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 Posted: Mon Apr 20th, 2009 11:02 am
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Budget Appliance Repair


Joined: Sat Apr 2nd, 2005
Location: Eureka, California USA
Posts: 2870
fixitlater wrote: Didn't know the pause was so important.  It does pause after agitating.  It pauses for about 3 or4 minutes on a small load before beginning to drain.

From this part of your post, I can pretty much guarantee you it's a bad timer.

If it pause for 3 or 4 minutes then begins to drain, you have missed the 3-5 second motor pause.   The pause is at about 2 minutes, as all water should be drained within 2 minutes, then timer causes the motor to pause for 3-5 seconds and then restarts, to shift out of neutral drain.

You most likely have some bad motor spin contacts causing this long pause before it actually starts to drain/spin.  In that 3 or 4 minutes it should have been draining out the water for 2 minutes, then the 3-5 second pause, then restart for spin and spin for 3 or 4 minutes, (or much longer on final spin), depending on the cycle your in.

William Burk (Willie)
Willie's Budget Appliance Repair
Eureka, CA 95501