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I have a Frigidaire ATF7000EG0 that does not spin. Will run full cycle but clothes end up soggy. Seems to drain water just not do final spin. Please help.

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa

It sounds like (based on your initial description) the unit is detecting an incomplete drain or an unlocked door, hence the control will not initiate a hi-speed spin.

I know most folks will rule out the lock initially because the unit does indeed "lock", however, the lock on these machines are a two part device, a set of contacts to lock and a secondary contact to activate hi-speed spin, It may simply only manifest intermittently.
this is the latch/lock assy, i.e.

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If it does indeed drain fine as you posted, then here's the next place I'd direct you to investigate.

**Unplug the unit from the wall first...safety first**


If these things can be ruled out, then it is quite likely the door switch, so here's how to change/access the latch assembly...

**The door latch is likely the single most common fault (which prevent's any spin, and consequently drenching wet clothing at the end of the cycle) with the frigidaire/electrolux built washer's, ASIDE FROM PUMPS BEING OBSTRUCTED.**

You should be able to purchase one at most local brick & mortar stores or on-line part's depot's such as "searspartsdirect.com" "repairclininc.com" to name a couple. They usually sell for about $50 or so, part # 1531974 ( # at repairclinic.com ) and are relatively easy to replace. It should resemble the image here...

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As for replacing said switch, There are a couple ways to access it, through the top and squeezing your arm down the front or the way I prefer, remove the front bellows spring/retainer.

1) **UNPLUG THE WASHER FROM THE WALL OR TURN OFF THE BREAKER.**

2) Remove the spring, get it started where the spring is located with a small screwdriver. Once you`ve got the spring/retainer off ( it comes off and on pretty easy by hand ) pull the gasket/bellows back away from the cabinet.

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3) Undo the two screws holding the switch to the cabinet, pull the switch out ( there is jI have a Frigidaire ATF7000EG0 that does not spin. - 46e20c7.jpgslack in the wires so don`t pull I have a Frigidaire ATF7000EG0 that does not spin. - 95f0559.jpgand swap the wires from the old assembly to the new one and you`re in business.

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4) To put it back together, just reverse the removal procedure. The trickiest part is the retainer. Rap the retainer around the boot leaving the spring for the last...and make sure the spring is located at the 6 o`clock position...usually. Just wherever it was initially.

Let me know if you need further assistance going forward or if my instructions are not clear and I'll try and help in any manner I can. If this does indeed resolve the problem please take a moment to write a brief testimony and a favourable rating is also appreciated.

Thank's again for visiting FixYa today. Good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Posted on Mar 31, 2011

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