Signs That You May be in Need of Washer Appliance Repair

Fred's Appliance
May 14, 2014

Your washing machine is likely one of your most highly used appliances. In fact, depending on one’s family size, it is not uncommon for homeowners to run multiple loads of laundry a day. With an appliance that you rely on so heavily, it is vital that you ensure that it is in proper working order at all times, and if it isn’t, that you have it repaired as soon as possible before it stops working completely. However, many individuals do not know how they can tell if their washer needs to be repaired. Luckily, as with most appliances, your washer will generally give off clear signs when its need to be repaired. Here are a few of the signs that you can look for that can indicate that you may be in need of washer appliance repair.

Your Washer Makes Excessive Noise When it is Running

While every washer makes a certain amount of noise when it is running, you may have recently noticed that your washer has begun to make loud and/or unusual noises when it is running. Oftentimes, a washer will make weird noises periodically if the drum is off balance, which can be fixed by pausing the wash cycle and rearranging the clothes within you washer. However, if your washer is constantly making strange noises that are not related to a balance issue, consider having your unit serviced at your earliest convenience.

The Drum Isn’t Turning

This is often one of the most obvious signs to individuals that something is wrong with their washer, as they will notice that they don’t hear their washers drum spinning. If your washers drum is failing to spin, it is likely that there is something wrong with your washers interior belts and mechanisms. The washer drums movement is a vital part of the washing process, so if your washers drum is not working properly it is important that you hire a repair specialist to look at and repair your appliance.

Your Washer isn’t Draining Properly

When your washer has completed its cleaning cycle, there should not be any water remaining inside of your washer. If there is, and you have determined that no clothes were blocking the pump during the drain and spin cycle, then it is likely that there is a serious issue with your washer, including the possibility that your washers pump has failed. Due to the complicated nature of this issue, this is one of the most important repairs for you to not attempt yourself. Hire a repair specialist to ensure that your gets repaired properly.

Knowing the most common signs that can indicate that your washer is in need of repair is vital in ensuring that one of your most highly used appliances is ready to use whenever you need it. If you believe that something may be wrong with your washer, contact us. We can inspect and repair your washer so that you will not go without it when you need it most.

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