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After starting wash cycle, panel lights up and you can hear relays clicking then nothing. Tried turning to Drain/Spin sometimes

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Old 11-28-2012, 02:30 PM
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Model Number: WFW8410SW02   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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After starting wash cycle, panel lights up and you can hear relays clicking then nothing. Tried turning to Drain/Spin sometimes it will drain and spin other times it wont. Already replaced drain pump, have temp sensor ordered.
Sometimes if I pull the plug and leave it for 30 minutes and plug it back in it will work, but not all the time. Any help is appreciated.


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Old 11-28-2012, 04:23 PM
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I also am getting F 28 when I do the diagnostic test
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Hi.

Remove the toe panel and locate the manual on the side of the cabinet.Find the error codes. Run the test.

Check all the connectors at the control boards and harness between them.

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I already had that panel off, I touched and wiggled all the wires and pushed on the connectors to the motor and the control board I couldn't find anything loose but after I plugged it back in it started working. Must be in the wireing or the board itself. I will have to pull the back panel off to get a closer look. Is this anything you have run into before? Thanks for the reply.
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Hi.

Bad contacts is a common problem.

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Thanks for the reply Simon, I'm going to tear into it this Sunday and check all the connectors and wires.
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You are welcome.

Post the results.

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Well I tore in to it today finally, took the back off and looked for loose connections. Sure enough there was a ground wire on the motor that was very loose, crimped it a little put it back on, works great.
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Good work! I'm glad you fixed the problem.

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