While a leaking Blomber washing machine can be a hassle and costly to repair It is usually fixed with some expertise and basic tools. In this article, we will review the most common causes for a Blomber leaking washing machine and give step-by-step instructions on how to resolve the problem. It doesn’t matter if it’s a small leak or a major flood, we’ve got your covered.
If you follow the correct approach you can fix the leaky washer and get back to laundry in short time. Inspect the washer’s hoses in case they are leaking. There are several types of hoses that are found on the Blomber washing machine and the most common are the drain and fill hoses. How to check the hoses of your Blomber washing machine:
- To ensure that they are tightly securing, check the connections at the back. After that, ensure there is no obstruction blocking the drain.
- To examine the internal hoses of the washer, unplug the power supply and then take out the cabinet.
- Many internal hoses connect to tubs. Examine the hoses for signs of cracks, abrasions or other damage.
- You’ll need to replace the damaged hoses by using a Blomber replacement.
The drain pump, sometimes referred to as the water pump found on Blomber washing machines, drains water out of the tub. You can select to have the pump either belt driven or direct driven. Also, you might require an electric pump.
- Before you begin, disconnect your Blomber washing machines from the power supply.
- Take out the cabinet or front panel of your appliance. Find the pump(s).
- An outlet or drain hose , will be supplied through the pump. It could also include an inlet from your tub. It could also have an outlet with a circulation. Check the drain pump if there is water leakage from your Blomber washer. First, check for loose hose clamps, or leaky hoses attached to the pump.
- If the leak is emanating from the pump, you’ll require a Blomber replacement pump.
Tub Cover Gasket
The tub cover gasket can be found on front-load as well as top-loading Blomber washers. It covers the tub’s outside by securing the tub cover. Tub cover gaskets may be the cause of water leakage during wash and spin. How to examine the tub cover gasket on a Blomber washing machine.
- Unplug the Blomber washing machine and remove the front panel or cabinet.
- Locate the gasket on the tub cover. To access the tub cover you will probably need to take it off.
- It is recommended to examine the gasket to check for wear and damage. Also, look for water spots or leaks from this location to identify the issue.
- If your gasket is worn damaged or worn, or if you find signs of leaking around the tub it is time to get a Blomber replacement tub cover gasket.
Water Inlet Valve:
The water inlet valve on your Blomber washing machine controls the introduction of hot and cold water into your washing machine.
How do you inspect your Blomber washing machine’s water inlet valve:
- Remove the power source and the water source of the washing machine prior to starting.
- Take off the appliance’s rear panel, and then locate the water inlet. It is likely to be just behind the hose connections.
- After taking the valve out of the washer, examine the screens inside the valve to see if there are any accumulations or debris and clean up any debris that is found. Use caution when doing so as the screens cannot be replaced . If they get damaged, you’ll have to replace the entire valve. Also, you should inspect the valve for any indications of cracking, wear, or damage.
- Using a multimeter in Rx1 mode, put the probes on the valve’s terminals. There should be a distinct measurement based on the particular model. Check the manual to find out what the required reading is for a functioning valve. If you’re getting unsatisfactory readings in the normal range or if your valve is damaged, you’ll require a Blomber replacement valve.
Bellows Or Door Boot Seals
The bellows for the door or door boot seal is used on front load Blomber washers to ensure that the door is sealed between it and the outer tub. The bellows of rubber may crack because of wear and tear. External objects may also cause leaks in the front of your Blomber washer. The bellows could be the reason why your washer is leaking near the door. How to inspect the bellows in a washing machine:
- Disconnect your Blomber washer from the source of power.
- The door should be opened and inspect the bellows for signs of damage or dirt and detergent buildup which could cause a weak seal to the door. Be careful as foreign objects can cause serious injuries and are often hidden in the folds of the bellows.
- Blomber replacement bellows will be required if you are experiencing any of these symptoms.
Water Level Switch, Pressure Switch and Air Dome Tub:
The leaky Blomber washer can be caused by overfilling. The water level switch activated by pressure, serves to adjust the level of the water within the tub. When the water is filled into the tub it will compress the air in the tube and push it against the diaphragm of the switch. The valve for water inlet is controlled by the switch that shuts off the valve when it reaches the appropriate water level. How do you check the switch for water level on your Blomber washing machine:
- Before beginning, ensure that you have removed the electric supply to your washer, as you’ll be dealing with electrical components.
- Find and remove your water level switch. The water level switch is typically located in the back of the control panel. It is connected to the tub with an air dome tube. This switch is found beneath the tub in Blomber washers that are equipped with electronic controls.
- To identify whether the switch is damaged You must first remove the air dome hose as the cause of the problem. Check for worn and cracked areas on your hose. Remove the hose and submerge it in water. Close one end, and blow air into the other end and look for bubbles. You should check for an obstruction in the hose as well. If the hose with an air dome is in good shape, you may need to replace the water level switch from Blomber.
Front-load Blomber washer’s front catch is responsible for locking the door in the wash cycle. The mechanism that locks the door can secure the door catch or hook to stop it from opening during the cycle. If the door catch has worn out, it could allow the door to remain locked, but will not guarantee the watertight seal. How do you examine the door catch of the Blomber washer:
- Based on the model you have you might need to take off the front panel to access the door catch sufficiently to inspect it. In other cases, you could just remove the screws that keep it in place. To gain access to the front panel, you’ll have unplug it prior to when you can begin.
- Visually inspect the door catch to check if it is cracked, worn out, discolored, damaged or any foreign objects which could prevent the door from properly closing.
- If you spot any signs of damage or wear, you’ll require a Blomber door catch replacement.
Tub Seal or Boot Seal
The tub seal on a Blomber washing machine is used to keep water from leaching when the transmission shaft, or basket shaft enters the tub. A damaged seal could cause the main tub bearing to fail. It may begin as a small water leak. If your washing machine leaks during the fill or agitation stage of the cycle it is possible that the tub seal has been damaged and needs to be replaced. You can inspect the tub seal on the Blomber washing machine by following these steps:
- Remove the front panel of your washer and let it fill up with water in the normal way. Examine the area where the shaft of the transmission enters the tub to look for indications of a water leak.
- For front load washers, removal of the rear access panel is necessary. It is important to look for water leakage from the weep holes near the bearing case in the rear. If you see any water leakage from the weep holes situated near the rear bearing housing, it is time to get a new tub seal from Blomber.