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Kenmore 80 washer that spins but clothes are still too wet...

Hello,
I have a Kenmore 80 series washer that seems to be functioning properly as far as it following the correct cycles and draining, etc. but it doesn't seem to be spinning out the clothes completely. It is most noticeable with heavier items such as jeans and towels.
Any suggestions as to what may be causing the issue? Thanks so much!

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    PrettyInPink May 27, 2009

    It is not spitting any oil thank goodness. Is it likely that the transmission will go out very soon as well?

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To me this sounds like a clutch,
or possibly worse, your transmission that is spitting oil onto your clutch
lift the front of the washer and check to see if there is a puddle of oil on the ground. if so, its most likely your transmission. and a clutch would be a temporary fix
but if no puddle, it is most likely just the clutch that needs replacing

Posted on May 27, 2009

  • slypp187 May 27, 2009

    no, the transmissions in those are bullet proof,
    the only reason you would ever need to change your transmission is if it is leaking too much oil, and you change it only because the clutch will keep wearing out.
    those transmissions are capable of running with almost no oil in them at all. the oil is 90% for noise reduction 10% lubrication.
    you issue is most likely the clutch 95% sure.


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