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Offline ShawnTRD

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Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« on: April 26, 2009, 05:09:07 PM »
I got this washer from my parents (Whirlpool Model LSR7233EQ0). They said it wasn't spinning the cloths out. I checked the switch, and replaced the clutch because I thought it was alittle weak at the start of the spin. Well now when I test the spin cycle I sometime get this 2 clicks with slow spin. The 2 clicks repeat every couple seconds.

click click.......click click.......click click.......

This seems to happen when I haven't rain it in a day or so. When I turn it off and turn it back on it spins normal.

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Re: Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2009, 07:27:31 PM »
Replace the timer.
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Re: Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2009, 07:32:04 PM »
That was my guess, but I didn't want to waste money on a guess. Why do you say timer? Is this a educated guess?

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Re: Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2009, 07:52:29 PM »
Set the machine to wash. When it advances to spin, their should be a pause in the timer, the transmission will lock in and spin when the timer resumes. If it does not spin, open the lid, then close the lid, if it spins replace the timer.
If not, replace the transmission.
Not an educated guess. I learned it from Repairman.hehe.
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Re: Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2009, 08:20:33 PM »
I don't have it in the house. It's still in the garage. So I have no way to put water in it. Will it still work in wash cycle?

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Re: Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2009, 08:24:49 PM »
Set the timer at the end of the rinse cycle, just before spin and try it. Let it advance to spin and wait for the pause and spin. If the timer passes the spin mark on the timer and does not spin, raise then lower the lid and see if it spins.
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Re: Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2009, 07:29:23 AM »
OK so I was messing with this washer last night. When I put it in the wash section (between 6 and Rinse) it agitate some then started spinning. Then when it got to rinse cycle I could hear the motor humming, but when I looked under it the motor didn't look to be moving. And 5 minutes later the timer hadn't moved from the beginning of the rinse cycle.

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Re: Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2009, 06:38:23 AM »
You're not getting any cold water, which is what the beginning of the Rinse is looking for to run. Clean or replace the valve.
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Re: Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2009, 07:51:09 AM »
Sounds like when the gear case was pushed back up and in the plastic drive cam hit the spring bracket and broke. Or the motor may be shot but the only way to know for sure is to do some electrical testing with a volt/ohm meter and the wiring diagram located within the appliance.
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Re: Whirlpool Washer Click Click + slow spin
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2009, 01:07:48 PM »
You're not getting any cold water, which is what the beginning of the Rinse is looking for to run. Clean or replace the valve.

You lost me here. Because I don't have water hooked up to it is why it's not advancing through the Rinse Cycle?

 

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