Quang Le: Hey Brian, were you able to fix the problem??? I just got mine having the same problem as yours. I've tried to look for solutions but nothing much.
Trenton Tosser: well i have same one but it has the glass on top got mine from arrons and ive only had it a day i put a load of cloths in it and its doin the same thing in this video
J Maldonado: The flashing red light indicates that the lid lock mechanism is not working properly, the machine thinks the lid is open and that's why it wont start. Replace it its fairly easy. The capacitor and loose cable hanging underneath are separate issues. If that cable goes to the capacitor just connect it and then secure the capacitor to the chassis there's usually a bracket for them. These washers tend to start leaking water after a year or two from the tub seal, sorry, buy a mechanical one next time.
vmontpetit: My machine started to have the same problems, only three years old. My last machine lasted for about twenty years before it died. Maytag is crap.
TheNYgolfer: Biggest piece of garbage Whirlpool has ever produced and this is coming from a guy who has been fixing appliances for over 3 decades. The only machine worth buying is the non electronic Speed Queen top load washer. EVERYTHING else is GARBAGE!!
Wei T: I thank you for this video, sir. Before I watched it, I didn't think to unplug and then re-plug the power cord; after I did this, my machine stopped blinking its red light.
marcia hawk: I just received my brand new Cabrio and I am already having problems...I am so disgusted. It's a piece of crap.
mariopartyfanify13: Nope not a whirlpool washer it's a maytag centainal top load washer
Happy Jiggly: its a maytag
Steve Slezak: I had same problem with same washer. 3 years old.
Mamikee Kanneh: Thank you so much you just saved my ass
smart cookie: Helpful Hints when producing your video. Get the required tools, lighting, and make sure that you point your camera in what you are talking about. Have someone help you. Not a very good video. Did not help me much.
Crissie Kennedye: Exact same problem here. First time unplugging and replugging worked. Not working this time
screamingcockatoo: These things are garbage. I hope whoever designed it was fired and never found work again.
Jim Beam: For anyone having problems with this and most likely other models there is what they call a tech sheet inside the base of the washer on the front side(or thats where mine was). To remove the top and get to the inside of the base you remove two clips on the back.
If you know how to read a multimeter they do have step by step instructions for troubleshooting this machine
Jim Beam: This things is a PIECE OF crap mine will start to turn then stop and get the dreaded red flashing light, I am about to the point of taking to my garage ripping the guts out and putting all old school controls in the freaking thing, never seemed to really get clothes clean and took forever once again what a hunk of crap!
Paul DePaul: Peg B. The sensing cycle sounds normal. But if it stays in the wash cycle get it looked at. It is still under the manufacturers warranty and won't cost you anything.
Peg B.: I hate this washer. I wish I had done more research before buying. It is the most ridiculous longest cycle machine I have ever seen. It is not even 6 months old. It starts with locking, and then sensing and sensing and sensing..until it eventually starts. Is this normal behavior for these annoying machines? And sometimes it gets stuck on the wash cycle and that is it. It stays there.
Paul DePaul: I just wanted to say thank you for the video. My Cabrio washer had the same problem. When I checked it underneath I discovered that the capacitor was totally blown. It looked like a black snake was coming out of it. Replacement part was $50. I saved a lot of money by not having to buy another washer. Thanks again.
Jake Cole: I have a similar problem with my 3 year old Kenmore (that is Whirlpool) washer. The machine won't start up and the lid red light flashes continuously until you unplug the machine. I don't see anything hanging down below like you saw. Is there any other possibility of what's wrong?
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