Why does my washer get stuck on rinse?
If the drain control is broken or the drain is clogged, the washing water won’t be able to escape and the washing machine will stall trying to start the rinse cycle. You may be able to clean and readjust your drain control components, or you may have to replace them entirely so they can start functioning again.
Why is my Whirlpool washer stuck on spin cycle?
The lid switch assembly prevents the washer from spinning when the lid is open. If the lid switch assembly fails, the washer will not spin. To determine if the lid switch assembly is defective, use a multimeter to test the lid switch for continuity. If the lid switch does not have continuity, replace it.
Why won’t my washer agitate or spin?
If your washer fills with water but doesn’t agitate, the problem is likely to be a faulty lid switch, a broken belt, or a problem with the motor. (Note: Direct-drive washing machines do not have belts.) Anatomy of a top-loading washing machine.
What causes a front load washer not to spin?
An unbalanced load of laundry is one of the most common causes of an inadequate spin cycle. Sometimes clothing can settle on one side of the drum, throwing off the motion of the washing machine.
How do you know if your washing machine drain pump is broken?
Put your finger into the drain outlet and feel the impellers if the pump freely turns. One or more of them may be broken. If so, you’ll be able to feel them while you’re turning the pump flywheel with your other hand. You also may see broken pieces of plastic in the bottom of the pump housing.
Why would my washer not drain?
There could be a number of reasons why your washing machine won’t drain. Your washer may have a clogged drain hose or the pump may be broken. A broken lid switch or belt could also be the culprit. It may even be something as simple as the the hose being jammed.
Should washer drain pump spin freely?
They could be underneath the impeller, wrapped round the impeller or stuck inside the pump chamber out of sight. In all these cases it should be detectable by trying to turn the impeller with a finger or screwdriver (with the machine unplugged of course!). It should move freely.