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Samsung Front Load washer WF45k6500/AV/A2 trips GFCI Combination AFCI breaker

I have a new home constructed 10/16. The washer was installed at the time of closing. We did not have an issue until January when the washer required a self clean cycle. With about 10 minutes left ...
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GE brand new front load washer trips breaker every single time within 5 mins (model GFW850SSNWW)

GE brand new front load washer trips breaker every single time within 5 mins (model GFW850SSNWW). Connected to a GFCI protected outlet (does not have TEST/ RESET buttons on it) and GFCI breaker (SWD ...
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Using a single pipe off the main drain for a washer and utility sink, venting?

I am renovating my bathroom. I am using this as an opportunity to additionally: Move my washer and dryer from the mudroom, into the garage. Add a utility sink to the garage. The current plumbing ...
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Samsung Washer turns itself ON

My samsung washer has started (4 time over 5 days now) turning itself ON. Yes ON. No lights on front panel but it sounds like it is draining water although it is empty. When I open the door, it ...
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Washer doesn’t spin

I have a top load direct drive whirlpool washer. It does not spin at all in the spin cycle but the motor,pump,motor coupler spins. I checked the drive block and no wear or tear. I replaced the clutch ...
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GE washer fills, then drains

11/29/18 Moved into a condo and inherited this laundry pair. I have same exact problem with the washer as OP on 02/19/18 except model # is GE GFWN1100L3WW. Washer fills with plenty of water, drum ...
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How to fit 3 pipes into 1 laundry box drain?

I am trying to install an LG TwinWash washer + pedestal washer combo in a new 3-story townhome. Laundry room is on the 3rd floor. The 2-washer combo requires 2 drains. LG supplies a part to merge them ...
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Motor is whining but does not agitate

I bought a GE stack up Washer/Dryer GTUN275EM1WW (now, apparently, discontinued) 3 years ago and today it stopped working: The motor makes the whining noise but it does not agitate the drum during ...
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Washing machine hose backing up and overflowing AFTER septic tank has been emptied

A few months ago, my washer started overflowing from the pvc pipe. A friend who's very well versed at plumbing cut the PVC pipe, snaked it and there was nothing blocking it. He pulled the cap off the ...
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Old-style Kenmore washer door switch

Is there an adjustment I can make to the door switch plate? It's the top loader, old style door lid switch with the little pin in the lid that makes contact with the switch plate when the lid's closed,...
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How tall should my washing machine standpipe be?

My drain line to the vent is pretty high/long ( had to avoid some other plumbing ). How tall should the standpipe be? Is there height requirements for the box itself? Also, I have the option of ...
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Pipe leak occasionally when washer is running

So this has been a very weird case for a few months. We have sent at least 6 different plumbers there for over 10 times and nobody could find out the reason. What happens is sometimes when the ...
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Brand new Whirlpool Cabrio washer makes a snoring sound during agitation. Normal or trouble?

During the agitation cycle, the washer makes a snoring (cloking) sound. I had it replaced and the second one makes the same noise. What could the reason? Brand newew Whirlpool Cabrio washer.
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Install washer drainpipe

I have a washer currently draining into a utility tub sink. We heard a horror story about kids putting toys in the sink and the washer drainage flooding the house. I want to remove the drywall to ...
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Installing 2 pull 30 amp breaker on 30 amp panel

Am I able to run a 2 pull 30 amp breaker on a 30 amp panel for a washer and dryer? It seems the whole house is running on 30 amp main breaker
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Changed washer in shower and now it squeaks at low volume

I changed a standard rubber washer on the cold water in my 50 year old shower and now the cold water makes a steady, high pitch, squeaking noise at low volume. The squeak changes pitch as I turn the ...
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Samsung Washer WF218ANS-XAC -is it worth repairing?

This question branched from this one Samsung Washer WF218ANS-XAC troubleshooting help needed, smoke in the drum compartment The long story is in the thread pointed above. Short story..it broke and ...
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washing machine makes clicking noise but won't start at rinse cycle

Frigidaire stackable washer/dryer The washer does the wash cycle normally and drains the water. Then it re-fills for the rinse cycle. The motor clicks like it is trying to transition to the spin ...
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How do I remove this Electrolux drum paddle?

I have a Simpson SWF-1076 (now owned by Electrolux). The paddles look exactly like this Electrolux part no. 50249701009, though I can't be sure it's the same underneath. How do I remove this design ...
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Washer drain pan installation

I am trying to install the drain pan for the washer. I found the pipe to fit in the drain pipe underneath the tile.(when I put 3/4 inch pipe inside the pipe underneath the tile, it goes few inches ...
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My Maytag Atlantis washer spins but doesn't agitate

I have a Maytag Atlantis washer and I replaced the water pump because it was seized up and the belt couldn't turn it. Before I turned it on to test it, the center pulley spins easily in one direction ...
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Front load washer doesn't power up unless I hit it with hand

I've a problem in my fully automatic front load washer that is explained in this video https://youtu.be/wFKcGBseDgs As I mentioned in the title of the question, The washer won't power up until I hit ...
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PVC drain pipe that the washer empties into is echoing all plumbing sounds

My father said that we could put tape around the washer hose to lessen the gap between the hose and the pipe. I've found some adapters that go from the ~1" washer hose to our 2" pipe. My father said ...
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Whirlpool washer won't fill unless settings are manipulated repeatedly

This may be a duplicate, although I'm not sure which question it is duplicating. I have a Whirlpool washer with perfectly fine, clean, water supply and hoses. However, it often doesn't run water ...
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whirlpool front load washer won't fill with water

I have a Whirlpool front-load washer. It worked normally. Yesterday, when I try to use it after just finishing a road trip, I found it just did not fill with water. I checked the hot and cold water ...
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Washer stand pipe and floor drain question

I imagine this is a common setup. My questions concern how the standpipe and the floor drain are trapped and connected to the sewer line. Can I know with any certain how these are connected under the ...
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Maytag Model- La612 Series 04 fills up on it's on and then starts running by it's self

My friend has an old Maytag washer and the other night it filled up on its in and just turned on and started running scaring her half to death. I am thinking the water inlet valve, but I can't ...
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Washing machine - Will not agitate

I have an Electrolux (Frigidaire) stacked washer/dryer combo that is not agitating. The control circuity, lid latch, motor, and belt all seem to work. It fills, drains, spins, and with the lid open at ...