This Crosley washer maintenance guide shows you how to change the spin container on a top-load washer. The spin basket is used to hold clothing during the wash cycle. Replace the basket is if it’s damaged where it is attached to the hub, creating noises of banging, or a rubbing sound when you spin cycle. If your basket appears damaged or has rust spots It is possible to replace it. Rust may cause marks on your clothing. If the spin basket is damaged or rusted, replace it using a manufacturer-approved replacement part.
Shut off water and electricity: Unplug power cord from wall outlet. Turn off the valves for water supply for the Crosley washer. Wear protective gloves to protect your hands. Help someone lift the Crosley washer from the wall. Remove the top part of the panel. Close the lid with tape so that it does not open and result in damage to the console. The top screws are removed from the 2 hinge brackets on the side of the Crosley washer. The wire cover can be removed from the Crosley washer by taking off the screw. Slide the top of the panel forward by approximately half an inch, then raise the front panel by about a quarter of an inch. The panel will remain raised slightly, push the panel back about quarter inch to let it fall off the brackets. Take the top panel off and place it on the wall in front of the Crosley washer. To remove the tub ring, take the bottom off the tub ring and release it from the tabs that lock. If you need to, make use of a slot screwdriver. The tub ring is pulled out of the Crosley washer. To take the impeller off, insert an appropriate screwdriver into the hole located at the base of plastic cap. Then pull the cap off the impeller. To remove the bolt holding the impeller to its drive motor shaft, use the wrench or socket. Hold the impeller by your hands, then take it from the Crosley washer. Take the spin basket out of the washer tub. Put the spanner wrench on top of the spin basket so the teeth of the wrench are within contact with the nut. Strike the arm of the spanner wrench using an hammer to loosen up the spanner nut. Spin the spanner wrench until it is free, then remove it from the washer. To remove the spin basket from the tub in the washer by pulling straight up onto it.
Install the new spin basket: Set the new spin container on the upper part of the shaft in the lower part of the tub, and then push the new spin basket down until it’s fully seated on shaft. Install the spanner nuts and thread it onto the bottom of the spin basket. The spanner nut must be tightened by hand. Next, you should use the spanner wrench to tighten the spanner nuts. Use a sufficient force to strike the arm of the spanner wrench using an hammer to tighten the spanner nut.
Reinstall the impeller: Push the impeller down on top of the shaft for the drive motor until it’s fully seated. Connect the bolt to the impeller and tighten it. The cap should be firmly snagged back to the top of the impeller.
Reinstall the tub ring: Place the tub ring on the top of the outside tub and push it downwards. To lock the tabs, press down on the sections which are located over the tabs that lock.
Reinstall the top panels: Then, carefully lower the top of the panel. Engage the brackets by pushing the panel forward about quarter inch until it drops and the brackets snap. To secure the panel flush with the frame, press the panel back about 1/4 inch. The lid of the washer should be taken off. Install the screws into the hinges at the top to the back of the control console. Lock the screws tightly. Set the tabs on the left side of the cover into the slots and then line up the holes on the left and put the mounting screw in. Secure the wire cover by tightening the mounting screw. Reset the valves for water supply to restore power and water.
Connect the washer to the outlet: Then, return the Crosley washer back to its original spot. The washer can be calibrated by turning the control dial counterclockwise 1 time. Within about six seconds, quickly turn the control dial three clicks clockwise. Then, one counterclockwise and one more clockwise. The green status lights blink once you have successfully activated the diagnostic mode. If the status lights do not blink, rotate the control dial for a complete revolution counter-clockwise to reset your control. Try another time, this time turning the knob faster. Choose the Calibration Cycle in the diagnostic mode by turning the dial by four clicks clockwise. When the Rinse light turns on then press Start to start the Calibration Cycle that lasts for two to three minutes. The Calibration Cycle is done and the washer is shut off.