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Whirlpool Ultimate Care Heavy Duty Washing Machine does not spin. It still agitates, but does not spin. Looked for a broken belt but do not see any belts.

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It could perhaps be the lid switch. My washer would wash the clothes but would not go to the rinse cycle or the spin cycle. try pressing something longer into the slot and see if the switch is working. If not you will have to replace the switch or do what I did and cut the switch out completely and marry the two wires together. This is not recommended if you have children present as the spin cycle will only stop when you push the controls to your washer back down but it will solve the problem without having to spend any money!!

PS Unplug before you tamper with the wires

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There is a belt. It can be under the tub, but would be reachable. Get of common drawing of washing machines at: http://www.repairclinic.com and check the list of problems on there web site.

Posted on May 10, 2009

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I have a whirlpool ultimate care ii heavy duty super capacity plus washer that fills, and agitates, but will not "spin" or drain water. What do you guys think needs replaced?


"If it doesn't pump water out or spin, check to see if the motor is running, then proceed as follows:


If the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley or a broken pump belt. To check the pulley, remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely--if it's frozen or stiff--replace it. If the pump belt is broken or looks quite worn, replace it--but be sure to check the pump pulley before you change the belt.


If the motor isn't running, the lid switch may be defective. If so, the washing machine can't spin and may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it."

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My whirlpool ultimate Care II Heavy Duty Super Capacity Plus washer Very slightly agitates and don't spin dry


The motor coupler may be broken. Many Whirlpool®-manufactured washers use a small, relatively inexpensive motor coupling. It's plastic and rubber and is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. You may need to replace it.

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Whirlpool Ultimate Care Heavy Duty Washer will not spin


It sounds like you have a broken motor coupling. This is a very inexpensive and simple repair.

If the washer will fill and drain, but won't agitate or spin, you may have a broken motor coupling. The noise of the motor engaging, lack of agitation and ability to still drain are the usual symptoms. This is a common fail item with this model washer through normal wear and tear. Newer versions of the coupler are more resilient and resist breaking. The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385252-replacing_motor_coupling_whirlpool_top
The motor coupling is located between the drive motor and the transmission and takes the place of a drive belt. They do wear out and can break. The replacement part number is included in the link I provided and is an improved upgraded coupling that is more resilient. It should last longer. If you have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

A replacement coupler can be purchased on line at appliancepartspros.com for about $11. Just use the part number in the link and "Search by Part Number" for your search criteria.

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Old Washer won't spin or agitate


You found a belt? Most w/p washer do not have a belt they are direct drive. take off the pump and motor to replace the motor coupling, 2 plastic pieces w/ a rubber in between

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Won't spin or agitate


coupling.between motor and gearcase.

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Agitator


if its a 2 piece agitator.. the gears in top of agitator is stripped out.. change gears be like new....spin top countor clockwise if it dont grap.. gears bad

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