Washer does not start, replaced lid switch, and timer still doesn't work. when parts mentioned were replace. washer did start and fill but then stopped.
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I am sorry to hear that you are having problems i will post some information on some more parts that need to be tested ok?
Washing machine is dead, wont start
Obviously the first thing to check is that the socket is supplying
power by plugging another appliance in such as a lamp. It is less likely
to be the socket but you'd be daft not to check it out before calling
an engineer as it does occasionally turn out to be a faulty wall socket.
This is only necessary though if there are no led indicator lights lit
up on your washer as any light that's on shows that the machine is
getting a live and neutral supply from the socket.
The second thing to check is the fuse in the plug. Either put the fuse
into something else and check the appliance still works or try another
fuse that you know to be OK in the washer. Make sure you use a 13 amp
fuse and never by-pass a fuse! If both of those are OK,
then the most common cause for a washing machine that wont start is the
door interlock, particularly if the mains lights on the washing machine
has come on, but nothing works. However, the fault could also be in
wiring to the door interlock or even the door catch not activating it
properly, or the on off switch or the main control module. With some
Indesit and Hotpoint washing machines even an open circuit heater or
motor can cause the entire washing machine to stop working except the
You need to know what you are doing to trace this type of fault so if
it isn't the wall socket or the plug you'd be better getting an engineer
to trace it. Do not work on a live washing machine. Engineers should
use a continuity test meter to trace faults with the washing machine
unplugged and never test with a live washing machine.
Sep 24, 2011 |
Maytag Washing Machines