Door not locking, not spinning , and not taking washing powder.
Machine is not going through the cycle,especially the spinning. Powder Dispenser is also not working correctly, and the Door is not locking.
I have tried cleaning out from the area at the bottom front right of the Machine , and unblocked fluff and threads. This did seem to work , however now after 2-3 weeks this has again occured.
If any anyone could give a possible solution , it would be appreciated. Other way's it could be goosed.
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Re: Door not locking, not spinning , and not taking...
It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.
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there are little holes in the dispenser that are clogged pull the dispenser drawer out & the roof of dispenser is where the holes are blocked unblock the holes with a pin and you should be right. this only usually happens when you are using to much powder. you only need a quarter of a scoop these days the powder is so strong everyone is wrecking there machines because there using to much powder.
It is possible you have been using 'Green' type washing powder. ie no /low phosphate. You need to flush out the system with a phosphate based powder at least twice a year, especially in Brisbane, Queensland
This could be a partially or completely seized/failed pump.
Before a machine goes in to a spin cycle, it runs the pump to empty all the water out. It used to be quite common that the machine does not check all the water has gone before spinning, it just runs the pump for a set time which if the pump is okay, is long enough to empty it.
If a spin is then started with quite a lot of water left in the drum, it gets thrown everywhere including back out of the powder/conditioner draw. Also the sheer strain of spinning a large amount of water can force water through an otherwise okay door seal.
Unless you are comfortable working on the machine yourself, call an engineer.
They are trying to make money off you!!!!!!! LIQUID!!!! Dont ever!!! use powder soap in your front loader. Powder soap doesnt dissolve all the way and then gets into the bearings of the washer and eats them away! This caused about a 450 dollar repair for your repairman. Never use powder soap.
Depending on which compartment the powder is remaining in, it could be low water pressure causing the problem.
If it is taking some down, but not all the powder, then try putting the powder towards the front of the compartment.
If all else fails then I suggest you get one of these dispenser balls that you put straight in the drum with the washing.
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1. Run an empty load wih nothng but bleach in the dispenser on the sanitary cycle. (Do this once a month)
2. Switch to powder HE detergent. The liquids cause their own smell.
3. Leave the door open when the washer is not in use.
Is the powder in a dispenser? If so, the function is a problem. First, try the latch: does it move freely? If not, clean/replace that item.
There may also be a corroded connection or the solenoid actuator is bad. Inspect. Disconnect wires and test for continuity. When running a cycle, see if voltage appears when powder should be dispensed. If yes, solenoid is the problem. If no, wiring or timer.
Assuming that the bit the water is going into is the prewash dispenser (rather than a bleach or conditioner dispenser), why not just put the powder into there?
Some of these machines can be a bit illogical about where the main wash powder is meant to go - sometimes even varies depending on which cycle you're running.
If you can find a place that will take the powder at the right time, your problem is solved. If the instructions say different, it might even be them that's wrong. Wouldn't be the first time.