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My Washer will not power up.

When we turned the power on it was powered up, but wouldn't start. We held the button to no avail. We unplugged and plugged it back in and now it win't even power up. There is power going because it beeps when you push the power button.

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  • Linda Pilson Oct 25, 2008

    I'm having the same problem with my washer. It is only beeping once and only when you push the power button. No lights

  • abelmom Nov 06, 2008

    All the lights are lit but there is no noise or response when I hold down the start button. Please advise.

    Thank you

  • athena84 Nov 07, 2008

    I am having the same problem and yes mine beeped three times. It isn't lighting up anymore though

  • PhDmom Nov 11, 2008

    I'm having the same problem and no there are no beeps, no noise, only the lights. When holding the button down it does not start. The water is on, but not coming through. Any advice?

  • maustinkona Nov 13, 2008

    We're having the same problem, it won't power up. When I press the power button it beeps three times but nothing happens.

  • cjsmom2 Nov 13, 2008

    my lights are on and the washer is the middle of a cycle. there is water in the cycle, the lights are flashing. when pushing the end of cycle button there are no beeps and it does not reset.

  • laurinda Jan 04, 2009

    my washer wont power on at alll no beeps or anything.unplugged it overnight ,still nothing

  • rselowens Apr 08, 2009

    pressing power button, beeps3 times nothing happens

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No beeps or power

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First Thing: Check all connections and clean contacts! I had a water line burst - got water all up inside on the wiring and control boards. Got an F70 error, then when I unplugged and plugged back in, control panel went black and got nothing but 3 quick beeps when I pushed the power button. After I figured out that water had gotten inside, I pulled the top off - three screws on back - got everything good and dry, but problem persisted. Unplugged and pulled each connector one-by-one, cleaning with a toothbrush and a fat rubber band. Everything works fine now. Humidity and other laundry room environmental issues can cause the same problem.
If cleaning the upper connections doesn't resolve the problem, pull the 3 screws on the bottom front and take that panel off. Clean and reseat all of the connections for the Motor Control Unit and on the motor.
Had cleaning and reseating not resolved my problem, my next step would have been to remove the control boards for a more thorough cleaning (scrubbing contacts with a pencil eraser) and inspection. If you're handy with a multi-meter, you can do continuity checks, but those tests will often lie to you by the probes getting better contacts than the plug connectors.
Hope that helps.

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We need to know if it beeps 3 times or not, to give you good info.

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