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Member Since 26 Jul 2006
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In Topic: Whirlpool wfw9050 code 61

02 November 2014 - 11:14 AM

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In Topic: Kenmore 110.27032603 Cabrio OL

13 August 2010 - 06:23 AM


The liquid is in the top tank of the basket.

Problem resolved!!  The basket was not floating consistently because of crud on the motor shaft/basket bearings.  Cleaned these up and voila -  it works fine.

Thanks to everyone for their input.

This is the first Cabrio I have worked on.

In Topic: Kenmore 110.27032603 Cabrio OL

12 August 2010 - 08:38 AM

Thanks.  I am aware that the basket must float in order to agitate. 

The basket has a flotation chamber on the bottom which provides boyancy to the basket.  This machine has water or some other liquid in the flotation chamber on the bottom of the basket.  I am wondering if the chamber is leaking and slowly letting the basket sink during agitate thus allowing the basket to contact the drive hub, causing sudden abnormal torque load on the motor and causing an OL error code. 

The machine runs a wash for about 8-9 minutes and then goes to SPIN mode and displays OL.

The manual diagnostic (and auto) passes all tests just fine.

In Topic: Kenmore 110.27032603 Cabrio OL

11 August 2010 - 03:47 PM

Quick question: is there supposed to be any water in the bottom flotation tank on the basket?  This machine has some kind of liquid in there.  I just thought that it was used to set the boyancy.


In Topic: Kenmore 110.27032603 Cabrio OL

11 August 2010 - 12:58 PM

Thanks for your reply.  I already pulled the tub and cleaned the shaft.  Could this be a bad machine/motor control (again)?

I understand that the OL is caused by excess motor current.  Is that correct?

Has anyone seen a bad motor on these machines?
Is it normal for the machine to go to SPIN and then show (whatever error, if one occurred) or immediately show the error and stop?


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