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My washing machine is not spinning properly. as it is filling up sometimes it will spin as it use to but then it stops and it will continously beep and 4 lights will stay on on the control panel.

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Hello billy , spin problems can be caused by the module board this controls the motor speed . but if it's not draining properly this can cause spin problems also some machine have load sensors if you have unbalanced load this can make the machine to not spin properly also sticking brushes on the motor can cause problems test the machine with out any clothes in the are a few possibilitys hope it helps

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France

It could be that the whole machine is out of balance. Here are my (pre-typed!) guidance notes on ensuring it is balanced ;-0)
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It is necessary to ensure absolutely that the machine, even when empty, has all 4 feet very firmly on the floor, and I mean firmly ;-0)

Doesn't matter whether it is empty or not but switch it off then-
very firmly push one front corner diagonally into the centre of the machine (sorry about my UK spelling!) and see if the machine moves or rocks AT ALL, even the slightest. If it does you will need the open-ended spanner which came with the (new) machine........which of course went missing a long time ago?!! An adjustable spanner will suffice.
Adjust the foot under that corner downwards until it is very firmly- almost pushing- against the floor but not so far that the corner lifts up!
If this corner did not rock do the same to the other.
Once you cannot rock the machine the slightest little bit, screw the locking nuts up tight to the underside of the machine so that they will not move. Ideally the rear feet should also be locked.

If this has not cured the problem it is possible that the internal drum suspension is malfunctioning.

Good luck,

John C

Posted on Mar 12, 2011

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