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Frigidaire dishwasher won't stop at end of cycle

07 August 2013 - 11:53 PM

The FGHD2533KF will not turn off; it completes cycle and starts the whole cycle over again from beginning. Replaced control board and UI console- no change. Nothing in tech sheet about this. Must leave door open to stop, or turn off breaker.

Frigidaire Front load Washer Model LTF2940FE1 intermittent no spin

19 December 2012 - 05:07 PM

The owner says about 1 out of 4 loads, the washer will not do final spin. First time I went there, dug half a pound of fiber, coins, broken ID cards, etc out of large hose trap to cure an obvious slow drain. There had been no drain error code. Pump drains like a champ now. Every time I look at it, of course it spins fine.


She says there is NO error code, nothing in the display window that normally counts down time. Sometimes it will start working when she puts it into the Drain/Spin cycle, sometimes not.


I have had trouble with these before, especially with "communication error" or "serial error". I am willing to throw a new door lock at it, but have no real confidence it will help. Same goes for control board or motor board.


Any experienced thoughts?




PS- The tech sheet does not even list a spin problem.

Maytag, Whirlpool top load "fill sensor"

25 September 2012 - 04:59 PM

Working on an MVWC6ESWW1, I notice the fairly reliable 3 wire water level switch has been replaced by a "sensor" with 14 wires. The diagram shows only a box, and these things seem really touchy.
They also come with a new style timer. No going back, apparently.

Does anyone have any information on troubleshooting these things?


Samsung washer WF419AAU bangs at around 250 RPM

19 September 2012 - 02:42 AM

This is a 2 year old Samsung front load washer, model WF419AAU. Customer said it hangs up toward end of normal cycle, when she can put it into spin only cycle and get it to finish. Appears to be normal spin failure to complete.

I put it into spin in service mode with empty load. Between 200 and 300 rpm drum starts swinging wildly, then smooths out and spins perfectly up to 1000 rpm.

No error codes stored, although service mode will not enter PCB check; maybe bad instructions, as tech sheet is vague about initiating the check. But problem seems to be some kind of harmonic resonance around 250 spin rpm, not PCB.

Does anyone know if there is a fix for this? Normally, assume bad suspension or bent spider would just get worse the higher the speed.


Whirlpool SxS, icemaker and bin in door, bin slowly freezes

23 August 2012 - 12:04 PM

This is a model GD5RUAXUY05. Customer says bin has always frozen since new so he can't lift it out, eventually freezes down into auger section.
Flapper door in dispenser closes well. Ice damaged bin enough we replaced it, along with a new auger assy., as it was damaged too.

New bin was OK for a couple of weeks, customer left for two weeks and it was frozen again when he got back.
It appears to freeze around a vertical metal hex shaft running from motor into bottom of bin.

Any one know anything about this one? He had a similar model with the icemaker and bin mounted in the freezer instead that never gave any problem.


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