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Series 70 washer will not aggitate, spin or drain

After a night of very low temps, the washer would not fill with water. We warmed the area and the washer filled. Went back to check, it was not aggitating and will not spin or drain. Please advise.

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  • cjohnson1214 Jan 25, 2009

    I'm having a similar problem -- the machine stopped mid-cycle, and won't spin, agitate or drain. It makes a little hum when I try to get it to engage, as if the motor won't start. A similar thread suggested that the pump being clogged could cause this problem; seems unlikely but that'll be my next thing to check.

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Even "empty" - there is still water in the tub to keep the seals moist.

Let it thaw completely - or put some hot water in the tub to thaw.

You may already have damaged the coupling/drive belt if it was frozen.


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