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 56877
2 Door Glass Failures 6125
3 Fabric Softener Issues 51044
4 Fault Finding On Washing Machines 101674
5 General Principals Of The Automatic Washing Machine 11150
6 Holes In Clothes: Mechanical Causes 21201
7 Holes In Clothes: The Main Causes 25344
8 How A Washing Machine Really Works 5211
9 How To Access Washing Machine Bearings 11110
10 How To Fit A Washing Machine Door Seal Gasket 43659
11 How To Repair A Washing Machine 22753
12 How To Replace A Washing Machine Door Lock 16236
13 How To Replace A Washing Machine Drum Paddle 26975
14 How To Replace A Washing Machine Water Valve 21477
15 How To Replace Washing Machine Drum Bearings 77924
16 Intermittent Leaking On Washing Machines 21812
17 Mould Lumps In A Washing Machine 24654
18 Not Spinning 80236
19 Overloading A Washing Machine 29241
20 Poor Wash Results From Your Washing Machine 2665
21 Soap Drawer Leaking 14921
22 The Number One Washing Machine Fault 7816
23 Timer, Control Module Or Programmer Faulty 30778
24 Variable Wash Times 4523
25 Washer Dryers General Principles 9395
26 Washing Machine Bouncing or Vibration 42316
27 Washing Machine Drain Pumps 63907
28 Washing Machine Drive Belts 12294
29 Washing Machine Installation Fault Advice 9575
30 Washing Machine Motor Carbon Brushes 53273
31 Washing Machine Overfoaming Or Oversudsing 8607
32 Washing Machine Soap Powders 10342
33 Washing Machine Will Not Drain 67335
34 Washing Machines Backfilling From Waste Pipe 26633
35 Washing Machines Blowing Fuses & Tripping 772


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Many people try to work out the problem with their washing machine before calling an engineer to repair it to figure out if it is worth it or, before buying spare parts to attempt to repair it yourself. With our repair guides, written by washing machine engineers, you will often be able to work out the problem yourself and solve the most common problems that crop up with washing machines. And, for more specific advice you can use our free forums to get even more help.

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