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My frigidaire washer #FWT449GFS1 does not spin or agitate in any of the cycles. we checked power to the motor per instructions and we have zero volts on 4 pin plug between pins 2 and 4. Instructions

We checked power to the motor per instructions and we have zero volts on 4 pin plug between pins 2 and 4. Instructions state that if the meter reads zero then check the motor thermal cut out. Not sure how to check the motor thermal cut out-where is it? All other switches are working.

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ck fuse on board with ohm meter in board ..cks open change motor bd..also possible door lock or door strike

Posted on May 01, 2008

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SOURCE: trying to understand the continuity check for F06 error

When you do a continuity check you do not have it plugged in. It is best to unplug at the motor so there is no feedback.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

blueextc3221
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The error is an indication a motor speed problem. You will need to check the following:

- Check the wiring harness. Verify all connections between the Drive Motor, Motor Control Unit (MCU), and Central Control Unit (CCU).

NOTE: The MCU is a circuit board located in the vicinity of the Drive Motor on the bottom rear of the washer. To access the MCU, you will need to remove the back panel of the washer.

NOTE: The CCU is the main computer for the washer and is located behind the wash tub. You will need to remove the top panel to access the CCU. This is accomplished by removing the three screws in the back of the washer that hold the top in place. Once the screws are removed, the top panel will slide back, then lift off.

- Check the Drive Motor. Perform a continuity check of the Drive Motor windings. Remove the connector plug and check across pins 1 to 2, 2 to 3, and 1 to 3. All readings should be approximately 6 ohms. HINT: You can also take this reading by removing connector 2 from the MCU and measuring across pins 1, 2 and 3. If the readings are good, this will also prove the wiring and connector good.

- Check the MCU. The connectors are numbered 1 to 3 (L to R). That is, with the MCU installed, connector 1 is on the bottom, followed by 2 in the middle, and 3 on top.

Connector 1 - is the serial communications link between the MCU and CCU and has three wires. At the opposite end, this will be the 2nd connector from the rear on the left-hand side of the CCU.
Connector 2 - is the link between the MCU and the Drive Motor. Pins 1, 2, and 3 on this connector are the Drive Motor windings. Pins 4 and 5 are for the tachometer.
Connector 3 - is the primary power connector. Pins 1 to 2 should read 120VAC with the door in the locked position. Pin 3 is ground. At the opposite end, this is the 4th connector from the right on the front of the CCU.

NOTE: All the connector pins are numbered R to L.

If your continuity readings are normal for the Drive Motor and you have verified all connectors, replace the MCU.

If any of the Drive Motor windings indicate readings higher that 6 ohms, replace the Drive Motor.


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Posted on Sep 21, 2010

KevinWhite
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SOURCE: I have a Frigidaire FTF530FS washer which is new.

Hello & Welcome to FixYa

If it is a brand new washer then it's better to get this repaired under warranty. The problem is with the door lock assembly that is bad and needs replacement. The drain filter pump assembly located inside the bottom front access panel seems clean, timer motor seems to be working fine. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

Kevin

Posted on Jun 13, 2011

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Gallery washer motor runs only counterclockwise

Hello there and welcome to fixya
this is due to reverse polarity that is caused by the machines electrical cord has been installed backwards or the plug in on the wall is wired backwards
So what you are going to want to do is first remove the cover that the plug in on the machine and look at the wiring and it should be marked what color or wire goes where IF it is a 3 wire only switch the 2 outside wires meaning the one on the left will be switched with the wire on the right ok the middle wire is the ground wire and does not need to be switched,
IF it only has 2 wired simply swith the position of the 2 wires by putting the one that is on the left on the terminal on the right and the place the terminal on the right on the left ok
Hope this helps
Best regards

Posted on Mar 16, 2012

Testimonial: "Michael, thanks for sticking with me on this. It's solved, and sadly (though probably not unexpectedly) user error was the issue. I thought I had the connections correct, but when running the resistance test, I realized that the 21 connector was on the 21a tab. Switched to it's proper position, and the machine is going back and forth as it's supposed to. Thanks again!!"

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