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Will a whirlpool AWE 6317 washing machine start wash cycle if drum lid is not properly locked?

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No it is a safety mandated item, replace lock

Posted on May 31, 2018

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SOURCE: washing machine does not stop filling

Does the machine start working normally after turning the wash cycle manually ?

Posted on Jul 26, 2007

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SOURCE: fisher paykal top load washing machine

I had the same problem. I unplugged the machine for a while (overnight) and it then worked properly when I plugged it back in. Probably just a circuit board issue that was cleared with the power removed.

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

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SOURCE: AWE 2516 The lock status is on. Not able to wash

what is the brand and model number of this unit if you hace an owners manuel look up control lock feature

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Drum not spinning during some spin cycles

Replace the direct drive coupling.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Washing machine will not drain.

I have the same problem. If I press on the lid by the switch it starts up and finishes the load. Hope this works for you!

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

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