Question about Washing Machines
How to remove Speed Queen washer motor, easy or hard?
Providing you unplug the unit first all should go smoothly...lol. If you own a digital camera doing this job will be much simpler. Take a picture of the belt configuration, the wiring harness, and the basic motor position regarding 12:00 *** point north. Upon reassembly just look at your pix and all will go smoothely. Most important is that you drain down the tub section of the washer. To do this, take a five gallon bucket and lower the drainhose to it. There is always a reserve inside the washer to keep the pump primed. this consists of a little over a gallon of water. After you have reached the point where no more water comes from the hose tip the machine onto a small piece of carpet or a doormat to prevent scatching and grab a mop for any residual water that may escape. Remove any mounting bolts that secure the motor and it should slide out of the transmission. Some machines use a coupler which should be photographed.to allow ease of reassembly. Reverse what you've read(except for the water...lol) to reassemble the machine. Good luck, Dana
Posted on Oct 02, 2009
My friend, you cannot say 'easy' and 'remove a washer motor' in the same breath. It is not impossible, but neither is it EASY. First you have to get the stuff off the top of the machine then pull it out ... then spray water all over you as you disconnet the hoses - remember to turn them off. Then there are the screws --- best removed with a nut driver ... probably 5/16 ... forget a regular screw driver. When you get the back off, now the fun begins. Stand on your head and try to find how it mounts. Some are on a bracket some are solid mounted with an idler.
If you have all the CORRECT parts and the CORRECT tools and a supply of band aids, Id say you should expect to spend most of a Saturday on this project.
It is not my intention to disuade you from this ... but rather to offer some insight to the task at hand and bring a smile to your face.
Good luck with your project.
Posted on Oct 02, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 01, 2015 | Speed Queen AWS76NW Top Load Washer
Aug 25, 2011 | Speed Queen AWN412 Top Load Washer
Feb 21, 2011 | Speed Queen SWT921 Top Load Washer
Feb 24, 2010 | Speed Queen AWS75NW Top Load Washer
Feb 23, 2010 | Speed Queen AWS52NW Top Load Washer
Nov 28, 2009 | Speed Queen AWS52NW Top Load Washer
Nov 08, 2009 | Speed Queen AWS52NW Top Load Washer
Sep 14, 2009 | Speed Queen AWS75NW Top Load Washer
Jun 19, 2009 | Amana Washing Machines
Jan 23, 2009 | Speed Queen AWS52NW Top Load Washer
50 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!