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WASHING MACHINE REPAIRS BRISTOL

Rapid response and quick fixes at half the price

UP TO 50% CHEAPER THAN FIXED PRICE REPAIRS.

Is it worth fixing?

Do not pay large sums of money to be told it is not worth fixing. We can tell you that over the telephone and it will not cost you a penny! Call us before you spend large sums of money on a washing machine that has past it's sell by date! We will not hold back from giving you good advise. Consider us as free consultants for faulty appliances.

Average repair cost = £85.00

Why pay fixed price repairs of up to £130.00 or even more if it is not necessary. Our engineers can tell you exactly what is causing the problem and how much it will cost to put right. Our helpful advise may even have enough information for you to fix the problem yourself!

Care and quality

We are local and We offer top quality washing machine repairs in Bristol and surrounding areas. Yes, we are small enough to care and still deliver a quality of service that is beyond the reach of the much larger companies.

Inspections and repairs are carried out to most brands including: Ariston, AEG, Bosch, Creda, Hoover, Whirlpool, Service, Electrolux, Zanussi, Tricity Bendix, Miele, Siemens, Smeg, Samsung, Candy, LG, Neff, Ocean, Dyson, Diplomat, Brandt, Beko, Dedietrich, Indesit and lots more.

In general

Washing machines are "very good" and if you wash 7/8 loads per week the machine should last for 6 to 8 years before a real fault develops. The majority of faults that occur before this time are usually caused by the users and are not "real" machine faults.

Just one of many user faults:

Don't be like the gentleman who went out and bought a new washing machine because his old one had stopped with water still in it, only to find that the new one did exactly the same thing and it was only because cooking fat was poured into the sink which then blocked the outlet for the washing machine. A very costly mistake. Don't make similar mistakes!

Call us at ABS to book an appointment or to get some advice

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Machine stopped in mid cycle, will not drain or spin.

Sounds bad but it's not, realy. Nine out of ten times this problem is solved by a service. It is a symptom that is common to most washing machines and seems worst than actually is. occasionally it may require spare.

Do not throw out what is likely to be a very good machine before speaking to us.

The machine ramps up to spin then cuts and start to ramp all over again.

The machine washes and drains the water out of the drum but it will not spin the clothes dry. The clothes are dripping when removed from the machine.

This fault is mostly common with zanussi washers. There are several reasons for this type of symptom. The age of the machine, the type of machine and how it is being used may be a factor.

This is a symptom that requires more information before the cause can be determined.

Machine fills up and empties but will not wash.

This symptom is typical of washing machines over 4 years old that does over 5 loads per week. Certain things wear on these machines and will have to be replaced. When fixed, the machine is likely to lasts a good few more years.

The timer Knob just clicks round and will not start the program.

This symptom is typical of Indesit and Ariston and some Hoover washing machines. It is their way of saying something is wrong.More often than not it is a minor problem

Further information/inspection is required so as to determine the cause.

Tripping or tripped mains electric.

This is caused by a short circuit. It is a common occurrence on electrical appliances. We can determine the cause.

Not normally as bad as it seems.

Noisy machine.

Is the noise there only when the drum rotates or also when it is still? Propper observation can reveal the likely causes. See "hot tips" on this page.

It is verry common for washing machines to develope bearings fault. Some only after 18 months old, others later on but mainly between 4 and 6 years old. Bearings problems are largely because of overloading.

This is a mechanical problem that is very common among washing machines. Buying a new washing machine is no guarantee that the bearings will not wear again in the same time period.

If bearings, shaft and seals are replaced, they will be good again for a similar time and cheaper than a new machine.

If you think you have bearings problems, please ring for more information.

Machine leaking.

It is very common for a washing machine to develop a leak. Fortunately the repair cost is not normally very expensive. Finding leaks requires a careful and thorough inspection. That is exactly what you get with us.

The machine is dead. No signs of life whatsoever.

Power failure, either on the machine itself or at the electrical socket. Best ensure your socket is ok and that fuses are ok. Love tracing this kind of fault.

The machine is overfilling

The machine must not be used until this fault is fixed. It can cause serious water damage to your home if there is total water cut off failure. A service is normally all it takes to put this minor fault right.

Error codes

There are lots of defferent error codes for the various brands of washing machines. They are a way of telling you something is not quite right. Some handbook may suggest a likely cause or say "call engineer".

My washer dryer is not drying

Thermostats, heater elements, drain pumps, water inlet valves, programers and fan motors are the kind of things that can cause this problem.

Having this fault put right is normally the cheapest option.

Stops shortly after starting

Thermostats, heater elements, drain pumps, water inlet valves, programers and fan motors are the kind of things that can cause this problem.

Having this fault put right is normally the cheapest option.

Drum does not turn

Thermostats, heater elements, drain pumps, water inlet valves, programers and fan motors are the kind of things that can cause this problem.

Having this fault put right is normally the cheapest option.

My washer dryer is not drying

Thermostats, heater elements, drain pumps, water inlet valves, programers and fan motors are the kind of things that can cause this problem.

Having this fault put right is normally the cheapest option.

Other faults

There are many other washing machine fault symptoms, too many to mention here. If your fault symptom is not mentioned do not be too concerned, it is likely to be one I have come across before. If it is not, my diagnostic techniques will reveal the cause.



Hot tips

If your washer is noisy when it spins, it could be because of worn bearings.

Follow this quick test to determine if the noise is caused by bearings.

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Make sure the drum is empty, hold the shiny revolving drum at 6 'o clock.

That is one hand at the 12 position at the rim of the drum and the other at the six position at the rim.

Use one hand to push the shiny drum upwards and the other to push dowards, as in the direction of the arrow in the picture.

Alternate the direction you push in. If there is drum movement in these directions, you have bearings problem.


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