What’s that noise coming from your washing machine? Is it a train? A thunderstorm? Oh, no, it’s your Samsung washer making noise again! But don’t worry, we’re here to help. We’ll take you through the types of noises your Samsung washer might be making and what they mean. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s get started.
Why Is My Samsung Washer Making Noise?
A noisy Samsung washer can be caused by a variety of issues, including unbalanced loads, worn-out drum bearings, debris stuck in the pump, defective drive belts, and eve transmission failures. Identifying the type of noise your washer is making can help you determine what the issue might be and how to fix it.
Banging Noise From Washer
Is there a noise that sounds like a herd of elephants stampeding through your laundry room? Fear not, this might just mean that your load is unbalanced. You see, your washer is trying to spin with a load that’s not distributed evenly, and it’s having a tough time. So, try taking out some clothes and redistributing the weight. Think of it like a game of Tetris – you want everything to fit just right.
An unlevel washer can also lead to banging, so we’d recommend making sure it’s nice and level before you move on to the next step. Washing tennis shoes and other heavy items can also lead to banging, so take time to make sure you have heavier items balanced out.
Washer Making Squealing Noise
Is your Samsung washer making noise that sounds like a high-pitched whine or a jet engine taking off? This could mean that the transmission is wearing out.
The transmission is responsible for shifting the washer into different cycles, and if it’s wearing out, it can cause the washer to make a loud noise. This is another issue that you’ll want to call in a professional to handle. Don’t wait too long, or you might end up with a washer that’s completely out of commission.
Squeaking Noise from Samsung Washer
Are you dealing with a noise that sounds like a rusty gate swinging in the wind? This might be a sign that the drum bearings are worn out. Don’t worry, this is a pretty common issue, and it can be fixed.
However, it’s not something you want to DIY, as it involves taking apart your washer. We recommend calling in a professional for this one. If your washer isn’t spinning properly this is also a likely culprit.
Samsung Washer Grinding Noise
Hearing a noise that sounds like a garbage disposal trying to swallow a spoon? This might mean that there’s something stuck in the drain pump. Before you go calling a plumber, try checking the pump filter and removing any debris that might be causing the issue. If that doesn’t work, it’s time to call in the pros.
Samsung Washing Machine Buzzing Noise
Are you hearing a noise from your washer that sounds like a choir of angels humming a lullaby? Well, that’s lovely, but it might also mean that the motor is having trouble starting. This could be due to a faulty capacitor or a worn-out belt.
You guessed it – it’s time to call in a professional. Buzzing or humming can also happen when a washer isn’t getting enough water. Check on the valve and make sure it’s open and the washer is getting water.
A Samsung washer making noise can be a real headache, but it’s not the end of the world. By identifying the type of noise your washer is making, you can get a better idea of what’s going on and how to fix it. And remember, prevention is key. By doing some regular maintenance on your washer, you can avoid having to deal with noisy issues in the future. Now go forth and conquer that laundry pile like the laundry warrior you are! And for any issues to great to fix yourself the professional appliance service and repair team at Oak Valley Appliance is ready to help.