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Whirlpool front loader washer does not move further on programs. Only the water inlet and water drain program works. Other wash and rinse programs does not work.

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  • zarraff Sep 10, 2008



    I did called an authorised whirlpool Service Technician and he said that it was the timer that's gone which needs replacement. How much would the timer for the model WF/665/1 cost? Can I get it in the market and replace it myself?

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You may want to check into your warranty status. I work for a rent to own service and have seen this quit often. Most of the time when service calls us, it's the front control panel going out. You should really get a whirlpool tech to check it out.
FYI.... There is a compartment located behind the bottom panel on the front of you machine which catches all your change in a little box. You can remove that panel farely easy. Just thought you might like to know.

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