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Old 05-01-2009, 12:48 PM
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My washer will fill up but then you just hear a humming sound and nothing happens it won't run. I was wondering if it an interal fuse or something I can replace.


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Old 05-01-2009, 01:34 PM
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Take a look at this video. This is likely to be your problem, and it shows you how to fix it.

YouTube - Direct Drive Washing Machine Repair Video Tutorial *Watch in HIGH Quality!*

Also, you do not need to take off the pump, just tie it off on the left.

Good luck, and let us know if this fixes the problem.
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I did as the video said but after the water fill up the washer still just humms for about 30secs then clicks off and it trys it about 3 or 4 times before I turn it off. Any more ideas?
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Did you check to see if your lid switch is bad, or if your motor coupling is broken?

Also, if you manually move the timer to the end of the rinse cycle will it drain?

Let us know.

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Ok I got the washer to work by moving the tub alittle Now it only spins at a high rate of speed no matter what I do until I turned it off and that was because i smelled rubber heating up. Any help would be great
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