Question about Washing Machines
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The knob keeps turning when you have a problem with the machine the most common problem with indesit is the pump. check to see if there is any thing in the filter compartmet located at the bottom on the front of the machine if so clean and replace.. THEN you will have to reset the knob. you do tis by turning the dial to one of the off position (the big black dot ). Then leave the door open and keep switching the machine on and off quickly from the button on the front of the machine untill you c the lights flicker rappidly.. once this happens the machine is reset and ready to wash ... p.s The pump can be one source for a problem... others include brushes on motor.....but most likely it will be the pump tell tell signs are water in the drum
Posted on Nov 21, 2007
Plug off the wall first. The spin normally does not work when the outlet filter is clogged; be prepared for a flood of water. If the filter is clean you should then check your pipe coming out from under the tub. Last check your outlet pump, could be blocked with something. Refit carefully, you might need a nice pair of pliers to get the grip clip on and off the pipes.
You can also drain water from the tub thru the rear hose in the wall. Keep bucket handy. The outlet pipe into the wall stands at a particular height, refit exactly to this height, about 3 feet from ground. Do not push the pipe too much down the stand pipe.
Posted on Nov 30, 2007
I believe the selector knob on a Whirpool just has to be turned counter-clockwise with the selector pushed in. It will spin off the shaft and then the outer indicator dial will pull off. The shaft also has a keyed slot that will only allow the dial to be removed and installed one way, so there should be no question as to how it goes back on.
Was there a reason as to why you are removing the washer selector knob? If this is a simple matter of replacing a broken water temperature selector, you shouldn't have to remove any of the control knobs to gain access to the selector. The entire front panel comes off by removing the screws holding it in place. That way you can access the broken selector from behind the front panel much easier. Just remove the panel right above the washer top (under the dryer) and it should expose the front panel mounting screws. Remove these screws and the front panel comes off. Just make sure the unit is unplugged before you begin. I hope this helps you. Let me know if you need further assistance.
Posted on Apr 22, 2008
just had my frigidaire fronter loader repaired,,try the door switch ...mines wouldnt spin clothes were soaked did everything else fine... what may have happen is when the spin cycle is ready to do its part it double checks to see if door is locked but with a bad switch it sends the wrong signal and computer this the door is open so it shuts off....well gl mines is running got lots of laundry to do,.,,,hope this helps
Posted on Sep 24, 2008
Tips for a great answer:
I know how frustrating it can be when appliances do not function properly.
This particular washer has a test that we can run to see any errors. This can be confusing on this model.
I am including a document below that will describe how to view the old error codes. Use the section that starts with Activating the service diagnostic modes. You can start with the cycle selector knob at any position.
If there are no error codes stored, I recommend that you start from the beginning (step 1 above) and then run the Automatic test mode. If this unit detects a problem, it will display the error at the end of this test.
I hope this is helpful. Post back your results.
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