View single post by nibornm
 Posted: Mon Dec 24th, 2007 04:39 am
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Joined: Sat May 6th, 2006
Location: Sebastopol, California USA
Posts: 3
R11 is fine.

I was pretty much at the point where I was resigned to buying a new machine control board BUT I looked at page 2-10 of the repair manual where it talks about the inertial unbalance switch.

I decided to check it out.

I found where the two blue leads running from it go to a connector and the cable colour changes to orange.  I disconnected that connector and continuity tested the blue cables (and thus the switch and the circuit was closed.

I reconnected the connector and retested the spin cycle and my flabber was totally ghasted - the machine spun correctly.

Verdict - So far as I can tell the (inertial unbalance switch) connector wasn't fully connected, maybe it shook loose but now the machine is spinning like a top.

I'm so relieved and glad not to be about $200 out of pocket.

The moral: Keep checking the connections.  A similar connector problem caused our Bosch dishwasher to malfunction.

Thank you all for your advice.

It's working - Yippee!!

Oh yes, I almost forgot... I had a nice cool glass of Stone's Ruination IPA to celebrate.

Nibornm in Sebastopol, CA