Questions tagged [washing-machine]

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Which adapter am I missing for my washing mashine?

I got a new washing mashine from a friend. As we couldnt get of the tube, i had to buy a new one. Now it seems i am missing an Adapter. Which Adapter do i need? (I hope the questions is ok to ask here....
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Washing machine shaking

I've got a Maytag washing machine, model number mvwc500vw1, that is shaking pretty bad in the spin cycle. I've made sure the feet are level, replaced the suspension springs and both sets of snubber ...
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The waste hose on washing machine sits on floor/low

We have a smell that I'm sure comes through from the standpipe when washing machine is in use. The standpipe doesn't seem to smell after use though(like this evening, last wash was earlier in day). ...
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What is the cubic foot capacity of my Maytag washing machine?

My washing machine is over 21 years old. I am going to buy a new one with a larger capacity but I don't know the cubic ft capacity of mine. It is a Maytag MAV6057AWW.
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Is it safe to extend the drain hose on my LG washer?

I just purchased an LG washer, model WM3900HWA. The drain hose is not long enough to reach the stand pipe. I have seen this post where the answer is to simply buy a longer drain hose. However, the ...
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Replace GFCI outlet or the brand new washing machine?

I just bought a brand new washing machine and its tripping the (15 amp) GFCI circuit breaker. The main breaker in the fuse panel is 20 amps and is not tripping. The GFCI trips every time the washer ...
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Need reference for plumbing code

Can someone tell me section of plumbing code in NJ which requires tray under washing machine and connection with drain line from that tray to channel water to drain in case of washing machine leak ? I ...
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Rattling noise in Bosch WFK2401UC Compact Washer on spin

I have a compact Bosch stackable washer and dryer model #WFK2401UC. When it goes into the spin cycle, mainly when the revolutions are slower, it makes a rattling noise like there is spare change ...
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My washer is saying F51 on maytag bravo quite series 300

I need links diy video to fix it. I need a manual version also and images
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Washing-Dryer machine installation (rotate)

I would like to know if it is possible to setup a washing machine (or a washing machine with integrated dryer) such that the installation pipes are on the side. NOTE: I don't know anything about ...
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Strange black mark against washing machine wiring harness

My washing machine stopped working and I can see that the front panel circuit board has scorch mark on it. I'm thinking about getting a second hand circuit board to replace it but wanted to check some ...
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Washing machine drain hose very high

I recently moved into this place and this is the setup of the washing machine and its drain hose. The clothes come out of the wash still pretty wet, particularly on the bottom. My girl thinks the ...
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Removing clip that's securing rubber hose in washing machine

Our washing machine developed a massive leak that caused a flood. We flipped the machine, and traced it back to two holes in a black rubber hose that appears to be attached to the output of the pump. ...
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Washing machine overflow

I live in a home built in the late 60s. The old set up for the washer was draining into a utility sink (1 1/2 trap that connects to a 2in main) I wanted to move the washing machine to the other side ...
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Will newer Siemens AFCI/GFCI circuit breakers handle washing machine loads better than older versions?

We have new LG 4500 washing machine in new townhouse w Siemens breaker panel. LG Washer keeps tripping the breakers (15A Siemens Type QAF2 - CAFCI - w ARC Fault). I hooked up the washer to a 15A Surge ...
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Washing machine drain leak / back up

Hi I recently bought a new Beko washing machine with dryer (model WD75141), just after 5-6 washes I saw water leakage on the floor, most probably drain water by the looks of it. I am no expert my ...
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Washing machine stops in not-cold program

We have an old top loader washing machine (model: Privileg maker: Quelle). For a few months we sometimes encounter the problem that the machine stops during the program, exiting with the error code 0 ...
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Can 2300 watt washing machine burn out wiring in my house?

My standard voltage is 230 V and the socket is 16 A. I am asking the question because I had a 1500 watt water heating rod connected with another 15A socket which did burn out my home wires after a ...
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Looking for bearing part for GE Washer Dryer Combo WSM2700HBWWW

I have a GE Washer Dryer Combo WSM2700HBWWW, and during washers' last stage of the spinning cycle, it makes a grinding sound, so I suspect something wrong with the bearing. So I found parts are ...
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Can you split washer/dryer and share with standard 3 prong

I’m not great with all of the proper terminology here. We have what appears to be a 30amp plug for out washer/dryer combo. I want to mount and hang out dyson vacuum charging station in the same space ...
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How to whiten a white Ikea mattress cover? [closed]

The cover of my mattress has gone grayish and yellowish, it looks bad. But on Ikea's website it says "do not bleach". Is there still a way to make it more white? Perhaps not as white as it ...
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Dryer vent height

This community has been amazing in helping with my new washer/ dryer install. All the plumbing and electrical is done now for the last part... the dryer vent. This install is on the 2nd floor with ...
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washing machine starts draining immediately when turned on

Samtron wm-m640121 washing machine starts draining immediately when turned on and displays the error code (e33), no water in it and when adding water from the door before plugging it, it drains it ...
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What's the correct laundry drain stack order?

I am installing a new washer box. (see picture for reference) My plan was to switch out the Wye from the sink so the top was 2" and put the p-trap and Wye from the washer just above that in the ...
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Plumbing a washing machine drain in a new location with complications

I want to move the location for the washer hookup in an older house. At the previous location it was a one and a half inch drain and it worked 'okay'.... I am looking at one and a half inch at the new ...
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New washing machine seal rubbing, new spider arm?

I just got a new seal for my washing machine off ebay. After I installed it, it ran a few times successfully, but then started rubbing when it is on the high spin speeds. I am wondering if maybe the ...
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How to open this drainage cap?

Just moved into a new house and had a new washer and dryer delivered today. When they installed them, they said they couldn't complete the washer install due to this cap on the drainage pipe. They ...
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Need to move the dryer vent up by 3ft

I just bought a stacking washer/dryer machine and I need to relocate my floor dryer vent by 3ft above the floor so that I can push my machine all the way against the wall. This will give me about ...
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Can I run a washer hose up and over a door?

Currently my washer is on one wall next to a standing drainpipe and blocks access to an exterior door. I would like to move the washer to the exterior wall, next to the dryer, but that would require ...
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How to diagnose an washing machine problem without tripping the main RCD

I've got an LG washing machine that has recently developed a fault whereby it trips the RCD whenever I turn on the control panel. I've done some basic continuity testing with a multimeter, but I can't ...
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Top loader washing machine fill valve drips continuously

I have a top loader washing machine. When it's done washing it keeps dripping from the top fill valve, where the water fills up the drum.
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Help ! Bosch 300 washer and dryer Under the sink hook up

I am finishing my Brooklyn apartment renovation and because of space decided to get the Bosch 300 stacked washer and ventless dryer. My contractor hooked it all up for me under my kitchen sink, but ...
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Do I drain my washing machine pump for long term winter storage?

I'm putting my washing machine into storage for 10+ months in a garage that is not insulated and will experience sub-freezing temperatures for multiple months. The question is: should I drain the pump ...
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Grinding noise and plastic bits in washing machine

We just bought a house and it had a washing machine in there. Initially it just seemed really dirty so we gave it a good scrub and ran a few hot cycles with vinegar and baking soda to clean out the ...
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Why my samsung washer and dryer takes too long to dry? [closed]

I have a Samsung WD6000 that washes and dry clothes. The problem is drying is taking too long, where 4 hours is not enough to dry clothes below the limit of drying (it's 11kg of clothes for washing ...
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What part malfunction could cause a washer abruptly, orderly terminate cycle and freeze?

I have an old Bosch Nexxt washer that would lock the door properly, start the wash cycle, get the water in the drum (I can see both hoses have flow), then suddenly the "wash" light would ...
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How to replace this washing machine valve/faucet?

The valve leaks at the spot where the hose connects to the faucet. It has leaked with two different hoses. I'm trying to replace the valve, but it is not easy to get off. Is it designed to come off? ...
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How do remove agitator from Electrolux Fftw4120sw1

I have unscrewed the top of agitator but I am unable to remove base. Is there a nut in the center of the agitator?
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Is it normal for a washing machine to shock you without grounding?

Wrote a long story about me moving my mothers washing machine but decided to keep it short: Machine 8 years old, aesthetically in perfect condition other than some exposed sheet metal on the side due ...
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Washing Machine door locking/lights working, but no power to solenoid or motor

My machine is turning on with the led's lighting, allowing me to select and start a program, doors locking and then the counter starts to countdown as normal. But nothing else happens, no water and no ...
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What is the thing after the outflow of the washing drum called?

Below is a nice view of the inside of the pipe between the washing drum and the drain pump (looking in the direction of the washing drum). I just found a popsicle stick and a few socks in there. I was ...
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Washing machine won't turn on - loose connector on PCB - how and where do I reattach it?

My washing machine is completely unresponsive when plugged in to a working outlet. I opened up the machine to take a look and found that this connector had come loose. It seemed to me that the 'mouth' ...
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Is it safe to seal the seams/gaps on washer and dryer units?

Specifically, I have the following model units: Maytag Washer WTW8040DW Maytag Gas Dryer WGD8000DW4 The units come with open seams, and I'd like to know if it's safe to seal these? Surprisingly, ...
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Is water inside a washing machine motor normal?

So, our drain pump stopped working after washing some bloody disintegrating rug, and everything was cloaked with some kind of sand. The drain pump was failing but we could still hear the motor running....
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How do I connect my washing machine's waste pipe to a small connector?

I've just moved house (UK), and the space for the washing machine doesn't have a waste pipe. Instead, it has an odd looking connecting pipe that looks like something fits over it. How do I connect my ...
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What is this plastic twist in the back of my washing machine?

I was poking around in the back of my Inglis washing machine and notice this plastic piece jutting out. It was pretty firm, with the steel back panel plate wedged into the plastic piece's sockets. I ...
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Pros and cons of pouring detergent directly onto clothes vs. into detergent dispenser? [closed]

I'm assuming that the 4-sided blue component dispenses washer detergent. Ought laundry detergent be poured into that detergent dispenser, or directly onto clothes in the washer? What are the pros ...
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Washing machine E03 error

I have Hoover washing machine. During my last wash cycle it suddenly stopped washing and gave me E03 error code. The E03 error code on your Hoover washing machine means that the drum isn't draining - ...
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Old washing machine takes long and longer to do a cycle

I have an old washing machine from the 90s, likely to be ~25 years old (make and model: Zoppas Pratica PTX43). The machine has been working fine up to about two months ago. More recently, however, I ...
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How are washing machine intake valve solenoids controlled?

This is something I got curious about in the course of diagnosing this issue. Our washing machine has a couple of electronically controlled valves on its intake (I believe they're called "...

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