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The inertia sensor detects excessive vibration. ...

The inertia sensor detects excessive vibration.

The washer will not enter *high speed spin* and the display will stall.

Add one heavy towel to the tub.

Power On

Select SPIN SPEED to *high*
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This is sound deadening/thermal cladding. ...

This is sound deadening/thermal cladding.

Heat & moisture causes it to flake off over the years.

Located inside of the door. No cause for alarm.
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I'm assuming this is a rear bearing for a...

I'm assuming this is a rear bearing for a Frigidaire dryer.

This is not a hardened steel--just chromed. Grit\dirt will eventually wear-down the ball portion of the bearing.

It's more common...
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jfrano: For several months the washer, on...

jfrano:

For several months the washer, on occasion, would stop during the wash cycle and just sit there. I would just have to push the main button in and the washer would continue and finish...
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Posted By john63

Use the correct type & amount of detergent. ...

Use the correct type & amount of detergent.

HE (High Efficiency) Detergent:

HE: (2) Tablespoons Per Washload

HE 2X: (1) Tablespoon

HE 3X: (1) Teaspoon
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Posted By john63

Keep the lint filter clean. If using fabric...

Keep the lint filter clean.

If using fabric softener sheets---cut them in half before adding to the dryer.

This reduces the possibility of a sheet getting caught on the perforated holes inside...
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Posted By john63

Try this... Have a helper tip the washer...

Try this...

Have a helper tip the washer back about 45 degrees.

Tell your assistant to set the timer in the spin cycle and start the washer.

At the bottom of the washer and with a...
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Posted By john63

My advice is to replace this washer with another....

My advice is to replace this washer with another.

The Maytag Neptune TL (Top Load) agitatorless washer was quite possibly THE worst washer design in 40 or 50 years.

This washer was terminated...
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Posted By john63

The next course of action would be to disconnect...

The next course of action would be to disconnect power at the fusebox and remove the dishwasher from the counter & place the d/w on its back (towels should be on hand for spillage). Inspect the drain...
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If there's an air gap (chrome cap) at the...

If there's an air gap (chrome cap) at the sink--remove the chrome cap by pulling straight up.
Remove the plastic center cover (2 side tabs should be depressed) and inspect the drain hole. If it is...
02-26-10, 11:53 AM
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Posted By john63

Remove the idler pulley wheel--clean the...

Remove the idler pulley wheel--clean the bearing/add lubricant.
As much as possible--vacuum all lint from the dryer/motor/blower housing.
Grease will not be affected by dust or lint in any...
02-26-10, 09:19 AM
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Posted By john63

The spring type washer is no longer used on...

The spring type washer is no longer used on Maytag dryers.
A fiber type washer is placed on both sides of the drum support wheel.
Discoloration of the plastic is normal--especially on drum wheels...
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Posted By john63

The old dishwasher is ceramic tiled in (about an...

The old dishwasher is ceramic tiled in (about an inch thick with backerboard). I don't think I'll have a problem removing the old dishwasher with the counter being off but when I put the new one in...
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Posted By john63

Your welcome and thanks for posting the results....

Your welcome and thanks for posting the results. That
helps other forum users with an identical problem.

John
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Posted By john63

Definitely contact the installer first. If the...

Definitely contact the installer first.
If the installer finds nothing out of order or is unwilling to return--notify Whirlpool.

Do NOT divulge information other than--a leak has occurred.

In...
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Posted By john63

Contact Whirlpool. This is covered as a...

Contact Whirlpool.
This is covered as a warranty repair.

The leak may be caused by an improper install. If the door does not close as it should (rubbing the frame before latching) this can cause...
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Posted By john63

1) Inspect drive belt under the washer (frayed or...

1) Inspect drive belt under the washer (frayed or broken). Tip the washer--use a flashlight to check the belt and motor pulley--some were plastic pulleys and occassionally would *melt*.

2)...
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Posted By john63

A tech sheet is located under the dishwasher....

A tech sheet is located under the dishwasher. Remove the lower access panel to retrieve the tech sheet--which has much information about troubleshooting your model dishwasher.

The fault may be the...
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Posted By john63

The dryer vent must be clear from the dryer...

The dryer vent must be clear from the dryer through to the outside vent hood.

If fabric softener sheets are used--this coats the moisture sensor with wax residue. This in turn causes a "false dry"...
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Posted By john63

The Adaptive Defrost Control is located in the...

The Adaptive Defrost Control is located in the light fixture of the food compartment side (refrigerator).

Depending on the serial number---these controls were modified from an unsheathed circuit...
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Posted By john63

Door closure kit # R0181181 Shown as item #...

Door closure kit # R0181181

Shown as item # 03 on the exploded diagram...
...
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Posted By john63

Some projects are beyond the capacity of the...

Some projects are beyond the capacity of the average DIYer.


Example 01:

Caller: "The man has a broken leg and bone has perforated the skin"

Doctor: "Make the patient as comfortable as...
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Posted By john63

<<<<The last trained professional I called to fix...

<<<<The last trained professional I called to fix this machine showed up looked at the dishwasher, wrote down the model and serial number to order parts and never called back.>>>>

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Posted By john63

There's a tech sheet at the bottom of the...

There's a tech sheet at the bottom of the dishwasher which helps to troubleshoot symptoms.

When a cycle is selected and the touchpad cycle indicator light blinks--this is a failed *Main Board*.
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Posted By john63

This is NOT a repair that a DIYer should tackle. ...

This is NOT a repair that a DIYer should tackle.

Too many little details to be aware of--or the entire endeavor will be a failure and a waste of time.

Even if a new motor was purchased--the...
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