Posted 28 December 2011 - 03:59 PM
My washer recently began leaving clothes wet after the spin cycle. The water is draining, and it is spinning, just apparently not fast enough to get all the water out of the clothes. We've been running smaller loads than normal to see if this helps the situation, but no dice. The water pump has recently been replaced, along with the drive belt. I've read that a slow spin might be because of a bad clutch, but I haven't seen a clutch in the parts diagrams of this model.
Any help at all would be appreciated. Thanks!
Posted 28 December 2011 - 05:19 PM
Posted 28 December 2011 - 10:58 PM
Posted 03 January 2012 - 10:07 AM
Any other ideas of things I could check? Thanks!
Posted 03 January 2012 - 05:02 PM
When under the machine I turn the pulley and watch to see if it releases the brake (above the pulley)...
Posted 11 January 2012 - 09:42 AM
I should also.mention that the knocking/clapping was happening during agitate not spin. It happened again with the front off, but my wife shut the machine down before I could take a listen, and we couldn't get it to happen again.
Posted 11 January 2012 - 12:20 PM
When the Drive Pulley rotates CLOCKWISE, the upper and lower cams are designed to nest together which allows the Drive Pulley to remain in position on the Drive Shaft. The Brake remains engaged and the Drive Pulley will turn the lower cam and drive the shaft to cause the Transmission to agitate.
When the Drive Pulley rotates COUNTERCLOCKWISE, the upper cam and pulley ride up the lower cam approximately 3/16 of an inch before the driving shoulders on the Pulley hub engage the “dogs” on the lower cam.
This causes the top of the Pulley hub to push against the spacer which compresses the Brake Spring and lifts the Brake Rotor and lining assembly off the Brake Stator. The Brake is disengaged and the Pulley will turn the lower cam and drive shaft to cause the Transmission to spin.
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Posted 11 January 2012 - 03:38 PM
1: Should I be able to turn the shaft counter-clockwise if nothing is pushing up on the brake? If I turn just the hub without letting the pulley compress upwards, I can still turn the shaft, even though there's one spot that it feels that the brake is clamping down.
2: Even after the new thrust pulley and a new belt, my machine seems to be "pausing" during spin...just split-second lapses where it appears that the drum slows down, then picks up again. When manually rotating the thrust pulley, I can feel a spot where things slow down once per rotation, much like I was describing in 1: above...a moment when it feels like something is clamping down, then it passes.
I'm kind of grasping at straws here, and am on the verge of calling in a hit-man on this machine...
Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:50 PM
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Posted 12 January 2012 - 02:45 AM
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