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Wash though no spin

My machine is washing fine, though it is not spinning at all. When looked at the Carbon Brushes had worn down which i replaced, though the problem still remains the same!! Does anyone know what it could be, I imagine it to be something simple!!

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  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2007

    Machine washes through cycle till there are about 35mins remaining then stops. The spin light flashes. . This happens on a 40 cycle. Any ideas what is happening. Had a neighbour looking at it but it is sealed at the back and can't get a look at the motor. Please help.

  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2007

    Start washing machine on a 40 cycle. At about half way through the cycle with about 30-35 mins remaining it stops. The spin light flashes but won't go any further. Had a friend look at it. but couldn't see in the back of machine cause it was sealed all round the motor etc. Checked filter it was fine. Put machine back and it worked for 2 days. Now its back to not working. Please can you help.

  • Anonymous Nov 08, 2007

    CHANGED BRUSHES ,STILL WILL NOT SPIN WITH A LOAD. EMPTY ,IT SEAMS TO WORK

    DENNIS SWANSEA.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    My machine again washed but when it came to spin it made a weird noise and some times a flash could be seen,have no idea what causes this.Next i found a object blocking the filter which i finally sorted but after removing this i now find the washer is not working.??????.please help

  • zxpip Feb 14, 2008

    The Machine will wash,but wont empty or spin dry, just makes a hummmmmm sound.. You can also hear the clicking of the timer (never could before because of the sound of water draining and spinning in spin cycle) so am left with a tub of water. I haven't dared to open the back of it yet. I emptied the putrid water(been a few days)

    as much as I could, then took the hose. (Oh I unplugged machine and turned off water before I did anything.) and drained the rest into a bucket. Now I am washing,ha ha the tub with sudsy water,mini level, to go through steps

    again. The hum comes on after wash cycle and nothing drains out or spins dry, just that hummmmmm. So, I will

    in ther meantime, till I hear from you, drain it again, unplug it, and turn off water to it. It's a Magic Chef CAV4000AWW.

  • krasuz May 29, 2008

    I was doing laundry last night and noticed that the machine will fill or half fill then stops and sits, and sits, and sits and.... After playing with the dial a few times, gigling the machine, it starts again and will start by rotatiting the drum and then it's like it realizes it did not completely fill so it stops rotating and then fills. At times it will rotate, and others it won't. I think I am in the beginning stages of the problems after 7 years. I had the machine cheched twice previously (while still under extended warranty) for a bearing like noise and of course the tech could not find anything because he did not know anything about the machine and I refuse to pay them an hourly fee to learn how to work on my machine. Has anyone been successful in getting help regarding this what looks to be common problem in and around 7 years and (how convenient) outside the warranty / extended warranty.

  • Meghan1241 Jun 07, 2008

    I have a GE Prodigy washer. Not sure of the model number. It will not agitate, even when there aren't any clothes in it. We tried to turn it on without clothes and half way through the spin cycle it shuts off, completely like it was never on. We have tried to remove the agitator, it seems to be stuck on there. I have tried to find solutions to this problem all over the net, to no avail. PLEASE HELP!!!

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Did you try looking from underneath the machine, majority of machines can be accessed this way. if its the bottom thats sealed try taking off the back panel and checking the black rubber hose leading from your drum to the drain pump, could be a sock stuck in there.

REMEMBER TO PULL THE PLUG OUT FIRST :)

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I just called and they said to run some cycles with fab soft in it...there is a soap build up and softner breaks it down

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