Question about Washing Machines
Hi, I see you've been having some challenges finding a solution, I think I can help. **turn off the power or unplug the "combo" from the wall** If you are capable of removing the top you'll soon notice there is not much elbow room in there to work...fortunately for this issue you won't need much. On top, directly behind the timer on the right hand side top of the tub, is a "condensor housing" ( usually made of "white metal" or "pot metal" as some refer to it ) with a blower fan motor fastened to the top. Remove the fan motor wires and then the motor itself from the housing via four hex head screws around the perimeter of the fan motor bracket. This is where "elbow room" may be tight, but with persistence and careful manuvering you can do it. You may be able to move the tub to the back and left While backing out the fastener's/screws to give you a little more room. Pull the motor assembly up & out ( careful of wires and sharp edges ) and examine the blower wheel and housing. By now it should be obvious of the problem. These unit's because they are so compact are vulnerable to lint build up in the blower wheel and housing hence, the unit will not perform well in the "dry" cycle. Hope that helps move you forward. Let me know if I can assist you further, I'll watch for your reply here. Thank's for visiting "fixya" for your repair inquiries. Good luck, Macmarkus :)
Posted on Feb 26, 2010
The condenser unit is behind the vent louvers. Lean your mach. over on a bucket or against the wall, so you can SAFELY look under there and remove the rear panel to access and try to clean the coil with your vacuum cleaner, using a extension you make out of paper roll tubes or just what have you and duct tape. Now this may not be the problem, You may have a small fan that is not working. You may have to set the mach. up so you can turn it on to the dry mode in this leaned position to check. Feel free to reject and repost or leave here for others to answer.
Posted on Feb 14, 2010
First, check the exhaust pipe in the back is not being crushed. Dryer manufacturers require a metal duct from your dryer, but a lot of people who install their dryers themselves use a white vinyl hose. This is not an approved installation and can be dangerous. If you do have a white vinyl flexible hose you should have a professional install solid metal piping. If you already have solid metal piping on the exhaust it might be blocked with lint. This can be a fire hazard, so you should have a professional come in and clean the exhaust duct and the dryer itself. If the exhaust gets blocked the dryer takes longer to dry and can overheat and cause a fire. If you do all those things and the dryer still takes a long time to dry it is possible that a thermostat or the heating element has malfunctioned. In this case, you'll need a repair person to come to your house to fix it. It is not suggested to do the above mention things by you. There are professionals that can help you.
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Posted on Feb 08, 2010
The condensor should be on the bottom of you machine. Take a look at this link: http://www.squidoo.com/keep-your-condenser-dryer-running-efficiently
A shower head works great for cleaning the condensor but you need to screen the drain. Otherwise take it outside and clean it ' seriously hose it off " I looked for an hour for users manual with no luck.
Posted on Feb 22, 2010
Hello. The problem is that there is an accumulation of lint in your dryer's vent pipe to the out doors. pull the dryer out from the wall and remove the vent pipe. look into the rear back of the dryer to see if there is lint buildup there, if there is remove it. Also check the pipe, and out doors the little trap door area.
Finally be sure to always remove the lint in the filter after each and every load. Regards, Joe
Posted on Feb 22, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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