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Forum: Washer Repair Today, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By fairbank56
You will need to remove the cabinet and check the...

You will need to remove the cabinet and check the suspension system. Check the 3 horizontal springs (#3) at bottom of tub and also the 1 vertical spring (#15) in the back. Sometimes the lower hole in...
Forum: Dryer Repair Today, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By fairbank56
The small metal pulley on the motor shaft is not...

The small metal pulley on the motor shaft is not reverse thread. Hold shaft and rotate pulley CCW.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair Today, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By fairbank56
Should be two screws near bottom of front panel...

Should be two screws near bottom of front panel under the small lip. Take those out and pull bottom of panel outward until the clips at the top release.

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By fairbank56
There are obviously other failed components on...

There are obviously other failed components on the circuit board. Without a schematic of the board, which you will never get, there's nothing much you can do.

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By fairbank56
Yes, that is the correct wire for your...

Yes, that is the correct wire for your model.

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By fairbank56
GE dryers don't use thermal fuses. If dryer runs,...

GE dryers don't use thermal fuses. If dryer runs, then hi limit thermostat is good and if your getting some heat, then drum safety thermostat and drum outlet thermostat are good. Need to check...
Forum: Dryer Repair Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By fairbank56
Has to be the motor or a problem with...

Has to be the motor or a problem with wiring/connections between timer and motor. Check yellow/black wire that runs from timer S terminal to motor connector. Look for broken wire, faulty terminal lug...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-28-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By fairbank56
Not sure about toe panel on this 27 year old...

Not sure about toe panel on this 27 year old machine. From parts manual, looks like you just pull upper part of panel to release from clips. Can't find wiring diagram for this old model either....
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-28-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By fairbank56
Yes, the hi limit thermostat should open at...

Yes, the hi limit thermostat should open at around 250 while the thermal fuse should blow at around 300. If the operating thermostat is good and air flow is good, then the hi limit should never...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-28-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By fairbank56
Timer is hooked up correctly. Overheating can be...

Timer is hooked up correctly. Overheating can be caused by improper air flow or the operating thermostat is faulty. That thermostat cycles on/off which turns the heat coil on/off to maintain proper...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-28-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By fairbank56
Post a copy of your wiring diagram. Did you do...

Post a copy of your wiring diagram. Did you do your testing with dryer fully assembled? If partially unassembled, you won't have proper air flow which could cause fuse to blow. Are you getting good...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-28-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By fairbank56
Probably bad gas valve coils. Whirlpool 279834...

Probably bad gas valve coils.

Whirlpool 279834 Dryer Gas Valve Coil Kit - AppliancePartsPros.com (http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-coil-kit-for-279834-ap3094251.html)

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-28-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By fairbank56
Maybe. What is the model number of your...

Maybe. What is the model number of your dryer?

Eric
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-27-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By fairbank56
Does the timer not advance in both timed dry and...

Does the timer not advance in both timed dry and auto dry? If so, you are most likely missing the L2 power leg or the motor switch is faulty. You would check for 240vac at the dryer receptacle and if...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By fairbank56
Try resetting the AC panel breaker for the dryer....

Try resetting the AC panel breaker for the dryer. Your not getting L2 leg of power to the dryer either because half of breaker has tripped, faulty dryer power cord, faulty connection at power cord...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-27-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By fairbank56
We need the model number of the washer. Eric

We need the model number of the washer.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 08-26-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By fairbank56
You can't bypass it unless you can reprogram the...

You can't bypass it unless you can reprogram the computer code running on the control board. This isn't new. I have a 2002 GE washer with electronic control. If it doesn't detect the lid...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-26-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By fairbank56
First, try resetting the AC panel breaker for the...

First, try resetting the AC panel breaker for the dryer. The L2 leg can trip without tripping the whole thing and prevent the heat from working. It is normal for the timer to run with door closed and...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-26-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By fairbank56
That won't work either. There are two sets of...

That won't work either. There are two sets of contacts in this device. One for the lid switch and one for the lock switch. One is activated by a magnet in the lid strike when it goes into the latch...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-26-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By fairbank56
I agree with denman that it is probably an open...

I agree with denman that it is probably an open heater element as that may give your exact symptoms of no heat, no timer advance in auto dry and timer advance but no shut off in timed dry however...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-25-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By fairbank56
Does the timer advance on it's own with dryer...

Does the timer advance on it's own with dryer running in timed dry cycle? If not, try resetting your AC panel breaker as one leg of the breaker may have tripped. If timer does advance but no heat,...
Forum: Dryer Repair 08-25-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By fairbank56
What is the model number? If it is a gas dryer,...

What is the model number? If it is a gas dryer, it doesn't have a heating element.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 08-25-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By fairbank56
Please start a new thread and give model number...

Please start a new thread and give model number of the washer.

Eric
Forum: Washer Repair 08-25-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By fairbank56
Sounds like you need a new timer. The motor must...

Sounds like you need a new timer. The motor must reverse direction in order for the washer to go from agitation to draining. In order to reverse direction, the motor must stop first. Same for going...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-25-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By fairbank56
I don't think the motor is faulty since it runs...

I don't think the motor is faulty since it runs fine every time in agitation mode. The same motor windings are used is drain/spin as are used in agitation but motor direction of rotation is reversed...
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