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Frigidaire Front load Washer Does not spin (Drains fine, Water comes in fine)

Frigidaire FTF530FSO Front Load Washer does not spin. Water comes in and the unit makes a very low humming noise. After the timer is out, the unit drains the water out perfectly fine, but just doesn't spin at all, not even a tiny bit. I replaced the door lock assembly and still same exact problem. The machine is very lightly used. Once a week at most. I used the correct HE detergent too. I tried unplugging it for an hour and then trying again - but no luck. I can manually spin it with my hand very easily when its empty, so it's not like physically stuck.

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Hi John - Often when a unit does not spin, it is because the unit cannot properly drain and dispose of the water and detergent solution. The humming noise is mainly caused due to the drainage hose/pump possibly being clogged and needs to be cleaned. If not, the washer may be experiencing another possible issue with the faulty pump, timer or control board not communicating correctly. Because it could be a number of any one of several underlying causes, I would recommend contacting a professional to properly diagnose and repair the unit.

Posted on May 03, 2013

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most likely something is stuck in the pump. it could also be that you are not using high effiency detergent.

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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sounds as if theres something stuck in your drain pump, youll need to remove the lower acess panel(2 screws across the bottom front of unit) you'll see teh pump in the rigth hand corner. i would remove as much water as possible before trying to remove the hose to the pump or you will get soaking wetaferer removig the hose youll be able tro see what trapped in oyu pump preventing free draining.. VERY common problem.DISCONNECT POWER THE DRAIN PUMP IS ALWAYS LIVE!!!!!!!!

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

SOURCE: frigidaire front load washer won't spin, belt looks good, makes noise

Don't have much experience on Frigidaire. Is the motor a brush type, capacitor type or one of those new DC types? If it's got brushes and they are ok, then I would say your armature is up the creek. If it's a capacitor type (unlikely) then the capacitor is most likely duff. If it's the new DC type it could be a lot of things, most likely the module which breaksdown and passes an AC component in the motor supply which make the motor tremble but not rotate

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

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check the belt make sure it is still contected.
if that is good you may have a faulty door lock

Posted on Apr 10, 2010

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SOURCE: Frigidaire front loader washing machine won't spin...

It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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FixYa has no affiliation with either site - I have been using and recommending them for years - trouble free.

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.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

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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