How to repair a washing machine with his own hands
Modern washing machine is a complicated device, independent repair that can lead to its ultimate failure. Nevertheless, in some cases it is possible to cope with repairs on their own.
You will need:
- screwdriver under the cross; - Pliers; - Tester.
Instruction how to repair a washing machine with his own hands
Evaluate the nature of the washing machine to malfunction. If you stopped working some modes and there is failure in the electronics, then solve the problem yourself, you will most likely not be able to, and you will have to contact the service center.
One of the frequent cases of refusal of the washing machine is a failure of the electric heater (TEN), it can be replaced independently. Before starting repairs, disconnect the washing machine from the mains by pulling the plug out of the socket. Shut off the water, then drain it balances, opening hatch in the bottom of the case.
TAN can be located on the front side of the washing machine and from the rear, so to get the instruction or relevant information on the Internet. Then loosen the screws fixing the front (rear) of the chassis and remove it.
Reaching the heating element, disconnect the wires to it and to the temperature sensor. Loosen and remove the heater. Check heater tester to ensure its failure. Take a faulty heater in a sample and buy exactly the same. Reassemble in reverse order.
Quite often a problem when using the washing machine becomes a water leak. When such a failure it is important to determine the location of leaks, therefore, seeing the water on the floor, do not rush to immediately turn off the power. The exception is a situation where the water flows very quickly.
As a rule, the most common cause of leaks are poorly tightened mounting supply hose and drain water. Sometimes the water flows from the tray for detergents, in this case the cause of the malfunction is blockage of the rubber pipe (hose), through which the water with the detergent enters the drum machine. Nozzle clogs clumps of detergent, it occurs if it is installed with a kink.
To clean a clogged hose, remove the top panel of the washing machine, then remove the detergent tray. Unscrew the screws that hold the control unit and remove it, it can interfere with. Important for you to get free access to places of fastening of a hose, as it will likely have little to turn to avoid clogging in the future.
The rubber tube is attached resilient steel rings. Squeeze the ends of the ring with pliers and turn the hose so that it no longer bend. Then remember the hose by hand, eliminating clogging. Splash in the detergent tray some water to wash out the hose completely. Collect the washing machine in reverse order.