Having a washing machine at home can definitely be a big help when it comes to making sure that the laundry’s taken care of. However, not all equipment and tools function at their best all the time especially if you are utilizing them extensively. There will come a time wherein they tend to malfunction and or at the worse, completely break down. Below are some of the problems and how they can be dealt with efficiently:
Leaks: These can be troublesome since as much as possible, you do not want the water gradually decreasing since it lessens the effectiveness of the washer. What you need to do to resolve this is to refrain from filling hoses of too much water so they will not spill and or the washer’s fill valve. If your washer is overfilling, you may want to replace fill valve and install sediment filtration on household water supply.
Not spinning or Slow Spinning: This usually happens when you have a malfunctioning or defective lid switch. What you do is you ohm test it both in an open and close condition. If the belt drive belt is worn out or broken, what you need to do is to check if there is a lot of glazing on the sides of the belt. You also have the option to replace them especially if your washing machine is a Maytag kind of washing machine.
Excessive Shaking: This is another common problem that washing machines encounter. This usually happens when the washer is not properly positioned or is not on a flat surface. If there are any obstructions which are causing it to shake then you have to remedy it either by putting a solid object underneath the washer to keep it stable. Doing so will keep it from shaking.
These are but a few advice when it comes to washer repair but if these tips are no longer effective then do not think twice in bringing the washer to a professional.