20 Most Recent Amana NFW7200TW 3.5 Cu. Ft. Front Load Washer Questions & Answers


I had the same problem, not sure it was your pump, load it with a bucket of hot water and some bleach, turn it on and let it run through a short cycle, the hot water and bleach can clean the sensor and the screen in the bottom going down to the pump, did water drain out when you took the lines loose, if it did its a good sign, most people dont realize you use only a quarter or less cup of soap in this washer, it will get the sensor water sensor dirty and the washer thinks it has water when it doesnt, the pump cant drain cause there is no water, . try the hot water trick, rmember use a bucket and as hot a water as you can, probably hair sudds and who know what is blocking the sensor, mine was hair, from my little girl, Matt

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Sep 26, 2020


pump is not getting power from the program board
call a technician to diagnose the problem and get a quote

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Jul 28, 2016


The design of this washer has the tub (outer container) in two half's that clip/bolt together. It is likely that the seal that seals the two half's has failed. You need to confirm that this is the source of the leak. Others have reported as you the same condition and have confirmed that this seal will leak.

The red arrow points to part number 10 seal.

It you can confirm by observing the source of the leak that it is the seal the part is available and this can be repaired!! The repair is not for the faint of heart and requires lots of experience and finesse.

If you cannot confirm that the tub seal is leaking then check the front door seal. The front door seal is not as difficult to replace and there are many videos showing the replacement. Your observation that the leak continues is an indication that the residual water in the tub is slowly leaking. If the washer has frozen then it is possible that it might have been related to the leak. I expect that the load size is not the root cause.

Check you owners warrantee this leak may be covered by an extended manufactures warrantee.

You might live with the situation for a little while finding a tray to catch the water. Others have reported mold forming on the tub.

If you are not strong of heart to tackle DIY, but fat in wallet you may seek to get a repair estimate. Compare the repair cost with a replacement machine.
26039797-cmpppu1nchs2wy552ovfnv1h-5-0.jpg The following video makes the replacement seem so easy!
Washer Tub Seal Replacement Frigidaire Front Load Washing Machine Repair...

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Jan 05, 2016


make sure it a drain pump, they same will fit Samsung ,amana and Maytag, make sure it not just stopped up remove it and look at the impellers, i put one in to find out it was the water sensor was soaped up and telling the washer it was full when it was empty and i would get a nd on the front , no drain,Matt, need the answer to fix that let me know.

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Jul 07, 2015


this is possible, youll need a kit that sets on top of the washer,check back where you bought the washer and dryer, they make a washer and dryer combo thats one peice, they are smaller however

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Jul 07, 2015


the ND stands for no drain, it means the machine will not drain the water, and its saying something wrong with the pump, not necessarily. , if you can open the door and remove the cloths do so, then use a 5 gallon bucket of hot water and bleach and poor it in the door, if its already full of water it may not open, drain out all you can with a cup or can before filling it with hot water, try to go to a wash cycle, important the sensor in the machine may be coated with soap and by doing this it will clean it,run it a while to use a few cycles then try to spin and drain, it should straighten up, only use about a half inch of soap, in the washer most people use a half cup or whole and its to much, the sensor thinks it full of water, but there is no water to drain therefore, no drain, you can also remove two screws from the back panel and you will see the pump, it could be clogged with a dime or quarter, taking this hose or hoses loose will let the water out and on the floor, unplug first,you can remove the pump easily and check it three screws two hoses and its off, make sure its unplugged,Matt

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Jul 07, 2015


use a multi meter and check ur water pressure switch? that is what sends the machine the message to start wash cycle?
You can test it with a meter and with a manual test? ( first locate it in the panel, it has a plastic clear tube hose going into it, remove that tube from its connection, now put another small tube or hose into the slot where it was and have the machine set to wash cycle with water in it. Blow into the other end of the tube.
If the machine starts to wash. the pressure switch is more than likely good
( No wash- then THE DIAPHRAGM IS BAD AND SWITCH HAS TO BE REPLACED) another test u can do is Remove the hose and submerge in water. Seal one end and blow air into the other end and look for bubbles. Check for an obstruction in the hose as well.
Or take the original hose tube and plug one end and blow into it AT the other end, it should be hard and have pressure, if it is easy to blow and u dont feel any pressure and it feels like the air is going out ?
Sometimes they get busted open or a pin hole and release air causing the water switch diaphragm to not open.


Another test u can make with a multi meter is by testing the prongs individually.
# 15,16,17 (don't worry to much bout the numbers IF U GET THEM WRONG) place ur meter prongs on both out side prongs or connectors of the switch.
(where the wire plugs into) take note of weather it shows OHMS or infinity ( open or close circuit) ? Now place the meter on the left outside and the middle prong, take note agin what it shows. Now place meter prong on the right outside and the middle prong. Agin take note what reading u get. ( you should actually get a reading of infinity in 1 and a reading of continuity or ohms in the other 2? Now the tricky part. Agin place a small tube or hose into the switch and blow into it, using the meter do the same test agin on all prongs. But now keep the pressure on the switch when u blow into it, in other words use ur tongue on one end of tube to not allow air to escape. When u test it agin now one of the prongs that once read infinity should now show continuity or ohms, and 1 of the other prongs that read ohms should now read infinity or open.
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Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Jul 06, 2015


have you tried unplugging and resetting the computer, it seams hung in the last cycle, can you open the door and remove all inside, reset it again and try it, the washer sounds like it has water in it and needs to drain first,if it is full of water you have to drain it, by moving it and taken the drain hose off the pump,if that's the case i recommend flushing the inside with hot water and some bleach right through the front door or reservoir on top,after you get it emptied, the water sensor may be full of soap, by the way the soap your putting in this machine should only be about a 6th of a cup, I know it sound crazy but a half or a 3rd is to much, for the sensors, try this an get back to me,Matt

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Jul 05, 2015


Yes of course it may simply be a balnce problem, the legs need to be re adjusted. I use a level to check the balance. adjusting each leg accordingly, another thing it might be is that the counter weights balance rods are needing replacing or re greasing with lithium bases greased

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Apr 13, 2015


No agitation or spin? try these:

Motor Coupling If the washer won't spin or agitate the motor coupling might have failed. The motor coupling connects the motor to the washer transmission. It is designed to fail if the washer is overloaded in order to protect both the motor and
Drive Belt If the washer won't spin or agitate, check the drive belt. If the belt is broken or if it isn't tight on the pulleys the washer won't spin or agitate properly.

Drive Motor If the washer won't spin or agitate the drive motor might be defective. This is not common. Check all of the other related parts to this symptom before replacing the motor. If the motor is visibly burned out or physically damaged, replace it.

Stator Assembly If the washer won't spin or agitate the stator assembly might be burned out. The stator is essentially one half of a motor, it interacts with the tub by creating a strong electro-magnet. If the stator burns out the washer won't spin or agitate. Check the stator for continuity. This part is often misdiagnosed.

Transmission or clutch assembly not engaging due to going out or slipping.


Door or Lid Latch Assembly If the washer won't spin or agitate the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly If the washer won't spin or agitate the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Motor Control Board If the washer won't spin or agitate the motor control board might be defective. The motor control board provides power to the motor as well as direction and force. If the motor control board is defective the washer may not work at all or function properly.

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Apr 11, 2015


Something is clogging the drain or stopping the pump. I don't know what you have for tools but , I can sent a manual if you contact me, unfortunate I need a email to send it to.

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Mar 16, 2015


if the water valve is bad it will hum and no water will enter the washer,first thing is to see if it's a problem with the houseicon1.png water valve or the washer valve,shut off the water supply,reomve the water hoses from the back of washer,mark the hoses so they go back on the same way,stick the hoses into the washer or a bucket and turn the water on,if water comes out of hoses then you know the problem is just the washer,check the valve,look at the screens where the hoses connect to the valve,usually sediment gets in there and the valve on the washer has to be replaced,on some the screens can be removed and cleaned,also you say you have trouble with the lock,what's humming is it the lock or the valve,if you turn it to drain and spin will it run?you could have a bad door switch,if door doesn't latch washer won't run but most likely bad water valve

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Feb 01, 2015


you probably used too much detergent or the wrong type. These new front loaders take no-suds detergent, a shot glass half full worth. The suds get in the water level tube and the level sensor and everywhere else, and cause mayhem. Run some loads with no detergent at all to try to clean the suds out. If the thing works like it should sometimes, it's a cheap fix. The brain power to find a problem and fix it for good, not so cheap. Water Level Switch 25315479-zejmo41uy3tce5x43qikgza0-5-0.jpg

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Dec 10, 2014


easy take back panel off two screws, pump is in back on floor, three screws, youll have to take two hoses loose and unplug the pump, hses have spring clamps on them esay to take loose with pliers, washer need to be empty, or youll have water coming at you when you take off hoses, unless your outside, i did mine in 30 min flat, but im a elec tech so ive done these things before,Matt

Amana NFW7200TW... | Answered on Dec 10, 2014

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