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Maytag washer motor
« on: October 20, 2008, 11:11:38 PM »

 looking for a wiring diagram for a maytag washer motor, model #2-1666.   :o

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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2008, 11:20:13 PM »
What model is the machine this motor goes on, please?
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2008, 10:25:09 AM »
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2008, 12:59:58 PM »
Here's how it looks hooked up to your test cord:
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2008, 09:55:26 PM »
Thank you! You guys rule! :o

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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2008, 10:13:56 PM »
And the  explanation of how the motor reverses is simple enough with the  diagram as pictured by our illustrious repairman: What happens deep within the timer is this: The polarity is reversed ! Picture your cheater cord as shown by RM running the motor. To reverse the flow as shown you would only need to do 2 things. 1st allow the motor to come to a complete halt. Then flip the cheater cord over and plug it in again. What happens is exactly the same as before, but the poles are now reversed. What happens? The motor runs the same as before only it does it in the reverse direction. Your timer is the means for reversing polarity. It is as simple as that.
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2008, 10:18:55 PM »
...To reverse the flow as shown you would only need to do 2 things. 1st allow the motor to come to a complete halt. Then flip the cheater cord over and plug it in again...
This is AC, reversing the Power Cord won't change anything,
you must reverse the Start Winding only.
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2008, 10:32:22 PM »
says you :D
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2008, 11:37:53 AM »
using the motor on small air compressor to pump up tires, on this compressor it don't matter which way it turns. And yes, I know I'm a tight_ _ _! :o

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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2008, 04:21:07 PM »
I have an old ice box compressor. I soldered on some bicycle valves to It works real well. My dang riding mowers back wheels give me hell. I just got one side fixed dang hole in the side of the tire and a new one is over 100 bucks so I bought a tube for 35 bucks and fixed it with an inside patch and I was walking through Wally world the other day and guess what they have My rear tires for 40 bucks apiece. Cheap jap looking tires I will admit but way cheaper than sears. Yes I am a tight whatchamacallit too.
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2008, 10:09:03 PM »
I finally had the time to wire up the motor and noticed there was no blue wire. :o there are white,red,brown,black,yellowand orange wires. The model # off the old maytag washer is a606 and the s.n. 587611. any ideas? ???

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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2008, 11:22:29 PM »
If you can read this diagram:


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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #12 on: October 29, 2008, 05:53:34 AM »
...To reverse the flow as shown you would only need to do 2 things. 1st allow the motor to come to a complete halt. Then flip the cheater cord over and plug it in again...
This is AC, reversing the Power Cord won't change anything,
you must reverse the Start Winding only.
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2008, 12:13:51 PM »
You are correct reverse the start wires changes the polarity and the motor runs the other way. I use a lamp cord not a 3 prong male as pictured. I just flip the cord in the receptacle instead of reversing the leads. Same effect.
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2008, 01:49:27 PM »
You are correct reverse the start wires changes the polarity and the motor runs the other way. I use a lamp cord not a 3 prong male as pictured. I just flip the cord in the receptacle instead of reversing the leads. Same effect.
Won't work. The Start Windings have to be out-of-phase with respect to the Run Windings...
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2008, 03:12:51 PM »
OK what if I had 2 cheater cords. One hooked to B and C
The other hooked to A and D. I simutaineously plug both in at the same time but quickly unplug the start winding. That would make it go in one direction. Then I would let the motor come to a halt leave the run winding cord in the same position But this time I flip the start winding cheater cord and insert them both at the same time, quickly removing the start winding once again. The motor would then be turning in the opposite direction. Do you agree with that?
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2008, 04:04:35 PM »
yes
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #17 on: October 29, 2008, 07:35:07 PM »
what is that applaud smite thingy Reg?
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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #18 on: October 29, 2008, 07:44:59 PM »
I guess voters can now rate you + or -  (wasn't me) on any post.

I don't know if they can give you a + on each different Topic.


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Re: Maytag washer motor
« Reply #19 on: October 29, 2008, 08:00:22 PM »
do we all have that? I don't see one on mine
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