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Severe vibration/knocking a full spin speed with electrical? smell when door opens

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

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SOURCE: strong electrical smell with smoke coming out

Check the lower motor control board. See www.neptunehelp.com for disassembly pictures. It is possible you will need to replace the motor control board and motor if you have the original one as Maytag has redesigned these two components due to reliability issues. The new motor conversion kit is part # 12002039.

If there are any burnt components on this board then it will have to be replaced. There is also a 10 amp fusesoldered to the board. if this fuse blows the tub will not move anymore and the motor control board / motor will have to be replaced.

Have you noticed your Neptune's spin cycle getting loud? If so, the seal kit and bearings need to be replaced. See www.neptunebearing.com for more info on the special bearing tool kit you can rent that includes use of a DVD that shows you how to disassemble Neptune, replace bearings and install the seal kit.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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SOURCE: severe vibration during spin cycle

reduce the amount of cloth and make sure the cloth don't fix in one corner

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Miele W1926 washer shakes more then usual when spin.

I'd start simply.

They do move over time and if the floor is not even the machine will be out of balance.

If you have not done so check the machine is still level and all feet are solidly on ground.

Try to shake the machine by hand and see if is solid on the ground. There are leveling legs under the unit you can adjust.

Hope this helped. Please rate answer if it does.


Posted on Mar 11, 2010

2coolrick
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SOURCE: I have a Miele W404SB

1. Make sure the washer is level first, with a small torpedo level at the top center edge of the washer ,check at the front and one side. If its not, adjust the 2 front level foot adjusters (at the front of the unit where they touch the floor) to level the washer.
2. If level is ok, check the door seal and replace if cracked or torn or old and hardened.
3. If ok, look at the latch on the door and the washer. Some have an adjustment for how far the door closes to latch. There will be 2 screws or small bolts you will loosen to slide the lever or the latch plate to adjust so the door closes tighter.
4. If ok, then the water level sensor will have to be replaced by a qualified tech.

Posted on Sep 04, 2010

Geekman
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SOURCE: high speed spin vibration and knocking

This indicated the load in the washing machine is unbalanced. Open the machine and move the clothes in the drum so it is evenly distributed in the drum.

Posted on Feb 05, 2012

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