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Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« on: July 18, 2012, 04:42:43 PM »
This washer locks but that's all. I hear the control board sequencing, but no power to inlet valve. Will not drain or spin. Only locks. I read on a forum that the cycle switch could be the problem. Just wondering if anyone has run into this problem. Could use a tech sheet or manual. Thanks.


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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2012, 04:51:39 PM »
Tech sheet is 48 page, 4.5MB so it's to large to attach here.
Will send it to you shortly when I get back home.
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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2012, 05:46:41 PM »
Harold I have one in the back yard lid is locked the green light is illuminated on the control so it is getting power. I cannot get it to do nothing and that is after installing a $45 lid switch.
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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2012, 06:31:40 PM »
Well, I'm gonna find out, then we will both know. Thanks.  O0

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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2012, 07:42:09 PM »
That would be awesome  O0
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« Last Edit: July 18, 2012, 07:43:01 PM by JWWebster »
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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2012, 08:36:14 PM »
When you put machine into diagnostics  are there any fault codes logged ?

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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2012, 04:45:22 AM »
When you put machine into diagnostics  are there any fault codes logged ?
Have'nt got around to looking at it yet.

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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2012, 08:15:56 AM »
None of the idiot lights work on my machine except for the small green one on the back of the control. The lid is locked. Holding down on the button for 3 seconds or more does nothing.
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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2012, 08:23:05 AM »
I had one doing the same thing. There was junk in the drain pump, jamming it. Pump would be energized, trying to drain, whenever the washer was plugged in. Cleaned out the pump & all was working again. Just tip it back & see if the pump is "humming".
« Last Edit: July 19, 2012, 08:25:09 AM by scrapiron »

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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2012, 08:24:46 AM »
Wow I am going to check that.
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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2012, 05:55:30 AM »
Have an update on this washer. The tech book on this unit is on inside front. It really tells you everything, but you have to read it a couple times to understand. I assumed it had a bad control board  I could not get it to read correct control board supply(13vdc), and only lid lock and sensing light were on. Also led on rear of control. Unit would not go into diagnostic mode, manually or automatically. So removed control board wiring, look at board and reinstalled. At that point unit would go into diagnostic mode. Long story short. Faulty drive motor. With that said if you have an issue where the washers dead in the water, check to see if basket turns freely. Since I removed board I may have to recalibrate machine. O0

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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2012, 08:36:39 PM »
     I had one at a customers doing the same thing - nothing.   Went through checking all of the wires it told to do on the tech sheet.   Bottom line,   the actuator was bad.    It takes 3 minutes to install a new one.    What I figured out was that if actuator motor goes bad and is out of position,   it will do nothing.   
     I now carry 2 actuators on my truck.   If I encounter same problem,  its easier to just change actuator then to be checking all of those wires from control to motor and actuator.    I also carry a lid lock, strike, control (there are a couple different ones for these machines), and several of the electronic pressure / temp switches.     With lid lock and strike,  you can just plug new one into control to see if that is the problem.     Not carrying a motor yet,  haven't had one go bad. 
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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2012, 03:30:48 PM »
Looking for a tech sheet for a whirlpool washer model WTW4950xwo

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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #13 on: September 02, 2012, 03:37:15 PM »
Looking for a tech sheet for a whirlpool washer model WTW4950xwo


Here you go...
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Re: Whirlpool he top load md# wtw4950xw0
« Reply #14 on: September 02, 2012, 04:23:04 PM »
Thanks AJ

 

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