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Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 07:53 PM
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Posted By sidfink43
It doesn't sound like a mechanical problem, and...

It doesn't sound like a mechanical problem, and with no error codes I can only suggest you change out this control board

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If you buy from this site and that board does not fix the problem...
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By sidfink43
Noises are extremely difficult for us to diagnose...

Noises are extremely difficult for us to diagnose from afar because we really need to be there to hear and try and determine where it is coming from.

I suggest you take off the cabinet, jumper the...
Forum: Washer Repair 03-03-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By sidfink43
You have posted on the washing machine Forum. If...

You have posted on the washing machine Forum. If you will repost you on the refrigerator Forum someone should be able to help you.
Forum: Washer Repair 03-03-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By sidfink43
Inside the top is a set of tech notes that will...

Inside the top is a set of tech notes that will show you how to do some diagnostics and test some components. It may be the main control unit that is the problem, in which case the diagnostic mode...
Forum: Washer Repair 03-03-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By sidfink43
The Duets are very difficult to diagnose, even...

The Duets are very difficult to diagnose, even Whirlpool techs have a lot of trouble and what they often end up doing is changing out parts until they get a new set in the machine and it works.

If...
Forum: Washer Repair 03-03-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By sidfink43
If no power getting to the valves when the timer...

If no power getting to the valves when the timer should is calling for water then this does suggest the timer is at fault. Try replacing it,

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and if the part does not fix the problem you...
Forum: Washer Repair 03-03-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By sidfink43
If you could post a full model number, which...

If you could post a full model number, which should be three digits, usually 110 or 417 followed by 8 digits we will be able to tell which model you have and may be able to help.

Thanks
Forum: Washer Repair 03-02-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By sidfink43
Wow, never had that and don't have a good...

Wow, never had that and don't have a good solution. Hopefully someone else does who posts on this Forum.
Forum: Washer Repair 03-02-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By sidfink43
Given cost of a new board I think you have two...

Given cost of a new board I think you have two choices. Manually operate but running the drain and spin cycle if that wrings out the clothes, or replacing it. The cost of the part is just...
Forum: Washer Repair 03-02-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By sidfink43
I am not getting this model to come up, but it...

I am not getting this model to come up, but it does sound like a timer problem.

If you buy from this site and the new timer does not fix things you can return it.
Forum: Washer Repair 03-02-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By sidfink43
I am not getting your model number to come up,...

I am not getting your model number to come up, but assuming this machine has a mode shifter and the error code is the flashing light on the motor here is a way to interpret the codes.

HydroWave GE...
Forum: Washer Repair 03-02-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By sidfink43
If it won't stop even when the machine is off the...

If it won't stop even when the machine is off the problem is likely a bad valve assembly that is stuck open.

If it will not stop when it is running then the problem is likely the tube from the tub...
Forum: Washer Repair 03-01-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By sidfink43
My apologies, in my first response when I used...

My apologies, in my first response when I used the term replacement I was referring to replacing the machine, sorry for the confusion which was my fault.

So no, replacing the transmission is...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-28-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By sidfink43
Okay, two possibilities 1. The replacement...

Okay, two possibilities

1. The replacement valve assembly was bad.

2. You accidentally put the old valve assembly back in when you thought you were putting the new one in. Don't be offended,...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-28-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By sidfink43
Take off the front panel and check the straps and...

Take off the front panel and check the straps and the support rods.

Then check for a flashing light on the motor. This is how this model generates error codes. Here is a link to how to interpret...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-28-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By sidfink43
What you did should have fixed things, so this is...

What you did should have fixed things, so this is a mystery. What happens when you unplug the machine but leave the water on and running? Does water still drip into the machine? Is it both hot and...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-28-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By sidfink43
Okay this is weird because when you switched the...

Okay this is weird because when you switched the lines the cold water should have come through the hot water line because the machine doesn't know you switched. But use a meter to see if current is...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-28-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By sidfink43
Hard to say with something that age. My best...

Hard to say with something that age. My best guess is that with a machine that old you may have created a small crack in some of the support structure, something that may not be visible to the necked...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-28-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By sidfink43
If it is not the bellows it is likely either the...

If it is not the bellows it is likely either the pump or the lines going to and from the pump. Check them out and operate it with the lower service panel off and see if you can see the source of the...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-28-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By sidfink43
If you are certain it is the transmission then...

If you are certain it is the transmission then yes, a replacement is the appropriate decision. You can operate it with the front panel off to get more confirmation of where the noise is coming from.
Forum: Washer Repair 02-27-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By sidfink43
Sounds like maybe a problem with the tube,...

Sounds like maybe a problem with the tube, although usually the problem is the opposite of what you are experiencing.

If it works now go ahead and use it, but do not leave it alone to fill without...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-24-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By sidfink43
Good, the tech sheet should tell you how to...

Good, the tech sheet should tell you how to interpret the codes and what to do.
Forum: Washer Repair 02-24-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By sidfink43
It is very difficult to diagnose a noise from...

It is very difficult to diagnose a noise from afar because we really need to be there. But from your video it does sound like the problem is in the transmission in which case replacing the machine...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-23-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By sidfink43
Probably not the transmission. Most of the spin...

Probably not the transmission. Most of the spin problems on this model are caused by a faulty thrust bearing, this part here.

AP4009132

It is an easy repair and there is a video. It will be...
Forum: Washer Repair 02-21-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By sidfink43
Interesting problem, one that does not lend...

Interesting problem, one that does not lend itself to a quick and easy answer. I would try replacing the control unit, it is not too expensive and if you buy from this site and the part does not fix...
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