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Washer Stops Mid Cycle
The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Washer stops mid cycle are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.
Lid Switch Assembly
The lid assembly prevents the washer from spinning when the lid is open. If the lid assembly fails, the washer may stop mid-cycle. To determine if the lid assembly is defective, use a meter to each of the lid es for continuity. If a lid does not have continuity, replace it.
Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly
The lock secures the washer shut during operation. Once the washer is closed, the washer can begin operating. If the washer is not latched shut, the prevents the washer from operating. If the lock is defective, the washer may stop mid cycle. The lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Inspect the lock for damage. If the lock is damaged or does not latch properly, replace it. To determine if the lock has failed electrically, consult your washer’s diagram and use a meter to each of the lock es for continuity. If one of the es does not have continuity, replace the .
Water Inlet Valve
During the rinse cycle, the water inlet valve opens to allow water to enter the wash tub. If the water inlet valve fails, the washer will continue waiting for the water to enter the washer, causing it to stop mid-cycle. To determine if the water inlet valve is defective, use a meter to it for continuity. If the water inlet valve does not have continuity, replace it.
Main Control Board
The main control board might be defective. However, the main control board is rarely at fault for this symptom. Before replacing the main control board, first check all of the more commonly defective parts.
The timer might be defective. The timer is frequently misdiagnosed—before replacing the timer, first check all of the more commonly defective parts. To determine if the timer is defective, consult your washer’s wiring diagram and use a meter to the timer for continuity.
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