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Whirlpool 8125/3 Won't rinse or spin

It seems to be when it gets to the rinse and spin function it starts and then stops and flashes door open but by the way I cannot open the door. Also put it to rinse and spin which should be 20mins and it came up 5mins once or twice too. Is this electronic?? If it is is this a nightmare? I am already having a nervous breakdown as it is the weekend and I have 3 kids wet swimming stuff of 2 days+everything else

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  • kate62 Feb 04, 2008

    Hi Premm Thanks so much for your prompt reply. Having tried all of that and then tried the machine a few more times it seems to be that there may be more to it than that. Now right at the beginning of cycles it is stopping and flashing door open. Any other suggestions?

  • askinnader Mar 25, 2009

    Whirlpool AWM8125/3 Showing fault FH at about 30mins left on a 1:14mins cycle. it used to show a FP fault at 36mins which I figured out that the load was slightly to heavy. Can't seemed to get this one sorted ? As it keeps faulting out.

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