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Will not spin fast, only goes cw and ccw at medium speed during spin cycle

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    the spin cycle on normal at medium speed goes into super spin



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I took the stainless steel basket out and found the aluminum spider to be rotted. The basket was dragging and that made the motor overload.
I made up a stainless steel plate, took the original shaft and pressed it in.

Re-assembled and now is fine

Posted on Nov 15, 2009


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Let’s collect some info. and I will try to help. I own the FAV6800A the LED flavor of the machine and as you can tell from my nick name I DIY all repairs on the machine.
1. Did your FAV9800A signal an unbalance statement to the display to trigger the clutch replacement?

2. How badly rusted up was the One-Way Roller clutches bearing? Did you follow my clutch maintenance/repair post to replace your new clutch? Clutch Fix Post .

3. When you removed the original clutch did your series of the machine use the Upper One-Way Roller clutches bearing ring? From pulling info. from other FAV6800A owners I have been able to confirm series 10 and 11 used the Upper One-Way Roller clutches bearing ring. Info from FAV9800A owners is very lean. What is your series of machine (the first two digits of your serial number) and did it use the Upper One-Way Roller clutches bearing ring?

4. You should be able to rotate the wash basket with one finger CCW with very little resistance. Try that and let me know if the wash basket will rotate CCW with one finger . The wash basket must not rotate CW by hand. With the front cover removed (pull the 120VAC power cord) you should be able to rotate the Clutch Pulley CCW and CW with light resistance.
“”I just replaced (new) the clutch on my FAV9800AWW, and machine goes through most of regular cycle, but at some point (reverse or tumble?), it tries to do something between the motor and clutch and the belt just squeals very loudly and burns. Ideas? SW””
If you machine used the Upper One-Way Roller clutches bearing ring it may not be seated in the wash tub base properly. It is a very tricky fitment process to re-install it and the Clutch Pulley assembly correctly. Let me know what you find and we will go from there.
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“” Having similar problem as many with machine not spinning and stalling at the first spin cycle and never completing. I opened the lid during the cycle and see the tumplers will spin ok but the tub will not spin and cannot move in either direction by hand.”” Was this the original issue before you removed the clutch? Were you taking dc or UC errors to the display?

“”As a note, the tub will turn freely by hand while the clutch is disengaged. As soon as it's seated, it's impossible to turn the tub by hand.”” By disengaged do you mean that the clutch pulley was removed from the machine and the wash basket rotates CCW freely?

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My description of how I believe the Roller clutch bearing engages the spinner shaft to spin the clutch basket.

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If your Roller Clutch bearings rotate freely in CW direction and you installed the clutch pulley correctly you should beable to rotate the washbasket CCW with the lid open with one finger. If it dosent we have some binding issues with the clutch install. This is from a post of a forum member I helped. He has a good install fitment process. This is a challange but I can no do to it in less then 5 min. after a dozen or so clutch removal and installs of my machine.

""The Service manual download was very helpful because it has a few pictures to show the 1/16"-1/8" gap from the shaft to the clutch face. What this really is telling you is that "if" you get all the three parts (clutch plate- bearing sleeve and cream colored plastic piece with 2 raised projections) to the clutch assembly back in correctly, you will end up with the 1/16"-1/8" gap. I also did my repair by tilting the machine back and working on it in place. Test the fit of each of the 3 pieces seperately so you will have a better idea what you are trying to fit. The cream colored plastic piece with 2 raised projections "seats" into the bottom of the tub. The bearing also seats onto the shaft in the notches. The clutch simply fits on the square shaft. The trick is getting the 3 piece assembly on with every piece seated correctly. By no means impossible, but working in limited space it was the most difficult part to do. Something that I thought of (after the repair) was to actually cut out the sheet metal directly below the clutch. This would allow easy access for the reassembly.’”

Again I believe your original clutch uses the upper bearing piece, as pipespike states you have to get the fitment of the upper bearing assembly the bearing sleeve I call it the coupler and the clutch seated properly to get that 1/16"-1/8" gap shown in the Service manual page 47.

Try a reinstall of the clutch after reviewing the above comments. After the clutch reinstall first try to rotate the wash basket CCW with one finger it should offer very little resistance and not rotate in a CW direction.

Post back for any additional help. Rich

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