When the washing machine is turned on the circuit braker keeps tripping and the washer does not come on.
I tried plugging in the vacuum and it did not trip so what is wrong?
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Chances are good the problem is the washer, since the vacuum worked fine in that outlet. To be certain, plug the washer into another outlet and see if the washer trips the breaker in the new outlet.
You should have the washer checked and serviced. Since it's showing problems severe enough to trip the circuit breaker it's not a job you should do yourself unless you are competent troubleshooting high voltage electric circuits.
It is possible that there is a dangerous fault in your washer and your breaker is doing its job of preventing the washer from burning the house down or killing you in other ways.
Try plugging in a kettle to the same socket/outlet instead of the washer or vacuum. If the breaker does not trip it means the outlet and breaker are OK.
A kettle usually consumes more power than a vacuum cleaner, so it is a tougher test.
as vini_i commented, if you can move the washer to an outlet that is definitely connected to a separate breaker, you can confirm whether the washer is at fault or the breaker.
How much power a circuit can provide depends on the rating of the circuit breaker. Electrical arrangements depend on which part of the world you live in. So for better help, edit your question and insert some details like country, the rating of the circuit breaker, make and model of washing machine (or details from it's rating plate if visible) and/or clear in-focus photos of breaker, outlet/socket etc.