Question about Washing Machines
I have a Kenmore 90 Series 20922990 Washer. The agitator had stopped working and the machine also would not spin. I searched online and found out it was probably the motor coupling. I followed the instructions, opened it up, and replaced the coupling (it was broken). I put it back together, and it worked nicely for a few minutes, then it started making a very rapid clicking sound and stopped agitating. I opened it up and put back two more times to make sure everything was in place. Now I'm afraid there is something else wrong. Also, when I took it apart the FIRST time, there was a puddle of dark brown/black gunk under the machine.
That dark brown gunk is the oil from the gearcase (transmission). If you had the washer tipped back, or laid it down, you shouldn't have. The oil will leak out. Leaking oil is also a symptom of a transmission going bad. It sounds like you need to replace the gearcase now. They aren't that expensive if you shop around. Searspartsdirect.com and appliancepartspros.com carry them. The part number is 3360629. The following link explains how to replace one if you decide to perform this repair yourself:
If you have any questions, plese let me know. I hope this helps you.
Posted on Jun 30, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that 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.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 16, 2015 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Feb 05, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Apr 06, 2010 | Kenmore 23822 Top Load Washer
Feb 14, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Jan 21, 2010 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer
Jul 14, 2009 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer
Jun 03, 2009 | Kenmore 3.2 cu. ft. Plus Top Load Washer
Apr 28, 2009 | Kenmore 23822 Top Load Washer
Mar 28, 2009 | Washing Machines
Nov 10, 2007 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer
301 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!