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Washer will fill and wash/agitate, but will not spin or drain.

Drain hose is at proper level and is not restricted. Impeller is free of obstructions. Washer has worked fin since it was purchased in Nov 2005. It has made no unexplained noises or produced any odd odors.

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Dtronics,

A part called a (wig-wag) its a part that consists of two selonoids, one is bad. It switches the transmission from the wash cycle to the spin cycle,at the same time it opens the pump for draining.

hope this is helpful

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My mum had this problem. I think it had something to do with the barrel coming loose.. - get a plummer ;)

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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SOURCE: frigidaire front washer has power but won't fill up, drain or go through correct cycles

You'll very likely have something caught in your drain pump. First set the washer to drain and spin. If you hear a hum or grinding noise and the water in the tub isn't draining or it's draining slowly you have something in the pump. If you take the rear panel off you'll reveal the drain pump at the right front corner or maybe middle on this model. if you empty all the water from your machine you can take off the spring clamp (this can be tricky) attaching the thick rubber hose from your tub to your drain pump. (you may want to have some old towels ready) With this off you can feel around for what's blocking the drain pump's impeller. You may want to take the screws out that secure the drain pump to the base and the other spring clamp that attaches the drain hose to the drain pump. Good luck!

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Washer won't spin or drain water

you checke dthe drain??? how??? i would assume that you have something stuck within your drain pump assy( bra underwire-- money--- toothpick--nail/screw) VERY common issue, youll need to remove the front cover and remove the hose leading to the pump to look inside. DISCONNECT POWER-- PUMP IS ALWAYS LIVE!!!!!!!!!!!, oh yea and youl need a bag to collect the water when you disconnect the hose, YOURE GONNA GET WET!!

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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SOURCE: washer does not spin after wash cycle

Problem solved. It was one of the resolutions posted by one of your clients. TKS. PS this one of the best problem solving sites that I have seen. Great Job Rick

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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