Don't worry, this might be an easy fix.
If your washing machine suddenly stops working it is most likely a problem with the power source. Check your power outlet. Be sure the machine is plugged in.
Check the circuit breaker to make sure that it is on.
Try plugging the washing machine into another outlet. If the washing machine works you may have a faulty outlet and may need an electrician.
The first thing to look at are the water hose connections. Hoses may have become blocked or kinked.
Simply removing any blockage in the hose would resolve the issue
Be sure to also check that the faucet that is connected to the hose is turned on.
If the issue is not resolved by removing any blockages and there is not any issue with the tap it could be the the water is off at the main.
Slow to Drain
Problems like this usually mean that there is a blockage in the washing machine's draining system.
Most likely it is the washing machine's filter that is blocked with debris. Check the filter to see if there are any blockages.
Regular cleaning of the filter will avoid this from happening in the future.
The most common reason that your washing machine is not spinning is that the washer is overloaded.
Over loading causes the washing machine to not be able to spin around.
Removing some of the load from the washing machine should help.
If that is not the issue than it is most likely an issue with either the motor or the control board. Replacement of these components may be necessary.
Having a technician do it for you is the best bet.
Slight vibrations are normal for a washing machine, most notably during the spin cycle.
If you notice your washing machine bouncing around there could be a couple common causes.
It could be that the machine is unlevel. Most washing machines have self leveling feet, if your washing machine does not you can adjust the feet manually usually by twisting them up or down.
An unbalanced load can also cause this issue. Adjusting the load should fix this.
If the issue is not leveling or an unbalanced load than an experienced technician may be required to asses the issue.
Washing machines are going to make some noise, there is no machine that will operate completely silent. If the washing machine becomes noticeably louder that's when there might be an issue.
Debris may be the culprit. Things like coins, toys, screws can cause quite a ruckus. Check out 5 really weird things found in laundry. It's an easy no brainer fix. Be sure to check things like pockets before throwing a load in.
Something could be caught in the drum. If this is the case it requires disassembly to fix. This is something that most people would prefer a professional to handle.
If you hear a grinding or screeching, this is an indication that the washing machine may be unbalanced. Do not run the machine until the issue has been resolved.
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