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  1. Thread: Fisher & Paykel

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    Originally posted 7-15-2013 11:19 PM Thanks a...

    Originally posted 7-15-2013 11:19 PM

    Thanks a bunch, Jeff.
  2. Thread: Fisher & Paykel

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    Originally posted 7-15-2013 10:01 AM Hello...

    Originally posted 7-15-2013 10:01 AM

    Hello and thanks, Jeff. I appreciate it, but don't go to a lot of bother with this. I will look at the manual online.

    Kind of a different animal to what I...
  3. Thread: Fisher & Paykel

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    Fisher & Paykel

    Originally posted 7-14-2013 7:16 PM

    Jeff, familiar with these washers?

    Got one that would not spin.

    It is pretty nasty. I expect maybe a door switch or clogged pump and/or diverter valve?
    ...
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    Originally posted 7-15-2013 9:54 AM So I...

    Originally posted 7-15-2013 9:54 AM

    So I would actually need to test the resistor also before investing in a timer?
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    Originally posted 7-14-2013 8:23 AM The...

    Originally posted 7-14-2013 8:23 AM



    The motor would get power on auto cycles if the resistor was bad?

    This timer is (off the top of my head) 8299781. I do remember seeing 220 on it. May...
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    Originally posted 7-13-2013 9:41 PM So if...

    Originally posted 7-13-2013 9:41 PM

    So if something happens to the resistor, the timer gets no power, right?

    I don't even know if this one has a resistor. Looks like it may use 220 volts.
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    Originally posted 7-13-2013 8:13 AM Thanks...

    Originally posted 7-13-2013 8:13 AM

    Thanks Jeff. I was thinking maybe a resistor or something may have some kind of effect on the timer.
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    Whlpl dryer no advance

    Originally posted 7-12-2013 9:39 PM

    Jeff, I think I posted about this dryer a while back. Bad timer motor. Would it be worth the risk in buying a good used timer? Or is it a very likely...
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    Originally posted 7-12-2013 7:24 AM So if...

    Originally posted 7-12-2013 7:24 AM



    So if the centrifugal switch was removed, how would it affect the windings in the motor? The motor would run on whatever winding was wired up like low and...
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    Originally posted 7-11-2013 9:08 AM Thanks...

    Originally posted 7-11-2013 9:08 AM



    Thanks a bunch for that ..and all your replies.

    So the centrifugal switch serves as the heat switch and switches the windings from start to run?

    I was...
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    Originally posted 7-10-2013 8:56 PM Two heavy...

    Originally posted 7-10-2013 8:56 PM

    Two heavy reds are heat, right?

    On this motor the circuit closes when I manually activate the centrifugal switch.

    Btw, I can't tell anything about the...
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    centrifigal switch

    Originally posted 7-10-2013 8:16 AM

    Does this switch on a dryer have anything to do with opening and closing the red wires ( 1m and ..6m?) and providing heat, or does it only affect the start and...
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    Originally posted 7-10-2013 8:59 PM Fixed all...

    Originally posted 7-10-2013 8:59 PM

    Fixed all 3 splices with solder and shrink wrap. I put the original harness back in the dryer it came from. Got heat now. now I just have to replace a couple of...
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    Originally posted 7-10-2013 8:08 AM Yeah, it...

    Originally posted 7-10-2013 8:08 AM

    Yeah, it just came to me, the motor would not have been running if the neutral was open.

    As I got thinking about this, I remember ( I think) one wire at the...
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    Stupid is as stupid does?

    Originally posted 7-09-2013 9:50 PM

    So I got a Whirlpool dryer from a lady that had been in a barn for..I don't know how long. It is a 2002 model. Someone had removed the terminal block and had...
  16. Thread: motor shield

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    motor shield

    Originally posted 7-08-2013 8:57 PM

    LXR7144EQ0

    Jeff, what holds the motor shield on this whlpl washer? The bottom motor clamp? Can a something besides the regular shield be used and not be...
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    Originally posted 6-30-2013 7:58 AM Is this...

    Originally posted 6-30-2013 7:58 AM

    Is this residue usually hard to clean off?
    I have the top part of my agitator soaking in water and Mean Green. I had sprayed it with the mixture with little...
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    oily looking agitator

    Originally posted 6-29-2013 6:41 PM


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5wIN1J70-Y

    Jeff, what causes the oily area on this agitator? Tranny? Seal?

    I have Kenmore just like it.
    I'm thinking...
  19. Thread: Part numbers

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    Originally posted 6-20-2013 3:11 PM So, would...

    Originally posted 6-20-2013 3:11 PM

    So, would you think timers with the numbers 8299781 and 8299781C would interchange?

    Hmm, maybe I can go to whirlpool site and find the answer to that if you...
  20. Thread: Part numbers

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    Part numbers

    Originally posted 6-14-2013 9:58 PM

    Two part numbers - 12345 and 12345A or maybe 1234A5
    What is the A, place of manufacturing?
    Same part, right?

    I recently took a motor off of a GE and...
  21. Thread: Moldy door seal

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    Originally posted 6-20-2013 12:48 PM Just...

    Originally posted 6-20-2013 12:48 PM



    Just an aside here for some who may read this and not be aware, might want to be sure all bleach is rinsed away before using ammonia. The two together can...
  22. Thread: Moldy door seal

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    Originally posted 6-18-2013 9:59 PM Yeah my...

    Originally posted 6-18-2013 9:59 PM

    Yeah my wife washes ours in the house (Samsung) once or twice a month and does not have this problem.

    The one I am talking about came pretty cleaned up...
  23. Thread: Moldy door seal

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    Moldy door seal

    Originally posted 6-17-2013 8:07 AM

    The door seal on this Whlpl frontloader I got is covered with mold and smells bad.

    I have read several opinions on this problem and what to do about it....
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    washers on pedestals and drain hosel

    Originally posted 6-16-2013 1:59 PM

    Jeff, any modifications to the drain pipe needed when replacing a top loading washer with a front loading washer?

    I'm assuming the siphoning thing may not be...
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    Dryer timers with similar numbers

    Originally posted 6-13-2013 2:16 PM

    Two timers
    WP8299781 Estate by Whirlpool
    WP8299784 Kenmore made by Whirlpool

    Looks like the latter just has a few more bells and whistles.
    Can the latter...
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