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Forum: Washer Repair 03-23-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 99,013
Posted By David F
Solutions To The Problem That Whirlpool Claims To Have Made

Withe reference to the above it has recently come to my attention that Whirlpool have admitted in a Canadian court that:
1. They have altered the material of their spiders, to an aluminium alloy more...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-03-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,606
Posted By David F
I know this is much to late to be of help to the...

I know this is much to late to be of help to the original poster but it may help someone else later.
The ball, or float, (4) goes into the hose (6).
Forum: Dishwasher Repair 10-15-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,992
Posted By David F
Thanks denman a great help, particularly the tech...

Thanks denman a great help, particularly the tech sheet. I got round to checking and cleaning 'it' yesterday.
Cannot get anything from the from the keypad so 'suspect' that. Will get prices for...
Forum: Dishwasher Repair 09-26-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,992
Posted By David F
Unhappy Almost Dead

A relative has the subject model, the only responses we can get from it are the 'Heavy Wash' and 'Quick Rinse' buttons will light up when pressed. Nothing else will 'light up' and no other mechanical...
Forum: Washer Repair 04-13-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,977
Posted By David F
Should there be any sign of corrosion of your...

Should there be any sign of corrosion of your spider that may have conributed to the failure of the seal and bearings. The product of corrosion of the aluminium alloy spider is aluminium oxide, the...
Forum: Washer Repair 01-27-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By David F
Thanks Sid, a great help!

Thanks Sid, a great help!
Forum: Washer Repair 01-26-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By David F
Washer Manual

Does anyone know where I can obtain a shop manual for this model or its Whirlpool cousin?
Has anyone any experience of renewing just the spider on these models as Whirlpool are now apparently making...
Forum: Washer Repair 10-13-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,586
Posted By David F
The white powder you see, which does resemble...

The white powder you see, which does resemble powdered detergent, is most likely aluminium oxide, the main product of corrosion from the aluminium alloy of the spider and the alkaline products in the...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-30-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,418
Posted By David F
F21 means 'long drain' as per error codes...

F21 means 'long drain' as per error codes availble here: -
Whirlpool Duet Washer Fault Codes (http://www.assuredparts.com/WhirlpoolDuetWasherFaultCodes.html)

The service manual is available...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-20-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,678
Posted By David F
The manual available here may be of some use. ...

The manual available here may be of some use.

http://www.emaservicetips.com/pdfs/360_TumbleActionWashers.pdf
Forum: Washer Repair 07-17-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,069
Posted By David F
The following thread details one person's attempt...

The following thread details one person's attempt at a similar task: -
http://www.automaticwasher.org/cgi-bin/TD/TD-VIEWTHREAD.cgi?31496...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-16-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,629
Posted By David F
Not many people respond to queries about LG...

Not many people respond to queries about LG appliances and I am not familiar with them either but the following link shows, with pictures, one person's tear down of a machine similar, but not...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-11-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By David F
Looking at it again, I see your problem. It does...

Looking at it again, I see your problem. It does look as though the results of your 'google search' were more accurate than the information I obtained. Sorry about that. Perhaps one of the more...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-11-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By David F
A parts diagram for your model does not appear to...

A parts diagram for your model does not appear to be available on this site but is at:...
Forum: Washer Repair 07-09-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,241
Posted By David F
Yes there are bearings in the rear 'half' of the...

Yes there are bearings in the rear 'half' of the outer tub. Unfortunately there are not available as a separate item from the manufacturer's or normally through authorised repairers. To see the rear...
Forum: Washer Repair 06-20-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,469
Posted By David F
Wink Possible causes

Likely candidates are the timer or the control board.
Please see page 51 of the manual available here: -
http://www.emaservicetips.com/pdfs/360_TumbleActionWashers.pdf

Good Luck
Forum: Washer Repair 06-16-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,977
Posted By David F
Question Corroded spiders and failed bearings, could there be a link?

Joe,
Thank you very much for taking the time to respond.
“Maybe things have changed”

Maybe they have not! Your observation actually mirrors my own very, very limited personal experience. I have not...
Forum: Washer Repair 06-15-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,977
Posted By David F
Curious As to Reasoning

"I didn't want to go there, unless we had to..."

Joe
I was wondering why you ‘did not go there’. Given the track record of these Frigidaire ‘built’ machines it would be one of the things at the top...
Forum: Washer Repair 06-10-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,399
Posted By David F
To naners, The original post in this thread...

To naners,
The original post in this thread refers to an 'Oasis', a top load model.
Reading your post I concluded that you were identifying your front loader as being similar to the original subject...
Forum: Washer Repair 06-10-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,399
Posted By David F
naners, Yours is a front load model, the Oasis is...

naners,
Yours is a front load model, the Oasis is a top load model, they are very different in construction.
Should you be interested in what I believe causes the failure of the spiders in these...
Forum: Washer Repair 06-08-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 12,804
Posted By David F
Sounds like a failed bearings and/or fractured...

Sounds like a failed bearings and/or fractured spider to me.
As you say you have some DIY skills the following may prove informative: -
http://www.applianceblog.com/washers/RearBearingV6.pdf
Good...
Forum: Washer Repair 06-06-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,616
Posted By David F
Washplate in Cabrio's

I do not know if it is any help to anyone with a 'Collapso' but the link below shows what the new and old washplates for the Cabrio and the equivalent Maytags look like:...
Forum: Washer Repair 06-05-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,036
Posted By David F
Causes of Spider corrosion

To priusdan
I believe you are ‘on the right track’ as to what causes corrosion of the spiders.
Aluminum, and its alloys are corroded when immersed in an aqueous solution with a pH value above about...
Forum: Washer Repair 05-31-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,229
Posted By David F
Thumbs down Gene Affresh is manufactured by Whirlpool. A copy...

Gene
Affresh is manufactured by Whirlpool. A copy of the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) for this product can be viewed here:...
Forum: Washer Repair 09-05-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,197
Posted By David F
Possible Solution

From my limited experience I would say your seal and bearings have failed.
It appears that you have the inner tub removed from the outer tub (the one you have the photographs of). The only normal...
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