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Author Topic: Whirlpool washer will only begin spin after I open lid  (Read 1981 times)

Offline agurnsey

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Whirlpool washer will only begin spin after I open lid
« on: February 20, 2012, 05:08:30 PM »

I have a whirlpool washer that will only kick into the spin after I open and then close the lid.  I have to fully open the lid so I don't believe it is a lid switch problem.  Occasionally it will start to spin on it's own, but 9 times out of 10 I have to kick start it. I'm thinking timer? Any thoughts?

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Re: Whirlpool washer will only begin spin after I open lid
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2012, 05:30:48 PM »
What's. Your model number?!

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Re: Whirlpool washer will only begin spin after I open lid
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2012, 05:45:39 PM »
Sorry. Model number is LSR5232LQ0.

It only fails to spin after the first drain.  If I get to it while it's draining and open the lid it immediatley begins to spin.  If I don't open the lid it appears that it does not spin at any cycle.

Thanks for any insight!
Amy



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Re: Whirlpool washer will only begin spin after I open lid
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2012, 05:53:33 PM »
Yes, on this model it suppose to pause after drain & then go into spin, controlled by timer. Timer has the pause before it can engage into spin. So yes timer sounds correct.

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timer number is  AP3037984
« Last Edit: February 20, 2012, 05:57:50 PM by bigbuck »

Offline RegUS_PatOff

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Re: Whirlpool washer will only begin spin after I open lid
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2012, 07:04:06 AM »
yes, I agree, Timer
unless, the Washer is in a cold room less than 60F
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