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Kenmore double stack washer dryer agitator

When in the wash cycle, the agitator seems to be making a loud clunking noise - The transmission was recently replaced so not sure why this noise is occurring

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SOURCE: agitator very noisy while washing

There is a small roller that tightens the drive belt for the drum inside this unit. If it is loose it makes a squeaking noise. Tightening this may solve your problem. You will have to take off the back panel to do this repair

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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SOURCE: washer makes noise during spin cycle, wont agitate

Sounds like your transmission is going out. Yes washing machines do have transmissions, I know, strange huh? Anyway, the transmission is connected to your motor and the motor makes it spin and agitate. The transmission goes up into the tub and is basically the agitator. When the gears go bad in it, it will start making a loud noise almost like a grinding noise and won't spin properly or agitate. It is expensive to fix, almost as much as a new washer. Your best bet is to buy a new machine unless you can find a good deal on a refurbished transmission. Those will sometimes run only around 150 dollars. A new one though will cost you around 250. You might be able to find a good deal though. They are easy to fix, I myself replaced one in 15 minutes once when I was still a repair man for Sears. So, check out some prices and see what the best way to go is for you. If you have any questions about installing it let me know and I can give you an easy step by step walk through on it. I hope this helps you out and good luck.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore 98702 Stacked Washer / Dryer WON'T DRAIN

Did the unit ever drain? If it did, has anything changed?

Make sure the drain hose in back has not pinched (unit slid backward against the wall, pinching the hose.).

Motor is two speed, and if it's not kicking to the high speed, then there may be a timer problem.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Washer won't agitate or spin out.

Well it is ethier Belt, Cluch ,motor ,Or transmission. But it does sound like your transmission . The loud clunk is the brake in the gear case ( Trans.). It might have broken off.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore washer (model # 110 24872300) won't agitate.

Your machine has no belt. It has a direct drive coupling. The direct drive coupling between the motor and transmission must be replaced.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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There is a small roller that tightens the drive belt for the drum inside this unit. If it is loose it makes a squeaking noise. Tightening this may solve your problem. You will have to take off the back panel to do this repair

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