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Frigidaire model WA4900AWW2 washer, wont drain when going to

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Frigidaire model WA4900AWW2 washer, wont drain when going to spin mode, belt isnt broken, it starts to spin but then just kicks off, hot wired switch to bypass this saftey feature to see if that was problem but it made no difference, to off cover and inspected the pump housing to see if it was clogged it isnt so whats the problem ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Repairman1981 replied 2 years ago.

Repairman1981 :

Does the pump get power?

Repairman1981 :

You should check the pump with a volt meter, could be a bad timer, or could have bad pump windings, the volt check would be the fastest way to determine

Customer:

no i didnt when it kicks in it sound like its almost straining to start the pump and just dies out

Repairman1981 :

there is an overload on the pump, if it's clear and engaging like that you have a bad winding in the pump motor and need to replace the pump motor

Repairman1981 :

It will probably buzz again if you let it cool 15 mins or so and it's still getting power (spin cycle doesn't last that long though)(

Customer:

i figured as much :(

Repairman1981 :

Sorry for the bad news at least your not paying a 90.00 service call for the information :)

Repairman1981 :

Almost pays for the pump

Customer:

lol

Customer:

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