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Won't finish cycle, keeps working, no spinning/draining

I started a load (2 sheets) and went to bed. In the morning, it was still working. I drained it, cleaned the trap. IS THERE A SPIN ONLY option? I need these sheets spun out ... am afraid to start another load.

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  • monicorn May 25, 2009

    how do I know for sure if it's the timer?

  • monicorn May 25, 2009

    well, I guess what I want to know, even for the future, is there a number on the DIAL on the W620 that is JUST for SPIN?



    I appreciate that this is typical of a timer problem ... and I do think the feedback was helpful, but I really don't know the answer to the above question. The washer manual is so badly organized and unhelpful. I even had to make my own chart up about how to use the machine when I got the thing, after reading thru their confused manul and finding nothing succinct.

  • monicorn May 26, 2009

    So it isn't just me! I'm glad to know there isn't a "spin only" number on the dial ... but I wish there was one. Thanks for taking time for this issue. This has been the most problematic washing machine I've ever had. Wish I'd never gotten it.

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If the timer went bad then there is going to be no way to just select spin cycle. The timer will need to be replaced first before this can be done. Sorry for the bad news

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    Jeremy Reddick May 25, 2009

    You can check the voltage running to the timer. But this is a common thing to go bad and your situation matches the timer going bad.

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    Jeremy Reddick May 26, 2009

    I know I understand what you are saying, when i was going to school for appliance repair, I had the same problem. No there is not a number for just the spin cycle.

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    Jeremy Reddick May 26, 2009

    You are welcome and good luck. Next dryer try to make sure that you find one with the word spin actually on the machine. I have found that the ones with turn dials have less problems then the ones with electrical push board

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