GE produce some of the finest kitchen and home appliances - GE fridges, GE electric or gas dryers, GE cook tops, GE dishwashers, and GE microwaves. This article discusses where to find appliance parts for the GE washing machine and gives details on some of the things to consider before attempting to buy your own parts.
Things to think about before repairing your own washer
Pros and cons There are of course pros and cons to repairing your own washer. On the one hand, you can get the job done to your own satisfaction and will be assured that the problem is fixed by investigating the problem yourself if you have the necessary knowledge. On the other hand though, some washers are very complexly designed and if you make a mistake, it could cost you a lot of money to fix them by having a professional put all the parts back and make the required fixes and repairs. Consider the cost implications before you do your own repairs as it could go either way, you could save a lot or spend a lot. If you've decided that you are going to repair your own washer, then look at the next section to find out where to buy parts.
Where to buy washer parts
You can buy washer parts in a variety of places. Trade catalogues A lot of trade catalogues sell to individuals and non-trade registered buyers. This is great for you because it means that you can get the parts at the lowest trade prices, which could save you even more money in the long run. It also means that you will be able to ring up the company and since they are specialist, they will be able to give you advice about the various applications and appliances. Trade catalogues often have good delivery times too, because they serve people who are in the repair services business and they often need parts on the next working day. Online There are many places online where you can buy washer parts. Various parts suppliers exist like Partselect.com, and you can also find information about ordering things directions from GE. The GE website gives a lot of information about this (Geapplicances.com). Also, check out online auction websites like eBay because they often have some great deals on parts for appliances.