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Fills with water and then stops makes a humming sound ,then stops all togther wont do aything spin or drain

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  • bigazbulldog Oct 29, 2012

    the humming is coming from timer , how would i chk to see if timer is good or bad

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Sounds like an induction motor. start winding or start capacitor not starting to turn motor, This will make motor hum. Do not know m/c in qestion. Switch on and as soon as pos try to turn motor careful not to use hands or anything that can injure yourself with if it starts to spin.

Posted on Oct 29, 2012

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    James Faulkner Oct 30, 2012

    If there is a round flat type motor on back of timer. undo the small securing screws, place on its back and swith on m/c. See if motor works. If not note conections take to spares shop and replace.

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SOURCE: wont agitate, spin or drain

more than likely you have something jamming your pump im going to give you the procedure for replacing the motor coupling but stop at the pump take the hoses off of it and see if its jammed if not then reply to me and we will go further First unplug the washer and turn off the water. If you have a shop vac take the drain hose out of the drain, and through the drain hose vacuum the water out of your washer. If you don't have a shop vac go to the auto parts store and buy a pair of radiator hose clamps. Then facing the washer locates the two screws. They will either be in the front or rear of the control panel or back them out far as you can. Once you have done that pull the control panel slightly forward, and tilt it back on the hinges. Now unplug the lid switch wire but don't forget to plug it back when you’re done. Next locate at the rear of the washer body the two gold clips then push forward, and take careful note of how they fit. Then pop them out with a screw driver tilt the washer body forward at 45 degree angel and walk forward with the body, and set it down. Now you will see the white pump and motor assembly. You should see two clips holding the pump to the motor pop them off, and pull the pump off the motor shaft. Now if you fell the need to remove the pump use the radiator hose clamp. Take them and clamp the hose coming from the tub but it’s not necessary for the repair. Next disconnect the wiring harness from the motor (note the position of the harness for reassembly). Remove the two 5/16 inch screws from the motor clamps and pop the clamps off. Once that is complete, remove the motor put the new coupling on the motor and transmission shaft. I use a socket and a hammer

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

lenwest
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SOURCE: will fill water but agitator wont run.

Thats very agitating.There is a motor that runs the agitater,its either going out or you have lost the drive,a little spendy to have fixed.
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Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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SOURCE: will not agitate

Replace the direct drive coupling. Directions are in the attached video.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Filled with water, will not drain or agitate,

Agitator dogs, I go through a set every 2 months. It has gotten so I can replace them in 3 minutes.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Washing machine fills with water, but won't begin

Sounds like you may have a bad lid switch and won't acitivate the machine.

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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