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Brake is stuck

My crosleys inner basket is stuck. this has happened before and i had it fixed. now with three small children i cannot afford professional assistance. I just need to know how to release the brake and check the thrush bearing and or hub. please help

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Re: brake is stuck

I can forcibly turn by drum in one direction but the brake is obviously engaging. Frankly I'm inclined to disengage it entirely. How do I get the front panel off?

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Re: brake is stuck

Iwould feel around the top of splash guard and see if there is a obstruction.If not then cheak if there is a nail or screw stuck in the inner tub that maybe stoping it from spinning.If not you may need a thrust bearing kit.cheak the pully and see if you can turn the tub manualy if see thrust bearing if not tub bearing kit needed call for a repair man GOOD LUCK :)

Posted on May 07, 2009

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First, OL/UL stands for "Overload", so in other words, the washer thinks the tub is too hard to move because it's overloaded and the motor is struggling or the unit is way out of balance causing the washer to struggle. The most common problem is a nut below the inner tub that needs to "float". Floating is when the tub fills up with water to a certain level the inner basket will rise about 1 inch from the center agitator. What this does is disengage the basket from the motor so that the agitator can rotate independently from the basket. If the basket does not float then when it tries to agitate the whole basket will turn back and forth at the same speed as the agitator and this will cause the OL/UL error code.

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