Presentation on theme: "Amana Amana ALW895SAC This presentation uses the Amana ALW895SAC washer for demonstration purposes. This washer is rated as an energy star model. It also."— Presentation transcript:
1 AmanaAmana ALW895SACThis presentation uses the Amana ALW895SAC washer for demonstration purposes. This washer is rated as an energy star model. It also has an automatic temperature control option. The Herrin style transmission has been incorporated into the Amana product.
3 Shipping plug must be removed before operating machine Important installation note
4 Electro-mechanical Timer Water Level SwitchAutomatic Temp ControlMotor Speed ControlExtra RinseThe washer is equipped with an electro-mechanical timer, water level switch, extra rinse switch, motor speed switch and automatic temperature control.
5 Removing ConsoleTo drop the console remove two 1/4” screws from the top of console coverThe console can be tipped forward to access the hinge brackets holding the console in placeTo drop the console remove the two ¼” screws from the top of the console cover.
6 Console Brackets Brackets Two brackets act as hinges to allow the console to be tipped forward. Loosening the two 5/16” screws allow the console to be removed completely
7 Removing Console Assembly To remove console; disconnect wires to lid switch,line harness, main wiring harness, pressure hose and ground wires (also ATC harness if equipped)
8 Component identification TimerExtra Rinse SwitchSpeed SwitchPressure SwitchWater Temperature SwitchATC BoardControl components are easily accessible with console dropped
9 Releasing Timer Knob lock To remove the timer knob, push the knob in and pull the black tab on the back of the timer out 3/16”To remove the timer knob, push in on the knob and then pull the black tab out about 3/16”.
10 Knob lock close upPulling the black tab back unlocks the knob so it can be removedPulling the black tab back unlocks the knob so it can be removed
11 Removing Timer SkirtTo remove the timer skirt – insert a cloth under the skirt and pull upPosition a piece of cloth under the knob and pull the skirt off.
12 Lift tab/slide and lift out Remove screw Remove connector Release lockLift tab/slide and lift outRemove screwRemove connectorTo remove timer:release wiring connector lockremove the connector blockremove screwLift the plastic lock tabSlide and lift the timer assembly
13 Make careful not to damage adjoining switches when removing Removing timerTimer removedMake careful not to damage adjoining switches when removing
14 Removing Console Components Remove knobs by placing cloth under knob and pulling upPlace cloth under knob and pull off
15 Removing Pressure Switch Remove screwRotate switch counterclockwise and pull outTo replace pressure switch, first remove screw and then twist switch counter-clockwise
16 Removing speed switchThe speed switch is secured by two plastic locking tabs, release tabs to remove switchThe speed switch is held in place by two plastic tabs. Depress the tabs while pulling on the switch.
17 Rotate switch counterclockwise and lift out To remove the water temperature switch, rotate counterclockwise and pull out
18 Removing ATC To remove ATC board – carefully pull out of connector Carefully pull the ATC board out of the connectorTo remove ATC board – carefully pull out of connector
20 Removing lower access panel Remove two 5/16”screws securing the bottom access panelRemove two 5/16”screws securing the bottom access panel
21 Releasing spring clipInsert putty knife approximately 2.5” from side to release clipsAfter removing the two lower screws it might be necessary to release two springs clips between the upper and lower panels. The clips are located approximately 2.5” in from each side. Use a plastic putty knife or a metal blade wrapped with tape to reduce the chance of scratching the paint.
22 Remove the two 5/16” screws securing the main panel in place
27 ThermistorThe thermistor is installed in the inlet hose. The resistance of the thermistor changes with temperature.Thermistor used on ATC model. Senses temperature of water entering tub
28 Pressure dome and hosePressure tube and domePressure tube and dome
29 Motor compartment Motor Drain hoses Suspension springs Pump View of components
30 Removing agitatorGrasp the agitator base and jerk up Caution! the agitator will break loose suddenly, keep your head clear!To remove the agitator:firmly grasp the agitator base at the 9:00 and 3:00 o’clock position. With your head to one side jerk up.BE CAREFUL! The agitator will break loose suddenly.
42 7 Springs make up the suspension system 4 Springs are accessible from the front and sides of the machine7 Springs make up the suspension system4 Springs are accessible from the front and sides of the machine
43 Viewed from the back with cabinet removed 3 rear springs3 rear springs viewed from the back with cabinet removed.The smaller center spring is designed to eliminate the need for the counterweight used on the older productThe two suspension springs should be installed upside down compared to the front suspension rings to prevent contact during spin
44 Wrong spring installation If the rear springs are installed as shown, there is a possibility the springs will rub together during spin and be noisy.
45 CorrectViewed from the back with cabinet removed
46 Proper installation of hooks into base. Do not cross hooks! When installing springs, make sure the hooks are installed into the base as shownIf the springs are crossed, noise and vibration could result.Proper installation of hooks into base Do not cross hooks!
47 Removing suspension spring Remove the four front springs first and then remove rear springs –the smaller seventh spring lastRemoving suspension springUse the spring hook to remove the suspension springs
54 View of motor and pumpTub assembly viewed from the bottom
55 Idler tension springCarefully remove idler tension spring before further disassembly to reduce the chance of damageCarefully remove idler tension spring before further disassembly to reduce the chance of damage
56 T-25 torx tool Pump is held in place with three T-25 Torx screws The pump is secured with three T-25 Torx screws
57 Remove the three Torx screws and lift off Removing PumpRemove the three Torx screws and lift off
58 Components under pump Idler Pulley Motor Drive Pulley Start Capacitor Idler Lever and Tension SpringStart CapacitorIdler PulleyMotor Drive PulleyWith the pump removed, there is access to the belt and pulleys
59 Idler pulley operation Spring tension forces idler pulley against back side of the drive beltSpring tension forces idler pulley against back side of the drive belt
60 Correct belt routing is outside of inner pump support Incorrect belt routingPump installation note - proper belt routing
61 Idler pulley snap ringThe idler pulley is secured to the idler shaft with a snap ringThe idler pulley is secured to the idler shaft with a snap ring
62 Accessing the Transmission When accessing the transmission the motor assembly can be removed as a unit there is no need to remove the pump as shown on the previous slidesTo access the transmission, remove the motor and pump assembly as a unit.
63 Removing drain hoseRemove tub hoseRemove the remaining drain hose
64 Remove Spring to release tension on idler pulley and roll drive belt off tub pulley
65 Removing motor boltsRemove the four ½” ‘bolts securing the motor assemblyRemove the four ½” ‘bolts securing the motor assembly
66 Motor/pump removed Remove the motor/pump assembly Remove the motor assembly and set to the side
67 Remove bolt and cam to free pulley and transmission This step is not necessary if removing the transmission and milk stool as an assembly
68 Removing bolts holding outer tub on Next remove the six ½” bolts securing the milk stool to the outer tub and removeRemove the six screws securing the milk stool to the outer tub
69 Removing transmission and milk stool Remove the transmission and milk stoolLift out the transmission
70 Tub seal and bearingSeal and bearing assemblySeal assembly
71 Instruction sheet for brake/bearing tool A kit has been developed to service the new seal assembly part# The kit includes an instruction sheet #
72 Bearing removal tool part#12002012 Bearing tool part#Bearing removal tool part#The kit consists of the old brake tool, a plastic dome and washers. The part number of the tool only isUpgrade Kit Number – converts LA-2004 (old tool) to
73 Install plastic bell and washers on shaft and fasten with nut Install brake removal tool, washer and threaded shaft from the bottom side of outer tubTo remove old seal:Install the brake tool and shaft up through the tub.Install the dome, washer and nut onto the shaft
74 Pulling out bearingTighten the nut clockwise until the seal/bearing assembly is pulled out of the housingTighten nut clockwise until the tool pulls the seal assembly out of the housing.
75 View of bearing removed Bearing and seal removed
76 Bottom side of assembly showing spin bearing Top side of assembly showing sealView of the seal/bearing assembly
77 Close up of sealVaseline is used as a lubricant on the seal
78 Insert replacement seal assembly and large washer from kit To install new tool:Lubricate inside of seal area with a coating of VaselineStart new bearing/seal into place.Add washer from kit.
80 Install plastic dome and washer over threaded shaft Add plastic dome, washer and nut to shaft
81 Install nut and tighten to seat new seal Tighten nutCenter washer and bellPull new seal into place.Install nut and tighten to seat new seal assembly
82 View of lip sealThe lip seal is replaceableRemoving lip seal
83 Seal protector and new seal Seal removal toolSeal protector and new sealPart #Lip seal tool part#Use the lip seal tool to remove and install.
84 The instructions for using the seal tool are shipped with the kit.
85 Using lip seal toolRemoving oil sealBack off bolt and install tool over shaft. Start self tapping thread into sealBack off the bolt and install the tool over the transmission shaft.
86 Use a wrench to turn tool into seal Wrench on toolUse a wrench to turn tool into sealOnce the tool is firmly seated in old seal, turn top bolt clockwise to pull out sealStart threading the tool into the old seal.Once the tool starts to cut into the seal, turn the bolt to pull out the seal.
88 Install new seal onto seal protector and insert over shaft Install new seal onto seal protector and insert over shaft. Use seal tool to drive new seal into place. Remove seal protectorInstalling new sealInstall a new seal onto the seal protectorPlace the seal onto the transmission shaft and start in place.Use the tool and small hammer to tap the seal into place.
90 Remove brake padRemove two 3/8” boltsBrake pad removal
91 Rotate transmission to allow insertion of new brake pad Insert pad and install bolts
92 Removing the motor and pump with the tub in the machine Disconnecting hosesRemoving the motor and pump with the tub in the machineTo remove the motor/pump assembly:Remove idler tension springRemove beltRemove drain hosesRemove idler tension springRemove beltRemove drain hoses
93 Removing suspension spring 4. Remove suspension springRemove suspension spring
94 Removing Motor Bolts5. Remove four ½” boltsRemove four ½” bolts