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Customer Questions and Answers for Switch, Motor by Whirlpool

    • Part Number: AP4042243
    • MFG Part Number: 33-9765
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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washer has a problem of spining when its time to spin aggitates perfectly when it goes to enter spin cycle it hmms and smells like elec burning or getting warm then stops trying to start spin but if i take tension off belt it will start to turn then re apply tension and it start to spin how do i check to see if the motor switch is the issue or what do i need to do to diagnose thanks again -adam-

Adam for Model Number magic chef w225lm

ANSWER Hello Adam, You may want to check the thrust bearing 12002213 to make sure that the thrust is lifting brake to allow unit to spin. Also check your lid switch 12001187 to make sure that when the lid is closed you have continuity through the switch. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Monday, December 31, 2012

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