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Forum: Washer Repair Today, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By fairbank56
Ok, so that means the lid switch is good. The...

Ok, so that means the lid switch is good. The problem is most likely the load sense switch. Place timer into the rinse fill portion of the cycle. Rinse fill bypasses the temperature switch. If it...
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By fairbank56
This is a load sensing model. May be a faulty...

This is a load sensing model. May be a faulty load sense switch. Will the washer spin if timer is manually placed into spin function?

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By fairbank56
The numbers in your model number indicate that...

The numbers in your model number indicate that the model was introduced in 2001 and your particular machine was manufactured in 2002. If you provide the serial number, I can give exact date of...
Forum: Dryer Repair Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By fairbank56
You have an open neutral. You should read 120vac...

You have an open neutral. You should read 120vac on one side of the ignitor only. The other side is neutral when motor is running. You would read 120vac on both sides if neutral is open somewhere....
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By fairbank56
Model number???

Model number???
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By fairbank56
We need the model number of the washer. It's not...

We need the model number of the washer. It's not going to advance through the cycle if it can't fill up with water.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By fairbank56
The washer you have is a 2002 model. It is a...

The washer you have is a 2002 model. It is a Whirlpool direct drive design which is no longer made for residential use. As per your other post, if the water doesn't shut off even if you unplug the...
Forum: Dryer Repair 10-28-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By fairbank56
Could be any number of things but I would first...

Could be any number of things but I would first reset the AC panel breaker for the machine. Sometimes one half of the breaker can trip. If that is not the problem then I would check the hi limit...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-28-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By fairbank56
Faulty temperature switch. Whirlpool W10248240...

Faulty temperature switch.

Whirlpool W10248240 Temperature Switch - AppliancePartsPros.com (http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-temperature-switch-w10248240-ap4459660.html)

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 10-28-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By fairbank56
Washer is supposed to spray during first part of...

Washer is supposed to spray during first part of final spin. Amount of spray is determined by timer. May be that your spin is slow due to a clutch problem or something else affecting spin speed.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 10-28-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By fairbank56
Well, it can't spin until it drains. The water...

Well, it can't spin until it drains. The water level pressure switch must go back to the empty position before washer can go into spin. Check voltage at drain pump when it's humming. If around 120vac...
Forum: Dryer Repair 10-27-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By fairbank56
Not likely the flame sensor. More likely a bad...

Not likely the flame sensor. More likely a bad ignitor. If ignitor was good and flame sensor had dirty contact, there would be a voltage drop across those bad contacts and voltage at ignitor would...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By fairbank56
Final drain and spin is after the rinse cycle. So...

Final drain and spin is after the rinse cycle. So your saying it drains and spins ok after the wash cycle but not after the rinse cycle? Or does it not drain at all?

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 10-27-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,160
Posted By fairbank56
After you slide the retaining ring down, place a...

After you slide the retaining ring down, place a 1" length of schedule 40 pvc pipe over shaft and against the retaining ring. Press down on pipe to compress springs and retaining ring will snap into...
Forum: Dryer Repair 10-27-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By fairbank56
Motor switch is within the motor wiring...

Motor switch is within the motor wiring receptacle. It is operated by a centrifugal mechanism in the motor on the rotor shaft. You can operate this mechanism manually using a screwdriver to push on...
Forum: Dryer Repair 10-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By fairbank56
Since this dryer has one of those junk timers...

Since this dryer has one of those junk timers that fail all the time, that is the most likely problem but it could be something else such as an open heater element or bad motor switch. Timer can be...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-27-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By fairbank56
Check the switch. Should be normally closed....

Check the switch. Should be normally closed. Opens when low level is reached. Other levels are based on timing of the control board after low level is reached.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 10-27-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By fairbank56
You may very well have a bad valve but it is...

You may very well have a bad valve but it is normal for the hot water to come in much slower than the cold side. The orifice for the hot water side is much smaller.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 10-27-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,160
Posted By fairbank56
I've done this job and created a web page showing...

I've done this job and created a web page showing the details.

http://home.comcast.net/~fairbank56/GEtransmission/GEtransmission.html

I get the bearings from bearingsdirect.com for $10

6205-2rs-1...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-27-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By fairbank56
Need the model number of the washer. Eric

Need the model number of the washer.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 10-25-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By fairbank56
Disconnect hoses from washer, direct cold water...

Disconnect hoses from washer, direct cold water hose into tub and turn wall valve on to make sure cold water flow is ok. Check for clogged screens inside the water valve inlets at back of washer and...
Forum: Dryer Repair 10-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By fairbank56
You also need to check inside the air duct on the...

You also need to check inside the air duct on the back of the dryer that connects the heater housing to the drum inlet. Then you need to check inside the blower housing and the exhaust duct that goes...
Forum: Dryer Repair 10-25-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By fairbank56
The ignitor should not read 0 ohms. It can be...

The ignitor should not read 0 ohms. It can be anywhere between 50 and 500 ohms. It does appear to be working though if it glows and causes the flame sensor to open. Need to monitor voltage across...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-24-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By fairbank56
First, check for power at the motor connector...

First, check for power at the motor connector with washer in spin mode and lid closed. You should have 120vac between the blue wire and orange wire as well as between the blue wire and yellow...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-24-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,918
Posted By fairbank56
With the switch on, it should fill to the same...

With the switch on, it should fill to the same level as wash high. With it off, it will fill to same as wash low level.

Eric
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