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Washer sparks at outlet then gets no power

There is no power to the washer. When I unplug then plug it back in, there is a small spark at the outlet, a flash of the control lights and a beep, then again no power. This happened out of the blue, there was no event that seemed to cause it. Does anyone have a clue how I can fix this? The washer is 2.5 years old and has been operating perfectly since I got it. It is not on an extended warranty.

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  • David Del Real Feb 23, 2009

    Yes, it is an Oasis 110.2707 top loading washer. Thank you!

  • David Del Real Feb 23, 2009

    Thanks for the try but that wasn't the problem. I removed both pumps and check them both. No blockage!



    I think the problem is the user interface or the mother board. When I unpluged the user interface the machine seemed to start but then stopped but did not lose power. When I repugged in the user interface and pugged in the power the machine lost power again. This makes me think it is the user interface, what do you think ? Is there any way to test both the user interface and the mother board?

  • David Del Real Feb 24, 2009

    Yes the impeller seems to spin freely. The machine was not in use when it began to fail. It had no water in it. We were just using it for the first time after a few days of non-use. I'm going to try replacing the user interface board unless you have a test for the user interface board and the mother board.

  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons May 11, 2010

    ???? is this perhaps an OASIS, mashine?? toploading no center agitator????

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Heres what i think is the issue. sounds as if you have something lodged in hte pump assembly. to correct this unplug the unit, and while standing in front of unit leant in over to the left side. scoop out as much wateras possible.the bottom ofthe unit is open and youll findthe drain pump in the back bottom of right side of tub.after removing as much water as possible, remove the pump hose from the tub and the pump will release with (3) 5/16" screws. almost sure that you will find something in that pump!!!

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  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons Feb 23, 2009

    were you sure to look inside the pump impeller and make sure it spins freely???? debris will lock the impeller from spinning although there was nothin in the hose.

  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons Feb 24, 2009

    if your able to "pop" hte main top assy, 2 clips perhaps 2-3 inches form each side between the top and front panle. there is a techsheet/trouble shooter taped to the inside of thefront panel

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