Having a washing machine in your household is a wonderful convenience that can often be taken for granted – that is, until it breaks down and leaves you with loads of laundry to sort out on your own. As soon as you notice problems with your washing machine, schedule repair service right away to limit the risk of water damage or further complications. These signs indicate that you might need washing machine repair.
No Water In the Drum
If the drum isn’t filling with water, there are several potential causes. There may be an issue with your hot and cold water faucets. There could be a kink in the hose, a clogged filter, or a delayed cycle selection. Seek professional advice if addressing these issues does not solve the problem.
Water Remains In the Drum
There should be no water remaining in the drum once the laundry completes its cycle. Make sure the drain hose is not clogged, and that clothing hasn’t tangled in the machine and blocked the pump. If that does not resolve the issue, the culprit may be the water pump. Replacing the water pump is best left to an expert.
The Drum Does Not Spin
If the drum does not turn, the belt or the lid switch could be to blame. Replacing the belt is fairly simple. However, replacing the lid switch is a more complicated repair and should be done by a professional.
When you hear a lot of noise during the wash cycle, the washing machine may simply be off balance. Check your load and make sure that the cloth es are dispersed evenly. If that is unsuccessful, verify that the washer is level on the floor. If you continue to hear a lot of noise, the motor mount or drum may be loose. Accessing the drum or mount can be difficult, and you should seek the help of a repair technician.
Have you noticed these or other problems with your washing machine? Contact us to find out how we can help.