAid Mixer Speed Adjustment

A KitchenAid mixer’s speed control can sometimes come out of adjustment.

Fixing this problem requires removing the back housing of the mixer to expose the electrical components that control the mixer’s motor, then, several screws on the mixer’s control board have to be carefully adjusted.

KitchenAid Stand Mixer Speed Adjustment

This repair requires the use of a special calibrating tool provided to repair centers. Our Appliance Repair Center gave us a look at how the adjustment is done with the spinning calibration wheel.


When the KitchenAid Beater Hits the Mixer Bowl

Ever turned your stand mixer on just to hear the beater clank against the bowl?

Well, aside from being loud, the spinning beater making contact with the metal bowl actually causes unnecessary wear to that valuable KitchenAid attachment.

When it’s time to replace a KitchenAid attachment for “natural causes,” we hope you visit eReplacementParts.com to get the beaters and other mixer attachments you need.

In the meantime, eReplacementParts.com wants you to get the most out of your appliance and its attachments, so our appliance repair team has put together this handy article on How to Adjust the Beater on a KitchenAid Stand Mixer.

You can also watch the article’s demonstration video below!

 

Special thanks to Teri, AJ, Josh, and Gordon at the Appliance Service Center–the newest eReplace office–for their expert help on these repairs!

Start your KitchenAid stand mixer repair by typing your mixer’s model number in any eReplacementParts.com search field. KitchenAid attachments and parts are available to order on your machine’s parts page.

Posted by on October 4, 2010    |    Leave a reply   

Small appliances contribute to our lives as much as other tools and machines, and many small appliances see daily, heavy use to brew our coffee, cook our food, and otherwise make large, impossible jobs small and manageable.

Performing at-home repairs–like on small appliances–saves people money and is easier to tackle than you might think, usually only requiring common hand tools, like a screwdriver.

With the launch of small appliance parts here at the eReplacementParts.com online warehouse, now is a better time than ever to put money back in your pocket.

Some of us might be familiar with replacing a lawn mower blade or band saw tire, but not so sure about common appliance breakdowns and their repairs. So, just to get warmed up, here are five common appliance service issues and the appliance replacement parts that can save them from a trip to the yard sale blanket.

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Breville appliances, like slow cookers, juicers, and espresso machines, are some of the most high quality, owner-appreciated kitchen tools around.

A solid appliance like the the Breville BLXL800 Die-Cast Hemisphere Blender is not intended to land in the “give-away” box after just a holiday season or two.

The Breville 800BLXL Die Cast Hemisphere Blender

But like any powered machine, blenders and other appliances are designed with wear parts that are meant to take the brunt of heat and friction. In the case of blenders, replacement blender couplings are an example of a common blender replacement part that can be replaced right at home without the cost of a repair shop.

Take advantage of the fast, accurate eReplacementParts ordering system to get the Breville Parts you need delivered right to your house. Even a large part like a replacement blender glass jug can put your appliance back in service at a fraction of the cost of a new machine

 

 

 

 

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The time-tested KitchenAid mixer is the kind of kitchen appliance that really can last decades. Its weight alone should tell you that it’s not supposed to go anywhere any time soon.

KitchenAid 45SSWH Stand Mixer

One of their gears–called a worm gear–is a wear part meant for replacement down the road, can be replaced at home after a little disassembly, and is an inexpensive way to get more value out of your mixer.

eReplacementParts now stocks a full inventory of KitchenAid Parts ready for order, including KitchenAid mixer bowls, attachments, and worm gears!

 

 

 

 

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Are Mr. Coffee machines another worthy candidate for parts ordering and at-home repair? Sure! eReplacementParts.com now stocks O.E.M. Mr. Coffee replacement parts for all types of Mr. Coffee appliances.

Mr. Coffee JWX31 Coffee MakerFor example, the next time your Mr. Coffee JWX31 Coffee Maker needs a replacement brew funnel or decanter lid, you can take its model number straight to our part finder instead of taking the machine to the trash.

Your Mr. Coffee replacement part will be mailed right to your home before you know it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Are you strangely attached to your Oster appliance? Considering the jobs that Oster breadmakers, rice cookers, and can openers do, feeling a little emptiness in your life when a small parts issue makes them unusable is understandable.

The Oster 6317 2 Slice Toaster

A common appliance part like a replacement crumb tray doesn’t need to come between you and your perfectly toasted morning bagel.

Get Oster Parts here at eReplace for this Oster 6317 2 Slice Toaster, as well as any other Oster parts you may need for any of their major appliance lines.

 

 

 

 

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From waffle makers to deep fryers, even the tough, famous Sunbeam brand of appliances can be maintained with good repair practice.

The Sunbeam RG12 Indoor Grill

Order Sunbeam Parts from eReplacementParts.com to get your kitchen operating at full capacity again, like parts for this Sunbeam RG12 Indoor Grill.

Just because parts like power cords and timer knobs can come and go, it doesn’t mean your grill has to!

eReplacementParts.com is here to turn every household repair possibility into a repair opportunity, and we’re proud to do that by putting the O.E.M. parts that homeowners need into the homes where those repairs need to happen.