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Long wash times

Timer resets. says you have 20 min. left then resets itself for another hour. washing towels takes approx two hours. sometimes after it resets it will say 50 min. left but will finish in 5 min.

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  • ladywaiting Mar 10, 2008

    The wash cycle takes forever. I am having the same problem with towels as well. I bought the washer only a couple of years ago and can't do more than about 3 loads in a day. Hardly efficient! I would love to hear any other suggestions. I've tried using less soap and that seems to help sometimes.

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I've had this problem, particularly with towels - it's quite annoying & not energy or water efficient at all. According to the manual, the unit has a sensor that senses if there is too much soap & it will continue to wash until the soap is removed. I found that this happened frequently on the "cotton" cycles & max spin. I've tried to make sure I use less soap, but I also use the perm-a-press cycle & the spin 1 down from max. Hope this helps

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