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Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By fairbank56
Just make sure the wings on the side of the...

Just make sure the wings on the side of the terminals are bent outward a little bit and they should click into the new connector just fine.

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-27-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By fairbank56
Then it sounds like a faulty control board which...

Then it sounds like a faulty control board which is no longer available for this model.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 08-27-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By fairbank56
Faulty neutral drain mechanism in the...

Faulty neutral drain mechanism in the transmission. You can either replace the neutral drain parts or the entire...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-26-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By fairbank56
Molex makes an extraction tool for this. There...

Molex makes an extraction tool for this. There are two wing tabs on the pins that must be compressed for extraction. The tool is a tube that slides over the pin compressing the wings, then you push...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-24-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By fairbank56
Yes, the drive block squeezes onto the basket...

Yes, the drive block squeezes onto the basket drive tube with the spanner nut. Sounds like your drive block is shot. Check the condition of the two tabs at the top of the basket drive tube. If they...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-24-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By fairbank56
This is likely due to a bad contact in either the...

This is likely due to a bad contact in either the timer or the speed switch (fabric selector). You can buy the timer from us and it can be returned if it doesn't fix the problem. The speed switch is...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-24-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By fairbank56
Well, 125-160 is the normal range of temperatures...

Well, 125-160 is the normal range of temperatures so I don't understand the problem. Measuring the temperature at the dryer exhaust duct, what are the temperatures for each setting of the temp...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By fairbank56
It's not unheard of to receive a faulty...

It's not unheard of to receive a faulty "new" timer. The ONLY difference between drain/spin in normal cycle and drain/spin in heavy duty cycle is that a different part of the cam drum inside the...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-23-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By fairbank56
Then the problem must be the timer. In heavy duty...

Then the problem must be the timer. In heavy duty cycle, all motor function is high speed only. In normal cycle, agitation is in low speed but drain and spin is high speed. If drain/spin works fine...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-22-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By fairbank56
This is an EvenHeat model, notorious for bad...

This is an EvenHeat model, notorious for bad control boards. How do you know the board is good?

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 08-22-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By fairbank56
No, not available separately. Eric

No, not available separately.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 08-22-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By fairbank56
Sounds like you have a faulty motor/inverter....

Sounds like you have a faulty motor/inverter. There is no way to test the motor. It is a 3 phase DC motor driven by the inverter board.

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-21-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By fairbank56
Model number???

Model number???
Forum: Washer Repair 08-21-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By fairbank56
So, I'm guessing that drain and spin will in fact...

So, I'm guessing that drain and spin will in fact work in the normal cycle if you manually set the timer to that point of the cycle. If that is the case, it looks like the low speed function of the...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-21-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By fairbank56
I believe that a faulty timer is the only thing...

I believe that a faulty timer is the only thing that could cause this but I need to see your wiring diagram and timer chart to be sure on this model. Post a photo of your diagrams here. They are...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-21-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By fairbank56
It's not possible for it to drain AND agitate at...

It's not possible for it to drain AND agitate at the same time unless the transmission is faulty.

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-20-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By fairbank56
Faulty push to start switch/relay. Yes, you can...

Faulty push to start switch/relay. Yes, you can jump the switch without causing a problem. Jump the two blue wires.

Whirlpool W10117655 Pust to Start Switch - AppliancePartsPros.com...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-20-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By fairbank56
You will need to replace the board. The relay is...

You will need to replace the board. The relay is soldered in and we don't know if the relay is the problem or the electronic components that control the relay is the problem. Check for a faulty...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-20-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By fairbank56
With washer empty, open the front panel,...

With washer empty, open the front panel, disconnect the pressure hose from the air chamber on the lower left side of the tub and clean out any gunk in the hose. Use a turkey baster with hot water to...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-20-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By fairbank56
It is most likely the lid switch. Set timer to...

It is most likely the lid switch. Set timer to drain or spin and pull knob, if timer does not advance on it's own even if washer doesn't start, this is more indication of a faulty lid...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-20-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By fairbank56
Sounds like a faulty timer. Whirlpool 3953317...

Sounds like a faulty timer.

Whirlpool 3953317 Timer - AppliancePartsPros.com (http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-timer-3953317-ap3020248.html)

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-19-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By fairbank56
Assuming the dryer runs, just doesn't produce...

Assuming the dryer runs, just doesn't produce heat? Did you test the thermal cutoff? Other than that, looks like a faulty control board. A relay on the control board is used to turn the heat on/off....
Forum: Washer Repair 08-18-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,790
Posted By fairbank56
It would appear so. Eric

It would appear so.

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-18-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By fairbank56
You need to elaborate on that as it makes no...

You need to elaborate on that as it makes no sense to me. How are you able to "select" 120v versus 240v? 240vac is required for the heat circuit to operate normally.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 08-18-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By fairbank56
It's clearly spelled out on the tech sheet that I...

It's clearly spelled out on the tech sheet that I provided as to how to enter diagnostic mode and perform the tests. That is the proper tech sheet for your model.

Eric
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