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Washer won't spin or drain.

The washer fills and agitates but does not spin or drain.
Whirlpool Washer LA5558XSWO

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  • Jolantru Oct 27, 2007

    Also, how do I take the washer apart?

  • gfu1232004 Dec 14, 2007

    the led is on then it fills up water and machine doesnt start spinning at all

  • DJYorkie Mar 12, 2008

    Roper washer will do all cycles except the final drain just before the spin dry cycle. How do we fix this?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    drum and agitator won't spin

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    DRUM AND AGITATOR WON'T SPIN

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    washer drain dosen't spin

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    it does agitate but it doe not spin!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Washer not spinning all water out on any setting. Also is agitating while filling with water and while spinning. Any ideas?

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The problem is likely one of three things:

1. there is something clogging the line (poss a thin sock)
2. the belt is loose, broken or off
3. the pump is no longer functioning.

a quick test for each:

1. with the washer filled with water lower the hose to the floor, if water gushes out, this is not the problem.
2. inspect the belts, manually turn the bottom of the agitator and it will turn the other belts, the one under the pump should be turning the bottom of the pump.

* if it is not the above, likely the pump needs replacing.

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