Discuss

Washer motor won't run and makes no sound

 in

Washer Repair

. "

My Amana washer motor does not run in spin or agitate cycle and and pump is not working. No sound

..."
 
 
Register | FAQ's | New Posts | Today's Posts | Extras
Appliance Repair Forum > Appliance Repair Help > Washer Repair » Washer motor won't run and makes no sound

Post New Thread  Reply By reading any content on this site you agree to AppliancePartsPros.com, Inc. disclaimer and Terms of Use.
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12-16-2010, 09:59 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 3
rcraighead is on a distinguished road
Default Washer motor won't run and makes no sound
Model Number: LW6153LM   Brand: Amana   Age: More than 10 years   

Appliance Parts from AppliancePartPros.com


My Amana washer motor does not run in spin or agitate cycle and and pump is not working. No sound comes from motor in any cycle. I have tested the lid switch for continuity and it passes. I also bypassed the switch using a jumper wire. Still no motor action.

Problem originally began with burning rubber smell and loud squeaking sound. Belt was found to be badly worn and was replaced, but when the new belt was installed it would never engage properly with the pulley. I double-checked the installation and all looked fine. I then found by slightly increasing the tension on the dampener pulley, the belt would engage with the motor pulley. I ran one load this way. The motor worked, but the cycle was out of sync with the timer knob. Subsequently, the motor is silent. I have disconnected the cables several times and wonder if a connection is damaged. I'd love to call a repair man but have no money, so here I am, trying to fix a broken washer myself. Any advice?

I do have multimeter and electrical schematic of the washer. Not sure how to use it though. I read the "testing for continuity" FAQ, just don't know what to test.

Thanks.


Related Models
Amana LW6153LM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6153LM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6153WB WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6153WB WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6153WB WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6153WM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6153WM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6163LM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6163LM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6163LM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6163WM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6163WM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6163WM WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6501W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6501W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6501W2B WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6501W2B WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6601W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6601W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW6661W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW7503L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW7503L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW7503W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW7503W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW7563W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
 LW8000ER Air Conditioner
 LW8000ER Air Conditioner
Amana LW8201L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8201L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8201W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8201W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8203L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8203L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8203W WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8203W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8203W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8203W2B WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8203W2B WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8252L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8252L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8252W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8252W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8253W WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8263W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8263W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8303L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8303L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8303W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8303W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8303W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8312L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8312L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8312W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8312W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8363L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8363L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8363W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8363W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8403W WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8413L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8413L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8413W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8413W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8413W2B WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8413W2B WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8463L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8463L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8463W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8463W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW8463W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9003 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9103 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9103W WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9103W WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9103W WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9203L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9203L2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9203W WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9203W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LW9203W2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA05AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA10AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA18AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA20AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA30AL WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA30AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA30BL WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA30BW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA40AL WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA40AL2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA40AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA40AW2 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA50AL WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA50AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA60AL WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA60AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA65AL WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA65AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA80AL WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA80AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA90AL WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWA90AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWC05AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWC07AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWC18AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWC30AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWC40AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWC50AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWC75AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWC80AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWC90AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWD250 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWD250 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWD250 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWD27AW WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWD27BW WASHER-TOP LOADING
 LWD3081ST Electric Range
Amana LWD352 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWD352 WASHER-TOP LOADING
Amana LWD352L WASHER-TOP LOADING
Reply With Quote
See inside of your appliance - diagrams and part photos for virtually every model.

powered by AppliancePartsPros.com
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 12-18-2010, 05:06 PM
Senior Expert
APP Volunteer
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 10,633
sidfink43 has a spectacular aura about
Default

Well darn, cause it could be a couple of things. Since your motor will run I don't think that is the problem, but the problem can be in the timer, the connections and the wiring. Try to clean and reseat all the connections and check all the wires for a break or short using a meter.

If all else fails try replacing the timer. If you buy from this site and it does not fix your problem you can return it, see the returns policy for details and conditions.
__________________
-
Reply With Quote
See inside of your appliance - diagrams and part photos for virtually every model.

powered by AppliancePartsPros.com
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kemore elite washer makes humming sound at spin cycle aviator2010 Washer Repair 6 03-07-2010 01:11 PM
Washer doesn't spin...drains and makes clicking sound rcorley Washer Repair 1 02-23-2010 04:37 PM
washer makes clicking sound and now won't spin at all LKelly Washer Repair 2 10-25-2008 06:36 PM
Kenmore washer makes squeeking sound cjwdoyle Washer Repair 5 01-21-2008 06:21 PM
GE washer makes clicking sound Kyle Washer Repair 5 01-13-2008 01:41 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:44 PM.

The content on this web site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace an on-site diagnosis from a qualified appliance service technician. By reading any content on this site you agree to AppliancePartsPros.com , Inc. disclaimer and Terms of Use.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17