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Offline dann325

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Washer problem
« on: March 18, 2010, 10:36:58 PM »
My washer stopped working last week, did the homework and everyone said coupler, so i changed it. plugged it in and working great.... untill i hear a clicking noise, walk over and smells like its on fire, (rubber).. so i turn it off and investigate.. cant find anything, turn the knob turn back on and it keeps going, and so does the smell.. i turn it off again and this time when i try to turn it on it will not come on, just makes a strange noise like its stuck or somthing.. try again serveral times and finally comes back on.. i open lid and shut it and back to not working... any ideas?

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Re: Washer problem
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2010, 11:47:15 PM »
Check your couplings. They might be too tight against the trans or motor.
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Re: Washer problem
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2010, 12:10:59 AM »
hmmm,, i was afraid they were gunna be too loose.. they didnt go as far as the one that was on it... but i used your socket method and got them close... had to beat them on pretty good.. how do i know if they are to tight/loose?

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Re: Washer problem
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2010, 09:29:06 AM »
 The couplers have to be flush with the end of the shafts.

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Re: Washer problem
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2010, 09:54:06 AM »
If you ain't got em on all the way their will be binding too far and binding. Manunfacturers actually sell an install tool to prevent that. I get the inside of the end piece flush with the shaft as the major pointed out.
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Re: Washer problem
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2010, 01:53:15 PM »
i guess that is prob gunna be my problem then... that will explain noise and burnt smell.... guess ill be taking it all back apart again,, YAY!.. lol.. you think ill need another coupler, or should the one i put on still be fine?

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Re: Washer problem
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2010, 04:06:12 PM »
The one you have will be ok
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