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Not moving or spinning
hello check the belt first it might have come of or snaped if ok check the door interlock if this ok then cause could be the brushes on the motor these are made of carbon and wear down can cause the motor to stop working these sit on either side of the motor 2 plastic blocks they just slide out hope it helps
on Mar 26, 2011
Think some fluff or a
Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
(The filter should be just inside the tube behind the 'thing' you unscrew! You should not need to get behind that area as the drain motor is immediately behind the filter and can be checked for debris- see my guidance notes!)
Here are my complete and general pre-typed (!) guidance notes for checking both the drain filter and the drain motor ;-0)
If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!) and most are held in by a round cover/knob.
REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT!
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. If it doesn't work then the motor is malfunctioning!
Hope the filter is the problem and good luck!
on Mar 18, 2011
Hooover washer dryer not spinning
the brushes in the motor, replace if less than 3 or 4 mm long.
If prob still
persists, then the control board is probably faulty.
- If your washer spins but does not pump the water out, the drain
line is probably clogged. In many washers a small sock or other piece of
clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water.
If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that
is attached to the pump or even into the pump itself. It it's in the pump, you
need to remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out.
- To remove the item from the outer tub port, open the washer's
main access panel and remove the large diameter rubber hose that connects the
pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Using a needle-nose pliers, try to grab and
remove the stuck item through the port.
- Check your washer for a frozen pulley. Remove the pump from the
washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely, it's
frozen, replace it.
- If the water that pumps out of the machine goes back after the
spin cycle, your washer is siphoning the water from a laundry tub that has a
slow drain back into the washer. The usual remedy for this is to improve the
draining of the laundry tub.
- Also check for these problems:
- If the drain hose reaches more than 4 inches into the laundry
tub, cut the excess.
- If your drain hose is lower than the washer's cabinet, install an
air gap/siphon break assembly.
on Nov 29, 2010
Drum does not turn in wash cycle or spin
hello first thing to check is see if the belt as snaped, if ok then it may be down to the brushes on the motor you will have to take the back off to check . you should see 2 black plastic clips on the motor . the motor may be located at the bottom of the washer. hope it helps
on Oct 19, 2010
Drum not moving
There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...
The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor going bad...
Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why your dryer will not run...
Dryer Repair - The Dryer is not Turning
Dryer Repair - The dryer will not start
on Sep 24, 2010
How to clean water filter?
Most washing machines have a pump filter to protect the pump from obstructions such as coins. The pump filter should be at the front of the washing machine at the bottom left or right. It should be obvious (a square or round flap) but sometimes the filter is hidden behind the front kickstrip panel. A good washing machine filter should have retractable pipe at the side so that you can drain the water into a bowl. In any event, please go to this link above, this is all explained again, and there is even more direct information you need to know, the list is large.
on Jun 06, 2010
Cannot open door and lock light stays on
It has a timer circuit that locks the door with a selenoid. It has a sprig that pulls the safety latch back off of the latch. Either it isn't turning the power off or the spring is broken or too dirty with soap and wont work right. Try pulling the power and see if that works. If not got to take front cover off and check it out.
on Jun 02, 2010
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