Washer and Dryer Repair
When your washer or dryer breaks down the first thing to do is not to start doing the wash by hand or to just let the dirty clothes pile up. Call a reliable and affordable appliance repair service that does same-day repairs like Viking Appliance Repair San Francisco.
Out certified technicians carry the necessary tools, have extensive training, and have years of experience to complete the common and unusual repairs on their first service appointment. We load up our vans with the manufacturer parts needed for all major brands of washers and dryers which include GE, Sears, LG, Kenmore, Armstrong, Goodman, Bryant, Carrier, Lennox, RCA, and more! Call us for same-day service.
The most common reason we get called to fix washers because of loud noises coming from the appliance. We can diagnose the reason for the loud noise and tell you if we need to repair or to replace the broken parts. The cause of washer noise is commonly a worn belt, broken pump motor, or damaged bearings.
WON’T TURN ON/AGITATE
When your washing machine does not turn on, make sure it is plugged in and that the circuit breaker has not flipped off. Common reasons for a washer not turning on are a broken door latch, timer or, thermal fuse. When your washer won’t agitate the agitator cogs, drive belt, coupler, or transmission need to be repaired or replaced.
Problems with the wax motor, motor coupling, or door latch will keep a washer from spinning. This is an easy repair for which we carry the tools and parts in our service vans. Call us for same-day repairs.
The most common reason we get called to check out a dryer is that it is producing loud noises. The noise is coming from broken bearings, worn belts, or damaged seals. Despite the drama of the loud noise, these problems are quick and easy to fix the same day that you call.
NO HEAT/WON’T DRY
Your dryer needs to produce heat to do its job. When it will not heat up there is a broken heating element, cycling thermostat, or high limit thermostat. The same parts can cause a dryer to be too hot as well. Our technician will check out the dryer to find the problem and the fix it on the spot.
WON’T TURN ON/TUMBLE
When your dryer won’t turn on, the first thing to make sure the circuit breaker has not tripped and that the machine is plugged in. Then call us. Your dryer has a problem with a heating element, high limit thermostat, or cycling thermostat. Some of these can be repaired and some need to be replaced.