Question about Admiral AW22 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Does washer drain before the spin cycle starts?

Posted by on

  • John Sondag Nov 24, 2011

    what would cause the washer to skip the drain cycle and go straight to spin. My Performa pauses after the wash cycle ends and goes straight into spin with a full tub of water. I tried other cycle modes and it skips drain in all modes of wash. This is a single belt operation. Motor runs, pump looks good, transmission, agitator all run fine....just no drain mode.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 43 Answers

Normally yes. There are around 12 to 20 gallons of water in the tub after the wash cycle, which will be anywhere from 63 to 110 pounds of weight in addition to the weight of the clothes. For the machine to start the spin cycle to remove this water would place a heavy load on the motor, gearcase, pullys, belts, gears, ect. With the water drained, the load is lighter, and much easier to start spinning the excess water out of the clothes. The normal cycles are: Fill, Agitate, Drain, Spin, Rinse Fill, Agitate for rinse, Drain, Spin Cycle and off. Imagine trying to spin a 5 gallon bucket of water over your head, full of water, and then empty. Which one do you think would be easier to do? And safer for you.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

  • John Sondag Nov 24, 2011

    well.....my Maytag Performa does not go through a drain cycle. It goes straight to spin cycle. I assumed it was timer control box, but it does not drain in any of the wash modes. It is single belt driven so what else would cause it to skip a drain cycle? Pump does circulate and push water through.

×

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Washer wont drain and spin properly

whee is th drain filter on crosley front loader

Posted on Jan 09, 2010

  • 1314 Answers

SOURCE: Washer will not Spin during SPIN CYCLES

check the lid switch on the washer its below where the tab on the washer lid that goes down in the body of the washer there two screws at the base of the control panel back these out and raise the panel you will see a connector coming from the washer disconnect it and put a jumper wire where it goes to the control panel turn it to spin pull out the knob if it spins replace the switch if it doesn't reply to me and we will go from there

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

SOURCE: Washer will not Spin during SPIN CYCLES

YES, the door. I read up all I could and told my service tech I thought it was the door. The tech mechanic initially said it couldn't be the door since all the other cycles funtioned normally. After changing both the computer on the panel and inside, he finally realized it was the door.

Once again, if your washer does everything but spin, it is a door lock problem. Note: The door does lock, but does not send the correct signal allowing the washer to spin!!

Mike
Batalax@aol.com

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

  • 112 Answers

SOURCE: 90 Series Kenmore Washer Not going to spin cycle not draining water

If the unit is still agitating as it is supposed to, this is usually due to a faulty lid switch.

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

  • 12 Answers

SOURCE: Kenmore model 110 washer will not drain at end of wash cycle

It could be the lid switch or the timer.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The machine is not spin after wash, motor pump is work, and for wash is turn one shot left and one shot right and stop,...where is the problem???


Reasons Why Your Washing Machine Won't Spin

losangeleswasherdryerrepairservice.com > News
Apr 16, 2012 - When the washer enters the spin cycle but does not start to spin, you will need to see if there is ... West Los Angeles Washer and Dryer Repair Service ....After the water has drained, the spin cycle will start. .... Drive Motor, GE, Maytagwashing machine won't spin, spin bearing, washing machine clutch worn ...

Spin Cycle Not Working on Washer ' ThriftyFun

www.thriftyfun.com/Spin-Cycle-Not-Working-on-Washer-1.html
My washing machine will wash but the spin cycle will not spin or drain the tub what do I do to repair that? By Shelly H. ... Question: Washer Stops After It Fills for Rinse Cycle and Does Not Spin. By henryj ... Our GE washer will not spin when it has a load of clothes. It washes .... I have a Frigidaire stackable washer and dryer.

How to fix a washer that will NOT spin ONLY. THE EASY ...

? 3:56
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8myOfPzGfM
Aug 4, 2012 - Uploaded by Brad Hyman
My washer did not spin but the belt drive worked to agitate the ...How to Fix a Washing Machine That Does Not Spin (Fast and Easy) - Duration: 8:45. ... Washer Top Load Not Spinning - Repair & Diagnostic- GE, General ...Missing: dryers

Feb 09, 2016 | GE Dryers

1 Answer

Why did my washer quit spinning out in spin cycle


Quite often the problem with spin cycles is that the cycle cannot start until a sufficient amount of wash/rinse water has drained. So what will often happen is that the washer drains, the cycle starts, a lot of water comes out of the clothes, it stops, waits for the water to drain, then restarts. If the drain pump or drain lines are restricted or blocked or the pump is faulty, the unit may never achieve spin cycle.

Sep 18, 2014 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Kenmore model 23832100 washer will not spin in rinse cycle kenmore model 23832100 washer fills, agitates, and drains, but will not spin. Makes noise after draining. BUT if I manually turn off the machine...


Check door switch: If the lid switch is bad it will not drain or spin. Try this test: With lid open let it finish wash cycle. Press lid switch down with screwdriver. Washer should begin draining. Release switch. Motor should stop. Press switch a second time. Washer should start spinning as it continues to drain. If motor doesn't come on while lid switch is pressed, replace the switch. OR
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q942xn_2VXY

Mar 30, 2013 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Washer fills up and starts. Once it gets to rinse cycle and spin cycle is makes a loud humming noise but wont spin. If i open the top lid and wait a second or two and close it, it starts the cycle. Been...


If you have a direct drive washer made by Whirlpool, your washer transmission has what is called a neutral drain built into it. It is designed to pump water out before it starts to spin. After water has drained out, the timer has a pause in it where motor shuts off for about 5 seconds. When motor comes back on, transmission is then in gear to spin. If timer never pauses, then washer never goes in gear to spin. Timer is most likely defective.

Sep 14, 2017 | Whirlpool WTW5100S Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer spin but water do not stay in drum


Hi,

Sounds like your drain is laying on the floor, or your stand pipe is too low, or the drain hose is too far down in the stand pipe. The drain must be at least as hi as your water level in the machine at it's fullest level, otherwise it will just siphons out almost as quickly as it fills.

Hope that helps,

Good Luck.

Oct 29, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer will fill with water but the agitator won't spin.


No agitation or spin in any cycle? If so and the machine will drain check the coupler.

Oct 08, 2008 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

GE wpse4200aoww washer won't stay in spin mode


Thanks for the question On a ge washer If you over load or the washer did not drain fast enough or over suds ing , when the washer starts to spin the forse of the spin will push water up the pressure switch hose causing the washer to start & stop spinning Thanks for the question THe appliance doc

Aug 23, 2008 | GE WHRE5260E Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Admiral AW22 Top Load Washer Logo

424 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Admiral Washing Machines Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

16181 Answers

Sal DeAngelo

Level 3 Expert

2330 Answers

Are you an Admiral Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...