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Machine freezes at the 9 minute mark.

On all cycles the machine freezes at the 9 minutes with the drum rotating back and forth endlessly. No warning lights come on.Even though the RPM reads 1000 to 1300 it barely looks like it's going 300 RPM. This happened a few weeks ago but then seemed to correct itself for whatever reason. Now the problem is back and not going away. This is our first front load and although it's a stackable I highly doubt that has anything to do with the problem. I have a repair man from Sears coming on Tuesday. I'll be sure to ask if he gets many calls about this same thing. My machine is only 4 months old!!!!

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It might be a timer switch issue thats getting stuck. with the RPM issue thats a transmission issue. make sure the repair guy looks at the tranny for proper function

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