The most commonly reported problems with LG washing machines are an unusual odor, the washer filling too slowly, leaking and motor failure. Error codes are used to determine the cause of hardware failure on some LG washing machines.Continue Reading
The unusual smell experienced with front-loading washers is most often caused by mold or mildew. Mold and mildew occur when small drops of water are left behind after regular use. NBC News states that mold and mildew are hidden inside the machine and can be removed by cleaning the lint filter, which is located behind the front panel, as needed.
LG washing machines typically produce an error code if the problem is related to water levels or hardware failures. For example, the code SE indicates a problem with the motor of some front-loading LG washing machines, while the code IE indicates the washer is filling too slowly on some top-loading machines. The IE code issue can be remedied by opening the water valves connected to the machine or cleaning the filters on hoses connected to the top-loading machine.
A leaking front-loading LG washing machine can often be fixed by replacing the dispenser, if needed, and replacing the gaskets that seal the door. Using the appropriate amount of HE washing detergent also helps prevent leaks and other issues with LG front-loading washing machines.Learn more about Washers & Dryers
While sounds of high-pitched whining or water gurgling aren't reasons to be concerned when operating your Crosley washing machine, other sounds may indicate problems. There are several ways to troubleshoot simple problems such as the washer not turning on. Immediately reducing the size of a problematic washload can often help, as can tightening the nuts onthe machine and ensuring all doors are closed and seal properly. Ensuring a good water supply and effective drainage by checking faucets and hoses is also important.Full Answer >
Common problems with combination washer and dryers include failure to start, failure to spin or tumble and failure of the dryer to heat. Other problems include failure of the washer to drain, water leakage and dirty or wet clothes at the end of washing and drying cycles respectively.Full Answer >
Typical causes of a Whirlpool washer not spinning include clothing caught between the tub and liner, a bad drive belt or electrical problems. If the machine does not spin, it does not wring the water from the wash or rinse cycles.Full Answer >
Some common problems that Samsung washing machines have are developing rust around the soap dispenser, the pump attached to the drum breaking and making loud noises and vibrating during the spin cycle. Each of these issues have been frequently identified by owners of Samsung washing machines, accordin to Consumer Affairs.Full Answer >