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I have a kenmore 80 series washer and everything works fine except when I choose a speed combination that has a slow setting for the agitation, it will not agitate. When I switch it over to fast /fast , it agitates just fine. Has anyone out there ran into this prob and please tell me it's something simple.

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Sometimes things can get out of sync. Try unplugging the machine for a few hours to rest the code on the board. It's like rebooting your computer. I did this to mine and it cleared up the problem. The capacitors on the board need to discharge to completely depower the board. That why unplugging and replugging right away doesn't always work.

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SOURCE: Kenmore 80 series washer

Your transmission is not engaging thats why the speed changes your making will sometimes get it to work.Honestly any machine after the 10 year age mark is not worth the cost of replacing the transmission.

Posted on May 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore 80 series not agitating

Most likely you have a bad motor coupler. If you open the console and remove the two brass clips, this will let the front, sides and top all come off as you tilt it forward. At the botom center, you will find two metal clips holding the pump on. Remove. You will find 2 screws holding similar clips holding the motor on. Removed. On the back of the motor, is your coupler. Replace. Then re-assemble.

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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SOURCE: replacing the agitator dogs in a Kenmore 80 series washer

Hi, Remove the cap on the agitator and then remove the inside cover. There is a 7/16" bolt under the inside cover. Remove the bolt and the agitator will lift out. Seperate the 2 pieces of the agitator and replace the dogs. You might have to use a flat blade screw drive and punch out the 4 tabs around the bolt hole in the agitator if this applies.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Series 80 washer. Agitates too slow

check the dogs in the agitator take off the cap it should rachett if it turns free replace the dogs in the agitator

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

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SOURCE: kenmore 80 series washer won't spin or agitate

check to make sure the belt hasn't come off. if it's direct drive make sure the shaft is working and moving freely. if all of these check out the motor that turns everything my be stuck, frozen up or just bad all together.

Posted on Jul 15, 2012

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