Question about Washing Machines
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
fault may be tacho on motor fallen off or round magnet that turns inside the tacho coil has become unscrewed. remove motor and check tacho. it is located at opposite end to the belt pulley
Posted on Sep 07, 2008
is this a whirlpool built amana? if so, its most likely a direct drive model, and when it doesn`t spin its likely a coupling between the gearcase and motor assembly...youtube has videos on how its replaced, which isn`t too complicated to do...good luck
Posted on Apr 30, 2009
The belt sounds worn out since its slipping. Change it out. Its cheap fix.
The drum brake does just what is sounds like. brakes the drum. For instance when u open the lid during a cycle and everything stops thats the drum engaging and stops the movement of teh drum. If the brake is malfunctioning two things will happen, you open the lid (assuming the safety switch is still good) or the drum will not spin at all.
Posted on Aug 24, 2009
You should have a tensioner pully (a small wheel on a piece of spring steel) that hold the belt tight.
If that spring steel is broken or weak, then you will have to take the broken one to your local appliance repair parts shop and obtain a new one.
That should keep the belt tight and keep the drum spinning.... -Jim
Posted on Oct 23, 2009
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