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Machine will not start a new cycle

I have had this fromt loading machine for a couple of years now and it works quite hard 7-9 full loads a week.
The other day I had a power outage in that part of the house. I had to flip the saftey switch on that part of the house back on to regain power.
Since then I have not been able to get the washing machine to work. It makes a clicking noise a few times (that seems to be coming from the door region..like maybe it can not lock the door and is trying to) and then the light immediately shows next to "end".
Any suggestions?

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It appears your timer/controller has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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