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Timer is wonky, pump didn't work, now the spin is kaput

We have a mod; WISR309D TBWW Ser#ZH107243G. we are out here in west africa, and the timer is wrecked, I pulled apart the timer, the contacts were dirty, so I cleaned them, but I must have something out of time, as either the pump won't kick in to get rid of water, or the spin and agetate doesn't work. there is a little motor thing on the back to turn the rotary dial, but am not sure how to time that, also had trouble getting the contacts to work right, but I think that I solved that. Am suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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  • psterken Feb 20, 2009

    power supply is good, I think that I am already in the control board, and that's were the contact points are, how do you time the rotary dial to the motor that turns the rotary dial?

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HI THERE,

better do checking also on the control board, must be check and clean also the contacts.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

  • micromaster
    micromaster Feb 20, 2009

    also for clarification.

    did the washer gets power or it has power coming into it. turn off the breaker and plug the washer into a different outlet.

    let me know


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Timer is not identified. Do you have control center that controls heater, pump etc, or individual timer that controls pump?
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I have a T10404R dual intermatic timer clock and I can only turn my pool pump on manually. The clock is working and it will turn off, but I can't get the ON pin to work despite replacing it with a new...


1) Troubleshoot walk-thru indicates that tripper is wrong, or timer mechanism is worn out:
Check that tripper is labeled ON, and compares similarly with old tripper, and is not worn down. Trippers are made of softer metal and designed to wear out before the timer mechanism wears out.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-Intermatic-timer.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/WH-lever-005-500.jpg

2) Buy new timer mechanism: If the new ON tripper does not push the on-off lever, then timer mechanism is probably worn out.
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http://waterheatertimer.org/Intermatic-trippers-and-parts.html#T100

3) How it works: The trippers rotate around on clock dial. Trippers come into contact with on-off lever, and trippers push lever.
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Each time the lever moves back and forth, the manual override also clicks with audible sound.
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http://waterheatertimer.org/images/Back-of-WH40-2b-500.jpg

4) Since any timer mechanism can fit into the T10404R control panel, you can also buy and install T104M210 timer mechanism with fireman's switch that turns off heater 20 minutes before turning off pool pump.
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