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Won't drain, can't advance, never spins

It started a new load fine, but an hour later, was still agitating. When I advanced the cycle manually - to where it should be draining, it just buzzes (quietly). I siphoned the water out, and then started a new cycle, and it began filling again (I stopped this before going any futher)

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Replace the timer.

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