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Timer problem? My washer stops running frequently during the cycle. It seems to stop every time the washer switches to the next part of the cycle, it stops on the number 1, 2, and 3. When I push start it continues on. I was thinking this might be a problem with the timer, but I can't find my manual. What do you think? Thanks for your time!!

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HI!!! You seem to have a problem with your timer..Good luck..If it stops and then you have to start it up then change your timer..Good luckk.

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Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly If the washer stops mid cycle the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.
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If the washer stops mid cycle the timer might be defective. This part is often misdiagnosed, check other components before replacing this timer.
f the washer stops mid-cycle the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other causes first such as the lid or door switch and other components.
If the washer stops mid cycle the water inlet valve cold water side may have failed. Most washers have a cold water rinse and so if they can't fill with cold water they just sit indefinitely waiting for the cold water to enter. If there is cold water to the water inlet valve and the cold water works in other parts of the cycle - or to make warm water - the valve is not the problem.
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If the washer stops mid cycle the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.
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Thanks for using FixYa. It seems to be an issue with the Timer motor going bad and should be replaced to resolve this issue. Everything seems to be working fine as the washer is filling with water spinning etc so it is the Timer that should be replaced.
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