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Machine doesn't spin/rinse/drain

The wash cycles spin all right, but as soon as it gets to 'spin/rinse' or 'pause', the machine stops dead and refuses to resume. Tried shutting the power off and leaving it alone for awhile, and switching the dial to other settings, but that didn't work. (Everything was fine the last time we used it 3 days ago.)

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Re: Machine doesn't spin/rinse/drain

Not sure why, but the timer is lacking supply power during this event. look on back of timer for power connections to the motor. now monitor the 2 terminals for supply with a voltmeter to be sure. usually a schematic is taped to inside of machine so you can trace where that supply is on it.

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

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