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Squeeking and banging and LL display code

It seems to happen in the spin cycle and it will not correct itself, nor can I even begin to know how to correct it.....

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All my comments are regarding troubleshooting for the FAV6800AW or FAV9800AW is that your machine model type? Sorry to keep asking this questions but many folks post different machine types in the FAV6800AW forum. If your machine is not one of those model’s disregard my post. I'm and owner as you of the machine.

For the FAV6800AW the LL error code = Large Load detected. I feel you have increased rotational resistance (binding) in the system.

Can you lift he lid of the washer and rotate the wash basket in the Counter Clockwise direction. The Wash Basket should rotate with one finger with what I call the pinky finger test with very slight rotational resistance in the CCW direction. I’m trying to get a feel for drive system binding issue. The wash basket under normal conditions will not rotate in the CW direction. What are your results?

If you have a measure of Wash Basket CCW rotational resistance it could be caused by the One-Way roller clutch bearings, the Outer Tub Bearings, and the roller bearing located in the Spinner Assembly brought on by a slight leak with the Tub Seal.

Have you had and errors to the Console display of your machine such as dc or UC in spin cycle? These are unbalance errors detected by the Tub Displacement Sensor and signaled to the Control Board.

With the wash Tub banging around as you describe your machine should have shut down with signaling from the Tub Displacement Sensor to the Control Board with dc or UC errors. We should try a TDS check from the Service Manual Page 19. I have summarized the test below. Don’t take any DVM measurements I just want you to try this to verify proper TDS operation with this very basic test.

Tub Displacement Sensor Diagnostics check.
It is possible the Tub Displacement Sensor may have failed try this check which is in the Troubleshooting guide stored in your washer console or refer to the Service Manual.


Enter the Service Mode by pressing and holding the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys for three seconds or the display reads “00”
Press the Super Wash key display reads “in”…something like that.

Press Delicates the Display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

Push tub down and to the back right corner of the machine the display should change to “UO” (Unbalance open).

Release tub and the display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

Press Hand Wash.

Pull tub to the front left corner while pushing the tub down the display should change to “UO” (Unbalance open).

Release tub and the display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

If you get these results your Tub Displacement sensor should be OK.

Post back with your results and we will go from there. If you don’t want to get involved in a DIY fix and you opt for a repair call we can give a bit more info to the repair company and maybe control cost and time to repair.
Rich

The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.

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Run the machine through the cycles without anything in it. If it still does it, lift the top and look down between the basket and the tub for any objects that might have jumped out of the basket and into the space. Fish out anything that's in there. If there is nothing in that space, you need to either tighten or replace the snubber. It's a piece of rubber, held against the tub by a piece of metal. It keeps the tub from bouncing around.

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