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Washer will not spin ..door will not open

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If you unplug the machine for about 30 seconds, it may reset itself and allow you to retrieve your clothes. If there is still water left in the tub you may have a clogged pump, which can be accessed by removing the front panel.

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Customer states washer will not drain/also reads ND on screen. Washer will spin when set to spin option. When set to regular wash the washer will not proceed with full wash stops and screen reads ND


the ND stand for NO DRAIN the filter on the pump is clogged,or the pump itself is clogged,the washer will not spin till it is drained,remove front panel by removing door and the screws that are opposite if it were hinged on othe side pop off front panel and check filter/pump for blockage

Aug 08, 2011 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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The door wont open . I have tried to put it on for a cycle and you can here the the water for around 5 seconds then it stops and does nothing.


Check and make sure your pump or filter is not clogged, then next I would suspect you have a faulty door lock mechanism
More common issues with the door lock.
Is water hooked up to the washer?

The door will remained locked while draining water. If during installation the washer was plugged in and turned on without water hoses attached, the washer may attempt to drain for 8 minutes before the door unlocks. Let the washer run until the door unlocks. Do not turn off the washer or unplug the washer.
Does water remain in the washer after the final spin?

If water remains in the washer after the final spin, then the door will not unlock. Select Drain/Spin or Spin Only to remove any remaining water from the washer. The door should unlock at the end of the cycle. For models that have Rinse/Drain & Spin, push the Extra Rinse button to turn off the rinse to remove excess water.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light on?

If the Add A Garment light is on, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed once. Pressing the Start button will restart the washer at the same point where it left off in the cycle.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light off?

If the Add A Garment light is off, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed twice. The door will not immediately unlock while the cycle is running due to a possible high-water level in the washer, high-water temperature, tumbling or spinning. It may take up to five minutes for the washer to stop spinning and draining before the door will unlock. You will hear the door click when it unlocks.
Trying to gain access into a locked door can be a bit frustrating. Upon researching your question I found some links that may help you unlock your washer door. I attached all links below. I hope this helps!
http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/questions/204092-how-do-i-get-the-door-open-on-my-kenmore-washer

http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/questions/220303-does-front-loader-door-open http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/questions/134692-why-wont-the-door-open-on-my-kenmore-frontloading-washer

Jun 10, 2011 | Washing Machines

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Frigidaire Front Load washer will not drain nor spin? Help! Washer will start and water will enter unit, however clicking occurs and no spin of clothes.


Hello,

Remove any kinks in the drain hose. Ensure that the washer is not sitting on the hose.

Inspect the household drain. Remove clogs, if possible. Call a plumber if you cannot remove the clogs.

Check the drain and make sure there is an air gap between the hose and drain. An air gap is necessary to prevent the drain hose from siphoning water.

Clean the pump filter. Open the pump access door. Turn the pump filter counter-clockwise and remove it. Remove dirt and debris. Replace the filter and close the pump access door.

Rearrange the clothing in the load. An unbalanced load can prevent the washer from spinning or draining.

Allow the washer to cool down for two hours. If the washer overheats, it will stop the motor and cool down before restarting.

Close the door completely. The washer will not operate if the door is not securely closed.

I hope the above helps.

Good luck.

Mar 12, 2011 | Frigidaire Washing Machines

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HUMMS WHEN IN SPIN CYCLE, DOES NOT SPIN


Hi,

Remove any kinks in the drain hose. Ensure that the washer is not sitting on the hose.

Inspect the household drain. Remove clogs, if possible. Call a plumber if you cannot remove the clogs.

Check the drain and make sure there is an air gap between the hose and drain. An air gap is necessary to prevent the drain hose from siphoning water.

Clean the pump filter. Open the pump access door. Turn the pump filter counter-clockwise and remove it. Remove dirt and debris. Replace the filter and close the pump access door.

Rearrange the clothing in the load. An unbalanced load can prevent the washer from spinning or draining.

Allow the washer to cool down for two hours. If the washer overheats, it will stop the motor and cool down before restarting.

Close the door completely. The washer will not operate if the door is not securely closed.

I hope the above helps.

Good luck.

Jan 11, 2011 | KitchenAid KAWS850L Top Load Washer

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Washer will not spin...I noticed that in spin cycle the lid no longer locks. We messed with it and then the lid locked and it did spin, but then it stopped working. The washer is only 5 years old if that.


Hello,

Remove any kinks in the drain hose. Ensure that the washer is not sitting on the hose.

Inspect the household drain. Remove clogs, if possible. Call a plumber if you cannot remove the clogs.

Check the drain and make sure there is an air gap between the hose and drain. An air gap is necessary to prevent the drain hose from siphoning water.

Clean the pump filter. Open the pump access door. Turn the pump filter counter-clockwise and remove it. Remove dirt and debris. Replace the filter and close the pump access door.

Rearrange the clothing in the load. An unbalanced load can prevent the washer from spinning or draining.

Allow the washer to cool down for two hours. If the washer overheats, it will stop the motor and cool down before restarting.

Close the door completely. The washer will not operate if the door is not securely closed.

I hope the above helps.

Good luck.

Jan 11, 2011 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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Water doesn't drain


you could have a bad drain pump.
have you checked the hoses that come from the bottom of the tub to the drain pump for anything that might be stuck in there,also check the hose that comes off the drain pump to the wall and look for an obstruction.

Jan 31, 2010 | Asko W6021 Front Load Washer

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Kemore washer will not spin


Hi,

Is your drain pump blocked?
The machine will not spin until the water is drained.

Some models have a small door at the front bottom of the machine. Open the door and unscrew the coin trap. There maybe some debris in there?

Also check the end of the drain hose where the water comes out. Sometimes the foreign material goes through and blocks at the end there.

Hope this helps!?

Jun 19, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Hi, my washer will fill, agitate, stop and not drain or spin.


Hi everyone, I found the solution to my washer problem. I checked the lid switch and it was ok, but the lid lock was damaged. I opened the lock and I solder it and the problem was solved.

I hope this info can help someone.

May 25, 2009 | Frigidaire FWS833A Top Load Washer

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Washing machine problem


could be the door switch or the lid switch. this should, be close in order to drain. and spin. please check it for continuity when the door is close and open when the door is open.


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Nov 05, 2008 | Danby DWM99W Top Load Washer

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Door on washer will not open


Select Drain/Spin to remove any water remaining in the washer. The washer door wil unlock at the end of the spin.The washer door will not unlock if the unit has not drained.

Nov 09, 2007 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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