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Offline jason1979g

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whirlpool timer 8557301
« on: April 01, 2014, 09:20:57 PM »

anyone getting bad timers? i have replace 2 of  these in a row in the same washer. the orig. one was bad. replace it with new fsp wp8557301 and the washer would run but the timer would not advance. replaced it again and now its agitating when its  suppose to fill. it is filling but agitating at the same time. is there any generic timers i could try?  any other input or suggestions?

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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2014, 11:11:29 PM »
What is your model number?
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Offline jason1979g

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« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2014, 12:17:50 AM »
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Offline jason1979g

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Re: whirlpool timer 8557301
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2014, 01:54:03 PM »
Anyone else have any insight on what could possibly be the problem here. I checked all the wiring for brakes are bad connections but everything looks good.

Offline fairbank56

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Re: whirlpool timer 8557301
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2014, 06:26:23 PM »

  Closely examine the wiring where it enters the timer connector. Separate the wires as it could be a couple wires shorting in that area.

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Re: whirlpool timer 8557301
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2014, 03:02:54 AM »
maybe water level switch, if agitator work with water fill same time


Offline viking351

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Re: whirlpool timer 8557301
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2014, 05:22:05 AM »
i would replace the water level switch. first be sure it's wired correctly.
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Re: whirlpool timer 8557301
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2014, 02:48:37 PM »
I dislike timers. They seem like a black magic to me. Any way to train on them without having extensive service calls on them? I rarely see them and when I do, I struggle!  :tickedoff:

Offline fairbank56

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Re: whirlpool timer 8557301
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2014, 04:56:24 PM »
   A mechanical timer is nothing but a bunch of switches operated by cams on a hub driven by the timer motor. This may be of help to you in understanding and troubleshooting them.

Understanding tech sheets

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Re: whirlpool timer 8557301
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2014, 05:45:03 PM »
 :thanks: