Unit does everything but pump out water after rinse checked lid switch will spin and agitate will not pump at all. I do not hear motor running. Different speed bad on motor? Or timer?
Answer Hello Darren,
I would remove the drain pump from the front of the motor and try the drain cycle to see if the motor will spin. If not, verify 120Vac and neutral to the motor during the spin cycle, (with the lid switch bypassed). If voltage is getting to the motor and the motor is not turning, the motor will have to be replaced. If it is not getting the voltage you will need to use the wiring diagram for the unit to back trace the harness to locate where the voltage is being dropped. Model TAWS800JQ0
My washer will fill up but it isnt stopping. It'll fill until it overflows. Also, it won't agitate or spin or drain the water out. It just hums. When I set the cycle to spin and give the coupler a little push, it takes right off and acts normal. What could this be from?
Answer Hello Tyler,
If you unplug the unit while it is filling and the water keeps filling, the water valve has failed. If the water stops when the unit is unplugged, the pressure switch and hose should be checked. If the unit will not spin the body should be removed, the lid switch bypassed, the clips removed that secure the pump to the front of the motor and slip the pump off of the motor. Now try the spin again. If it works, there is debris in the pump or it has failed. If this locates no problems, the inner tub should be pulled and check the drive block for damage and make sure there are no items of clothing between the tubs. If nothing shows up there, the gearcase will need to be pulled and the problem will either be in the brakes, clutch, or internal to the gearcase.
Washer fills with water but will not agitate, spin or drain. It just buzzes regardless of whether or not the lid is shut or open. The lid switch tests out ok and the resistance in the motor and motor switch tests out seemingly fine. Also, tested the timer it has a resistance of ~0 ohms but the voltage is at about 100v. Not sure if this is the culprit?
You will want to test to see if the motor is getting voltage when the unit is supposed to be in agitate or spin. If the motor is getting voltage but not starting then the motor is faulty and would need to be replaced. Also test the timer from the spin when on agitate as there may be a sticking contact that would cause the unit to be sending voltage that is sending power for agitate and spin.
Motor bad or transmission? The washer will load water just fine. When it gets to agitate cycle all I hear is a hum coming from control panel area. If I move it to drain/spin cycle with lid open no hum from control panel. But when I close the lid get same hum sound from control panel and no water drain or spin. So I assume lid switch is working
Sounds like motor but not sure how to test it?
You will want to check to see if the motor is running or if hit is just humming. You would check the motor by testing for voltage from red to white for start and if there is not 120 vac then there is either a wiring issue or the timer contacts are not making. If there is voltage but the motor is not running but just humming then it sounds like the contacts in the timer are sticking between agitate and spin. If the motor is running then check the motor coupling to make sure it is not broken.
Everything works except does not agitate. Have checked water level switch and timer. Both OK. What next?
Answer Hello Linda. If the motor does not run during agitation, you will need to test for power to the motor from the timer. If it is not there, the timer will need to be replaced. If it is there, replace the motor in the unit. 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
Can a centrifugal switch be ordered for motor part number W10210608?
Answer Hello Dave,
I'm sorry but the motor switch for this motor 661600 is only available as part of the motor assembly.
The washer spins very slow on the spin cycle. The clothes were soaking wet when the washer was done. Now it won't spin at all and you can hear a slight humming noise. I think it's the motor but I don't know.
Answer Hello Patrick,
This is more likely to be debris in the drain pump. You need to remove the body and pull the two clips that retain the pump to the motor. Try the unit in spin at this point. If it spins normally, the pump has an issue. If not, there could be an article of clothing between the tubs or there could be an issue with the brake or clutch in the unit. Let us know if you need further assistance and if possible, for a more detailed diagnosis. please include the model number from the units' I.D. tag.
Occasionally the motor hums then cuts out when going into a cycle. If I "grab" the motor and jiggle it as to re-seat it, the washing machine will work again. The motor runs fine out of machine. It seems that something periodically binds causing the overheat safety to kick in. Is it possible for the 4 grommets and or the springs the hold the motor in place lose their stability over time causing the motor to move? I did replace the whole coupler assembly and the water pump thinking they might be causing the problem. Thanks!
Answer John, Worn grommets or springs wouldn't cause the motor to stall or hum, it may make a little clunking noise. It could be an intermittent voltage situation. You have to maintain a minimum voltage of 105 VAC at the outlet when the motor starts, especially in the spin cycle start, have you noticed if the lights in the room dim or brighten, when this occurs, that's a good indication of a voltage issue. When you jiggle the motor, you're most likely causing the switch to close completely and the motor to run. If it's not due to a voltage issue, then it's a faulty motor switch and the motor will need replacement.