Oh Wise Ones,
I am back on my never ending quest to keep an Asko washer and dryer running. Today, it’s the washer, an Asko W620. When I start a load, it fills with water, turns the wash drum, and drains water. So, the main motor and belt are working, and the water is filling and the water pump emptying. However, during the wash cycle it gets somehow “hung up” about 20 minutes into the cycle. After the first time that the water pump drains the unit, it stops. There is a low humming, and small vibration from the upper, left (when facing unit), rear. This vibration is not the water pump, which is stronger/louder, and located in the bottom front. The washer will remain like this until I intervene, and the dial will not advance to the “S” position. If I slightly advance the cycle dial to the next position, which is 8, it goes into a “short spin” and then stops itself normally.
The vibration noise it makes when it gets hung up is the same noise that I hear when I initially start a wash cycle. I hear this noise for about 3 to 4 seconds before the water begins filling the washer.
Any help or direction you can give me will be greatly appreciated.