Knowing how your washing machine works will be helpful in times of distress. When you how each part functions, you know what causes any malfunction too. With that, you can point out which spare parts to purchase. Buying washing machine spare parts saves you money. Repair costs are less expensive than replacing the unit altogether. These parts are available in specialty shops online and in local stores.
Front- and top-loading models have different compositions, but all of the major components are the same. Regardless of which make or model you own, you'll first need to identify the key washing machine parts that are at the source of a problem if you want to complete an effective washer-dryer repair. While it may not be necessary for an average layperson to familiarize him- or herself with all of the tiny nuances of washing machine operation, it's definitely a good idea to study up on the basic components. Those include: Water level switch, Temperature control switch, Timer, Washer top, Lid switch, Water injector fill hose, Water inlet valve, Fabric softener dispenser, Lint filter, Agitator, Inner and outer tubs, Drive motor, Transmission, Pump, Drive pulley, Pump belt.