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Washer has no action at all

We filled our washer, and walked away while it was filling. When we returned, the water was filled to the regular area but the timer had stopped as well as any movement from there on. The outlet has power but the washer has no reaction when pulling out the nob.....Help! Any ideas as to where to start?

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Re: Washer has no action at all

Chobs Most likely the problem with your washer is the 10amps fuse and/or the lid switch. They both are located inside the control panel. Unplug the power cord, then remove three screws ot top of the control panel and pull it toward yourself. Behind the control panel you will see the glass fuse. Using simple multimeter, check the fuse for continuity (pull it out of the holder first). If no continuity, replace the fuse. You can buy at any hardware store. If there is a continuity, then the problem is a bad lid which. I would recommend to replace the lid switch in any case. You can buy it here: back

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