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Washer fills but won't agitate., just keeps draining a bit and refilling

Have replaced the timer, have checked & cleaned the little hose attached to the water level knob - what else can I do?

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  • washrag Feb 13, 2008

    that works - the washer just won't agitate after filling - it does everything else but thanks for trying

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Check your top door safety switch, this is usually the problem when the washer fills and then nothing. You will see a small plastic bar on the bottom side of the door. This bar goes thru a hole at the base of the drum (upper panel) which in turn depresses a switch. Check to see if this is working properly.

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