How To Find A Washer Or Dryer Manual

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If you have a question about your washer or dryer, the first place to start is by reading the operating manual or checking the manufacturer's website. You'll find the instructions on how to use the washing machine or dyrer, correct maintenance information and some solutions for troubleshooting problems.

There are two types of manuals - operating and repair. If you are handy with tools, the repair manual will guide you through wiring and mechanical systems.

It should also offer diagnostic symbols and tools to determine what is wrong with internal computers.

To find the correct manual, you must know the manufacturer and model number of your washer or dryer. The information can be found on a sticker on the back of the machine or just inside the appliance door.

How To Find A Washer Or Dryer Operating Manual

If you have tossed or misplaced your operating manual, visit,, Manual Owl, Manual Storage or to get a replacement. Most offer free PDFs of the manual you can download or replacement manuals for a small fee.

How to Find A Washer Or Dryer Repair or Technical Manual

The same sites that offer operating manuals also offer repair manuals if you are a do-it-yourselfer tackling a washer or dryer repair. There are repair manuals available for many brands for a small fee. These are less costly than calling a professional.


The repair or technical manual includes diagrams of the electrical systems, lists of replacement parts and diagnostic testing schedules. These are the same manuals that repair technicians use for new laundry appliances. The Repair Clinic website is an excellent resource for the manual or replacement parts if you plan to do the repairs yourself.

Additional Reading For Washer Repair

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