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#1 moon13

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 07:00 PM

Does anyone know if the centrifugal switch can be replaced on these dryers? I didnt see the part on Repair clinic. If not, then new motor is in this one's future.

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#2 john63

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 08:26 PM

Motor switches are not available separately.
To eliminate:

Musty odor

L-O-N-G cycle times

Dingy/yellowing whites

Suds error message

Slow spin speeds

Intermittent water leaks (from rear of washer)

And other annoying symptoms which vary brand-to brand.

Read below:

The *correct* amount of HE (High Efficiency) detergent that should be used in any front load or agitatorless top load washer with tub sizes 3.0 cu ft and larger is as follows:

HE: (2) Tablespoons Per Wash Load

HE 2X: (1) Tablespoon

HE 3X: (1) Teaspoon

Perform a TUB CLEAN CYCLE every (4) months.

Use: "Tide Washing Machine Cleaner"

#3 Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 11:52 PM

Motor time==> http://www.repaircli...Number=DLG5988B

#4 RegUS_PatOff

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 02:41 AM

anyone know if the centrifugal switch can be replaced on these dryers?.

or try good blast of compressed air . . .
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#5 Southern Appliance

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 10:29 AM

Good point Reg.
Have done thet myself a few times.
All it takes is a tiny bit of lint to keep the switch from
returning to home position when the motor stops.




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