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Member Since 02 Jul 2013
Offline Last Active Jul 11 2013 07:31 AM

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Frigidaire front loader won't agitate or spin

03 July 2013 - 09:25 AM

We have a Frigidaire Gallery front loader 11+ yrs old, model # NGSTR127AS0.

It will not agitate or spin but goes through the cycles OK (I think - will test).

Drain pump works, pressure switch shows 110V on the pin for the aqua wire.

Big motor ohms out fine - 2.8 and open to ground.

Belt ok.

Shock absorbers are both broken.


We removed and tested door switch -

PTC heater = 436 ohms

wht to wht/blu (solenoid/door lock coil) = 1343 ohms

blk to blk/red (door lock switch) is open on the bench, and still open when snapped onto the door latch.


According to the test procedure in the tech sheet from inside the machine, all elec test sequences look OK on the heavy wash cycle EXCEPT pin 1 on the 10 pin to pin 5 (N) on the 6 pin connector - it reads 61V instead of 0 V like the test sheet says it should.  (pin 2, 6, & 10 to pin 5 are all 123V)

But according to your answer to beartoothweb, we are not supposed to see exactly 0 V from pin 1 to pin 5 with the timer in the beginning of the heavy wash position. You said we should see something above 50 V, and we do.

If we advance the timer to the next wash position manually, we get:

pin 1 to 5 = 123V

pin 2 to 5 = 123V

pin 6 to 5 = 61V

pin 10 to 5 = 123V

advanced to the light wash position reads:

pin 1 to 5 = 43V

pin 2 to 5 = 55V

pin 6 to 5 = 43V

pin 10 to 5 = 55V


Pins 5 to 6 on the 6 pin plug are at 123V.

Any ideas what to do next?

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