February 15, 2018

How to avoid lint when washing clothes video

By Sears PartsDirect staff
How to avoid lint when washing clothes
How to avoid lint when washing clothes

A clean, fresh-smelling pile of laundry can give you a warm, fuzzy feeling—unless those warm fuzzies are flecks of lint all over your clothes. This video shows how you can prevent that lint from forming in the washer with easy tips on how to sort clothes correctly, proper load size and why water temperature makes a difference.

See our DIY Washer Repair page for troubleshooting videos, step-by-step repair guides and tips on how to keep your washing machine running efficiently.

Symptoms common to all washers

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Main causes: unbalanced load, loose spanner nut, worn drive block, broken shock absorber or suspension spring, debris in drain pump
Main causes: broken lid switch or lid lock, bad pressure switch, broken shifter assembly, faulty control system
Main causes: clogged drain hose, house drain clogged, bad drain pump, water-level pressure switch failure, bad control board or timer
Main causes: leaky water inlet valve, faulty water-level pressure switch, bad electronic control board
Main causes: lack of electrical power, wiring failure, bad power cord, electronic control board failure, bad user interface board
Main causes: water heater failure, bad water temperature switch, faulty control board, bad water valve, faulty water temperature sensor
Main causes: worn agitator dogs, bad clutch, broken motor coupler, shifter assembly failure, broken door lock, suspension component failure
Main causes: no water supply, bad water valves, water-level pressure switch failure, control system failure, bad door lock or lid switch
Main causes: bad lid switch or door lock, bad timer or electronic control board, wiring failure, bad water inlet valve assembly

Articles and videos common to all washers

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your washer.

September 26, 2019

Keeping your smart appliances secure from hackers

By Lyle Weischwill

Find out how to protect your smart appliances from malevolent invasions by hackers.

October 26, 2016

How to repair broken or damaged wires video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn how to repair broken, frayed or damaged wires in your appliances.

February 5, 2016

How to pre-treat clothing stains

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Get tips on how best to pre-treat stains on clothes, including when to treat them and what kind of product to use on specific stains.