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70 Series will fill, but nothing else

The machine will fill with water but then completely stops. Won't go throught the cycle, no draining or rinsing, no spinning. I've tested the outlet and it works fine so it's not the electric. What could possibly need to be repaired? Any ideas on the cost including labor?

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  • richhaupt Feb 20, 2009

    It's not the lid switch. It works fine, it clicks when closing and I've also tried doing it by hand and that doesn't do it either. Any other ideas?

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Check the lid strike and lid switch . If the switch is not engaged with the lid closed, the machine thinks the lid is open and won't agitate or spin.
You can check by slowly lowering the lid and listening for a clicking sound from the switch. Alternatively, use a pen to press the lid switch down and see if the machine starts.
A new lid switch, if required, is not too expensive but including labor it might be over $100. I suggest replacing it yourself if you can.

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  • Paulo Feb 21, 2009

    Could be a defective motor or loose wiring. Is the motor working at all?

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Hey I'm fixing the same problem right now, it's probably the coupler between the motor and transmission in the bottom of the machine. It seems to be about a $13 part. go to fixitnow.com and search.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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