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Washing machine my washing machine fills with water and then stops

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  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2008

    FILLS UP WITH WATER SPINS AND THEN JUST STOPS

  • gkerk Apr 13, 2008

    Maytag top load washer LAT9605AAM - In the Normal cycle, the washer fills but does not agitate. When it cycles to spin, it's spins fine. During the agitate cycle, it sits there doing nothing. However, when I put the setting to Delicate or Permanent Press, it will fill AND AGITATE for a short time, sit there for a short period doing nothing and finish off the regular spin cycle. Maybe not a motor problem? Maybe timer/sequencer?

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2008

    the washer fills but won't agatate or drain only in one cycle

  • Anonymous May 31, 2008

    model 11.24632300 fills with water then stops.

  • Anonymous Sep 06, 2008

    beco bmw 520 fills with water and stopped, none of the buttons works, i tried to swiched off from the main scoket on the wall, waited about 2 minutes, i could open the door, i took my clothes out from the washing machine, when i closed the door, get power back on, the door stucked again, the machine does not start. how can deal with this problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Aeg Lavamat W 1250 electronic washing machine

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I'll start with the least expensive problems and work my way up to be somewhat encouraging!

* If the machine fills with water AND it doesn't spin OR pump the water out [and you cannot hear the motor running] the lid switch that triggers the machine may be defective or broken. For safety, washing machines are made so that they cannot spin with the lid open. The lid switch "tells" the washer that the lid is closed, so if it breaks, the washing machine may be able (in some models) to fill but not spin -- in some models, it may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. Not sure if this is "kosher"or not, but I have checked this myself without taking anything apart by carefully inserting the tip of my finger into the small hole where the lid closes. When I did push the little pad just beneath the surface of the hole, my machine started working. . . when I moved my finger, it quit, so I knew it was the lid trigger switch that I needed to replace.

* If your machine fills up but won't spin and won't pump water out [but you hear the motor running] it could be the pump pulley that has become "frozen" or stuck. To check this, remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley by hand. If it won't turn fairly freely -- it it's really stiff or won't move at all, or, if the pump belt is broken -- replace it. Many machines have two belts -- if either is broken, it could result in a problem like the one you've mentioned.

* If the washer pumps water out but won't spin, the motor coupler may be broken. Many machines are made by Whirlpool [Kenmore, Roper, etc. are all made by Whirlpool]. These washers use a small, relatively inexpensive motor coupling. It's plastic and rubber and is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. These can wear out with time, and this may be a problem if your machine is an older unit.

* If the washer pumps water out but will not spin or agitate (or, if the water will pump out but the machine will either spin OR agitate but not both), the drive motor may be defective, either totally burned out or only burned out one one of the two sides/directions [the spin/drain is one direction of the reversing motor, the agitation is the opposite direction]. If one of these cycles works and the other doesn't, possibly the drive motor has burned out in one direction only. If this happens, you need to replace the entire motor.

* If you hear a really loud noise when the machine should be spinning, it could be that the spin bearing or basket drive may be worn or seized. These components let the inner tub spin freely inside the outer tub. This would be a repair for a qualified technician.

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