Electrolux EIFLS60LSS manual Solutions to Common Problems, Service Prevention Checklist, Noise

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28Solutions to Common Problems

28Solutions to Common Problems

Service Prevention Checklist

Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer.










High pitch “jet engine”

A certain amount of motor whine is nor-



mal during the spin cycle.





Rattling and clanking

Foreign objects such as coins or safety

Stop washer and check drum. If noise continues after


pins may be in drum or pump.

washer is restarted, objects may be in pump. Call your



authorized servicer.





Belt buckles and metal fasteners are hit-

To prevent unnecessary noise and damage to drum,


ting wash drum.

fasten fasteners and turn items inside out.




Thumping sound.

Heavy wash loads may produce a

Stop washer and redistribute wash load.


thumping sound. This is usually normal. If



sound continues, washer is probably out



of balance.





Vibrating noise.

Washer is not resting firmly on floor.

Move washer so it rests firmly on floor. Adjust leveling








Shipping bolts and foam block have not



been removed during installation.

ping bolts and foam block.





Wash load unevenly distributed in drum.

Stop washer and rearrange wash load.










Washer does not start.

Electrical power cord may not be plugged

Make sure plug fits tightly in wall outlet.


in or connection may be loose.





House fuse blown, circuit breaker tripped, or a power outage has occurred.

Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse. Do not increase fuse capacity. If problem is a circuit overload, have it corrected by a qualified electrician. If problem is a power outage, call local electric company.

Water supply faucets are not turned on.

Turn on water supply faucets.

Motor is overheated. Washer motor will stop if it becomes overheated.

It will automatically restart after a cool down period of up to 30 minutes (if washer has not been manually turned off).


Washer door is not completely closed.

Close door completely.

Washer won’t spin.

Load is too small.

Add 1 or 2 similar items to help balance the load.




Residue left in drum.

Heavily soiled items.

Wipe drum with a nonabrasive household cleanser, then



rinse. Shake or brush excess dirt and sand from items



before washing




LCD displays DEMO MODE.

Washer has been programmed to tempo-

To return to the factory default settings, select RESET


rarily perform a repeating demo cycle.

in set prefs under the options scroll buttons.




Door hesitates to open

Water on bellows may have dried, leaving

Clean residue from door glass and wipe front of bellows

after pressing Touch-2-

residue on door glass during extended

opening with warm water and soap.

Open latch.

non-use or vacation.


If issue persists, wipe front of bellows opening with





Lemon Pledge® spray or wipes.

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Electrolux EIFLS60LSS, EIFLS60LT, 137378100 A Solutions to Common Problems, Service Prevention Checklist, Noise, Operating