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Offline tetsuo73

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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2008, 04:33:39 PM »
Damn it >:(

replaced both switches today and nothing.  The water won't even fill.
Any suggestion on what to check or replace next?

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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2008, 04:54:19 PM »
If the water won't fill check that fuse. If it is open the water won't fill.
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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #12 on: October 27, 2008, 05:49:29 PM »
its the fuse under the pressure switch O0
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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2008, 10:03:30 PM »
I searched all around and there is only one fuse I can see on this unit.

It is part #3.

Where else could a fuse be hiding?





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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #14 on: October 28, 2008, 10:59:34 PM »
Look at the diagram
 The fuse is in line with the water valve. If the water don't come in nothing else will happen.Note: click on the diagram and it will magically git bigger. According to the diagram white wires go to the fuse. If number 3 has white wires a goin to it AND the fuse is OPEN den you is on da rite track Kimosabe.If you will notice the white wire goes to both the hot and cold side of the water valve. This white wire is known in the business as "COMMON". If the fuse is blown then naturally nothing else is gonna hapen because the pressure switch has got to be satisfied and theonly way to do that is fer the water to fill the tub and put pressure in the tube that goes to the water level switch, Once the water level is high enough the pressure diaphram inside the switch clicks over the common wire to the motor and she starts a washin away.
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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2008, 09:04:56 AM »
the fuse is good.
In fact I pulled off the white wires and jumped them together just to make sure the fuse is good and still nothing.  Double checked the power, and dryer works fine.

So the next step is to replace the pressure switch?  any test I can do before ordering that part?

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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2008, 12:28:28 PM »
the next thing you need to check is the water valve, part # 22002360
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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #17 on: October 29, 2008, 07:13:28 PM »
ok i will go check out both of the valves.  I mean I do have the setting on "WARM"
so even if I got unlucky that one valve goes, shouldn't the other one still open and let water in?  What would be the chance that both valves goes at the same time? 

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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #18 on: October 29, 2008, 07:37:32 PM »
It happens, I have asked custs about it and they would say something to the effect of: Well you know hot died a long time ago but I just used cold till it finally died. I am like well when was you gonna inform me about this? :tickedoff:
I have had folks bring me a heat strip with all the coils gone. Guys will say well it don't get that cold down here and yeah it didn't heat all tha well but hay when it finally stopped altogether....Like well that old water fountain thingy died years ago but we still had ice....
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Re: washer stopped in the middle of a cycle and won't start again
« Reply #19 on: October 29, 2008, 08:04:19 PM »
Tested both valves with the power off for continuity which I got.
Tested both valves with the power on at 120V and the meter reads nothing.

Which leads me to believe that no power is going to those valves.

What to test next?

 

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