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Frigidaire model fex831fso

Fill with water but does not agitate or spin belt is ok motor does not run

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Can you hear motor trying to run if so . there are 2 things to check agitator has a mechanical device that when it spins it grips the agitator and starts to spin . its like a coupling . also the motor two ha a direct coupling attached to gear box both items are made of plastic in time they do break down . but if you motor runs on a belt and does not run then does it work in wash cycle if so motor ok but selector switch not working properly. if both cycles don't work motor start winding has burnt out can you smell burnt insulation around motor if so need new motor . if thi does not help you google you washer machine on line and you might get a break down on what other possible cause that could effect you washing cycle . but google brand and model number of washer.

Posted on May 14, 2014

Testimonial: "thanks for info. motor don't smell burnt timer cycles fine fills and drains wont wash or spin motor doesn't try to kick in I bypassed lid switch and thermo switch no change do you think it could be the motor thanks again for any help"

  • Nick C May 16, 2014

    well im a sparky with out testing with meter i can not answer that question. hate to say yes then you buy motor and install it and it still wont work . do you have a sparky mate that he could look at it? if not well then you will have to call a service man.

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Check the door interlock switch Diagram enclosed There is also some other interlocks High limit Thermal, Motor cradle
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Good Luck Rickie

Posted on May 14, 2014

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SOURCE: Washer will not spin nor agitate

mj, sounds like a broken coupler, look at number 13 on the picture. The fact that it won't agitate or spin but will drain rules out the lid switch. This is not a hard job. Check this out first. Catriver..post back

Posted on Apr 02, 2007

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SOURCE: washer will fill up with water and drain but will not spin or aggitate. the model is kitchenaid kawe677bwh1

Rick, for the posted model. This is a direct drive washer, no belt. As long as you are draining, I believe you have a broken motor coupler, about a 19.00 part. Check out the attachment, look at # 13. One end to the motor, the other to the trans. You will have to remove the cabinet, pump and motor to get at it. Easy job. Catriver.

Posted on Jun 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Ultimate Care HD Plus Model #LSR8233EQ0 won't agitate or spin

It sounds like the coupling between the motor and gearbox has worn out. It should cost around $15 plus shipping and handling.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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SOURCE: washer fills with water then stops, won't agitate or spin

There are two possible causes. The most likely cause is the lid switch, which is supposed to keep you from sticking your hand into the moving basket. On many washers this only keeps the machine from spinning, but on other models it prevents agitating as well. The other possibility is the water level switch, but that usually causes no filling or overfilling if it's bad.

Both parts are available from Sears (www.searspartsdirect.com) and many other online sources. (I normally use the Sears site to find a part number if I don't already know it, then search for that number on Google. It's a great way to find good prices on more costly parts.) There are also a number of sites with detailed information about how to remove the cabinet to get at the parts if you want to try doing it yourself. Replacing these parts is pretty simple if you're comfortable with a screwdriver and have some mechanical ability.

If you'd rather have someone else repair the machine, this would normally be about a 1 hour plus parts charge for an appliance technician. It isn't time for a new washer yet.

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

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SOURCE: GE washer no main motor run so no agitate or spin

This is the electronic washer. Unplug for two minutes, plugin then open and close lid 7 times. This will reset motor. Also make sure belt is not broken.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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When ya say after filling "the washer stops" does that mean it is not making any sorta sound?? if it is the transmission,agitator block,or evena stripped gear you will hear the motor running yet it will not agaitate and from reading your question i think it says their is no sounds yet instead it fills then just sits their silent,is that so??

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The washer fills...sound like the motor is running but it doesn't agitate or spin.. then when it tries to drain it bascially gravity feeds out until there is no longer enough water to force it out?

Sounds like the belt is off, or broken.. I am not all that familiar with your model, but I think most GE's are belt drive.

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Hi, Could I get the model # so I can see the exact washer you have?
Does this washer agitate at all? Dose the motor run but no spin?
Please let me know so I can assist you further.
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