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I have a whirlpool wfs1073cd. Problem started with a blocked drain which I cleared ,restarted but the light came back on again .After many more starts and empting I replaced the drain pump .Cut long story short I still have the same problem however now I can't get spin cycle either ,all lights work and indicates correct times for the different cycles. Could I have tripped an out of balance switch while moving it and replacing the pump is there a reset switch or something similar

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Replace the drum motor brushes perhaps {check there condition is at least 3/4" long}
check the fload protection switch in the machines base is level
if it has one

you can reset it by turing off the mains
press and hold the start stop or some use the on off
and turn the mains on wait a few seconds
and it will reset all cleared faults

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