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I started my Kenmore Heavy Duty 70 Series Model # 92586200 (top loader) and walked away when I came back to check it, it was filled with water but had ran through the cycle without agitating, spinning and changing to rinse. It fills ok, but when its full and should be agitating all the knob does is click as it turns through the cycle. Its direct drive so no belt but when I looked underneath it, there was a belt of some sort that broke, whats going on?

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It sounds like you have a broken motor coupling. This is a very inexpensive and simple repair.

If the washer will fill and drain, but won't agitate or spin, you may have a broken motor coupling. The noise of the motor engaging, lack of agitation and ability to still drain are the usual symptoms. This is a common fail item with this model washer through normal wear and tear. Newer versions of the coupler are more resilient and resist breaking. The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385250-replacing_motor_coupling_kenmore_top

The motor coupling is located between the drive motor and the transmission and takes the place of a drive belt. They do wear out and can break. The replacement part number is included in the link I provided and is an improved upgraded coupling that is more resilient. It should last longer. If you have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

A replacement coupler can be purchased on line at appliancepartspros.com for about $11. Just use the part number in the link and "Search by Part Number" for your search criteria. PS That "belt" you found is probably part of the rubber bushing that has come apart.

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