"Reliance appliance repair" specialize in washer machines, but sometimes there is a simple solution to a simple problem.





Washer does not work and makes no noise:



Check the washer is plugged in securely./ Check the circuit breaker or fuse box./ Test the outlet for current./ Check that the water supply valves are turned on./ Inspect the filter screens./ Test for overheating./ test the water level switch./ Test the timer control./ test the water inlet valve./ Inspect the water pump./ test the motor




Washer does not work but it makes noise:



Check that the water supply valves are turned on./ Inspect the filter screens./ Test for overheating./ Inspect the water pump./ Test the water inlet valve./ test the motor.




Water drains out 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 does not drain out of the wash tub:



Inspect the drain hose for kinks./ Test the timer control./ Test the lid switch./ Inspect the water pump./ Inspect the drive belt./ Inspect the motor coupler.



Agitator does not move:


Test the lid switch./ Inspect the motor coupler./ inspect the drive belt./ Inspect under the washer for soot./ Test the motor./ Inspect the pulley./ Test the transmission./ Inspect the agitator./ Inspect the pump coupling./ Test the water level switch.




Drum does not 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./ Inspect under the washer for soot./ Test the motor./ Inspect the pulley./ Test the transmission./




Noisy or vibrates to much:


Balance the load./ Level the machine./ Inspect the water pump for blockage./ Inspect the coupling./ Inspect thetransmission./ Adjust the drive belt tension./ Check the motor bearings./ Check the drum brakes.




caution. It is not recommended to fix an appliance on your own. Gas and electricity can be very hazardous. Please call a professional appliance repair technician for all your appliance needs.