I just took apart my whirlpool washer to replace the motor coupling. I have it almost all back together...but i have a LONG CLEAR hose that is attached the outside of the plastic agitator tub....
WHERE DOES THE OTHER END ATTACH TO???
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See if there is 120VAC at the drive motor while the machine should be agitating... if you have voltage, but no movement, replace the motor. Sometimes, the neutral connector on the motor plug will fail and there will be a brown spot on the white plastic "molex" plug. Whirlpool Washing Machine Drive Motor WP661600
Well I have a Roper Top Load Washer, bought it in 1998 ,no problems til back 6 years ago we had someone come fix it. My problem was the same wouldn't drain or spin. The problem was it was clogged, in the front when you lift off the washer casing theres a white piece connected to to tubes that drain. well there was my daughters pair of underwear in there and a couple small socks. He took them out put it back together and worked ever since. Until earlier tonight we had same problem so we took it apart ourselves and found my boyfriends sock in there took it out and put it back together and works great again. So far so good. Hope this helps Good luck. Tammy
you could have 2 problems,, first one- the motor bearings could be locked up-or the motor could be burnt--if so you would smell it--
2.you could have something logded in side the pump fan--the older models you can take apart & dislodge the item--the newer ones have to replace the whole pump..
Depending on your washing machine model, the drum and motor are connected by 2 plastice yellow circular pieces, with a black rubber washer in the middle with holes where the pegs or rods go into. The 2 plastic circular pieces have 3 pegs or rods if you will, that connect to the black rubber washer via 3 holes. Sometimes, one or both of the 2 plastic circular piece pegs get broken off or the rubber washer cracks and breaks apart, so that the motor will not turn the drum. If thats the case, you can purchase the 2 circular pieces and black washer piece as a set.
Last Night I took the machine apart to find clutch/brake assy ok gearbox was also ok then I noticed shaft coupling was different than new part I had in stock, new part made totally of nylon, old part fitted to machine has steel insert built into nylon. this was not fully located onto motor shaft and the first 1/4" of motor shaft had been stripped back to round ( no flat faces) also inside the steel lined bore of the nylon coupling had been worn to round.I replaced with new coupling of nylon and ensured both nylon parts fully pushed home onto motor shaft and gearbox shaft with any freeplay / gap being allowed in the rubber drive link. This has worked for now but expect trouble in future with worn motor shaft.