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My washer turns on but doesn't wash.

The washer turns on and the door locks but it doesn't wash. It fills up and drains but doesn't move.

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  • armandgonzo Jan 26, 2009

    Thanks, is it something I can do or do I have to schedule a person to come out and fix it?

  • armandgonzo Jan 30, 2009

    I just got clarification on the problem. The washer does not spin and just gets stuck at the wash mode. Is the solution the same?

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It`s the motor brushes.
Very cheap and easy to replace.
They are either fixed in by a small spring or just screwed in.
good luck

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

  • Steve Draper Jan 26, 2009

    you can do it.
    Just take all the numbers you can find(model numbers of machine) to an electrical supplier and they will give you the correct parts. Ask for motor brushes. When you see the new brushes you will know what to look for on the motor.
    good luck


  • Steve Draper Jan 31, 2009

    You can easily do it yourself

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I have SE showing on my Samsung washer/dryer please respond with any suggestions


Samsung washing machine no workeing ? dL
The door was unlocked while the washer was running
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SUDsamsung washer error codes


• dc--Unbalanced load preventing washer from spinning
• dL--Door is in locked when washer is running
• dS(d5)--Door is open when washer is open
• FL--Washer failed to lock the door
• Hr--Water temperature control problem(Heat control problem)
• LE--Washer tried to fill but has not reached proper water level(Slow fill)
• LO--Door will not unlock
• E3--Motor not running properly
• nd--Washer is not draining/Washer senses a brief restriction while draining
• nF--Washer tried to fill but was unsuccessful
• Sr(5r)--Problem with control
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• E2--Jammed key
• bE--Motor speed sensor problem
• tE--Temperature sensor problem
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• 2E--High/low voltage detected
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A washing machine is basically a big tub that repeatedly fills with water and then drains, spins to wring clothes dry, and has a device for stirring things up-- either an agitator in the middle of a top-load machine or a rolling drum in the case of a front-loader.
The four cycles that every washer performs are fill, wash, drain, and spin. Though these functions are pretty basic, a number of things can go wrong with them.
There are a number of problems that you can fix quite simply; some issues, however, are better left in the hands of an appliance repairperson.Problems that commonly occur with a clothes washer are discussed in depth below.If your washer doesn't run, be sure it's plugged in and that the receptacle works (the circuit hasn't overloaded). Before working on the washing machine, be sure to unplug it.
To prevent problems, follow good maintenance procedures. Use the right amount of detergent for your washer and your water hardness, make sure the machine is level, and don't overload it for the cycle chosen.

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If the washer doesn't fill, the water inlet screens may be blocked. Clean or replace them. (Check your owner's manual for the location of the screens; they're often located at one end of the supply hoses, or you may have to remove a panel to access them.) Other reasons for not filling may be that either the timer or temperature selector is broken--both of these are repairs for an appliance repairperson.

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2) If the tub is spinning, recheck the load to make sure it is balanced. If you are certain the load is balanced but your clothes are still wet, you may need to call a repairperson to replace a damaged motor pulley, tub bearing, belt, or clutch.

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