Hi, Can you remove back panel to check some wiring for me. Please Isolate the appliance first.
Sure. brb in 5min
Ok, Panel is off. My name is XXXXX XXXXX for help FOrry
Hi Bill, Have you isolated
meaning removed from power? yes
water lines are still connected
Can you see heating element wires?
its a washing machine, does it have a heating element?
I only have top part, behind user controls, panel off, is this where u want me to be?
Is this a top loader machine
Is the lid shutting correctly as it houses a switch that enables your machine to work
it is, and button is pressed
opening and closing door, makes audible click sound on the door switch. sounds normal
Can you remove the back or side panel?
OK that seems to eliminate the lid switch
its off, back panel of controls is off
it stopped mid cycle, looks like rinse
No further down. Back or side panel
washer was full, clean water
which side? both? i see screws on bottom of both sides
actually, its a wrap around piece back and sides
Try the left to see if it exposes wiring to element and motor
front has screws too, on bottom. front piece seems to be separate
maybe your model has removable front panel
looks like it may, back and sides are one piece, front is separate
OK remove the front panel if you can
ok, front panel is off
im a gearhead, so this kinda stuff is OK with me :)
Can you see wiring to element and stats
By the DID IT DRAIN AUTOMATICALLY EARLIER.
there is a plastic black cover over what appears to be a motor, i can see windings below cover, removing cover...its just a protective thing
no, it would not
i drained with siphon
there is like 1/4 inch of water in machine
only thing i can make it do is add water...
wOULD THE MACHINE SPIN ONLY IF YOU TRIED IT NOW?
nothing else seems to work, or try to work when turning dial
no spin, no drain, no wash, just adds water
it was full with water when i looked and doing nothing
spinning dial slowly all around and pulling knob in and out does nothing, except at start of cycle where it will add water
hAD IT STOPPED FILLING WHEN YOU LOOKED
wash cycle was done, no smell of chlorine, white load.....and clothes were clean
Does it ever stop filling when normal level reached?
dial was in rinse/spin area
yes, i drained and it filled to smallestload setting
so i lied,there is 6inch of water in it now from that
Is the pump mechanical or electric?
Can you test the pump for continuity
its mechanical, i feel belt underneath, belt is ok it seems
no heating element on this, just mechanical pump and motor that drives both
quite simple in here really :)
Must have a heater!
Can you check heater if you find it and the motor connections thereafter?
ok, sides and back are coming off, no heater in sight....that is for sure
what does it heat?
base of drum most likely!
Yes the wash temperature you select, and then the water is heated to that setting.
base of drum has a cone shaped object just below it with no connections or water .....its mechanical, looks like a rear end differential
and shaft that goes to bottom of machine for belt drive
Could be gearing there!
this is a clothes washer u realize
not a dishwasher
hot water is provided along with cold
How many fill pipes do you have 1 or 2
Yes I know but it still has a heater
ok, its not in sight so ill take off the back panel and sides
OK. You will find it. Be caefull
lol sides and back hold top on !! gettin loosey goosey here :)
Forry, sides and back are loose enough for me to see everything. There is wireconnections where the 2 water inputs are, but it cant be a heater, it is a valve to change amt of hot/cold water...
its blue and quite small
what is the highest temp setting on your machine?
top is hinged, and went back. i see it all, we have a valve at water inputs, a motor, a mechanical pump and 3 controls on user panel......
that's it :)
there is a wire going to bottom of tank, that must be what u are after
from user panel
seems empty though, like a tube, not a wire
yes, its a vacuum type tube that senses the pressure of water for water level
i see no heater
What is highets temp setting
hot/cold, warm/cold, cold/cold
its a simple machine, really....no digital anything
Back soon . Doing some checks on this model Bill.
that's my machine
Sorry back now
how you getting on
waiting for you. i see no heater and i posted blowups of my washer above
i think its the timer from browsing appliance forums
This is going too slow
Are you helping a bunch of ppl? maybe on the job using an android phone for this chat? why is it taking so long for responses?
4hrs into this and I think we have esablished that my washer has no heater.....