Many chemicals both in the detergents and possibly in water can cause damages to the machine. There are some other problems like hosepipes or other fittings getting loosened in the course of time. Improper electrical connections can also cause damages to the machine. No one can predict the problems that may occur due to moisture, heat, chemicals and electricity. Overloading of clothes also can cause damage to the machine.
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.