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Washer not completing the cycle

I have a Kenmore washer and I've had it for about 8 or 9 years. It still looks like new. I am the only one using the washer, so I use it sparingly. I don't pile clothes in and I make sure everything is even. Just yesterday I found out that it stops at the rinse cycle and will not move. I've tried starting the cycle over and watched it, once it got to the middle portion of the first rinse cycle it stopped. Never went to spin. I tried starting it again at the first rinse cycle and it just sat there. I tried starting on the spin cycle and it made some noise like it was trying to start but didn't. I can't afford a new washer and repairs are very costly. Is there anything I can try that I haven't already tried? I had one dress in the washer and on the lowest level of water, I also used the delicate cycle. HELP! HELP! HELP! I don't have the model number since I am at work, however it is a Kenmore as I mentioned above.

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  • hurricanec4m Jul 15, 2009

    The Washer was purchased in 2000. It is not a brand spanking new washer, however, it shouldn't quit on me soooooo soon. I am pissed because I don't use it that much and I feel that I should be shutting down before my washer does. I'm older than that washer.

    Thanks for responding.

    hurricane

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    looking new and being new are 2 very diff things.

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OK , try this , open washer and check out the DRAIN MOTOR PUMP located at the bottom on the side (its got like a little fan on it) , take it out and remove any debris & lint , it could be clogged , hope it helps , AJ

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