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Washer stuck on 7 min

I have a small load in the washer and it sounds like the machine is coming apart then the timer sits at 7 minutes forever. I rearragne the load (it doesn't appear to be out of balance) and try the rinse and spin cycle and again it sounds awful and sits on 7 minutes. I also have conintuning problems with the machine ruining all my towels or anything with any nap to it. The machine is less than 2 years old.

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2008

    Same problem -- Now it is displaying PF

  • joedontfixit Apr 05, 2008

    I had a clogged drain from under wire bras 8 wires stuck in discharge had repaired and my washer is stuck on 7 mins also . The repair guy is coming back .I will update when its fixed

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2008

    Mine does the same thing. I have a GVW9959KQ2 and Friday night when I tried to do a small load on the Whitest Whites cycle. It was squeaking something terrible as the tub moved around and then it got to about 29 minutes and quit counting down even though the cycle was still running..then it gave me an OB error. I readjusted the load and restarted..then I got the LD error. The clothes were washed, it just needed to be rinsed and spun, so I tried the Rinse & Spin cycle. It tried several times but kept giving me either an OB or LD error, so I removed the clothes, rinsed them in the sink and ran a load with nothing in it. That time, it started making whirring noises as it washed, then would give me another OB error. It got to about 7 minutes and would start to spin but stop..go back up to 8 minutes and try again..then back to 7..then 8 again..then 7..so I stopped the cycle. I canceled it and started over only to have the same thing happen.

    I also noticed that at one point, it jumped from 19 minutes to 16..to 12..then got stuck on 7. I'm assuming that's a programming issue and not a mechanical one??? I feel sure the water pump is probably clogged as I've noticed lumps of wet lint come out a small hole at the top of the tub just under the back part of the lid...but I'm wondering if a circuit board needs replaced or something else along those lines. There's also water leaking and being splashed out the side and back during the wash cycles. Any suggestions??

  • Clouddancer Jun 03, 2008

    Same problem! Mine's stuck on 8 mins and won't change...won't start again...nothing! I unplugged the power thinking maybe it would reset itself but that didn't help. As soon as it was plugged in it was at 8 mins again. I'm not sure what the heck is wrong. Any answers?

  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    sticks on 8 min rinse, unplug, it resets to 8 min,

    I think it is the Chinese

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SOURCE: Washer makes loud thumping after finished spin cycle

Remove washer cabinet (easy to remove)and check that "base pads" (there are 3 pads, located under the main tub)are not worn. In case they are worn (even one of them), you should replce them all. Good luck !!

Posted on Jun 07, 2006

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SOURCE: whirlpool gold top load washer (7 months old) won't agitate or spin

It sounds like the motor drive coupler has broken. This means the motor is no longer turning the gearcase, but it is turning the pump. It will be repaired under warranty if it is only 7 months old. You should have a full one year warranty on the washer. If not, he can probably fix it, but it will need a new coupler. He can tilt the machine back and see the coupler between the motor and transmission from underneath. I can walk you through replacing it if you want, but I wouldn't recommend it if it is still under warranty. There could possibly be something more major wrong that has caused it to break and some of the factory servicers are real picky about customers working on a machine under warranty. If you need it running tonight, he may be in trouble.

Post back if you need further help or have more questions.

Thanks/mike

 

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SOURCE: Loud sounds coming from the washer on spin cycle

That is a characteristic of bearings gone bad. You should look into replacing the bearings.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Duet Sport Washer Does Not Work, Door Lock is stuck

have you checked the belt to see if it came off or maybe broke off,if its not the belt then maybe the motor whent bad or needs reset,that just some of the possibilitys you might want to check,some motors have a reset butten on thim

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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SOURCE: washer sounds like off balance during spin

old duets have nut on rear pulley that becomes loose. remove rear panel and tighten nut. check while spinning by hand if pop is felt. if it rotates smoothly then you may need new shocks on tub

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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