Why is my Samsung top load washing machine not spinning?

Why is my Samsung top load washing machine not spinning?

The most straightforward fix is to redistribute the clothes, so the load is balanced. If mechanical, a loose drum nut, faulty lid switch, motor or belt fault, or improper draining could be the problem. The spin cycle extracts as much water as possible so the clothes can dry faster.

How do I fix my Samsung washer not spinning?

To fix a Samsung washing machine that’s not spinning, do the following:

  1. Distribute the washing evenly around the drum.
  2. Fix an overloaded or underloaded machine.
  3. Switch the washing machine off and on again and start a new program.
  4. Clean the drain pump filter.
  5. Clear the drain hose.
  6. Fix the motor.

How do I force my Samsung washer to spin?

To run a Spin Only cycle on a model that does not have this option on the cycle selector dial, perform the following:

  1. Power the unit on.
  2. Press and hold the spin key for approximately 3 seconds. A chime will sound.
  3. Select the spin level, if desired.
  4. Press the Start/Pause button.

Why is my top loader not spinning?

If the belt mechanism is loose or slipped or the belt is damaged, it may not be spinning with enough force. If the belt is broken or fully off the rollers, then it won’t spin at all. A washer that won’t spin isn’t washing. If it can’t agitate clothes, then clothes don’t get clean.

How do I reset my Samsung top loader washing machine?

To reset your Samsung washing machine you need to simply disconnect the washing machine from power for 5 to 10 minutes. (Unplug the washer from the wall outlet or flip the breaker in the breaker box for the washing machine).

How do I reset my Samsung washer top load?

Resetting your washing machine is easy. Unplug it (or turn off power at the circuit breaker), wait some time for the electrical charge to clear out of the washer (usually 1 to 5 minutes at most), and then power it up again. That’s it. That’s all it takes to reset.

How do I reset my Samsung top load washer?

Why is my Samsung washer not spinning?

Check your breaker box and examine the breaker associated with your washer. If this breaker is in the “Off” position, there may have been a power surge that turned off your washer, thus making it impossible for your washer to spin.

What are the problems with Samsung washers?

Problem: Washer trips the electrical circuit in the home when it is turned on. There has been a recall on Samsung front load washers because water leakage onto the electrical connections of the washing machine’s thermal sensor can cause an electrical short and ignite the circuit board, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Why does your washer Won’t Spin?

Another common reason a washer won’t spin is a faulty drive motor. Most washing machines have what is called a reversing motor. It moves one direction to spin and the reverse direction to agitate. Often, the motor will stop working in just one direction, meaning the machine might still agitate even if it won’t spin.