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My washer is not dumping the water after wash.. I changed the timer same thing.. any help

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    Please reply the make and model number of this washer.

    Make sure the drain hose is not kinked, and that there is an air gap between the drain hose and the drain pipe at the wall.

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If your washing is "not draining the water ad mid or end of the (rinse/spin cycle)", the typical problem for this complaint is your lid/door switch (most likely) or the water pump (likely).

In general, lid-switches run about $15 and the typical "working lid-switch" should have a "clicking" sound when opening and closing the door (not all models). The water pump can also be the problem, but from what you've described, I would look into your lid-switch first. Timers are very rare and relatively expensive in comparison to other washer components. Who told you the problem was the timer?

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