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Washer doesn't spinn

Washer makes a noise and doen't spinn

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  • jlk4701 Dec 22, 2008

    My washer stopped in the middle of a load and I could smell something that smelled like burnig rubber coming fron the wsher

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008



    Won't spin. Close lid when set to spin, water seems to partially drain (sound in drain line) but never begins to spin.

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Defective Lid Switch

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Check lid switch for proper operation. Check the switch for continuity. If it is found to be open, replace the switch assembly.

Faulty Direct Drive Coupling
The Direct Drive (motor) Coupling may be broken. Many Whirlpool/Kenmore brands washing machines utilize a small, relatively inexpensive direct drive motor coupling. It's plastic and rubber and is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other.

It can wear out over time or fail under overloading conditions. This protects your transmission from excessive loading.

Water Level Switch
If the water level switch is not resetting once the water is drain, power will not be available to operate the motor during spin. Check the water level switch for proper operation.



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SOURCE: kenmore washer started making banging noise in

Having same problem with my Kenmore 500. Tomorrow will be the second time a repair man has visited the house. Washer on 5 weeks old. Drum bangs every other load. Load not unbalanced. Avoid this washer, it is a POS.

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