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98702 Washer Drain/Spin Dead.

My Kenmore 98702 washer Fills and agitates as expected but stops at the end of cycle failing to drain or spin. If knob is manually moved from drain cycle to rinse unit will agitate but not drain or spin. When in drain or spin unit is quiet making no noise. I would hate to spend a lot of money chasing various potential problems. Any help would be appreciated.

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    My Kenmore 98702 washer Fills and agitates as expected but stops at the end of cycle failing to drain or spin

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My Kenmore 98702 washer Fills and agitates as expected but stops at the end of cycle failing to drain or spin

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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    Jorge Rendon Jun 23, 2015

    Washer will not drain:

    The drain water pump is the main part in your washing machine that pumps out the water. If this is defective or has failed in any way, this will be the reason why your washer will not drain the water. Before you order a new drain pump, make sure to check the pump to be sure a small object like clothing or similar has not lodged itself inside of it causing the NO DRAIN issue and even a no spin issue?. If the drain pump is not clogged, you can test it with a multimeter and remove and replace if needed. Go to Google or YouTube and search for “Replace Washing Machine Drain Pump” then type your brand and model number of washer to show you details on replacement.

    Read more:http://removeandreplace.com/2014/10/30/f...

    The washing machine drain hose is where the water flows through to get the water out. If this drain hose is blocked, kinked, bent, or clogged, the washer will NOT be able to remove the water from the tub. Check the drain hose to be sure it allows the water to flow freely. You can take the drain hose off and run water through it in your sink to be sure it is not blocked. If there is water STILL in the washer when you remove the drain hose, grab a bucket as the water will exit from where you disconnected it


    The water pump belt (to drain out the water) may have broke or become frayed or loose. If this belt breaks then it is unable to drain and remove the water from your washer. Inspect the belt to see if this is causing the NO DRAIN issue and remove and replace if needed.

    If the lid switch is not working as required it will cause your washer to not drain (and many other problems). This may be unlikely as a bad lid switch will usually cause your washer to also not agitate or spin. However on some models this can vary. The best thing to do if you have a suspected bad lid switch is to test it. It can fail electrically and or mechanically. If mechanical failure is the issue, you should be able to see if it is cracked, broken, or not in place to make contact with the lid. To test it electrically, use a multimeter set on Ohms and test it for continuity
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It sounds like a bad lid switch.

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