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No water we close the door and the lock light does not come on and the water is not running in machine

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  • mimmerfy Jan 24, 2009

    I have the same problem



  • moose207 Jan 25, 2009

    no locklight and the washer will not spin dry

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From what you've described, the problem may be a defective "door safety switch".

The purpose of the lid/door switch is to prevent injury when attempting to remove clothing articles when in the fast "spin-cycle" motion. I believe some models are now preventing the washer from working at all until repaired "mo money, mo faster!" ;)

I would access and test the lid/door switch for continuity; if defective, replace. Whats' the model # of your washer?

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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