Washing Machine Repair Guides

Washing machine help section for washing machine and washer dryer repair guides Tutorials and guides on how washing machines work, what commonly goes wrong with washing machines and how you can repair a washing machine yourself. All the top washing machine and washer dryer issues you will find in this section.

The tutorials and guides are designed to help you to disagnose the problem with your washing machine and give insight into the diagnostic procedure.

Note that the washing machine tutorials are generic and the exact details may vary from your own washing machine or washer dryer but the general principles will almost always be the same.

Most of the common issues are covered in these repair guides but more specific fault code information may be available in the fault code section.

For addtional help or specific advice if required please use our forums and not the comments section on the guides.

1 Common Washing Machine Problems And Cures 36416
2 Fault Finding On Washing Machines 74357
3 General Principals Of The Automatic Washing Machine 9127
4 Holes In Clothes: Mechanical Causes 7792
5 Holes In Clothes: The Main Causes 9061
6 How A Washing Machine Really Works 2533
7 How To Access Washing Machine Bearings 6981
8 How To Fit A Washing Machine Door Seal Gasket 36097
9 How To Repair A Washing Machine 13446
10 How To Replace A Washing Machine Door Lock 9623
11 How To Replace A Washing Machine Drum Paddle 15880
12 How To Replace A Washing Machine Water Valve 13115
13 How To Replace Washing Machine Drum Bearings 64010
14 Intermittent Leaking On Washing Machines 7496
15 Mould Lumps In A Washing Machine 15612
16 Overloading A Washing Machine 19090
17 Poor Wash Results From Your Washing Machine 1372
18 The Number One Washing Machine Fault 4615
19 Washer Dryers General Principles 7249
20 Washing Machine Bouncing or Vibration 33469
21 Washing Machine Door Glass Failures 3037
22 Washing Machine Drain Pumps 46070
23 Washing Machine Drive Belts 9240
24 Washing Machine Fabric Softener Issues 27300
25 Washing Machine Installation Fault Advice 8663
26 Washing Machine Motor Carbon Brushes 41466
27 Washing Machine Not Spinning 51567
28 Washing Machine Overfoaming Or Oversudsing 6594
29 Washing Machine Soap Drawer Leaking 5857
30 Washing Machine Soap Powders 8027
31 Washing Machine Timer, Control Module Or Programmer Faulty 21494
32 Washing Machine Variable Wash Times 2103
33 Washing Machine Will Not Drain 37685
34 Washing Machines Backfilling From Waste Pipe 19330


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