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My whirlpool washer is 3 yrs old,it will wash but won't go into the spin drain cycle, I have to manually turn the dial to the spin drain cycle to get it to work

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Check belt under unit if ok check under agitator for bad gears or cogs

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SOURCE: washing machine spins but doesnt drain water until I turn it back to spin only

timer contacts are burnt replace the timer

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The symptoms you describe are typical of a broken lid switch. The lid switch is located under the washer top on the right hand side. It is activated through a slot by a small plastic piece on the lid called a "lid strike". Make sure the lid strike is still installed and not broken. Make sure the lid switch itself is not loose, as well. There are two mounting screws along the washer tub opening that hold it in place. If the screws become loose the switch will not make contact with the lid strike when the lid is closed. If you need to replace the switch or lid strike, the parts are available at searspartsdirect.com. Just type in your model number and look under the "Washer Top and Lid" heading on the next page. The lid switch is listed as item number 22 (part #3355806) and the lid strike is listed as item number 16 (part #358684). Both parts combined will cost you about $30. If you have further questions and/or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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door switch bad?

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SOURCE: My Whirlpool washer won't agitate or spin . But it does drain the water.

i also had the same problem, and it ended up being the coupler. It was not hard to replace, it cost me about 19.00. I didn't follow full recomende instructions. I tipped the washer backwards. Removed the drain pump and the motor itself. Then I removed the old coupling and placed the new one. The washer is working like new...

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

modelamac

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SOURCE: we have a Whirlpool washer stylemaster 4213632

Probably a bad timer. $100 + for part alone.

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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