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My washer wont spin, it washes but then it wont start the spin cycle.....please help


what is the model number and the brand name?most likely you have a bad lid switch.it's a saftey on most washers,the factory doesn't want the washer to run when it's in spin so if you were to open the lid while it was spinning the washer would shut down,if the lid switch is broke it's like the lid is open and it won't spin or run

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Hitachi washing machine sf6500px washes ok but wont spin, digital signal says dE, does anyone know what that means please?


im not 100% on hitachi gear dont see alot where im from, but for most washing machines DE normally means the lid is open as they have small magnets in both the lid and frame of the washer, most machines will not begin to spin if the lid is not shut they will fill and wash but not spin purely as a safety precaution, if the lid is shut it means the lid (you may have a latch that actually locks the lid shut or just a reed switch magnet sensor that simply detects if its opened) reed switch or lid lock is broken or faulty normally pretty quick and easy to repair

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My kenmore model 110 limited edition will fill with water but wiil not wash spin or drain. ther is no motor noise but the digital timer counts down


First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number (###.######) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

Newer model Whirlpool / Kenmore washers use a Lid Switch as a safety device. Unless the switch senses that the lid on the washer is closed, the washer will neither agitate nor spin.

Older models only used the switch during the spin cycle.

Try to bypass the Lid Switch by removing the Console and jumping the two outermost pins on the switch.

Following is a description of how to release the console for access to the pins.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=137

This is a Whirlpool PDF on how these washers operate. It has a diagram on jumping the switch as well as a detailed section on how the transmission works.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf



It also has a troubleshooting guide.

To bypass the switch, you only have to disconnect the power to the washer, tilt the console back, unplug the switch and using an short piece of insulated wire, jump the two outermost contacts on the connector coming from the console and plug the washer back in.

Following is a description of how to gain access to the console and how to remove the cabinet if necessary.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=131&osCsid=913ba652cd504fb162f87d892bcb427b

With the jumper in place, try to re-start the washer.

If it works, the Lid Switch is a relatively inexpensive part.

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My MLE2000 washer will start to spin and then


more likely an itntermitent lid switch problem as the washer strats it's spin cycle the motion is causuning the lid switch to open making the washer think some one has opened the lid and it shuts down to be safe check the switch make sure it hasn't come loose and check the actuator on the lid sometimes a plastic piece near the front of the lid that goes into sort of a key hole Good Luck

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Kitchenaid washing machine not spinning


WHEN YOUR WASHING THE LID MUST BE SHUT BEFORE IT WILL GO INTO THE SPIN CYCLE. UNDER THE LID YOU WILL SEE A PROBE THE PUSHES THE SWITCH DOWN WHEN THE LID IS SHUT. THESE SWITCHES WEAR OUT , ONE THING TO TRY WHEN THE WASHER TRIES TO GO ONTO SPIN TAKE A NON MATALIC ITEM AND PUSH THE SWITCH DOWN AND SEE IF THE WASHER GOES INTO THE SPIN CYCLE, IF IT DOES THE SWITCH IS NOT BEING PUSHED DOWN FAR ENOUGH TO MAKE THE SWITCH WORK
THIS IS VERY COMMON ON ALL WASHERS

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You said,washer is full of water and will not spin. You hear the lid switch clicking. When you start it on spin cycle and hear a hum, the tub moves a couple of inches and then stops...shortly after it shuts off.


Some reasons this may happen
Washer won’t drain or spin
n
1. Is the drain hose clogged, or the end of the drain hose
more than 72 inches (183 cm) above the floor?
2. Is the lid open? ............Also the lid switch can be faulty!!
The lid must be closed during operation.
3. Is there excessive sudsing?
Always measure detergent. Follow manufacturer’s directions.
4 If you have very soft water, you might need to use less
detergent.

Sounds to me like the lid switch can be faulty!!Then it acts like the lid is open.
Huuum

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Washer will not start. Water will come in. Will not spin or agitate.


new washer? whirpool is manufacturer lift lid do you hear clicking sound left corner of lid if not ck screws in hinge that corner possible lid switch is not being struck properly when lid is shut also may need to adj hinge by pushing contact lever back a little ..older unit? possible same thing different location also ck wiring to motor

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Waterpump won't pump and spin cycle won't start.


one of 2 things are happpening iether hte timer is not sending down the power to operate the pump , or switch is not closing correctly to allow power to the pump

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