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Washing Machine

10 Most Common Problems

Diagnosis &
Repair Cost

(U.S. dollars w/o tax)
1. Motor will not run 
 a. No AC power at the outlet  
 
- Transfer to electrician
 $43 - 58
 b. Defective timer $167 - 222
 c. Defective lid switch $95 - 126
 d. Defective Motor $175 - 250
 e. Defective water level switch $108 - 144

2. No agitate & spin - motor runs
  
 a. Broken belt $108 - 144
 b. Broken coupling $95 - 126

3. Water will not enter machine
  
 a. Water turned off $43 - 58
 b. Defective water fill valve $122 - 162
 c. Defective water temperature switch $113 - 150
 d. Defective timer $167 - 222

4. Machine will not agitate
  
 a. Stripped agitator spline $158 - 210
 b. Defective motor $175 - 250
 c. Internal transmission failure $175 - 325

5. Water does not drain from machine
  
 a. Clogged drain  
 - Transfer to plumber $43 - 58
 b. Defective pump $122 - 162
 c. Drain hose kinked $43 - 58

6. Machine spins slowly or not spinning
  
 a. Lid open $43 - 58
 b. Lid switch defective $95 - 126
 c. Defective spin tube $140 - 185
 d. Drive belt out of adjustment $68 - 90
 e. Defective wigwag $95 - 126
 f. Defective timer $167 - 222
 g. Broken wire at wigwag $68 - 90

7. Machine will not spray rinse
  
 a. Defective water fill valve $122 - 162
 b. Defective timer $167 - 222

8. Excessive vibration or machine walks
  
 a. Machine not level $68 - 90
 b. Snubber worn out $86 - 114
 c. Unbalanced load $43 - 58
 d. Broken suspension springs $110 - 175
 e. Shipping pins not removed $43 - 58

9. Machine leaking oil
  
 a. Transmission failure $175 - 325

10. Water splashing on floor
  
 a. Use of low water level w/high agitation $43 - 58
 b. Defective pump $149 - 198
 c. Defective water fill valve $122 - 162
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