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I need to find a replacement for an ASKO WCAM 1812 control board...

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    I would like to hook the machine up to the sink via either hot or cold water supply, not both, will this work?

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You can only order Asko parts through the Asko Website or 800 number. Some parts dealers may have parts that were "bootlegged" in, but I would question the age of those parts. Hope this helps. jj@standardtvandappliance

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Sounds like the control board is fried. If you have gotten it open here is a link for a new board:
http://www.superiorapplianceparts.com/shop/asko-washer-control-board/?q=/shop/category/washer/asko/
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Need to repair model 20605 washer, motor does not run, told the brushes were bad - replaced still wouldn't run, told that motor control circuit board could be bad - $600 to replace, how do you check a...


Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.

Sorry to hear about your trouble shooting problems. I hope I can help move you forward in the right direction.

Have you run a self-diagnostic which is built into the Asko washer's control ? Furthermore, Did you initially receive an error code of "F6" ?

What led to the changing of the brushes in the motor, and was the motor windings ohm value checked to confirm or dismiss the motor was worth brushes ? The armature inspected ?

This how to run a fault tracing program ( in the event you don't know )

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What you will/should see...

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Let me know what you've done or found to this point and I'll try to help in whatever manner I can. It is possible the motor control board is the fault, but there is a means to get to that point first.

There was also a period of time during production some of the controls had the wrong fuse placed in them...se below for memo.

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This is not very likely considering the age of your machine, however I felt it was worth mentioning. I'll watch for your next post.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

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Hello, welcome to Fixya.

The "F4" code on those Asko washer`s indicates a fault has been detected with the thermistor.

This of course does not mean the thermistor is indeed faulty, it may have just become loose from the bottom of the tub.

Here`s what to look for and what it does...

THERMISTOR
Part no. : 80 616 63
Resistance: 40-60K ohms
Room temperature: 68°–86° F (20–30° C)

The thermistor ( for temperature measurement ) is
located between the motor cradle and the holder.

The thermistor measures and controls the water temperature via a heating element. In the event of errors the heater is switched out if the thermistor short-circuits or is disconnected from the program control board or programmer.

**unplug the unit from the dryer or wall whichever applies to your situation...safety first**

If you are capable remove the rear panel and top panel to ohm out the thermistor to varify if it is within` the values I provided...or perhaps it has dislodged from it`s position...though that is unlikely, it could happen.

In the event you need a thermistor and you feel you can replace it yourself I`ll show you how...I do recommend calling in an authorized Asko service provider.

CHANGING THE THERMISTOR

1. Remove the top cover
2. Remove the rear panel
3. Remove the thermistor by pulling it out to the left.
4. Remove the thermistor header connector from the program control board.
5. Install the new thermistor by threading it through the hole between the cradle and holder.
6. Connect the thermistor to the program control board.
7. Replace the rear panel.
8. Replace the top cover. (Don't forget the two
star washers for the outer screws.)


Hope this helps move you forward or at least gives you an idea of what needs to be looked at.

Let me know if you require further assistance. Thanks for choosing FixYa today.

Good luck.

macmarkus :)




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