Question about Zanussi Dryers

3 Answers

How to remove, inspect and renew zanussi td183 motor brushes

When turned on machine makes a combined hum, buzz and rapid clicking sound but drm does not turn. Drum is stiff to turn by hand so broken or slipped belt not suspected. First suspected cause is worn out brushes. Second guess is a sticky solenoid (assuming that one serves to power motor on and off for reversing motion). Third guess is possibility that problem is something to do with reversing control. Haven't really got a clue and don't even know how to access the workings of the machine. Please can you help? Video or diagrams would be particularly helpful.

Posted by Anonymous on

3 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 822 Answers

The motor doesnt have brushes...the problem is the capacitor located next to the motor.........easy fix

cheers

Posted on May 04, 2017

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Zanussi Master
  • 42,159 Answers

Not functioning electrical motors that hum indicate that the start/run capacitor has failed
call in an electrician to check and replace

Posted on Apr 26, 2017

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 229 Answers

You may not be able too rebuild this unit. enter the appliance name n # in google, and download the manuel. lol.

Posted on Apr 26, 2017

6 Suggested Answers

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

  • 1462 Answers

SOURCE: The Drum on my LG DLE2512W Dryer will not turn

no problem with motor or control board. fault is with the motor capacitor only. this is often attached to the motor or near it. the value of the capacitor will be printed on it (usually about 8uf) and you should be able to source from an electrical spares shop

Posted on May 23, 2007

  • 1314 Answers

SOURCE: Dryer drum won't turn

bad rear bearing in drum

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

  • 686 Answers

SOURCE: drum not turning

no brushes in those motors you need new one or different dryer

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

erpaalai
  • 999 Answers

SOURCE: Kenmore 90 electric dryer drum does not turn

Yes it should turn by hand and may be easier one direction than the other. It could be as simple as something stuck in the blower preventing the fan from turning. This also stops the motor from turning. Worst case is a froze bearing on the motor but I would pull the fan cover off and see what is in there.
Eric

Let me know what you find as I have found some very interesting things in the fan over the years....

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

  • 351 Answers

SOURCE: Bosch AXXIS dryer # WTA 3510 uc slipping /

drum baring or rollers if you can get belt off try to turn drum if it still hard to turn you will know its not the motor may be something in blower give it a try

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

Testimonial: "Will try it with help of a friend. Sounds much less expensive than replacing motor as Bosch dealer suggested. Thanks"

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hello I have a Zanussi TC 7102 condenser tumble dryer which has suddenly stopped working. It now makes a noise that sounds like it is about to start turning - except that is doesn't turn.


Electric dryer no start does nothing

Check dryer Terminal block prongs both outside prongs should give combined 220, and 110 each if u check 1 outside & 1 center (ground) prong. Also check house electrical outlet for full voltage.

CHECK THERMAL SHUT OFF THERMOSTAT USUALLY LOCATED ON THE BLOWER. for OHMS or resistance with a meter. Should show a closed circuit. Ohms WHEN THIS FUSE BLOWS IT WILL SHUT DOWN EVERYTHING.

NEXT Test the PUSH start switch with meter for OHMS. Should show OHMS when pushed in or on start, and no ohms or infinity when in off position.

If you hear a humming/clicking sound from motor area you more than likely have a bad motor.
Try this test out to see if u have weak windings or relay/capacitor on motor.
Open the dryer door and turn by hand the drum while machine is on ON position. And you or someone else presses the door engagement switch in. If it starts up then u have bad windings

Another thing to check is the belt safety switch. With a multi meter.
Especially if u just replaced the belt. The belt safety switch is attached to the Tensioner and motor. IT LOOKS LIKE A DOOR SWITCH SOMEWHAT a little black pc of plastic with 2 prongs going into it. Sits at bottom of motor. Under the Tensioner. Attach meter clips to the 2 prongs on switch, Then when the little white push button is pressed in it should show continuity and none when released.

Lastly check ur DOOR SWITCH for continuity with a meter when the button is pushed in the (on/Door closed position,) it may have gone bad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTRP6kHqAFs

Feb 14, 2015 | Zanussi Dryers

1 Answer

My washer wont spin and makes a humming noise


I had a similar sounding problem FJS1225W accompanied by Error code E52, I replaced the worn out motor brushes. Job done.

Dec 03, 2012 | Zanussi FJS1225W Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Buzzing noise


hi, it sounds like the brushes on the motor 2 plastic blockes sit either side of the motor thses are made of carbon and wear down can cause the motor to stop working hope it helps

regards
shaun

Jan 05, 2012 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Having a problem with zanussi zwf12070wi when it starts no water is going in to the machine and theres a loud humming noise coming from the machine. any ideas?


it sounds like the water solenoid is operating,first make sure the water is turned on to the faucets,then secondly remove the hose screens and make sure they are not plugged with lime

Nov 16, 2010 | Zanussi ZWF12070 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Lights flashing water wont drain but making a humming noise


hello sir,
Please do the following checks 
  1. nspect the drain hose for kinks
  2. Test the timer control
  3. Test the lid switch (some models)
  4. Inspect the water pump
  5. Inspect the drive belt (belt drive only)
  6. Inspect the motor coupler
Click on the highlighted words for details on how to check. 

Jun 04, 2009 | Maytag MAH2400A Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Zanussi washer washers,drians but will not spin


The transmission is belt driven so carbon brushes cannot be the issue. most likely it is a slipping or loose belt remove lower rear panel and check belt tension also check condition of the belt. In order to shift into spin there is a solonoid that activates the transmission you should be able to hear it click. if it just hums it may need replacment.

May 15, 2009 | Zanussi Washing Machines

1 Answer

Malber P21 - works slower and slower


hi from uk from what you describe /symptoms this is sure to be the motor brushes are worne very low and req renewing this is not beyond the d i y novice and the 2 x brushes for the motor here in uk cost approx £5 and easy job to renew if you remove rear panel off machine then remove motor you will see how it looks and secures just like a car alternator and also belt adjustment is same the brushes will be self explanitary of how they are renewed once motor is removed ? hope this helps/inspires you and will save you $$$$s by diy

Dec 02, 2008 | Malber P21 Front Load Washer

3 Answers

Dyson DC14 all floors.


sept 30,08 bought dc14 all flloor. After 3 to 4 uses it started making lots of noise when on carpet setting. I examined the roller brush and it was cracked at one end. I returned it Oct 13 ,08 and got another dc 14 all floor. Now this one after 2 uses has the same problem only a larger crack in the brush and a small piece of the brush broke off. Very dissapointed.

Jan 08, 2008 | Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dryers Logo

Related Topics:

57 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Zanussi Dryers Experts

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3074 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1460 Answers

Are you a Zanussi Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...