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Kenmore 40272900 washer won't turn on

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There's 125V going through the right pin (oriented as if it were plugged into the board) on each relay. 

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There's 125V going through the right pin (oriented as if it were plugged into the board) on each relay. 

ok lets see if applianceman97 will maybe give us an opinion on this latest developement.

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Have you checked your outlet for an open neutral?

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Check to make sure the connection behind the user interface is not broken or disconnected. Also Check the power button on the user interface. Here how

http://s1360.photobucket.com/user/applianceman97/media/0DABAFFD-BF67-4721-B666-1CEC178DBC64_zpshsvwpoqt.png.html

 

 

Skip this---the LED lamp on the Main Board is not illuminated

 

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<<< there's one relay on the board that doesn't have a plug.  It's a small blue one on the bottom.>>>

 

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On the original Main Board?

 

Or on both Main Boards?

 

Some Main Boards have a plug/connector---that is not used (factory use only)

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Is it possible to test the main board with a cheater cord, giving it 110 or 120 volts, direct to verify it works or not?  Just asking becase I'm still not sure if he is checking the right wires on the main board.  What color are the wires and where are they in relation to the board you have posted earlyer on this post?

 

Doc

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Is it possible to test the main board with a cheater cord, giving it 110 or 120 volts, direct to verify it works or not?  Just asking becase I'm still not sure if he is checking the right wires on the main board.  What color are the wires and where are they in relation to the board you have posted earlyer on this post?

 

Doc

 

 

Good point electro...

 

To rule out a "quirky/intermittent" NOISE FILTER...

 

Unplug the washer

 

Disconnect the *white* and *pink* plugs from the Electrical Noise Filter

 

Add jumper wires (to by-pass the NF) into the *white* and *pink* plugs--- in no particular order (2 short-length jumper wires needed)

 

Plug in washer---verify that the LED on the Main Board is lit/on.

 

If yes---unplug washer---order/replace the Noise Filter

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Good point electro...

 

To rule out a "quirky/intermittent" NOISE FILTER...

 

Unplug the washer

 

Disconnect the *white* and *pink* plugs from the Electrical Noise Filter

 

Add jumper wires (to by-pass the NF) into the *white* and *pink* plugs--- in no particular order (2 short-length jumper wires needed)

 

Plug in washer---verify that the LED on the Main Board is lit/on.

 

If yes---unplug washer---order/replace the Noise Filter

My question is if no light is on when the noise filter is bypassed, exactly what wires do you check at the main board to make sure the wire harness is not bad?

 

Doc

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<<<exactly what wires do you check at the main board to make sure the wire harness is not bad?>>>

 

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Pull off the *yellow* and *black* plugs from the Main Board

 

Test for 120 volts at the #1 connector on the *black plug* and the #1 connector on the *yellow plug*

 

NOTE:  A faulty Wire Harness (from the Noise Filter-to-the-Main Board) is unlikely.

Edited by john63

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<<<exactly what wires do you check at the main board to make sure the wire harness is not bad?>>>

 

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Pull off the *yellow* and *black* plugs from the Main Board

 

Test for 120 volts at the #1 connector on the *black plug* and the #1 connector on the *yellow plug*

 

NOTE:  A faulty Wire Harness (from the Noise Filter-to-the-Main Board) is unlikely.

are they maked> which one is number 1 ?

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On the *black plug*---the #1 wire is color/black

 

On the *yellow plug*---the #1 wire is color/brown

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On the *black plug*---the #1 wire is color/black

 

On the *yellow plug*---the #1 wire is color/brown

ok!!!!!!  Halaluya!!!!!  Finally, that's what I was hoping for.  Of coarse if I was there I wouldn't have this problem but I'm just trying to clarify for our grasshopper how to check it.  For some reason I have this feeling he isn't doing it right.  With this very specific guide I'm sure he will be able to clarify whether or not his pcb is bad.  I have a feeling it is not but it is possible the old one is bad and the new one is bad.  Be good to know for sure though.  Thanks and I can't wait to see how this new information is used and the resulting result.  Thanks

 

Doc

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My gut feeling says to look at...

 

A "bad' Neutral in the Wall Outlet

 

Faulty Noise Filter

 

Incorrect Main Board was installed

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That's why I'm trying to verify if in fact the board is good or not because I have a feeling it's not the board either although it is possible.  I like your other suggestions and thanks for all the help, I have no personal experience with this machine other that cleaning a water valve and changing a pump.  I'm sure I'll get the chance to put this info to good use myself one day.  Thanks again for sharing all your knowledge with us.

 

Doc

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:beermug:

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:beermug:

what in the heck is that brother John?

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Some happy *image* of a head holding a mug of brew---giving you a toast :)

 

I think...

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Some happy *image* of a head holding a mug of brew---giving you a toast :)

 

I think...

ok, I thought that was it but not sure, thanks :thanks: and back at ya.

the other one is awesome!

 

Doc

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