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The two issue that keep a washer from spinning are the lid switch, if it has failed the machine won't spin, Or the pump is plugged and the machine won't allow it to spin till cleared. Can you give me any more info on this?

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My Defy DAW 365 washing machine goes through the whole washing cycle but it just won't spin. It does drain between the washing cycles.


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Wt you mean by spin in washing machine



its a separate cycle all by itself.
Say U hand wash something in a sink and instead of wringing it out by hand U can put it in the washer and press this SPIN cycle.
So U can also use it to spin more water out of your garments after the regular wash and spin cycle.

Slower spin speeds mean -

  • Cheaper washing machines
  • Quieter washing machines
  • More stable washing machines
  • Longer lasting washing machines because there's less wear and tear on the bearings, motor, carbon brushes, suspension etc.*
  • Gentler on laundry
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My washer washes until it gets to the spin cycle and then it will not spin. it appears the lid no longer locks. don't know if this is the problem or something else.


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Problems with a washing machine not spinning or not draining are often inter related..

If you are having a problem with your top load washer then check out this tip...

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If you are having problems with your front load washing machine then checkout this tip...

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