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My washer will spin out great when no clothes are in the drum but when there is clothes in it the drum acts all jumpy it spins but not like it should .what could it be

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    malena Nov 11, 2014

    my husband thinks its a shock absorber , what are your thoughts

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Your washer may not be level....it has to be in order to spin propperly
there are 2 screw in feet on the front try leveling it out!

Posted on Nov 11, 2014

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Try and help it to spin in the spin mode.. if it moves.. sounds like a clutch problem ..IF NOT... you may have something like nail, screw ect... binding the spin tub from moving.. get a flash lite do some close checking inside the spin tub

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Usually there are two windings for washers, One goes forward and one reverse, either one is bad OR: There is also a transmission in washers that when washing; they agitate the load when spinning; they, well spin! (ha) If it wont wash then there is either an internal component in the tranny bad or a solonoid that has gone out. Take the cover off and check to see if the belt is ok as well. Let us know :-)

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SOURCE: Admiral AAV8000AWW washer - clothes are wet after spin cycle...

may be a loose belt or a partial blockage somwhere.

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Thanks, Master Tech; I was having the same problem as Jason. When I put the pen in place, I realized that the motor was running, but the tub wasn't spinning (which I thought it was because of the sound of the motor). So, I put my hand in and gave it a push/spin and it started turning on its own after I did that.. So, I'm going to let it run and see what happens when the cycle is done. At least its a start in the right direction!

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SOURCE: Washer/Dryer is not spinning

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ngfam1 At your service!

Sometimes this can happen when the connector from the transmission to the drive of the agitator is worn and needs to be replaced.Similar to the drive shaft of a rear wheel drive v-8 car!

Could make this sound first, like a knock,knock,knock or klack, klack,klack
OR,SOMETIMES JUST NO SOUND AT ALL AND JUST NOT CONNECTED FROM THE TRANSMISSION TO DRIVE THE ROTATION OF THE TUB!
This means you need parts! and service!
How old is the washer if it is 10 years old or more I recommend being prudish about investing a lot of money in to it!
The newer models are so much more energy efficient, that they save you water,gas or electricity And detergent too!
They can pay for them selves in energy savings in a few years!


If so here is a good company that's found nation wide.
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A&E has schedulers available to take appointments 24/7
And they do warranty work too, for most manufactures!
1(800) 905-9505

You will be fine
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