Question about Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6600SBT Top Load Washer
Washer fills doesnt wash drains then goes to spin cycle on my cabrio whirlpool washer
Posted on Jul 12, 2011
Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
I presume it is not overloaded each time (!) so try the following ;-0)
It is necessary to ensure absolutely that the machine, even when empty, has all 4 feet very firmly on the floor, and I mean firmly ;-0)
Doesn't matter whether it is empty or not but switch it off then-
very firmly push one front corner diagonally into the centre of the machine and see if the machine moves or rocks AT ALL, even the slightest. If it does you will need the open-ended spanner which came with the (new) machine........which of course went missing a long time ago?!! An adjustable spanner will suffice.
Adjust the foot under that corner downwards until it is very firmly- almost pushing- against the floor but not so far that the corner lifts up!
If this corner did not rock do the same to the other.
Once you cannot rock the machine the slightest little bit, screw the locking nuts up tight to the underside of the machine so that they will not move. Ideally the rear feet should also be locked.
If this has not cured the problem it is possible that the internal suspension is malfunctioning.
Posted on Mar 22, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Try unplugging for 12 hrs before reconnecting
If the problem continues then the controler board is damaged and will need to be replaced.
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Posted on Sep 05, 2009
OL error means the Motor Controller has sensed an Overload.
The oL code means the motor control board is struggling to power the motor up. If it recurs after removing some clothes - usually this means a new motor control.... or worse - a new bearing.
If it were a problem with the tub floating up, the unit would spin instead of nutate.
Bearing failure in this machine is very common.
I suspect the drive shaft and bearing are the problem. The bearing and shaft are part of the outer tub.
The new outer tub with bearing W10128830 cost approximately $197 dollars.
If you can get access to the shaft it may be an Emory cloth will help smooth things down so that you no longer get the OL code.
This is an ambitious do-it-yourself project... as most appliance repairmen don't understand how this machine operates.
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Posted on Sep 13, 2010
SOURCE: my Whirlpool Cabrio top loading
The sensing is done by measuring the motor amp draw. If the motor amp draw is high that is an indication of a heavy loaded washer which could cause the motor to overheat OR too much soap being used, OR the wrong soap being used, OR something between tubs. If you is getting an OL and the clothes is not the problem then you may have an item lodged between the tubs. You must remove the inner tub and get that thang outta there. Cabrio service manual
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Posted on Jun 30, 2011
SOURCE: whirlpool cabrio WTW6400SW3 keeps showing oL. During the wash cycle, it jumps from wash to spin (no rinse cycle) and then it runs for a bit and then it stops and I get the oL readout. It has done thi
have you tried cleaning the filter it is computor is reading heavy load try cleaning filter see if it resets if if does not you will have to call a repair man to reset your computor
Posted on Nov 21, 2011
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