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Thanks so much, that makes a lot of sense, will...

Thanks so much, that makes a lot of sense, will wait for a warm day and plug it back in.
By the way, in my business I routinely use non-residue contact cleaner to clean connectors, works good. I...
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95 Subaru Legacy ABS brake relay chatter

Relay started chattering even with ignition off, unpluging it only way to stop it. Replace relay? Oh, it's been very cold here in State College and the emergency brake light has been comming on...
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Is the freezer fan working?

Is the freezer fan working?
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These pumps can be hard to get off. I usually...

These pumps can be hard to get off. I usually spray it with WD-40, hold the motor and pound off the pump with a hammer being carefull to not hit the motor.
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If the washer will not agitate or spin=bad...

If the washer will not agitate or spin=bad coupler.
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Posted By szm200

You can try spraying the timer contacts with a...

You can try spraying the timer contacts with a non-residue cleaning spray available at Lowes. Just rotate the timer while spraying.
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Sounds like a bad motor. I would pull the belt...

Sounds like a bad motor. I would pull the belt off the motor and see if it still has trouble starting, I assume in the spin mode, if so=bad motor, if not, turn the tranny pulley in the spin...
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Posted By szm200

You picked the wrong motor for this project. It...

You picked the wrong motor for this project. It is missing the start relay which must be mounted vertical. You are better off with an old Kenmore washer motor, or an old dryer motor together with a...
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Locate the service sheet, either tucked into the...

Locate the service sheet, either tucked into the bottom of the dishwasher, or in a plastic envelope in the front kick panel. It will tell you how to enter diagnostic mode. If it fails to enter...
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A heavy duty hand truck/appliance dolly would...

A heavy duty hand truck/appliance dolly would work fine, I would pad the front of it, and just tilt it in.
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The overload, start relay part 12555902 just...

The overload, start relay part 12555902 just plugs into the side of the compressor and the run capacitor plugs into it.
If the compressor fails to start and kicks out on the overload, you have a...
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If you have a meter, I would monitor the...

If you have a meter, I would monitor the compressor voltage and see if it is cutting out when it acts up. If you don't have a meter , I would call for service.
You might want to check the control pc...
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Without a model # i am guessing it takes a 312959...

Without a model # i am guessing it takes a 312959 single belt.
I have a belt made by Jason that has a picture on the back showing how it is routed around the idler pulley and the motor.
Just route...
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You might have dragging brake shoes, turn the...

You might have dragging brake shoes, turn the tranny coupler clockwise till the spin basket starts to turn, if hard to turn the coupler, you have dragging brake shoes.
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Posted By szm200

Your spin tube may have moved down. Remove tranny...

Your spin tube may have moved down. Remove tranny and turn the tan colored plastic coupler clockwise and push the spin tube up.
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Thanks guys. Looks like a $300 repair, not...

Thanks guys. Looks like a $300 repair, not counting new motor. While I was watching this beast malfuntion, it did agitate for a brief period when in the rinse cycle.
Advised customer to get a...
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Posted By szm200

GE washer no agitation

GE washer, model WPRE6100GOW makes a grinding sound in agitation mode and basket goes back and forth splashing water over the tub top. Digital motor LED flashes 4 times indicating" check mode shifter...
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When it fails, remove the motherboard cover in...

When it fails, remove the motherboard cover in the back of fridg. and tap on the board. If compressor starts, you have a bad solder joint that can be re-soldered.
If not, remove the 3 pin power...
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Need the model # to help. You obviously did not...

Need the model # to help. You obviously did not get the factory service part, but a "universal" replacement which probably will not adequately protect your compressor during power surges.
Also, did...
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I have fixed a few of these. Your compressor has...

I have fixed a few of these. Your compressor has a broken/weak internal mounting spring. The only solution, without replacing the compressor, is to remove the motor mounts and use rubber washers to...
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Locate the service sheet behind the front kick...

Locate the service sheet behind the front kick panel, all wiring info should be there.
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Posted By szm200

Remove back cover and check the compressor, if...

Remove back cover and check the compressor, if hot, but not running, you have a bad PTCR relay available at Repair Clinic
Part # 1063791 $11.0 plus shipping
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Posted By szm200

I would buy a new Whirlpool, few repairs and good...

I would buy a new Whirlpool, few repairs and good service info included.
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I assume this is a direct drive washer. If so, if...

I assume this is a direct drive washer. If so, if you can get an amprobe, measure the washer current during spin. If well over 10 amps with an empty load, you either have power problems in the home,...
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You might have bad basket bearings. If you have...

You might have bad basket bearings. If you have an amprobe, you can verify it by measuring the washer current during high speed spin. Should be less than about 3 amps.If you run it too long, you...
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