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zold

Member Since 31 Oct 2009
Offline Last Active May 11 2012 10:39 AM

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In Topic: Frigidaire LTF2140ES0 Won't Drain, Pump Out

23 April 2012 - 01:50 PM

Before, according to your second post, the pump was apparently running but not draining...



So, you needed the pump.

Now, with the new pump in, a follow-on problem is revealed. It's not common; yes it sucks, but it does happen.

At this point, now that we have the drain out working properly, and the no-high-speed-spin problem revealed, the problem will either be the door lock or the motor control board. You have been given good diagnostic info for the door latch.


I absolutely agree that we're one step closer. Before, when I opened the door on a load of towels, I could see a little water in the tub. Now, at least we're past that point (thank you! :thumbsup: ). I just want to make sure I order to right part the first time for this next problem, if that is possible. I'm on a teacher's budget, so paying shipping back and forth, etc really starts to add up quickly and Mamma-San starts to give me the evil hex-eye and quite possibly, spit in my bowl of rice or, at very least, lick my chopsticks.

Here are the results of my door latch test, per SANTA's suggestion :


Door Switch - Black to Red/Blk - 121.4v
Door Lock - Grey to Red/Blk - 124.2v
Door Lock Aux Switch - Orange to Red/Blk - 121.6v
Wax Motor - Pink to Red/Blk - 121.5v

The thing is that I don't know how the motor control board system works, so I'm unsure if there is something else going on that I should look into or not. If the 120v to all four parts of the latch assembly at the start of the rinse/spin cycle is a definitive test, then I'll order a new latch assembly. If further troubleshooting is needed, I'll happily give it a go. :) Thanks!

In Topic: Frigidaire LTF2140ES0 Won't Drain, Pump Out

23 April 2012 - 01:33 PM

I just ran the drain/spin cycle. When I hit the start button, the door makes a clicking noise and locks. Then, the drain part of the cycle seems to go just fine. The spin cycle starts up with timed back and forth rotations of the drum, but then the washer makes a one click noise which unlocks the door and just shuts off. At this point, there are no lights or beeps or anything.

In Topic: Frigidaire LTF2140ES0 Won't Drain, Pump Out

23 April 2012 - 12:15 PM

According to my best guess at the wiring diagram, there are four different things that are hooked into the door latch assembly. I turned the control knob to the rinse/spin setting, pressed the Start button, matched up the wire colors and tested the appropriate pairs with the following results:

Door Switch - Black to Red/Blk - 121.4v
Door Lock - Grey to Red/Blk - 124.2v
Door Lock Aux Switch - Orange to Red/Blk - 121.6v
Wax Motor (???) - Pink to Red/Blk - 121.5v

I assume that this confirms the faulty door latch assembly prognosis?

In Topic: Frigidaire LTF2140ES0 Won't Drain, Pump Out

22 April 2012 - 10:37 PM

From tracing the wires, best I can figure, the door latch is tied to the controller board in the bottom, back corner of the washer. Rather than just order and swap parts and then send them back if things don't work out, with the associated time and expense, is there a way to see which end of the connection is having the problem? Could the problem be the controller board in the bottom, back corner of the unit?

In Topic: Frigidaire LTF2140ES0 Won't Drain, Pump Out

21 April 2012 - 11:26 AM

I ran the drain/spin cycle and waited until the unit started spinning, then unplugged it. I was able to open the door. Is there a way to bypass the door lock and try the cycle that way to verify that part is indeed the problem?


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