AMANA WASHING MACHINES PROBLEMS
Information about the problems and breakdowns of Amana washing machines that were reported from 2011 to 2019.
Common problems: smoke.
Faulty modules: control board, door.
6 issues reported
The electronic control panel in clothes washer failed and emitted a large quantity of smoke and soot. The washer is now totally inoperative and has soot and scorch marks coming out of the control panel area.
Consumer was washing medium size load of clothes in washing machine when interior glass burst during spin cycle.
Plastic rim w/hinge on door of front load washer cracked at the hinge and fell to the floor. Consumer was advised to replace part but less than 3 months later the same thing happen again.
The submitter reports that while the washing machine was operating at a home it filled the basement with smoke.
While consumer was on phone his smoke detectors sounded. he went to utility room on same floor & smoke filled utility room & attached kitchen. Smoke seemed to be coming from washing machine & this confirmed, when he lifted unit's lid & smoke came out. he unplugged machine.
The consumer, 30, reported that lock latch on the washing machine got stuck and malfunctioned and he had to force open. The consumer reported injury to self.
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