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When selecting Regular Heavy, Normal or Light Wash, the On light goes on however; the doorlock light doesn't go ON. The washer begins to cycle by filling the washer with water only for a few seconds and then stops to begin the next cyle which sounds like the aggitation cycle which continues to stop and start. After a couple of minutes of repeating the On light goes out and the doorlock light comes On for a minute or two and also goes Out... The machine acts as it does when it completes the total wash cycles.... .

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take the lid off attached to the inlet valve to the dispenserr you will see a little white mechanisim in line with them. this is called your flowmeter take it off and blow through it is should sound like a cazoo. put it back on and try to do a wash cycle. if this doesn't help you need a new flowmeter. also if you take the kick panel off you will find the tech sheet to help you diagnose this problem. Always first check your hoses if you have flood hoses get rid of them next get a bucket and see if water is comeing out of the hoses next check you inlet valve screens see if there is sand in them if there is clean them.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Top loading washer that won't aggitate, or rinse.

without knowing more details, and considering it's age , my guess is that you have a disconnection (or a loose wire) to the solenoids under the tub. these solenoids activate the clutch system that pulls it into agitate and spin modes. it might be the solenoids, but rarely do both go out at the same time. it might be the timer contacts or connections behind the control panel. or, it might be the timer its self.
try unplugging the unit and check all the connections.
hope this helps jay

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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SOURCE: washer fills with water, but before it begins to

drain hose is siphoning. pull most of it out of the drain and secure with tie strap.

Posted on Jan 18, 2010

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