Question about Kenmore Washing Machines
I have a kenmore washing machine 70 series. It is about 9 years old. It will pump water but not spin. What could be the problem?
Hello Friend, Your solution is very simple. You need to replace the motor coupler. It's easy to replace the motor coupler on your machine. First, remove the two screws that hold control panel in place and tilt back exposing the two metal clips that hold the cabinet in place. You will see some wires plugged into the cabinet, just unplug them. There are two clips, one on each side. Just pop these clips off and lift cabinet slightly from back and tilt forward. At this point you will be able to completely remove the cabinet. Once you have cabinet removed just set it aside. Now, just lay the washer on it's back. At this point you will see the water pump, motor, and transmission. Remove the pump by snapping off the two spring clips. The pump will slide right off the motor shaft. Now, remove the two screws that hold the two spring clips attached to motor. Unplug all the wires etc. and then snap the metal clips off motor. Lift motor straight up, it should slide right off. Now you will see the motor coupler. Half of the coupler is on the transmission shaft and the other half is on the motor shaft. There is a rubber center connector ring that connects the two together. Just remove the old coupler pieces by prying under them with slotted screwdriver and replace with new ones. Re-assymble the washer and the problem you are encountering should be solved. Happy to help, Tim.
Posted on Jun 27, 2009
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 23, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Aug 31, 2009 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer
Aug 27, 2009 | Kenmore 3.2 cu. ft. Plus Top Load Washer
Jul 06, 2009 | Washing Machines
Apr 04, 2009 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer
Mar 27, 2009 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer
Jan 19, 2009 | Kenmore 24932 Top Load Washer
Sep 14, 2008 | Kenmore 20722
Sep 05, 2006 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer
148 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: