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Westinghouse LD505e has stopped working

It was working fine - a cycle had just about finished when I grabbed a piece of clothing out. The rest of the load was done, so I took it all out & put the next one in. When I hit start, all I got was 3 beeps. Nothing is making it start now! I let it rest, powered off, overnight; I have tried using something to activate the lock mechanism (while the door is open), and that didn't work; i even tried to spin the barrel and then quickly press start - also didn't work. Would like to know what it is - even if so I can at least tell the repair man!

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Try opening the door, spin the drum by hand, then qi\uickly close& press start. If this works, then the capacitor has failed. About $30, easy to replace.

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