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My machine will not start a cycle

My machine starts a cycle but then immediately stops .Ihave taking it apart put all the electrics together again firmly,disconnected the pump took it apart cleaned it then attached it again swithched on but no luck i am at the end of my teffer.

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I pulled a spinner out of a LG washer a month ago, it's a tuff job, lay the machine over on it's side, pull the back panel. you will just about take the machine completely apart. the water jacket and basket have to come out of the housing. I suggest that you mark all connectors, I usually take masking tape and put it across the two halves of the connection and label it 'a' or one, what ever makes you happy, then start disconnecting them one at a time checking if it has to come apart to relieve the barrel from frame. As you start taking bolts and springs apart it ends up being self teaching, but if you are not very well mechanically inclined, you will not be able to do this job. take pix of everything so it will be allot easier to put it back together again. Remember it's not Humpty Dumpty, and can be put back together again, I did and had never done it before, wallah. Questions,

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Whirlpool wtw57esvw washer won't fill

I had the same problem, started filling right away, also when the wash cycle is done, the clothes are wet, it starts to fill again after spin cycle. I intended to buy a load sensing switch the next day, but it was $76 dollars. i removed the switch, gentley pryed it apart, there was 2 small thin brass/copper contact tabs, I bent them slightly to make better contact. I put the switch back together and reinstalled it, put the machine back together, and it has been 3 months with no problems.

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Washer overflows after taking it apart

You may have missed something when putting it together. Take it apart again then check and properly install the following:
  1. Water inlet valve. It may not be able to shut completely when the electricity has been turned off. The valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub. Water may accumulate substantially and overflow.
  2. Water level switch. This switch senses the water level in the clothes tub. It is usually a diaphragm device with a small clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the air pressure in the tube increases and activates the switch when the water reaches a certain level. When the switch is obstructed, it cannot tell the water to shut off and the machine overflows.Clear it from any obstruction.

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Maytag neptune top loader-will not start

Hello tinagomez479,

Some basic questions for troubleshooting;
Your machine type is a FVA6800AW/FAV9800AW correct?

Any errorcodes to the console?

Can you tell me what this action was for? “”We took it apart and cleaned it and put it back together and it worked good for about 5 loads then the water stopped draining and now it won't start again.”” Was this a Clutch clean up for dc/UC errors?

Does the clicking noise come from the console area like relays clicking or down below where the clutch pulley is located?

When you press the start button do the lid locks lock the lid?

Can you enter into Service Mode? If so can, can you turn on the drain pump for me? This will let us know if the Control Board is at least functioning in Service Mode and will take commands.

Go to page 16 of the Service Manual lower right hand part of page, Board Output Test and turn on the drain pump in service mode and see if the drain pump motor runs.

Here is the process; close the lid and enter the Service Mode by pressing and holding the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys for three seconds or the display reads “00” Pressing the Delicates key will lock the lid. Now press the Presoak key the drain pump will turn on do you hear it run? Stop the test as the SM states with the off button or hit the Presoak key.

You mentioned it stopped draining, if the Control Board will take the command in Service Mode we can at least get rid of any standing water in the wash tub. When it stopped draining in the wash cycle did you take any error codes to the console like “ND”

Can you also try a Spin Only cycle and see if that will start and complete?

If you can’t do anything at the console pull the 120VAC power plug to the washer for 10 seconds then re-power up and try all above again.

Error codes are very helpful so please let me know what if any error codes you take to the console with your machine issue.


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Sounds like the contacts in the timer has a problem. Unplug washer. Remove the back of the washer and spray WD40 in the timer. Put towels around and under to to collect excess runoff.
Rrotate washer dial 25 times and spray some more wd40. Rotate 25 times again. Do a wash load. If it works put everting back together.

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Sound like the internal overload on the motor may be going out .Thsi is usuaklly due to bad or worn bearings. If you know anything abotu electricity,take a voltage reading at the motor whe it is in the run cycle(when it stops) If you stil have have the 110Volts to the motor then the motor is bad and need to be replaced.If you do not then you wil have to look elsewhere for the problem.

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It sounds like you have a lid switch problem. Check your the lid on your washer and see if it's not bent towards the middle. Often as things get sat on top, it will bend and not allow the switch to make contact. The washer doesn't do anything but fill when the machine thinks the lid is open. Try bending the middle of the lid back to where it is straight.

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Hi Coldcut, I joined the pic of my solution , where the pen is inserted is where a the problem is during the cycle this is where the depression should be constant which I am not gettin when the door is closed , so I open it and do it manually .d6db1c8.jpg

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