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Author Topic: MTW5600TQ direct drive agitates in spin mode  (Read 3319 times)

Offline dentdaddy

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MTW5600TQ direct drive agitates in spin mode
« on: July 30, 2012, 11:44:17 AM »

Direct drive washer agitates while in spin mode. Replaced timer, didn't fix the problem.

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Re: MTW5600TQ direct drive agitates in spin mode
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2012, 12:13:18 PM »
If the motor is running in the correct direction during the spin cycle then the transmission/gear box is bad.

I would guess being you have already replaced the timer then the motor is running in the correct direction for the spin cycle.

I have only seen a few direct drive washers do this over the years. They end up agitating well the basket spins and it wraps the cloths around the agitator.

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Re: MTW5600TQ direct drive agitates in spin mode
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2012, 12:31:25 PM »
If you want to get greasy, you can just replace the agitator cam.

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Re: MTW5600TQ direct drive agitates in spin mode
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2012, 12:35:54 PM »
How it works inside and how to rebuild:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieZ5y47TAMk
« Last Edit: July 30, 2012, 12:37:22 PM by JWWebster »
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Re: MTW5600TQ direct drive agitates in spin mode
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2012, 06:41:07 AM »
Installed a "new to it" tranny and all is well.

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Re: MTW5600TQ direct drive agitates in spin mode
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2012, 07:51:55 AM »
Thanks for the update.  O0

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Re: MTW5600TQ direct drive agitates in spin mode
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2012, 01:41:56 AM »
I like that, Dentdaddy.   A "New to it"  Transmission.   ;)
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