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Wont wash but will spin water out!

When it gets to its water level setting, It will not go into a wash cycle, I can here the timer clicking but it does not move from there.

I have to manually turn the knob in order to move and then it will only go to the spin cycle.

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You have a bad cam inside the timer causing it not to advance , you'll need to replace timer

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There is a water level pressure switch inside the top panel that has 3 wires on it and a vacuum line. That pressure switch controls the water inlet valve functions via the timer.
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