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I don't understand, I've tried 2 washing machines & neither will spin on the spin cycle. I tried to plug the machines into a different outlet but get the same results. Anyone know what I can do next?
 

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I don't understand, I've tried 2 washing machines & neither will spin on the spin cycle. I tried to plug the machines into a different outlet but get the same results. Anyone know what I can do next?
Try a Google search with your make and model and symptom.

You might ask the washer manu. if there is a motor protection circuit which locks out operation for lower-than-normal motor voltage.

If the washer control unit is electronic and not electromechanical, it can be almost anything.

Going from the extremely unlikely to the unlikely, it almost has to be the washers, but you might check an outlet voltage during the spin cycle, assuming the spin cycle pulls the most current.
If both outlets have higher than normal voltage drop under the washer load, then the problem is upstream, in your house wiring.
 

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Is it a front loader or top loader? I just had this problem with our front loader and Sears came and fixed it. It was some kind of electro thermal wax filled door lock assy that it noted for going. If the unit doesn't lock correctly the washer won't spin out.Took the guy longer to make out the bill than to fix it.
 

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The machine is at my friends house but I checked the outlet and got 125v. While I was there, I got the machine to run in spin cycle with the door open by manually pressing the door switch. It seemed to run perfect every time except maybe one. We also loaded the machine with a few items because they said the problem came when the machine was under full load. I'm clueless. It seemed to be fine when I left. CRAZY!!! :blink:
 

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If it worked when you manually depressed the lid switch it is either the switch or the switch actuator. You figured this out on your own and now you have someone to second the motion. Think switch and do not think anything else. Good luck even though it looks as if you don't need it.

Ps....Your receptacle is not the issue!
 
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