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Machine stops at beginning of fill cycle as if unbalanced and same during last rinse cycle

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  • twilliams689 Jan 03, 2011

    It is out of balance.

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It sounds like the problem is in the water fill valves particularly the cold water proportional valve. The fault code is displayed as a binary code through the Wash Progress LEDs. Indicate the fault code to determine what and where the problem is for the appropriate advice to address it. You don't have to accept or rate this solution in order to post comments or information. But accepting a solution will not stop you from communicating with the expert. You can still communicate with the expert as long as you need assistance regarding the issue stated herein.

The cold water proportional valve fault is displayed as fault code 49 with the 3rd, 4th, and 8th from left Wash Progress LEDs lit or flashing.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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    Jahn27 Jan 03, 2011

    The out of balance switch is tripped or open if the machine thinks it's out of balance prior to starting. Lift the machine top cover then locate the out of balance switch at the rear right corner of the cabinet. Disconnect the wires and tape them together then start then reconnect power to the machine and start it. The out of balance switch is indeed the problem if the machine starts perfectly with the switch bypassed. Simply replace the switch to address the issue.

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