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Does not do fast spin

I also have the smelly, black gasket problem. I am so very disappointed in this machine - I wanted one of these so bad and it does not live up to my expectations. Now, less than 2 years old, it refuses to do the fast spin after the wash cycle and after the rinse cycle. At the end of every load, I have to run the spin cycle. An appliance repair person watched the spin only setting as it worked fine, told me I needed to not mix types of fabrics, charged me 78 bucks and left. Now today I'm getting madder and madder with each carefully sorted load! He'll be back on his dime. But it is so annoying to have to use the extra step, extra time, extra power. What a poorly designed machine. I will never buy another one (so glad I didn't get the dryer) and will make sure any one I know looking to buy an appliance will not buy a Frigidaire.

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  • dorcaslb Jan 30, 2008

    I'm still waiting to hear back from my lazy repair guy. Funny how quick he was getting here when I had to pay. I don't know if water is draining properly. Usually my loads are all large loads - I'm too conservative to run it with only small loads. It will not do the fast spin on any cycle and it was touch and go on the spin only cycle. Thanks for your help. Great and quick response time.



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Ok that's not true its one of the best machines on the market it just has a problem first clean the gasket with bleach the appliance repair person didn't know what he was talking about im a tech and we will get it fixed ok its a a good machine i have one my self no problems for ten years now they have a new door gasket now with holes in it to drain the excess water out and prevent the black mold problem he should have replaced it just to lazy to do his job and mixing loads ain't got nothing to do with it now it wont spin real small loads properly because the tacho generator cant sense the balance but the normal loads spin fine is the washer draining all the way before spin or is water still left in the washer before spin it may take a few conversations for us to get it fixed but we will. leave the door ajar after washing to pre vent the mold

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

  • robert samples Jan 30, 2008

    never pay till the repair is done if you want to check the pump yourself i can post the instructions that's what we do here fix things on line and don't wash small loads its just if the load is too small the washer wont spin it let me know if you want to deal with it we just got through fixing a wall oven that the repair guy had left just sitting in their kitchen since dec 21 after charging them 200.00 if you want to know if its draining properly start the washer empty fill it then turn it to drain spin pull the drain hose up to the top of the stand pipe and see if its comming out strong or slow and let me know



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