Front-Load Washer Repair guides

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Repair guides for Repair guides common to all front-load washers

How to replace a water inlet valve on a front-load washer
January 01, 2016

How to replace a water inlet valve on a front-load washer

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

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace the door lock assembly on a front-load washer
January 01, 2016

How to replace the door lock assembly on a front-load washer

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

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace the door boot on a front-load washer
January 01, 2016

How to replace the door boot on a front-load washer

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

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less
How to replace a motor control board on a front-load washer
July 01, 2013

How to replace a motor control board on a front-load washer

The motor control board makes sure the motor spins in the right direction and at the right speed. You can install a new …

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace the machine control board in a front-load washer
July 01, 2013

How to replace the machine control board in a front-load washer

If the machine control board is completely dead or won't activate the washer components properly, replace it by followin…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less
How to replace the drain pump on a front-load washer
July 01, 2013

How to replace the drain pump on a front-load washer

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

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less
How to replace the user interface board in a front-load washer
July 01, 2013

How to replace the user interface board in a front-load washer

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

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace the direct-drive motor on a front-load washer
July 01, 2013

How to replace the direct-drive motor on a front-load washer

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

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less

Symptoms for front-load washers

April 19, 2023

Main causes: leaky water supply hoses, clogged drain system, torn door boot, cracked outer tub, overfilling…

April 19, 2023

Main causes: garments left in the washer, damaged spin basket, worn outer tub bearing, faulty drive motor, bad electroni…

April 19, 2023

Main causes: bad door lock assembly, wiring failure, bad electronic control board, drain system failure, bad water-level…

Articles and videos for front-load washers

How to use your washing machine efficiently
June 16, 2023

How to use your washing machine efficiently

Find tips for using your washing machine efficiently to save energy and help reduce utility bills.…

How to get rid of mold in a front-load washer
April 04, 2023

How to get rid of mold in a front-load washer

Learn what steps to take to prevent and get rid of moldy odor in a front-load washer.…

How to replace the door boot on a Frigidaire front-load washer
June 23, 2022

How to replace the door boot on a Frigidaire front-load washer

See the step-by-step procedure for replacing the rubber door boot on a Frigidaire front-load washer.…