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Spin/rinse cycle My washing machine wont release the water from the spin cycle why washer will wash and rinse fine but when it gets to the spin cycle it will not spin and it doesn't drain the water. i opened it up today to take a look and started from the end of the problem the outside drain hose and worked in the drains where full of dirty moldy water??? whats up with that but nothing wrong so i checked the electrical part (pump?) attached to the hose nothing was stuck or blocking it so i put the washer on spin and turned it on seemed to run fine nothing broken and i'm not getting an error cade the wash will drain the water but will not spin the washer so the water doesn't come out of the clothes please help i've been with out a washer for 2 weeks now and i have a 7 week old the clothes are piling up my and i live in a town of 900 so no laundry mat been doing a load of necesities a week at my inlaws an hours drive away PLEASE help

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  • Glenda52 Apr 20, 2008

    I have the same problem. I have had my washer for about 15 mos and it does everything but spin. It will not spin. It drains, since it wont spin, the cloths are soaking wet. Please help and if you know of a repairman in the 76082 area, please post it. Thanks

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Find tech sheet at bottom of washer and follow instructions for checking motor controller (at bottom rear)

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SOURCE: spin/rinse cycle

It appears your pump has failed in this instance.
The motor may be spinning - but the shaft may be freewheeling in the coupling and not spinning the pump.


For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
I recommend both sites because ...


FixYa has no affiliation with either site - I have been using and recommending them for years - trouble free.

PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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