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Offline jaxona

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Wash Cycle
« on: September 16, 2009, 09:53:40 PM »

I know my lid switch is wonky--occasionally the washer doesn't stop when the lid is open.  

When I can catch the washer "in action" I notice that the agitator is doing it's job (we replaced parts about 2 years ago) twisting, but it seems like the tub is basically staying in place.  Shouldn't the tub be moving as well?  It is perfectly still.  I believe it is supposed to be moving.  If so, where do we start???


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Re: Wash Cycle
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2009, 11:00:38 PM »
You would want the tub to stay still in the agitational mode so that the clothes would not get knoted up
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