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Forum: Washer Repair Today, 07:56 AM
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Posted By sidfink43
Well sorry about that, and thanks for the update.

Well sorry about that, and thanks for the update.
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 06:36 PM
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Views: 151
Posted By sidfink43
Whirlpool will no longer let us link to service...

Whirlpool will no longer let us link to service manuals, but an internet search should take you to sites that will either let you download for free or for a nomial payment.
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 06:32 PM
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Views: 98
Posted By sidfink43
I cannot tell from your photo exactly what is...

I cannot tell from your photo exactly what is happening but sometimes it is really difficult to get the cabinet back on.

Check to see that the tabs along the bottom rail are not bent in, and that...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-30-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By sidfink43
Maytag will no longer allow us to link to their...

Maytag will no longer allow us to link to their service manuals.

If you will start a new thread and post a model number along with a description of your problem someone may be able to help you.
Forum: Washer Repair 08-29-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By sidfink43
Ok, good luck and let us know how it turns out.

Ok, good luck and let us know how it turns out.
Forum: Washer Repair 08-29-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By sidfink43
The way that we diagnose leaks on models like...

The way that we diagnose leaks on models like this is to remove the front panel and operate the machine. In this way you should be able to see where the leak is coming from.

Front Panel Removal
1....
Forum: Washer Repair 08-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By sidfink43
Jryland Please start a new thread, post your...

Jryland

Please start a new thread, post your model number in the appropriate place and describe a little of the history of your machine along with your symptoms and the results you have in your...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-27-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By sidfink43
If it really does have the voltage than this is...

If it really does have the voltage than this is somewhat of a mystery. I can only think that either the pump is jammed inside the housing or that something is blocking the drain hoses either to or...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By sidfink43
It should, watch the video to make sure you are...

It should, watch the video to make sure you are doing it correctly.
Forum: Washer Repair 08-27-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By sidfink43
The strange part of this is that you are saying...

The strange part of this is that you are saying it goes through the first spin ok.

The things you want to check first are the clutch and the lid switch. If it is having trouble starting to spin...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-26-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By sidfink43
I think the first thing you want to do is to...

I think the first thing you want to do is to return the replacement timer and get one that is really new (assuming you are buying new).

Let us know what happens then.
Forum: Washer Repair 08-26-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By sidfink43
If you will post a model number and tell us...

If you will post a model number and tell us exactly where the stoppage occurs on the cycle someone should be able to make some suggestions

Thanks
Forum: Washer Repair 08-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By sidfink43
Take off the front panel and operate the machine....

Take off the front panel and operate the machine. First check to see if the belt is slipping, and if so it may be damaged in which case you can replace it.

If the noise is coming from base it may...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By sidfink43
Take off the front panel by inserting a putty...

Take off the front panel by inserting a putty knife or thin flat blade screw driver in the gap between the top and front near the edges to release the clips that hold the front panel on.

Then check...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By sidfink43
Well you should certainly check the brakes to see...

Well you should certainly check the brakes to see if they are sticking but doesn't sound like it from your description.

Given the age of the machine replacing it with a basic top loader, no frills...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-23-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By sidfink43
I think you have a bad motor. If that is the...

I think you have a bad motor. If that is the problem, the reason it will work sometimes after it has cooled is that the motor overload protection engages when it tries to run, and then releases when...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By sidfink43
Since it will work in diagnostic mode this...

Since it will work in diagnostic mode this suggests the problem is with the control unit. It is an expensive part and you may be better off with a new basic toploader. If you do decide to fix it...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-21-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By sidfink43
The first thing to do is to take off the bottom...

The first thing to do is to take off the bottom service panel and take off the pump and make sure nothing is blocking anything. Then use the tech notes you should find inside there to do some...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-21-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By sidfink43
This is the panel in the front. Here is a link...

This is the panel in the front.

Here is a link to a service manual that is similar to your model.

http://www.emaservicetips.com/pdfs/780_2009_Affinity_Washer_5995536298_3-09.pdf

Good luck
Forum: Washer Repair 08-20-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By sidfink43
Yours is a pretty mysterious problem. Usually a...

Yours is a pretty mysterious problem. Usually a banging problem occurs in the spin cycle not the agitation. And the fact that it occurs only on the heavy cycle is equally strange.

It may be that...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-20-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By sidfink43
There should be tech notes inside the lower...

There should be tech notes inside the lower service panel which will show you how to generate diagnostic help.

You may end up replacing parts on spec, in which case if you buy from this site and...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-19-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By sidfink43
The voltage drop is probably enough to keep the...

The voltage drop is probably enough to keep the motor from running. Go ahead and change out the control unit, and if you buy from this site and that is not the problem you can return it.
Forum: Washer Repair 08-19-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By sidfink43
This is actually made by Frigidaire and sold...

This is actually made by Frigidaire and sold under the GE label. Look inside the lower service panel for some tech notes that will enable you to do some diagnosing and to test some components. I...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-19-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By sidfink43
This is not a Frigidaire made machine, and very...

This is not a Frigidaire made machine, and very difficult to diagnose. If you want to try replacing the pump you can buy from this site and if that is not the problem you can return it.

Good luck
Forum: Washer Repair 08-17-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By sidfink43
I assume this has fixed your original problem. ...

I assume this has fixed your original problem. What you have likely done is to wire it up so as to by-pass the lid switch. See if you don't have a friend who is familiar with basic wiring who can...
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