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My washing machine stops advancing in the middle of the agitation cycle and is full of water. I've tried to advance it myself by moving the knob manually to the rinse and spin cycle but this does nothing. I thinkg the timer may be broken but I am not sure. Help?

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Actually, I don't think it is the drain hose, I think the mechanism that tells the machine the lid is closed is broken. You might be able to run a screw driver under the front lip of the washer, pop open the "rim" and physically press the button together with your fingers, which will start your cycle.
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It sounds like your pump is pluged up or stop working. You will need to take out as much water as you can. Unplug the machine. From the back side you will see a pump with two hoses. You will need to remove one of the hoses and drain the rest of the water. Then check pump to see if there is any blockage. You might need to remove pump and take apart. It could be build up, nail or small screw. Only simple tools with screw drivers should be needed. Rinse and spin cycle will not work with water in the machine.

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