Tip 1: How to repair a washing machine

Washer is an indispensable tool in the home, providing the opportunity to the hostess maximum exclusion of manual labor.Current models of machines are able to perform most of the functions of washing, including spinning and drying laundry.But sometimes even the most reliable of the wash out of the system.Is it possible to repair the washing machine yourself?
you need
  • screwdriver, a set of wrenches
Guide
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Subject to all conditions stipulated by the manufacturer, the washing machine can last for several years without the need for repair.One of the conditions for proper operation - compliance with loading machine.At constant overstating standards loading apparatus may soon fail.
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malfunctions resulting from the operation of washing machines, can be both small and serious.For small breakdowns can be attributed clogged filter supply and drain water.To correct this problem perform the cleaning of the filter elements.
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serious problems include the destruction of the bearings
of the drum.The symptoms of the fault - a leak of water from the tank and the emergence of his strong play.When you start the machine makes loud knock and begins to vibrate.Before removing a fault unplug the unit and disconnect all communication.
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Remove the rear, top and front covers of the machine.They can be fixed latch hidden (depending on the grade of the washing machine).Disconnect the rubber buffer tank connected, usually with the rim of the tank metal clothespins.
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Remove the counterweights at the top of the tank.Disconnect the pump inlet and a belt transmission connecting the motor shaft with the impeller shaft.The tank is suspended on springs and removed relatively easily.The rotating part of the tank is seated on a shaft which is supported by bearings mounted in a housing fixed part of the tank.Bearing replacement is the purpose of repair.Remove the bearings and replace them with serviceable parts.The assembly of the unit in the reverse order.

Tip 2: How to repair a washing machine with his hands

modern washing machine is a complex unit, independent repair which could lead to its ultimate failure.However, in some cases it is possible to cope with repairs on their own.
How to repair a washing machine with his own hands
you need
  • - screwdriver under the cross;- Pliers;- Tester.
Guide
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evaluate the nature of the fault of the washing machine.If you stopped working some modes and there is malfunction of electronics, then solve the problem yourself, you will most likely not be able to, and you will have to contact the service center.
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One of the frequent cases of failure of the washing machine is a failure of the electric heater (TEN), it can be replaced independently.Before the start of repairs disconnect the washing machine from the network by removing the plug from the socket.Shut off the water, then drain the remnants, opening hatch in the bottom of the case.
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heater can be located on the front side of the washing machine, and with the back, so get in the instructions or on the Internet the information you need.Then loosen the screws that secure the front (back) of the chassis and remove it.
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Reaching the heating element, disconnect the wires to it and to the temperature sensor.Loosen and remove the heater.Check heater tester to make sure the malfunction.Take the faulty heater as a sample and buy exactly the same.Reassemble in reverse order.
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quite often a problem when using the washing machine becomes a water leak.When such a failure, it is important to determine the place of leakage, therefore, seeing the water on the floor, do not rush to immediately turn off the power.The exception is when the water flows very quickly.
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Typically, the most common cause of leaks are Loose mounting supply hose and drain water.Sometimes, the water flows from the tray for detergents, in which case the cause of the malfunction is blockage of the rubber pipe (hose), through which water and detergent enters the drum machine.Nozzle clogs clumps of detergent, it occurs if it is installed with a kink.
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To clean a clogged hose, remove the top panel of the washing machine, then remove the detergent tray.Remove the screws holding the control unit and remove it, it can interfere.Important for you to get free access to the site of attachment of the hose as it is likely to have little to turn to avoid clogging in the future.
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resilient rubber tube attached steel rings.Squeeze the ends of the ring with pliers and turn the hose so that it is no longer bend.Then remember the hose by hand, eliminating the blockage.Splash tray detergent a little water to wash out the hose completely.Assemble the washer in reverse order.
Sources:
  • repair automatic washing machines
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