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Tim M

Member Since 16 Nov 2007
Offline Last Active Dec 10 2014 02:49 AM

Topics I've Started

417.44142400 washing machine manual

25 March 2014 - 10:42 AM

How does one find the service manuals for Kenmore machines, anyway?

 


F28 and door locked on WFW9450WW00

24 February 2014 - 06:17 PM

OK.

 

Washer has an F28 code and the door locks up.  Won't start a wash.  Doesn't do anything.

 

Tried this:

http://appliantology...t-sport-washer/

 

Couldn't get a reading from the pink wires without removing them, then got 120 V briefly until I heard a loud click.

 

On the blue wires didn't get more than a few millivolts.  Had to remove to test.  Wonder if I am just missing the time they are on or what.


Maytag Fridge rsw24e0dab door closer

06 August 2013 - 10:00 AM

Hi friends,

.     Working on a Maytag refrigerator rsw24e0dab.  Door isn't pulling closed the last few inches by itself as it should and gasket won't seal.

 

.     The closer 69258-1   isn't available anywhere.  Anyone know where I can get one, or have other ideas?

 

Hinge-69258-1-00954853.jpg

 

 

 

Also, why does the door gap at the bottom, if the closer is at the top?


Duet Door Boot Pops Off ghw9300pw4

17 May 2013 - 06:48 PM

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.     I was working on a Duet washer some time ago.  I replaced the boot that got damaged by her grandson climbing into the washer.  It popped off and came back to reattach it.  She moved to a new house, only 15 miles away, and shortly after the boot popped off.  I didn't know whether it was the movers or me, so I clamped it back on so tightly the cheap clamp broke.  Ordered a new one, made sure was seated properly, and clamped it as tight as I dared.

 

.    Now it is off again, and I'm thinking something else is going on here that is pulling it off.  I considered something with bearings or springs such as described in this video:

http://appliantology...loading-washer/

 

 

.    Then I found this post that tightening the clamp too much can cause problems:

 

I would also caution you that while it is important to sufficiently tighten the clamp on the tub side of the seal, it is equally important not to overtighten this clamp...
if you over drive it, the clamp and seal will work their way off...ask me how I know...

Read more: http://appliantology.../#ixzz2TazQZrzf 
 

 

.   I've been out a few times on this and want to go in armed with as much information as possible.  What should I consider?  Are large, bulky items more likely to make the problem show up?  How is it that tightening too much would cause the boot to slip off?  Perhaps because it bends the edge of the tub inward?

 

.   Thanks for any suggestions.


Diagnostic Haiku for Maytag Washer MAH2400AWW

02 February 2013 - 01:24 AM

.   This haiku sums up all the diagnosis for this post:

http://appliantology...asher/?p=247587

 

 


Maytag Front Loader

Won't rotate counterclockwise

Buy new motherboard.

 

 



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