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Whirlpool top load washer wont spin

Wont spin and is making very load noises

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The flexible joint under the tub may have failed

Posted on Jan 10, 2013

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SOURCE: Washer makes loud thumping after finished spin cycle

Remove washer cabinet (easy to remove)and check that "base pads" (there are 3 pads, located under the main tub)are not worn. In case they are worn (even one of them), you should replce them all. Good luck !!

Posted on Jun 07, 2006

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SOURCE: Whirlpool top load washer LSQ9610LG0 wont spin but makes noise

HI thanks for your question. the part that failed is called the motor coupling. it s located on the motor and the transmission. if you need help to replace come on back. but that's the part you need to change. thanks

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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SOURCE: kitchenaid top load washer wont agitate or spin

you have a direct drive washer with a coupling broke.Here is a good article on it http://repair2000.com/coupling.html

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool LSR5233EQ0 top loading washer wont spin

If the washer will fill and drain, but won't agitate or spin, you may have a broken motor coupling. The noise of the motor engaging, lack of agitation and ability to still drain are the usual symptoms. This is a common fail item with this model washer through normal wear and tear. Newer versions of the coupler are more resilient and resist breaking. The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385252-replacing_motor_coupling_whirlpool_top
The motor coupling is located between the drive motor and the transmission and takes the place of a drive belt. They do wear out and can break. The replacement part number is included in the link I provided and is an improved upgraded coupler that is more resilient and should last longer. If you have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

A replacement coupler can be purchased on line at appliancepartspros.com for about $11. Just use the part number in the link and "Search by Part Number" for your search criteria. Let me know if you have any questions. I hope you find this information helpful. NOTE: There are other problems that can cause the washer symptoms as you describe, but the motor coupling is the least expensive and easiest solution to try first. If the motor coupling is still intact, please let me know.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: makes a horrible noise when spinning out

Changing the belt should help.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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HI thanks for your question. the part that failed is called the motor coupling. it s located on the motor and the transmission. if you need help to replace come on back. but that's the part you need to change. thanks

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