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Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« on: November 17, 2008, 12:56:19 PM »
Can you tell me where i can get a free repair manual for a Amana Commercial Quality Washer Model # LWA50AW. I see the Amana top loads listed but model # LWA50AW is not listed. We had a broken belt, then replaced it. Now it will not drain water out of tub. Motor gets very hot and clicks off.

Model LWA50AW

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Re: Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2008, 01:13:34 PM »
Hi,

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LWA50AW Amana Washer Service Repair Manual

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Re: Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2008, 03:26:03 PM »
did you check the pump?
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Re: Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2008, 03:39:17 PM »
 We did look in the pump. Nothing looks blocked. It will pump the water out. It's just that the motor locks up and gets very hot. I was thinking my husband has belt on wrong, but thanks to you I have down loaded the repair manuel and it seems to be on right.  It's like it won't go counter clockwise with out binding up. It barely starts to spin and drain then it shuts off. From what I read it sounds like belt is to tight??? Any clues.
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Cindy
PS everything was working fine until we replaced the belt.

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Re: Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2008, 04:07:15 PM »
Clues>>>

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Re: Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2008, 04:12:49 PM »
Yes we understand how to put the water pump back on. Goes through all cycles now, but when it gets to the part that it starts to spin and pump water out, it will just barely get going and the safty breaker goes off and shuts everything down. Its like something is restricting the belt from going counter clockwise? Any suggestions.
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Re: Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2008, 04:16:24 PM »
I put that there to show you the correct belt routing.


Is there a line of grease about 12" from the floor all around the inside of the cabinet?
Was the machine spinning noisily before the belt broke?
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Re: Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2008, 04:19:50 PM »
Not that I have seen. I have not seen any grease. May have been when husband changed the belt? Did the belt need greased?

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Re: Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2008, 04:22:43 PM »
I just spoke to my husband. He said no there was no grease around the cabinet. That the bearings are ok. It was not noisy before the belt broke.

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Re: Repair Manual for Amana Commercial Washer
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2008, 04:25:38 PM »
The belt could have broken for 2 reasons...
1. It was worn out (old)
2. Something is binding the center (transmission pulley)

Your husband can remove the belt and try turning the  center pulley by hand to seee if it is bound up. If so, the bearing is a possiblility, as well as something caught between the spin basket and the outer tub.

Other than that, it is easy to get the belt on wrong when replacing it for the first time...we all have done it. If you get grease on that belt, you will ruin it. Amana belts are specifically designed to sl;ip a bit during the spin cyle.
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