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Washer fills up, motor hums, but no spin.

Everything works but the spin. It just hums.

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Sounds like the drive belt is broken these models have pump belt and a drive belt

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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The washer will fill up with water but it wont start washing or drain or spin you hear a humming noise then everything stops. Then in about 5 mins it will hum again then stop again


If the washer will not agitate, spin or drain it's a motor problem, capacitor or a broken motor coupler. It's either a loose wire connection on the start circuit or failed contact in the timer. When you say that the motor hums during spin, that would indicate that the motor has run voltage, but it has no start voltage. It needs both start and run voltage in order to get the motor started and running. The start voltage gets the motor started, and once started all it needs is run voltage to keep it running. The only difference between agitate and spin is that the polarity is reversed in order to start the motor in the opposite direction. The reversal of the polarity is controlled by timer contacts 7 and 14.

Most likely it's a timer or loose wire connection.


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Washer not spinning


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If you are neither spinning nor agitating and you can hear the motor running (humming or buzzing) the the problem is with the coupling. See the first link below to repair.

If the motor does not run, only fills, no drain, no buzz no hum then the problem is most likely with the lid switch, see the second link.There is video near the bottom of that page showing how to replace it. Let me know if this helps.

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The drum doesn;t turn during wash or spin cycle


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Kindly remove the back panel of the unit and check whether the belt is properly fixed if it is ok means check the wire connection if everything is fine. kindly check the motor humming sound once the water is filled if you find the humming sound means kindly replace the motor

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My washer will not drain but everything else is working on it can u give me instructions?


most of the time it is the door switch that gets damage when the door slams. if its only fill with water but not turning then it is defently the door switch.

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My washer will fill up and drain but not agitate or spin


Looks like the motor needs to be replaced. After some years of use, the motor may not have enough strength to move the drum. If you test the motor by itself, it may work, but can't handle a load.

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Washer won't spin or agitate


bad lid switch or bad motor coupler or both-mike

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How do I find model number?washer just hums


Check the motor or the tub bearing. Something is frozen on your machine and not letting it spin. You can also check the brake or clutch and make sure it is not stuck. On the back of the unit when you remove the back panel you will be able to see everything that you need to get at

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Roper washer will not spin or agitate


Your coupling between the gearcase and the motor has broken. Go to a appliance parts store and ask for a whirlpool washer coupling. Remove the cabinet by taking the 2 screws out just behind the control panel.

remove the whole cabinet.Everything clips together. Pump first, motor, and then coupling. BobH

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