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Offline Blaiser

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Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« on: December 20, 2013, 09:48:11 PM »
Have a hell of a time with this Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low Washer Model # WTW5500XW1 machine is not agitating nor spinning. Replaced Motherboard, actuator, splutch assembly, lid switch and even tried a new motor that I had sitting on the shelf. Banging my head against the wall on this one. I guess my last resort is a new capacitor before I take a Sledge hammer to it. Any thoughts?
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[/size]It will fill and drain though. Tried putting it in rinse and spin - it will rinse but no spin. Also tried quick wash. Tub seemed to fill awefully high before it drained - no spin

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Re: Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2013, 03:37:02 AM »
You might want to check for a broken wire at the motor, sometimes vibration breaks one.

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Re: Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2013, 08:17:52 AM »
Where I have had them broken is in the plastic wrap, right where there plastic ties are.

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Re: Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2013, 08:41:29 AM »
check the wires going to the capacitor they are very common to fail.on (mvw) washers.

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Re: Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2013, 08:52:20 AM »
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Re: Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2013, 11:06:47 AM »
If the start circuit was open, the motor would still get run current and probably pop the breaker.

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Re: Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2013, 02:53:07 PM »
Did ya recal the machine after replacing the parts?
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Re: Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2013, 03:42:11 PM »
Yes I did but no motor movement. I hear the actuator kick in but no movement


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Re: Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2013, 10:05:32 PM »
I now have 2 of these crappy machines out back. LOL One of em actually I can get into diagnostics and got a bad lid switch code. I ain't in no hurry to fix it. LOL
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Re: Whirlpool Cabrio H2Low
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2013, 11:23:43 PM »
Check continuity of wires from control to motor. I've found a couple with a break in the red wire where it goes around support at the right rear corner.

 

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