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Washer Not Spinning

Kenmore Washer Not SpinningIt is frustrating to be left with a wet load of laundry when your washer won't go into the spin cycle. This is a page about Kenmore washer not spinning.

 

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Maytag Washer Error CodesYour washer has stopped working and is flashing a code on the display. This is a page about Maytag washer error codes.

 

A washer full of clothes and water.

Washer Does Not Spin Water Out of ClothesHaving a washer full of wet clothes because it is not spinning all of the water out is frustrating. This is a page about washer does not spin water out of clothes.

 

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Spin Cycle Not Working on WasherIt is truly frustrating to have the spin cycle on your washer quit working, leaving you with a sopping load of laundry. This is a page about spin cycle not working on washer.

 

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Washer Drains But Won't SpinDetermining why your washer will not begin the spin cycle after draining will require some research on your part or a call to a repair service. This is a page about a washer that drains but won't spin.

 

Front Loading Washer

Front Loading Washer Not Spinning?This is a page about a front loading washer not spinning. Troubleshooting a washer that will not go into a spin cycle is not an uncommon event.

 

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Washer Not Spinning ProperlyWhen your washer stops spinning properly, you are often left with a machine full of wet laundry. This is a page about a washer not spinning properly.

 

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GE Washer Drains But Won't Spin?If your washing machine is draining but not spinning, you may need to call a repair person out to fix it. A GE washer that drains but won't spin is a problem you can try to fix on your own but it may be difficult.

 

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Washer Making Noise During Spin CycleThis is a page about washer making noise during spin cycle. Determining the cause of a noise your washer is making during the spin cycle is not always easy.

 

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Clearing a Clogged Washer DrainThis is a page about clearing a clogged washer drain. Washer drains can become clogged, sometimes even with small articles of clothing.

 

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Unlocking the Door on a Maytag Front Load Washer?Front loaders have a locking mechanism to avoid opening the door during a washing cycle but occasionally, this lock will be activated accidentally. This is a page about unlocking the door on a Maytag front load washer.

 

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Washer is Stuck in Spin Cycle?This is a page about washer is stuck in spin cycle. There are so many different problems that can occur with your washer, none of them conveniently timed.

 

Whirlpool Washer

Whirlpool Washer Error Codes?This is a page about Whirlpool washer error codes. If you don't have the manual handy, flashing error codes on your washer, can be frustrating.

 

Kenmore Washer

Kenmore Washer Not Spinning Out All of the Water?Determining the cause of the insufficient spin cycle may be something you can do yourself. If not, it is time to call a repair person. This is a page about a Kenmore washer not spinning out all of the water.

 

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Cold Water Flow Restricted to Washing Machine?This is a page about cold water flow restricted to washing machine. When a washer does not fill up as it should, you may want to check if a water hose is pinched or a screen is clogged before calling a repairman.

 

Washing Machine Won't Start

Washing Machine Won't Start?This is a page about washing machine won't start. You have loaded the washer and added the detergent. However, when you try to start it nothing happens.

 

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Front Loading Washing Machine Tearing Clothes?We own a front loading washing machine that has started tearing our clothing when we do a load, any suggestions why this is happening?

 

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Soap Dispenser on LG Front Loader Stuck Closed?I have an LG Tromm front-load washing machine that's about 5 years old. The soap dispenser drawer is stuck and I can't get it open. I've tried everything, it acts like it's locked somehow.

 

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Kenmore Washer Not Spinning Out All the Water?This is a page about Kenmore washer not spinning out all the water. It is difficult to complete your laundry when the washer no longer spins out all of the water from your clothing.

 

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Repairing a Washer That Won't Drain or Spin?If your washer isn't spinning or draining it will make it impossible to get your clothes clean. Get your washer up and running again so your family can have clean clothes. This is a page about repairing a washer that won't drain or spin.

 

Front Loader Washer

LG Front Loader Washer is Off Balance?This page is about LG loader washer is off balance. Determining why you are having trouble with your washing machine may require a professional.

 

A washing machine in the wash cycle.

Kenmore Washer Stops After Wash Cycle?It's not uncommon for a washer to malfunction and no longer complete one of its cycles. This page offers advice about what to do when a Kenmore washer stops after its wash cycle.

 

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Fabric Softener Dispenser Won't Drain?This is a page about why a fabric softener dispenser won't drain. If the fabric softener dispenser is clogged, it can become filled with water. This can cause foul odors and other issues with the machine.

 

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Maytag Washer Does Not Spin Up to Speed?I have a Maytag washer that seems to have a slow spin cycle. Everything else seems to work fine; the wash and rinse, but it does not spin up to speed just slowly spins.

 

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Front Loader Leaves Black Marks on White Clothes?My front loader washing machine leaves black marks on my white clothes after they have been washed.

 

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Wash Cycle Not Working on WasherIf you are having trouble with your washing machine not working correctly, most parts can be ordered and serviced at home. Contact the manufacturer directly if the machine is still under warranty.

 

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Washing Not Spinning All of the Water Out?I had an old washer that was leaving the clothes still wet. I went out and bought a brand new washer and it's having the same issue. How can I tell if it's my pipes or a weird coincidence that both washers were doing the same thing? We used the same hose and inspected it and it's fine.

 

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Amana Front Load Washer Error Codes?It reads 'ND" and rinse is lit up.

 

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Kenmore Washer Sprays Water After Spinning?My Kenmore washer #11029822801 is spinning, but is spraying water after it's done so the clothes are soaking wet again when it stops. I can stand there and lift the lid at the end of the spin cycle and everything is fine, but don't usually have time to do that. How can I reset it so it doesn't spray the water?

 

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Washing Machine Fills But Won't Wash?This is a page about a washing machine filling with water but not washing. There are numerous things that can go wrong that will prevent your washing machine from advancing in its cycle. Sometimes these repairs can be done yourself or you can call a repair service to do the work.

 

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Kenmore Front Load Washer LeakingIf your front load washer is leaking, the first step in making a repair is to determine the source of the leak. Then you can either make the repairs or call a service company. Hoses and seals are the usual culprits. This is a page about a Kenmore front load washer leaking.

 

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Repairing a Kenmore Washing MachineSome homeowners prefer to make the necessary repairs to their appliances such as washing machines. Once you have determined the potential causes for the problems your machine is having there is a lot of information available in this page and on the internet. You can also check the Kenmore website for help.

 

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Washing Machine Not Spinning During Wash CycleAutomatic washers spin as part of the wash cycle prior to the rinse and spin cycles. If your machine is not spinning there may be an issue with the lid switch. This is a page about washing machine not spinning during wash cycle.

 

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LG Front Load Washer Won't Agitate or Spin?My LG front load washer, model WM0642HW, will not agitate nor spin. During the agitate part of the cycle it makes a slipping sound. During the spin cycle it is making a horrible roar.

 

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Washing Machine Cycle Completes Too Quickly?My washing machine cycle is going way too fast. The whole washing cycle is ready in under 10 minutes. The pump, drain, and motor are working. Is it a timer problem? Or what?

 

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Fixing a Slow Filling WasherIf your washing machine is filling slowly, there is an easy DIY fix. Learn how to repair a slow filling washer in this page.

 

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Washer Only Spins When Empty?Determing the reason for a washer to stop working properly during the spin cycle may be beyond the skills of the typical consumer, at least without some research. This is a page about washer only spins when empty.

 

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Rock Stuck Between Washer Plastic and Tub?There is a rock stuck between the washer plastic and tub. It is a Whirlpool Duet Sport. Is there an easy way to get the rock out? I can see it, but the tub doesn't move to get it out.

 

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GE Front Load Washer Will Not Final Spin?I have A GE front load washer, model number WSSH300G0WW. I can get it to wash, rinse, drain, and tumble (slow spin at the end of cycle), but it will not engage in the final spin. This leaves my clothes soaking wet and I have to hand wring and line dry before putting it into my dryer.

 

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Washer Won't Spin?I have a GE stackable washer and dryer. The unit will fill and agitate. It will not spin or drain. I have installed a new timer and this didn't fix the problem. Please advise.

 

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Washing Machine Not Cleaning Clothes?This is a page about washing machine not cleaning clothes. If your machine is not getting your clothes clean you will need to check your cleaning products and consider having a repair technician take a look at your washer.

 

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Front Load Washer Makes Noise During Final Rinse...This is a page about front load washer makes noise during final rinse cycle. Identifying when and what type of noise your washer is making can help in diagnosing the cause.

 

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Repairing a Washing MachineThis page is about repairing a washing machine. When your clothes washing machine is not working properly, you want to get it fixed as soon as possible. If your warranty is expired, you may still need to call a repair person, or sometimes you can do it yourself.

 

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Washer Displaying Code F51?F51 keep showing up on my washer. What does that mean?

 

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Washing Machine Not Dispensing All Detergent?I have a LG front loader washing machine. Most of the detergent is staying in the machine at the end of the wash. Why would this happen?

 

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Reassembling Washing Machine Rinse Agent...I took my rinse agent assembly apart to clean it, but can not figure out how to reassemble. Does the cone opening go up or down?

 

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Washing Machine Rattles During Spin Cycle?This page is about washing machine rattles during spin cycle. When the washer is removing the excess water it can be noisy.

 

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Washer Stopped Running and Won't Start?I was washing and the washer just stopped before its final spin it made a click noise and now it doesn't turn on. Did I burn out the motor? Can I fix it myself?

 

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Replacing a Tub in a Washing Machine?This is a page about replacing a tub in a washing machine. Depending on your skills level or willingness to be adventurous there are repairs to your appliances that you can do yourself and save money by not calling for a repair person.

 

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Washing Machine Moves During Spin Cycle?This is a page about washing machine moves during spin cycle. Your washing machine should not be moving around the room during the spin cycle.

 

Top Loading Washer

Top Loading Washer Not Draining?This is a page about a top loading washer not draining. Your washer just completed the wash cycle and will not drain.

 

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Maytag Epic Z Access Panel?Where is the access panel on a Maytag Epic Z front loading washer?

 

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Samsung Washer Door Alignment Out?I have a Samsung model WF203ANSXAC front load washer. Some how the door does not close. I have to lift it to engage the door latch.

 

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Washing Machine Cycles Not Working?Not all of my washing cycles work. What can I do?

 

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Kenmore Washer Not Rinsing or Spinning?Our older model Kenmore washer will fill, wash, and then stop. No spinning, no rinsing. Help!

 

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Kenmore Washer Tub Making Noise at End of Spin?I have a Kenmore 800 washer. At the end of spin cycle the drum does not come to a stop it keeps going for 10 seconds and makes a loud noise.

 

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Washer Won't Spin?I have an older top load washing machine. I agitates, fills, and drains, but it won't spin. It sounds like it is spinning, but it doesn't.

 

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F 02 Error Code Kept Flashing on Washer?My second wash load kept flashing F 02. So I rinsed, then spin came on again so I let it drain and spin. Well, the very first thing it said was SUD, that's why I re-rinsed. What should I do?

 

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Whirlpool Washer Fails to Spin Out at Times?I have a Whirlpool washer that does not spin out at times. The water drains and it will go through the cycle, but the tub will not spin and it smells hot. If I turn the agitator and turn it back to the spin cycle it usually works? Any clue as to what may be causing the problem?

 

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Washer Leaking on Floor?I have a Kenmore Elite Washer - mod 110 15942400. I noticed a little bit of water coming out of the bottom. I've read that it might be a clogged filter. Where is the filter? How do I get to it?

 

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Washer Won't Spin?I have a stack washer that works and does everything, but it doesn't work on the spin cycle. What can I do? The washer is a Frigidaire brand.

 

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Washing Machine Won't Spin?I have a GE super capacity plus washing machine that is not going through the final spin, leaving my clothes soaked. Everything else works fine during the rest of the cycle. Please help!

 

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Washer Won't Spin?My washer washes, but the spin cycle doesn't work.

 

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Kenmore Washer Fills But Does Not Agitate or Spin?My washer fills, but then it does nothing. It won't wash and it won't spin the water out; all it does is fill. Can someone help please? Thank you.

 

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Washer Started to Smoke and Stopped Spinning?My washer started to smoke and it stopped spinning; what do I do?

 

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Buying Parts for a Used Washer Without Knowing the Model Number?I bought a used washer, but the model number had been removed. Does anyone know how I can get the serial number or model number so I can find parts for it?

 

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Bosch Model 3200UC Front Load Washer Won't Spin?My wife did laundry and one of the tee-shirts got tangled in a door gasket and the gasket came off. After that, the spin cycle stopped working. Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?

 

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Removing the Fabric Softener Dispenser on a GE Front Loader?How do you take the fabric softener dispenser out of a GE front loader?

 

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Whirlpool Frontload Washer Does Not Dispense Softener or Bleach?The softener and bleach dispensers are not dispensing, these liquids remain in the cups. There are no problems with the scant detergent that I use. That dispenses well. I have been very judicious with use of detergent, bleach, and softener (vinegar only).

 

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Chef Washer Overfills With Water?I have a Chef washing machine. It won't wash, only rinse, the water just continues to run until it overflows. Can anyone help me?

 

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Washer Only Starts Spin Cycle if Drum is Manually Turned?My washer agitates, but when it comes to the spin cycle it is temperamental. It will go ahead and spin if I wiggle the drum just right, but it takes several tries. It seems like there is a short, or something not connecting. Any ideas?

 

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Washer Does Not Agitate or Spin?Why does my Kenmore washer fill with water, but won't do anything else?

 

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Washing Machine Isn't Spinning?All of a sudden my washer won't spin. It sounds like it is but it doesn't revolve. Does this sound like it might be a solenoid?

 

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Fixing a Washer That Won't Spin?In the last spin cycle, my washer made a breaking, grinding plastic noise. I opened lid and after a minute of this noise it stopped spinning and the motor was still running? It agitates, washes clothes, drains water out, but will not spin?

 

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Haire Washer Won't Complete Cycle and Shows Error 1 or 2 Code?I have a Haire brand washing machine, that won't finish its cycle. It keeps stopping every 2 minutes and comes up with error 1 or error 2 code. I am going to check out the pipes to see if there are any blockages. Is there anything else that would cause this?

 

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Inglis Washer Will Not Agitate?I have a Inglis washer. My wife put a load in and came back to see that the washer was still full of water. It didn't wash the clothes. I tried to start it again and again and it would not start. It's not making any noise when I turn it on, but it will full up with water.

 

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Replacing Belt on Maytag Washer?How do you replace the belt and pulley on a Maytag washer Mod#SAV05DAWW?

 

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Washer Makes Loud Noises During Spin Cycle?My LG front load washing machine WD8015C is spinning louder than a jet engine ready to take off. Could it be the belt? It looks OK.

 

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Resetting the Aqua Stop Feature on Bosch Washer?How do I reset the "Aqua Stop" feature on my Bosch clothes washer?

 

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Washer Turning Off and Displaying F 05 Error Code?My washer keeps turning off and reading F 05. What's the issue?

 

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Clothing Dye Stained Washer Drum?I used RIT dye to dye a shirt black and now my washing machine is stained black. How do you I get it out? Please help, my washing machine is only a year old.

 

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Cleaning a Washing Machine Agitator?How do you thoroughly clean the agitator in a washing machine? My agitator just won't fully spin correctly at all, and I'm thinking that it must be badly caked up from detergent and fabric softener.

 

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Inglis Washer Continuously Has Rust on the Tub?I have an Inglis washer; it's 4 years old and I have had the drum replaced 3 times now because of rust around the holes in the drum. This is caused from rust on the other side of the drum which then works its way to the inside of the drum.

 

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Replacing the Door Seal on Front Load Washer?How do I change out the tub/door seal on my Maytag front loading washer?

 

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Frigidaire Front Load Washer Displaying Error Code - Hose Clogged?I have a Frigidaire front load tumbler washer that washes great, but on the rinse cycle the drum will not spin. I get an error message that the hose is clogged, but it's not nor is the drain pipe.

 

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Washer Doesn't Always Spin?My washing machine doesn't always spin the clothes dry. Sometimes it does. When it doesn't, I have to manually turn the agitator to get it to start spinning and then it will work. Is this an easy repair?

 

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Kenmore HE4T Washer Has "Control Locked" Light On?My Kenmore HE4T washing machine has a "control locked" light on and I can't seem to reset. It started with the message SUDS. Any suggestions?

 

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GE Washer Draining Slowly and Displays DR Error Code?My GE portable washer works fine, but drains very slowly and after sometime it stops with "DR" sign while draining. When I pressed start again it starts again from spinning cycle. Kindly advise.

 

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Washer Spins Slowly and Will Not Drain?My washing machine cycles through the wash cycles fine. The spin cycle has stopped working properly. It spins slowly and will not drain. But it will also leak all over the floor sometimes. I tested the switch and it is fine.

 

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Sears Washer Spins But Won't Agitate?My Sears washing machine spins, but won't agitate.

 

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Older Kenmore Washer Does Not Agitate or Spin?My Kenmore washer (probably 15 years old) has suddenly stopped agitating and spinning. It fills with water, sits there without agitating during the wash cycle, pumps the water out, but does not spin. So, the timer is fine and the pump is fine. Any ideas?

 

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Frigidaire Front Load Washer Does Not Complete Spin Cycle?I have a Frigidaire front load washing machine that does not complete its spin cycle. I noticed that the machine stops with 5 minutes left to complete its spin cycle and rings like it has completed the wash. Please help.

 

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Washer Has Something Rattling Outside Drum?My GE front load washer has something rattling around the outside of the drum. It is big enough to stop the drum from turning when I spin it by hand. How do I access the outside of the drum?

 

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Washer Isn't Draining?I recently got a vintage Maytag A408S washer. The machine seems to work well overall, including the suds saver feature. But the rinse water doesn't drain, leaving clothes sopping wet. Also, there's a slow leak from the bottom. Any suggestions for fixing these issues?

 

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Agitator Not Turning in Washer?Middle spinner not turning clothes, can I tighten to make it turn?

 

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Spin Cycle Does Not Remove All the Water?The spin cycle on my washing machine works, but the clothes are still soaked. Why?

 

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Top Load Washer Does Not Agitate?I have a Frigidaire top loading washer that stopped washing after the initial wash when it started to pump the water out. My machine will fill up with water now, but it will not continue to the wash cycle.

 

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Kenmore HE2 Washer Spin Cycle Taking Longer?My Kenmore HE2t is taking longer and longer in the spin cycle. I checked the load balance and it looked normal. I would appreciate feedback on how to fix this.Thanks.

 

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Washer is Dispensing Fabric Softener Too Early?I have an Amana washer, and of lately it hasn't been draining all of the fabric softener during the spin cycle. It is leaving some in the bottom of the drum which the clothes soak up and turn blue.

 

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Front Loader Bangs During Spin Cycle?I have a 5.5 yr old Kenmore front load washer that is banging when it spins. I have checked the shocks and fear it is the bearings. Anyone out there who repairs these things that can give me advise how to fix it?

 

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Maytag Washer Not Working?My Maytag MDB7100 does not work. The power is good to the machine and to the door safety latch. However, the machine does not work and there is no illumination on the door panel.

 

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Washer Will Not Spin a Full Load?My washer only spins on small or medium loads. It is a 2 year old Whirlpool. I had to replace the motor after 1 month, but that warranty is done. Will I have to replace motor again soon?

 

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Kenmore Elite Not Spinning the Water Out?My Kenmore Elite top loader leaves my clothes still wet. How can I fix this?

 

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Top Load GE Washer Won't Spin?I have a GE washer and it won't spin water out at the end of the wash cycle. The model number is whdsr209.

 

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Maytag Front Load Washer Error Codes?My washer won't quit draining. It showed codes F03 E01 then all lights on the panel went off and it is still draining. I have unplugged it and when I plug it back in shows same codes and keeps draining. The door is locked. Any ideas how to fix or at least quit draining and unlock?

 

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Small Pieces of Rubber Found in Maytag A9400 Washing Machine?My Maytag top loading washing machine leaves small pieces of rubber in the tub after the washer has finished spinning and the washing is done. It leaves a very small amount of rubber no matter what I am washing. What is the reason for the rubber and what do I need to do to correct this problem? The washing machine does not make any unusual noises or behave in an abnormal way.

 

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GE Washer Won't Stop Agitating?I have a GE washer, model # gtwsn3000m1ws. It will not stop agitation when the cycle is done. I replaced the timer and that solved the problem for about 2 weeks then it started acting up again. The only way to stop the agitator is to raise the lid.

 

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Whirlpool Top Load Washer Not Spinning Water Out?I have a top load Whirlpool washer gsw9650lw0. I have changed the transmission, clutch, the pump, and the coupler on this washer. When I changed it, it was working fine, but a month later it is not spinning the water out anymore. Is there something I am missing? Or people are loading it too full?

 

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