Question about Washing Machines
When I put a washing on I can hear the machine filling with water then doing 1 spin then repeating this process. It never moves through a programme. The timer ticks down but the light stays at the first step of the programme. Anyone know whats up with it?
Bad motor/ DC power inverter control assembly. My suggestion is don't buy electronically controlled washing machines. They're designed to stop working and for corporate to sell you parts and service again and again and again, until you go buy a rebuilt second hand fully electro-mechanical good ole reliable mechanical top load washing machine.
Posted on Feb 08, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
sound like the contact points on the timer are probebly dirty or arched to where they are not making good contact. you can take and clean them with a piece of emery cloth if you are mechanically inclined and can take the timer apart. Also there's a set of contacts down by the motor ti check too.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
It appears your drive belt/coupling has failed in this instance.
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Posted on Sep 16, 2010
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