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Drain prob It fills with water, agitates, but won't go into the next cycle. The drain /pump doesn't make a sound. I read that it could be the lid switch. When trying to remove the lid switch, I can get to it, but can't remove the electrical from it. I get the ground off, but the wires that go into it won't come off.

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    It fills with water, agitates, but won't go into the next cycle. The
    drain /pump doesn't make a sound. I read that it could be the lid
    switch. When trying to remove the lid switch, I can get to it, but
    can't remove the electrical from it. I get the ground off, but the
    wires that go into it won't come off.

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If your washing machine fills and agitates but does not drain, something is probably wrong with the drain hose or the pump. The fact that the washer fills and agitates tells you that the motor works and the belt is fine (though some units have a separate belt for the pump, and direct-drive washing machines don’t have belts.)
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Since you've already checked the pump, hoses and motor, here are some additional issues to look at:

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2. Worn or loose belts: Are clothes still soaked at the end of a wash, even though the washing machine appears to go through the spin and drain cycles? The timer that controls the cycles may be broken. This is a job for the pros.

3. Faulty or jammed internal impeller on pump: When the spin cycle starts, do you hear a humming noise? The internal impeller that moves the water through the drain pump may be faulty or jammed. A grinding or grating sound is almost always an indication of a coin, button or other object colliding with the impeller. Have a washing machine repair expert determine if the impeller is jammed and can be cleared, or if the pump needs to be replaced.

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OK first lets get back to the basics
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