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I have a Kenmore Top-loading washer model # 110. 13202200. Everything works except "spin". The motor works to agitate but when the dial gets to a spin is supposed to start everything just stops. There's still power to the machine and the drum is not seized, I can turn it easily by hand, it just stops cold.

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  • jnpadula Jul 23, 2009

    are you sure it's that complicated and not just a relay or swithc? because the motor works fine in agitate, it just dosen't spin.

  • jnpadula Jul 24, 2009

    never mind, i fixed it. It was just a broken wire to the switch

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Hi

If washer is running, remove power and remove cabinet. Use a piece of insulated wire to by-pass the lid switch wires, turn the timer to spin and pull out the knob, push the knob back in and pull it out again. Watch for the clutch drum to turn (brown section in picture A). If it is turning but the inner wash tub is not, then more often than not you have a worn clutch lining or a weak spin spring, also the brake may have seized up. If the clutch drum is not turning and washer is not spinning, often the failure is in the transmission gear box. (See picture B).

I have a Kenmore Top-loading - 5c30592.jpg

You may have to get the gear-case out. Then take a look at that tan colored part in the middle of this picture.

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If the 2 drive "fingers" are broken off, the clutch can't dis-engage the brake and this means no spin.

Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.

Thanks
Rylee

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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    Rylee Smith Jul 23, 2009

    The issue is not with the relay as it agitates and the motor is running. You need to follow the above mentioned procedure and check what is wrong.



    Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.

    Thanks
    Rylee




  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith Jul 24, 2009

    That's very nice that you have been able to fix the problem.

    Thanks

    Rylee

  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith Jul 24, 2009

    Its good that it was just a broken wire.



    Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.

    Thanks
    Rylee




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