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I have a Kenmore 90 Series washing machine Stylemaster 4217017. It quit spinning tonight. How do I fix it?

Stylemaster 4217017. The motor runs but the inside does not spin.

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Possible that the belt or the drive or the spindle assembly is the suspect. Click this link for tips to reset: Drum Reset

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SOURCE: kenmore 90 plus series: heavy duty super capacity won't agitate

this is the site to find out how to fix your washer.
you have a broken drive coupling.
it probably wont agitate or spin, but will fill and drain.
you need to remove 2 screws from the control panel, hinge it back and then remove the 2 brass colored clips that hold the cabinet to the base. once you do then pull the entire cabinet forwards to a 45 degree angle and pull it off the base.
then pull the 2 clips off pump and then 2 more on the motor. that will allow you to get to the drive coupling. you will find it to be broken.
replace it with part number 285753a for about 15-20 bucks.

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SOURCE: Kenmore 90 series noise after spin

You need to replace the drive block and basket drive. You can download a tutorial to get you started at www.shop.washermd.com. The gearcase replacement tutorial will put you in the right direction. Dave

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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You must replace the direct drive coupling between the motor and transmission. About $30.00

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Tip the washer onto the front and you will be able to see through the bottom to look for leaks.

Posted on May 31, 2009

SOURCE: 90 series Kenmore washer won't spin

You need a new timer. The clicking sound is the timer knob going and your washer not "agitating" is the result of the timer knob not sending the signal to the rest of the machine.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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