Whirlpool VAN GOGH WWD22ABBPH00 Service Manual

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    INDEX 1 – IDENTIFICATION......................3 2 – TECHNICAL INFORMATION..................4 2.1 – Technical Specifications................4 2.2 – Dimensions......................4 2.3 – Water Consumption..................5 2.4 – Programming Time..................5 3 – INSTALLATION......................5 3.1 – Hydraulic......................5 3.2 – Electric ......................5 3.3 – Installing the Unit....................6 4 –...
  • Page 3: Identification

    22= 22 INCHES WIDE 24= 24 INCHES WIDE TYPE: VAN GOGH - DUAL INLET PRODUCT: WASHER BRAND: WHIRLPOOL 1.2 – Multibrás Serial Number X X X XXXXXX 4th to 9th Digit: Serial Number (Sequential) 3rd Digit: Manufacturing Year 2nd Digit: Manufacturing Month...
  • Page 4: Technical Information

    The third digit indicates the manufacturing year of the product: 8 – 1998 1 – 2001 4 – 2004 7 – 2007 9 – 1999 2 – 2002 5 – 2005 8 – 2008 0 – 2000 3 – 2003 6 –...
  • Page 5: Water Consumption

    2.3 Water Consumption (liters) WWD22A WATER LEVEL PROGRAMS HIGH MEDIUM SUPER WASH REGULAR WASH FAST WASH Note: Programming Time may vary according to the Water Pressure Variation. 2.4 Programming Time APPROXIMATED WASHING STEPS DIRTY LEVEL TIME PERIOD (*) CYCLES RECOMMENDATION SOAK WASH RINSE SPIN...
  • Page 6: Installing The Unit

    The diameter of the electric network’s wire must be conform the following table: WIRE GAUGE DISTANCE FROM POWER VOLTAGE 2.5mm² 4.0mm² 6.0mm² 10.0mm² DISTRIBUTION PANEL 220V Up to 53m From 54 to 84m From 85 to 135m From 136 to 213m 3.3 Installing the Unit Remove the Washer, the protective Styrofoam and the accessories from the package;...
  • Page 7 Put the finger in the central hole and pull the Bottom Cover until align with the cabinet bend. On the corner hole , pull it over the Cabinet as showed. Do the same operation for the others corners; Align the cabinet and bottom cover Holes (1) and assemble the feet back (2);...
  • Page 8: User Instructions

    Position the Washer in the desired site, leaving a 10 cm free space from the walls or other furniture or devices; Level the Washer using the leveling feet; 4 – USER INSTRUCTIONS 4.1 – Panel Functions Whenever the washer is connected to the electric power, panel lights are lit during 1/2 second and then turned off, that is, Electronic Control (PCB) is ON, but all electrical loads and LED’s are turned off.
  • Page 9: Programs

    Water Level Key Defines High and Medium levels by means of a Pressure Switch. The function of this component can be checked in the topic 5.4 – Pressure Switch. When the Led is lighted, the washer intend Medium level, therefore, it is light off , intend High level.
  • Page 10 Characteristics SUPER WASHING – Selected CYCLE TASK TIME(minutes) SPM**** Fill Agitation SUPER WASHING Soak** Agitation Agitation REGULAR WASHING Drain Fill Agitation Drain FAST WASHING*** Spin Fill Agitation Drain SPIN Spin ( * ) VT (Variable Time). Not specified due to variability of Water Level and Water Pressure. ( ** ) Intelligent Soak: do agitation for 30 seconds each 4 minutes and 30 seconds.
  • Page 11 REGULAR WASHING – Selected CYCLE TASK TIME(minutes) SPM**** Fill Agitation REGULAR WASHING Drain Fill Agitation Drain FAST WASHING*** Spin Fill Agitation Drain SPIN Spin ( * ) VT (Variable Time). Not specified due to variability of Water Level and Water Pressure. ( *** ) For this program, consider its steep (cycle) as a Rinse function.
  • Page 12: Cloth Filling

    SPIN – Selected CYCLE TASK TIME(minutes) SPIN Spin 4.2.1 Changing the program during the washing operation To change the program during the washing operation, press the Select/Advance Key until the desired program. The current program will be canceled and the new program will be assumed automatically. 4.3 Cloth filling It is very important that water level cover all clothes completely;...
  • Page 13: Use Hint

    Attention: To get a good Washing performance, when using the maximum Washer capacity, attend to informations below: a) Light clothes that has a large volume (ex.: Synthetic clothes). May can’t accommodate at the Washer Basket volume, although they are into the capacity limit (weight). Try not to use the total capacity. b) Heavy cloths that keep compacted around the Agitator also can be prejudicial to the Washing performance.
  • Page 14: Internal Washer Cleaning

    4.4.2 Cloth discoloring test In order to prevent problems related to cloth color, a test to assess cloth resistance to Discoloring is shown below: • Wet a piece of cloth with water, preferably in hem or internal part. • Put a white cloth (for testing purpose) over wetted area and iron at high temperature. •...
  • Page 15: Cover (Top)

    5.2 – Cover (Top) The Cover is fastened to the Cabinet by 2 screws located in its rear side. DISMOUNTING: Release the 2 rear screws; Raise the rear side of the Cover a little; Pull it to the front. 5.3 – Timer Protective (Cover) The Timer Protective is located in the internal rear side of the Cover.
  • Page 16 High Level: The water reach the Balance Ring High Medium Medium Level: The water reach until 5 hole rows below the Balance Ring Pressure switch identification Pressure switches can be identified by colored sticker label attached to one of their sides. PRESSURE SWITCH WITH GRAY LABEL –...
  • Page 17: Inlet Valve

    5.5 – Inlet Valve The Valve assembly is responsible for release the soap and filling operation and it has 2 water inlet Valves. One valve is responsible for released the Hot water inlet and the other one is responsible for release the Cold water inlet, according with the water temperature selection on the panel.
  • Page 18: Dispenser

    5.6 Dispenser Softener Dispenser (1) It’s located on Agitator superior region. Attention: We don’t recommend the Softener dissolution, because it can leave the Dispenser at the wrong moment, example, during the agitation. The Softener releasing happen during the Spin cycle into the Fast Wash period for all programs, due to Centripetal Force.
  • Page 19: Drainage Electric Pump

    TEST In resistance scale, you must check the continuity between its terminals. Continuity must be present with rod pressed (Lid closed), and not present with rod free. Open and close the Lid several times with Micro Switch within its housing. No intermittence must be present. Continuity (Ohms - Ω) Pressed ∞...
  • Page 20: Motor

    DISMOUNTING Release the Clamp and remove the outlet Hose attached to the Electric Pump; Release the 3 screws that fasten the Electric Pump to the Tub; Pull it outwards. 5.9 – Motor The Motor enables reverting rotation direction during the Agitation cycle, which is controlled by the Electronic Control (PCB).
  • Page 21: Capacitor

    5.10 – Capacitor (15mf) It has the function of helping in the Motor start and also in its rotation direction reversal. TEST In order to test Capacitor, discharge it by short-circuiting its terminals by a screwdriver with insulating handle. Connect an Ohmmeter in Rx100 scale to Capacitor terminals. Pointer should move towards ''0'' reading in scale and then return towards ''infinite''.
  • Page 22: Tub

    5.12 – Tub Made with polypropylene material, it has external structural reinforcements, as well as a projection through which the water can pass in case of overflow; the water is sent directly to the ground, preventing damage to the electric components. DISMOUNTING Remove the Top / Lid;...
  • Page 23: Suspension

    5.14 – Suspension Four (4) sets of Suspension Rods support the Tub/Mechanism assembly. The Suspension Rod set is composed by: WWD22A A – Ball Suspension Upper B – Strap C – Suspension Rod Assembly D - Cup E – Spring F –...
  • Page 24: Mechanical Set

    5.15 – Mechanical Set In the figure below we can see the components of the Gearcase Assembly A - Gearcase Set, Assembly B - Motor Support C - Spring, Brake Under the Motor Support, we can see the follow components D –...
  • Page 25 5.15.1 - Mechanism Operation Agitation The Brake Actuator is deactivated at the beginning of this operation, thus braking the Gearcase. At this moment the Brake Arm displaces the Articulated Cam, which due to its projections slides on the External Cam, causing the Sliding Ring to rise, disengaging its teeth from the Pulley. Coupled to the Pulley, the Entry Shaft transmits the agitation movement to the Planetary Gears and from these to the Agitation Shaft.
  • Page 26 DISMOUNTING To release the components located in the lower part of the Motor Support, you just have to loose the set- fastening nut. To release the Gearcase mounted on the Motor Support use the special Gearcase Device (part number # 326.001.390), as described below: To remove the Gearcase do the following: Remove all components of this set (including the Basket;...
  • Page 27 D – Mounting Shaft Position the Gearcase in the Tub base; Position the Device on the Tub Support by fastening the bolts (A) and screws (B) as mentioned by dismounting process. Place the Lever so it matches with the holes in the Mounting Shaft and Center Shaft and rotate it in the clockwise direction until the mounting shaft edge nearly touches the Device’s body.
  • Page 28: Brake Set

    5.16 – Brake Set It is located on the Motor Support. The Brake set is composed by: Spring, Brake Arm, Actuator and Brake Band. When activated, it actuates on the Gearcase Drum. A – Brake Pin B – Spring Brake C –...
  • Page 29: Electronic Control (Pcb)

    5.17.2 – Brake Operation Spinning Electronic Control (PCB) energizes Brake Actuator, overcoming the spring tension and attracting its movable part and the Brake Arm. Then the Brake Band releases the Gearcase, enabling the operation. A – Brake Set Movement Agitation With the Actuator deactivated, the Brake Arm is attracted by the Spring strength (in the direction contrary to the Actuator...
  • Page 30 Washer Function test Note: All of these sequence below, will be operated by the PCB automatically. d) After a few seconds, the Electronic Control (PCB) will activate the Cold water inlet Valve for 3 seconds, then it will stop and the Hot water inlet Valve will be activated for more 3 seconds at this time the SUPER WASH Program led will turn off and the REGULAR WASH PROGRAM will light on.
  • Page 31: Wiring Diagram

  • Page 32: Required Tools And Device

    7. REQUIRED TOOLS AND DEVICE • Socket Screwdriver / Nutdrivers – 1/4”, 5/16” and 10mm. • Flat wrench – 1/2” and 10mm. • Philips Screwdriver – small, medium and large. • Screwdrivers – small, medium and large. • Pliers – standard and adjustable. •...
  • Page 33 CALLED CAUSE SOLUTION ON/OFF key not activated. Press ON/OFF key. Close the lid (washer does not Lid open. operate with lid open). Check whether or not tap is closed No water. or if there is water. Turn on cut-out switch or await No power supply.
  • Page 34 CALLED CAUSE SOLUTION Lid switch open. Replace Lid Switch. Measure continuity between Lid micro-switch wiring harness broken. involved wires. (R = 0). Measure continuity between Pressure switch, wires broken. involved wires. (R = 0). Replace Hose, pressure Switch. Hose, pressure Switch damaged. Washer doesn't Agitate.
  • Page 35 CALLED CAUSE SOLUTION Outlet hose over 1,20m height. Install hose correctly. Lid switch open. Replace Lid Switch. Measure continuity between Lid micro-switch wiring harness broken. Washer doesn't drain involved wires. (R = 0). water. Remove the object that is clogging Water pump clogged or with problem.
  • Page 36 CALLED CAUSE SOLUTION Clothes put in after water filling. Put in clothes before water filling. Inlet hose improper connected. Install hose correctly. Outlet hose improper connected. Install hose correctly. Pressure switch contacts with problems or Check continuity , as suggested in pressure switch hose loose/damaged.
  • Page 37 CALLED CAUSE SOLUTION Unleveled washer. Adjust the feet leveler. Improper cloth distribution inside of Basket. Guide consumer to distribute clothes correctly. Balance Ring is not in position or leaking. Place in right position, and replace if necessary. Vibration, displacement. Stap Snubber broken. Replace Stap Snubber.
  • Page 38 CALLED CAUSE SOLUTION Cloth weight improper for water volume Refer to Examples of Cloth selected. Weights per Wash table and select appropriate water level. Program improper for type of clothes. Refer to Wash Programs" table. Poor washing. Fast Wash cycle selected for very dirty clothes. This cycle is appropriate for clothes with low level of dirt.

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