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#21 Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 07:51 PM

I think Brother Reginald hath probed and found the soft underbelly of the beast.

Sounds like you done been powned by a generic parts peddler.

Genuine Whirlpool parts will have a conspicuous FSP on the box or will explicitly say Whirlpool factory certified parts.

Otherwise, it's a cheap, Chinese knockoff.

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 08:05 PM

I think Brother Reginald hath probed and found the soft underbelly of the beast.

Sounds like you done been powned by a generic parts peddler.

Genuine Whirlpool parts will have a conspicuous FSP on the box or will explicitly say Whirlpool factory certified parts.

Otherwise, it's a cheap, Chinese knockoff.

Crap! This stinks to the max....



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 08:12 PM

Buying cheap, generic parts is always false economy and ends up costing you way more in the long run, not just dollars but aggravation, time spent here at this forum when you coulda been squeezin' on your lady-love... just sayin'.  

 

Time to cut your losses and come git you a real, OEM motor with a one year return policy:  http://www.repaircli...er=110.64722400

 

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 09:06 PM

... it had wiring instructions and adapter connections with it.

just for other's  reference, can you post a scan of the instructions,

and pictures of the motor and adapters ?


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Posted 10 July 2013 - 03:14 PM

Most of the parts used in appliance repair are made in China or somewhere else besides here. But, the OEM parts are designed by the manufacturer and made properly according to those specifications. There are other Chinese nock offs though that are not made to the same standard. Brands like Whirlpool have even changed the name of their parts in order for people to better understand the difference.

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 09:00 PM

Replace the thermo fuse in the back. Little white cylinder with 2 blue wires on it. I've seen them fail just like that even thought they say they can't.



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Posted 11 July 2013 - 08:56 PM

just for other's  reference, can you post a scan of the instructions,

and pictures of the motor and adapters ?

The adapters are merely crimp style 1/8" female spade connectors.

 

I have the picture and the scan ready to download but I can't find an attachment icon.... How do I post them for you?



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Posted 11 July 2013 - 09:00 PM

Replace the thermo fuse in the back. Little white cylinder with 2 blue wires on it. I've seen them fail just like that even thought they say they can't.

In the back? Sorry... I'm not very swoooft on this. Do you mean at the back of the motor or the back of the dryer or what?



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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:25 PM

just for other's  reference, can you post a scan of the instructions,

and pictures of the motor and adapters ?

OK folks, How can I post these pics for ya'll?



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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:38 PM

post the pictures to some photo sharing website,

then post the links here


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Posted 13 July 2013 - 03:19 PM

OK. I savvy!

The adapters are merely 1/8" female crimp on spade connectors. 

Here is the link: http://www.mediafire...58vw/Dryer_Info



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Posted 13 July 2013 - 05:01 PM

motor picture is too small, fuzzy

 

Has this Dryer worked OK for you, up till now, at this location ?

 


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Posted 15 July 2013 - 10:07 PM

motor picture is too small, fuzzy

 

Has this Dryer worked OK for you, up till now, at this location ?

Sorry about the poor pics. I retook a cpouple with a better camera so hopefully you can see it better. Please notice that some of the copper wire has turned black as if it has been burned right under the white sticker. And yes, it has ran fine for years in that same spot in the garage. Once you guys had me questioning this motor I notified the man who sold it to me that there may be a problem and he sent me a reply stating that he had put another one in the mail to me. I was planning on getting the one you guys recommended but he had already sent a new one on its way. If the one he is now sent does not work excellent from the get go I will try to get a refund but regardless I will be buying the motor you requested.. Will update soon! Check this link:  http://www.mediafire...58vw/Dryer_Info



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Posted 15 July 2013 - 10:12 PM

... notice that some of the copper wire has turned black as if it has been burned right under the white sticker.

that's no good


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Posted 15 July 2013 - 10:19 PM

that's no good

Were these pics clear enough? What looks different about this cheap motor than a OEM motor?



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Posted 16 July 2013 - 05:51 AM

That is definitely burnt out windings on that new motor and for sure would be the problem.  It's possible the windings where damaged, (something could have nicked across two or more of the windings and caused them to short together which could have caused an immediate burnout of the motor windings).


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Posted 16 July 2013 - 07:26 AM

... What looks different about this cheap motor than a OEM motor?

no "UR" newer official Underwriters Laboratories symbol
no "CSA" Canadian Standards Association symbol
 

RPM 1/25 ?

How do you spell "Dryer" OR "Drier" ?
 
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Posted 16 July 2013 - 03:48 PM

Wow! I wish I would have come to this forum before I started this little repair task.....



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Posted 16 July 2013 - 06:25 PM

OK Folks. The drama continues.... I received the new motor today and there is a difference in the first one they sent me and this one. The first one they sent me that you have already seen a picture of has a white piece wired in to the plug connection. The new one does not. Here is the pics comparing the two. What is this white piece? Is this the thermal cut off removed? Here is the link to the pics... http://www.mediafire...x7r1z/New_Motor



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Posted 16 July 2013 - 08:54 PM

. What is this white piece? Is this the thermal cut off removed?

could be, sorry, I don't know


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