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Push to Start button works but Motor stops when PTS is released. If PTS is held down motor will continue

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Old 02-17-2013, 06:07 PM
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Model Number: LEC5000PQ0   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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Push to Start button works but Motor stops when PTS is released. If PTS is held down motor will continue to run for 7-10 seconds then stops. After about 5 minutes (cooling?) PTS will work again, as above. Hi limit T-stat, Operating T-stat and thermal cutoff all OK.


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Old 02-18-2013, 03:32 PM
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Hello,

The motor is bad. No doubt about it.

- The motor Part number: 279827

Part number: 279827



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