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Washer wont work.

Washer fills with water but then just sits there will not spin or agitate or anything. Please Help. Amana LW8203W2 The washer will spin, fills with water, lw8203w2

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Try putting it on spi - do you hear anything? could be a broken belt - very easy to fix.

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does it sound like it doing something??trying to agitate?? can you spin out the water??. if not id look to possible bad lid switch, open adn close the lid a few times, can you herea distinct "clicking" sound just prior to the lid closing??? if not you nave a bad lid switch. acesses by removing the front cover panels, and removing screws holding down main lid, lid then tips back giving you acesss to the switch itself

Posted on Apr 27, 2008

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Hi, Try these:
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