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Pump Replacement I am trying to replace the pump in my washer. The Manf. number is WH23X10011. This particular pump is over $100.00 and that is more than I paid for the washer, is there another pump that would work?

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If your washer is more than 5 years old and repairs will cost more than you paid originally, it may be time for replacement rather than repair

Posted on Jul 20, 2013

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SOURCE: Drain pump replacement instruction

Ok so you have the cabinet removed if you can see the pump. That is the hardest part of changing this pump.. 1 with a flat screwdriver remove upper and lower retainer clips.turn them 90 degrees and clips will slide out. remove pump from motor 2 get a bucket to catch the water. with pliers remove both hose clamps then pull off hoses.you have just removed the pump. when reinstalling I like to use screw hose clamps much better then spring hose clamps. just so you will not have any leaks... Hope this helps let me know..krazytech

Posted on Sep 13, 2007

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SOURCE: Wont power on after replacing drain pump.

could be just the fuse, but failing that check all circuit boards for signs of blowing or burns, some machines when there is a short on the pump blow the circuit on the timer which is the most expensive part to replace best of luck

Posted on Oct 07, 2007

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SOURCE: Amana washer belt replacement

Steps for Replacing the Belt

Tools needed:
Nut driver or socket set.
Torex screw driver.

1. Unplug the power cord from the
electric socket and remove the
front panel.
2. Disconnect the power coupling
from the motor.
3. Disconnect the 2 hoses from the
pump. Be aware that the pump
still contains between 1 and
2 cups of water, and it WILL
all come out.
4. Remove the belt from the idler
arm, pushing the belt UNDER the
idler arm. Yes, your hands will
now be quite greasy.
5. Remove the belt from the main
transmission by pushing the belt
under the transmission pulley.
6. Remove the 4 bolts that hold the
motor assembly to the washing
machine body. Remove the motor
assembly with belt from the
washing machine.
7. Turn the motor upside-down. With
the torex screwdriver, remove the
3 bolts that hold the pump to the
motor. Remove the pump from the
motor (in my case, the motor shaft
fit into a slot in the pump; while
it was snug, it was not melted or
rusted, and did just come out).
8. Clean pump and motor as desired.
9. Install new belt and reverse the
steps to re-install.

Posted on Nov 12, 2007

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SOURCE: Washer will not drain.

put test bulb on the two wires going to the pump, it should light, if it those not, it could be the PC board or broken wire, make sure the outlet hose is not blocked you might have to blow through it.Close reland bye bye

Posted on Nov 21, 2007

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SOURCE: whirlpool washer motor hum

you may have a bad pump stuck take the pump back off you should be able to turn the pump by sticking your finger in the slot that it slides up on the motor shaft if it turns with a little resistance the pump is ok if it will not turn then it needs to be replaced

also check to make sure that the motor connector wiring is tight and the lid switch connector is tight also

Posted on Apr 16, 2008

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