Originally Posted by llahare
Need to know what is wrong and how to repair. Washing machine filled with water at beginning of cycle, but stopped and did not drain. When try to go to rinse cycle to get it to drain, the motor just makes a strange noise. What to do?
There are several possibilies,
Seized or clogged drain pump.
Bad motor winding or loose wire at motor.
Bad timer contact or wire not supplying power to motor.
I would start at a seized or clogged drain pump.
based on your basic description.