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Machine just freezes and doesn't work - on occasion

The machine often just freezes up and none of the buttons work. If the lights do go on, it gets stuck on "Wool" mode and stays there, but does nothing else. You can't push start. None of the buttons work. Usually when the washer does this, it mysteriously will start working again maybe days later. It is stuck once again in Wool mode (but it does not RUN in wool mode, the light just stays stuck on that mode). Help!

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  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    Any fault Codes come up??


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No there are no fault codes that come up.

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