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Cabrio wtw5500 lid light flashes and won't spin

Lid lock light flashes and locks lid, but wont work

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it most likely under warranty call the place where u bought it and have them to replace it or send a repairman to have it fixed

Posted on Feb 05, 2011

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SOURCE: My Cabrio washer stops at

Some error code there? This may sound strange but give it a try. Unplug the electric. Leave unplugged 2 or 3 minutes, then plug it back in. This allows the controls to reset. It worked alot cases.

Inicially I could think in some drain problem, check hose for any clogged or obstruction there, try to jump voltage to the pumo to confirm if this device is working. If this dont solve it, you will need to check timer; in this link could finr some tip test: applianceaid.com/direct.html#burnt_timer

Visit this site to identify some parts replacement that you could need: partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5152465&diagram

If you are not sure about how do it this job, or your machine is even under warranty, call the technician service.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 24, 2011

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SOURCE: End of wash cycle lid lock just blinks with spin

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Posted on Nov 01, 2011

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SOURCE: whirlpool washer cabrio stuck on spin cycle

solution- ID- is in the control program and the door lock. If, there is any warrenty on it, call Whirlpool and a Tech can help you with it.

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

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SOURCE: Whirlpool WTW4950XW Washer won't go past the sensing cycle.

It may be as simple as a defective door switch or even a clogged drain hose (the hose between the tub and drain pump. Here are some videos that may help you more than i can. This guy knows:

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