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Washer will fill but won't start cycle

My washer was filling up but then wouldn't start the cycle. I had been just hitting the area where the lid connects when closed and this would start the washer but now nothing

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You need to take the 2 lid switch wires from the lid switch and wire them together this will bypass the lip switch,should fix it,let me know-mike

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What is hd code????


Hi Peter, If I understand your question correctly, you are asking what the code "HD" means for your machine. I am unable to find the code "HD", however, here is a list of the codes for these Maytag models, perhaps one looks similar to "HD". Hopefully this answers your question!

Washer displaying code messages
- "LF" (Washer is taking too long to fill)
Check the following:
Are the water inlet hoses kinked or clogged?
Are the water inlet valve screens clear?
Press PAUSE/CANCEL to clear display.
- "Ld" (Washer is taking too long to drain water from the wash tub)
Check the following:
Is the drain hose kinked or clogged?
Is the drain hose installed properly? See "Connect the Drain Hose." Press PAUSE/CANCEL
to clear display.
- "uL" (Unbalanced Load)
If the load is unbalanced, the washer will display this code while running an imbalanced
load correction routine at the end of the wash cycle and before the final spin. If the code
remains and the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, open
lid and redistribute the load. Close lid and press START.
- "oL" (Over Load)
Is the washer overloaded? The washer has attempted to fill and begin the wash cycle. If
the washer is overloaded, it will drain any water and detergent that was added during the
fill. To correct the overload, remove several items and add detergent. Close lid and press
START.
- "Sd" (Suds Detected)
Did you use regular detergent?
Regular or hand-washing detergents are not recommended for this washer. Use only High
Efficiency ("HE") detergent.
Did you add too much detergent?
Always measure detergent. Follow detergent manufacturer's directions.
If excessive suds are detected, the washer will display this code while running a suds
reduction correction routine at the end of the wash cycle. The suds reduction routine
removes extra suds and assures proper rinsing of your garments. If the code remains and
the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, re-select your
desired cycle using cold water. Press START. Do not add detergent.
- "lid" (Lid Opened)
Is the lid open? Close the lid to clear the display. If the lid remains open for more than 10
minutes, water in the wash tub will drain.
- "HC" (Cold and Hot hoses switched)
This code will appear at the end of the wash cycle to indicate that the cold and hot water
inlet hoses are switched. See "Connect the Inlet Hoses."
- "dL" (Door/Lid cannot lock)
Indicates lid is not locked. Check for items caught in the lid keeping it from closing. Press
PAUSE/CANCEL once to clear the code.
- "dU" (Door/Lid cannot unlock)
Is there excessive weight on the lid, such as a basket of laundry? Excessive weight will
keep the lid from unlocking. Press PAUSE/CANCEL once to clear the code.
- "F##" code
Press PAUSE/CANCEL once to clear code. Press START. If code appears again, call for
service.

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Troubleshooting kenmore washer 800 series


You will need to replace the lid switch. If you could post the model number under the lid, I will be able to direct you to the part you need.Here is a video to show you how to make the repair.

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The machine suddenly stop working right after finishing water had filled (the next action should start its washing cycle). Then there is no response, just as electricity is disconnected from it. Thank...


try opening the lid a couple of inches and close it down a few times,do you hear a clicking sound?if not the lid switch is bad.on the right side of the lid you should see a piece of plastic connected to the lid that fits into a hole in the top of the washer,this hits the lid switch,stick a pen or something in the hole and see if the washer works,send the model number and i'll tell you what switch you have on your washer,the model number is on the back wall of the opening where you put the clothes into the washer or to the left of the lid switch.if your lid opens strait up and backwards the number is directly under the lid when it's in the open position

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My Roper Washer RTW43405Q0 won't spin.


For the washer to operate the lid must be fully closed, the timer must be pulled out, and the water must be drained.
The main causes for not spinning are:
  • Lid partially or completely open
  • Lid or other object has hit the timer knob and turned the washer off
  • Lid not locked (by the way, not on all washers) and may be not draining.

    Make sure the lid is completely closed. Make sure that no clothing is in the lid area.

    Make sure the Timer knob is pulled out.
    The lid must be closed and locked for the washer to operate. Once the lid is closed, make sure the desired cycle is still selected and then press the Start button and listen for the lid to lock.
    Make sure there are no loose metal objects such as coins and paper clips in the lid opening area. Metal objects can prevent magnetic switches from reacting correctly when the lid is closed.



    If the washer has not drained, it will not go into spin.
    Hope this works.....

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    Loses power in spin cycle


    First lid must be down before washer start spinning. Remove any obstructions in drain hose and or straighten drain hose to remove kinks. Lid or other object hit timer knob and turned the washer off - Make sure the Timer knob is pulled out.
    If the lid was opened with too much force when adding clothes, it may have hit the timer knob, pushing the knob in.
    If a laundry basket or other object hit the Timer knob, the Timer knob may have been pushed in shutting the washer off.
    Washer lid is not locked (Not on All Washers) - The lid must be closed and locked for the washer to operate. Once the lid is closed, make sure the desired cycle is still selected and then press the Start button and listen for the lid to lock.
    Make sure there are no loose metal objects such as coins and paper clips in the lid opening area. Metal objects can prevent magnetic switches from reacting correctly when the lid is closed.
    If the washer has not drained, it will not go into spin.
    Use a flashlight to inspect the holes in tub for foreign objects like screws, nails, bra wires, etc. and remove if present.

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    Washes but dosen't drain


    you having an issue withthe lid switch not activating, either a bad lid switch, or the "arm that hits it simply not making connection and needs adjusting.. chances are you cant hear a "clicking" noise when the lid is lifted and lowered... if this is the case its a lid switch issue... for safety reasons, the machine is not recognising the door closed so wont enter a spin cycle. will hawever wash and fill

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    Won't run


    Most washers today will not do anything after fill unless it sees the lid switch (innerlock system) closed. The same as having the lid of the washer up during a wash cycle. They will fill but until the timer, or ECB gets a signal back from the pressure switch (water level switch) it will go no further. Some of the electronic machines will also time out in the fill cycle because of a lack of water flow. The fill cycle is a timed event and if the water level switch ( controlled by the ECB ) does not close in the time alloted, it will stall. This can be checked by hitting the start button again. Most of these problems are caused by a lack of water flow on the initial start up. Cleaning your water inlet screens in the supply hoses and screens in the mixing valve itself will solve this issue.More information to the specific model would help pin-point this problem.

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