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The machine won't go to wash cycle. It filled with water and now won't start wash cycle. Turned knob to spin and other cycles, but acts like no power. There is power to it from the plug. What is the problem?

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Thanks for using FixYa. If the cycle doesn't complete/advance, then the first thing that should be checked is the Timer. Timers don't often fail, but if every other part of the dishwasher seems to be working properly and the timer knob seems to be stuck in one place--doing one function continuously--the timer may be at fault. Timers can't be repaired, if yours is defective, replace it. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Rylee

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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SOURCE: maytag washer won't fill or agitate; only spins on cycle

sounds like you have a blown fuse. I dont have a schematic so I dont kno where you have to look to find it

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: amana washer only works on delicate cycle

Open the control panel. Unplug the timer and then plug it back in good and firm.
If it does not work correctly after that,
Replace your timer.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Washing machine will not complete spin cycle

OK, what you are experiencing is a timer mechanism fault. the timer motor is malfunctioning. anytime you have to manually advance the timer knob, this will signal a fault within the control mech. this is easily fixed by, replacing the timer control module. i will place a link to the actual part needed to fix this issue. you can also purchase this timer on line at this site if you wish.

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Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: cycle will not advance

ok turn off unit at power switch, turn knob to drain and spin, and turn back on that will reset its programming and force it to do the drain and spin cycle also check the drainage hose to ensure it's not kinked or clogged. If it's clear and in good shape

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore washing machine model 110 wash cycle stops

DOES IT DO THIS ON EVERY WASH OR SOMETIMES? IF SOMETIMES, CHECK LID SWITCH( THERE'S A LITTLE HOLE WHEN YOU OPEN THE LID, ON THE LID SHOULD HAVE A LITTLE PLASTIC PIECE THAT GOES IN THAT HOLE. THE SWITCH IS UNDER, INSIDE THAT HOLE. YOU CAN GET A PEN OR KEY TO SEE IF IT'S BROKEN.)
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Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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