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LIONL56

whirlpool vmw washer, no model #

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RAN DIAGS, NO CODES, START UNIT, FILLS, AGITATES PROPERLY, LED LIGHT NEVER GOES TO WASH, STAYS ON SENSING, VERY SLOW AGITATION,SPINS PROPERLY.  NEED ADVISE, THANKS

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How can it not have a model number?

 

Check the splutch bolt.  There's a service bulletin on the bolt backing out ==> http://appliantology.org/files/file/562-whirlpool-vm-washer-splutch-bolt-bulletin-w10492393/

 

Here's the service manual ==> http://appliantology.org/files/file/26-whirlpool-vertical-modular-washer-vmw-training-manual/

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Anytime you can't get a diagnostic code, suspect wiring problems. Working from memory, on the MVW and WTW models, there's going to be a potential loose/corroded wiring issue on the J2/J16 shifter and motor controls off the Main Control Board (MCB). Beyond that, to begin, check the shift motor relay on the MCB; then, Ohm out the Shifter motor (pins 1 and 2 off the J16 connector)--reading about 2K to 3K ohms. Look for burnt Motor triacs on the MCB; windings on the PSC motor should be in the range of 3 to 6 ohms. All for starts to ID a potential Shift Assembly problem. 

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Model number should be located under the lid in the back, very hard to see unless you have the lid part way open.

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CUST GOT UNIT FROM SCRATCH DENT WAREHOUSE, NO NUMBERS, WILL CHECK WIRING, ALLREADY CKD PULLEY, ACU,ETC, THANKS 4 ADVISE, WILL UPDATE.

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Model # tag missing means Whirlpool wanted the unit scrapped out.  It should not have been resold. 

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Did you pay for this unit????    As Scottthewolf states, this is a 'stripped unit'........This unit when new, had previous attempts to be repaired..............Could not be repaired, so instead of spending more tech time on it , it was stripped of its label and was supposed to be sent off to be  junked/recycled...........  .

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CUST GOT UNIT FROM SCRATCH DENT WAREHOUSE,

could be actually a "good / running" unit, built from (new?) "scrapped" appliance parts.

How long ago did you buy it ?

Has it been running OK up till now ?

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I have seen a few where the crappy lables fell off, luckily the customer had found it before it got lost, and im not talking on old ones, i have seen it on 2 vmw's

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I have seen a few where the crappy lables fell off, luckily the customer had found it before it got lost, and im not talking on old ones, i have seen it on 2 vmw's

I miss the old days when they were riveted on the machine.

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UNIT IS 10 M0NTHS OLD, SHE HAD STICKER ON IT WHEN NEW, SHE HAS OCD, CLEANING NUT, CLEANED STICKER RIGHT OFF, GETING REPLACED FROM W/P

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Lionl56,  please take your caps lock off when you post, typing in all capital letters is the internet version of yelling.

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Anytime you can't get a diagnostic code, suspect wiring problems. Working from memory, on the MVW and WTW models, there's going to be a potential loose/corroded wiring issue on the J2/J16 shifter and motor controls off the Main Control Board (MCB). Beyond that, to begin, check the shift motor relay on the MCB; then, Ohm out the Shifter motor (pins 1 and 2 off the J16 connector)--reading about 2K to 3K ohms. Look for burnt Motor triacs on the MCB; windings on the PSC motor should be in the range of 3 to 6 ohms. All for starts to ID a potential Shift Assembly problem. 

Will give it a shot, will diag more indepth, thanks 4 ur imput

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