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Washer will not go into spin cycle .Performs all other functions fine

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  • cllaw Nov 08, 2010

    The washer in question is a front load washer. The wiring diagrams for the newer appliances leaves a lot to be desired.Is it possible that door lock auxilary switch could cause this problem.
    Thanks Cliff Law

  • cllaw Nov 11, 2010

    I was able to figure this out a couple of days ago .As it turns out it was the Door lock auxiliary switch.
    Thanks

  • cllaw Nov 11, 2010

    Iwas able to resolve the problem the day after submitting same to you folks.I metered out the Door lock auxiliary switch and found it was not making contact.

    Thanks Cilff




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Hi

The washer not going into spin cycle is due to a faulty Door lock switch/assembly. When the washer is not able to receive a signal that door is locked, it doesn't enter the Spin mode. If the door switch is faulty or if the door switch the wiring is bad the washer will not enter the spin mode. To resolve this issue you'll need to check the door switch wiring. In case wiring seems to be fine you'll need to replace the door lock switch/assembly. Hope this helps... Please post back with make & model# of your washer if you need more information.
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You did not mention the type washer you are having the concern with.. If it is a Top load washer their is a 99% chance that it has a bad lid switch which is easy to replace, If you have a FRONT LOAD WASHER you have a issue with the motor control board which will require more diagnostics to prevent you from buying parts that are not needed... Hope this Helps

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