My washer is making my head hurt. First it wouldn't spin or agitate, now while I was trying to diagnose it, it only fills when the lid is up. When it stopped spinning, the lid lock was working right. The pump works fine, and the belt is not worn and I found no oil anywhere. I have a feeling that my son overloaded it with towels. I am just completely lost - it seems electronic but I have no clue. Please help!
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Sounds like the controller has gone out. Your best bet is to have someone come out and service it. If its under warranty they will fix most of it. If not a technician can tell you what needs to be replaced and you can figure out if its worth replacing.
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Hello Chris, thank you for your post!
I see that the washer on your Frigidaire laundry center is squealing during agitation. This noise could be coming from the motor or transmission and you may need to have the washer disassembled to locate which component may be causing the issue. For proper disassembly you may need to seek assistance from a professional technician. A technician will have the appropriate tools needed for complete disassembly of the washer without causing personal injury or harm to the laundry center. Hopefully this information is helpful towards your repair. -Matt
Based off the information you have provided regarding your Frigidaire laundry center it sounds like a possible problem within your control panel or agitator. Since it could be any one of these underlying issues I would recommend having a professional come out to your home to properly diagnose your washer. If you do not have a professional connection you can visit the manufacturer website to find a service provider in your area. Hopefully this is helpful. -Matt
The circuit board has a Cycle generator and sequencer that accepts commands when you manually do a setting. When the sequence enters the spin phase a block occurs and discontinues further action. It is not the timer, but the command center on the circuit board. Because the board has many functions, it is like a set of Christmas Tree lights in series, and when one bulb fails, so goes the set. You will no doubt need a new command board for that model.
sounds like it's in the re-assembly since the water pump is directly connected to what you just did. take it apart once again and make sure all is put back right and water pump is properly seated on motor shaft.
Hi, If the washer spins properly but the agitator does not work, it could be the dog kit needs replaced. If the washer does not agitate or spin, it is probably the coupler.
Put the washer in wash cycle with no laundry in it and see if the lower prt of the agitator moves. If the agitator moves, try and hold the upper half of the agitator and see if it will only move one direction.The agitaor dog kit is designed to only let the top part of the agiator to grab one way. When they go bad, they can make some noise. To replace the dog kit in the agitator, remove the top cap/rinse dispenser and the inner bolt cover. Remove the 7/16” bolt and lift the agitator out of the washer. Separate the 2 halfs of the agitator and replace the dog kit inside the upper part of the agitator. Please let me know if this helps you or if I can assist you further. Thanks Vic
Does the bottom of your agitator work correctly? We had the same problem if you pop the cap off the top of your agitator there is a cam in there with 3 dogs that engage the agitator causing it to spin. If the bottom part is agitating correctly then chances are the dogs in the cam assembly are shot. If the bottom is agitating correctly then it is very possible you have something stuck under the bottom section of the agitator. If this is the case remove the top cover (same as before it's just a lid that pops off) inside you will see a 1/2" square use a 1/2" drive ratchet with a 3" or 6" extension unscrew this piece remove the top section of the agitator then the bottom. Once the bottom is out check to make sure all is clear inside the washer. Reassemble in the reverse order making sure the lower section sits all the way down on the splines for the drive mechanism. If neither one of those solve the problem I would suspect you have an issue in the drive train of the washer.