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Washer will not spin, pump will not empty nor fill

I have an almost 9 years old Frigidaire front load washer. Part # fwt449gfs2 (sometimes also referenced as fwt449gf)
I checked the motor and the control board. Power doesn't seem to get to the speed control unit. I checked the voltage differential between c4.2 and c4.4 and it is null. I tested the motor protector and it was around .18 ohms (supposed to be .37).

I bypassed the motor protector to check for voltage differential (using pin 8 from the motor cable with pin c4.4) to no avail. So power is not reaching the control unit nor the motor.

Could the wax motor be at stake? What reading (resistance?) am I supposed to get out of a wax motor ?

Thanks
Jeff

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  • Jeffjeffb Apr 24, 2008

    If the timer does not advance (on its own), does this mean the timer is at stake?

    Also, I do I know what step I am on the timer? Are there any indicators?

  • Jeffjeffb Apr 24, 2008

    pressure switch works only if I provide power to it. Power will not come from timer.

    so pressure works, water valves work, pump works but that was with power directly to the pump. I will have to test with a filled tub.

    Can I surely conclude it's the timer?

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Don't have resistance for wax motor. It works or it doesn't. If the door locks with 120 volts to the wax motor it is working. From your checks you have the tech sheet out of the unit so I won't go take mine apart. Check the voltage fro the timer pins that the trouble shooting says to check. Also check the pressure switch. If it reads full it will not put power to the spin. That's not in the tech sheet.

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  • James Davis Apr 24, 2008

    Sorry it took a whlie to get back to you. The notifacation systems for comments seems to not be working so I have to check every one. If nothing is working there are a few things that can cause it. The power comes into the timer and out to the unit when you pull the knob out. The power also has to go through one door switch to know the door is closed and then to a reed switch mounted behind the dispensor drawer. There is a magnet in the drawer front that makes that switch so if you have the drawer open the machine is dead. I'v only replaced two timers on Frg front loaders ever. i'm only positive one of those was bad.

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