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Knob is turning through cycles but nothing is hapening

Washer filled with water then knob just turns and doesn't do anything

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Check to see if your lid switch is broken also be sure to have your inlet water at least hooked up to cold in the back because yore machine only advances in cold water rinse if your cold water from the house is running to the washers side hot the timer will not advance to the next setting and finnaly youre drainhose needs to be at least as high as your washers water line hope this helps bakersfield maytag repairman

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