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Front loader won't start

I have a 6 month old Frigidaire front loader which will not start. I can press all the buttons, set up the cycles, I see the lights flash, and I can press start, but after about 5 seconds I just hear a buz and that is it. Can you give me any advise? This happened after I put a heavy table cloth in that I had been soaking in another tub - I placed the table cloth in the washer machine, pressed wash, did not put any soap in because I just wanted to rinse and drain the table cloth.
Thanks for your help!

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  • christianne Jan 02, 2008

    I tried what you said, the light for door locked is on when I press start, but then I simply get the buz sound and nothing else. I also closed the dispenser drawer nice and tight, it won't open but it doesn't seem to affect anything. I appreciate any other help you can give.

  • hopeless1 Jan 13, 2008

    Hi mine has just done this 2day I have been told it could be the timer!! Mine is a whirpool awo3671/s model and is 2years old it makes all the noises that it is going to start the cycle but then the doorlocked red buttons flashes so it is telling me my door is not locked but i have checked that and it seems fine I really need 2 sort this out I dont want to buy a new 1 just yet



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First make sure the door is closed good look for the door locked light to come on second open and close the dispenser drawer make sure its closed all the way as there is a switch in there that wont let it start if not closed then advise me and we will go from there

Posted on Jan 01, 2008

  • robert samples Jan 02, 2008

    ok try it with nothing in it see what it does and give me the model number its showing as a whirlpool

  • robert samples Jan 02, 2008

    with the door lock light on see if you can open the door



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