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Spin wont get up to full speed and it stops after a few goes

Just had a blocked pump - pump unblocked and it works through all the cycles but when it gets to spin it wont get up to full speed. It will try but gives up after a few goes.

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It appears your Pressure Switch has failed in this instance.

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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


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If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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