Washer Articles & Tips

Common Washing Machine Noises Most washers produce sounds during operation that are considered normal and not indicative of any problems. For instance, a gentle humming or buzzing noise often occurs when the machine’s drive motor and drain pump... Read more .

Take a look at the pros and cons of each to help decide which is right for you. The average American family does nearly 400 loads of laundry every year. That’s a lot of dirty socks. While most families still use traditional top-loading washers... Read more .

Why does your top-load washing machine not fill up? Watch our video to discover if the problem is your washing machine water valves, a kink in the water hose or some type of clog. Washer Won’t Fill? Try These Troubleshooting Tips Your top-load... Read more .

Is your washer leaking? Here are the top reasons, plus simple tips on how to fix the most common washing machine problems. Got a puddle of water on the floor after doing a load of laundry? Don’t panic. It could be a simple problem that you can... Read more .

From unbalanced loads to trouble with your drain hose, we tackle the most common explanations for why your washing machine won’t drain or spin — and how to fix them. Washer Won’t Drain or Spin? Steps to Fixing Your Washing... Read more .

The main peril caused by overloading your washer is that it won’t last as long as it should. Packing too much laundry into the machine strains the drive parts. Seals and bearings wear out quickly when stained by an extremely heavy load. How long... Read more .

When your washer won’t turn on, you may be able to fix the problem yourself using some basic troubleshooting steps. When you’re unable to find and fix the cause of the failure yourself, schedule a Sears Technician to diagnose and repair your... Read more .

Does your washing machine overflow and won’t stop filling with water? Watch our video for tips on troubleshooting an overflowing washer and how to check the drain hose to fix the problem. No one wants a flooding appliance in their home — and... Read more .

What’s the point of washing your clothes if they come out less clean than when they went into your washer? If you’re frustrated with detergent residue on your clothes, there are a few things you might be doing incorrectly that should solve the... Read more .

Find out the top causes of a washing machine leaving laundry too wet. Does your washing machine leave your clothes soaking wet? If you’re pulling out soggy loads of laundry that take more than one dryer cycle to actually dry, there could be... Read more .