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Forum: Dryer Repair Today, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By fairbank56
On the blower housing. Take the back panel off...

On the blower housing. Take the back panel off for access. Looks like this. Unplug dryer, disconnect one wire from fuse, check continuity. Should read 0 (zero)...
Forum: Dryer Repair Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By fairbank56
Model number??? Eric

Model number???

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair Yesterday, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By fairbank56
Check the thermal fuse. Eric

Check the thermal fuse.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 01-28-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By fairbank56
No, the latches won't break. It's designed to...

No, the latches won't break. It's designed to work this way. The latches will be forced open a little bit when you yank the agitator upwards.

See video at 1:52 minutes, ...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-28-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By fairbank56
Yes, the shipping pins must be removed in order...

Yes, the shipping pins must be removed in order for the suspension to operate properly. There is a vent hole on the top of the transmission where oil can leak out with machine upside down. Has this...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-27-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By fairbank56
They are shipping pins and should be removed....

They are shipping pins and should be removed. Normally, the pins keep the suspension and skate plate from shifting around during shipping. The pins normally have a clip in the hole in their end and...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-27-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By fairbank56
That's the only way to get it off. The agitator...

That's the only way to get it off. The agitator coupler is bolted to the agitator shaft. The agitator slides over and latches onto the coupler. Using a strap under the agitator is the only way I know...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-26-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By fairbank56
Remove the cabinet front panel by forcefully...

Remove the cabinet front panel by forcefully inserting a putty knife into the top groove of the panel one each end in line with the lid opening while pulling on the panel. This will release the two...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-24-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By fairbank56
No special tool is required. Place a strap under...

No special tool is required. Place a strap under the agitator and yank forcefully upwards to pop it off the agitator coupler.

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-24-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By fairbank56
This requires either removing the front panel of...

This requires either removing the front panel of the dryer and the air duct assembly, or disconnecting wires from the temperature switch. Probably just best for you to replace the control board...
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-23-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By fairbank56
Clean the moisture sensing rods in the drum. If...

Clean the moisture sensing rods in the drum. If they are gunked up or dirty, the control board will not advance the timer thinking there are still wet clothes in the drum. If this does not seem to be...
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-22-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By fairbank56
Yep, bad timer. Whirlpool 3392949 Timer -...

Yep, bad timer.

Whirlpool 3392949 Timer - AppliancePartsPros.com (http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-timer-3392949-ap2912949.html)

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-22-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By fairbank56
Check the belt switch. Could also be a faulty...

Check the belt switch. Could also be a faulty timer. Jump timer terminals T to W to see if it will run.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 01-20-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By fairbank56
You must replace the lid switch. The control...

You must replace the lid switch. The control board monitors the lid switch and if it doesn't detect any openings after a full cycle, it will disable the drive motor.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 01-20-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By fairbank56
The problem is most likely the lid switch. Lid...

The problem is most likely the lid switch. Lid switch only affects drain and spin. You can bypass the switch as a test as per this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAnQ6Ovvnuc). Your switch...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-20-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By fairbank56
It should be fine as long as you twisted the wire...

It should be fine as long as you twisted the wire strands tightly and the wire nut is also twisted tight. This is a safety device so we never recommend bypassing it for that reason. Why not replace...
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-18-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By fairbank56
Absolutely not. That is a critical safety device...

Absolutely not. That is a critical safety device to prevent overheating and fire danger.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 01-18-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By fairbank56
Yep, sounds like a faulty timer contact....

Yep, sounds like a faulty timer contact.

Whirlpool 3951769 Timer-Washer - AppliancePartsPros.com (http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-timer-washer-3951769-ap3100186.html)

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 01-16-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By fairbank56
No wear-in or sync up but could have been poor...

No wear-in or sync up but could have been poor contact between timer wiring harness plug and timer or a faulty wire connection at that plug. If it happens again, try moving those wires around to see...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-16-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By fairbank56
You really need to to some voltage checks to find...

You really need to to some voltage checks to find out where the problem is. Could be a bad connection at the motor harness connector or motor thermal overload switch. Check those two terminals coming...
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-16-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,725
Posted By fairbank56
Good job and thanks for letting us know. I...

Good job and thanks for letting us know. I somehow missed your previous post and didn't get to answer your question.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 01-16-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By fairbank56
Could be a loose belt or failing clutch. Remove...

Could be a loose belt or failing clutch. Remove the front panel so you can observe operation when it goes into spin. Check to see if motor shaft is rotating and also the motor pulley and belt. To...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By fairbank56
We need the model number of the machine. Eric

We need the model number of the machine.

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-15-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By fairbank56
Yes, at the very end of the timed dry cycle, the...

Yes, at the very end of the timed dry cycle, the timer switches over to auto dry and auto dry advances timer to OFF. You say it heats ok but you may have a grounded heater element or a fault with the...
Forum: Dryer Repair 01-15-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By fairbank56
With 240vac across BK to WB and timer in timed...

With 240vac across BK to WB and timer in timed dry cycle, timer should advance. If not, the timer is bad. Not unheard of to get a "new" faulty timer. Timer purchased from APP can be returned if it...
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