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Why Sears Home Services?

  • Discount on a new washer if you decide not to repair

  • ​Technicians average 11 years experience

DIY Quick Fixes: Washing Machine and Washer Repair

If your washer isn't starting...

  1. Open the door and close it firmly to ensure it is closed properly.
  2. Confirm that it’s receiving power. If lights on the display don’t turn on when you press them, reset the breaker and try again.
  3. If your house has a fuse panel, check to see if the fuse has blown and replace it if necessary.
  4. Make sure that the washer is plugged directly into a power outlet and not into an extension cord.

If your washer doesn't spin...

  1. Be sure that clothes are evenly distributed in the washer.
  2. Mix smaller items of the same fabric type with larger items to help balance the load.
  3. Be careful not to overload the washer—remove some items and redistribute the remaining pieces.
  4. Check the display and ensure that the Child Lock or Safety Lock isn’t on.
  5. Make sure that the washer has all four feet on the ground and does not rock if you lean on it.

If your washer is leaking water...

  1. Use a flashlight to find the source of the leak to ensure it is coming from the washer and not from a pipe or other appliance nearby.
  2. Make sure hose connections are tight and that a well fitting washer is installed. If necessary, replace washers and tighten all hoses using pliers.
  3. Washers can leak when they are not level. If the washer does not have all four feet on the ground or rocks when you lean on it, adjust the feet until it is level.

If your washer isn't draining...

The most likely cause is something lodged in the drain pump or the hose that connects to the drain pump.

  1. Check for small items, like socks, jewelry and anything else you may have left in your pockets, in the hose.

  2. Clear the obstruction.

If the obstruction is in the drain pump, you may notice squealing or grinding noises and sometimes a burning rubber smell.

If everything looks good with the drain pump and hose, lid issues may be the culprit. If the lid assembly doesn’t create a closed circuit, it won’t work properly, resulting in your washer not draining.

Still having problems? Schedule a repair.

Washing machine brands we repair

No matter where you bought it, we can fix it. We repair most major brands, makes, and models.

Sears Home Services is the only nationally authorized Kenmore service provider.

No matter where you bought your washer, we’re prepared to repair it. We work on numerous brands including Whirlpool, Maytag, Samsung and LG.

Sears Home Services is also the only nationally authorized Kenmore service provider. No one knows Kenmore better than we do. With our years of experience on thousands of washers, you can rest assured we’re familiar with your washing machine and we have the right parts for the job.

Washer repair and service

Why choose Sears Home Services for your washing machine repair

Whether you’re looking for washing machine maintenance, washer repair, or are interested in a brand new top-of-the-line washing machine, Sears Home Services can help. We’re your best option for quick and easy local repair and maintenance of front loading, top-load and portable washing machines. Whether your washing machine is leaking, your washer won’t start, or your washing machine smells bad, you can count on Sears for the best washer service technicians in the business. Technicians that are local, licensed and vetted, with the skills to get your dryer up and running again.

If you’d like to know whether one our washing machine repair techs can address your problem, call or schedule your washer repair appointment online.

Featured Reviews (27655)

All Reviews are from verified customers of Sears Home Services.
4.3 out of 5 stars

  1. Friendly & efficient

    Always been satisfied with the Service Read more
    EDWARD S YPSILANTI, MI
    December 06, 2019
  2. Was happy with the service.

    The tech was very pleasant and was happy with the repair. Read more
    Anne Marie BRICK, NJ
    December 06, 2019
  3. Excellent Service

    I used them recently and very pleased with them. Read more
    JAM56 HOUSTON, TX
    December 06, 2019
  4. So great!

    The repairman was informative on how to keep my dryer in good working order. He was smart,... Read more
    MARLENE K ROCKY RIVER, OH
    December 06, 2019
  5. Great Service

    Excellent maintenance check Read more
    JOHN F NEW CASTLE, KY
    December 06, 2019
  6. A little pricey, but excellent service.

    Technician was fantastic. Service was quick and easy. Read more
    LIZZ TITUSVILLE, PA
    December 06, 2019
  7. great servoce

    My technician was very good. He checked out not only the washer, but also the... Read more
    CAROL S HENDERSONVLLE, NC
    December 05, 2019
  8. Service Plan

    Bought a service plan a few years back...the best investment I've made since buying my house. Read more
    SERINA M KANSAS CITY, KS
    December 05, 2019
  9. Great Service

    Used them a week ago, so happy I did. Read more
    JESSICA B DAVENPORT, FL
    December 04, 2019

Join the Sears Home Services Team

Sears Home Services is the nation's leading installer of Owens Corning

We currently have multiple openings for Appliance Service Technicians in locations across the country. If you have the skills to repair Washers, Dryers, Ovens, Dishwashers, Refrigerators or HVAC equipment, we’d like to talk with you.

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