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NEED YOUR WASHER OR DRYER REPAIRED? CALL US 07 847 8070
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NEED YOUR WASHER OR DRYER REPAIRED? CALL US 07 847 8070
NEED PARTS? GET IN TOUCH PARTS@ELRNZ.CO.NZ
NEED YOUR WASHER OR DRYER REPAIRED? CALL US 07 847 8070
NEED PARTS? GET IN TOUCH PARTS@ELRNZ.CO.NZ
NEED YOUR WASHER OR DRYER REPAIRED? CALL US 07 847 8070
NEED PARTS? GET IN TOUCH PARTS@ELRNZ.CO.NZ
NEED YOUR WASHER OR DRYER REPAIRED? CALL US 07 847 8070
NEED PARTS? GET IN TOUCH PARTS@ELRNZ.CO.NZ
NEED YOUR WASHER OR DRYER REPAIRED? CALL US 07 847 8070
NEED PARTS? GET IN TOUCH PARTS@ELRNZ.CO.NZ
5 Signs Your Washing Machine Needs Repairing

5 Signs Your Washing Machine Needs Repairing

Washing machines are a vital part of modern life, making it easy to keep clothes and linens clean and fresh. However, like all appliances, washing machines can break down or malfunction, requiring repairs.

Electric Laundry Repair will discuss some common issues that may arise with washing machines and how to repair them.

One of the most common issues with washing machines is a broken agitator. The agitator is the part of the machine that moves the clothes around during the wash cycle. If it stops working, the clothes will not get clean.

To repair a broken agitator, first, unplug the washing machine and remove the top or front panel to access the agitator. Inspect the agitator for any visible damage, such as a broken or missing part.

If the agitator is damaged, it will need to be replaced. If the problem is simply a loose agitator, it can be tightened using a socket wrench.

Another common issue is a broken lid switch. The lid switch is responsible for detecting whether the lid is open or closed and preventing the machine from running if the lid is open.

If the lid switch is broken, the machine will not start or will not spin. To repair a broken lid switch, unplug the machine and locate the switch, which is usually located near the lid. Inspect the switch for any visible damage and replace it if necessary.

A clogged drain hose is another common problem that can cause the washing machine to malfunction. The drain hose is responsible for carrying water out of the machine after the wash cycle. If the hose is clogged, water will not be able to drain properly, and the machine will not be able to function.

To fix a clogged drain hose, first, unplug the machine and locate the hose, which is usually located near the back of the machine. Use a long, thin object, such as a coat hanger, to clear any clogs. If the hose is severely clogged, it may need to be replaced.

Another issue that can occur is a malfunctioning water inlet valve. The water inlet valve controls the flow of water into the machine. If the valve is not working properly, the machine will not fill with water or will not fill with the correct amount of water.

To fix a malfunctioning water inlet valve, unplug the machine and locate the valve, which is usually located near the back of the machine. Inspect the valve for any visible damage and replace it if necessary.

A drum belt that is loose or broken is another common problem that can cause a washing machine to malfunction. The drum belt is responsible for turning the drum during the wash cycle. If the belt is loose or broken, the drum will not turn, and the machine will not function properly.

To fix a loose or broken drum belt, unplug the machine and locate the belt, which is usually located near the back of the machine. Inspect the belt for any visible damage and replace it if necessary.

In conclusion, a washing machine is a great convenience, but it can also break down or malfunction. Some common issues include a broken agitator, broken lid switch, clogged drain hose, malfunctioning water inlet valve and a loose or broken drum belt.

By understanding these common issues and how to repair them, you can keep your washing machine running smoothly and avoid costly repairs. Or don't hesitate to contact Electric Laundry Repair on 07 847 8070 or admin@elrnz.co.nz to have your machine repaired.

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