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Whirlpool thin twin filled with water then stopped!

It just filled with water and stopped a few weeks ago. We had to drain it manual. My dry also, stopped drying my clothes. It spins but has no heat. I don't think the two are related. Please someone tell me its fixable.:)

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Not sure about the dryer but there are a couple things that could cause the no draining issue.
You could have a leak or block in your pressure hose. Basically there is a thin, clear tube inside the cabin that attaches to the tub on the lower right side. If this has a leak or is clogged then the washer has problems filling and draining.
The other possible problem is a broken lid switch. This is an easy fix. Basically, the mechanical mechanism that goes down when you close the lid does not work properly so when it comes time to drain, the washer actually thinks the lid is open.
For both of these you would need to open cabin. I posted instructions for that here:
http://www.fixya.com/support/t1885690-whirpool_twin_washer_dryer_lte5243dq3

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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