Question about Whirlpool Washing Machines
Could be an issue with the timer. For the typical later model Whirlpool/Kenmore direct drive washer the motor always turns in the same direction while agitage and spin go in opposite directions. There is a transmission/gear box which allows whis to work. The timer is supposed to pause for about 10 seconds just before the spin cycle to allow the motor to stop and then start again when the gears are set to spin mode. A bad timer (which is a common problem) may not be allowing this reset and the washer won't spin all of the time although it may agitate and may spin some of the time.
Tell-tale sign of a bad timer is a small burn mark near one of the connectors. You may have to remove the timer to see this and even then look very closely.
A new replacement Whirlpool timer will run you between $100-150 for the part.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 16, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 15, 2016 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Mar 08, 2015 | Amana Washing Machines
Jan 10, 2014 | GE WSM2420D Unitized Spacemaker Washer /...
Oct 02, 2012 | Whirlpool Washing Machines
its a separate cycle all by itself.
Say U hand wash something in a sink and instead of wringing it out by hand U can put it in the washer and press this SPIN cycle.
So U can also use it to spin more water out of your garments after the regular wash and spin cycle.
Slower spin speeds mean -
May 17, 2011 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer
Apr 11, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer
Jun 17, 2009 | Frigidaire FTF2140E King-Size ENERGY STAR
May 20, 2009 | Asko Washing Machines
May 17, 2009 | Kenmore 15864/15862 Top Load Washer
Mar 13, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
Jun 17, 2017 | Whirlpool Washing Machines
90 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!