Whirlpool washers that do not move towards the next cycle of washing could create confusion and frustration. The issue could result from a range of causes, ranging from basic to complex. We’ll discuss the most frequent reasons why the Whirlpool washer isn’t advancing into the next cycle, and provide step-by-step directions on how to fix it. This guide is designed for experienced DIYers as well as first-timer. It will help you understand how to fix your Whirlpool washer back to working in the shortest amount of time. It all depends on the model of Whirlpool washer you are using. Top-loading Whirlpool washers won’t advance to the spin or drain cycle when the lid switch is not working. Whirlpool washers that fail to complete their cycle could have a malfunctioning timer or water-level pressure switches that are not working properly.
A malfunctioning or damaged drain pump or shifter assembly on top-load vertical Whirlpool washer could result in it stopping in mid-cycle. The washer may stop mid-cycle when it is sludge-laden. The Whirlpool front-load washer could stop due to a broken door lock for the washer, a malfunctioning main electronic controller board, or a malfunctioning motor control board. If the washer is aware of an issue, it will transmit a digital error message to the controller board. This could result in the cycle having to stop. These repairs could help you solve your Whirlpool Washer Issue.
Replace the switch on the lid of the washer: The switch for the lid on top-load washers from Whirlpool is an emergency switch that is used to determine whether the lid is shut. If the basket spins the lid has to be closed. In the event that it is not closed, the washer won’t drain or spin. Top load Whirlpool washers require that the lid be shut prior to the motor’s start. Top-load Whirlpool washers with top load cannot be filled when the lid is opened. Replace the switch in the event that the lid switch isn’t able to detect whether the lid is closed.
Change the Whirlpool washer-shifter assembly: The lower part of the gear box is where the shifter assembly is located, sometimes referred to as the actuator-in-a top-load washer. The motor inside the shifter assembly moves the drive system from the spin to the agitation modes. The location of the drive system is tracked by a sensor mounted within the shifter. The washing machine will cease when the motor, sensor or mechanical component of the assembly for the shifter fails, and emit an error message. If the shifter assembly fails then replace it. The Whirlpool washer’s door lock assembly must be replaced. A front-load Whirlpool washer comes with a safety switch as well as a latch and locking mechanism. The door won’t lock when any of the components fail when the door is opened. If one of the components fails when the door is closed, it will not be able to open. If any component is damaged, you should replace the entire assembly.
Replace the main Whirlpool washer controller: The main electronic control board (also called the mother board) regulates the timing and execution of the washer’s component functions. It regulates the drain valves and fill valves pumps, and the drive motor.
Change the Whirlpool washer timer: The timer is also referred to as the cycle selector, is the dial that is used to control the timer of a Whirlpool washing machine that has mechanical controls. The timer regulates the Whirlpool washing machine’s cycle, from filling to spin. If the timer isn’t moving the washer throughout its cycle, you can replace it. Repair or replace the Whirlpool drain pump for the washer :The drain pump is responsible for draining water from the washer during washing cycles. The impeller blades, seal , and bearings of the pump may wear out. A pump driven by a belt can have its belt fail and the pulley could be able to shear. If your Whirlpool washer is leaking and a sound, it could be an indication of a malfunctioning pump. Repairing the pump is possible in certain instances by clearing the debris out of it or replacing a seal or fixing wiring issues. It is possible to replace the pump in cases where it’s impossible to repair or replace it.
Replace the Whirlpool motor control board in the washer: The motor control board is situated just in front of the drive motor inside the Whirlpool front load washer. It’s usually located at the lower part of the washer. It regulates the speed of the drive motor as well as the direction it’s directed to for tumble and spin actions. The motor control board could require replacement in the event that the motor ceases to run.
Replace the Whirlpool washer’s water pressure switch: The water-level pressure sensor is able to detect the level of water in the wash tub. The washer won’t fill properly if the pressure sensor has been damaged. It might not fill correctly or overfill until it spills over. Change the pressure switch if it fails to identify or regulate the level of water in the washer.