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Lint sensor I have power to the motor and control board but still won't cycle

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I am assuming that by "won't cycle" you are saying that the drum will not turn? The most common reason for this would be a defective door switch. If you are technically competent to determine you have power at the motor and control board, then you are likely competent enough to jumper out the doorswitch and test accordingly. If the dryer "cycles" by jumpering out the door switch, you have a defective door switch.

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My candy GOFS262 washing machine is filling the drum to the top with water on every cycle but doing nothing else after that, the clothes jst sit there in the water, I've left it to see if something...

see this causes and fix it. God bless you
Motor Coupling If the washer won't spin or agitate the motor coupling might have failed. The motor coupling connects the motor to the washer transmission. It is designed to fail if the washer is overloaded in order to protect both the motor and transmission.

Drive Belt If the washer won't spin or agitate, check the drive belt. If the belt is broken or if it isn't tight on the pulleys the washer won't spin or agitate properly.

Drive Motor If the washer won't spin or agitate the drive motor might be defective. This is not common. Check all of the other related parts to this symptom before replacing the motor. If the motor is visibly burned out or physically damaged, replace it.
Stator Assembly If the washer won't spin or agitate the stator assembly might be burned out. The stator is essentially one half of a motor, it interacts with the tub by creating a strong electro-magnet. If the stator burns out the washer won't spin or agitate. Check the stator for continuity. This part is often misdiagnosed.

Door or Lid Latch Assembly If the washer won't spin or agitate the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly If the washer won't spin or agitate the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Motor Control Board If the washer won't spin or agitate the motor control board might be defective. The motor control board provides power to the motor as well as direction and force. If the motor control board is defective the washer may not work at all or function properly.

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GE Profile dryer (DPSB620GCIWW) shuts after after 2 minutes, showing the clean lint filter light. Lint filter is clean Front panel removed, and airflow passage has been cleaned The vent hose has been...

Get some windex and clean the buildup off the sensors strips so that dampness can be detected by them and retry.
You can remove the smal sensor board mounted near the timer and clean corrosion off the contacts then plug it back in and retry if my first suggestion of cleaning the sensor strips don't work. In electronic sensing the wet clothes rub against the sensors and discharge a capacitor on that board. As long as the capacitor is discharged the motor will not get any power from the board. When no more wet is detected the board will power up the timer and move it on over to cooldown and end of cycle.


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Maytag laundry neptune front loader washer MAH6700AWW. It is showing a E3 code error. what can we do for that

Hi, the E3 error means that the control board is detecting current going to the motor, but the motor won't turn properly. If the error code comes up all the time as soon as you press the power on button, then it means your control board is bad and reading incorrectly. If it only happens during a cycle, then you need a new motor unfortunately.

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My washer has passed all the diagnositc test BUT when running through a simple quick cycle it keeps beeping E3


e3 means that the control board is detecting current going to the motor, but the motor won't turn properly. If the error code comes up all the time as soon as you press the power on button, then it means your control board is bad and reading incorrectly. If it only happens during a cycle, then you need a new motor unfortunately.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

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Model 11-85862400: Check Lint Screen light blinking and will not start. Cleaned sensor and all bottom inside of dryer. Will not start.

Disconnect power and remove the two screws from the bottom flange of the toe panel then pull the panel down and off the cabinet.

Remove the screw from the lint duct bracket and remove the bracket. Remove the two hex-head screws from the lint duct and remove the duct.

Remove the wires from the terminals of the thermal fuse then join them together and insulate the connection properly.

Reconnect power then press start. Replace the thermal fuse along with the thermistor if the dryer starts. The thermal fuse is wired in series with the motor and if it is blown, power to the motor is terminated and will not run. No dryer function works when the motor doesn't run. The thermal fuse usually blows due to failed thermistor or blocked lint screen or vents. This is the reason the "Check lint screen." message flashes.

Disconnect power, if the dryer still doesn't start, then remove the top panel and check if the belt is still on. The belt activates the belt switch which is also wired in series with the motor and the thermal fuse. The motor will therefore not run if the drive belt is off and the belt switch is not activated.

Check the wire connections on the electronic control board. The electronic control board has indeed failed and needs to be replaced as what the Sears repairman said. The electronic control board is part number 8546219 and it costs about $180.

Feb 11, 2011 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Le code says to turn off power and call service. Drum does not turn in wash cycle


Thanks for using FixYa. LE' error message indicates the control board has detected that the motor is either not turning, or has locked up for some reason. Monitoring the motor is the job of the Hall Effect sensor board which constantly determines the direction and speed of the motor and feeds that information back to the control board. If there is a problem between what the motor should be doing and what the hall effect sensor says the motor is doing, the 'LE' will be displayed and the cycle will be stopped. The hall sensor is rather easy to replace, and is covered by a seven year part warranty (in US). It only takes around half hour to replace it with a new one. Take the back cover off. Take the big nut off and remove the motor rotor. Remove the bolts holding the motor windings. Remove the electric plug on the sensor and unclip it from the motor winding. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


Sep 16, 2010 | Washing Machines

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Dryer will run and heat up but will just stop after 10 minutes. any idea what would be wrong with it.

Could be a motor going bad.
Could be a bad control thermostat.
Could be a bad auto dry sensor.
Could be lint buildup around the motor and blower wheel causing the motor to overheat and shutoff.
Try a timed dry setting and see if it runs through the cycle.
If so, the auto dry sensor is bad.
If not,Could be lint.
Unplug the machine and remove the front panel and drum to check and clean lint around the motor and blower wheel.
If all these check out OK,replace the control thermostat.

Aug 13, 2010 | General Electric DHDSR46EGWW Dryer

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does your dryer have a small board mounted next to the timer? If so this board monitors dryness. As the clothes toss and tumble in the dryer they rub up against a pair of sensors. If they are wet the resistance is read that that board and it continues to keep power from the timer motor. If no more dampness is read on the sensors then the board powers up the timer motor and advances it over to the cool down cycle which carry's it on over to a halt. So what can go wrong? The sensors get gunk on them and the board cannot sense dryness all it senses is gunkiness and so it continues on and on and on. The board also can get corrosion on it tiny contacts and it cannot get readings from the sensors. Clean the sensors and yank out the board give it a good clean. Retry before you buy. LOL Other dryers use a combo of a bias heater type control thermostat along with a 3 legged limit that powers the timer motor only when the heater is not in operation clever aint it? Hard to say how yours works without a model number.

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