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2463200 - loud bang then spin stopped

The washer was in the rinse, spin cycle and then a loud bang...everything came to a stop and the washer was 'humming' until I pulled out the dial to stop the action.

Pushed the dial back in and ran through the cycles...rinse allows water to enter the machine, however, there is no action on the tub...no wash, no spin....

any possible things to look for? - the lid switch is fine.

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  • sam21957 Feb 18, 2008

    Yes - humming....nothing else(!)

    voltage as measured at the wall as well as the motors terminal block are OK....

    where is circuit board? and can I do any diagnostics on this??

  • sam21957 Feb 18, 2008

    Ok - this is where I am at -

    After measuring voltage at wall, through timer, in and out at motor, all was well - the capacitor was humming so I swapped that out at minimal cost knowing full well that this was propably a waste of money - anyway, I took off the motor, transmission and shaft assembly ( also removed water pump from motor shaft) and it ran(!) - replaced everything including water pump and unit was frozen - only after I looked inside the water pump, did I discover a pair of my wifes panty hose which were wrapped around the impeller freezing it up, so when placed back not the motor, it was freezing the motor and the whole shootin' match...

    After four hours, I have the machine back in working order and the wife is now going bare-legged for a while(!) - thanks for the efforts....

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Hello sir

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  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 18, 2008

    ya machine is humming right??

    if so motor is trying to start.. but it is not able to start..

    now check if proper input voltage is coming in for the motor.. if yes then problem must be in next stage where circuit board is placed..

    check it

    thank you

    good luck

    dont forget to rate the solutions

  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 18, 2008

    ok fine

    >>Check the voltage at motor terminals which must be equal to the input voltage.

    >>As soon as u open the machine u can access the main circuit board

    >>also check if power board is working fine

    thank you

    good luck

    dont forget to rate the solutions

  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 19, 2008

    ha hmmmm

    good luck

    thank you

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