9. The rinse cycle is completed in the same manner
repair. When troubleshooting a washer, you need to
as the wash cycle, and after this cycle, the timer shuts
down, completing the operation.
have the wiring diagram for that particular washer.
Normally, it is pasted to the back panel. Try starting the
machine and observing its operation. Run the machine
through its cycles so you can trace the trouble to one
any repair or replacement of any washing machine
circuit or component. Figure 7-3 shows a typical wiring
component, you must locate the trouble. Eliminate any
diagram of a washing machine. The information shown
guesswork. Guesswork can result in time-consuming
in table 7-1 should help you troubleshoot a washing
Table 7-1.Washing Machine Troublesbooting Chart
Motor will not start.
(No power at motor.)
Motor will not turn.
Jammed water pump due to foreign matter.
(Motor has power.)
Motor runs but agitator does
Belt off pulleys.
Replace belt on pulleys.
Broken gear in transmission.
Loose connection at time or clutch solenoid.
Washer washes but does not
Water in tub.
Check operation of water pump.
Faulty clutch or transmission.
Replace clutch or transmission.
Loose connection in spin circuit.
No water enters tub.
Clogged screen at water valve.
Loose connection in water valve solenoid circuit.
Water valve stuck.
Water does not drain.
Clogged drain valve screen.
Defective water pump.
Replace water pump.
Drain hose plugged.
Pump belt broken.
Loose cabinet parts.
Agitator operates when basket
Improper electrical connection at timer.
Washer stalls when running.
Distribute clothes evenly in tub.
Improper adjustment of vibration switch.
Washer leaks water.
Poor door or lid gasket.
Pump seal defective.
Hose connection loose.
Remove part of load.
Too much water in tub.
Check operation of water shutoff.
Washer does not cycle.
Loose circuit connections.
Crossed circuit wires.
Check circuits with manufacturer's diagram.
Broken transmission parts.