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Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 03:15 PM
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Posted By sidfink43
The shaft is threaded so the remainder of the...

The shaft is threaded so the remainder of the knob should just screw off once it is pushed in.
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 29
Posted By sidfink43
Try changing out the control unit, and if you buy...

Try changing out the control unit, and if you buy from this site and that part does not fix things you can return it. Front loaders are like this, work great when they work, hard to diagnose when...
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By sidfink43
You are welcome, good luck!

You are welcome, good luck!
Forum: Washer Repair 07-28-2015, 05:53 PM
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Views: 64
Posted By sidfink43
Because of the wiring that locks the door it...

Because of the wiring that locks the door it cannot be reversed. The Duet Dryer door can
Forum: Washer Repair 07-27-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By sidfink43
It sounds very much like a problem in the...

It sounds very much like a problem in the electronics, maybe a wire connection, more likely just a worn out connection. This model is very troubled, the fact that you are still using it is a...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-24-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By sidfink43
Since it operates correctly this suggests a...

Since it operates correctly this suggests a control unit problem. But the problem with that problem is the cost of the part. If you want to try and fix it and order the control unit from this site...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-22-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By sidfink43
If water runs regardless of the machine being on...

If water runs regardless of the machine being on or off it is often the water valve which is stuck in the open position. Try checking it out before you do anything else. Also, your model number...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-21-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By sidfink43
Great, that is such an unusual problem that I...

Great, that is such an unusual problem that I didn't think it could be in the wiring. Glad you got it fixed and thanks for the update, it should help a lot of readers here.
Forum: Washer Repair 07-20-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By sidfink43
Check the pump for an obstruction, the coupling...

Check the pump for an obstruction, the coupling to see if it is broken and jamming things, and see if the tranny turns freely. If all checks out try changing the timer.
Forum: Washer Repair 07-19-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By sidfink43
Well you have put a lot of time and work into...

Well you have put a lot of time and work into this repair, sorry it hasn't gone better.

The obvious diagnosis is that that the used motor was bad and will not reset. See if the place you bought it...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-17-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By sidfink43
Without a model number I can only assume you have...

Without a model number I can only assume you have a top loading Whirlpool made model. If so, start by checking out the brakes, they may be hanging up when the spin cycle reaches its end.
Forum: Washer Repair 07-16-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By sidfink43
The first thing to check and replace is the lid...

The first thing to check and replace is the lid switch. These are the symptoms of a bad lid switch in many of these Whirlpool models.
Forum: Washer Repair 07-16-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By sidfink43
Operate it with the front panel off and see if...

Operate it with the front panel off and see if you can tell where the leak is coming from. That is the way we usually diagnose the source of a leak.

If it is draining property the wet clothes may...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-16-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By sidfink43
Hard to say much without a model number, but if...

Hard to say much without a model number, but if this is a basic GE top loader you can take the front panel off by inserting a screw driver or putty knife in the gap between the top and front near the...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-15-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By sidfink43
If the pulley on the transmission shaft is...

If the pulley on the transmission shaft is turning freely this suggests your problem is with the transmission. In this case I think a new basic top loader will be a better decision then attempting...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-14-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By sidfink43
Great, let us know how it turns out.

Great, let us know how it turns out.
Forum: Washer Repair 07-13-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By sidfink43
That sound may be the electric pump, but anyway...

That sound may be the electric pump, but anyway you should take the front panel off, which you can do by inserting a thin bladed screw driver or putty knife in the gap between the top and front near...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-13-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By sidfink43
I cannot match the model number to a specific...

I cannot match the model number to a specific machine, but looks like this unit has a mode shifter in place of the transmission. If so there is a blinking light on the motor that generates error...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-13-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By sidfink43
Take a look at the tech notes that should be...

Take a look at the tech notes that should be under the top or inside the lower service panel and see if you can put it into a diagnosiic mode and generate some error codes.

These Duet machines are...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-13-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By sidfink43
I cannot get your model number to come up as a...

I cannot get your model number to come up as a Whirlpool machine, so please check it and if necessary repost.

It sounds like for some reason the control unit, whatever kind it is, may have...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-13-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By sidfink43
The two main suspects are the control unit and...

The two main suspects are the control unit and the door lock assembly. I think it is more like the door lock assembly, that something happened to it when you were changing out the bellows. See if...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-13-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By sidfink43
You should only by pass a fuse for testing...

You should only by pass a fuse for testing purposes, that is, to see if that is the problem. Patience will be rewarded here.
Forum: Washer Repair 07-13-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By sidfink43
This sounds like the cold water valve assembly is...

This sounds like the cold water valve assembly is stuck in the open position, but if the machine operates correctly in the wash cycle when the temp selection is on warm or cold for the wash cycle...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-13-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By sidfink43
Since it does start to spin this sounds like a...

Since it does start to spin this sounds like a timer issue, although check the lid switch which may be cutting out on you for some reason. If you decide to replace the timer and buy from this site...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-10-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By sidfink43
I don't understand what kind of repair tech comes...

I don't understand what kind of repair tech comes out, guesses at the problem, doesn't open up the machine and leaves. This unit should still be under factory warranty, get Whirlpool to fix it. ...
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