About 75% of the time, the washer will stop it's cycle at a certain cycle and it sticks there doing the same thing (ie... spins continuously, pauses forever, etc... where it fails seems pretty random). Pulling the knob and pushing again doesn't help, pulling the CB and resetting it causes the washer to continue its cycle.
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WASHER WILL NOT RINSE:
If your washer doesn't go through the washer rinse cycle, the most likely cause is the water valve. What happens is the water valve will stop letting cold water into the washer; therefore, once the washer gets to rinse it will either stop or not do anything during the whole rinse cycle.
This is because when you selected your water temperature, you selected warm/cold or hot/cold. The hot water came in and you didn't notice any problems. When it got to rinse, the cold water the cold water won't come in. Therefore, the washer does nothing.
To check the water valve, first cut the water off and remove the hoses off the back of the washer. Then one at a time point the hoses inside the washer tub and turn the water back on. If you don't have good water pressure, turn the water back off and remove the strainer that should be in one end of the hose. Inspect the strainer to see if it is stopped up, clean it and reinstall it. Now repeat this test. If you have good water pressure now, reinstall hose and your problem is fixed.
If you still don't have good water pressure, the problem is in your house plumbing and you need to call a plumber. If you had good water pressure the first time you performed the test, the water valve is bad and needs replacing.
If your washer doesn't go through the washer rinse cycle the timer may be the problem. Sometimes the timer gets stuck in the middle of the cycle or won't turn at all. If the washer runs, but the timer doesn't turn, the timer is bad and needs replacing.
Do you have anti-flood hoses leading to the machine. If you do there is probably a loose tube in the back causing a small leak. When the hoses detect that water is still flowing after a certain amount of time due to the leak it shuts down and causes the machine to turn off during the rinse/spin cycle
There is a door locking mechanism that won't let you open the door during certain cycles, and it might be hanging up. After the next time the door sticks, try gently tapping on the door , near the latch area. If the door releases, you need to get that solenoid replaced,
u have a bad water valve. thats the plastic piece behind the washer that the hoses hook upto. part roughly 39.99-89.99 labor 75-125.00 depending on were u live and who u use. if you decide to do it yourself i would say a 5 on a scale of 1-10 . turn water supply off, remove both hose.turn off power remove top panel 2screws in back and push panel back and off. remo 2 screws that hold water valve in place. remove wires from pld valve too new one. reassemble . hope this helps.
Washers - Resetting Electronic Controls on a Washer
If there is a pause in the washer cycle, the controls will lock up. The pause can occur because of a power failure or it was put in the test mode at the factory.
Also, if the washer was stopped before the cycle was complete or the consumer has pushed the stop/pause button to temporarily stop the cycle and the cycle is not reset. Over a period of 24 hours, the washer will pump out and spin, but will stay in the final spin.
To correct the situation, shut off the circuit breaker for 30 seconds or unplug the washer, then turn the timer knob around and back to any position other than final spin. Verify the water is turned on and restore power. This should resolve the issue.