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Re: spin wont get up to full speed and it stops after a...
It appears your Pressure Switch has failed in this instance.
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You may have burned up the motor's starter windings. About the time it eases up to speed, the motor overheats, and shuts off. Five or so minutes later, the overheat switch resets and it attempts to start the spin cycle over.
Depending on your model pushing soil level and spin speed at the same time then hitting the power button will start it in diagnostic mode from here out pushing start will check its features, door lock, low spin, high spin, pre wash, wash, bleach, softener, rinse, drain, spin...ext
Hi just read your posting. The problem appears to be your drain pump is either blocked or faulty.If you would like I can guide you throe the removal of the pump. The reason it does not reach full spin speed is there is still water under the bowl slowing it down.It is impossible to drain the machine by hand completely.Please reply If you require extra help on the pump removal.
The noise, is it a grinding noisy like worn bearings?
put the washer on drain only - is the pump working ok, take the filter out to see if it is turning ok, does that make a strange noise?
If the pump is fine, its back to that noise, it could be be a faulty tacho on the motor ( regulates the spin speed) or motor bearings - has the motor spindle a lot of play on it?
Let me know how you get on and good look!
when you say the drum wont spin even manually. Do you mean the drum is too stiff to turn by hand? If so the bearings may have seized up solid. If the drum is free to turn by hand, the pump may be blocked, or burned out & not allowing the water out. If so the circiut wont allow the machine to spin. If thats the case, unblock or replace the pump