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Why doesn't my 5.0kg sw50usp_Samsung toploader start?

I turn it on and it goes to start the cycle but just stops as if its just paused and shows time for how long till cycle starts, but it doesn't start.

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If your Top Load Washer will not Spin or Agitate Check the Following

Lid Switch
This is the most common reason for the washer not spinning or agitating. This is easy to check. You will need to remove the switch, this varies with model type but the testing will be the same. When the lid is closed the switch should have continuity when the lid is opend the switch should have no continuity. If it differs replace the Lid Switch.

Timer
To check the timer you will need to refer to the wiring diagram or disassemble to access the motor. Check the leads from the timer to the motor when turned to a wash cycle this should have 120 volts. If not replace the Timer, if it does the timer is not the problem.

Motor
To check the motor you will need to disassemble the washer to access the motor. First you can check the motor windings, to do this remove the plug and connect ohmeter to terminals. Refer to the tech sheet or service manual for the proper reading. Check motor for shorts by connecting ohmeter to terminals and motor housing should have no continuity. Connect voltmeter to motor wire connector and check for voltage. You should have 120 volts, if you do and the motor does not run replace the motor. If it does not have power the problem is elsewhere.

Belt
If your washer is a belt drive type make sure the belt is tight. Check for black soot from belt wear. Replace if it has excessive wear or broke.

Motor Coupler
This is a fairly common problem with direct drive machines but inexpensive and easy to replace. The Motor Coupler transfers power from the motor to the transmission. The following video will walk you through the replacement of the Motor Coupler.

Transmission
The transmission does not usually fail. To check this on a direct drive remove the motor and then turn tub inside. If it spins freely with no noise the problem is elsewhere. If it is noisy it needs replacing this is expensive and depending on the age of your machine you may not want to replace it. On a belt drive remove the belts and spin tub.

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Check lid lock

Posted on Apr 27, 2015

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SOURCE: washer won't run through a complete cycle-stops at 29 minutes

There is a service manual behind the control panel it will show you how to test the door locks. If might have a bad lock solenoid.

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SOURCE: Washer pauses during spin cycle

Check the filter. I have the same problem and I found an string (slip) in the filter. The filter is back of the front pannel (under the door).

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SOURCE: My Samsung WA75b9 toploader stops

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SOURCE: kenmore elite toploader code f51

The F51 error code indicates that the control is not sensing proper motor movement through the signals from the RPS (rotor position sensor) circuit. This can be caused by several different problems. Make sure that you are not overloading the washer. Overloading can cause this problem. A toy or foreign object could be under the washer that is interfering with motor rotation. With the washer empty, spin the basket inside the washer tub to see if it spins relatively easily. If not, you could an item caught between the spin basket and the tub. You could have a wire harness problem causing signals to not be transmitted properly between the RPS and the machine control board. A failed RPS sensor or a failed control board could also cause this problem.

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SOURCE: Keeps pausing in the middle of wash cycle. Sits

the timer is busted getting stuck at same point their expensive as well

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There should be a packet on the bottom of the machine that is under the unit, behind the kick panel. It is for technicians to use. Locate that packet and look for diagnostic tests. When a unit like that starts, it goes through several self tests, if one of those tests fails, it stops and usually a light or other indication comes on.

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Stop using regular detergents! Front loaders specifically call for "HE" (High Efficiency) detergents as they require less detergent and clean better with the reduced amount of water in these machines. Look for your favorite brand and select the one with the distinctive HE logo show below:

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When washing heavily soiled loads, do not overload your washer in order to assure good cleaning results.

To add a forgotten item:
1. Press the Power button.
2. Press the Start/Pause
3. Wait for the door lock light to go out (Immediately).
4. Add the item, close the door, and press the Start/Pause
The door safety state continues for 15 seconds and the cycle is restarted.
ensure thorough cleaning,
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contact using the ActivFresh
GETTING STARTED
1. Load your washer.
2. Close the door.
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Push the laundry into the drum completely to prevent the laundry from being caught in the door or
....... from falling out of the drum.
3. Press the Power button.
4. Add detergent and additives to the dispenser (page 20-21).
5. Select the appropriate cycle and options for the load (page 14-16).
6. Press the Start/Pause
7. The Wash Indicator light will illuminate.
8. The estimated cycle time will appear in the display.
The time may fluctuate to better indicate the time remaining in the cycle.
The actual time required for a cycle may differ from the estimated time in the display depending on the
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9. Before your washer starts to fill, it will make a series of clicking noises to check the door lock and do a
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When the cycle is complete, the door lock light will go out and "End" will appear in the display.

DO NOT attempt to open the door until the door lock light is off. To add a forgotten item, see
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When your washer is restarted after a pause, expect a delay of up to 15 seconds before the cycle
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Pressing Power button cancels the cycle and stops your washer.

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Your timer is bad. There must be a pause in the timer for the neutral drain transmission to lock in.
No Pause.
No Spin.
To double check this,when the timer gets to the Spin cycle, open then close the lid.
If it starts to spin at that point the timer is bad.

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