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Machine wont spin or empty

The machine will fill and agitate but that is it. I checked the lid switch and it ohm'd out ok. I pulled the water pump off and bench checked it and it works. The timer switch seems to be working fine but I am unsure how to check it other than hearing it click away. Any ideas?

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Check the pressure switch

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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