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 Posted: Wed Aug 30th, 2006 02:10 pm
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Hello, and thank you for posting this informative information.  My 11505 just went through the same brushes as everyone else here and if it wasn't for the info here, I probably would have dealt with an expensive service call and even more expensive replacement motor.

That being said, I looked for but could not find an apdepot part that matched the description, so I called asko directly, who sent out the part in four days. 

Here is the information you will need:

alko/am appliance group

972-644-8595

Part number 8801097 @ $20.06 each (you will need two)

and a ridiculous $9.95 shipping cost.

 

I did find an individual selling the same parts on ebay, and even though he is in the UK, his parts were cheaper.  But what I cannot understand is why you must buy the entire brush assembly as opposed to the graphite/brass insert, which is the only real part you need.  I'm betting you could dig deeper and find the manufacturer and get an even lower price here, maybe, but compared to the cost of replacement motor, who cares.

Also, how long will Asko continue to stock these parts?  If they guarantee the tub for 25 years, you would think they would hang onto other parts for the same period of time.  And I see that Asko now carries brushless motors.  Wouldn't it be nice if you could retrofit a new brushless motor into your old 11505?