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Spin Problems with Whirlpool Cabrio Washer WTW5640XW0


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#21 Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 07:49 PM

Shift actuator:  http://www.repaircli...0006355/1719787

 

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 07:54 PM

"unless you have a big enough magnet handy"   
 

 

It's not that simple. The lid lock trap (sliding part), must be fully engaged, as when the strike is inserted, before the magnet will close the switch. They really overengineered this piece of junk. Best to just have a lid strike in your tool bag for these washers.

 

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 11:02 PM


... Best to just have a lid strike in your tool bag for these washers.

I stand corrected

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Posted 05 June 2013 - 07:01 AM

Be sure to come back here and post with what you replace and what the results are.

 

I have one of these machines that the customer gave to me, (only a little over a year old), doing the same thing.

 

I couldn't figure it out, it was the first one I every touched and haven't got a chance to start playing with it yet.

 

Have seen this problem all over the board here with shift actuator, bad lid switches and broken wiring at the strain reliefs causing this total random failures of spin and sometimes it will work just fine.

 

This family received this machine free but not by choice, (they had a good old dependable care Maytag that was working fine), they had a kid in the hospital and a church family was watching their house for them while they were out of town with there kid in the hospital and they thought they would do them a favor and get rid of the old Maytag's and buy them a brand new washer and dryer.  Talk about some people being totally disappointed.  I looked at the washer for them for free to learn but really couldn't figure it out at the time and they didn't really want to put any money to this POS.   They found a good used direct drive machine for $100 and gave the new VMW Whirlpool to me.


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Posted 06 June 2013 - 12:43 AM

Be sure to come back here and post with what you replace and what the results are.

 

I have one of these machines that the customer gave to me, (only a little over a year old), doing the same thing.

 

I couldn't figure it out, it was the first one I every touched and haven't got a chance to start playing with it yet.

 

Have seen this problem all over the board here with shift actuator, bad lid switches and broken wiring at the strain reliefs causing this total random failures of spin and sometimes it will work just fine.

 

This family received this machine free but not by choice, (they had a good old dependable care Maytag that was working fine), they had a kid in the hospital and a church family was watching their house for them while they were out of town with there kid in the hospital and they thought they would do them a favor and get rid of the old Maytag's and buy them a brand new washer and dryer.  Talk about some people being totally disappointed.  I looked at the washer for them for free to learn but really couldn't figure it out at the time and they didn't really want to put any money to this POS.   They found a good used direct drive machine for $100 and gave the new VMW Whirlpool to me.

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 03:11 PM

I bought the new actuator here.  Just put it in and she is good as new (which was never really that good!)  Lot's of bad reviews of the Cabrio online.  The next time I need to replace it, are there better brands/models to recommend or is this just the nature of these HE beasts?  Thanks for all of the help guys.






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