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Tim M

Member Since 16 Nov 2007
Offline Last Active Oct 07 2014 06:17 PM

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In Topic: 417.44142400 washing machine manual

25 March 2014 - 11:50 AM

Nice of them to post it on the web.  I see there is no service manual per se.  Just wiring diagrams and tech sheet, so I guess this thing won't spit out error codes.  At any rate, a little movie I saw of yours will probably lead me to the correct diagnosis.  Many thanks for your help.

In Topic: F28 and door locked on WFW9450WW00

07 March 2014 - 02:59 PM

.   So I ordered the motor control, and that did it.  Granted the places linked to from this Web site allow you to return the item even if installed, but I like to be sure before I install it.  The way one has to eliminate every other possibility completely in order to diagnose a printed circuit board has gone bad is a major headache.  This was a confidence builder that will let me come to that conclusion much faster the next time.  In fact, after hearing all the clicks between the two circuit boards, and seeing the behavior of the drum when it is working properly, I'll be able to have most of my diagnosis done the next time before I even open up the machine.



.   When you order the new motor control, some Web sites will charge you a $50 core charge that will be refunded when you return the defective one.  On some sites the charge won't show up until you place the item in your cart.  That means that some sites will look $50 cheaper than others.  Just make sure you know what prices you comparing.


.   The plug on this machine is ever so slightly different than the one in the video.  There are small holes on the outside edges of the plug so you can push the tines inward straight through the back instead of prying from the front.  Don't overdo it, and check to make sure they aren't bent too far inward.  If you don't, the board can run into them and crumple them up, which would create another headache altogether.  The connection wasn't the issue in this case, though.


.    I'll close with a $10 donation, and since the "Donate" button is missing from this page, I'll recycle my old haiku so anyone who reads this and gains wisdom can donate as well:



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In Topic: DPSQ495GT0WW-- guttering flame, propane dryer

26 February 2014 - 07:34 AM

Well at least, I hope, you got paid and didn't hear "but you didn't fix it."

In Topic: electrolux model EIED55HMBO

25 February 2014 - 11:39 PM

Listen to Reg_US's advice, and follow it.  I have gotten more throughly researched answers that lead me to the correct conclusion from him than almost everyone else.

In Topic: F28 and door locked on WFW9450WW00

25 February 2014 - 11:34 PM

do you have 120 volts the pink wires 



Yes the pink wires have 120V.  In this link


they said it had to be measured while connected.  I couldn't get a measurement that way, so I disconnected them.  Hope that's OK.

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