Asko W600 Washing Machine
Posted 20 April 2011 - 09:39 PM
Belts are fine but I have not pulled the motor yet (thinking it was the timer and because it does not seem that the motor even gets turned on at all). What other clues could I provide to help diagnose this problem?
Mike (the guy with the dirty clothes and irritated wife)
Posted 21 April 2011 - 08:08 AM
Verify the motor wiring harness is fully plugged in and all the wires are making contact.
Posted 21 April 2011 - 08:55 AM
Thanks kindly for your insights. I will check the brushes tonight and follow up.
Posted 22 April 2011 - 09:52 PM
I pulled the motor and it looks like a brush replacement could be promising. I checked the brush set you pointed me to and just before ordering I asked the Repair Clinic person to confirm that the brush would work in the Emerson MCA 61/64-148/AC18 motor I have in my Asko and said they do not stock Emerson parts. Are the parts you noted valid replacement? Thanks tons!
Mike -- still the guy with the broken washer.
Posted 23 April 2011 - 06:46 PM
By 'valid' I meant 'do they work with the Emerson motor that came with my Asko W600'? In the not too distant past I ordered some tires from TireRack.com and I asked them if the tires would for sure fit my car. They said those are the only size that fits my car. Turns out that when I brought them in to be mounted there were actually two sizes that came with my car and the ones I got were wrong. Cost me $150 to ship the tires back so I am bit paranoid. Will try these brushes and see how they work.
Posted 23 April 2011 - 07:26 PM
Posted 23 April 2011 - 08:44 PM
Thanks much. Already ordered two new brushes. Crossing my fingers that this will work as my wife is cross at me for taking so long because I am stubborn and want to do it myself.
Posted 27 April 2011 - 10:14 PM
Turns out the brushes were the problem. The set I received was not quite right which required a file and a bit of other work to make them fit, but they work. They are somewhat noisy right now but I am guessing that will improve once the brushes get seated.
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