washing machine washer error problem diagnosis repair nairobi kenya

Your washing machine is, just like any other machine, vulnerable to breakages and malfunctions. While we offer washing machine installation, repair and maintenance services in Nairobi, some of our clients and potential inquirers may be beyond our coverage areas (Nairobi and its environs). For those with some technical know how on how to handle mechanical and electric problems, we have here an elimination list that you can use to locate and possibly fix the errors or problems in your washing machine

STEP BY STEP WASHING MACHINE ERROR & PROBLEM DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR, NAIROBI
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Washing Machine does not work and makes no noise
Confirm if the washing machine is plugged in securely
Confirm with the circuit breaker or fuse box
Test the outlet for current that serves the washer
Confirm that the water supply valves are turned on
Inspect the washing machine filter screens
Check for overheating in the washing machine
Test the water level switch
Test the timer control
Test the lid switch
Test the water inlet valve
Inspect the water pump
Test the centrifugal switch
Test the motor
Washer does not work but it makes noise
Check that the water supply valves are turned on
Check the filter screens of the washer
Check for overheating in the washer
Check the water pump in the machine
Check the water inlet valve of the machine
Check the motor of the washer
No water is entering the wash tub
– or no hot water
– or no cold water
Check that the water supply valves are turned on
Inspect the water supply hoses for kinks
Check the filter screens
Test the water level switch for issues
Test the water temperature switch for errors
Test the timer control for issues
Test the water inlet valve of the washer
The water fills the wash tub too slowly
Check that the water valves are turned on full
Check the water pressure at the tap
Check the filter screens
Test the water inlet valve
The tub does not fill with enough water
Test the water level switch
Check that the drain hose is positioned roughly as high as the top of the inner tub
The water overflows the wash tub
Check the timer control
Check the water level switch
Inspect the air tube for damage
Check the water inlet valve
Water drains out of the machine during the wash or rinse cycle
Check the drain control lever
Test the drain control coils
Check the cam bar
Test the timer control
Wrong temperature of water is used
Water supply hoses may be reversed
Hot or cold water supply valve may be turned off
Water supply hose may be kinked
Check water inlet valve
Water drains out of the washer while it is filling
Check the drain hose, it should be at least as high as the top of the wash tub, about 38 inches.
The drain hose must sit loosely in the house drain. Do not seal the air gap around the drain hose or a siphon will occur.
Check the drain control lever
Test the drain control coils
Check the cam bar
Water drips into the wash tub when the washer is off
Replace the water inlet valve
Water doesn’t drain out of the wash tub
Inspect the drain hose for kinks
Test the timer control
Test the lid switch (some models)
Inspect the water pump
Inspect the drive belt (belt drive only)
Inspect the motor coupler
Water is leaking onto the ground
Inspect the water supply connections
Inspect the drain hose
Inspect the water pump
Inspect outer tub for cracks or corrosion
Inspect the tub seal
Inspect the tub bearing
Washer agitator does not move
Test the lid switch
Inspect the motor coupler
Inspect the drive belt (belt drive only)
Inspect under the washer for soot (clutch)
Test the motor
Inspect the pulley
Test the transmission
Inspect the agitator
Inspect the pump coupling
Test the water level switch
Washer agitator movement is weak or moves in only one direction
Check the washer agitator
Check the washer motor coupler
Check the drive belt (belt drive only)
Check under the washer for soot (clutch)
Check the washer motor
Check the washer pulley
Check the washer transmission
Check the washer pump coupling

Washig Machine drum does not spin
Check the lid switch
Check the timer control
Check the centrifugal switch
Check the water level switch
Check the motor coupler
Check the drive belt (belt drive only)
Check under the washer for soot (clutch)
Check the washer motor
Check the washer pulley
Check the washer transmission
Clothes are too wet after washer spin cycle
This may be a spin problem or a drain problem
Drain:
Make sure the drain line is clear
Check the drain hose for a partial blockage
Inspect the water pump
Spin:
Test the lid switch
Test the timer control
Test the centrifugal switch
Test the water level switch
Inspect the motor coupler
Inspect the drive belt (belt drive only)
Inspect under the washer for soot (clutch)
Test the motor
Inspect the pulley
Test the transmission
Cycle does not advance
If the washing machine fills with water and begins agitating, but the timer does not advance, the timer probably needs to be replaced
If the timer does not advance while the washer is in a spin cycle, the timer probably needs to be replaced
If the timer does not advance during the rinse cycle, check whether water has filled the tub, if not, it is likely cold water related. Check the cold water supply valve, check the supply hose for kinks, check the filter screen and check the water inlet valve
Burning or electrical smell
Unplug the washer
Locate the source of the odor then read the instructions in the related section
Bad smell / odour coming from clothes or machine
Check that the drain line is clear
Check the drain hose for kinks or blockages
Check pump for blockages
Check for build up of soap in the outer tub
Check for article of clothing stuck in the outer tub
Washing Machine is noisy or vibrates too much
General tips
Balance the load
Level the machine
Inspect the water pump for a blockage
Inspect the coupling
Inspect the transmission
Adjust the drive belt tension
Check the motor bearings
Check the drum brakes
Goes out of balance too often
General tips
Balance the load
Level the machine
Inspect the water pump
Clothing is damaged
Inspect agitator for cracks or rough spots
Inspect for rust spots
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