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In the middle of the wash cycle, the washer stopped working.  It won't spin, or agitate, its just dead.

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  • streightsc Nov 10, 2007

    it is a frontloader and nothing is coming on

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2007

    i have same trouble, lid switch i think is working, becayse the washer hums, but doe not agitate ior drain, we had to drainit by hand!

    how do you remove the back panel? I can't seem to find any documentation on this machine!

  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2008

    I have the same problem with my top loader. It stopped in the middle of the wash cycle full of water. We pushed and pulled on the knob and spun it around but nothing happened. We removed the clothes and left it overnight. The next morning I shut the lid and it started to drain. It smelled like it was overheating last night. This morning I ran it through a test run and it worked. Can you tell me what part is going bad?



  • Laundrytodo Feb 15, 2008

    Kenmore 70 Series top loader. In the middle of the wash cycle, the washer stopped working. It won't spin, or agitate, it just died with the lid closed. It did smell a little hot. We removed the clothes and left the lid open and the dial set in the middle of the rince cycle. The next morning I just happened to close the lid and the water started to drain. I ran it through an entire cycle with just water in it and it worked. Can you tell me what part is trying to go out?



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Have u tried looking at ur brushes on ur motor sometime they can where out i had this problem and it worked 4 me have a quick look see if it is that if the brushes are low or not der den try replacing dem and give it a second try.

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If the washer doesn't operate or make any noise when set on any cycle, or if it stops suddenly when it should continue onto the next cycle, it may not be receiving electrical power or, if the motor stopped mid-cycle, the machine's overload protector may have tripped. In this case, take out some of the articles to reduce the load and let the protector reset itself, then restart. Otherwise:

1) Be sure it is plugged in and turned on. If necessary, check the receptacle it's plugged into for power, using a working lamp, appliance, or voltage tester. Be sure the washer lid is closed completely.

2) If the receptacle seems dead, check the circuit breaker or fuse that serves that circuit.
3) Unplug the washer and check the power cord. If necessary, replace the cord.

4) Open the lid and check the lid switch and the tab on the lid that it pushes against. Press and release the switch: if it doesn't click when you do this, it's probably broken. If you're experienced at home repair, you can remove the switch, test it, and replace it if needed; otherwise, call an appliance repair service person.

5) If the washer still doesn't work, the controls may be faulty. Call a service person.

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Posted on Feb 16, 2008


Some lid switches have a safety switch built into it for kid safety.The lid may start or click but the other one could be bad. If this is the case the solution is to change it out with a similiar one.

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I have one these washers and it just stopped working, it does hum though. hums and does not spin drain or agitate.

i wiuld love to know how to remove the back panel so i can check the belts.

any suggestions?

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You don't say if it is a top loader or a front loader. I'm going to go with top loader. Check your lid switch. if that has gone bad the machine will sit there and look stupid

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