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Why is washing machine dripping water?

Moved in a new house and got a new washing machine aswell. When the water is pumped down, its dripping, Also have the dripping on camera (see first 5s: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFfGW1wpXao): ...
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Washing machine tap is seized, what can I try?

As I was trying to install a first washing machine at my folks new home, I ran into the issue of not being able to open the water line into the machine. Context: the bathroom went through a ...
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Troubleshooting broken washing machine

I'm trying to fix a broken washing machine and any advice, hints, tips would be greatly appreciated. It is a Proline PFL 106F. It switches on, but won't start when you select any of the cycles. It ...
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whirlpool washer mod. wfw9759ww01 won't go to hi speed spin

Whirlpool Duet model wfw9750ww01 won't ever get up to high speed spin even with an empty washer, it will go to hi speed spin in diagnostics. When it's time for spin, the machine always rotates ...
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2 washing machines of the same make, standing water in both

So basically, around 2 months ago I got a new washing machine. The first washing machine I had was not draining properly and was getting old, so I got a new Beko WTK82011W 8KG one. I did a wash cycle ...
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move washing machine door

After working fine for 3 years the door on the washing machine (Zanussi Lindo 100) got stuck. I was able to take the machine top off and manually pop it open from behind. It seems that the door has ...
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Washing machine timer

I've been trouble-shooting an 18 year old Electrolux washing machine. The model is Simpson Eziset 36S550L*01. It seems the problem is most likely a faulty timer. Some websites and videos I've seen ...
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How much water will the washing machine discharge?

A Samsung washing machine will empty into a utility sink that is outfitted with a drain pump. The purpose of the drain pump is to elevate the waste water into an existing drain pipe in the ceiling. ...
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How to diagnose cause of laundry lint

We inherited a Fridgidaire washer/drier (model A02591501A (1408)), and have been trying to figure out why the washer is leaving so much lint on clothes, concentrated in the creases. Here is an example ...
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Leaking washing machine inlet valve hose

After stripping the machine (AEG), found that the rubber hose at the inlet valve that connects to detergent housing is leaking. Seems that the spring can’t cope with the pressure and the hose is ...
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Amp on washer is 10amps but how can I tell if it has the correct gauge wire for 20amp breaker?

There is a gfci outlet that keeps popping. I am not sure the amps on it but it did this on day 1 of install years ago. I was going to replace the gfci as the washer is only 10 amps found the model ...
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How do i fix a washing machine drain overflow?

I've found that others are having a similar problem with newer washing machines that drain too fast for the drain. The result is that some of the water comes back up. There are three solutions I found,...
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Washing Machine leaking from bottom

I have a Kenmore model 2130 top load washing machine. When on the wash cycle, once it fills and then moves to agitate, it begins leaking. It does not seem to leak while on the drain/spin cycle. It ...
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Second floor washer drain pipe sticks out from the floor. Should I be concerned?

I am having a washer and dryer delivered soon. Wondering if I need to have the washer drain recessed, or is it fine protruding from the floor about 2 inches? This is the way it was when I purchased ...
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LO Error code on Samsung front loading washing machine

My washing machine is displaying the error code "LO" which means there is a locking issue. However I cannot seem to find any instructions on how to solve this issue and my machine won't work....
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Why washing machines drain water continuously during spinning?

While spinning, washing machines tend to use their drain pump almost all the time. The pump is working all the time with the exception of some short periods (a couple of seconds long). Actually the ...
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Problems attaching cold hose for washing machine

Currently I only have the hot water hose going into our washing machine because the cold hose doesn't seem to want to screw on to the tap. Attached are photos showing the cold hose that doesn't attach,...
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Washing machine 7kg and washing an item 2.5 kg [closed]

I have a 7kg washing machine. I also have a blanket that is about 2.5kg and can be washed in a washing machine (based on its labels and material). I think that the blanket fits inside the drum but my ...
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LG Washer plays dead. Re-plugging sometimes revives it?

I have an LG washer: WM2650H. This morning it was dead: pressing the ON/OFF switch did nothing. When I unplugged, and plugged it in again, I could switch it on again. I left it off for half an hour, ...
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Frigidaire affinity washer won't fill

I have a Frigidaire washing machine that at first would not dispense water during the rinse cycle. I ignored that because it only happened on certain settings. Now, the washer won't fill with water. I ...
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Will Front Load Washing Machine (BLDC motor) rated for 220V 60Hz work in another country with 220V 50Hz?

I currently have Daewoo DWC-ED1292 Washing Machine in the Middle East. It's rated for 220V 60Hz. I'm moving to another country with 220V 50Hz. I couldn't find any detailed manual for the machine ...
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Washing machine waste pipe

Location: West Bengal India. Electrical supply: 240V AC. Model: IFB TL-SDR 6.5 Kg Aqua. Question: Should I install a stand pipe for waste water draining for now, or later, if the washing machine ...
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Cause of thumping noise and resistance to rotation by rotor in Fisher Paykel AquaSmart top loading washer?

I have a Fisher/Paykel AquaSmart top loading washer model WL37T26CW2. Since about 3 months the direct drive makes a thumping noises during wash / spin cycles, and makes thumping noises and shows ...
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What’s up with this washer’s wiring?

My washing machine starting acting strangely today. While it was washing it would periodically beep and all the LEDs would flash at the same time. It started getting worse and just beeping ...
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Stacking Washer and Dryer from different brands

I have a front loading washing machine and dryer from two different brands. The washing machine is a Samsung machine and the dryer is a gas Maytag. Can I stack them?
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What happens if the washing machine discharge hose is too far down the stand pipe?

I never knew you shouldn't insert more than 5" of the hose down the stand pipe. Installed mine about a year ago, and I believe I had at least 12" down the pipe. Haven't seen any problem so ...
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Direct Drive Washer is going into spin cycle and then into neutrAl drain

I have a 30 year old Kitchen Aid Direct Drive Washer. I recently replaced the Neutral Drain Pack. I also replaced the oil with 80w- 90 gear oil. All functions work well except the machine goes ...
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How to properly install a washer drain with a floor drain?

I need to install a washing machine drain using a cast iron floor drain. The area is very small, and this is the only drain I can use (I do not own the home so cannot do much about the plumbing). The ...
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What is the difference between washing machine belts: 1287 8PHE and 1287 8PH?

My washing machine belt has broken. I have found two belts, sellers of which say in description that they compatible with my appliance (Electrolux EWT9125W). 8PHE belt is 3 times more expensive than ...
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Why is the tub of my Whirlpool Cabrio washer so low?

I have a Whirlpool Cabrio top-loading washing machine model WTW8540BW0. The tub seems to be lower than it should be. There's a gap of 2" or more between the bottom of the top of the washer and ...
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How best to determine which of these is the washing machine cold water outlet?

In the pic you can see the two water outlets for my washing machine. I had marked these out previously but seems markings came off with wallpaper. I had 2 red handle on one of which broke so the red ...
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Why won't my laundry shutoff valves close?

See below for images of my Washing Machine valves. This is an older home but can't seem to get the water levers to budge. I don't want to apply too much force either way in fear of breaking something. ...
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What is the capacity size of my Maytag washer model number MTW574OTQO [closed]

Model MTW574OTQO. SERIAL CW2542489 need capacity size
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Cause of recurring out-of-balance during wash / spin cycle in Fisher Paykel AquaSmart top loading washer?

I have a Fisher/Paykel AquaSmart top loading washer model WL37T26CW2. Since about a month ago the washer repeatedly goes out of balance mid-wash, even with the smallest lightest fewest number of items,...
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Whirlpool washer intermittent high-speed spin

I have a Whirlpool Duet direct-drive front-load washer from 2014, model # WFW170H68W2. It washes fine, but when it's time to spin out the water, it only intermittently gets up to high-speed spin. ...
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How do I remove the washing machine's outlet tube?

I have a washing machine drain tube that empties into a sink. The water that comes out is really sulfurous and stinks. I want to replace the tube, but I am not sure how to remove this. I would hire a ...
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How to handle 2 hoses going into 1 standpipe

I have a tiny sink in the basement with a hot/cold faucet and a standpipe, for our clothes washer. Got a new washer, and I'm having problems figuring how to attach everything up: The attachment I ...
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Is there a height requirement for hot/cold washing machine supplies

Is there a minimum height requirement for the hot/cold water supplies for my washing machine? I know there are strict requirements for the drainage (i.e: the standpipe) but I could not find anything ...
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What can cause washing machine to clean improperly

The washing machine (Whirlpool AWO/C 6104, about years old) seems to work well (pumps water in, heats, spins in both directions, detergent is washed out completely, drains... all you could expect). ...
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Can Electrical Leak into Copper Pipes Cause Corroison?

My Lg Washing machine is leaking electrical current into my copper water lines when idle. 16v from the cold water line and 3v from the hot line. After purchasing this washing machine, I began to ...
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Why do washing machines require high pressure to operate?

Edited: From most sources on the internet I see that washing machines require valves require atleast 20psi to open. Why do washing machines require more anymore pressure than would be required to wash ...
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kenmore model 110.21252112 will spin but not agitate

My Kenmore model 110.212112 will spin out nicely but will not agitate, local appliance place that works on washers and such said agitator dogs, the repair man came and could not get the agitator loose,...
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Washer and Condensing Dryer Share the Same Drain?

Just moved to Germany again. I want to buy a new washer and condensing dryer. The Germans laundry rooms are all the same. The washer discharge hose connects (screws) onto fitting on the wall. I ...
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washer won't go into the rinse cycle, just hums

My Whirlpool top load agitator washer is filling, draining and spinning just fine in the wash cycle, but when it hits the rinse cycle, it stops and makes a humming sound. If I lift the lid the sound ...
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Agitator problem whirlpool topload washer; spin ok

LSB6300PW4 Washer fills, starts agitating, then after a minute or 2 it stops agitating and there's a burning smell. When it stops agitating I continue hearing a click/ticking noise behind timer. If I ...
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Washing machine stops mid cycle, drains and freezes

I own Bosch WVD24520EU ( maxx 5 wash + dry ). When I start the washing cycle, it fails / freezes aproximately halfway ( when tested on quick program, out of 15 minutes 8 are left). It drains correctly,...
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Why are we to leave a front-loader clothes washer open, but not the dishwasher?

Everywhere, everybody, says to leave the door open on your front-load laundry washer so it can dry out and not accumulate mold. But no one, anywhere, says to leave the door open on your dishwasher. ...
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Drain Location for Washing Drain Pan

I have an upstairs laundry room that my plumber accidentally destroyed and is now replacing (new floor, plumbing changes, etc). I want to do things the right way but not overkill. This is less about ...
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Washing machine (Electrolux, front loader) motor is heating up

Recently I've changed the drum bearings on my now 13 year-old washing machine. All went fine, the drum spins properly but at the end of a program, there's a noticeable burnt-like smell that wasn't ...
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Stacked Washer/Dryer not getting enough power

I just got a brand new stacked GE washer/dryer. I have a 30A breaker and I am running 10/2 with a 3 prong outlet. The breaker is double pole and I have the black wire in one and white in the other and ...
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