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Will not start

The control panel is unresponsive most of the time, although intermediately since the problem appeared it has worked. Unplugging does little. No error codes. Sometimes the lights will blink on the panel and the off button works. When start is pressed from off - it might start so be ready... The door appears to be locking fine when the machine runs and the cycle (whatever the lottery brings up) runs to completion.

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  • MrKirk Oct 03, 2007

    Follow up from MrKirk: I ended up completely disassembling the main board (which looks nothing like some of the on-line pictures I found addressing bad resistors, etc.). I took particular care with the connector for the keypad and connected/disconnected several times before reinstalling.

    After running the keypad diagnostic the washer sprung to life. And although my teenager quickly confused it, I have been able to clear any errors that have occured with taking it apart again. So far so good.



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I would go with the touchpad. my experience says when the main computer goes its gone. touchpads when they start to wear sometimes have spots that will work. change the touchpad

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Sounds to me like the main computer is malfunctioniong could also be the touchpad but that is less likely.

Posted on Sep 29, 2007

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    joey shearer Oct 03, 2007

    yeah id say touchpad too although i havent had any fail



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