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Why is my washing machine hot to the touch?

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  • Washer Dryers, Washing Machines
  • Last Updated 09/05/2015

Why is my washing machine hot to the touch?



cause Cause


         ■ For cycles with high temperatures (usually above 60 degrees), front-loading washing machines use a washing heater.

            Therefore, the exterior gets hot as internal temperature rises.


            drying, washing heater

                             <Drying heater>                               <Washing heater>




how to fix How to fix


         ■ Washing machine can get hot during operation, this is completely normal.


                                                                   <Drying heater>

                     structure of washer


                                   <Structure of washer>

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