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WD62 is not spinning even after chaning new carbon brushes

It seems that several people had this same problem in the forum. But, I can't see anyone found the clear answer to the problem.

I had this for just about 10 years and it's in pretty good condition and was working fine. Couple of weeks back it was starting to stop spinning. When that happened, time to time we slightly moved the program dial and that seems to have forced the spin.
Then, after few days back it has completely stopped spinning.
Friend of mine recommended changing carbon brushes. Removed the carbon brushes and found that they were worn out. Changed new brushes. But, still it's not spinning. Also, noticed that the program dial is not rotating as well.

Every else seems to work fine.
1. Power is coming on
2. Door lock light comes on
3. Water is coming in and draining out at the end.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks,

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  • vasanthan Feb 09, 2008

    I did release the metal pin and that released the carbon. Then I pushed the unit along the groove and that locked in.

    What's the following mean?
    // if the carbon brushes have got too low then it will have more then // likely damage your motor
    Thanks

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When u changed the carbon brushes did u move the little metal pin to free the carbon off it must be able to come out then in with ease if not do this if u did then if the carbon brushes have got too low then it will have more then likely damage your motor m8

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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    peter gittos Feb 10, 2008

    what i mean is that if the carbon brushes get so low that the washer doesnt spin and doesnt turn the drum around on any programme then what happens is that the carbon burns the motor out this can also happen when you put new carbon brushes in if you dont clean the motor spindle were the carbons touch inside the motor it may sometimes blow the motor aswell m8

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