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see this causes and fix it. God bless you This happens on new installations usually. The drain hose must be higher
than the highest fill height of the washer. If the drain hose is to low
it will create a siphon effect and drain the machine. Next is the drain
hose is to tight in the standpipe. The standpipe is your homes
plumbing. If the drain hose does not have an air gap aroung it, it can
cause a siphon effect and start draining your machine as it fills. If
none of these are the problem and your drain pump is running at the same
time it is filling you will need to replace the control. For top load
machines follow this video and for front load machines follow the tutorial.
Very well done for doing what you have done. Here are some of the mistakes one can make when working on this machine. I've fixed hundreds of them and I am guilty of having done anything stupid that can be done to a washer.
You can actually test the machine with the machine apart. The wire connector going to the lid switch which is attached to the outer body cover can be jumped with a U shaped piece of wire. Jump the outer wires, NOT THE GREEN ONE. This will allow you to operate the controls with the cover completely off. WARNING ONE!NEVER PUT YOUR HANDS ONTO WIRES WHEN THE MACHINE PLUGGED IN. OTHERWISE YOU CAN GET A SHOCK OR WORSE. NO SHOCKS ALLOWED. DON'T DO IT.
WARNING TWO: NEVER PUT YOUR HANDS INTO THE MOVING WORKS OF ANY MACHINE. WARNING THREE: READ AND APPLY WARNINGS ONE AND TWO
With that out of the way, lets get to Diagnostics. First, is the motor running or humming. If it is humming, make sure that the capacitor is re-attached properly. That is a black colored (usually) cylindrical shaped part next to the motor that has two electrical flag lugs coming off of it. There will be two wires with spade connectors on them that will plug into the Lugs. I believe they are attached to red wires. That should get the motor to turn fine. That could get things going all around..
If the machine doesn't pump there could be a baby sock or something of the sort clogged in the pump. The drain pump on that machine is the gray device attached to the motor shaft on the opposite side (outside) of the motor from the coupler you just installed. It is attached to the motor with two flat clips. If you use a flat bladed screwdriver they are easy to remove. Pull it off of the shaft that turns it and see if the center piece facing the motor turns easily. If it does the pump is not clogged. If it is clogged then remove the two hoses attached to it as well. You can losen the clamps from the hoses and move them away from the pump using a pair of pliers. Kind of tricky but you can do it. Hope this helps, Best Regards, Mark
If you had plumbing work done there may be detritus that has accumulated in the screen-type filter either at the inlet valve of your machine or at either end of your connection hose.
Remove the hose and check both ends as well as the connection on the machine; If you find 'stuff' clogging the screens, an old toothbrush can be helpful.
If you find nothing of the sort, the inlet valve may be failing.
These are cheap pieces of junk and not expensive or difficult to replace when needed.
I am assuming you have a Whirpool top loader machine.
If so, a common item on these is the motor coupling which wears out or breaks. The coupling joins the motor to your gearbox, which in turn spins the drum. The couplings are two plastic tripod shape pieces which sit on the shaft of the motor and gearbox. These are joined together on a rubber wheel with 6 holes. The plastic pieces tend to wear out or designed to break if the load is excessive, so that you do not damage the motor or the gear box.
In most cases the couplings are perishable items and need replacement. Unless you are unlucky and something has happened to your gearbox.
Try making sure that your draining hose isnt jammed all the way down the hole. When you installed it the u shaped accessory was needed for the draining hose. Try pulling the draining hose out...curve the front and zip tying it to your cold water valve. This will allow it to drain properly and not get water push back into the drum causing it to be unlevel
problem occurs due to cool washes(i.e. 40c and under) not destroying bacteria from clothing/detergent which then breeds inside your machine, therefore creating a sometimes sulpherous or musty smell.
i would advise you to regularly do a hot wash(minimun 60c) with an old towel, soda crystals and washing machine bleach i.e. vanish, ace etc with an old towel in the drum to move the mixture around. if you keep up with this the smell will eventually go away.
you can buy limescale/detergent removal powders which will do the same job.
hope you find this useful.