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I have a Amana top load washer, it will light up the "sensing fill" light. And fill but then once it gets "filled" it will drain and the light will go out and will not continue it cycle. But my light for "wash" will turn on. I have checked the u shaped drain tube and I have also unplugged it from the electric outlet.

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  • Chris Huff
    Chris Huff Dec 26, 2018

    Had that always been the case?

  • Ashley Dec 26, 2018

    Yes it was only locking when it began the rinse/spin cycle

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Check lid lock

Posted on Dec 26, 2018

  • Ashley Dec 26, 2018

    When it is sensing filling the lid do not lock.

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SOURCE: Maytag top load washer leak

underneath the agitator is a graphite seal ring and nut that seals the inner tub and the outer tub. a suitable spanner wrench or a 6 inch channel lock plier will remove this locknut. replace the seal.

Posted on Sep 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Maytag top load washer leak

you have a bad water valve.. replace the valve where the hoses are hooked to your washer

Posted on Sep 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Front Load Washer

You need to replace the Motor controller speed asm part number 134149220 they are about 165.00. very easy part to replace you have to remove the back panel and the control board is on the bottom left side two scews and two plugs.

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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SOURCE: Washer continuously fills but drains at the same time during rinse cycle.

you have the drain pipe too low into tthe house drain pipe, raise the washers drain pipe up , you only need four inches down into the hous drain

also the house drain pipe needs to be as high as the lid of the machine before you put the washer drain tube into the house drain

you have a syphoning effect

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Machine doesnot agitate or drain once filled with water

it sounds like a bad lid switch if it will not drain or spin,the switch controls that-mike

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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