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My washer works but it will not work in the spin cycle

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Every washing machine, top or front loader, has a safety feature that disables the spin functions and that is the lid switch/lock for top loaders and door switch/lock assembly for front loaders. This is to prevent injury when the lid/door is opened during a high speed spin. Check lid/door switch harness and connections. Replace lid/door switch assembly if no issue found with the harness and connections.

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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SOURCE: GE Washer spin cycle not working

If your washer pumps out the water but doesn't spin, check these:

  • The lid switch may be defective. If it is, the washing machine doesn't spin. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.

  • The motor coupler may be broken. Many Whirlpool®-manufactured washers use a small, relatively inexpensive motor coupling. It's plastic and rubber and is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. You may need to replace it.

  • A belt may be broken. Many washing machines have one or two belts. If a belt is broken or badly worn, you need to replace it with a genuine belt from the manufacturer. (Some washing machine belts are designed with special characteristics not found in automotive belts.)

  • The clutch may be worn. If your washer is a GE, it may use a clutch to come up to the proper spin speed. As the clutch wears out, it may prevent the unit from spinning well or at all. If the clutch is worn, you need to replace it. For this job, you probably want to hire a qualified appliance repair technician.

  • The drive motor may be defective. Many washer brands use a reversing motor. For agitation the motor runs in one direction, for spinning and draining, the other. It's possible for a motor to burn out in one direction and continue to operate in the other. If this happens, you need to replace the entire motor.

  • The transmission may not be shifting properly. Older washers produced by Whirlpool® have a transmission with an electro-mechanical shifter. If the shifter becomes even partially defective, the unit may drain the water but not spin. This is a complex system, if your washer has a shifter problem, you may want to hire a qualified appliance repair technician to repair it.

  • The spin bearing or basket drive may be worn or seized. These components allow the inner tub to spin freely inside the outer tub. When this is the problem, you usually hear a loud sound during the spin cycle. Call a qualified appliance repair technician.

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Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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SOURCE: roper(whirlpool) washer will not spin

check the tub casting under the agitator or it the gearcase

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag LAT9706AAM Washer - Spin Cycle problems

If the timer is advancing but won't spin out, it is possible that the spin contacts inside the timer are faulty. A technician will normally isolate and confirm this diagnosis witth a special power cord hookup to the motor. From the way you describe your complaint, I feel that a timer would correct your problem.

Hope this advice is helpful!

Posted on May 27, 2008

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SOURCE: spin cycle not working

I had a similar problem with my GE front load washer. The drum would go back and forth in the beginning of the cycle to check the weight of the clothes and then nothing. The clock would count down the cycles, water would fill up and then drain out on the rinse cycles but the drum would not spin or agitate. Problem turned out to be the soap. My wife switched liquid soap brands to a more concentrated "HE" type. These units check the turbitity of the water in the beginning of the cycle but too much soap messes the computer up and it gets confused and doesn't know what to do. These machines are supposes to use less soap than conventional units - especially here in the Northwest where the water is soft. Run your unit a couple of times without clothes and soap to clear it out of soap deposits - then use less soap. hopefully that helps. Also do not run small loads. Medium to large loads are better and keep the weights of the loads even (run just all jeans or T-shirts - do not mix together.)

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Final Spin Cycle Not Working

I unclogged the pump, it was really easy, and it fixed my problem (I have no mechanical know how)! let me explain how I did it!  I have the Frigidaire Front loader for two years, it was acting funny, wouldn't spin, wouldn't drain. My solution was quick and simple, per a solution already mentioned on this site.  In short, The rubber drain was clogged.  There were two cotton breast pads, that must have been in there for months.  Recently my washing machine would not drain, and therefore wouldn't even think about spinning fast.  To unclog, first take off the front bottom panel.  (There are two tight screws on the front bottom, next to the floor, I had to use a powerdrill to remove them, and tilt the machine against the wall to get to them).  Next, there was a black rubber accordian on the front right, where the water drains.  (remeber to unplug your washing machine, to avoid any shock or such!)  I simply unscrewed the big metal ring, (I think it's called a gasket). After unscrewing the metal ring, I could easily pull the rubber accordian down 2 inches, stick my hand in it, and pull out debris.  I pulled out debris for about 5 minutes, and was so excited because I knew my washer would work great again.  I simply put the rubber accordian part back on the lip, screwed the ring piece pretty tight. I used a towel to absorb a small amount of water, that got inside the washing machine.  Now, it is spinning a million miles per hour again.  I will put the rectangular bottom front panel back on in a few days, I just want to double check, there is no leak, which there is no reason to suspect, as removing and putting the metal ring back on was easy!.

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

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