A leaky Haier washing machine is an extremely costly and aggravating issue to resolve however it’s an issue that is resolved with a little few hours of experience and a few tools.
This article will explain the most frequent reasons for a Haier washing machine leaking and offer step-by-step instructions on how to fix the problem. It doesn’t matter if it’s an insignificant leak or a major flood, we’ve got you covered. You can quickly repair a leaky washing machine and get back on track with laundry. Make sure the washer’s water hoses are checked if they are leaking.
There are various types of hoses on the Haier washing machine and the most used are the drain and fill hoses. How to check the hoses on your Haier washing machine:
- Begin by looking at the connections on the back of the washing machine to ensure that they are secured properly Then, you can confirm that the leak is not being caused by a restricted house drain that has backed up into the standpipe.
- If no signs of leaks are found from inspecting the external hosesthen disconnect your washing machine from the electrical source and then remove the cabinet of your Haier washing machine to examine the internal hoses.
- Many internal hoses are attached to the tub. Examine the hoses for signs of cracking, abrasions, or other damage.
- If you spot a damaged hose(s) and you find it damaged, you’ll need Haier replacement hose(s).
The water pump or drain pump is a component on a Haier washing machine that drains the water from the tub. The pump can be either belt driven direct drive, direct drive, or an electric pump. How to inspect your Haier washing machine’s pump:
- Disconnect your Haier washing machine from its power source before starting.
- Remove the front panel or cabinet from the appliance, and then locate your pump(s).
- An outlet, also known as a drain pipe will be provided by the pump. It could also include an inlet to your tub. There could be an outlet with a circulation. Make sure the drain pump is checked if water is leaking from your Haier washer. Look for indications of a loose or loose hose clamp or a leaky or damaged hose connected to the pump first. If the leak is coming from the pump, you’ll require an upgrade to the Haier pump.
Tub Cover Gasket:
The tub cover gasket on front and top load Haier washers serves to create a seal between the tub’s outside and the tub cover. Gaskets on the tub cover could cause leakage of water during wash or spin. How do you check the gasket for the tub cover on the Haier washing machine.
- Unplug the Haier washer and open the front panel or cabinet.
- Find the gasket of the tub cover. In order to access the tub cover, you’ll likely need to take off the cover.
- The gasket should be inspected for wear and damage. Also, look out for water stains or water leaks in this region to pinpoint the issue.
- If the gasket in your tub is worn, damaged, or you notice signs of leaks in the vicinity then you’ll need a Haier replacement tub cover gasket.
Water Inlet Valve
The valve that opens the water inlet of the inside of your Haier washing machine controls the inflow of hot and cold water to your washing machine.
- How do you check the Haier washing machine’s water outlet valve: Before you begin, disconnect the water and power source from the machine.
- Remove the back panel of your appliance , and then locate the valve that opens the water supply. It’s likely to be just behind the hose connections.
- After you remove the valve from 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. You should exercise caution as the screens can’t be replaced. If they are damaged, you will have to replace the whole valve. Also, check the valve for wear, cracks or damage.
- Using a multimeter in Rx1 mode, put probes onto the valve’s terminals. You should get a different reading based on the model. Consult your manual to determine what the reading should be for a functioning valve. If you’re getting a reading that is not within the acceptable range, or if the valve appears to be damaged, you’ll need a Haier replacement valve.
Bellows or Door Boot Seal:
The bellows for the door or door boot seal can be found in front load washers of Haier to create a seal between the door and the outer tub. Normal wear and tear could cause the rubber bellows to crack. Moreover, foreign objects may cut or tear the bellows and create an opening in the front of the Haier washer. If your washer appears to be leaking around the door area, then you ought to suspect that the bellows might be the cause.
- Disconnect the Haier washer’s source of power.
- Open the door and carefully examine the bellows to look for signs of wear or damage, or for dirt and buildup of detergent that might prevent a perfect sealing to the door. Beware of foreign objects as they could cause serious injuries and are usually hidden within the bellows folds.
- If you experience any of these symptoms the Haier replacement bellows.
Water Level Switch, Pressure Switch & Air Dome Tub:
A leaky Haier washer may be caused by overfilling. The water level switch is a pressure activated switch that determines the proper level of water in the tub. When the water is filled into the tub it will compress the air inside the tube and push it against a diaphragm inside the switch. The valve for water inlet is controlled by the switch, which will turn off the valve at the proper water level. Here’s how to test the water level switch inside your Haier washer:
- Before beginning, ensure that you have removed the electricity from the washer because you will be handling electrical components.
- Find and pull out your water level switch. The switch for water level is usually located behind the control panel. It is connected to the tub by an air dome tube. This switch can be found under the tub in Haier washers that are equipped with electronic controls. To check if the switch has problems, first unhook the air dome hose. Look for wear areas and cracks on the hose. Remove the hose and submerge the hose in water. Secure the end by blowing air into one end, and look for bubbles. Also, you should look for obstructions in the hose as well. If the air dome hose is clean, you may require a replacement water level switch from Haier.
The door catch on a front load Haier wash machine is responsible for keeping the door shut securely throughout the cycle. The door locking mechanism will engage the hook or catch on the door and stop the door from opening during the process. The door catch can be damaged, but it will keep the door locked. How to inspect the door catch on the Haier washer:
- Based on the model you have you might need to remove the front panel to get access to the door catch well enough to be able to examine it. In some models, you’ll be able get it by removing the screws holding it in the position. If you must remove the front panel in order to get it out, unplug the appliance prior to beginning.
- Examine the door catch and determine whether it’s damaged, cracked, damaged, worn, or discolored or if there is any foreign objects that may hinder the door from fully closing.
- You will need a replacement Haier door catch If you spot any wear or damage.
Tub Seal or Boot Seal:
A tub seal is employed on Haier washing machines to prevent water from getting dripping between the shaft of the basket and the transmission shaft. A damaged seal can cause the tub’s main bearing to break. It may begin as a small water leak. If your washer leaks during the filling or agitation part of the cycle it is possible that the tub seal has become damaged and needs to be replaced. What can you do to check the tub seal on a Haier washing machine:
- To verify whether the tub seal is the cause of your leak, remove the front of the washing machine and allow the machine to fill normally with water. For indications of water damage, check the location in which the transmission shaft gets into the tub.
- On front load washers removal of the rear access panel is mandatory. Examine for signs of water loss from the weep holes located near the rear bearing housing. If you see any water leakage from the weep holes situated near the rear bearing housing you’ll need to replace the tub seal by Haier.