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LG WF1801TP no spin + noise

Hi, I may have 2 unrelated problems or just one: 1) Washmachine started to be come noisey. I believe is the draining pump. 2) Washmachine agitates but will not spin. I hear a vibrating noise when it is in spin cycle (draining pump?). I do not see the belt spinning when the machine is in spin mode. I do not receive errors saying the lid is open (not being able to find a lid switch is really bugging me, trust me I am a little handy). Wash, drain, fill: all seem to be working. Does anyone know of an online service manual or have a solution that does not require special tools (tell me about special tool repairs too). thanks, Stuntman

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  • forrest forrest Jul 04, 2007

    Go dmkarr!!!

    I wrecked my upper back on the same weekend mine stopped working so I have not had a chance to look at it yet. Keep me posted, thanks in advance!

    stuntman

  • forrest forrest Jul 04, 2007

    Go dmkarr!!!

    I wrecked my upper back on the same weekend mine stopped working so I have not had a chance to look at it yet. Keep me posted, thanks in advance!

    stuntman

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I've had a similar problem on a few occasions with this model of washing machine. The first time I had a repairman come out and he found a dime in this little black box which connects to the drain hose at the bottom of the machine. I watched him fix it the first time and have had to do it a few times after myself. Both times it was a dime that had slipped through and caused an enormous racket when the machine tried to go into spin mode.

Posted on Sep 24, 2007

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I have the same problem with my LG top loading washer. I removed the belt and let it spin again, the motor worked well . So i figure that the problem must be mechanical, maybe the leaver that is suppose to engage the tub for spinning is not engaging. If I had a manual maybe i could fix it , but for now I know where the problem is and have to check with service tech.

Posted on Jul 24, 2007

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Hey i am having the same exact problem with my kenmore. i had to replace my spin solinoid(its a capacitor), but i dont think it is the only thing...unsure. I will tinker with it again this afternoon...

Posted on Jul 03, 2007

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