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Washing machine won't turn on

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  • Carl Schulzetenberg
    Carl Schulzetenberg Nov 18, 2011

    Did you check for power at the outlet?  Any lights or noises?  Model number _____________?

  • Janet Turner Nov 18, 2011

    no problem with the outlet. ran large extension cord from the basement upstairs and plugged it in -- still does not engage

  • Janet Turner Nov 18, 2011

    model number -- two on the side of the machine -- WWA8320G and model (S) WWA8330G

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OK, you have a model with a mechanical timer. Try advancing the timer to the spin portion of the cycle and seeing if it will run there. If yes, problem is most likely with your water fill valve. If no, problem is most likely a timer issue.

Posted on Nov 20, 2011

  • Janet Turner Nov 21, 2011

    Will try this. Have tried advancing to other options but not spin. There was no sound of electric engagement whatsoever. Question: do these machines have fuses?

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Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome. If your washer doesn't drain or spin, you may read and learn what parts may cause this. First, you will want to check your water pump. You need to make sure it is working. Make sure you check the belt on the pump. Make sure it is not broken or loose. Also, make sure your pulley is not stuck in place. Sometimes, they will stick or barely turn at all. If this is the case, you will need to replace it. If the pump, pulley, and belt are working, make sure your motor is working. You should be able to hear it if it is. If it isn't, check your lid switch. The lid switch can cause the motor to not work. It may need adjusted. If not, go ahead and change it. A bad lid switch may cause the washer to not work at all. Now, if your pump is pumping and the washer still won't spin, you will want to check your belt and clutch. Once again, the belt may be broke or loose. Check to make sure your clutch is not worn also. This may be a case of a bad lid switch again as well. You could have a bad drive motor. This is what controls spinning, draining, and agitation. You could have a broken motor coupler. Over time, they will go bad and need replaced. It is possible that your transmission is slipping or damaged. And lastly, you could have a bad basket drive or spin bearing. This is what allows the inner tub to move. If this is the case, you will probably hear loud sounds or loud banging.

Posted on May 11, 2011

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The problem is the pressure switch has failed or the hose is plugged up, has a hole in it. These are usually inexpensive and are very easy to replace. Here is a video this will walk you thru testing and replacing a pressure switch. You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations of your specific model. All parts come with installation instructions. Not all models are available.

Posted on May 20, 2011

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The issue is with the cold water valve that is bad and should be replaced. Before replacing it you can try to swap the connections just to make sure if it is the valve. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

Posted on Jun 15, 2011

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Hi there the lid lock switch is faulty and needs to be replaced - cannot be bypassed unfortunately.

Posted on Jul 15, 2011

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Hi,

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

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

Washing Machine does not Pump or Spin


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

Front Load Washing machine not draining and or not spinning


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