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Get Washing Machine Repair services from Washing Machines Repair Thika Kenya. We also offer washing machine installation, maintenance, cleaning and spare parts replacement in and around Thika Kenya.
Has your washing machine broken down? Is it failing to turn? Is the wash cycle not completing or going fully? Or maybe the drum is failing to fill with water? Then you’ve come to the right place. If you searched for Washing Machine repair near me, then you landed on the correct address.
Washing Machines Repair Thika Kenya is a local repair and service company with technicians located all across the greater Thika region. We have years of experience repairing appliances for both households and commercial establishments, offering high-quality workmanship at affordable prices.
WASHING MACHINE REPAIR IN Thika
We are your serious partner in Washing Machine Repair services in Thika Kenya. We offer good prices, charges and costs on diagnosis, troubleshooting, spare parts and labour.
And not only that, when you call us before 12 noon today, we offer same-day delivery. So if your Washing Machines is not working as it should, trust that Washing Machines Repair Thika Kenya will have it fully repaired and functioning in no time.
We repair a variety of washing machines, Washing Machines and dryer brands and handle all Thika Washing Machines Repairs needs for all appliance brands.
We can repair and service Washing Machines brands such as , Daewoo, Asko, Ariston, Beko, Bosch, Bosch, Siemens, FRIGIDAIRE, Amana, Panasonic, IKEA, BAUKNECHT, Mika, Asko, Sanyo, Bush, GE, Indesit, Neff, Candy, Hitachi, Zanussi, ELBA, BEKO, VON HOTPOINT, Armco, Maytag, Kenmore, Kitchenaid, HP, Bruhm, Miele, Ramtons, Ariston, LG, Smeg, Sharp, , Daewoo, Haier, Fisher & Paykel, Hoover, Electrolux, Whirlpool, Samsung and many other brands and models.
When you need someone to fix your Washing Machines, our trusted and insured team will make sure you get to use your Washing Machines within the day. Call our friendly staff on 0746801984 today and we’ll give you useful consultancy and advise on your Washing Machines problems.
Washing Machine Repair Services for all washer types in Thika
We offer all types of washing machines in Thika Kenya. washing machine repair services in Thika are available for top load washing machines, front loaders, automatic washing machines, semi-automatic washers, portable washing machines, commercial washing machines and domestic washing machines.
- Front-loader Washing Machine repair in Thika – Kenya
- Washing Machines Dryer repair in Thika – Kenya
- Twin-Tub Washing Machine repair in Thika – Kenya
- Top-loader Washing Machine repair in Thika – Kenya
- Compact and Portable Washing Machine repair in Thika – Kenya
- Washing Machine – Dryer Combo repair in Thika – Kenya
- Automated / Automatic Washing Machines & Dryer repair in Thika – Kenya
- Semi-Automatic Washing Machines & Dryer repair in Thika – Kenya
- Manual Washing Machines & Dryer repair in Thika – Kenya
Common Washer Problems for which we offer Washing Machine Repair services in Thika Kenya
- The washing machine does not start the cycle
- The washing machine is slow to fill
- The Washing Machine overfills
- Wash cycles do not finish / run to completion
- The washing machine makes odd noises when on
Having your Washing Machine repaired shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. We understand that Washing Machines are important to any household or business and we provide the best services at the very friendly market rates in Thika on washer parts and repair labor cost. For affordable Washing Machines Repairs and services in Thika, Machakos, Kikuyu, Limuru, Athi River, Ngong, Thika and environs, you can count on Washing Machines Repair to meet your needs and budget.
When appliances and water are involved, chances are, the result is always a mess. But that’s not the case with our technicians. They have been trained to clean up after themselves, so once they leave your premises, you can get straight to washing your laundry without any worry.
When it comes to Thika Washing Machines Repairs, needs, and services, you can trust that Washing Machines Repair Thika Kenya is one of the best in the business.
We offer fast and immediate service, fully certified technicians, and unrivaled affordable prices that won’t put a dent in your pocket. The next time your Washing Machines breaks down, call us before 12 noon and we’ll be there at your doorstep to have your Washing Machines fully fixed and functioning.
1. Washing Machine Won’t Turn On
If your washing machine doesn’t respond when you turn it on there may be a simple fix. There’s a number of solutions that range for serious to simple, but the best place to begin is with the power supply itself.
a) Washing machine Power :
The first thing to check is if your washing machine is getting power. Using a multimeter check the outlet voltage. If there isn’t electricity flowing into your washer you’ll need to check your household electrical panel to see if any circuit breakers may have been tripped. If there wasn’t a tripped breaker and your outlet isn’t “hot” then the problem may be with the outlet itself. Turn the breaker off and contact a qualified electrician to replace the outlet and troubleshoot the cause.
b) Washing machine Motor
If the washer’s motor overheated the washer will shut down to allow it to cool before you can start it again. If this happens once or twice it may not be a problem, but if your motor frequently overheats it’s critical to find out what is actually causing this to happen.
c) Washing machine Lid Switch
Washing machines are designed to stop working when the lid is open. The lid switch is a small plastic piece located under the lid. In order for the switch to activate, the lid must be shut. Check to see if the switch is in good repair and properly positioned.
d) Washing machine Timer Knob
Some models require the timer knob to line-up exactly with the control panel graphics. If the knob is slightly out of alignment, the washer won’t run. To check this, simply advance the timer and try to restart the washer again.
2. Washer is Not Draining Properly
Drainage problems can range from being as simple as a clog in the drain hose to needing to replace a pump. But one thing is certain, when you have a problem with draining you’ll be very aware . . . the mess on the floor may be your first and only clue!
a) Washing machine Drain Hose
Many times a clogged drain hose is the reason your washer isn’t draining properly. Remove the hose and visually inspect it for clogs. A garden hose can be used to flush any stubborn blockages from the hose. Here are some other things to look for: Check the drain hose for kinks.
Check any lint filters that may be in or on the drain hose. Are you having problems with the home’s drain system? The drain hose should be above the level of water in the drain tub. Is the standpipe a minimum of 1-1/4″ in diameter? Is the drain hose sealed into the standpipe? If this is the case, back-siphoning can occur. It should never be sealed. The standpipe should be less than 96″ in height.
b) Washing machine Drain Pump
If you suspect that your drain pump is jammed, you’ll need to drain your tub then disconnect and inspect the hoses for foreign objects.
Don’t forget to check the pump inlets. You may need to remove the pump from the washer in order to get a good look. If you are having problems with your pump, there’s a chance that it may have locked up and seized.
The motor will continue to run and attempt to turn the pump. If the pump is belt-driven, the belt will burn through or break, there is even a chance that the pulley could break. Things can go from bad to worse if the motor continues to run with tension on the belt, which can cause the motor to seize. Another possible issue could be that the bearings seized on the pump, or it may have become jammed by a pen, coin or sock. It’s also possible that the impeller blades have broken. In most cases, a new pump will fix the problem.
c) Foreign Objects in Washing machine
If items such as socks, pens and coins get wedged between the basket and the tub, or become lodged in the pump, the washer’s ability to drain properly will be greatly reduced and even can come to a full stop.
You’ll need to open the cabinet to gain access so that you can search for any obstructions.
d) Washing machine Detergent
If too much detergent is used there will be far too many suds. Too many suds will prevent the washer from draining in a timely manner.
3. Washing machine Will Not Spin and/or Agitate
There’s a number of things that can prevent your washer from spinning correctly. Unfortunately, you’ll most likely need to open the cabinet in order to properly troubleshoot the problem. Let’s start with the easy fixes first, because sometimes the problem is as simple as the washer being in a soak cycle!
a) Large Loads of Laundry in Washing machine
A washing machine will become unbalanced if there are too many clothes being washed in the same load. An overloaded machine will become unbalanced and not properly spin. This can also occur if the clothes are not evenly distributed within the basket.
If this is your problem, you’ll need to adjust the load during the cycle to help your washer balance. You can do this either by removing all of the clothes and replacing evenly within the basket or simply moving them within the basket so that they are evenly distributed.
b) Washing machine Switches and Settings
The lid switch is located inside the cabinet near the door frame, and it’s designed as a safety precaution to keep hands from entering a spinning washer basket.
A faulty switch will prevent the washer from running. If the switch is bad, it will need to be replaced. You can also check the setting to ensure that the speed selector switch is properly positioned. It should not be set between different speeds.
c) Washing machine Drain Pump
It’s possible that a foreign object is lodged in the drain pump. You’ll frequently hear a humming sound when the washer is full of water if this is your problem.
e) Washing machine Belts
A washing machine has a number of belts and as they wear, they can show signs of damage and even break. If you notice a belt that is showing signs of wear, you should replace it with a new one.
If your problem was due to a broken belt, be sure the check that the pulley hasn’t seized. The belt may not have been the root problem. If the pulley seized, it will usually cause the belt to break. If you replace the belt, but not fix the pulley, you’ll have the same problem in the very near future.
f) Washing machine Motor
The main drive motor is responsible for spinning and agitating the basket. The washer motor creates the spinning directly, and frequently with the use of a clutch.
Within the washer’s transmission there’s a crank type gear with connecting rods that cause the basket agitate. If there is little or no agitation, the splines that connect the agitator to the drive shaft could be stripped and in need of replacement.
In some washers a reversing motor is used. If you notice that your basket spins perfectly in one direction, but in the opposite direction it won’t work all you may need to replace the motor.
Unless you are comfortable doing this, it is probably best to contact a professional. A coupler is used to connect the motor to the transmission. Over time, this part will wear and need to be replaced. If you suspect a transmission or clutch issue, it is generally best to contact a professional as these can be relatively complex problems.
4. Washer is Leaking Water from the bottom
Beyond the mess that a leaking washer makes, the problem doesn’t always mean an expensive repair bill. Many times the solution is an easy fix or an inexpensive part.
a) Washing machine Drain Hose When a washer leaks only during the spin cycle the likely cause is the drain hose. Check the connections on the hose to ensure they are secure. Check the condition of the drain hose, it should be free of cracks and damage. Check the drain hose for any clogs.
You might just find your missing sock! Check the drain hose where it attaches to the washer. There should not be any cracks or leakage, if there is, you may be able to cut the end and re-clamp the hose. Although, you may want to consider purchasing a new one.
b) Washing machine Fill Hose The fill hoses could also be the culprit. Read our extensive article on fill hoses HERE. Check that the fill hoses are in good repair and are securely in place. However, they should not be over-tightened.
Whenever these hoses are removed a new rubber washer should be used when they are being put back in place. If a new rubber washer wasn’t used, the problem could be the washer.
c) Washing machine Water-Inlet Valve Check the water-inlet valve for leaks. There may be a build-up of rust or mineral deposits within the valve, or it may be faulty and need to be replaced.
d) Washing machine Too Much Detergent If you have hard water and use a water softener, your leakage problem may be the result of over-sudsing. Hot- and soft-water use less detergent to effectively clean than cold- and hard-water.
Reducing how much detergent you use may eliminate an over-sudsing issue. When you have too many suds and they “spill over” it may appear that you have a leak. The sudsy overflow can be resolved by reducing the amount of detergent you’re using.
e) Washing machine Door Seal (front-load) Front-load washers frequently develop leakage around the door seal as this is a common area for debris to build-up. Over time, the build-up will reach a level where the door will not be able to properly seal and water will be able to seep out. Generally, you can solve this problem by carefully cleaning the seal.
f) Washing machine Drain Pump Drain pumps have a seal on the pulley that will often leak due to wear. Many pumps are designed with a weep hole allowing the water to drip out as the seal begins to fail. So, whether you find a small amount of water or a flood near your drain pump, you may have uncovered the source of the leak. The pump will need to be rebuilt or replaced.
g) Washing machine Drains and Hoses If you notice intermittent leaking when the washer is flushing, the problem may be with the plastic bleach dispenser. Bleach is an extremely corrosive chemical and it can cause plastic parts from the bleach dispenser to crack or even break off.
In which case it will need to be replaced. The use of large amounts of liquid chlorine bleach can pit and rust stainless steel components. Consider using oxygenating bleach. It’s less harsh for your washer, although it should be noted that it’s not as effective at getting your whites bright.
h) Washing machine Tub If the tub is the cause of your leak, your options are limited. When a tub develops a hole from rubbing while off balance or other from reasons, the best choice is usually to purchase a new washer.
Replacing the tub usually isn’t cost effective. However, you could try sealing the leak with an epoxy. If nothing else, it may buy you a little time.
i) Washing machine Tub Seal The main tub seal is located where the outer tub connects to the transmission. If you suspect that this is your problem it is usually best to contact a professional as it can be a very difficult job.
You may want to weigh the pro’s and con’s of replacing the seal vs purchasing a new washer.
5. Washing machine Does Not Dispense Detergent
If you have an automatic detergent dispenser there are two common issues that can cause this problem. The dispenser needs to be cleaned – Clean the dispenser monthly with a cup of warm distilled white vinegar. Pour the vinegar into the dispenser and run the washer thru a regular cycle.
Any built-up residue or clogs will be flushed thru and your dispenser should work as good as new. Incorrect product – Using the right product can make all the difference in the world. If your washer was designed for liquid bleach, using a powder bleach can clog the dispenser and lines. Check your owners manual to find the type of product designed for your unit. Tools to repair washing machine
6. Washer is Shaking and Moving
It might seem alarming when your washer is making noises and moving around, but the solution is generally pretty simple. Washing machine is Not Level If the floor isn’t level your clothes washer will definitely jump around.
Many of the wash cycles, such as spin, can easily thru the unit into a shaking and banging mode, and if the washer is sitting on an uneven floor it will even add to the movement.
Fortunately, this is an easy fix. Position the washer on a piece of 3/4″ plywood. You can use shims if needed to bring the plywood to a level surface, but usually the plywood will do the trick.
Washing machine Feet Improperly Positioned Washing machines are designed to be adjusted to the floor surface so that they sit level and do not rock. The 2 front legs have a leveling mechanism with a lock nut to secure it in place. Adjust each leg to the correct height and tighten the lock to keep the leg from moving. There shouldn’t be any movement in the front 2 legs once they are set.
The back 2 legs may have the same design as the front or they may be self-adjusting. If they are self-adjusting, tilt the washer forward onto it’s front legs so that the rear legs are roughly 3″ in the air. Then set the unit down to allow the legs to automatically adjust. Washing machine Load is Unbalanced If your laundry is off balance you’ll need to open the washer and adjust the load.
You may need to make a couple of attempts in order to get it balanced again. Washing too many clothes in a load can exceed the maximum load weight and cause the washer to go off-balance. Check your owners manual for load size recommendations, but as a general rule, the clothes shouldn’t be packed too tightly allowing them room to move freely.
7. Washing machine is Noisy
A noisy washer could be as simple as a foreign object being somewhere it shouldn’t, or it could be a clue that a part needs to be replaced.
First rule out the simple fixes, which are listed below, and then read our extensive article on the causes and solutions for a noisy washer. Washing machine is Gurgling A gurgling sound could be an indication that something is obstructing the drain line, but not enough to fully clog the hose.
Remove the blockage to prevent it from becoming a full blown clog which will most likely cause a flood. Washing machine is Clicking If you hear a clicking sound you may have an object lodged in the washer drain.
You may have inadvertently missed a coin or other item left in a pocket. Check your drain and remove any foreign objects. Washing machine is Buzzing or Humming A foreign object may be lodged in your pump if you are hearing a humming or buzzing noise.
If an object finds it’s way into the pump it’s not uncommon for the pump to jam. You may need to replace your pump if there was serious damage, but often just removing the object will solve the problem.
8. Washing machine Smells bad or different / stinking
It’s not uncommon for a washer to develop a musty or mildew smell. This can occur either in or around the appliance, and it’s an indication of mold and bacteria growth.
The washer tub provides a perfect dark, moist area for mold and bacteria to thrive. All washers develop what is called a “bio-film” which is decaying matter that’s always damp. Some washers are more prone to this build-up than others.
Over time it’ll begin to smell and if left untreated, the smell can spread into your laundry. In worst case situations, it can even cause the laundry room and other nearby rooms to smell.
Read our article on how to remove this odor from your washer. A good habit to develop is to clean your washing machine every month, and be on the lookout! Periodically check the area around your washer for mold or mildew.
If your walls, cabinets or other areas show signs of mold or mildew growth there may be an issue with moisture that needs to be addressed.
Washing machine Detergent Too much detergent will create excessive suds and a dirty residue will build within the basket and other washer parts. Use the correct amount of detergent and fabric softener. This is probably the best defense simply because it’s actually limiting the food supply.
Temperature Hot water will help dissolve the layer of bio-film. A hot soak or wash on your final load can be a great preventative measure, especially if you prefer washing in cold water.
If you have a reoccurring mold problem or you don’t use your washer frequently, you can run a second rinse cycle when you’re doing laundry to help prevent mold and mildew growth.
Drain Pump Filter The drain pump filter should be cleaned once a month, but few homeowners perform this task unless there’s a problem. Frequently coins and other small items get caught in this filter and cause the water flow to slow creating an ideal location for mold and mildew growth.
9. Washing machine Won’t Finish Cycle
This is an easy problem to troubleshoot. If your washer continues running even after the cycle should have finished, it most likely means that the timer is defective. Remove the control panel and check the timer contacts for corrosion or scorching. A new timer will fix this problem.
Brands and Manufacturer Models for which we offer Washing Machine Repair Services in Thika Other than Washers
Whatever the brand of washing machines, we can fix it. Our technicians undergo regular training and refresher programs on how to handle common problems in all popular washing machine / washer brands.
They have fixed almost every problem that a washing machine could possibly have and refresher training ensures that they remain on top of the curve in understanding newer models and brands that get released regularly by washing machine manufacturer. The washing machine brands we repair / fix include
Amana washing machines, Beko and Blomberg washing machines, Bosch washing machines, Daco washing machines, Electrolux and Frigidaire washing machines, Fisher & Paykel washing machines, GE / General Electric washing machines, Ikea washing machines, Kenmore washing machines, KitchenAid washing machines, LG washing machines, Maytag washing machines, Miele washing machines, Samsung washing machines, Thermador washing machines, Viking washing machines, Bosch washing machines, Siemens washing machines, FRIGIDAIRE washing machines, Amana washing machines, Panasonic washing machines, IKEA washing machines, BAUKNECHT washing machines, Mika washing machines, Asko washing machines, Sanyo Washers, and Bush Washers.
We also Repair GE Washers, Indesit Washers, Neff Washers, Candy Washers, Hitachi Washers, Zanussi Washers, ELBA Washers, BEKO Washers, VON HOTPOINT Washers, Armco Washers, Maytag Washers, Kenmore Washers, Kitchenaid Washers, HP Washers, Bruhm Washers, Miele Washers, Ramtons Washers, Ariston Washers, LG Washers, Smeg Washers, Sharp Washers, Washers, Daewoo Washers, Haier Washers, Fisher & Paykel Washers, Hoover Washers, Electrolux Washers, Whirlpool Washers, Samsung and Whirlpool Washers.
Washing machine repair services coverage areas and locations in Thika Kenya.
We offer our washing Machine Repair services in Many estates and residential areas in and Around Thika, Machakos, Kajiado, Kiambu, Nakuru and Murang’a Counties. The odds are high that you searched for “Washing Machine Repair Near Me” on google and found yourself here. Its because we have technicians and partners stationed in estates, residential and commercial areas and addresses close to you.
Home Appliances are bulky and many times, we have found that many clients preffer having their washers, tumble dryers, refrigerators and televisions, among other appliances fixed at home.
This is why we have door to door and freelance style services as an option for our clients. We do not charge any call-out fees and our technician will arrive in approximately 30 minutes once you place the request to have them dispatched.
The areas covered in our appliance repair services include, but are not limited to : Brookside, Muthithi Road, Raphta Road, Lavington, Hurlingham, NHC Embakasi, NHC, Galeria, Pipeline, Donholm, Zimmerman, Juja, Githurai, TRM, Lumumba Drive, Mirema, Kiambu Road, Embakasi, South B / C, Thika West, Tasia, Syokimau, Imara Daima, Machakos Junction, Athi River, Kitengela, Mlolongo, Umoja, Riruta, Riara Road, Gachie, satellite, Kawangware, Mountain View, Donholm, Savannah, Ruai, Greenspan, Buru buru, Kayole, Dandora, Maringo, Kerarapon, Utawala, and Nakumatt Junction.
We also fix washers in Valley Arcade, Woodley, Yaya Center, Komarock, Karen, Ngong, Lenana, Ngumo, Valley Arcade, Kibera, Dagoretti Corner, Embul Bul, Kiserian, Upperhill, Roysambu, Ruiru, Kasarani, Pangani, Kahawa, Thoome, Ngara, Juja, Jacaranda, Kajiado County, Machakos County, Kiambu County, Thika County, Maziwa, Muthangari, Gigiri, Ruaka, Peponi, Loresho, Kabete, Spring Valley, Kyuna, 87, Uthiru, Kinoo, Muthiga, Mountain View, Riverside, Kitisuru, Thigiri, Parklands, Rosslyn, Nyari, Muthaiga, Runda, Kikuyu, Miwani, Mitaboni, Machakos Junction, Kenya Israel, Emali, Kyaka Hotel, Gelian Hotel, Lukenya, Daystar University, Athi River Town, Kitengela Town, Mlolongo, Makadara, Madaraka, Langata, Kiserian, Ngong Matasia, Ngong VET, Kajiado Town, Isinya, oloolua, Murang’a, Kenol, Gatundu, Gatanga, Githunguri, Karatina, Juja, Kahawa West, Kahawa Sukari, Jacaranda Estate, Hamza Estate, Fedha Estate, Maringo, Kaloleni, Makongeni, Jerusalem, Highridge, Highrise
WASHING MACHINE SPARE PARTS IN Thika KENYA
Genuine and quality Washing Machine spare parts in Thika Kenya at the best prices and repair rates. Our Washing Machine parts and spares are guaranteed to work for a prolonged period of time.
1. Washing Machine Water pump.
This circulates the water through the machine, rotating in two directions. It’s used for circulating the water through the wash cycle and also for draining the water during the spin cycle.
2. Washing Machine Water inlet control valve.
This is located near the water inlet point, which is opens and closes automatically when you load the clothes, depending on how much water is required.
3. Washing Machine Drum.
Did you know that washing machines actually have two tubs? The one you see where the clothes are loaded is the inner drum, which moves around the washing machine and is perforated with holes to allow the water in and out. The outer tub contains the inner drum and the water, stopping it from leaking into the rest of the machine and supports the inner drum.
4. Washing Machine Agitator or paddles.
This is located inside the tub of the washing machine and helps perform the cleaning of the clothes. Most fully-automatic washing machines have these paddles on the rotating inner drum which is controlled by a rotating disc, whereas semi-automatic washing machines use an agitator that rotates within the machine to produce a current in the machine. Either way, these are designed to move the clothes around during the wash to allow the detergent to work and remove dirt particles and soiling from your clothes, helping the clothes rub together while washing.
5. Washing Machine Washing machine motor.
This is combined with the agitator or the disc that turns the drum, it produces a rotator motion. This is basically the mechanism that gets your machine going.
6. Washing Machine Drain pipe.
All the dirty water from your washing is expelled from the machine via the drain pipe.
Printed circuit board (PCB). This is where you’ll find mainly the electronics that operate the machine from electrical components to circuits. These can be programmed and help operate the machine, acting as the artificial intelligence for the washing machine, sometimes even deciding on the time needed for rinsing or washing.
7. Washing Machine Timer.
This helps set the wash time for your clothes, which can be set manually or automatically.
8. Washing Machine Heating element.
This heats the water up in the washing machine to the desired temperature.
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