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I just purchased a Hotpoint WDL540, I had it installed on Saturday. On sunday I did the test cycle, which worked fine. When I put a regular load in, it wouldnt go through the entire cylce (wash, rince, spin and dry). It would stay stuck at the wash. Water would go in and then drain, but never make it to the spin. I had to enter all cycles seperately. After, I put a load of towels over night expecting to have dry towels in the morning and it just did the wash (water in and out) all night. What is the problem? thanks.

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Ring Hotpoint help line, you should find number in your user manual, or follow the link.

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If I had to guess...I'm thinking that you may not have shut the door to the machine. The safety feature was engaged. This might let the timer run the cycles but would have prevented the agitation and spin functions from working. Not the problem...get the manufacturer on the phone

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