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Kenmore washing machine spin cycle is not working

My 8 year old Kenmore front load washing machine no longer spins during any of the cycles. I cleaned out the trap and drain. Is it the motor or could something else be wrong with it?

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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    Same problem as jekoniak623.

    The Drum in my washer does not move in any cycle. When I turn the dial to Spin, there is sound as if it wants to work(soft tick,tick sound). I'm guessing a belt and crossing my fingers it's not the gearcase.

    I'll buy a new washer before I pay 200.00 for just one part!

    M# 110:23812100 Kenmore top load washer.

  • MainFrame2k
    MainFrame2k May 11, 2010

    Does the drum not move at all or does it just not move during the spin cycle?

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It appears your timer/controller or pressure switch has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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