In today's busy households, it's extremely inconvenient if the washing machine breaks. Before you panic at the first sign of trouble and call a technician, take our quiz to see if you can diagnose and fix the problem yourself.
Question 1 of 20
What is the typical life span of a washing machine?
Question 2 of 20
What should you always do before working on your washing machine?
Question 3 of 20
What is the first thing you should do to diagnose a washing machine problem?
Question 4 of 20
How do you check to the water temperature settings for your washing machine?
Question 5 of 20
Which liquid can be used to clean a washing machine that has smelly soap buildup?
Question 6 of 20
Which of the following is usually the cause of the washer overflowing with water?
Question 7 of 20
What is likely to clog a lid switch and prevent it from opening?
Question 8 of 20
How can you tell if the lid switch is faulty?
Question 9 of 20
What regulates the water temperature in your washing machine?
Question 10 of 20
A defective water level control switch can cause what messy problem?
Question 11 of 20
How many washing machine operations does the timer control?
Question 12 of 20
If your washer fills slowly or not at all, which part could be faulty?
Question 13 of 20
What typically reliable part of your washing machine is likely to make a lot of noise when there is a problem?
Question 14 of 20
What's the first step in replacing your washing machine's agitator?
Question 15 of 20
What can cause your washing machine to vibrate a lot?
Question 16 of 20
What can cause your washer's tub to suddenly stop?
Question 17 of 20
Which of the following is a sign that your washer's water pump is broken?
Question 18 of 20
What happens when the drive belt of your washer wears out?
Question 19 of 20
How are pulleys attached to shafts in your washer?
Question 20 of 20