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There are cams on the chain that hit the limit...

There are cams on the chain that hit the limit switches. The one on the right is for open. Yours may have fallen off or may be adjusted wrong. If you look on top of the head you will see the...
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Posted By Dave G.

As Xsleeper said a chain too tight is very bad....

As Xsleeper said a chain too tight is very bad. If the chain on a Craftsman is loose you probably have a bearing worn out. Look under the sprocket, you may have to remove a plastic cover. If you see...
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If you switched the springs side to side, I'm...

If you switched the springs side to side, I'm going to assume you have extension springs. If that is the case check the pulleys, especially the front ones. A worn front pulley will often rub and...
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Posted By Dave G.

Those hinges are obsolete, so used would be the...

Those hinges are obsolete, so used would be the only way to get one. if it was my door i would take one off the middle, and put that in place of the broken one till i found one. Good luck
Dave G
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Posted By Dave G.

That door was made by Overhead. I'm off tomorrow...

That door was made by Overhead. I'm off tomorrow but if I remember friday i'll see if they are available. We sold a number of those door but i don't remember any of the hinges breaking. I never liked...
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Posted By Dave G.

FWIW That operator was made by Moore-O-Matic...

FWIW That operator was made by Moore-O-Matic before 82.
Best screw drive ever. But they don't last forever.
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Posted By Dave G.

You can't replace it with a part from another...

You can't replace it with a part from another manufacturer. Perhaps a pic would help id who made it.
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Posted By Dave G.

How is it that a worn bushing would cause it to...

How is it that a worn bushing would cause it to keep butting up against the stop bolt?

When the bushing wears and the top of that shaft it moves forward, the bottom moves back and away from the...
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Posted By Dave G.

It sounds like you may have installed a new steel...

It sounds like you may have installed a new steel door, with the old springs from a wood door. Doorman 2722 has it right, it's the wrong springs.
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Posted By Dave G.

Surrender

The lid lock didn't fix the problem. I decided to cut my losses and replace the machine. They even delivered the same day.

Thanks again for your help...
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Posted By Dave G.

For a cable to come off while closing the door...

For a cable to come off while closing the door manually, the door has to catch on one side(the side with the cable off). You have Napoleon track it has a problem sometimes with single spring doors....
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Posted By Dave G.

Yesterday in the afternoon I had left meters on...

Yesterday in the afternoon I had left meters on the lid and lock switches, and noticed the lock switch still had 120v after I heard it lock. I'm going to change the lock. The switch must be...
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Posted By Dave G.

I s your operator a drawbar (pulls the door by an...

I s your operator a drawbar (pulls the door by an arm from the center)?
Or is it a jackshaft (lifts by turning the shaft that holds the springs)?
If it is a jack shaft and the door is heavy lifting...
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Posted By Dave G.

I forgot to mention the error codes. I had F7...

I forgot to mention the error codes.
I had F7 E1, F7 E5, and F7 E7.

DG
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Posted By Dave G.

I connected a meter across the shifter switch and...

I connected a meter across the shifter switch and one on the lock switch. the two components most accused of causing the not spinning thing. I couldn't see any time when they or ant other components...
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Posted By Dave G.

The basket is smooth when turning. The bearings...

The basket is smooth when turning. The bearings that support the basket are part of the gearbox on this model.
Is the clutch a normal wear and tear item? I'm thinking I should pick up a clutch...
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Posted By Dave G.

Thanks it will probably be Saturday before I have...

Thanks it will probably be Saturday before I have the time to get into it.



I learned that the hard way, when I changed the gear box.
Good reminder I would have forgotten.

DG
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Posted By Dave G.

Thanks Pugsl Is that part of the clutch? And is...

Thanks Pugsl
Is that part of the clutch? And is the clutch one assembly? Or can you just get the bearing.
It happened again today. When I got home from work I turned the power on and ran Drain &...
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Posted By Dave G.

Thanks for your reply Beelzebob. There was no...

Thanks for your reply Beelzebob. There was no water in the tub when it wouldn't spin yesterday. I found and downloaded the service manual last night, so i have the wiring diagram and timer cycle...
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Posted By Dave G.

whirlpool cabrio not spinning

We have a Model WTW5600XW2 washer. A couple months ago it started sounding like a jet engine when spinning(not an F16 more like an A10 :) ) I replaced the transmission and it worked for awhile but...
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Posted By Dave G.

I had a problem with not all the water pumping...

I had a problem with not all the water pumping out a few years ago. the solution was to move the drain hose so it ran first up, then over to the drain. Your problem sounds like a pump or motor issue....
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Posted By Dave G.

You're cable is off the high spirals on the...

You're cable is off the high spirals on the drums. this will cause what you describe. You will want a professional to fix it, springs and cables have a lot of tension.

I guess that was already...
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Posted By Dave G.

You are not describing a M50. You probably have...

You are not describing a M50.
You probably have a 4500, or a 4700. they have the 8 leds. The M50 has a display on the back.
The 4500, and 4700, had a board problem that would cause the problem you...
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Posted By Dave G.

Cleaning the limit switch is often temporary. I...

Cleaning the limit switch is often temporary. I would replace it.
It is the second most common part needed in these.
Just my $0.02.
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Posted By Dave G.

Hav'nt seen that. Try taking the battery out of...

Hav'nt seen that. Try taking the battery out of remote when in this condition it may be that the remote button is sticking. But I think the wall console still works when that happens. unless it was...
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