DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > Appliances > General Appliance Discussion > Washing Machine stopping in midcycle




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-08-2008, 06:28 AM  
bjl584
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 1
Default Washing Machine stopping in midcycle

a coworker of mine came to me this morning with this one. Her washing machine is stopping in midcycle. It gets to the aggitation stage and then shut downs. It will not go past it into the spin cycle. She said that she played with the knob and manually moved it to the spin cycle, but once again it just went through the aggitation stage and then stopped. As if, the knob wasn't moved. It would seem that whatever mechanism makes the washer go through its cycle is stuck. It is a Kenmore. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what may be wrong?

Thanks!!!!



__________________
bjl584 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-09-2008, 10:55 AM  
jeff1
Senior Member
 
jeff1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 425
Liked 21 Times on 18 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Hi,

Kenmore is made by several different companies....
http://www.applianceaid.com/model.html
http://www.applianceaid.com/searscodes.html

Always a good idea to check the lid switch as it can stop the washer dead on -some- Kenmore washers....a bad timer or burnt timer contacts ( still a bad timer ) can also do that...
http://www.applianceaid.com/direct.html#burnt_timer

jeff.

__________________

Appliance Repair Aid
http://www.applianceaid.com/

jeff1 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
LG laundry washing machine 'shaking' semidevil General Appliance Discussion 12 04-18-2012 02:20 AM
vent question - moving washing machine mmsphoto Plumbing Forum 2 10-22-2008 09:41 PM
home appliances such as a washing machine and fridge freezer over the internet? Greg Dill Electrical and Wiring 0 08-02-2008 03:44 PM
Fridgidaire Washing Machine indyterry General Appliance Discussion 1 06-18-2008 06:50 AM
Washing Machine Query Daryl General Appliance Discussion 2 11-14-2006 08:59 AM