Question about Kenmore Washing Machines
I had to replace the motor coupling in my Kenmore 70 series washer. In doing so I mistakenly dropped the transmission. After reading I was able to get the brake to go up and get the transmission back in, but know the basket will not spin at all. I was able to spin the basket manually before I took it apart. Thanks for any help
It appears your gear box has failed in this instance.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.
If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.
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Posted on Sep 17, 2010
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