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Post# 859204   12/30/2015 at 22:31 (539 days old) by grandpasgarage (Michigan)        

I picked this up the other day and was guided here. Anyone have a clue what this could go to? No markings nothing. Thanks!

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Post# 859211 , Reply# 1   12/30/2015 at 23:01 (539 days old) by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
Not Actually A Motor

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You have found a Westinghouse Slant Front Automatic Washer speed changer or you could also call it a 2 speed transmission, these were used on a WH FL washers from just after WW2-1955 and some commercial versions of WH washers for some time after 1955. This unit changed from tumble speed to spin speed when the solenoid was energized.


Post# 859295 , Reply# 2   12/31/2015 at 13:09 (539 days old) by grandpasgarage (Michigan)        

Thanks for the reply! Is there any value to something like this? A rarity or quite common. Im kind of new to the washing machine world of things.




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