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My old Whirlpool DU8500X stopped yesterday in mid cycle and now will do nothing. Standing water in bottom. Tried breaker reset already.

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If it is a top loader, a whirlpool normally has a fuse in a cartridge holder inside the top panel. Once panel is opened, trace the power wires, and look carefully for the fuse cartridge holder. Replace it. This fuse normally protects overloading of washing so as not to damage motor.If the fuse is good, then try and bridge the door limit out for a short while to ascertain if that is the problem. Please let me know.

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