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Kenmore Series 80 washer doesn't always spin, only 1/3 of time.

I've already had the switch replaced and it didn't fix it.

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    James Hilton May 11, 2010

    I can't make since of the question. If you can give me a complete model number from around the lip where you load the clothes. Plus the problem your having, I'll be glade to help you.

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First of all check to see if the motor is running, then proceed as follows:

If the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley or a broken pump belt. To check the pulley, remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely,if it's frozen or stiff,replace it. If the pump belt is broken or looks quite worn, replace it but be sure to check the pump pulley before you change the belt.


If the motor isn't running, the lid switch may be defective. If so, the washing machine can't spin and may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.

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