How to Repair Your Washing Machine
Learn how to troubleshoot and repair a noisy washer by the type of noise it makes, from the rattle of a pump motor, to the squealing of a belt or worn tub bearings.
Diagnose the reason for your leaking washer, from a worn pump and door seals, to a failed water inlet valve.
Will not start
Find out how to fix a washer that will not start, by checking a few key components, such as door latch switches, timers, electronic controls, and thermal fuses.
Will not agitate
Diagnose why your washer will not agitate, by inspecting components like the agitator cogs, coupler, drive belt and transmission.
Timer will not advance
Determine why your washer’s timer will not advance by troubleshooting parts, like the lid switch, timer motor, water level control and drain pump.
Pumps but does not spin
Learn how to repair a washer that will not spin by testing the direct drive motor coupling, the door lock and the wax motor.
Shakes and moves
Find out how to troubleshoot and repair a washer that shakes and moves, by inspecting shock absorbers, tub dampening straps and leveling legs.
Will not fill with water
Determine why your washer will not fill with water by learning how to test an inlet hose, lid switch and a water inlet valve.
Will not stop filling with water
If your washer won’t stop filling with water, then troubleshoot the common reasons like the water inlet valve, water level pressure switch and the air dome tube .
If there is a burning smell coming from your washer, troubleshoot the common problems and learn which parts can cause the odor, from drive belts to motor pulleys.
Lid or door will not open
If your washer has a door or a lid that won’t open, check for broken parts like the lid hinge or pin.
No hot or cold water
Find out how to repair a washer that won’t fill with hot or cold water by troubleshooting the common problem parts like a temperature control switch or inlet hose.
Fills and drains at the same time
Learn how to fix a washer that is filling and draining at the same time, by inspecting the common parts that cause issues, like the water level and pressure switches.