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My machine turns on and does the sensing but when the lid unlocks it doesn't lock again so it doesn't operate.

What is causing my Cabrio washer not lock the lid? It will do the sensing although it is louder than usual but when it unlocks the lid it won't lock it back. It quit during a spin cycle and the lid unlocked, I couldn't get it to finish the cycle. I unplugged it several times and tried it but still it wouldn't work. I tried to reset it to run but the lid lock light just flashed. I had to unplug it to get the light to go off.

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SOURCE: Washer flashing spin light...can't cancel....

It is possible that the machine does not start off the cycle because there are errors or feedback from the inputs. For the program to start up the main program controller must initiate the INLET/MOTOR/DRAIN pump/ valve to open up and allow each function to be driven from the flow into the drum as also the drain valve to open to exit the water at the point of the program cycle. If this does not happen then the voltage at the valve/motor/pump must be checked or the fault relates to no voltage from the controller. This means the controller is a suspect.

Seems that the controller is a suspect as it fails to move forward with the program/ Also check the function before we conclude.

If the water flows then the flow should be good, if not the inlet valve is bad or there is dirt in the filter. Also check the flow at the inlet of the water line. Once the water comes into the system the WATER LEVEL SENSOR - normally a pressure switch- must activate at the preset/chosen level to give the signal to the program controller to switch on the motor. What is most important for the motor to start functioning is that the door switch must be ON when the door is shut or this will be an error for starting the motor for rinse and wash.

Finally after the wash the drain valve will be activated, the water is allowed to come in to rinse and then finally the dry spin with the drain valve/pump activated so as to drain off all the water from the clothes during the spin.

Make sure that a fault in any of the cycle will relate to the specified action, so check the command from the program module and then the executing device be it the valve or motor or pump.

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http://www.repairclinic.com/Washing-Machine-Troubleshooting?red=Washing-Machine-Repair-Help

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Posted on Aug 12, 2011

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SOURCE: WTW5550XW0 Whirlpool model Cabrio When

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First make sure to test the lid switch assembly, you can jump it to test it. If the lid switch and motor is also fine then the control board should be replaced. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

Posted on Sep 16, 2011

richroth
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SOURCE: My cabrio washer will run through the cycle till drain and spin..It drains but makes a noise instead of spinning..The lid has aslo locked a few times recently and won't open??

Look for an article of clothing between the basket and tub.

Posted on Nov 06, 2012

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SOURCE: whirpool cabrio wtw5500xw top load washer will not start lid light flashes then goes out and into flashing pause mode

You will need to replace the lid latch assembly. Here is the part to order.
Here is a video to show you how to replace the lid latch.

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My Whirlpool Cabrio washer wtw555oxwo turns on, lid locks, then the lid lock light starts flashing and the machine does nothing. Just replaced the lid lock, but nothing has changed. Any suggestions?


adjust the lid lock switch?? seems to me that lid lock mech is not moving far enough to properly be sensed by switch

if machine is over 8 months old id suspect rust in lock arm as cause

Jul 22, 2015 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Whirpool cabrio wtw5500xw top load washer will not start lid light flashes then goes out and into flashing pause mode


You will need to replace the lid latch assembly. Here is the part to order.
Here is a video to show you how to replace the lid latch.

Nov 18, 2012 | Washing Machines

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My lid lock button is stuck and will not unlock....when i 1st went to the washer it was on spin and lid lock and i pressed the start button which is suppose to unlock this lide but that has not...


That happened to me once. I just unplugged the machine for a few mins and it released the lock when I plugged it back in. I've got my fingers crossed that it doesn't happen again.

Aug 27, 2011 | Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6600SBT Top Load...

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It is new and it will not even start the drum rotating in the sensing (initial) start up


The drum doesn't rotate in the sensing stage. This is when the washer is determining how much water will be needed based on the weight of the items in the washer. Once it has been determined, the water will go into the machine and THEN the agitation will begin.That's why the lid locks during the sensing stage: so we don't keep adding another item or two because that will throw off the calculations the machine is making when it's "sensing." My Cabrio is less than a year old and I still want to open the lid to see if there's enough water in there. But that's no longer necessary with all this new technology.
I hope this helps you out! If it does, please come back to Fixya and rate my advice. Thanks!

Jul 29, 2011 | Whirlpool Cabrio HE 4.5 cu. ft. Washer

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The load finished on my whirlpool cabrio washer (topload) but the machine won't unlock the lid?


you need to replace the lid lock. the latch probably broke in 2, and the broken part is whats keeping the lid closed. if you have clothes inside you can open the top by using a putty knife to release the front clips holding the top of the machine down. push each clip in and lift up. you will also be able to access the lid lock this way.

May 05, 2011 | Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6600SBT Top Load...

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Having trouble with my whirlpool cabrio . . . showing "DU" . . .


The F30 error code (dU) will flash when the dispenser motor cannot be driven to its proper position.



Door Unlock Error

A Door Unlock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked.
It will try to unlock the door 6 times before displaying the error.


Door Lock Mechanism broken.
Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly for foreign objects
Check Wire Harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure


If it is a cabrio:
dU flashes if the following conditions occur:
Excessive force on door lid is preventing lock bolt from retracting.
Wash media buildup is preventing lock bolt from retracting.
Machine/motor control cannot determine if door lid is in an unlocked state.





TEST #8 Door Lid Lock
Perform the following checks if washer fails to lock (or unlock).
1. Perform Manual: Door Switch and Manual: Door Lid Lock tests.
2. Remove the console to access the machine/ motor control assembly. See Accessing & Removing the Electronic Assemblies.
3. Visually check that the P12 connector is inserted all the way into the machine/motor control. If visual check passes, go to step 4. If visual check fails, reconnect P4 and repeat step 1.
4. Check the lid lock motor winding and switches by removing P12 from the machine/ motor control and checking the
resistance values....



Component/Resistance Unlocked/Resistance Locked/Contacts Measured/Contacts Measured:


Motor Winding/35 ±5 O/35 ±5 O/P12-2/P12-3/
Lock Switch - Home/0 O/Open Circuit/P12-1/P12-4
Lock Switch - Lock/Open Circuit/0 O/P12-1/P12-7
Lock Switch - Lid/Lid Closed = 0 OLid Open = Open Circuit/Lid Closed = 0 O Lid Open = Open Circuit/P12-1/P12-5


If resistance values are good, go to step 5. If switch measurements do not match the values shown in the table for unlocked (or locked) conditions, a problem
exists in the door lid lock. Replace the door lid lock.

5. If the Manual: Door Switch or Manual: Door Lid Lock in step 1 failed, then the machine/motor control has failed: Unplug washer or disconnect power.
Replace machine/motor control assembly. Perform the Manual: Door Switch and Manual: Door Lid Lock in step 1 to verify repair.



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Jan 07, 2011 | Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6600SBT Top Load...

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DU is flashing and when I press the Pause/Cancel button this does not clear the problem


The F30 error code will flash when the dispenser motor cannot be driven to its proper position.



Door Unlock Error

A Door Unlock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked.
It will try to unlock the door 6 times before displaying the error.


Door Lock Mechanism broken.
Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly for foreign objects
Check Wire Harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure


If it is a cabrio:
dU flashes if the following conditions occur:
Excessive force on door lid is preventing lock bolt from retracting.
Wash media buildup is preventing lock bolt from retracting.
Machine/motor control cannot determine if door lid is in an unlocked state.

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TEST #8 Door Lid Lock
Perform the following checks if washer fails to lock (or unlock).
1. Perform Manual: Door Switch and Manual: Door Lid Lock tests.
2. Remove the console to access the machine/ motor control assembly. See Accessing & Removing the Electronic Assemblies.
3. Visually check that the P12 connector is inserted all the way into the machine/motor control. If visual check passes, go to step 4. If visual check fails, reconnect P4 and repeat step 1.
4. Check the lid lock motor winding and switches by removing P12 from the machine/ motor control and checking the
resistance values....



Component/Resistance Unlocked/Resistance Locked/Contacts Measured/Contacts Measured:


Motor Winding/35 ±5 O/35 ±5 O/P12-2/P12-3/
Lock Switch - Home/0 O/Open Circuit/P12-1/P12-4
Lock Switch - Lock/Open Circuit/0 O/P12-1/P12-7
Lock Switch - Lid/Lid Closed = 0 OLid Open = Open Circuit/Lid Closed = 0 O Lid Open = Open Circuit/P12-1/P12-5




If resistance values are good, go to step 5. If switch measurements do not match the values shown in the table for unlocked (or locked) conditions, a problem
exists in the door lid lock. Replace the door lid lock.
5. If the Manual: Door Switch or Manual: Door Lid Lock in step 1 failed, then the machine/motor control has failed: Unplug washer or disconnect power.
Replace machine/motor control assembly. Perform the Manual: Door Switch and Manual: Door Lid Lock in step 1 to verify repair.



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