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Offline whirlpooltech

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Re: performa washer not spinning.
« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2009, 10:04:15 PM »
go ahead JW, you're obviously on a roll...


yeah, squirt some lubricant in there so the brake will slip and spin the tub during agitation. What a concept.

Yeah and when that happens your cloths will get knotted tight around the agitator.

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Re: performa washer not spinning.
« Reply #21 on: March 20, 2009, 10:07:01 PM »
I bet he has ruined more thongs that way :)
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Re: performa washer not spinning.
« Reply #22 on: March 20, 2009, 10:07:45 PM »
 :2funny:

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Re: performa washer not spinning.
« Reply #23 on: March 20, 2009, 10:12:26 PM »
Zoomspout oil is use by HVAC techs as a tried and true lubricant for motors of all sort. And squeaky brake packages. It can be found at any Ace hardware store fer a cupla bucks. And by the way I was not insinuatin you splash enough on there to improve yer luvlife. Just a tad will do it.:D
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Re: performa washer not spinning.
« Reply #24 on: March 20, 2009, 10:48:11 PM »
Thanks for the info, its all helpful.   :)

Offline Mr. Fix-It

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Re: performa washer not spinning.
« Reply #25 on: March 21, 2009, 07:31:03 AM »
You are not supposed to put any oil on these brakes it operates optimumly in a dry state . The manufacturer recomends sprinkling a little corn starch on them to keep them quiet.

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Re: performa washer not spinning.
« Reply #26 on: March 21, 2009, 09:14:09 AM »
After hurricane Katrina their were many of these machines underwater. If allowed to dry out they were sometimes repairable. A little rust buster and zoomoil PLUS the special tool mentioned by our illustrious tech RM would get the brake freed up. I got a plenty of them going that way and never did get any complaints about any squeaking. Now if I could just get my roof to stop leaking...
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