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Washer will not Spin during SPIN CYCLES

My washer will fill with water, it will spin both ways during the wash cycle but when it goes to the spin cycle you can hear the machine draining the water but it does not spin. It will then go onto the rinse cycle where it will again spin both ways and then you can hear it start to drain and go into the final spin cycle but the machine does not spin for it. Help PLEASE!

My washer works fine until you get to the rinse cycle. It will not spin nor engage at all. I have to rinse my clothes manually!

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  • fairylady79 Feb 11, 2008

    My Washer fills with water, washes the clothes, but stops at the spin cycle and won't dp anything else. It doesn't drain the water or progress to the next cycle. It's sitting full of water right now. I've tried to manually switch the cycles but that doesn't work. I've pressed the button that tells the washer the lid is closed several times and that doesn't work either. Please help.

  • msjoy333 Apr 05, 2008

    I have a Kenmore washing machine that is ding the same thing. It will wash the clothes - but not spin them. What do I do?

  • sserts Jan 18, 2009

    i have a ge top loader washer model number wjrr4170g0ww,i have a
    problem with it spinning(it will go through the entire cycle wash,rinse etc,but when it comes to spinning out it will not,please
    help me

  • ra_vincent Apr 21, 2009

    I have a GE s3700e4ww - willnot spin - burning smell when it attempts the spin cycle - drains ok


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Check the lid switch. Through out time the lid switch housing can come apart from years of heat and cold. When I checked mine, I found the glue deterriated and the housing came apart. What I did to fix it is I zipped tied the housing together and did a functional check and it worked.

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Check the lid switch on the washer its below where the tab on the washer lid that goes down in the body of the washer there two screws at the base of the control panel back these out and raise the panel you will see a connector coming from the washer disconnect it and put a jumper wire where it goes to the control panel turn it to spin pull out the knob if it spins replace the switch if it doesn't reply to me and we will go from there

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I HAD A SIMILAR PROBLEM AND IT TURNED OUT TO BE THE CLUTCH THAT i HAD TO REPLACE

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Your machine should pause momentarily after water is extracted then start spin cycle. This should happen automaticly. If it doesn't? Try this, push timer button in and then pull it backout.If it begins to spin when you have done this you have a timer problem.The reason I say this is, there is a brake that is actuated as the machine agitates that requires a momentary stop of motor at the end of pump out to release spin brake.When you push timer button and stop machine. You are doing manually what timer should have done automaticly. If the machine has the pause and still does not spin the problem is the clutch-brake unit which would require a repairman. Hope this helps.
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