Washer Repair Guides

Don’t let your laundry pile up from a broken washing machine—check out these easy-to-follow repair guides. Tell us your model number to find even more specific recommendations and the replacement parts you need to get your washer running at full speed.

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How to Replace the Door Boot on a Front-Load Washer

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If your washer leaks from under the door panel, replace the rubber door boot if it's torn.

How to Replace the Lid Switch/Lock Assembly on a Top-Load Washer

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If the lid switch or lid lock fails, many top load washers won't run. You can install a new switch/lock assembly—this repair guide shows you how.

How to Replace the Drain Pump on a Front-Load Washer

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Follow these steps to replace the drain pump if it's not removing water from the washer.

How to Replace the Electronic Control Board on a Top-Load Washer

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The electronic control board is a major component that orchestrates the washer's functions. These instructions explain how to replace the electronic control board in a top-load washer.

How to Replace the Door Lock Assembly on a Front-Load Washer

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If your front-load washer won't start because the door won't lock, replace the door lock assembly if it's defective.

How to Replace the Drain Pump in a Top-Load Washer

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If there's water in your washer at the end of the spin cycle, the drain pump could be faulty. If the drain and drain hose are clear, you can follow these instructions to replace the drain pump.

How to Replace the Machine Control Board in a Front-Load Washer

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If the machine control board is completely dead or won't activate the washer components properly, replace it by following these instructions.

How to Replace a Water Inlet Valve on a Vertical Modular Top-Load Washer

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If the water inlet valve on your vertical modular top-load washer isn't controlling the flow of water into your washing machine, follow these step-by-step instructions to replace the valve.

How to Replace the Spin Basket in a Top-Load Washer

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If the spin basket on your top-load washer is damaged, you can replace it with a new one. Just follow these step-by-step instructions.

How to Replace a Motor Control Board on a Front-Load Washer

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The motor control board makes sure the motor spins in the right direction and at the right speed. You can install a new motor control board—just follow these 6 steps.

How to Replace a Water Inlet Valve on a Front-Load Washer

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The water valve assembly is the gatekeeper for water entering your front-load washer. You can replace it yourself, following these instructions.

How to Replace the Motor Coupler on a Top-Load Washer

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If the washer drains but won’t agitate or spin, the motor coupler might have broken to protect the drive motor from damage. Follow these steps to replace a broken motor coupler.

How to Replace the Direct-Drive Motor on a Front-Load Washer

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These instructions show how to replace a beltless drive motor that attaches directly to the washer spin basket.

How to Replace the Agitator Dogs in a Top-Load Washer

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If the top of the agitator moves both ways instead of just one, replace the agitator dogs, using the steps in this repair guide.

How to Replace the Shifter Assembly in a Top-Load Washer

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The shifter motor switches the washer's drive motor between the agitate and spin modes. If your washer's basket won't budge, the shifter could be the problem. Follow these steps to replace it in less than 45 minutes.

How to Replace the Clutch Assembly in a Top-Load Washer

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If the washer spins when the basket is empty but not when the basket is full, the problem could be the clutch assembly. These steps explain how to replace it.

How to Replace the Drive Block on a Top-Load Washer

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The drive block rotates the spin basket. If the basket wobbles or rattles in the spin mode because the drive block is worn out, replace the drive block following these directions.

How to Replace the Drive Motor in a Top-Load Washer

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The drive motor creates the rotation that turns the spin basket and agitator. If those components won't budge, replace the drive motor using these step-by-step instructions.

How to Replace the Basket Drive in a Top-Load Washer

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If the washer screeches or squeals in the spin mode and the basket won't spin smoothly, replace the basket drive, following the steps in this repair guide.

How to Replace the Gear Case in a Top-Load Washer

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If the washer won't spin or agitate with the motor running, replace the gearcase, following the steps in this repair guide.

How to Replace the User Interface Board in a Front-Load Washer

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Follow these steps to replace the user interface board in your front-load washer if the buttons or lights are broken.

How to Replace the Clutch Band in a Top-Load Washer

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If the washer spins when the basket is empty but doesn’t spin when the basket is full, a worn-out clutch band could be the problem. These instructions show how to replace the clutch band.

How to Replace the Lid Switch in a Direct-Drive Top-Load Washer

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Replace the lid switch if it doesn't detect the position of the lid.

How to Replace the Timer in a Direct-Drive Top-Load Washer

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Replace the timer if it doesn't advance or work properly.

How to Replace the Water Inlet Valve on a Direct-Drive Top-Load Washer

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Replace the water inlet valve on your direct-drive top-load washer if the washer fills when unplugged or won't fill at all.

How to Replace the Water Level Pressure Switch on a Direct-Drive Top-Load Washer

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Replace the water level pressure switch on your direct-drive top-load washer if the washer overfills or doesn’t fill.

How to Replace the Water Temperature Switch on a Direct-Drive Top-Load Washer

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Replace the water temperature switch on your direct-drive top-load washer if the water temperature is wrong.