Kenmore topload washer pumps water out but won't spin.
Our six year old washing machine has stopped spinning, but instead makes a sort of ratchety/grindy sound when pumping water out. It used to spin out only after you raised the lid and "reset" the door latch, but now it has just completely stopped spinning altogether.
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If the water drains between the wash and rinse cycles, your motor and pump are probably OK. If this is a machine with a dial, try a different cycle, like normal instead of heavy duty. If that works and the machine completes the entire cycle then the timer probably has a bad spot. You might try to find a replacement timer if that is the case although I didn't have any luck with my 10 year old washing machine. Best of luck
We experienced the same thing. I was able to restart and locate the noise to the water pump. After disassembling the water pump found the impeller shaft sliding out. For some reason this shaft will not stay in place. Had to order a complete pump assembly as the electric motor is not available.