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PROBLEM: Unit will start, fill with water, wait through normal cycle time, then drain. Unit does not perform washing (arms spinning & spraying water, etc.) cycle.


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Hello &\015\012Welcome to FixYa
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The problem\015\012is that the control detects that the motor is not running and so drains water\015\012directly after filling it. If you hear a hum sound from the bottom panel then\015\012it is the motor that is bad, if you don't hear any sound and still the unit\015\012performs same way then first thing to check is the motor, and then check the\015\012control as even a bad relay in control can cause this issue. Please get back to\015\012me if you have any other questions.
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Kevin

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