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Kenmore Washer-coupling replaced-

WE have replaced the coupling between the motor and transmission of our Kenmore washing Machine Model 110...put the thing back together...plugged it in ...and filled the tub...it now agitates but we have a distinct odor of something burning..but see not fire...but there is a burning like odor.

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  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    Replaced motor coupling and still won't agitate or spin on Kenmore

    washer.

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Be sure that when you replaced the coupler, that you tapped on the rear (transmission) coupler. Take a long extension and a 9/16" socket and tap it until the shaft is flush with the inside of the coupler. Also, we have found that sometimes shaved rubber from the old coupler isnt rubbing or fell down in the area. Also, if you have it back out, be sure your new coupler doesnt show wear already. That would be an indication of a bad transmission, basket drive, or drum block.

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