Questions tagged [washing-machine]

For questions about clothes washing machines (also referred to as clothes washer or laundry machine).

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Prevent washer from leaving brown splotchy stains on clothes

Our clothes will periodically come out of our washing machine with brown splotchy stains. I suspect it's either rust or oil/grease getting into the drum. How can I diagnose what it is exactly, and ...
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What could be the cause of black streaks on the rubber seal on a front loading washer?

I have a LG front loading washer (about 2 years old) that has worked fine for little bit over a year. Some time ago though black streak marks started appearing on the rubber that seals the washer door ...
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Why is my washing machine standpipe overflowing even after snaking/jetting every way to Sunday?

I have lived in my house for 3 years now with the same washing machine..in the past month my washing machine drain pipe has started to over flow. I do live in the country and drain my kitchen sink and ...
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Would this buildup cause "dHE" error on an LG Tromm dryer?

Got the machine off craigslist. During the drying cycle it stops and shows the error. The user manual tells that with dHE error I should inspect the water supply, if the water supply is within spec, ...
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Why won't the lower agitator on my washing machine spin?

I have a Whirlpool top load washing machine. I recently replaced the dogs on the agitator which was very easy. The top agitator works like it is supposed to, but the bottom doesn't move. It's like it'...
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How to prevent washing machine discharge from spraying out of drain?

Since moving into a new house, we've been battling with an issue with our washing machine. We've got it plumbed in beneath a sink (as the previous owners had done) as shown in the image below: Above ...
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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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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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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 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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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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LG WT4801CW washer grinding noise

When the inside tub rotates, there's a grinding sound. When I turn the rotor assembly from the bottom of the washer, it also has a grinding sound. After I remove the rotor assembly and turn the tub, ...
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Brand new LG washing machine tripping AFCI combination breaker in new house

Hey this is less of a question than a problem I was able to trouble shoot, but I have a feeling other people might be going through the same situation and might have come up with other solutions to ...
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I live in NJ. Do I need a p-trap and vent on a washer drain line not going directly to the stack?

Here is my situation. As it sits now, my washer drains directly into the slop sink right next to it. I live in a split level and I am moving the washer & Dryer up one half level about 6 feet in ...
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Connect washing machine drain pipe to existing outlet

I am trying to install a washing machine next to our boiler. I don't have an SDS drill so I'm trying to get away with not drilling a hole in the cavity wall. There's an existing hole through the wall ...
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Maytag washer Duet direct drive. stuck , door won't open

I have model # WFW72HEDW0 Whirlpool Duet Washer cannot open door, stopped in cycle. cannot turnoff power from panel. last showed an E1 error code.
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Washer makes humming noise, does not agitate, but can drain and fill water?

This is the same Frigidaire FEX831FS4 washer and dryer combo which few weeks ago due to unbalanced load the switch wire had snapped. I spliced the wire back together and washer worked again for a ...
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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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Loud squeal from washing machine

I have an old Maytag top-load washing machine, model LA182. At the end of the spin cycle, it often makes an extremely loud squealing noise, like a car with bad brakes. I assume there is in fact ...
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New Samsung Steam Dryer condensation in display

I just got my new Samsung electric washer with Steam Cycle, This One, After using it I noticed it started to accumulate water vapor in the display in a way that makes it hard to read the numbers on it,...
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Is it normal to have water left in front loading washing machine after the cycle?

I just moved into a new apt, hooked up the washer and decided to do a test run. But I did not realize that the door was not shut tight although I did hear the locking click right before the cycle ...
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Opened washing machine door when it said it had finished and water came flooding out

The washing cycle had finished and I couldn't open the door but when I finally did all of the water came flooding out. Have I broken the washing machine? And how come it said it had finished but was ...
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Frigidaire clothes washer drum does not turn

My Frigidaire front loading washing machine has stopped turning. I have let it run through a short cycle, and the timer does run through the entire cycle. The drum fills up, and the pump operates to ...
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Washer tripping gfi outlet

I've been living in my house for almost two years and my washer and dryer have been working fine. I have a maytag Neptune washer and dryer, just the other day I took a packet of tide washing machine ...
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How do I stack a washer and dryer without a stacking kit?

I have a Samsung front-load washer and dryer that I want to stack. The original stacking kit (SK-2A) is no longer available, but looks like this: The replacement stacking kit (SK-3A or SK-5A) is ...
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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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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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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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Should a washing machine shutoff valve be replaced?

I have Symmons washing machine shutoff valve like this: My problem with it is that in order to turn water on/off, I need to apply some force to the handle. It's not like I'm struggling much to do it,...
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Connect Drum Hose To Washing Machine

I disconnected my drum hose from my washing machine to clean it out, and now I am unable to get it re-connected. Can someone give some guidance on how to do this? I have a Maytag front-loader Model - ...
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Washing Machine pauses several times while working

I have a Samsung 6.5kg washing machine (WA65H4300HA). I have been using it for about 6 years without any issues. But now, sometimes, while the machine is running, it pauses for 5 - 20 minutes several ...
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Speed Queen (Alliance) laundry system regularly shows different errors - bad control board?

I have a speed queen laundry system, washer dryer stack, fully electric. Model # is Alliance ATEE9AGP173TW01 Lately I seem to get a different error code every other time i use it. Codes I see are &...
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My Bravos XL washer shows "drn" error on all cycles except rinse?spin

I have a Maytag Bravos XL washer. After a recent power outage it started showing "drn" (drain) error during every cycle except the rinse/spin cycle. The washer stops with the drn code and ...
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Washing machine stops mid cycle, buttons stop working, works again after an hour or two

My washing machine stops working mid-cycle, sometimes after a few minutes. After it stopped, the buttons will no longer work, and if I wait a while (sometimes 10 minutes, sometimes 2 hours), it will ...
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Water crossover in condo unit

When I open the kitchen and bathroom cold faucets, I notice that hot water flows out for about 2-3 mins before turning cold. Once the tap runs cold, I have to wait ~1 hour before experiencing this ...
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Holes in washer basket

I recently removed the agitator in my Whirlpool (model LSQ8500JQ1) washer to replace the "dogs". The bottom of the basket looked like this: Something is missing in the upper hole, what is ...
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Kenmore washing machine stuck at sense cycle with drum bashing against side walls

For a while now the spin cycle has seemingly got ever so more loud. I removed the surround to the tub which looks to be for fabric softener to drip into it and then into the double wall of the bowl, ...
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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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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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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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How to release door catch on Samsung front loading washer

Washer door wouldn't latch closed. While trying to figure out what was wrong, I triggered the latch into the closed/locked position with the door open. Anybody know how to get it to release? Model ...
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How can I bypass a door open error code on an LG top load washer?

I have a LG WT7100CW top load washing machine. Right now it won't operate and it keeps throwing up a dE error code. Basically it thinks that door is open/it can't lock the door. I pulled the door ...
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washer draining

Having problems with very loud spin cycle and were told by a service worker that the bearings were being damaged. He said draining height was too high(8 ft), causing the problem, making the pump work ...