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Offline frankh

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front loading washer
« on: September 13, 2011, 07:33:26 AM »

 I checked out an atf8000fs1 washing machine. At first it coded that the control board thought the door was open. I cleared it, and now it only codes a E5E, which is a communication error. The book says to replace the control board and if that does not work, replace the speed control board. I hate to be a parts swapper and without pinpointing the problem. I ran a spin cycle and the the pump runs for two seconds and shuts off. A minute later it repeats. At the same time the pump comes on, the speed control board is sent 110volts from the control board for the same duration. The motor, however, does not run.  I did an ohm test on the motor, which tested good.Which board do you think is bad?
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Re: front loading washer
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2011, 07:50:26 AM »
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the speed control board is sent 110volts from the control board for the same duration. The motor, however, does not run.  I did an ohm test on the motor, which tested good.

I don't see a lot of Frigidaire front load washer, but it seems I replace a lot of speed control boards in the ones I do see.

I would say from your test above that if your speed control board is getting power and the motor ohms out ok that you have a problem with the speed control board.

Anyone else agree or disagree with my thinking?
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Re: front loading washer
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2011, 09:51:47 PM »
Agree

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Re: front loading washer
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2011, 10:29:25 PM »
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