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Still wet clothes


Clothes still half wet at end of cycle. wont spin dry even if resetting it to spin again. before this started when it was on final spin it sounded like a jet plane!!! so loud you couldn't hear yourself think.

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  • Lord_Draco Mar 07, 2009

    End load of wash is still wet, usually needs to be reset to spin again to finish load. Now it is barely spinning.

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It sounds like the high speed of your motor is not functioning which tells me it is either burnt and needs to be replaced, or that the control dial is malfunctioning. Because those motors have two or three speeds, usually one of the speeds of the motor is malfunctioning. Always check connections too, and see if it functions in the spin on another cycle. Best of luck. C

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