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Did i fry the panel?

I have a front loading creda 1000 eco washing machine that will not spin at all. the timer seems to work fine, but the drum does not move at all through any of the cycles. the belt is in tact, but the motor isn't moving. last time i tried it, it was turning a for a little bit. again nothing. i don't know wether it may be the brushes or a balance sensor or what. Please Help!!!!!
Comment by credawash, posted on Jan 01, 2008 got the brushes in, and wow! things started going well. ran a couple of spin cycles as directed, and before i put the lid back on i dropped a tool into the machine. i was leaning over with my arm inside , and i guess my belt switched the machine on without knowing it, and must have moved the door release cable into contact with the motor and got a good spark that shot out of the bottom of the motor, now the motor isn't working again. might there be a fuse i could have blown? or did i toast the motor. was a really stupid thing to not have unplugged the machine. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!
Comment by credawash, posted on Jan 02, 2008 Ok, I think i judged where the spark came from. when looking down into the guts of the machine from the load side, there is a electrical board (the brains i would assume) on the right side. behind it i noticed that there is a burn mark on the sheet metal. I am sure this panel must have pushed up against the sheet metal when i was trying to retrieve my tool. Is the panel history? how spendy could it be?

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Re: did i fry the panel?

That should be the motor control unit it has a fuse in it but will probably have to replace the whole board disconnect the wires and ohm the fuse

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