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Forum: Washer Repair Today, 05:38 AM
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Posted By sidfink43
Thanks, and good luck!

Thanks, and good luck!
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 06:44 PM
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Views: 98
Posted By sidfink43
I cannot say this too strongly, do not make a...

I cannot say this too strongly, do not make a $500 investment in this machine.

For less money you can get a very good top loader, but if you need a front loader you can have a brand new one with a...
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By sidfink43
The loud noise in the spin cycle was likely the...

The loud noise in the spin cycle was likely the failure of the bearing, which in this model means replacing the machine with a new one.

You should not be disappointed, these Neptunes were terrible...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-23-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By sidfink43
No, absolutely not. Just make sure the inside of...

No, absolutely not. Just make sure the inside of clutch housing is clean and dry and that when you put it back together the brake cam is in the proper spot.
Forum: Washer Repair 10-23-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By sidfink43
I assume the water drains in the spin cycle. If...

I assume the water drains in the spin cycle. If so, try changing out the clutching lining, this part here.

AP3094538
Forum: Washer Repair 10-23-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By sidfink43
If it is draining ok then the likely problem is...

If it is draining ok then the likely problem is that in a machine this old the clutch lining is worn out.

Here is the part

AP3094538

and there is a nice video that will show you how to change it...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By sidfink43
If you have a laundry sink next to your washer...

If you have a laundry sink next to your washer stick the drain hose in it and observe it will it is running. See if the water is coming out with force when it is in a drain cycle.

If not, try...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-23-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By sidfink43
Look inside the lower service panel and you...

Look inside the lower service panel and you should find some tech notes that will show you how to generate error codes using the flashing lights.

If you cannot generate the codes than the main...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-18-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By sidfink43
If this was not something you could fix by taking...

If this was not something you could fix by taking it apart, which you tried then I am going to say try to live with it. The replacement parts are very expensive and it is difficult to say which one...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-18-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By sidfink43
Okay it does sound like the door lock assembly is...

Okay it does sound like the door lock assembly is the problem, it should stay at 1500 ohms.

Try replacing the door lock assembly. That should fix it but if it does not then try replacing the main...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By sidfink43
Assuming this is a top loading Whirlpool sold...

Assuming this is a top loading Whirlpool sold under the Kenmore brand I think the most likely problem is the 'dogs'. Change them out and see if that doesn't fix things. One good thing, the dogs are...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-17-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By sidfink43
Sounds like the wiring to/from the lock assembly...

Sounds like the wiring to/from the lock assembly is being grounded in some place and causing too high an amperage to flow and that is burning out your door lock assembly.
Forum: Washer Repair 10-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By sidfink43
The first thing to do is to take off the cabinet...

The first thing to do is to take off the cabinet and check to see that nothing is caught between the tub and basket.

If that checks out, check your model number and repost. The model number you...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-16-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By sidfink43
Well before I read your last sentence I was going...

Well before I read your last sentence I was going to say the transmission was the culprit.

Glad you figured it out, sorry you have to get a new machine and thanks for posting, that will help others.
Forum: Washer Repair 10-15-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By sidfink43
Okay, given that it spins this suggests something...

Okay, given that it spins this suggests something is hung up in the transmission when it is on agitation cycle.
Forum: Washer Repair 10-15-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By sidfink43
You can take the cabinet off, by pass the lid...

You can take the cabinet off, by pass the lid switch and operate it to see if the motor is turning during the agitation cycle.

But first check the agitator dogs, this part here.

AP3119063

There is...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-15-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By sidfink43
Look inside the lower service panel and you will...

Look inside the lower service panel and you will find some tech notes that will tell you how to test the door lock mechanism. It sounds like you may just have a bad connection somewhere, so check...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-15-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By sidfink43
If it will not go into diagnostic mode that...

If it will not go into diagnostic mode that suggests the control unit is the problem. It is an expensive part but if you want to try replacing it and you buy from this site you can return it if that...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-15-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By sidfink43
Great glad that worked out and thanks for...

Great glad that worked out and thanks for updating us.
Forum: Washer Repair 10-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By sidfink43
If it spins ok after the agitation cycle that...

If it spins ok after the agitation cycle that implies there is nothing wrong mechanically and the problem is in the timer.
Forum: Washer Repair 10-13-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By sidfink43
Great, good luck.

Great, good luck.
Forum: Washer Repair 10-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By sidfink43
If it is the shipping bolt not having it in the...

If it is the shipping bolt not having it in the machine should not cause any problems if you moved it carefully a short distance. Make sure there are no other shipping bolts in the machine before...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-12-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By sidfink43
This is the one to try AP4362527 You are right,...

This is the one to try

AP4362527

You are right, there are two electronic control units. The other one is what Frigidaire terms a speed control board and it controls the motor. If often fails but...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-11-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By sidfink43
Am not sure why you had to replace the door lock...

Am not sure why you had to replace the door lock assembly, but if it would not work before the replacement the problem may have been in the main control unit.

Try replacing the control unit, and if...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By sidfink43
Can you post a model number and from the parts...

Can you post a model number and from the parts diagram on this site tell us exactly what part is affected and where?

Thanks.
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