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Can not select a cycle and washer will not start

My washer will not illuminate red when I press a cycle. I have pressed the pause button and have checked that the it is not locked. It just does not respond. There have been times when I have pressed the DRAIN/SPIN and then on of the cycles will flash but it will not let me select another cycle. This is frustrating...I have two boys and a lot of wash. Please help!

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Try first unplugging cable from main, or cutting circuit breaker for ten minutes, to reset the washer.

If that does not work, then it is probably a faulty timer board, or a contact on wiring harness.
Parts must be tested before replacement.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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