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Skips the fill cycle and agitates only, or fills constantly

When I turn the washer on, instead of filling, it immediately starts to agitate..no matter what setting or cycle it is on. I unplugged it, and pushed the restart button as well as adjusted the basket. Each time, the washing machine would right itself and start working. The last time I tried, it filled with water and never stopped until I manually turned it to agitate.

Now, it won't do anything except agitate!

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It appears your timer/main controller/CCU 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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Posted on Sep 17, 2010

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