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When I set the machine to wash L - lightly soiled - it goes for about 5 seconds then stops. Also, when I set it at K and depress the 'Quick wash' button, it doesnt take the deterget or

When I set the machine to wash L - lightly soiled - it goes for about 5 seconds then stops. Also, when I set it at K and depress the 'Quick wash' button, it doesnt take the deterget or softener from the drawer? Any help gratefully accepted!

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Sounds like a firmware error
contact the maker and look for any recall notice... on the makers site

if you find a recall get a ticket from them and they will replace your machine

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We just had a tech come out to fix this problem for us. Essentially, the problem is that the fabric softener builds up and gets clogged. He cleaned out a solid hunk of frabric softener gunk, and suggested that we dilute our fabric softener with water to keep this buildup from happening again.

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Will be dirt in the drawer, take it out give it a good clean make sre the small tube is cleaned too if it has one/.

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We also had the same problem a few months ago until i cleaned the little water holes that dispense the water with a steam cleaner (high pressure) it completely removed the blockage after i actually pushed the nozzle against the little square holes where the water come through. After that i ran the machine on a 90 degrees wash empty to get rid of all the gunk and ever since the problem does not seem to happen any more.

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There is a FLAP which acts to prevent backflow into the fabric softener compartment. It is usually synthetic rubber, and covers the end of a tube (from the fabric softener compartment, and is usually cut at an angle. The flap opens to permit the softener to flow out, but apparently is not 'flapping back' to prevent backflow. Best thing is to check that flap, and possibly it is prevented from 'flapping back' by lint or some other bit of fabric/thread/tissue left in a pocket, &tc.

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How do I repair a Cabrio washing machine


Press the cancel button all indicator lights/LED should be off
Select any button except Power, Start,Pause/Cancel
e.g. select buttohttp://www.fixya.com/answer/answerpageslideview.aspx?thid=25219265&ctg=130n "Soil Level"
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Release "Soil Level" button wait for 3 seconds
Press "Soil Level" button and hold until "88" lights up on the display and all indicator lights turn on
Watch the display flash any error codes will be displayed. e.g. "81" , "F", etc
Take a note of the numbers and letters displayed, press the "Soil Button" and the next set of codes will be shown. Press the soil button a few times noting down all the codes until "88" is displayed.

If the "Soil Button" doesn't work try another button using the same procedure above exluding any of the buttons mentioned above.

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There is black residue left on the clothes after the spins cycle! It looks like soil? I have unscrewed the long thing in the middle and washed it clean but still the clothes aren't coming out 2 clean....


Hi just read your posting.Now select hot fill, high water level,and put 2 pkts of bicarb of soda in the empty tub.Start the cycle and let it fill and then let the machine wash for 5 to 10 mins.Do not let the water drain out.After 5 to 10 mins stop the cycle and let the water and bicarb soak over night.In the morning restart machine and this should clean the bowl.Please reply on how you got on or for further help.Looking forward to your reply.

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The times seem to have changed on the settings for soil levels. For instance, the quick is 50 minutes and the normal is 84 minutes. That does not seem right. Is there any way to set them different?


Answer to your question "Is there any way to set them different?" Short answer is no. The Maytag Neptune like many other washers that display a time of cycle first start with an estimated time this relays a lot on the last cycle ran. But, more importantly it also takes into consideration other washing options. For example, lets say that your quick wash cycle used to only display 35 min. now if you select an extra rinse option the time will increase from that 35 min. to a higher amount of time. This is due to the longer time it takes to go through a second rinse cycle. The MAH5500 if I'm not mistaken also has a heater in it so there are options such as sanitize which takes 120 degree hot incoming water (suggested temp. for hot water heaters) and heats it to approx. 165 degrees. And as you can imagine this takes a washer some time to do this (increasing wash time). If you would like to lower washing time check the washing options and remove any that are not needed at that time; pay close attention to extra rinse cycles and the soil levels that are selected. Hope this helps. Cheers.

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I need to know what the buttons say on the dishwasher. Mine have no letters


Hi,

Some SHX46 washers have 4 wash cycle buttons and others have 5. The button on the left side on top of the door is the start/stop button regardless of how many wash cycle buttons you have.


If you have 5 cycle buttons, reading from left to right they will be as follows.

1. Top Rack Only / Sanitize
2. Power Scrub Plus - (Long wash for heavy soil)
3. Regular Wash - (Economy wash for light to medium soil)
4. Delicate Wash - (Shorter wash at a lower temperature for delicate items)
5. Rinse & Hold.

These buttons are also used for cancelling a wash cycle. Hold down buttons 2 and 4 (Power Scrub Plus and Delicate) at the same time to cancel a wash cycle and drain the water out.

If your washer does have 4 buttons, it means you don't have a Top Rack / Sanitize cycle, in which case the button configuration - from left to right - will be:

1. Power Scrub Plus - (Long wash for heavy soil)
2. Regular Wash - (Economy wash for light to medium soil)
3. Delicate Wash - (Shorter wash at a lower temperature for delicate items)
4. Rinse & Hold.

With this button configuration, the cancel cycle buttons are 1 and 3.


I hope this solves your problem. If you need any additional information, please post back.

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Washer will not start...indicator lights are on. We have unplugged and tried to start by pressing "cotton/sturdy" and the start/pause. Cannot change settings


Do you hear a double beep sound when depressing any of the other buttons? If so you most likely have a defective key panel. If nothing happens at all, it may be the home control board (inside the control panel). Before you replace the board, try this diagnostics test,
Press and hold the hand wash key and the heavy soil keys for 3 seconds. The display should go to "00" next press the spin only key and the machine should run a quick spin test. When this completes press the "off" key to exit service mode.
Now try the machine, and hopefully you have cleared it's software glitch.
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How can I reduce the time needed for a wash ? It takes 2 hours is there any way to make it less ?


Most machines have a soil level selection (light / normal / heavy) and if you select light soil level the wash time is reduced. Also, some machines have a " Quick Cycle " which cuts a lot of time off, which should only be used with lightly soiled clothing. Additionally, make sure you have adequate water pressure, and that the inlet screens are clear so that the cycle is not delayed essesivly due to slow water fill. Regardless of all these, the higher spin speeds of a front loading machine (those have the longest wash times, due to the low water use and the tumbling wash action used vs an agitator in a top load machine) will result in reduced dryer run time, thus helping to reduce the overall time a load takes to wash and dry. (although still longer than most top loading sets) Generally, the energy savings and larger load sizes will outweigh the extra time the machines take.

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Quick wash is normally used for clothes that are lightly soiled, and do not require a full wash programme,it has nothing to do with the amount of washing in the m/c.
Time saver cuts down on the actual length of the prog, by approx 1/3, there by saving time, again you would normally use this for washing lightly soiled clothing, it is only available on progs B-D and G
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Printed wash cycle info missing from front of machine


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A 95* White cotton, heavy soil ........ 5.5kg 2hours 30/40 mins Fast spin
B 40* White cotton Heavy soil .......5.5kg 1hour 40/50 mins Fast spin
C 95* White cotton and linen without special finishes......5.5kg 2 hours 20/30 mins Fast spin
D 60* Colour fast cotton, linen or viscose without special finishes......5.5kg 2hours 5/15 mins Fast Spin
E 40* Non-colour fast cotton, linen or viscose.....5.5kg 1hour 40/55 mins Fast spin
F 50* Synthetics, coloured nylon, polyester, acrylic & cotton mixtures, cotton or viscose with special finishes, coloured polyester & cotton mixtures.....3kg 1 hour 5/15 mins Slow Spin
G 40* Acrylics and tri-acetate blends of these fabrics with wool, polyester & wool blends....3kg 40/50 mins Slow Spin
H 40* Wool, shrink resistant machine washable wool, woolen blankets..... 1.5 kg 1 hour 15/25 mins Fast Spin
H...(Wool mixtures with cotton or rayon.....2.5 kg)
J 30* Silk, printed acetate.....3kg 55 mins/1 hour 5mins... Slow Spin
K Quick wash for freshening up lightly soiled items. Warning... not for woolen, silk or delicate items.....1kg 35/45 mins Slow Spin
L Cold wash, cold fill only, no heating action....3kg 55mins/1hour 5 mins Slow Spin
M Rinse and Fast Spin... cotton......5.5kg 55 mins/1hour 5mins...Fast Spin
N Rinse and Slow Spin... Delicates....3kg 30mins Slow Spin
P Fast Spin .... cotton.... 5.5kg 15 mins Fast Spin
Q Slow Spin.... delicates.....3kg 15 mins Slow Spin

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Service Mode


System Diagnostics
SERVICE MODE
The service mode provides service personnel the
ability to verify the operation of the washing machine.
The service mode can be entered in the middle of
any wash cycle. While in the service mode, the
servicer can start a variety of special service tests.
Accessing Service Mode:
Pressing down the delicates and heavy soil keys for
3 seconds places the machine in the service mode.
Motor speed will be displayed when started. To exit
Service Mode, press delicates and heavy soil keys
for 3 seconds again.
Troubleshooting
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Stage of
Wash Cycle
Advances To
Presoak End of Presoak
Wash Every 5 Minutes of
Wash Time
Spin/Drain Every Step of The
Spin Profile
Rinse End of Rinse
Speed Range Displayed
a) 0-99 rpm 0-99 (actual)
b) 100-999 rpm Speed / 10
Quick Service Cycle
While in service mode, pressing the delicates key
will start a quick service cycle. This will be a quick
check of all systems.
The following steps will be followed.
1. Energize the cold and bleach water valves. Fill to
Low level, then turn bleach and cold off.
2. Energize the hot and fabric softener water valves. Fill
to high level, then turn all valves off.
3. Lock the door.
4. Tumble using 7/3 tumble pattern for 12 sec.
5. Turn the drain on.
6. Spin to 800 RPM using default rates.
7. End spin and coast down.
8. Unlock the door when the RPM is zero.
9. Display a ‘PA’ (Passed) on continuously for 10 seconds
if no diagnostic codes were logged during this
test.
The up arrow if pressed will advance to the next step.
The right most dot will be turned on as an indication
of failure and stay on until quick service cycle test
has reached the end. Any diagnostic code logged
during this test will result in failure of the test, but will
not necessarily stop the test. While in quick service
cycle, the pressing of the hand wash will suspend
the machine at this step for 30 minutes until the
Hand Wash key is pressed again. All LED’s will
flash on and off while the cycle is suspended, or on
hold.
Motor Drive System
To check the system, check the board for proper
output to the motor control. Performing a board
output test does this. Then perform the Motor
Control Board Output Test.
Motor Control Board Output Test
1. Disconnect power to the washer.
2. Remove the front panel and pull the JP4 Connector
from the motor control board.
The following Quick Spin test steps are as follows:
1) Lock the door.
2) Spin to 350 rpm and hold for 6 seconds.
3) Spin to 550 rpm and hold for 6 seconds.
4) Spin to 600 rpm and hold for 6 seconds.
5) Spin to 650 rpm and hold for 6 seconds.
6) Spin to 800 rpm and hold for 6 seconds.
If the Spin key is pressed again during the Quick Spin
test, the current speed will be held indefinitely. Pressing
the Spin key again will allow the quick test to
proceed as listed above.
When the washer is in the Service Mode, the speed
will be displayed as a two digit number or a letter/
number.
Quick Spin Test
While in service mode, the pressing of spin key shall
start the washer in the quick spin mode.
3. Reconnect the washer power cord to supply
voltage. Make sure the door is closed.
4. Press delicates and heavy soil keys for 3 seconds
to activate Service Mode.
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Put on the machine. Try depressing "end of cycle" button for over 5 seconds. Turn down the temperature knob first. Let me know result.

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