It is not a very hard job for the consumer to maintain the machine in good condition. At the outset the users should follow the instructions given in the manual supplied along with the machine. Manufacturers prescribe certain methods to maintain the machine in good condition. Physical inspection of the interior and exterior of the machine before and after every wash is necessary. Never overload the machine with more clothes than what is prescribed. Electrical connections should be perfect not only to protect the machine but also the person who operates it.
Do not be one of those who utilize second hand washing machine spare parts. You already save hundreds of dollars for repair rather than purchasing a new one. Do not fall short in picking less expensive spare parts. Used parts no longer have the quality, durability and effectiveness which new parts possess.