The motor was worn out.

ApplianceCrosley Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Socket set

Morgan From Edon, OH

Oct 31, 2008

14 out of 25 people found this instruction helpful

I first leaned the washer up and "walked" the belt off of the motor pulley. Then I lifted the top cover of the washer and propped it up so I had access to the screws in the front cover. I took out the two screws at the top of that cover and lifted it out of the way to get to the motor. I took out the mounting bolts and then removed the ground wires. I followed the lead of a previous "repair story" by taking the electrical wires off the old motor, one by one, and immediately putting them on the new motor in order to get them in the right spot. The only issue I had was that one of the ground-wire screws was smaller than the hole that had been tapped on the new motor. Otherwise it was really simple and the job was finished by completing reassembly in reverse order of disassembly. And the old washer seems to have more life in it today.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

USE WPL 21001400 (Now subbed to Drive Motor Assembly)

Part Number: PS2017813

In Stock