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How to retrieve the diagnostic codes stored in the control board of a Maytag electric double wall oven

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Oven-Range-Stove Repair 01 October 2011 · 1,421 views
Maytag, wall oven
Grand Master Reg reads us the keypad dance:

Follow procedure below to use the quick test mode.

Entries must be made within 32 seconds of each other or the control will exit the quick test mode.
1. Press and hold CANCEL and BROIL pads for 3 seconds.
2. Once the control has entered the “Quick Test” mode, release both pads.
3. Press the AUTOSET button ..... Steps through last 5 diagnostic codes


Source: Maytag electric double wall oven MEW6630DDS is only beeping and not functioning


How to test the motor in a Whirlpool Duet Sport - Kenmore HE2 Plus front load washer

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Washing Machine Repair 30 September 2011 · 2,231 views
Whirlpool, Duet Sport, washer and 1 more...
If your front load washer isn't spinning or tumbling the drum, the three big components to test are the door latch assembly, the motor control board, and the motor. Usually details for these tests are given in the tech sheet inside the washer. Here are some tips from Sublime Master Willie for testing the motor using an ohm meter:

When checking the tacho coil in the motor make sure you have your meter on a high enough ohms setting to read. You need at least one step up on the range on your meter than what you used to test the motor phase windings.


Phase windings you are looking for 6 ohms, the tacho coil is going to be 115 - 120 ohms so if you had you meter on a continuity check that usually only reads up to around 45 - 60 ohms, need to step up to a 200 ohm or higher setting or auto range on your meter.



Source: Kenmore HE2 Plus, mod# 110.47511701. Won't agitate or spin


How to clear the control lock on the control panel of a Frigidaire dryer

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Dryer Repair 28 September 2011 · 2,272 views
Frigidaire, dryer, control lock

You know your Frigidaire dryer is stuck in Control Lock Limbo™ if the little padlock light come on when you press any key on the control panel. Master Reg explains how to clear that:


Control (Control Lock)

To avoid having someone accidentally start or stop the dryer,

press OPTIONS and SELECT at the same time until the (Control Lock) indicator is lighted.

To remove the control lock, press OPTIONS and SELECT again. :whistling:



Source: Frigidaire Dryer Model feq1442es0


How to fix a Whirlpool Duet Sport washer with an F22 error code

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Washing Machine Repair 28 September 2011 · 3,346 views
Whirlpool, Duet Sport, washer and 1 more...
This error is usually accompanied by the door lock attempting (and failing) to lock (clicking) six times and then throwing the F22 error code. Grand Master kdog explains the fire drill for this one:

Door latch contains a locking/unlocking solenoid as well as a switch to tell the control that it is locked, sound like that communication is not there in your machine


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Source: whirlpool duet m#wfw8300sw02 f22 error code


Whirlpool Duet Sport - Kenmore washer leaving clothes sopping wet at the end of the cycle

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Washing Machine Repair 22 September 2011 · 1,751 views
Whirlpool, Duet Sport, Kenmore and 1 more...
So your Whirlpool Duet Sport or (Kenmore equivalent) washer is leaving your clothes sopping wet at the end of the wash cycle? It seems to be tumbling the clothes okay and it pumps the water out but it never kicks into high speed spin. Sublime Master tronicsmasta has some inside scoop on the fix:

We have gotten tons of complains about it. The recommended fix by Whirlpool is replace the MCU if everything else checks ok.


Check These:
Drain hose not siphoning back into washer,
Inlet Valve for dripping overnight,
Shocks,
Springs,
Level Unit,
Sorting of Clothing (bad sorting = jeans with t-shirts),
Load Size (About 2/3 full max),
HE detergent only (Tide, Gain, Cheer)


Part link ==> Motor Control Unit

Source: Whirlpool duet washer WFW9750WW01






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