Question about Washing Machines

1 Answer

Thank you for your reply to post on kenmore washer

I added a photo to help illustrate the problem.

http://www.fixya.com/support/t1488348-kenmore_fabric_care_washing_machine

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 15,935 Answers

Drive Motor Tachometer Error

The control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the machine will shut down. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin the door will be unlocked after 3 minutes.

Potential Causes:

* Check wire harness connections between the Drive Motor/Tachometer and the Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between the MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU)
* Check the Drive Motor
* Check the MCU
* Check the Wire Harness
begin troubleshooting right at the motor. Why start there? Because the motor is one of the prime suspects and it's easy to check. Remove the back panel and unwind the belt from the drum pulley. Now turn the motor pulley (sans belt) by hand. If it doesn't turn smoothly and easily, you have a bad motor.

If the motor pulley turns smoothly and easily by hand, next step is to run the motor with the belt still removed from the motor pulley. If the motor seems to run fine that way, put the belt back on and run it again. If the motor won't run under load (with the belt on), then that's another sign that the motor is bad.

Suppose the motor turns easily and freely by hand but won't run either with or without the belt. This is a more subtle condition because we're probably dealing with a bad MCU or flakey wire harness somewhere between the motor and MCU, or between the MCU and the CCU.

One trick that often works at this point is to remove and reinsert all wire connections at the board and motor. This tends to clean the small amount of corrosion that will build up on the connections. After you do this put the machine into a service cycle (see the instructions in the tech sheet found inside the unit or you can ). Part of the service cycle is running the motor at certain set speeds which checks the tach.


If you've removed/reinserted the wire harnesses and still no joy, then usually the problem is the MCU.


Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert 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 repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The washer is leaking water underneath and i dont know to get the back off to where the leak is the model nember is 11024422300


Hello, welcome to FixYa.

Based on your post I understand you have a problem with a Kenmore washer, and that you're wondering how to remove the back or how to gain access to check


First of all, do not remove the back. Most leaks occur at the pump, here you'll find a link on how to access the pump to allow you to look for the leak as well as change the pump if need be.

http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Drain-Pump/3363394/3296


If you want to give that a try and post a reply to me I'll certainly be glad to assist you further in any manner I can.

Thank you for visiting FixYa for your washer inquiry. Please take a moment to rate my assistance both here and on my tip link and leave a brief testimony.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Jun 17, 2011 | Kenmore 24422 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

The machine is leaking water, but everything seems to be intact underneath.


A leaking washer can have several causes. In order to be able to accurately determine where the leak may be coming from, you will need to remove the exterior washer case to get a full view of all the interior washer components. If this is a TOP LOADER, the following link explains how to perform this procedure and what to inspect for:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576648-washer_leak__top_loader


From the symptoms you have described, it sounds like you may have a leaking drain pump. These pumps are not serviceable, and if leaking, they must be replaced. The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3794382-replacing_water_pump_whirlpool_top


Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

The first three sites also included helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying any parts you may need. The average price for a pump is about $35.

NOTE: Kenmore washers are manufactured by Whirlpool, so these instructions do apply.

If you have any questions about any of these procedures, please post back and let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

May 09, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines

1 Answer

Water is leaking out of front bottom washer


A leaking washer can have several causes. In order to be able to accurately determine where the leak may be coming from, you will need to remove the exterior washer case to get a full view of all the interior washer components. The following link explains how to perform this procedure and what to inspect for:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576648-washer_leak__top_loader


From the symptoms you have described, it sounds like you may have a leaking drain pump. These pumps are not serviceable, and if leaking, they must be replaced. The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3794382-replacing_water_pump_whirlpool_top


Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

The first three sites also included helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying any parts you may need. The average price for a pump is about $35.

NOTE: Kenmore washers are manufactured by Whirlpool, so these instructions do apply.

NOTE: If this is a FRONT loading Kenmore, the following link will give you some guidance on how to inspect for leaks and what to look for:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576656-washer_leak__front_loader If you have any questions about any of these procedures, please post back with your MODEL NUMBER and let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

Mar 16, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines

1 Answer

The washing machine is leaking water on the floor from under the machine.


A leaking washer can have several causes. In order to be able to accurately determine where the leak may be coming from, you will need to remove the exterior washer case to get a full view of all the interior washer components. The following link explains how to perform this procedure and what to inspect for:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576648-washer_leak__top_loader


From the symptoms you have described, it sounds like you may have a leaking drain pump. These pumps are not serviceable, and if leaking, they must be replaced. The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3794382-replacing_water_pump_whirlpool_top


Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

The first three sites also included helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying any parts you may need. The average price for a pump is about $35.

NOTE: Kenmore washers are manufactured by Whirlpool, so these instructions do apply.

NOTE: If this is a FRONT loading Kenmore, the following link will give you some guidance on how to inspect for leaks and what to look for: http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576656-washer_leak__front_loader If you have any questions about any of these procedures, please post back with your MODEL NUMBER and let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

Mar 14, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines

1 Answer

I have a Kenmore 80 series washer and it leaks water from the bottom towards the front of the machine. Any suggestions how I may be able to fix this leak? Thanks


A leaking washer can have several causes. In order to be able to accurately determine where the leak may be coming from, you will need to remove the exterior washer case to get a full view of all the interior washer components. The following link explains how to perform this procedure and what to inspect for:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576648-washer_leak__top_loader


From the symptoms you have described, it sounds like you may have a leaking drain pump. These pumps are not serviceable, and if leaking, they must be replaced. The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3794382-replacing_water_pump_whirlpool_top


Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

The first three sites also included helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying any parts you may need. The average price for a pump is about $35.

NOTE: Kenmore washers are manufactured by Whirlpool, so these instructions do apply.

If you have any questions about any of these procedures, please post back and let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

Dec 18, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines

1 Answer

Coupler assembly for stock 28924


If you are referring to the motor coupling for a Kenmore top loading washer, the following link explains step-by-step how to replace one:


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3574231-replacing_a_motor_coupling


The part number is inlcuded with the instructions I provided. Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

Prices vary between sites, so shop and compare. The first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying the parts you may need.

If you have any questions, please post back with your complete MODEL NUMBER (located on a nameplate along the wash tub rim under the lid). I hope you find this information helpful.

Nov 19, 2010 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Kenmore 90 series heavy duty super capacity plus quiet pak washing machine leaks a small amount water from the bottom front of washer when running a wash cycle.


If your TOP LOADING Whirlpool manufactured washer (Kenmore) is leaking, the following link explains how to remove the exterior washer case in order to accurately inspect the washer interior components for the source of your leak:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576648-washer_leak__top_loader


If the leak is more like a constant drip, a common source of leaks with Whirlpool manufactured top loaders is a leaking drain pump. These pumps are not serviceable and if damaged, must be replaced. The following link explains how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3794382-replacing_water_pump_whirlpool_top


Don't forget to check all drain hose connections under the washer and the center tub seal.

Replacement parts (if required) can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartrsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

Prices vary between sites, so shop and compare. The first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying the parts you may need.

If you have any questions, please post back with a complete MODEL NUMBER and let me know. I hope this helps you.

Aug 12, 2010 | Kenmore 3.2 cu. ft. Plus Top Load Washer

1 Answer

The door lock won't lash. How do we replace it


The followong link explains how to access and replace the door latch on a Kenmore Elite front loader:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3575840-replacing_a_door_latch


Replacements parts can be purchased from any of the following websites:

searspartrsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

Prices vary between sites, so shop and compare. the first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying the parts you may need.
If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

May 09, 2010 | Kenmore 3.8 cu. ft. HE3 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Water leak from source which cannot be seen


Is this a FRONT LOADER? Or, is this a TOP LOADER?

If this is a FRONT LOADING Kenmore washer, the following link explains how to access and inspect the washer for leaks:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576656-washer_leak__front_loader

In most cases, the source of the leak on a FRONT LOADER is the door bellow (gray rubber seal). If the bellow is ripped or torn it must be replaced. The following link explains how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3574186-installing_a_door_bellow_on_a_front_load

NOTE: Overloading a front loader can contribute to premature wear and tear on the door bellow and cause damage.


If this is a TOP LOADING Kenmore washer, the following link explains how to access and inspect for leaks:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576648-washer_leak__top_loader

The most common source of a leak on a TOP LOADER is a leaking drain pump. If the drain pump begins to leak, it is not serviceable and must be replaced. The following link explains how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3794382-replacing_water_pump_whirlpool_top

Read through the links provided and verify all your drain hoses and dispenser hoses as well. Replacement parts (if required) can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartrsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

Prices vary between sites, so shop and compare. The first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying the parts you may need.

If you have any questions, please post back with your MODEL NUMBER, so that I can determine how your washer is configured. I hope this helps you.

Mar 15, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Replace bar studs


If your saw is a 455 an example IPL follows (may not be your saw):
http://weborder.husqvarna.com/order_static/doc/usa/2005/I05000/I0501036.pdf
See illustration K, part number 537 22 78-01

ArboristSite.com Chainsaw thread (free to join)
http://www.arboristsite.com/showthread.php?t=63219&highlight=Bar+stud+replacement
Post 6 in this thread is quite good. I have seen a post that required repair of the casting (with photos), but could not find it.
Look closely at the old bar bolt once removed. See if it has some sealer applied.

IPLs for all Husqvarna saws can be found here:
HusqvarnaUSA.com
http://www.husqvarna.com/us/homeowner/support/download-manuals/
Enter the 3 digit model number (no XPs, Es, just the numbers)
Serial number decode – useful when downloading IPLs and Manuals
06 1500198
06 = year produced – 2006 (single digit before 2000; please contact Husqvarna for single digit clarification http://www.husqvarna.com/us/homeowner/support/customer-support/)
15 = week produced – March
00198 = 198th unit Husky produced that week

If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. Thank you for using FixYa and Good Luck. HTH
Lou

Mar 14, 2010 | Husqvarna , No.455 Rancher, 20" Gas -...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

247 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1456 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70387 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15133 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...