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Washer wont work.

Washer fills with water but then just sits there will not spin or agitate or anything. Please Help. Amana LW8203W2

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  • coolbeens Apr 27, 2008

    Thanks for all your help it works now.

  • shuck beans Aug 28, 2008

    washer wpuld not wash or spin, put new belt on, unable to get agitator to turn. could something by wrong with regulator, timming.??????????????????

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Does it sound like it doing something??trying to agitate?? can you spin out the water??. if not id look to possible bad lid switch, open adn close the lid a few times, can you herea distinct "clicking" sound just prior to the lid closing??? if not you nave a bad lid switch. acesses by removing the front cover panels, and removing screws holding down main lid, lid then tips back giving you acesss to the switch itself

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try putting it on spi - do you hear anything? could be a broken belt - very easy to fix.

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