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VaEagle

Dead washer. Kenmore 110.92591200

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Oh well - thanks to all for your help. Since the cabinet has problems siting on the frame, might go shopping for new machine. They just don't build them like this one anymore.

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The other terminal of the thermal switch should be visible on the other side of the motor. Does it have the green wire connected to it? Unplug the white wire and green wire from thermal switch and jump them together for test purpose. Motor should run if otherwise ok but you have no overload protection.

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You got that right. Don't even bother with the replacement Whirlpool design. The only decent toploader now is the Speed Queen ($800) and even it has dumbed down water level and temp control. IMO, your better off fixing what you have or looking for another good used direct drive.

 

Eric

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Don't forget to check out Samurai's warning about inexpensive parts found on the web http://ymlp.com/zsTPYA

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 Since the cabinet has problems siting on the frame,....

This usually can be remedied 

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Motor Overload device ..

look at that plastic White Connector on the Motor White wire ..

looks like a burned connection terminal

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Found the source problem ! Attached a pic in the word .doc. The crimp on the spade lug for the wire going into the rear connector on the thermal switch had come loose.Geeez ! And yes, probably wouldn't have happened with OEM part ! Lesson learned.

 

Now, about the remedy for the cabinet to frame issue ?

 

Thanks again for all your help. No way I would have gotten this far this fast without the "check the continuity" advice !

Obvious..doc

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