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No spin cycle

Spin cycle is not functioning, all other functions including tumble in either direction are working fine... not sure if this is a motor problem or something in the circuitry mine is a front load model FTF2140ES3.i did the test everything works fine but the spin cycle, after i finish doing the test it keeps flashing the lights for code E43 which is change the control board

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  • Anonymous Jun 18, 2008

    hey premm i dismount the motor to change the brushes but there is no way to get to the brushes . thank you anyway. any other advice ?

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Have same machine with same error code. Change the door switch , and not the controlboard. Fixed ours for $45 and in 15 minutes.

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Before you try changing the control board, try changing the brushes of your motor.

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  • prem mathew Jun 18, 2008

    Likely you hv to dismount the motor; before that google 'how to change motor brushes'; there is even a video......it is important & useful.

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