12.30.2007

appliances

the washing machine was not working intermittently. it'd get to the rinse cycle and just stop. you could eventually get it to drain but it was a pain in the ass to do laundry. it finally got to the point of doing it all the time. i did some ordered a timer just before christmas eve. they said delivery would be this past thursday. of course it didn't show up. i emailed twice and tried to call... but after being on hold for over 20 minutes i hung up.
desperate for underwear i either had to deal with our machine or run over to my research and it could've been suds lock or new timer. to have a guy come out, min it was 150 plus whatever parts would be needed. we didn't pay that much for the washer, so we opted to order the timer. googling the problem, seemed that was our best bet. i parents. i asked john if he was in desperate need of anything washed. he showed me he was wearing his "last resort" pair. so i grabbed a bunch and hoped for the best.
it washed no problem. i chanced a second load, then a third, fourth, fifth. it is still going strong. wtf? was it suds lock, or will my timer problem rear its ugly head? my gram does our laundry when she's here, i wonder if she's been using too much soap?
anyway, doesn't matter. i caught up on the laundry, still have a couple loads left and i'm done, well not done. when is the laundry ever done?
now we have to buy a dishwasher. that crapped out a couple months ago. i miss it.
and then a new keyboard or whatever for the macbook. can't find the battery charger for the sd750. and then my date with harlan is coming fast.
i need to sell some bike stuff...

8 comments:

Dan said...

Sounds more like you have something stuck in the outflow hose, which would caus it to stop and drain slowly if at all, take off the front and unclamp the hose coming from the basket and remove sock/dishrag whatever thats in there.

Arleigh said...

You know what I'm in need of.. if you have any of those drugs let me know.

Good luck on the washing machine. Ours is a year old and seems to be going strong. I've heard these things can last 10 years. Ive never owned anything 10 years...

spicyride said...

hey dan, thanks. we had checked the hose to see if something was plugged or kinked. it still didn't work after that.

Tom K said...

we've had that happen sometimes too. check the sensor thing that the lid presses when it closes.

spicyride said...

checked the sensor too.
google searching is awesome.

That Guy said...

Man, I'm so bad with stuff like that. I'd have probably gone out and bought a new (used) one. But that's just me, I'd rather not deal with it...:)

Happy New Year Rach!

fasterjim said...

Harlan: the cyclists' tattoo artist!

kenny said...

odd, I just ended up tearing apart our dryer last night. All fixed now after a couple of bad words in front of the kids.