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armyjim

Whirlpool Cabrio Model # WTW6200VW0

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armyjim

Got a good one here...

I was given a Whirlpool Cabrio washer. The gent who gave it to me said that it didn't complete the cycle. So, I plugged it in, and it didn't do anything! No power, no lights, nothing! So, I took the head apart, ensured that all connections were good, managed to get it back together, and up came the power! But, we're back to the original problem. I started it up, and set it to run the shortest cycle. After getting a LF code (due to the drain hose being on the ground and draining out the water in the tub), the machine continued to fill. Once it filled, the time dropped from approximately 26 minutes to 4, drained all water out, and gave me a oL code (overload, which is pretty tough to do, since there was nothing but water in the tub). I did some snooping around and found a repair manual for a WTW6200S, which I believe is ok. But, I don't see anything to point me in the right direction. 

Any Ideas?

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LearningTech

Ol is inded overload, but it does nto mean your overloading the unit.

 It means the motor is OVER a normal power LOAD. This can be a sock in between the tubs or a motor or bearing issue.

bearing issues are common on these

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Motorcity Master

Check for obstructions between the basket & tub. Then check to make sure the basket freely slides up & down the shaft (or let it fill to see if it floats). Then put it in spin or spin it by hand. If you hear the dreaded grind then you've got a bad bearing/seal. Any of the above are normal causes of the ol error. 

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armyjim

OK...checked for obstructions. None found. Went through the automatic testing. Got to C5 (Agitate for 15 seconds), and no agitate. Manual say go to manual Motor test. So, I go to it. Motor will spin, but not agitate. Manual says go to Troubleshooting test #3.

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LearningTech
8 hours ago, armyjim said:

OK...checked for obstructions. None found. Went through the automatic testing. Got to C5 (Agitate for 15 seconds), and no agitate. Manual say go to manual Motor test. So, I go to it. Motor will spin, but not agitate. Manual says go to Troubleshooting test #3.

no movenet noises or attempt at movemnt?

this unit floats the tub to agitate and the control moves the basket to determind if the outer edges of the tub have dissenguaged fron the hub in the center

is it floating?

 lift tub and it should move up and down seperate from the center hub/dasher/washplate. 

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Motorcity Master

What was result of motor test #3? Does basket move up & down freely?

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CLOWNmfer

Just a thought, but did you (I always check here first because the next step is harder and takes time...) check your drive hub underneath the washplate?

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