Machine doesn't go all the way through the cycle, stops at rinse/spin
Clothes seem to be rinsed but not sure and the clothes are not sopping wet so I think it's rinsing/spinning or at least partially. This happened shortly after the cold water would no longer come out. What is the problem and is it worth fixing?
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It's hard to tell by your description of the problem, but it sounds like it could be the timer If it's not running while in spin mode, or as simple as a belt if it's running and not spinning fast enough.
Is it a new or old machine?
If old, could be a loose drive belt or the tub overloaded. Is there a heavy load or lite load in it?
A loose belt is usually easy to tighten,...but hard to get access to the motor.
I think I have the same type of washing machine as you do. Wash is when all the clothes get agitated or mixed with soap and water (ever look in there when its washing? the water can get pretty gross looking!) So in my washer, the rinse cycle is when all that gross water is drained, and the washer spins while spraying clean water over the clothes to get rid of the dirty water and soap. I think mine does this 5 or 6 times in the cycle. Next is the spin cycle, which is when the washer spins REALLY fast to **** as much water out of the clothes as possible, so that the clothes aren't sopping wet when you put them in the dryer.
It sounds like your mom has a newer washing machine, probably a front load one, and they do seem to keep using clean water, instead of just agitating the clothes in dirty water.
Hi- Depending on the model the drain pump filter may be clogged; sometimes the drain pump impellers get damaged as well and do not pump out the water efficiently. If it seems to be coming up to full spin speed it is likely an issue with the pump. I'd run a Rinse cycle without any clothes in it and see if all the water drains out. The washer will not got up to full spin if it senses that there is too much water in the clothes (too heavy) to prevent damage to the machine. Probably best to get a Tech to come out an look at it. Good luck.
sounds like your transmission is not working properly. check your warranty information. (should be in your owners manual) many of the whirlpool made top loaders came with a 5 year warranty on the transmission/gear case
sounds like water may be going out but no spin in last cycle lean washer back and ck underneath for oil leak on top off transmission is a silver colored disk shaped object this is part of clutch if there appears to be a lot of oil on it good chance there is oil on clutch also causing it not yo spin..also ck to see if basket spins after short pause at end of rinse cycle ..start a rinse cycle at setting on timer with lid shut allow to run undisturbed ..once agitation stops in rinse timer should stop then start motor back up to drain ..there should be another short pause then washer should start spinning if does not pause suspect suspect timer if it does pause but doesn't start spinning suspect transmission..remember allow washer to advance by itself DO NOT RAISE LID TO CK..a small load of clothes will let you know if washer has spun