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We have a Gibson GWT645RHSO washing machine that doesn't drain and makes a racket when it spins. If there are any clothes in it at all it doesn't drain. If we run it empty it drains sometimes.

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Remove the cover and check the pump to assure you dont have anything blocking the inlet or outlet lines also when you remove the lines make sure that the impellar which is the piece inside the pump is spinning properly. lastly you can also check your pressure switch disconnect the line going to the pressure switch and blow air into the switch with your mouth you should here like a slight poping sound if it is working properly.please remember to rank this opinion if it helped in your appliance situation and if i can aswer anything further message me back have a great day
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Washer will not spin at all no code . will drain and tumble back and forth,when it comes time to spin it turns off.


A washing machine is basically a big tub that repeatedly fills with water and then drains, spins to wring clothes dry, and has a device for stirring things up-- either an agitator in the middle of a top-load machine or a rolling drum in the case of a front-loader.
The four cycles that every washer performs are fill, wash, drain, and spin. Though these functions are pretty basic, a number of things can go wrong with them.
There are a number of problems that you can fix quite simply; some issues, however, are better left in the hands of an appliance repairperson.Problems that commonly occur with a clothes washer are discussed in depth below.If your washer doesn't run, be sure it's plugged in and that the receptacle works (the circuit hasn't overloaded). Before working on the washing machine, be sure to unplug it.
To prevent problems, follow good maintenance procedures. Use the right amount of detergent for your washer and your water hardness, make sure the machine is level, and don't overload it for the cycle chosen.

Washing Machine Does Not Fill
If the washer doesn't fill, the water inlet screens may be blocked. Clean or replace them. (Check your owner's manual for the location of the screens; they're often located at one end of the supply hoses, or you may have to remove a panel to access them.) Other reasons for not filling may be that either the timer or temperature selector is broken--both of these are repairs for an appliance repairperson.

Washer Does Not Spin
If your washer doesn't spin, check to see if the clothes have jammed or are unbalanced in the drum before calling a repairperson. Unbalanced clothes will also cause a w
asher to shudder or "walk." If straightening out the load doesn't stop the washer from shaking, look at the feet underneath and be sure they are properly adjusted to keep the washer sitting level on the floor (you just turn them to move them up or down).
Clothes Are Wet After Spin Cycle
If your clothes remain wet after your washer's spin cycle, perform the following diagnostics:
1) Lift the lid during the spin cycle. If the tub is not spinning, you may have a damaged motor coupler. Call a repairperson to replace this part.
2) If the tub is spinning, recheck the load to make sure it is balanced. If you are certain the load is balanced but your clothes are still wet, you may need to call a repairperson to replace a damaged motor pulley, tub bearing, belt, or clutch.

3) You can also follow the troubleshooting steps outlined in "Washing Machine Doesn't Drain." You may have a problem with your drain hose or pump.

Oct 27, 2011 | Washing Machines

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All the water does not spin out of the clothes & at times it doesn't even seem like it is spinning


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Problems with a washing machine not spinning or not draining are often interrelated..

If you are having a problem with your top load washer then check out thistip...

Washing Machine does not Pump or Spin


If you are having problems with your front load washing machine then checkoutthis tip...

Front Load Washing machine not draining and or not spinning


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Jun 07, 2011 | Whirlpool LSR6334LQ Top Load Washer

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Spins but laundry is still dripping wet


This happens to me sometimes. My washing machine doesn't drain right into the drain, I have a pipe coming out of the back of the machine that I have to hook into the kitchen sink myself to let the water drain out. My washing machine was still full and I realized that it was because my sink was a little blocked and so it was draining too slowly and leaving water in the machine. If there was too much water, it would sometimes help to put the machine on again or put it on a drain cycle. My machine doesn't have a spin cycle so it will just give your clothes an extra spin so I couldn't do that and my clothes would still come out dripping wet. I advise that you give them another spin before you take them out if possible! xxThe fact that the washing machine is spinning but not drying clothes shows that there is some problem with the outlet of water. The water outlet is blocked. You can check for the blockage yourself. Normally threads or other waste accumulate in the water outlet, and if possible you can remove it yourself. Otherwise call your washing machine's customer services center and ask them to send a repair man

May 01, 2011 | Smeg Washing Machines

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I have a kenmore 80 series and its not spinning out the water.


does it drain out the water and spin but the clothes are still wet or is it not draining or spinning?set the timer to spin,open the lid and stick a screw driver into the lid switch hole and see if it spins and drains,also if it doesn't push down and let the switch up,or close the lid down and open it a little do this a few times,you should hear the switch make a clicking sound,if it doesn't click you have a bad lid switch.if the machine is draining and spinning but the clothes are wet,do the same thing with the lid switch and watch it spin with the lid open,is it spinning fast,if not you have a bad transmission and it's not spinning fast enough to remove the water out of the clothes or you could have a kink in the drain hose or something in the pump and it's not draining all the way.let me know what you find and send the model number off of the washer,the number should start with like 110.

Apr 14, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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Doesn 't spin


Hi just read your posting.Just a couple of questions.Does your machine drain the water out?Does the machine beep and show an error code in lights?Please reply with additional information and I am sure I can help you rectify this fault.

Jul 20, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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I have a GE Model WJRE5500g0WW washing machine. It is two years old, purchased new. After the clothes had spun dry, water was observed on floor. Drain tube checked and okay, not plugged up. Before I open...


Normally water on the floor can be from a few places. Mostly a faulty drain pump: possibly a tear in one of the pipes: rust in the drum: possibly water in the centre which comes from the bearings.(if the machine makes a racket when spinning, then i would look at the spin bearing collum). even concider drain pipe at outlet not running out onto floor. Either tilt washer back about 45 deg. to look underneath or possibly remove panel to allow a visual of the motor and components. See if you can pick up any indecationof water having run down from a particular spot. If so rectify. Hope it helped. .Ge washers not farmiliar to me but most problems are similar.

Sep 17, 2009 | GE WJSR2070B Top Load Washer

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WASHING MACHINE WORKS UP TO DRAIN/SPIN CYCLE AND STOPS


Hi, this is just a faulty timer control module. you will need to replace this failed control device asap. you can purchase it on line if you choose below by clicking on the link provided.

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May 25, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Machine does not spin, it only makes a horrible racketing noise


Sound like you have a busted coupler .It is located between the motor and trany.Cheak inbetween .hope i helped.:)

May 18, 2009 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer

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Top load whirpool washer does not spin


If it spins with no clothes in it you have a bad clutch. If it makes a huge racket with no clothes, its a transmission. It is most likely your spin clutch.

Nov 18, 2008 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Fixn my GE washer spin cycle


It sounds like it could be the lid switch, check to make sure the lid switch is clicking when you close the lid.

Jun 27, 2008 | GE WHRE5260E Top Load Washer

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