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The selector for the spin cycle intermittently does not work

I pull and push back in the button that controls the sipn cycle ,rinse, etc. several times before it works & then it stops (is this considered a timer)?

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Yes. It is a timer. A lot of time though, the washer stop because the lid control switch is open. I means the washer has a sensor to stop when the lid is open or when the spin go widely unbalanced. Sometimes this sensor is too sensitive to vibration and stop the machine. The switch is in the back just behind the timer.

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