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How to troubleshoot an F28 error code in a Whirlpool Duet Sport washer

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Washing Machine Repair 30 June 2011 · 2,484 views

OK ... going by memory here.

- First ohm out your motor. You should have approx 6 ohms between 1-2,1-3 and 2-3. You should also get 120 ohms on 5-6 which is the tach on the motor. If that is good ...

- Open up the little flap on the MCU board. Start a regular wash cycle and check for voltages at the MCU. On the pink wires you should get 120v. (With the wires connected to the MCU - don't disconnect them to check the voltage.) On the connector with the little blue wires - you should have 5 vDC.

- If you are getting the correct voltages at the MCU and the motor ohms out good, then you have a bad MCU.

- If you are not getting those readings at the MCU, then check continuity on the blue wires and the 2 pink wires from the CCU to the MCU.

- If you have continuity on all wires and the connections look good, then you have a bad CCU.

Part links ==> MCU, CCU

Source: whirlpool duet wfw9200sq00

How to fix a F71 error code on a Maytag MHWE300VW12 front-load washer

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Washing Machine Repair 28 June 2011 · 4,099 views

Techsheet should be inside unit (behind lower panel) which will explain failcodes - F71 shows a heartbeat failure, and is usually caused by a failed motor controller


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Source: Maytag Front Load Washer MHWE300VW12

How to fix a Maytag side-by-side MZD2768GE refrigerator that's freezing food in the beer compartment

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Refrigerator Repair 24 June 2011 · 1,028 views


Yes. There's a tech bulletin out on this. You need to replace the autodamper assembly.

One year warranty on the part and you can return it for a refund if it doesn't fix the problem.


How to replace the defrost heater in a Samsung refrigerator

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Refrigerator Repair 23 June 2011 · 7,922 views

This is the kind where the engineers were smokin' some goot sheet and decided to make the defrost heater and integral part of the evaporator coil, I guess under the delusion that the heater would never burn out. I gotta git me some o' dat! Anyway, the replacement procedure is a bit more involved that in most other refrigerators. Now, for the first time ever in the Universe, Sublime Master of Appliantology Certified Tech Group 51 reveals his patented technique.

A few extra tips........
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...bend the tabs a bit...

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....grind the offending rivets off from both the old and new heaters...

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..the wire will need to be rerouted, I just removed the pin from the connector,
did not want to cut and reconnect the wire..
I got more pics. if'n you gets stuck :wacko: .....keep us posted...

Source: Samsung Ref Model #RS265LABP

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