Question about Samsung Washing Machines
There no electric diagram to refer
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
i think you will find the carbon brushes r worn out they r mounted on the side of the motor held on by 2 5.5mm nuts or 2 screws 1 brush on each side of the motor switch off at the mains b4 you start work good luck
Posted on Aug 19, 2007
Changes are you broke a "drive belt".
It snapped causing the noise.
Lift the top up (easy if you pry a bit on each corner).
You will see the broken belt.
Remove the old belt and take it to a shop to make sure you get an exact replacement.
Threading the new belt can be a tiny bit confusing but it will soon become obvious.
It is like the "fan belt" in a car.
Posted on May 27, 2009
We have the same problem, and found out the the electric motor is running very hot. Replacing the motor seam to cure the problem, but the motor is not inexpensive. $200 to $350.
Posted on Aug 01, 2009
It appears your lid switch has failed in this instance.
For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
I recommend both sites because ...
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.
If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.
Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.
If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.
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Posted on Sep 12, 2010
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