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Maytag Neptune issue

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Alina -
January 03, 2013
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Thank you for your question and I understand your concern.

I suspect a faulty control board if you find resistor R51 burnt on the machine control board. Inspect the machine control and look for R51 resistor. If it's burnt, replace the machine control board and the water inlet valve. If you do not replace the water valve too, it will likely cause the R51 resistor to blow again and you will not have hot water again.

The machine control is located inside the console assembly. The machine control part number is 22002989 and the hot water valve assembly is part #22002795.

You can look up and order the parts at Sears PartsDirect .

NOTE: Disconnect the power cord from the power source before servicing.

I hope this is helpful. If I may be of further assistance as more details become available, please reply to this post.

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Joey S -
Sears Technician
January 04, 2013
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Thanks Joey- The wax motor and circuit board were replaced in 2009. The drum motor replaced twice under warranty in 2000 after we bought the machines in April that year. The dryer has been trouble-free, but the washer not so much, esp. given the mildew/odor problems around the door seal too. We bought the Maytag based on brand reputation for reliability over decades, and the then "new" concept of front loading; but we have been pretty disappointed. Is it plausible to go to Radio Shack for the correct resistor and replace R51 rather than the entire $200 circuit board? Unlike a lot of families, we only use the washer maybe 3-4 times a month for several hours. I presume the long idle spells allow calcium to condense out and build up at the valves like it does on our household faucet screens, despite our water company's claim that its water is relatively soft. Joel

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Joel -
January 04, 2013
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Addendum: The R51 resistor shows no sign of damage and registers 37.4 ohms resistance. Attached find pictures of R51, a disc device labeled "A1" on the board, and a portion of the circuit tracks on the board back. A1 has a disc in it that appears to have corrosion, but I don't know what its function is or whether its appearance is normal. There is a lot of white deposit on the back of the board, and some crosses over contact points and tracks. I can scrape the deposit with my fingernail. Joel

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Joel -
January 04, 2013
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Joel: Based on the image, I would replace the machine control board rather than attempting to atttempt to replace any components on the board.

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Joey S -
Sears Technician
January 05, 2013
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Thanks Joey. It's disheartening to think these control boards are in such bad shape after only 3 years. We have a Kitchenaid dishwasher going strong since about 1982, with one minor fix in the mid 1980s. Consumer Reports rates LG as pretty reliable washing machines with some good performing models. We may opt for a new rig altogether, as they claim to be more efficient now too. But money is tight, so $200 for a board and maybe $35 for a new valve, and cross fingers it goes more than 3 years next time. Thanks for helping me save labor costs at least. Joel

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Joel -
January 05, 2013
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One local parts dealer mentioned there was a core credit of $35 on the bad board, but I'm not sure I understood her explanation. The locals apparently all get their parts from the same warehouse, but prices range from $210.03 to $312. It can be cheaper online, but I'm not sure I trust their claim that it is a "new" board for $138 when it's more likely a recycled one where a burned resistor was merely replaced; the printed circuits may be in no better shape than mine. Many include a wax motor, apparently because that is a common failure burning up resistor R11, which is what was wrong with our machine 3 years ago. Whether I purchase the board online or locally, how would I go about getting a core refund? Do I send the old board to Maytag directly? -Joel

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Joel -
January 05, 2013
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Joel: I suggest asking the parts dealer you will get the part from about the core charge/core credit, or call Maytag and see what they have to say.

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Joey S -
Sears Technician
January 07, 2013
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Why won't my Kenmore electric dryer heat properly?

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First, I recommend checking the breakers for the dryer. The dryer will run if the L1 (120 volt) leg of power is supplied to the dryer. If the second leg (L2) of 120 volt power is not supplied to the dryer, it will not heat.

If the breakers are okay, I recommend checking the voltage at the outlet using the diagram in the first image below. NOTE: You should only check this live voltage if you are completely confident that you can safely take the measurement using a volt/ohm meter.

If the voltage is okay, then I recommend measuring the resistance of the heating element (part 14). Unplug the dryer and access the element. Pull at least one wire off of the element. Measure the resistance across the leads of the element with a volt/ohm meter. You should measure between 7 and 12 ohms. If not then the heater element is bad and will need to be replaced.

The wiring diagram for your dryer is shown in the second image below. The wiring diagram shows that parts 42, 47 and 48 could prevent your dryer from heating if they were bad. Part 59 is the thermal fuse and would prevent the motor from running but would not prevent the dryer from heating. Since you replaced these components, it is likely that they are good. Check the wiring connections to them according to the wiring diagram to make sure that the wiring is correct.

Other problem that could prevent the dryer from heating include a bad timer and a failed motor centrifugal switch. These components would break the dryer circuit if they were open. You could also have a wiring problem that is preventing the element from heating.

Hopefully, the above tips and information will help you determine the cause of your heating problem and correct it. If you need more help, resubmit your question with additional details based on the above information. Before replacing any other parts, you can also resubmit a question to make sure that it is necessary based on your checks.

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Lyle W -
Sears Technician
November 14, 2008