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I have a frigidaire affinity front loader washer that the final spin cycle won't work on. The rest of the wash cycle is fine and the basket spins for the other cycles just not the spin cycle. It is also draining fine.

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    Frigidaire affinity frontload washer how long does the cleaning cycle run for

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    How long is the clean cycle for Frigidaire affinity frontload washer

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    Basket spins while washing should only spin on spin cycle

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There is an auxiliary switch in the door lock and switch assembly that is activated at the end of the wash cycle for the machine to advance to the spin cycle. This is a safety feature to prevent the door from opening during the spin cycle and the machine will not spin unless the switch is activated. The machine works except advancing to the spin cycle and this signifies that the auxiliary switch cannot be activated and the door lock and switch assembly is faulty. Replaced the door lock and switch assembly (part #131763202) to address the issue.

Disconnect power to the machine. Open the washer door then look for the retaining hoop securing the door seal around the lip of the door opening. Stretch the retainer spring of the door seal retaining hoop then remove it.
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Carefully peel off part of the door seal from the lip of the door opening near the door lock and switch assembly. Remove enough of the door seal to gain access to the door lock and switch assembly.
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Remove the screws securing the door lock and switch assembly to the front panel. Once the screws are removed, lift the door lock and switch assembly then puI have a frigidaire affinity front loader washer - 1a4b866.jpgy from the front panel.
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Take the door lock and switch assembly out of the machine. Disconnect tI have a frigidaire affinity front loader washer - febd08e.jpgal connections then connect it to the new door lock and switch assembly.
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Put the new door lock and switch assembly back into position in the front panel and secure it with the securing screws.

Properly put the eased part of the door seal back over the lip of the door opening then secure it with the retaining hoop.

Posted on Jul 13, 2010

  • Gwendlyn Aug 04, 2011

    Thank you for the detailed, step by step instructions. VERY helpful indeed.

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