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How to reset the unbalance switches on mah3000aww

My washer went out of balance and now won't reach high spin speed on spin cycle, it will spins slow.

There appear to be three balance related buttons, a strut, a tub and an inertial switch, I have reached in to feel around and found only one button on the left side when facing the back of the machine.

Door locked and all other things appear to be working fine. Can you help this mom get the machine back to speed? I have lots of laundry building up in piles.

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Re: How to reset the unbalance switches on mah3000aww

This sounds more like a motor control problem. You need to open the control panel and find the service sheet. This sheet will tell you how to run diagnostics and other tests on the machine.

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