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Washing machine won't go to spin cycle if there are towels in it

Drum seems to be filled with water too heavy to spin if you drain the wasger and put towels in on Sin Only it works

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Washing machines have trouble if they are overloaded and the load gets out of balance. This occurs most often with towels. Open the machine and lift the towels out and put them back in evenly to get the load to finish. You will see how heavy they are when full of water. In future, try running with a few less towels and see if it works ok. You have found the other 'fix' by draining and running spin only which probably resettles the load.

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