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Serving the Four States Region since 1977 - family owned and operated!

 

You can save lots of money by taking care of the units you have.

Family owned & operated, proven track record for over 35 years.

Preventative Strategy to Maximize Your Units


Charlie's reminder: Make sure all machine power is disconnected before making checks inside the machine.

DAILY

  • Check that the door remains securely locked during the entire cycle.
  • Clean the cabinet top around soap dispenser.
  • Clean the soap dispenser and soap lid and check that all dispenser mounting screws are in place and tight.
  • Check the drain for leaking and proper draining.
  • Check the water connections for leaks.
  • Check door seal for foreign material.
  • Leave the loading door open to aerate the washer when not in use.

QUARTERLY

  • Check the drive belt for wear and proper tension.
  • Clean lint and other foreign material from around drive motor.
  • Remove water inlet hose filter screens and clean or replace as necessary.
  • Check all electrical components for moisture and wipe away any foreign debris.

ANNUALLY

  • Clean and remove lint and foreign debris from outside cover of VFD with a dry clean rag or dry brush.
  • Inspect all wire connections especially at relays, terminal connections and circuit boards for tightness.
  • Inspect and check tightness of mounting bolts that mount washer frames to floor. After any service, be sure to reinstall all panels and safety screens before reconnecting power.

 


 

 

Troubleshooting Tools

This listing is not an endorsement or approval of these publicly accessible resources.

Be aware that some items may be included in your warranty package. Some warranties may be voided if work is performed by any other person that an authorized agent. Please check your warranty for details.

WASHCO always recommends consulting a professional before performing any troubleshooting/ repair/maintenance on appliances.

 

Dexter Troubleshooting Link

Whirlpool Troubleshooting Link

As with any work with appliances:

safety is rule #1.

Clicking on the hyperlinks is your acceptance of no liability upon WASHCO for accessing the information.

 You can always research the manufactor’s website for more details.


 

Additional Tips:

Dryers

Thoroughly clean the dryer every year. Have an authorized service representative perform this maintenance.

Clean the lint filter before drying each load. The lint filter may be washed if needed. Annually remove lint filter and screw to vacuum the duct under it.

Inspect the exhaust duct for lint build-up after one year of service. Clean if necessary. Inspect every one to two years as required thereafter.

Inspect the outside weather hood frequently to make sure dampers move freely, dampers are not pushed in and that nothing has been set against them.

 

Frontload Washers

Leave the loading door open during extended periods of non-use to allow the wash drum to dry out and avoid a musty smell.

Check the filter screens in the fill hoses for debris or damage annually. Clean or replace them if necessary.

Check all hoses on a monthly basis for any visible signs of deterioration such as cracks, blisters or material wear. Replace immediately any hoses showing these signs.

 

Topload Washers

Leave the washer's lid open to allow the inside to dry out after use and avoid musty smells.

Check the filter screens in the fill hoses for debris or damage annually. Clean or replace them if necessary.

Check all hoses on a monthly basis for any visible signs of deterioration such as cracks, blisters or material wear. Replace immediately any hoses showing these signs.

 

Stacked Washer/Dryers

Leave the loading door open during extended periods of non-use to allow the wash drum to dry out and avoid a musty smell.

Check the filter screens in the fill hoses for debris or damage annually. Clean or replace them if necessary.

Check all hoses on a monthly basis for any visible signs of deterioration such as cracks, blisters or material wear. Replace immediately any hoses showing these signs.

Thoroughly clean the dryer every year. Have an authorized service representative perform this maintenance.

Clean the lint filter before drying each load. The lint filter may be washed if needed. Annually remove lint filter and screw to vacuum the duct under it.

Inspect the exhaust duct for lint build-up after one year of service. Clean if necessary. Inspect every one to two years as required thereafter.

Inspect the outside weather hood frequently to make sure dampers move freely, dampers are not pushed in and that nothing has been set against them.