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Asko W6221 stopped mid cycle

We have a similar, but slightly different problem than we see listed: load was a cotton blanket--found washer stopped, partially drained--no response to controls. Manually drained, unplugged to reset (cpu?), checked brushes-ok, checked fuses-ok, no clogged drain line, etc. There is a relay click when power is turned on-no further response. We have the diagram of the control board--lots of areas we would expect voltage shows 0.9VDC---this is not a working voltage, rather it would be some sort of dead circuit or self-protected circuit. The diagram is a piece of garbage in that the circuit components are deliberately unlabled so you can't tell what's what. I do see 12VDC at relay coils, 5.2 volts on some logic points. The 3 pin component on the larger heat sink has 0.9 VDC on the two outer pins and ground on the center pin. IC1 has workable voltages on the 4 pins on the side with the dot and 303VDC (with 117VAC superimposed) on the 4 pins on the opposite side. We're game to repair the board if that's the issue rather than pay someone to come sell us a new one and toss the existing board.

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Re: Asko W6221 stopped mid cycle

Could be the hybrid timer that is gone. Not sure, but it could be that.

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