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Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 07:21 PM
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Posted By sidfink43
The first thing to do is to take off the bottom...

The first thing to do is to take off the bottom service panel and take off the pump and make sure nothing is blocking anything. Then use the tech notes you should find inside there to do some...
Forum: Washer Repair Yesterday, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By sidfink43
This is the panel in the front. Here is a link...

This is the panel in the front.

Here is a link to a service manual that is similar to your model.

http://www.emaservicetips.com/pdfs/780_2009_Affinity_Washer_5995536298_3-09.pdf

Good luck
Forum: Washer Repair 08-20-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By sidfink43
Yours is a pretty mysterious problem. Usually a...

Yours is a pretty mysterious problem. Usually a banging problem occurs in the spin cycle not the agitation. And the fact that it occurs only on the heavy cycle is equally strange.

It may be that...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-20-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By sidfink43
There should be tech notes inside the lower...

There should be tech notes inside the lower service panel which will show you how to generate diagnostic help.

You may end up replacing parts on spec, in which case if you buy from this site and...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-19-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By sidfink43
The voltage drop is probably enough to keep the...

The voltage drop is probably enough to keep the motor from running. Go ahead and change out the control unit, and if you buy from this site and that is not the problem you can return it.
Forum: Washer Repair 08-19-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By sidfink43
This is actually made by Frigidaire and sold...

This is actually made by Frigidaire and sold under the GE label. Look inside the lower service panel for some tech notes that will enable you to do some diagnosing and to test some components. I...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-19-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By sidfink43
This is not a Frigidaire made machine, and very...

This is not a Frigidaire made machine, and very difficult to diagnose. If you want to try replacing the pump you can buy from this site and if that is not the problem you can return it.

Good luck
Forum: Washer Repair 08-17-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By sidfink43
I assume this has fixed your original problem. ...

I assume this has fixed your original problem. What you have likely done is to wire it up so as to by-pass the lid switch. See if you don't have a friend who is familiar with basic wiring who can...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-16-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By sidfink43
Yes, but with shipping it would be about $100.00....

Yes, but with shipping it would be about $100.00. Those of us who respond on this site are volunteers and do not work for APP which is a parts company. This should be your part.

AP3100363

Sorry I...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-16-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By sidfink43
I can't really tell much from the pics, but just...

I can't really tell much from the pics, but just splice a similar gauged wire to the green wire to make it longer. you don't even need wire nuts, just twisted good and taped good.

Sorry this...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-16-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By sidfink43
No, as long as you do a good solid connection...

No, as long as you do a good solid connection with wire nuts and make sure it is insulated with the tape around the nuts you should be ok. You absolutely should disclose the repair to a prospective...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By sidfink43
Okay, I am guessing what happened here is that...

Okay, I am guessing what happened here is that lid switch went bad and someone had another switch with the wrong plug so they just hard wired the new switch or wired the old broken switch in and cut...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-16-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By sidfink43
This is a mystery. If cleaning the contacts does...

This is a mystery. If cleaning the contacts does not help take off the cabinet and the water pump and take off the connector to the motor, clean those contacts and reseat that.

Good luck, hope this...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-15-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By sidfink43
Well it sure sounds like you got a bum timer. If...

Well it sure sounds like you got a bum timer. If you bought from this site they will replace it, if you did not try to get a replacement from the seller. But first take off the connector and clean...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By sidfink43
The non authorized parts is not a problem, but...

The non authorized parts is not a problem, but doing the work correctly is. This is a hard job for anyone who has not done it a number of times.

Sorry, but buying a new one is the recommended...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-15-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By sidfink43
The easiest way to test the lid switch is to use...

The easiest way to test the lid switch is to use a jumper wire to by-pass by inserting the wire in the non-ground terminals on the connector from the timer.

If the machine spins, you have a lid...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By sidfink43
Wow, what you did should have fixed things. Use...

Wow, what you did should have fixed things. Use the tech notes you should have found under the top cover to test the motor control board, but the problem with Duets is that they are almost...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-14-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By sidfink43
This is a new and improved Neptune, and it is...

This is a new and improved Neptune, and it is still a problem machine. I think your best option is to purchase a used top loader. It will do just as good a job for you, and if you get one without...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-14-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,100
Posted By sidfink43
Mikeheff Please start a new thread and post your...

Mikeheff

Please start a new thread and post your model number and a more detailed description of your problem and someone should be able to help you.

Thanks
Forum: Washer Repair 08-11-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By sidfink43
You should be able to turn the transmission with...

You should be able to turn the transmission with the coupling fingers. Still sound like the motor is the issue but you will have to try one out to tell.
Forum: Washer Repair 08-10-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By sidfink43
Great, glad you found that and got it fixed, and...

Great, glad you found that and got it fixed, and thanks for updating us.
Forum: Washer Repair 08-09-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By sidfink43
We are talking about a closed system here, so now...

We are talking about a closed system here, so now that you have the cabinet off check the area between the tub and basket for the source of the problem and also check the drain pipe. Clean out...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-09-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By sidfink43
From what you have described I still think your...

From what you have described I still think your replacement motor is the problem assuming you have checked out the coupling and the pump.
Forum: Washer Repair 08-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By sidfink43
I agree there is no reason for this problem to...

I agree there is no reason for this problem to have occurred. I can only assume a horrible coincidence and that the control unit has failed. If you buy one from this site and that is not the...
Forum: Washer Repair 08-08-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By sidfink43
Here is a link to the service manual for a model...

Here is a link to the service manual for a model similar to this model.

http://www.applianceaid.com/pdf/WPRE6150manual.pdf

Try resetting the machine, and note that there is no 10 flash error...
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