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Washing Machine Repair 'How To' Videos

The cost of calling out an engineer to repair your washing machine can often be very expensive and in most cases simple washing machine faults can be repaired yourself saving you literally hundreds of pounds.  Of course, you should know your own capabilities but with our help articles and videos the mystery that surrounds washing machine repairs will become a lot clearer!  Replacing a door seal or washing machine pump will give you a sense of achievement and at the same time save you a lot of money!

First off, take a look at our video below.  It’s great for a basic understanding of how a washing machine works and will help you diagnose any faults with your washing machine and identify the spare part that your need to repair your washing machine!  Washing machine repairs needn’t be difficult.  With a bit of common sense, some basic tools, and the correct washing machine spares to complete the repair you will be surprised just how easy it can be!


Washing Machine Repair Safety:

Remember before you attempt any repair on electrical items alway ensure that you have unplugged the appliance before you start - more information here


How to cure a smelly washing machine

Put up with smelly odours coming from your washing machine no more with our video on how to cure a smelly washing machine!


How to fit a washing machine drum paddle

If the plastic paddle on your machine has come loose then watch our video on how to fit a new one.


How to fit a washing machine pump

If your washing machine has stopped draining out water then it could be the pump that is faulty.


How to replace the belt on a washing machine

If your washing machine drum has stopped turning then it could be the belt that needs replacing.  Watch our DIY washing machine repair video on how to replace the belt on a washing machine.


How to replace washing machine carbon brushes

Has your washing drum stopped spinning?  It could be the carbon brushes that need replacing.  Here we show you how.


How to replace a washing machine door seal

Has your door seal gone black with mould?  Or is it leaking?  If so then this video will show you how to replace it.


Washing Machine is full of water and the door won't open

In this video we show you step by step how to remove water from a washing machine that won't empty and the door won't open.


How to replace the door hinge on a washing machine (Indesit)

In this video we show you how to replace the door hinge on a washing machine.


How to clean and replace the filter on a washing machine

In these videos we'll demonstrate how to clean the filter on different brands of washing machine.


How to replace the door handle on a washing machine (Indesit)

Video demonstration on how to replace the handle on your washing machine door.


How to replace the door interlock on a washing machine (Indesit)

Door Interlock replacement video.


How to replace the door seal on a washing machine (Indesit)

DIY how to video on replace the door seal on an Indesit washing machine.


How to replace the heater element on a washing machine (Indesit)

Video showing you how to replace a faulty heating element on an Indesit washing machine.


How to replace the water inlet valve on a washing machine/washer dryer (Candy)

If your washing machine isn't taking in water then it could be a faulty inlet valve that is the problem.


How to replace the suspension leg on a washing machine

Step by step guide showing you how to replace the suspension leg on your washing machine.

By Lee Gilbert