Category Archive for: ‘Washing Machine Repair and Maintenance’

Speed Queen Appliance Perks

Clothes Dryer

THE SPEED QUEEN DIFFERENCE BUILT FOR PERFORMANCE For more than a century, Speed Queen has built a legacy on providing equipment that stands up to any commercial laundry challenge. Making no compromises in performance, they refuse to be outdone in reliability or efficiency. Speed Queen’s commitment to quality is only matched by their commitment to your success. The result? The …

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Excessive Washer Vibration

Eccessive Vibrating Washer

We at Los Angeles Washer & Dryer Service often receive phone calls and emails regarding washers bouncing all over the place. In our decades of experience there really isn’t a mystery. The problem can be mechanical, in the case of Newton style Maytag Washer the belts can be worn. For most top-load washer machines it is being over-loaded. We have …

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Washing Machine is Noisy

Washing Machine

Los Angeles Washer & Dryer Service strive to give an diagnosis and estimate when you call for free. A noisy washing machine is often very difficult to diagnosis, however will do our best when you call. We would like to provide this general guide. If a front load washing machine is rumbling, and very noisy on spin, the main suspect …

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Clothes Still Soapy after Washing

Spoay Washer

We at Los Angeles Washer & Dryer are often asked about soapy clothes or white residue appearing on clothes being very noticeable, especially on darks, after washing. After years of experience we would like to share our knowledge with you. Customer find this very troublesome and there are three culprits to eliminate – The first is too much detergent. This …

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My Washer isn’t getting any Cold Water

Washer Knobs

When a washing machine allows cold water to enter the tub depends greatly upon its make and model. Some washing machines direct cold water only during certain cycles. Others allow hot and cold water to enter in an alternating fashion in order to equalize the water temperature. The first thing you should do is refer to your owner’s manual to …

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Clothes are wet after Spin Cycle

Clothes Pile

The clothes are wet after spinning   When the clothes are wet at the end of a cycle, check these: First: If you using a high-efficiency washer check to be sure you are you using the right type of soap. Next: Check the owner’s manual. If you are experiencing a mechanical issue they typically fall into these categories: Motor coupler …

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Reasons Why Your Washing Machine Won’t Spin

washing machine won't spin

Reasons Why a Top Load Washing Machine Won’t Spin: Correcting problems that occur with your washing machine will require knowing where to look for the problem. This can be accomplished by determining what the washer is supposed to be doing based on the cycle that it is on. When the washer enters the spin cycle but does not start to …

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Why is My Washing Machine Leaking?

Washing Machine Leaking Bubbles

Wet floors are hazardous and even a small leak can cause floor damage and be annoying to clean up. Many washing machine leaks are common to all models and can be found by a novice. A close inspection of your washing machine can help you find the leak. If you cannot find the leak the problem is more likely internal, …

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My Washing Machine Won’t Drain

washing machine won't drain

Top Load Washing Machines While front-loading clothes washing machines have recently gained in popularity, top-loading washers have been a common feature in many homes for decades. Whirlpool, Frigidaire, Maytag and Kenmore continue to produce top-loading machines, including, and the washers are available in a wide range of colors and sizes. If your washing machine will not drain or spin, you …

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How to Choose a New Washing Machine

new washing machines

Most top-loading washers that cost less than $500 didn’t wash as well, used more energy or water, couldn’t hold as much, or were tougher on laundry than more expensive models. And an inefficient machine can cost an added $130 or more to operate per year than our most efficient models. Front loaders in general are the better types when it …

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