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Kenmore Elite Washer top load Wont spin

Everything else works. But in the tub inside is wobbley and wont spin

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    Sherman May 11, 2010

    when you put your washer lid down do you hear a clicking noise

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Nut comes loose on bottom. Turn washer on side and re tighten. Happened to me twice. Used locktite the second time.

Its the large nut on the bottom of the washer basket. Can't miss it.

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Sounds to me like the belt is broken or has slipped off. Try taking the back off (6-8 screws) and you will immediately see if that is the problem.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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