Question about Westinghouse Washing Machines
In most cases, motor malfunctions should be handled by a professional; do not try to fix the motor yourself. If the motor is a universal motor, however, you can change worn carbon brushes when sparking occurs, as detailed in the how to repair appliances article. To save the expense of a service call, remove the motor from the washer and take it to a professional service person, then reinstall the repaired or new motor yourself. To access the motor, remove the back panel of the washer. The motor is mounted on an adjustable bracket.
There is one other motor problem you can repair yourself. Washer motors usually have an overload protector clipped to the motor. When this component fails, the motor won't work. Before you take the motor in for service, test the protector with a VOM set to the RX1 scale. Disconnect one electrical lead wire to the protector and clip one probe of the VOM to each protector terminal. The meter should read zero. If the needle jumps higher, the protector is faulty and should be replaced. Pry up the protector with a screwdriver and replace it with a new one made specifically for the motor or washer. Connect the new protector the same way the old one was connected.it is not gear box.............
Posted on Sep 13, 2008
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 15, 2013 | Washing Machines
May 29, 2010 | Washing Machines
Feb 17, 2010 | Washing Machines
Nov 25, 2009 | Admiral AW22 Top Load Washer
Nov 11, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Mar 13, 2009 | Washing Machines
Oct 17, 2008 | Hoover Washing Machines
Oct 09, 2008 | Hoover Washing Machines
Oct 08, 2008 | Washing Machines
60 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: