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E47 and no spin cycle on ATF8000fs1

Our ATF8000fs1 wash machine stopped doing the spin cycle. The drum still turns slowly during the wash/rinse cycle, but it won't do the high speed spin. I tried a spin cycle only with no clothes in it and had the same issue. I saw where to hold down Start/Pause and Cancel and that gave me "E47" code. Any ideas?

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  • David Marshall Dec 06, 2012

    I should have said: this is a Frigidaire Affinity

  • David Marshall Dec 07, 2012

    Richard Roth's answer is right on the money. I found the part locally for $84 and installed it last night. Then sat and watched for 10 agonizing minutes as it when through it's slow spins in spin cycle. The last 2 minutes of the spin cycle it kicked into high gear and we were off and running. Thanks!

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 07, 2012

    I'm glad you are up and running! Have a great Holiday season!

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E47 error is for the door lock assembly. Here is the part to order.
Here is a video to show you how to make the repair.

Posted on Dec 07, 2012

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    Richard Roth Dec 07, 2012

    I am glad I was able to help you. Thanks for using FixYa!

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